Date wise Archive

Samastipur

Brother of a JD-U MLA, along with two others, was named in an FIR today lodged in connection with the alleged murder of journalist Braj Kumar Singh at Salkhani village here in the district.

NEW DELHI

Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh today met President Pranab Mukherjee to discuss the ministry of home affairs' (MHA) report to the Election Commission that termed the law-and-order situation in the state as "grave".

Kolkata

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya today asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi to clear her stand on the ponzi scam, and wondered why her party was rallying behind TMC on the issue as the Supreme Court has ordered a CBI inquiry into it based on an appeal by Co

Ranchi

The Jharkhand government has decided to transfer the deputy commissioner and superintendent of police of a district where a shoe was hurled at chief minister Raghubar Das on January 1, an official said today.

Agartala

There have been no extremist-related incidents in Tripura during the last two years but insurgents are still in hiding in neighbouring Bangladesh, a top police official said today.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today conducted an aerial survey of Patna to oversee arrangements for the ongoing Prakash Parv to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, for which lakhs of devotees from across the world have arrived here.

Dumka

A 35-year-old cloth store owner was shot dead by unidentified men near Dhaka village of Guhiajori locality in Dumka district on Tuesday evening, police today said.

Berhampur

Odisha government has sanctioned        Rs 5 crore to Khallikote Cluster University for infrastructural developments for the playground of the Khallikote (Autonomous) College.

Kohima

Nagaland was rocked by scams and saw a spate of agitations and protests besides continuous push by the civil society for a solution to the vexed Naga issue in 2016.

Kolkata

CESC observed Central Safety Day on January 3 and 4 at Science City Auditorium to propagate awareness about the need to adhere to safety norms during electrical installations and related work.

Over 800 passengers stranded at Chennai after MV Nicobar develops serious snag
Report by: 
TABASSUM
Though the UT administration is making dedicated efforts to procure new passenger vessels to bolster the shipping services, respite from the problems caused by routine breakdown of vessels in the current DSS fleet remains far from ensured.
Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT
The defunct ATM (Automated Teller Machine) facility is taking a toll on villagers of Car Nicobar in the southern group of islands.
Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH
Incessant rains lashed many parts of Great Nicobar on Wednesday. The sudden cloudburst that lasted for four hours from 8 am today flooded villages like Kamal Basti, Indira Nagar and parts of the main bazaar near the Panchayat market.
Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH
Visiting the vegetable market in different parts of Great Nicobar is proving to be an expensive affair for the residents these days. Amid prevailing cash crunch, people's budget here are going haywire as they have to review their monthly expenditure in the backdrop of unexpected rise in rates of various varieties of vegetables in this remote territory.
Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR
While the population of North and Middle Andaman has welcomed the decision of the Administration to close the Andaman Trunk Road for two days to carry out major maintenance, villagers of Rangat and adjoining areas are demanding arrangements for alternate mode of transport during the two days.
Port Blair
A delegation of Island Development Organization (IDO) led by Mr B K Chauhan, District President of South Andaman, Mr S Xavier, District General Secretary, Mr Arockiya Raj and Joint Secretary, Mr Selvam visited  Tushnabad recently to take stock of concerns in the reg
Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy to very heavy rain (12-20 cm) at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the next 48 hours.

Port Blair
A team of Food Safety Officers Mr. A. Khalid, Smt. S. Nisha, Smt. Sarina Nadeem attached to Food Safety Unit, South Andaman conducted surprised inspection on Wednesday at Municipal Market, opposite Marine Dockyard and found M.
Port Blair

To promote cashless transactions, on 16.12.2016 at 1800 hours, a meeting with shopkeepers of Neil Island was held by PS Neil Island to promote cashless transactions. Mr Sanaj Kumar, Manager of Syndicate Bank Neil Island branch also participated in the meeting.

Port Blair
Establishing IT and ITeS industries in A&N Islands is one of the thrust areas of development identified by this UT Administration which will generate employment opportunities.
Port Blair
The much-awaited ‘Island Tourism Festival’ – 2017 will begin on January 6, 2017. The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi will inaugurate the mega event as the chief guest at 6 pm at ITF Ground on that day.
Port Blair

Thiru A R Marudhavanan, The State Organiser of DMK, A & N Islands and all office- bearers have congratulated Thalapathy M K Stalin on being elevated as the Working President of DMK, a release says.

Port Blair
The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Mr B. Eswar Rao has expressed gratitude to the Lt. Governor for approving revision of octroi on IMFL and beer.
Port Blair
The 62nd National Conference of Akhil Bharatiya Vidharthi Parishad was held at Indore from December 24 to 27.The conference was inaugurated by the Defence Minister of Government of India, Mr Manohar Parrikar and Padma Vibhusan Sonal Manshing.
Port Blair
World Braille Day was celebrated at CRC, DIET on Wednesday to commemorate the birthday of Louis Braille. The main objective of the day is to spread awareness about the Louis Braille, Braille code and rights of DIVVANG children/ persons.
Port Blair
Due to maintenance of one 5 MW DG unit at IPP Bambooflat on January 8, rotational load shedding of one hour duration during evening peak hours from 5 pm to 11 pm will be carried out in Port Blair and South Andaman area.
Port Blair
A programme on ‘How to excel in studies by improving concentration’ was organized for the students of higher classes at Govt. Model Senior Secondary School here on Tuesday. The Secretary of the Ramakrishna Mission, Swami Amartyananda was the main speaker.

The Samajwadi Party is a strange political animal that takes a morbid pleasure in making a laughing stock of itself again and again in full public view. What has been going on in this party in UP for the last few days has earned it no end of sound bytes in the TV news channels and no end of column centimetres in newspapers.

Author: 
Ashis Biswas

Researchers in West Bengal have succeeded in developing a new strain of rice capable of resisting arsenic contamination in vast areas where the groundwater has been affected by chemical poisoning.

Author: 
Ashok B Sharma

India’s exports are facing the challenges of global recession and protectionist measures in the developed world. After two consecutive years of drought, this year’s good monsoon rains came as a blessing to the farmers.

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