Date wise Archive


Eight persons have been killed and six others are missing after flash floods caused by heavy rainfall wrecked havoc at Tlabung in Mizoram's Lunglei district.


Twelve persons were awarded life imprisonment by a court in Bihar's Siwan district for murdering three persons 35 years ago. Additional district judge Om Prakash Rai also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on each of the convicts.


A fire broke out at the Old Collectorate Building in Howrah, leading to controlled movement of vehicles over Howrah bridge and traffic snarls in the heart of the metropolis.


On receipt of an information of fire at 1/2 M G Road, Howrah – 1 at around 11 am today, CESC engineers from Howrah reached the site within 20 minutes.


Vigilance department officers today arrested three persons, including a junior engineer, for allegedly accepting bribe in Munger and East Champaran districts of Bihar respectively.


The wetlands of Kolkata, a Ramsar site, which are gradually shrinking in size, have come under the focus of a study by a joint team of the IIT, Kharagpur and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


The Additional Director General, Indian Coast Guard, KC Pande, is on his maiden visit to the Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (North East) after taking over  charge as Coast Guard Commander (Eastern Sea Board).