Date wise Archive

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu today conveyed his "deepest condolences" for the death of a person in Changlang district in firing by the Army, which allegedly mistook him for an ultra.

Bhubaneswar

Two days after BJD workers allegedly hurled eggs at his vehicle, Union tribal affairs minister Jual Oram today requested Union home minister Rajnath Singh to direct the state government to order a probe into the incident.

Kolkata

A bus overturned after hitting a road divider while overtaking another bus on the busy Howrah Bridge today killing two persons and injuring seven.

Ranchi

Work for construction of a township in Dhanbad s Jharia area, where people are affected by underground fire, will begin soon, Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das today said.

Kohima

Nagaland government is contemplating to rewrite the Nagaland Municipal Act 2001 so that the election to the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state can be conducted smoothly.

Baripada

Similipal National Park and sanctuary in Odisha has been closed for entry of tourists from today following the onset of monsoon.

Kolkata

The Presidency University has signed a MoU with Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore for training 30 top civil servants in West Bengal.

Kaliganj

The Nadia police has arrested four Bangladeshi nationals from Phoolbagan area here for entering India without proper documents. Acting on a tip-off, a team of police officials reached the spot and arrested them after they failed to furnish the requisite documents.

Darbhanga

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath took on the JD-U-RJD government in Bihar on Thursday and said that a clean-up was warranted in the state.

MUNGER

The police today busted four illicit minigun factories in Bihar's Munger district. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Bhelwa Diara (riverine area) and busted four illicit minigun factories, superintendent of police (SP) Ashish Bharti said.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today sought steps by the Centre to set up a National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship & Management (NIFTUM) in the state which, he said has a huge potential in the sector.

Kolkata

For the convenience of the travelling public, Railways have decided to incorporate downloaded e-Aadhaar as one of the prescribed proofs of identity at par with the printed Aadhaar Card in the list of prescribed proofs of identity which are valid for undertaking journe

Kolkata

Harindra Rao, general manager, Eastern Railway had a meeting with Members of Parliament under the jurisdiction of Malda Division this morning (June 16) at Malda divisional railway manager’s (DRM) office.

Kolkata

Ramakrishna Mission Shilpamandira ,which is a household name in the field of technical education (Diploma)  and skill development training, has firmed up arrangements for substantially augmenting facilities for training of youth and thereby enabling  them to upgrade t

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Despite clamour from land grabbers and political resistance observed in the recent past, the Revenue Department of the UT administration appears resolute in ensuring zero tolerance towards encroachment on government land.

Port Blair

The Union Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Mr Pon Radhakrishnan cut the first steel plate of Ship No. 23, while Mr N K Premachandran, Member of Parliament cut the first steel plate of Ship No.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

The month-long summer coaching camp concluded at the Swimming Pool, Netaji Stadium Complex here on Friday. More than 250 students from different age-groups participated in the camp bearing witness to the passion for the sport and the coaching conducted every year under the guidance of Mr Selvam.

Exhibition on ‘Medicinal Plants and Yoga’
Report by: 
Agencies

The two-day exhibition on ‘Medicinal Plants and Yoga’, organized by the AYUSH Hospital as part of the celebration of 3rd International Day of Yoga, which will be celebrated across the world and the country on June 21, got underway with its inauguration by the First Lady of A&N Islands, Smti Prem Mukhi at AYUSH Hospital,Junglighat here on Friday.

Port Blair

SAI Yoga Education and Charitable Trust will celebrate 3rd World Yoga Day at Tiranga Park here on June 21.

Port Blair

The online admission process to various UG courses at Andaman College (ANCOL) is underway since June 2.

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur organized Block Level Neighbourhood Youth Parliament Programme at Panchayat Hall, Radhanagar to a develop platform of youth clubs further in the shape of vibrant ‘Neighbourhood  Youth Parliament’ and to educate the youth club members ab

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council has invited applications from interested private establishments, companies, PSUs, individuals etc.

Port Blair

The list of candidates, who have applied for the post of Lower Grade Clerk and Tax Collector, in the Port Blair Municipal Council has been uploaded at the state portal of A & N Administration www.andaman.gov.

Port Blair

A community interaction programme was organized by Indian Coast Guard at Dugnabad to create awareness on safety practices whilst out at sea during monsoon and to connect local fishing populace with the coastal security construct.

Port Blair

The 12th batch of five-day training programme on “First Aid Fire Fighting &

Port Blair

Under the DELP-SOP program launched by the Prime Minister of India, the LED bulbs shall be distributed from June 19 onwards from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm at various site offices under Headquarters Division and SAD Division.

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended in some of areas on June 17 from 8 am to 2 pm for urgent repairing of damaged water pipeline by APWD in-front of INS Utkrosh Gate.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

In all these years, only one Indian scientist has received the Nobel Prize. He was Sir C.V. Raman who won it in 1930. There hasn’t been anyone else from India since then although Indians living and working abroad like Hargobind Khorana, Subramanyam Chandrashekhar and Venkataraman Ramakrishnan have won the prize.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Mocked and derided from the beginning of his career as the leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has transcended expectations. He has achieved the unexpected. The individual who began his campaign to be Labour leader as a 100-1 outsider, and was systematically despised and derided as unelectable, not only increased the number of Labour seats, a prospect seen by many as unthinkable when the election was called on 18 April, but even made the powerful prime minister, May to bite the dust.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s ‘indefinite fast’ to ‘restore peace’ lasted one day. But the farmers’ agitation spreads to MP, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Haryana. Without going into the roots of the farm sector crisis, the leaders of ruling party are accusing the Congress of ‘instigating’ the farmers and bringing ‘anti-social elements’ to create trouble. They refuse to face the fact that nobody can be ‘provoked’ to come to clashes with the State unless there is a strong reason for it.