Date wise Archive

Jalpaiguri

A 15-year-old physically and mentally challenged girl was raped allegedly by her neighbour at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district, police said today. The rape was done allegedly by Kalipada Nandi (61) yesterday.

Tezpur

A rhino was killed and its horn taken away in the Kaziranga National Park today.

Kolkata

BSF today seized 100 fake Rs 2,000 currency notes from Malda district in West Bengal, making it the biggest such haul from the India-Bangladesh border region post demonetisation.

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In what could be another major loss for the UT Administration, a legally employed forest tusker is battling for life in the Middle Andaman region. Mattu served for more than 15 years in the Department of Environment and Forests, but when the  latest machinery claimed importance, official indifference started taking lead in our system.

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TABASSUM

Robbery at Shore Point house

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BALARAM SINGH

Three days after reported missing, a 71 year old resident of Govind Nagar was found dead in a well here. According to reports, Imboo Munda, a resident of Govind Nagar, 6 km from here, went missing on the 13th of this month and his family members lodged a report at the local police station. A case of unnatural death has been registered at PS Campbell Bay.

Port Blair

The Commander, Coast Guard, A & N Region, Inspector General Kuldip Singh Sheoran PTM,TM, hosted the 41st Coast Guard Raising Day reception on Tuesday at the Regional headquarters premises here.

UTLBC meeting held
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The Union Territory Level Bankers’ Committee (UTLBC) meeting, which was held in the conference hall of Megapode Resort here on Wednesday, reviewed and discussed the performances and progress made by banks during the quarter ending December 31, 2016.

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The annual sports extravaganza at remote Baratang in Middle Andaman concluded on Tuesday amid great enthusiasm. In the 5th season of Birsa Munda Knockout Cricket Tournament, School Line beat Fibre XI in an exciting finale to clinch the title. According to reports, altogether 12 teams participated in the tournament.

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M SURESH KUMAR

The Private Bus Association staged a protest today at Municipal Bus Stand, Mohanpura, here to press for their demands.

Movie fest underway
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The five-day ‘Indian Panorama Film Festival’  got underway on Wednesday with its inauguration by the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar at DBRAIT Auditorium here this evening. Smt. Rupa Ray, Padmashree Awardee, Mr Naresh Chander Lal, Secretary, IP, Dr. A. K. Singla, Director IP&T, Mr Amit Anand were present on the occasion.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council will organize a camp on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (HFA) at ward no. 24 from February 16-18 at the Old Panchayat Office, Near Petrol Pump, Bathu Basti.

Port Blair

In its weekly 'KANOON KI BAAT' programme, a LIVE Phone-in interactive programme will be broadcast on February 18. The topic of discussion will be ‘Increase in Suicidal rates’. The programme will be broadcast on Saturday from 7.20 am to 7.40 am.

Port Blair

The Secretary (UD/RD/PRI), Mr Udit Prakash Rai, will be the guest in the 21st episode of LIVE programme of All India Radio entitled “GOOD MORNING PORT BLAIR’ to be broadcast on February 20. The topic of discussion will be "Swachh Bharat Mission".

Port Blair

An orientation programme  was organised by Department of Commerce & Management of Andaman College (ANCOL), Port Blair on th February 15. Mr Bala V Meshram, Senior Vice-President, The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, A & N Islands observed the 2nd death anniversary of Comrade S.K.Vyas, a legendary leader and former president of the Confederation of Central Govt.

Port Blair

In view of the recent incident occurred at North Bay on February13 with a tourist and frequent instructions being given to the scuba and snorkelling including tourist boat operators time and again and even conducting meetings with them, they are not following the safe

Port Blair

The District Administration from its District Health Society, South Andaman (National Health Mission) under the aegis of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Cooperative Ltd (ANIIDCO) has conducted the awareness programme on “Hazards of Addiction of Al

Port Blair

The Police Training School, Prothrapur organized a two-day  training programme on ‘First Aid Techniques’ in collaboration with ANIIMS & DHS, A&N Islands on February 10 and 11 to provide immense help and pre-hospital Trauma Care in case of casualties, under the

Port Blair

In order to observe Swachhta Fortnight (Pakhwadas) from  February1 to 15, under Swachh Bharat Mission, all the Health Centres/facilities (District Hospital, Community Health Centre, Primary Health Centres and Sub Health Centres) of the South Andaman had conducted the

It has been my endeavour that there should be a strict Quality regime in Indian steel industry for health and safety of the steel consumers, whether it be stainless steel, construction grade steel or other steel products. We have brought certain products under Quality Control Order and are gradually expanding the scope by bringing in more and more products under BIS certification.

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Ajay Srivastava

Latest data suggests signs of recovery of India’s exports. December 2016 is the continuous 4th month when merchandise exports registered positive growth. Despite weak global demand, India’s overall Trade figures also look good, helped by the strong net foreign exchange earnings from the IT-led Services Export Sector. During this period, Government kept a watch and intervened frequently to improve the export performance through initiatives targeted at improving export competitiveness: both short and long term.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is not regarded as a run-of-the-mill politician but one with commitment to certain values and principles. This is the primary reason why, even after breaking with the BJP in Bihar in 2015, he was able to retain power by a convincing majority by forming an alliance with his arch-rival Lalu Prasad Yadav and the Congress. His firm stand against the polarizing politics of the BJP endeared him to the people of Bihar and this was reflected in the assembly election results.

Newly elected LLP Palaniswami stakes claim to form govt, OPS reaches out Sasikala loyalists
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The Supreme Court today restored AIADMK chief V K Sasikala's conviction in a disproportionate assets case and sent her back to jail, making her bid to become chief minister of Tamil Nadu short-lived and sparking a fresh battle for power in the ruling party.

Announces Rs 220 cr road link project to connect Kalimpong with Sikkim via old Silk Route
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Durgadas Bandyopadhyay

True to her promise, chief minister Mamata Banerjee today presented a gift to the people of Kalimpong, when she declared it the 21st district of the state. Kalimpong was till now a sub-division of the Darjeeling district.

Kolkata

The Congress-Left Front alliance in the West Bengal Assembly suffered a jolt today with the Congress deciding to boycott the rest of the budget session, but the Left combine opposed it.

Kolkata

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today refused to comment on state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's criticism of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

Used to quarrel with her over affair with a boy
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The police is on the lookout for a 22-year-old youth who allegedly shot dead his 26-year-old sister at Serampore town in Hooghly district early today in what appeared to be a case of honour killing.