Date wise Archive

New York

The Trump administration must engage early and openly with Indian leaders on the situation in Pakistan as dealing with the threat from Pakistan-based terrorist groups demand its attention in the first year, a leading expert on Indian and Asian affairs has said.

Tehran

Polls opened in Iran today with voters set to give their verdict on President Hassan Rouhani's policy of opening up to the world and efforts to rebuild the stagnant economy.

Tokyo

The Japanese government today approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries.

New York

A 58-year-old Indian man, who was in the US customs' custody for entering the country illegally, has died after being hospitalised for shortness of breath.

Washington

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane over the East China Sea, media in the United States reported today, citing US officials.

London

A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange welcomed the decision of Swedish prosecutors today to drop a seven-year rape investigation against him, saying it was the "end of his nightmare".

Geneva

A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen has killed 242 people, and left nearly 23,500 others sick in the past three weeks alone, the World Health Organization said today.

Washington

Donald Trump has refuted the claims made by a media report that he had asked sacked FBI Director James Comey to quash the agency's investigation into ties between his former national security adviser Mike Flynn and Russia.

Manila

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order that will impose a wide-ranging ban on smoking in public, reinforcing some of the toughest anti-tobacco measures in Asia.

Islamabad

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf wants to appear in person rather than testify through a video link in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, his lawyer has said.

Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping told a South Korean envoy today he was willing to put relations back on a "normal track" amid tensions over a US anti-missile system deployed on the Korean peninsula.

Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today asked his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath to order a thorough probe into the circumstances leading to the death of an "upright" state-cadre IAS officer.

NEW DELHI

Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra today made fresh charges against Arvind Kejriwal, claiming the Delhi chief minister had opposed demonetisation due to his alleged links with "hawala operators".

Bhadohi (UP)

Activists allegedly belonging to the right-wing Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV), founded by Yogi Adityanath, today created ruckus at Aurai in this district of Uttar Pradesh over "forcible conversion" of Dalits.

Srinagar

The police today found a bullet riddled body of a 45-year-old man who was reportedly working for both militants and security forces in south Kashmir Pulwama district.

Mumbai

Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan today criticised the state government for its decision to increase surcharge on petrol, saying that there was no financial planning and the expenditure was on the rise.

NEW DELHI

Students and trade unions today protested outside the Delhi Metro headquarters here over the hike in metro fares and demanded its rollback.

Panaji

As rescue efforts were on for two people feared drowned due to collapse of an ageing bridge on a river in Goa, the state government today said all the "dilapidated and unsafe" bridges would be dismantled soon.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The Municipal Councillor of Ward no. 6 has accused the Director of Audit Department of maltreatment and ignoring the interests of Phongy Chaung residents. Speaking to this correspondent, Councillor of  Ward no.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

In a welcome step, the local administration has initiated action to demolish government quarters damaged in the 2004 earthquake and tsunami in different parts of the city.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

Acting promptly on the report published in this daily recently, the Electricity Department has provided security barrier around the power transformer installed at Jawahar Colony, Ranchi Basti. The insecured  installation was posing serious threat to lives.

Port Blair

The four-week  long Swimming Coaching Camp/Hobby Classes got underway in the Swimming Pool, Netaji Stadium, with its inaugural function held in the Swimming Pool complex here today.

Port Blair

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 (JEE Advanced 2017) will be held at Tagore Government College of Education here on May 21 in two sessions i.e. from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm.

Port Blair

The Zilla Parishad member from Tushnabad constituency, Mr Subir Chander, has invited the attention of the Lt. Governor towards some burning issues of these islands demanding immediate remedial action.

Port Blair

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

Port Blair

The ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, CIARI here will conduct a skill development  training programme for educated youth, farming community and SHGs on Mushroom Spawn Production Technology at ICAR  Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sipighat from June 13 to 17 from 10 am to 4 pm to devel

Port Blair

The District Administration of South Andaman organized Revenue camp Court at Panchayat Bhavan Neil Kendra on Friday.

Port Blair

As a part of the ongoing surprise inspections carried out by the team of Food Safety Officials from the District Food Safety Office recently at Haddo Area, several shops were inspected and discrepancies were noted.

Port Blair

Altogether, 158 units of blood were collected in the Voluntary Blood Donation Camps (VBD Camp) which was organized by INS UTKROSH, the Naval AIR Station, Port Blair at MI room on Friday. The camp was facilitated by A & N AIDS Control Society.

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