Date wise Archive

Itanagar

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Arunachal Pradesh, including the capital, causing landslides and flood-like situation in many areas across the state.

DARJEELING

The boarding schools of Darjeeling, which were scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, have extended their vacation due to the indefinite shutdown in the hills. The vacation had begun on June 23.

Puri

Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad witnessed Lord Jagannath's 'Bahuda Yatra' - the return car festival which was held amid tight security.

Kolkata

Fire broke out in an empty operation theatre in the main building of the Apollo Gleanagles hospital here this morning but there was no casualty.

Kolkata

Kolkata Police have arrested three persons from Bihar for their alleged involvement in siphoning of funds from the bank account of a person.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said that the state government was developing a universal eye care programme to reduce the number of curable blind persons.

Ranchi

A GST call centre has been opened in Jharkhand to help people with queries, while chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday reviewed the progress of the new tax system in the state, a day after it was rolled out.

Guwahati

A six-year-old girl was killed in a landslide here in Assam on Monday morning, police said.  Dipika Barman was preparing to go to school when mud from a nearby hill caved in and buried her in Panikhaiti area.

Ranchi

A man was lynched by villagers in Jharkhand's Sahibganj district as he was trying to run away after murdering his wife, police said on Monday.

Bhubaneswar

Notwithstanding the death of 156 elephants in the past two years due to different reasons, the elephant population in Odisha has increased marginally to 1,976 this year from 1,954 recorded in 2015.

Kolkata

Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Eastern Railway performed a commendable job by recovering 13 KG of ‘Ganja’, 81 bottles of liquor and 50 pouches of country made liquor and handed over those materials to the Excise Department.

Ranchi

The Union government has prepared the detailed project report (DPR) for AIIMS to be set up at Devipur in Jharkhand's Deoghar district, which is expected to start functioning in about two-and-a-half years.

Aizawl

Assam Rifles personnel deployed along the Mizoram-Myanmar border seized four AK-56 assault rifles from a place near Farkawn village yesterday, an official statement today said.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Joga Rao, who owns a fishing boat, is now a happy man. He along with some of  his family members was involved in the fishing business for the past many years and they now save considerable amount of money and time adding up to their daily profits after the launch of the Diesel Outlet at Junglighat Fish Landing Centre.

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ROOPA LALL

One held with 1.2 kg of ganja

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ROOPA LALL

The Calcutta High Court, on Monday, granted bail to the Divisional Forest Officer of Diglipur, R Ajay Kumar, accused of sexual harassment by five female employees of the Diglipur  Forest Division.

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has expedited works under project ‘Setuk’ to connect the southern-most tip of the country, Indira Point.  According to reports, the road organization is presently carrying out earth cutting works for construction of road network (North-South Road) from 35 km in Shastri Nagar to Indira Point – 51 kms and a target date has been set

Port Blair

The Department of Orthopedics, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Science, GB Pant Hospital, has been performing surgeries to fix complex fractures using third generation implants.

Port Blair

The schedule for admission for all eligible candidates who have applied through Common College Admission Portal (CCAP) for admission to two-yearD.El.Ed. course at Dr. S. R. DIET  has been announced.

Port Blair

The written examination for admission to Class VIII in Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun for the session commencing July 2018 will be conducted on December 1 and 2, 2017 at Tagore Govt. College of  Education  here.

Port Blair

Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong Southwesterly wind speed between 25 and 35 kmph gusting to 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.

Port Blair

The Chairperson, Municipal Council, Mr B. Eswar Rao inspected the ongoing works at Ward No 1 along with Mr Dharmender Narayan, Jr.

Port Blair

The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey along with Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal, Zilla Parishad member, Mithakhari, visited the Sluice Gates at Ograbraj on Monday.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council bid farewell to four of employees who superannuated from government service on  30/06/2017.  At a simple function held in the chamber of the Chairperson, PBMC cheques of all retirement benefits including GPF, gratuity and other monetar

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

Even before Ram Nath Kovind, the BJP’s choice for the new president, had moved into Rashtrapati Bhavan, the saffron politicians and ministers gave a broad hint of the changes in the offing by staying away from President Pranab Mukherjee’s Iftar party.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Whether the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to America and his talks with US President Donald Trump are an important page in the history of collaboration and cooperation between the two countries is not yet clear and lies in the womb of the future, but one thing is explicit that India has committed itself to protect US interests and become an active partner of the US global strategy.

The three-party mahagathbandhan that ensured the defeat of BJP and the return of Nitish Kumar as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the second time, is showing visible strains. The fault-lines have appeared after a year and a half. Nitish was feeling uncomfortable in the company of Lalu and his progeny but his equation with the Congress was quite comfortable.