Date wise Archive

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today asked Pakistan to stop backing militancy in the state and enable restoration of peace so that a dialogue process could begin.

Chennai

In a significant order, the Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to waive loans of all drought-hit farmers and restrained cooperative societies and banks from recovery.  It noted that the state's financial situation was grim and it was single han

Jammu

The University of Jammu has been ranked first among the six universities in the state in the annual national rankings released by the HRD Ministry.

Lucknow

Giving a push to the much talked about Ramayana Museum in Ayodhya, Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma today met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and held detailed deliberations on starting the project, part of the Ramayana circuit of his ministry.

NEW DELHI

It is "very irresponsible" of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to question the credibility of EVMs as there is no "substantial evidence" to back the claim, Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav said today.

Rohtak (Har)

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu today announced that a new rail terminal, having world-class facilities, will be set up in Gurugram to reduce the mounting pressure on Delhi. "The work on this project will start soon.

Raipur

A group of Maoists today allegedly torched two poclain machines and a truck engaged in laying water pipeline in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.

Guwahati

Union minister of roads, highways and shipping Nitin Gadkari today said the Centre will dredge the Brahmaputra river from Sadia in Upper Assam to increase navigational channels up to Chittagong port in Bangladesh.

Jamui

A Maoist was arrested and a cache of arms and ammunition recovered from the Banjama forest in this district, police said today.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today asked the South Dum Dum Municipality to grant permission to a city residents group to perform Ram Navami puja on Wednesday.

Patna

Senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today demanded chief minister Nitish Kumar sack his environment and forest minister Tej Pratap Yadav for his alleged involvement in the "soil purchase scam".

Agartala

BJP president Amit Shah will be in Tripura on a two-day visit to address a brain storming session of party workers on the political roadmap aimed at ousting the Left Front from power in the state.

Nawada

Miscreants today tore up posters and flags of Ram Navami festivity triggering stone pelting on members of a community here, an official said.

Medininagar

Four children were crushed to death by a dumper in a crusher plant at Badra in Palamau district, police said today.

Imphal

The Union government has sanctioned        Rs 150 crore for the construction of markets in Manipur's hill areas, officials said today.

Patna

A series of events, including seminars, exhibitions, book releases and cultural programmes, have been planned by the state government this year to mark the centenary of iconic Patna Museum.

Guwahati

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has flagged off Anshu Jamsenpa's Double Ascent Mt Everest Expedition 2017 and personally blessed the mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh.

Sambalpur

A major fire today broke out in the main market 'Golebazar' here destroying property worth lakhs of rupees, police said.

Patna

A special court today denied bail to former Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) chairman Sudhir Kumar, arrested in a case involving the leakage of question papers of a clerical grade examination held by the Commission.

Kolkata

With Jadavpur University(JU) ranking fifth among universities in the country, its Vice-chancellor Prof Suranjan Das today said it will appeal to the Centre for more financial grant to maintain its standard vis a vis Central universities.

Kolkata

Metro Railway, Kolkata has registered significant achievements in carrying passengers and earnings during financial year 2016-17.

Kolkata

The Indian Railways have adopted a series of measures in recent times for augmenting passenger comfort and amenities.

Kolkata

Eminent scientist, scholar and educator Mihir Chowdhury   passed away here on March 28 at the age of close to 80.

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ROOPA LALL

Implementation of stricter excise policy and enforcement of the diktat of Apex Court was expected to result in increase of  illegal liquor trade in the islands particularly in South Andaman and the signs are ominous.

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M SURESH KUMAR

As if the burgeoning vehicular population was not enough to choke the arterial roads in the city mainly during rush hours, fish vendors operating along the main roads are aggravating the traffic situation.  Dairyfarm Junction is one such region where rampant business by fish vendors squatting on the main road has amplified the risk of road mishaps.

Port Blair

In view of the visit of Mr Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister to Andaman & Nicobar Islands from April 6-7, the District Administration of South Andaman has requested all licence holders of arms and ammunition in the district to deposit their arms to their nearest

Port Blair

The annual general body meeting of the Maybunder branch of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association was held recently  at Labour Welfare Center, Maybunder. The meeting was presided by Mr P.Jay Murthy, out-going vice-president of the branch.

Port Blair

The state president and office-bearers of All India Trinamool Congress, A&N Islands have extended their greetings to the islanders on the occasion of Ram Navami.

Port Blair

Believers Church, Chennai Diocese through its zonal office here organized a community development program in continuation of its many philanthropic works in India.

Port Blair

On the occasion of 54th National Maritime Day, a panel discussion will be broadcast by All India Radio here on April 5 from 7.20 am. The topic of discussion will be “Connecting India through shipping network”.

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