Date wise Archive

Kokrajhar (Assam)

The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) today supported the 'Gorkhaland' demand and blamed the West Bengal and the Union governments for the present crisis in Darjeeling hills.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today emphasised the need for all round development of agriculture and its allied sector to increase the income of farmers.

Kharagpur (WB)

The IIT Kharagpur today announced Chair Professorship Awards and Faculty Excellence Awards for senior, mid-level and newly joined faculty members in an effort to recognise their work in teaching and research.

Guwahati

Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said that 777 or six per cent of the schools were graded as A+ in eight districts following evaluation of schools and students in the first phase of 'Gunotsav' in the state.

Puri

Ahead of the annual car festival of Lord Jagannath, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought cooperation from priests, officials and people for the smooth conduct of the Ratha Jatra on June 25.

Guwahati

The winners of Technothlon - the international school championship, organised by the student fraternity of IIT Guwahati, will visit NASA's campus in California.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the state government to pay an ex-gratia of Rs four lakh to the parents of a student who drowned in the sea about two years ago.

Bhubaneswar

Senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra today urged the Central Water Commission (CWC) to facilitate an agreement between Odisha and Chhattisgarh for proper sharing of the Mahanadi river water.

Malda (WB)

Three undertrial prisoners were today arrested, hours after they escaped from the prisoners cell of Malda Medical College and Hospital, police said.

Chapra (Nadia)

Another fake doctor was arrested by police in Nadia district today. According to police one A C Mondal, a resident of Chapra has been treating local people claiming to be a MBBS doctor for the last 10-years.

GM thoroughly inspected at different stations on Azimganj – Katwa section
Report by: 
EOIC

General Manager, Eastern Railway,  Shri Harindra Rao inspected  at New Farakka  station alongwith   DRM/Malda & all Principal Officers  from ER Headquarters. He also visited Sujni  Para &  Gankar stations in Malda division today. Later, GM inspected Azimganj & Katwa stations of Howrah division in presence of DRM/Howrah and other principal officers.

Report by: 
SUBRATA

Vexed over poor telecom services, hundreds of residents of Nimbutala and adjoining areas are now up in arms against the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, which despite tall claims, has failed to ensure reliable connectivity in the region.

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

A high-level delegation from mainland visited Campbell Bay on Saturday. A team comprising two officials from the Prime Minister’s Office, two from the Defence Research and Development Organization and four Japanese nationals arrive here on Mi Defence Helicopter and Pawanhans.

Port Blair

To create awareness on the upcoming 03rd International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2017 a rally has been conducted by the District Administration through its District Health Society, South Andaman from Bathubasti Parking Area (Opp.

Port Blair

The District Administration of South Andaman organized Tehsil Diwas at Sippighat Gram Panchayat on Saturday to address the grievances of general pubic under the chairmanship of Mr Rajesh Choudhary, Assistant Commissioner (Settlement) which was participated by all reve

Port Blair

The Police Training School, Prothrapur, A&N Islands has organized a two-day course on “Human Rights” on recently for in-service police personnel from the rank of PC to SI and as well as trainees under the overall supervision of Smt.

Port Blair

To ensure regular crackdown on illegal sale of  liquor, the South Andaman Police conducted massive drive against illegal sale of liquor in South Andaman Sub Division during the last week.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

If we look back in history it’s apparent that prohibition, wherever practiced, has created parallel problems while failing to achieve its intended objectives. Not only are the facts of prohibition misunderstood, it is also misapplied by the government and the judiciary in India. Our nation is now in the forefront of bans, with the government banning anything and everything that goes against its understanding of nationalism and cultural ethos, and the courts imposing bans based on judicial prudence.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

US President Donald Trump is facing his biggest political battle in less than five months of presidency after the testimony given by the fired FBI Director James B. Comey on June 8 that President Trump put pressure on him at one to one meeting to drop the investigations against his former national security adviser Michael T Flynn. He also said that Trump and White House spread lies against him and FBI.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet President Donald Trump on June 25. The meeting assumes importance for a number of reasons. First, Trump’s policy against outsourcing of jobs and stricter visa rules have had an adverse impact on India. Then there is the general ambiguity of Trump’s foreign policy, especially his policy towards India. Pakistan and China are two hostile neighbours. Pakistan has gradually moved away from the US and gravitated towards China, heightening India’s anxiety. China’s logistic build-up in Tibet vis-à-vis India is going on apace.