Date wise Archive

Beijing

China has started commercial production of its CH-5 Rainbow drone, touted to be a rival to the US unmanned aerial vehicle MQ-9 Reaper, which could attack targets on the ground.

SILIGURI

A tribal youth has been arrested for allegedly trafficking two minor children in Siliguri on Tuesday.

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ROOPA LALL

The silver screen has never shied away from experimenting with scripts that are based on historical events or biographies of great personalities from India. One such historical figure whose story has often been told, both in Hindi and English, is the Father of our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.

Port Blair

The valedictory function of the 26th National Under- 25 Chess Championship 2017, organized by All India Chess Federation and Andaman Nicobar Chess Association will be held in the auditorium of Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyala at 5 pm tomorrow . The Lt.

Port Blair

A depression formed over north-west and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal & coastal areas of Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh which lay centered at 1130 hrs IST on Tuesday and likely to move west-north-westwards and cross Odisha coast.

Port Blair

The Chairperson Port Blair Municipal Council, Mr B.Eswar Rao along with Mr N.K.Udhaya Kumar, Senior Vice Chairperson and Mr Dharmendra Narayan Junior Vice Chairperson inspected the Fish and Vegetable market at Bathu Basthi, Ward No-19.

Port Blair

The 68th Van Mahotsav was celebrated in a befitting manner by planting seedlings in the campus of the Deputy Education Officer, South Andaman on Tuesday. Mr Lucas Robert, Principal DIET Garacharma was the chief guest  on the occasion.

Port Blair

The results of written examination held for casual assignee's of All India Radio on July  16 will be declared and displayed at the main gate of All India Radio on July 20. Audition for Tamil and Malayalam language will be held on July 22.

Port Blair

Five unutilized seats of Category I and one unutilized seat of Category II have fallen vacant in D.El.Ed. course at DIET, Garacharma.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from July 19 to 23, 2017. In a bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The staff of PS CCS consisting with ASI Jarumba, HCs A. K. Singh, Lokeswar Rao, Bhupender Singh, Nakul Halder, K. J. Raffi, PCs M. Thangaraj, S. Baroi, Rajesh, K. Rajendran, Chandran and P. K. Mondal under the close supervision of Inspr.

Port Blair

To mark 80 years of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya (PBKIVV), a group of 80 Rajayogis, who regularly practice meditation and follow a pure and simple lifestyle, will visit Port Blair to participate in a silent meditation retreat from July 18-24, 20

Port Blair

The Jan Kranti Party, A & N Islands, has demanded immediate declaration of results of Craft Instructors.

Port Blair

Since list of candidates for getting admission to ANIIMS has been out but there may be some students, who are financially underprivileged. Such students may not be disheartened.

The Supreme Court made an effective intervention in the demonetisation issue by providing relief to those with genuine reasons who could not deposit their old denomination notes within the stipulated time. In a decisive move, the Court asked the Centre to accept old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 of persons who could not deposit them during the window period, due to genuine reasons.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

For the opposition parties of the country, including the Congress, July 11 was a memorable day. Not only, the eighteen opposition parties agreed on a common candidate Gopal Krishna Gandhi as the vice-presidential candidate for elections on August 5, but in an unusual development, the entire opposition agreed at the same meeting to hold a countrywide campaign against the centre’s policies.

The Congress has decided that it is Sonia Gandhi, not Rahul, who will lead the party at least till the next general elections in 2019. Senior Congress leaders who met in the capital on Friday took this decision in the presence of Rahul. This is an admission of the fact that Rahul has failed to provide the dynamic leadership to the party that was expected of him. His ailing mother is still the best bet of the party. But the decision of the party elders has only postponed the answer to the inevitable question, who will eventually lead the party.

Agartala

BJP workers today gheraoed the residence of chief minister Manik Sarkar here alleging that the government has failed to remove the indefinite road and railway blockade by Indigenous People's Front Tripura (IPFT) demanding a separate state.

Gangtok

In a major relief to truckers ferrying goods from Siliguri to Sikkim, West Bengal police have started providing security to Sikkim registered trucks along NH-10, the sole road connecting the hill state with the rest of the country.

2 killed, 40,000 people already hit by floods
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Agencies

The low pressure over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a depression today, raising the likelihood of more rainfall in Odisha, which is experiencing heavy downpour for the past three days.

Basanti

A Trinamool Youth Congress (TMYC) worker was fired at and injured after being called out of his home at Basanti in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district in a feud between two groups of TMC and two persons were detained in connection with it.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today transferred the appeal challenging the conviction of Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh's son for lesser offence in a 2011 road rage case from Manipur to the Gauhati High Court.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today announced his party's support to Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the opposition's candidate for the Vice-Presidential election.

NEW DELHI

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him about the flood situation in the state.

Kolkata

A New AC rake with state of art features arrived today at Noapara Car Shed from Integral Coach Factory, Perambur.  The Metro users can now enjoy a more comfortable ride in this new rake.

Kolkata

To clear the extra rush of passengers, it has been decided to run five pairs of Special trains between Santragachi and Hatia during the period from July 21 to August 19.

Imphal

Four persons including an Assam Rifles jawan were injured when militants exploded a powerful Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) in the busy commercial locality here today, police said.

Baripada

Four persons were killed in two separate road mishaps in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district today, police said. Two youths died on the spot at Kainsari bridge on Badasahi-Betanati road when their bike rammed into a speeding tractor this morning.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Police has been successful in rescuing 489 children in distress during the first three days of Operation Muskan-III, officials said.

Canning

Arms of three passengers were ripped off from elbow after the moving bus carrying them scraped against the side of a speeding truck in South 24 Parganas district today, police said.