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A Maoist involved in half a dozen murder cases and carrying a reward of Rs four lakh on his head was killed in an encounter with security forces in Malkangiri district early today.


Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu called on Union minister Manoj Sinha in New Delhi to discuss issues related to telecom connectivity in the state.


Odisha government today decided to extend its community management of malnutrition programme to all 30 districts of the state, official sources said.


Meghalaya home minister H D R Lyngdoh today said the state government is ready to hold talks with those groups opposing railway projects in the Khasi Jaintia Hills region.


A mob beat up several policemen, heckled some others, damaged police vehicles and a bridge after a child was killed in an accident on the national highway 37 in Assam, police said today.


A woman in mid-forties was lynched by a mob suspecting her as a child lifter at Domuhani in Mayurbhanj district today.


The Government Railway Police (GRP) here busted an inter-state gang of thieves who used to steal luggages from train passengers by arresting four members at Dhanbad railway station.


Army personnel nabbed a militant involved in several extortion cases from Saikul Bazaar area in Kangpokpi district and seized a pistol and some ammunition from his possession.


In order to maintain transparency in working environment and to improve passenger comfort, Eastern Railway has adopted a series of measures in various field of activities and has achieved success.


With seizures of narcotics suggesting increase in its illicit trade post the liquor ban in Bihar, a high-level meeting today decided that a coordinated operation would be launched against it in the state.

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Acting swiftly on report published in The Echo of India and credible information shared by this Correspondent, Food Safety officials conducted multiple raids across the city to detect storage and sale of tobacco products.

Port Blair

The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar inaugurated the e-Patwarkhana at Namunagar village under Ferrargunj Tehsil in the presence of Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai on Saturday.

Port Blair

ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair celebrated a fortnight-long Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Pakhwara  from May 12 with the pledge taking ceremony by all the staff members.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.7 meters between 5.30 pm on June 3 to 11.30 pm of June 5 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Port Blair

The Principal and staff of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Rangat have congratulated all students for securing 100% result this year. Three students of the institution, Anurag Roy, Sweta Halder, AG Varsini secured 10 CGPA.

Port Blair

Renowned literati, president Awardee of Andaman Islands, Smt D.M.Savitri has been awarded with the "Dr.

Port Blair

Application forms for admission to Mahatma Gandhi International School here will be issued for Class XI at MGIS, Brookshabad from June 18 till June 26, 2017 during office hours.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma has congratulated all students of these islands who have  successfully completed the All India Secondary School Examination (Class X) 2017 and All India Sr.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast rain or thundershower at many places over Andaman and Nicobar islands in the next three days.

C. P. Chandrasekhar

On the economic front, it has indeed been an eventful three years under the Modi-Shah-led BJP government in India. In the policy realm, there have been two marked trends. First, the rapid rush to liberalization, almost as if to prove that this government is more “reformist” than the UPA and Congress governments that were largely responsible for introducing and taking forward the liberalization agenda in the country.

Barun Das Gupta

In the second week of May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid an unusually low-key visit to Sri Lanka. No agreements were signed at the end of his visit, no joint declaration issued, no joint press conference held. New Delhi’s official position was that the Prime Minister had gone to attend the biggest Buddhist festival, Vesak Day, implying that it was of a non-official nature.

The judiciary is held in high esteem all over the world and particularly in India where the judiciary is the last resort for a citizen against the arbitrary and unconstitutional acts of the State. The judiciary is the creature of the Constitution and individual judges are expected to go by both the letter and the spirit of the Constitution.