Date wise Archive

DARJEELING

A panchayat office was set on fire and a government vehicle was damaged at Kurseong in Darjeeling as the GJM-led indefinite strike demanding a separate state entered its 31st day today.

Nabagram

In his last interaction with ex-servicemen as supreme commander of the armed forces, President Pranab Mukherjee today lauded their contribution to society after their retirement.

Srinagar

Three terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit were today killed in an encounter with security forces in a forest area of Tral in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, a police official said.

Srinagar

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Monday's Amarnath Yatra terror attack has arrested a local policeman on suspicion of aiding terrorists strike the bus on July 10, killing seven pilgrims.

Ludhiana

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a very simple tax and several misunderstandings are being spread about this new taxation system, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said today.

Karachi

Pakistan's top military officer today accused India of targeting the USD 50 billion China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project through "subversive activities".

Raiganj

The Raiganj bandh called by the Raiganj Merchants Association today affected normal life in the district headquarters town of North Dinajpur district.

Dhaka

A 25-year-old MBBS student from India was allegedly stabbed to death by his compatriot following an altercation between them at a flat in Bangladesh's Chittagong city, police said today.

Kolkata

The police unearthed an educational certificate scam in the city and arrested five persons from the metropolis and its adjacent areas, police said today.

Kolkata

In a horrific incident stinking of severe perversion, a 60-year-old man molested and then inserted needles in the body of a 3-year-old girl at his house at Nadiara village of Purulia on July 11.

Kolkata

Kolkata Police today initiated an inquiry against state BJP President Dilip Ghosh for threatening to torch West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence if the police tried to arrest him under false cases.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

Mounting fish vending business along the main road has become a scourge for residents of Dairyfarm in the city.

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

A group of around 13 Shompens received medication for pocks and itches at the Primary Health Centre, Campbell Bay. According to reports, the tribes approached the health centre with the symptoms after consuming certain wild fruits.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard,  A & N  region rescued six fishermen from fishing boat Betal-2 in distress off Kalipur beach in Northern Andaman on Friday.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on Saturday, held a “Jan Akrosh Rally” against the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The rally started from Radhakrishna Temple, Junglighat and culminated at Tiranga Park before passing through other parts of the city.

Port Blair

A GST outreach programme was organized at Panchayat Bhavan Wimberlygunj on Saturday. The GST Commissioner, A&N Islands, Mr Udit Prakash Rai inaugurated the programme.

Port Blair

The 115th birthday of Bharat Ratna  K Kamaraj was celebrated at Gandhi Bhavan on Saturday.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 4.1 meters between 5.30 pm on July 15 to 11.30 pm of July 17 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Port Blair

In today’s matches of the Inter School Football Knockout tournament for U-14 (Boys) and U-17 (Boys & Girls), MS Nagar Palika beat MS Ananda Marga while SSS KV1 defeated GDMS (SS) in the U-14 boys category at JNRM Football Ground.

Port Blair

Three seats in B.Sc.B.Ed. (Computer Science) one under Category III (c) and Two under Category V and two seats in B.A.B.Ed. (English) one each under Category III (b) and Category III (c) have fallen vacant in Tagore Government College of Education, Port Blair.

Port Blair

E-prospectus-cum-application forms for admission to two-years B.Ed. degree programme for the academic session 2017-18 in Tagore Govt.

Kolkata

Merchants’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) organized MCCI Diplomats’ Forum on “Bengal as an Investment Destination” with Rajiva Sinha, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Industry, Commerce & Enterprises, Government of West Bengal as the Chief

Kolkata

Datanet India has launched District Factbooks for India which will provide the compiled publications of the latest district level socio-economic data. These data will be available for 560 out of 640 districts in India for over 15 categories.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Essar Ports has handled a record 19.62 million tonnes of cargo in the quarter ending 30 June 2017. This is a growth of 12% when compared to the cargo handling in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Standard Chartered Bank today announced the launch of its Premium banking initiative which offers a suite of digital banking solutions and exclusive rewards designed for Premium Banking customers and their families. 

Kolkata

B. N. Mohapatra, Financial Commissioner, Railway Board and Ex-Officio Secretary to the Govt. of India visited S E Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach on Friday and held a high level meeting with the General Manager, S. E. Railway, S. N.

NEW DELHI

The Union government on Saturday asked traders to get registered under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime by July 30.

NEW DELHI

The Department of Telecom will soon seek details of alleged subscriber data breach of Reliance Jio, a top official said on Saturday.

London

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has urged UK companies to participate in India's food processing value chain, saying a market worth USD 600 billion is waiting for the British firms.

Jamshedpur

India would overtake the world's second largest steel producer Japan in the next couple of years and the country has targeted to produce 300 million ton of steel by 2025-30, a senior Tata Steel official said here on Friday.

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