Date wise Archive

Port Blair

The Regional Sports Council Rangat in association with the District Administration of Middle Andaman and Education Department, Rangat will organize Rangat Mini Marathon Run 2017 for open to all men and women residing between Baratang and Swadeshnagar including Long Is

Port Blair

ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (CIARI), Nimbudera organized a meeting for selection of board of directors for the formation of farmer’s producers organization at Hari Nagar Panchayat hall N & M Andaman.

Port Blair

On the occasion of 54th National Maritime Day, a delegation of National Union of Seafarers of  India led by Mr Dharvinder Ram (NUSI branch head) and Mr EF Sukesh Kumar (NUSI executive committee member) met Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A & N Islands at

Author: 
Alok Deshwal

National Service Scheme (NSS) was introduced in 1969 with the primary objective of developing the personality and character of the student youth through voluntary community service. Initially it was launched in 37 Universities involving about 40,000 volunteers. However, with the passage of time and as a Pan Indian programme, the number of educational institutions covered under NSS has been increasing year after year.

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

Of late, public sector banks are being accused and abused almost daily by one government body or the other for running huge non-performing assets or bad loans although the accumulation of such large stricken loans has not taken place overnight — not certainly during the 34-month-old BJP-led government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Quizzically, the campaign is being orchestrated by the very owners of these banks, the government. On the face of it, this is unusual and also unnerving.

Banning cow-slaughter and liquor consumption is two of the cornerstones of the present Government. Without going into the controversial moral, constitutional and legal questions involved, the economic aspect of the two moves needs some attention. Those running bars or slaughter houses have an avocation. Depriving thousands of them of their means of subsistence means rendering them unemployed. The problem of their rehabilitation is an economic and social problem. The second question relates to the maintenance of the cattle which will not be sent for slaughter.

Kolkata

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee will spell out the party's road map for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls after the elections to the party's national council are held on April 21.

Agartala

Trinamool Congress (TMC) today said only it has the ability to defeat the "organised terror tactics and misrule" of the Left Front government in Tripura and dismissed claims by BJP that it would be the main challenger of the Left regime in the state.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today preferred to take time to decide on his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar's suggestion for formation of a grand alliance of Opposition parties to stop the BJP surge.

Guwahati

Two labourers were killed by a landslide in a hill Guwahati today, while three others died of lightning strikes across the state, police said.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today described as "wishful thinking" Union minister Jual Oram's statement on possibility of BJD MPs and MLAs joining BJP.

Kolkata

Jadavpur University Vice-chancellor Prof Suranjan Das today said the institution cannot be held responsible if any fringe element raises any separatist slogan in it.

Patna

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today urged Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to set up an all-party committee to probe the 'soil purchase scam' in which, he alleged, minister Tej Pratap Yadav was involved.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today laid emphasis on building good roads in rural areas and directed to conduct their quality check with the help of drones.

Kolkata

Eyeing to promote tourism as well as for a comprehensive development of Mukutmanipur in Bankura district, the West Bengal government has constituted the Mukutmanipur Development Authority.

Patna

Over 45,000 people have been arrested in a year in Bihar for violating the liquor prohibition law imposed by the Grand Alliance government.

Kendrapara

A six-year-old girl at a remote village in Kendrapara district displayed exemplary courage to save her playful mate from claws of death following attack by a furious estuarine crocodile.

Kolkata

A RPF Commando Team has been formed for Metro Railway, Kolkata to tackle any unforeseen circumstances.

Chittaranjan

Member Traction (MTR), Railway Board, New Delhi had sanctioned a Group Cash Award of             Rs 2,35,000 (Rupees two lakh thirty five thousand) to Chittaranjan Locomotive Works(CLW) on July last.

Pages