Date wise Archive

Itanagar

The family members of Kalikho Pul today expressed concern over the "misuse" of the 60 page note 'Mere Vichar', penned by the former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister days before his suicide, for vested interest.

Jamshedpur

A tribal organisation, Adivasi Sengel Abhiyan (ASA) today demanded that Santali language, which has been recognised under the 8th schedule of the constitution, be accorded the status of first official language in tribal-populated Jharkhand.

Imphal

Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh said today that he was ready for tripartite talks with the United Naga Council (UNC) to end the crippling three-month-long economic blockade.

Aizawl

The fourth round of peace talks between Mizoram government and Hmar People's Convention (Democratic), which was scheduled to be held in mid February has been deferred and is now likely to be held in March.

Kolkata

To clear the rush of passengers, Eastern Railway will run three pairs of special trains during Holi Festival. Out of three pairs of Holi Specials, two pairs will run between                    Howrah and Muzaffarpur and one pair between Sealdah and Kamakhya.

Kolkata

To ensure uninterrupted power supply to residences and exam centres during the Madhyamik and Higher Secondary exams from February to April, special arrangements are being made by CESC.

Report by: 
TABASSUM

A major fire mishap in the commercial hub of the city destroyed materials worth lakhs of rupees in an under-construction building on Tuesday. According to sources, the blaze was reported late night on Monday in the first floor of the under-construction building reportedly belonging to M/s Rajeshwari Golden Jewellery at Aberdeen Bazar.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

While the UT Administration is actively promoting cashless/less-cash transactions, implementation of the ‘Digital India’ initiative at Betapur Saw Mill has created resentment in the North and Middle Andaman region.

Report by: 
TABASSUM

Suicide bid

Port Blair

Acting on information received on February 15 about fresh stock of IMFL being supplied to wine shops in Port Blair city area as almost all outlets were running out of IMFLs, special raiding teams under the command of SI Jeevan, SI Manoj Lall and SI Dheeraj Kishen were

Port Blair

The Joint Secretary & OSD (NEET), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi in a notification dated February 1 has informed that the CBSE will conduct National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), 2017 on May 7 (Sunday) for  admission to MBBS/BDS courses

Port Blair

A table-top-cum-orientation programme was conducted in the Sahana Hall, Wimberlygunj on Tuesday by the Disaster Management Department in coordination with Directorate of Education involving all heads of schools and their DM In-charge (Teacher) of  Wimberlygunj Educati

Port Blair

The first edition of Assistant Commissioner's Cup 2017 was inaugurated on Sunday at the Mini Stadium of Campbell Bay. The T-20 League-cum-knock tournament was inaugurated by Commandant S Prem Kumar (CO, Indian Coast Guard, Campbell Bay) in the presence of Dr.

Port Blair

Maha Shivratri Puja will be performed at the shrine of Ramakrishna Mission here on February 24 from 6.30 pm.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from February 22-26. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather in the next five days.

Port Blair

Surupanjali in association with Gaythri Chetna Kendra (Haddo) organised Pancha Kundiye Gayathri Mahayagya for the students appearing for CBSE Board Exams on Sunday in the premises of RGT Public Vidyalaya here.

Port Blair

The Police Training School, A&N Islands organized a two-day course on “Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act, 2012” recently for in-service police personnel for awareness under the supervision of Smt Geeta Rani Verma, Principal, PTS.

Port Blair

An awareness programme on alcoholism and ill-effects of drug abuse, and tobacco by the Directorate of Prohibition is underway in all projects of ICDS, Diglipur, Rangat & Car Nicobar was  organized by the District Administration at Car Nicobar, at Community Hall at

Port Blair

POCSO e-box is a major initiative by NCPCR to help children seek help and report such crimes directly to the Commission.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

The Supreme Court  judgment given on January 11 in the Sahara-Birla papers case dismissing application submitted by the activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan pleading for investigation into large scale payments made to the political leaders including the Prime Minister, has created  fresh furore in the legal circles.

Author: 
Pradeep Kapoor

During last two phase polling, Samajwadi Party and Congress appears to be emerging as frontrunner in a multi-corner contest for crucial assembly polls for Uttar Pradesh assembly.
Heavy polling in second phase also indicates that voters are determined for a government formation ruling out the possibility of a hung assembly.
Significantly enough, districts with Muslim populations saw maximum turn out and heavy voting from both the communities.

The digital age has made it practically impossible to separate fact from fiction, truth from propaganda. Facebook, Twitter and Blog have become part of our daily life and it is very difficult, if not practically impossible, to control or keep an eye on their contents. Any attempt to do so will surely invite the criticism that free flow of information is being arbitrarily blocked. But there is no denying the fact that quite often, false, malicious, tendentious libellous and provocative material is uploaded and disseminated through the electronic media.

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