Date wise Archive

Itanagar

The Army, the ITBP and the Arunachal Pradesh police today launched a search operation to locate the IAF chopper which went missing with three crew members on board near Sagalee in Papum Pare district here on Tuesday.

Patna

Union minister Upendra Kushwaha today blamed Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad for "digging out the foundation" of the education system in Bihar.

NEW DELHI

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday attacked Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad over alleged benami land deals, calling him the "Robert Vadra of Bihar".

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Crime Branch today arrested a wanted Maoist, allegedly involved in the Sunki Ghat landmine blast in which at least eight police personnel were killed in February this year.

Kolkata

Seven fishermen drifting in the sea on a trawler for five days were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard today, 54 nautical miles east of Paradip in Bay of Bengal.

Aizawl

Mizoram Governor Lt Gen(Retd) Nirbhay Sharma has placed the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) under the Governor's rule from Tuesday evening, a notification issued by the state government today said.

Chandigarh

The central power house of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) had recorded highest ever savings in electricity units during the last concluded financial year of 2016-17. Highest ever energy saving of 37 lac units achieved which is worth Rs 1.71 cr.

Kolkata

Keeping in view the huge pre puja and puja rush of passengers, South Eastern Railway (SER) has decided to run five Pairs of Weekly AC Superfast Special trains between Santragachi and Pune from September 2 to October 2.

Grand DAVP exhibition by FPU gets underway at CPWD complex
Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

The Field Publicity Unit (FPU) here under the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting organized a grand photo exhibition on several pro-people schemes launched by the NarendraModi government on Wednesday in the multipurpose hall of CPWD Complex, Ranchi Tikrey, Lamba Line, Dairyfarm.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

Acting on a report published in The Echo of India last month, the management of Syndicate Bank here pressed into action and got the defunct ATM facility at Junglighat back into operation recently. The laid-off facility installed by the bank at Junglighat opposite Goenka’s showroom had been causing inconvenience to scores of bank customers in and around the region.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Two held with 2.1 kgs of suspected marine turtle meat at Garacharma

Port Blair

ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, A&N Islands on the behest of Andaman and Nicobar Administration will organize a Stakeholders Meet for Development of Tuna Fisheries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on July 8 at ICAR-Central Institute

Port Blair

The All India Radio here will broadcast a new series named ‘ApnePanchayat Se’ on every second and fourth Monday of a month to bring the administration closer to the people.

Port Blair

The 50th Annual General Meeting of the Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be held on July 9 at TSG Emerald View, Phoenix Bay. The Lt. Governor will be the chief guest on the occasion and inaugurated the meeting at 12.15 pm.

Port Blair

The list of invitees for Independence Day-2017 is being updated by the office of the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman for which request letters have already been dispatched to all Government Departments, Central Government Departments, Political Parties and Command

Port Blair

A case  Crime No. 311/17 dated 01/07/2017 u/s. 392/341 IPC was registered at PS Aberdeen on the written complaint regarding robbing of his wallet in a running auto by two other occupants near Bengali Club on 30/06/2017.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.2 meters between 17:30 hours on 05-07-2017 to 23:30 hours of 07-07-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Port Blair

Candidates, who have applied in local All India Radio for empanelling themselves as casual assignee’s and YuvvaniComperer’s, have been requested to get their relevant certificates verified.

Port Blair

Guru Purnima celebration will be performed in the shrine of Ramakrishna Mission here on July 9 at 6.10 pm with special arati and prayer at 6.40 pm meditation at 6.55 pm followed by talk on significance of Guru Purnima and bhajanetc from 7.45 pm.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will be attending the G-20 summit at Humburg in Germany on July 7 and 8, has got a good opportunity to meet the Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss about the tensions in the India-China border on the Sikkim side. After a long time, the Chinese media is reminding India of taking lessons from the 1962 war as if the situation is heading in that direction. The Indian army chief has gone to Sikkim on a two day visit and the preparations on both sides do not augur well for the future of India- China relations.

Author: 
K Raveendran

Symbolism is the essence of Indian culture.  From touching the feet of elders to show respect to the worship of god, we Indians celebrate the symbols, irrespective of what we do to our generation of elderly people or whatever we end up doing in the name of propitiating the gods. The symbolism must go on. That’s what really matters.

The Goods and Services Tax came into force at the stroke of midnight of July 1. The Government and its agencies including sections of the media are claiming that it is a never-before step taken in the field of taxation in India. By replacing all other commercial taxes in all other States, the GST has realized the goal of ‘One country, one nation, one tax’. How it works out on ground, however, remains to be seen. Budget and taxation policy reflect the political aim of the Government. The GST is no exception.

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