Island News

Port Blair, 29 Jul 2016/--/The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has strongly condemned the withholding of salary for the month of July, to  a large number of  Headmasters(including...
Port Blair, 29 Jul 2016/--/The workers of APWD including daily rated mazdoors will go on an indefinite strike from 10th August, 2016 to protest against the delay in implementing the Govt. of India’s order to grant the...
Port Blair, 29 Jul 2016/--/Mr. Bhabesh Majumder, Founder, Sudhangshubala Foundation Trust has appreciated Lt.Governor A.K. Singh and his team for creating innumerable assets within the islands that will go a long way in...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 29 Jul 2016/--/The century-old Alipore Correctional Home, that formed part of our history of freedom struggle, is going to be shifted to a location at Baruipore in South 24 Parganas district. A small part of the jail that has 1500 rooms has already been converted to a museum. An 18-acre...
Kolkata, 29 Jul 2016/--/A day after Joint Commissioner (Crime) Vishal Garg said that initial investigation indicated Aabesh’s death had been accidental, family members of the 17-year-old met chief minister Mamata Banerjee today and negated the police’s theory. At about 7.30 am today, five of Aabesh...

Sports News

Bhubaneswar, 26 Jul 2016/--/In a bid to boost morale of the Rio Olympic bound sports persons from the state, Odisha Government today announced Rs 60 lakh special incentive for the six participants. The sports women who...
Mumbai, 26 Jul 2016/--/The Chief Minister of the west Indian state of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday told the state Assembly that he has written to the Union Sports Minister, seeking justice for wrestler...

Hills (Darjelling) News

RANIDANGA, 29 Jul 2016/--/Rajiv Rana, Commandant 41st Bn Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Ranidanga inaugurated the ‘Tree Plantation Programme’ at SSB Ranidanga Campus today in the presence of Ms Rana, President SWWA (SSB...
DARJEELING, 27 Jul 2016/--/A 26-year-old man from Dumdum in Kolkata, who had been working as a bank executive in Darjeeling for the last four years, on Tuesday sent a video clip to a colleague from his mobile-phone that...
DARJEELING, 27 Jul 2016/--/Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today vented his frustration and anger at the state government for its alleged interference and threatened to re-start the statehood movement. He...

National News

NEW DELHI, 29 Jul 2016/--/External affairs ministry today made it clear that there will be no bilateral meeting between Union home minister Rajnath Singh and Pakistani leaders when he travels to Islamabad to attend the...
NEW DELHI, 29 Jul 2016/--/Opposition today hit out at BJP over an attack on two Muslim women in Madhya Pradesh on the beef issue and alleged that Dalits and Muslims were being increasingly targeted, prompting Union home...

Business News

NEW DELHI, 28 Jul 2016/--/Five parties, including the Left, Thursday asked the Union government to assure the states that their financial needs will be taken care of before the GST Bill, which take away states' right to...
NEW DELHI, 28 Jul 2016/--/The government Thursday reached out to leaders of several opposition parties, including Congress and Samajwadi Party, over the contentious GST Bill which is likely to be taken up by the Rajya...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 28 Jul 2016/--/Stocks kept their winning run going for a second session as the BSE Sensex gained over 184 points to 28,208.62 -- a nearly one-year high -- on more positive signals on GST bill and improvement in corporate earnings. Besides, the broader NSE Nifty perked up by 50.50 points to...

Political Delicacies

17 Jul 2016/--/Uttar Pradesh this time will be the battle ground of three women -- Anupriya Patel of BJP, Mayawati of  the BSP and, of course, Priyanka Gandhi of the Congress. BJP which forced a split...
10 Jul 2016/--/If the Congress does well in Uttar Pradesh in 2017 Assembly polls, then Priyanka Gandhi will be the face of the Congress party in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.  Priyanka has been sent to UP...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 29 Jul 2016/--/Certified as ‘fully organic’, perhaps the first in the country, the Himalayan state of Sikkim, in its endeavour to promoting the achievement, has called for investors from across the nation  to...
SILIGURI, 29 Jul 2016/--/The 6th Border Coordination Conference between  Border Security Force (BSF) and Region Commanders, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) was held at Siliguri recently. A 20 member BGB delegation was led...
SILIGURI, 29 Jul 2016/--/A Bhutanese woman holding dual citizenship was arrested today by the Jalpaiguri police for alleged involvement in smuggling animal body parts. Officials of Baikunthapur forest division under...

Echo World

Sagamihara (Japan), 26 Jul 2016/--/A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage today at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, police said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to...
Abu Dhabi, 26 Jul 2016/--/Solar Impulse 2 landed today in the UAE, completing its epic journey to become the first sun- powered airplane to circle the globe without a drop of fuel to promote renewable energy. The plane...

Reflex Action

29 Jul 2016/--/The CPM politbureau member Brinda Karat was narrating the half truth when she said that the public thrashing of Dalits in Gujarat has the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “support to criminal activities” of cow protection committees. True enough, this was more than a criminal activity;...

Editorial

29 Jul 2016/--/Mamata Banerjee has again forcefully raised with the Centre the issue of the debt-servicing of the States. During her recent visit to the capital, she took up the matter with the Prime Minister and the Union Finance Minister. The Prime Minister has reportedly told her that he would ‘look into the matter’. Arun Jaitley was more curt and blunt: ‘The money was borrowed by the State Gov...