Date wise Archive

Guwahati

President Pranab Mukherjee today said Assam, which is emerging as economic hub of India, is perfectly positioned to become the corridor of the country to the ASEAN nations as the 'Act East' policy takes forefront.

Kolkata

Amidst the controversy over crackdown on illegal abattoirs in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal BJP's minority cell has decided to launch an awareness programme about the "ill effects and environmental hazards" of beef consumption and cow slaughter in the state.

Kolkata

The state correctional department has put owners of various chit fund companies, including Saradha Group chairman Sudipto Sen and Rose Valley head Gautam Kundu under close surveillance inside the jail.

Patna

BJP today suspended its Legislative Council member Lal Babu Prasad for allegedly sexually harassing a woman LJP MLC.

Ranchi

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das is doing all he can to win the Littipara Assembly by-election to deal a blow to the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). And the JMM is desperate to retain the seat, until now known as its stronghold.

Kolkata

A shopkeeper was arrested here today for allegedly selling "artificial eggs" to a woman, police said.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today announced in the state Assembly that the state government would provide subsidy on power bill to consumers instead of power companies from 2017-18 fiscal.

Bhubaneswar

Maoists attacked a railway station in Odisha's Rayagada district early today, triggered a blast and put up posters protesting against the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state next month.

Kolkata

Prompt action by two divisional railway managers (DRM) of Eastern Railway ensured quick medical assistance for a travelling passenger today.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

The slack approach of Port Blair Municipal Council towards ensuring proper sanitation and maintenance of public facilities has once again put it at loggerheads with the residents of Japan road, Dairyfarm, Ward no. 14, the area infamous for indiscriminate dumping of garbage since decades.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi visited the ‘Kalapani Museum - a Centre of Research & Education’, situated at Garacharma on Friday.

Port Blair

A delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party led by the State President, Mr Vishal Jolly met the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi on Friday and expressed gratitude for granting approval for the Undersea Optical Cable project and other development projects.

Port Blair

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services has been striving to improve the status of availability of fresh milk in these islands.

Port Blair

The 21st round of Foot and Mouth Disease vaccination programme will be carried out by the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services in the South Andaman area from April 01 to 20, 2017.

Port Blair

The Kyokushin Karate Organization (KKO) Andaman & Nicobar islands approved by KAI (Karate Association of India), recognized by Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, Govt.

Port Blair

Ambassador of Swatch Bharat Mission, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Padmashree Naresh Chander Lal visited PHC Manglutan on Friday and inspected the Wards, toilets and dumping place of the health centre.

Port Blair

The premier research organisation in the field of plant taxonomy and floristic studies in the country the Botanical Survey of India celebrated 45th foundation Day on Thursday.  The function was inaugurated by Dr. Lal Ji Singh, Deputy Director & HOO. Dr.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here forecast cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

Odisha Day, also Odisha Dibas and Utkal Dibas is celebrated on 1 April in Odisha in the memory of the memory of the formation of the state as a separate province on 1 April 1936.

Port Blair

The revised method of Property Tax will be implemented by the Port Blair Municipal Council from April 1, 2017.

Author: 
Mrinal K Biswas

The Teesta river water sharing will surely dominate the talks between the Bangladesh and Indian Prime Ministers at their April Delhi meet but a final decision concluding in a treaty will remain only a remote possibility. The Indian approach at this venture will be to buy time till West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is ready for such a pact. Bangladesh is impatient as a final Teesta pact strike is hanging fire far too long.

Author: 
G. Srinivasan

The 2017 Finance Bill as passed by the Lower House on March 22 which was subsequently discussed and debated in the Rajya Sabha on March 29 with the Union Finance Minister responding to the concerns of members in both the houses is a unique but unsettling piece of legislation.  After its introduction on the budget day on February 1 till its passage in the Lok Sabha, members from the disparate Opposition parties were rightly agitated over the government’s move and successful passage of as many as 40 amendments as part and parcel of the Finance Bill.

More than a fortnight has passed since the result of five State assembly elections was out. Except in Punjab, the Congress performance was poor. It was very poor in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. In Manipur and Goa, it emerged as the single largest party but failed to form its government. In Punjab also, the Congress victory was more due to the utterly dismal record of the Akali-BJP government rather than to a sudden revival of faith of the people in the Congress. The Congress has been steadily declining ever since the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

As bird-hit poses a serious threat to aviation security during take-off, in flight or landing, the administration and defence authorities have been repeated issuing cautions to fruit and juice vendors operating along the roadside from School Line to Minnie Bay Junction close to the runway of the Veer Savarkar International Airport here.

Report by: 
TABASSSUM

Another theft in the city

Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

Massive loss to flora mainly disaster buffers, mangrove, is being feared after fire broke out in the jungles of Srinagar area in the North Andaman region under Diglipur Tehsil. The cause of fire is not known yet. The fire is reportedly spreading fast in the arid region destroying a large forest area.

Port Blair

Observing zero tolerance against illegal activity, the police team headed by SI Abdul Rahman, SHO PS Chatham under the supervision of Mr Nishant Gupta, SDPO (SA), apprehended one passenger namely Naresh Ghosal (37 yrs) resident of  Rabinder Nagar, Little Andaman from

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas on April 1 from 7.30 am to 1 pm for shifting of distribution transformer and LT line near ALWH Colony at Junglighat.

Port Blair

An orientation cum training on ‘Andaman & Nicobar Clinical Establishment (Registration & Regulation) Act 2013 will be held in the conference hall of Megapode Resort, Port Blair at 6.00 pm tomorrow (March 31, 2017).

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