Date wise Archive

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

A network of rickety and precariously tilted electricity poles hold ominous consequences for ignorant commuters and people on the road between Tugapur 7 and 8 close to Mayabunder, the headquarter region of the North Andaman region. It would not be an exaggeration to say that there is a tragedy awaiting. Only a keen observer could point them out from surroundings.

Port Blair

The state president and other members of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, A & N Islands called on Lt. Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi on Tuesday to  apprise the Lt. Governor about issues of the Aaganwadi helpers/workers. They also urged the Lt.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has appealed the youths of A & N Islands to visit  the Parliament of India  and witness live proceedings of the Monsoon Session.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The 26 year private vehicle driver, who is accused of impregnating a minor girl has been remanded to judicial custody for 14 days. The Police, which registered case under 376 IPC read with relevant sections of the POCSO Act, produced the accused before the Court on Wednesday from where he was sent to judicial custody.

Hut Bay

Defunct ATM (Automated Teller Machine) facility has again started taking a toll on villagers of Hut Bay in Little Andaman.

Port Blair

The District Administration of South Andaman has formed a Control Room for general public to report cases of illegal migration of Bangladeshi nationals.

Port Blair

The Andaman Association of Tour Operators has demanded review and cancellation of the decision for collection of Passenger Service Fee from tourists. In a letter to the Lt.

Port Blair

The following vehicles were seized under different road accident cases registered at Police Station Billiground for the purpose of investigation. However, till date the vehicles are not released by the registered owners/from whom the vehicles were seized.

Port Blair

The first meeting of Prothrapur Block Level Child Protection Committee (BLCPC) was held at the Conference hall of Panchayat Samiti Bhavan, Prothrapur recently.

Port Blair

The general body meeting of the Statistical Sub-Committee of Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands was held on the 29th of last month.

Kolkata

With two of its minority candidate withdrawing their nomination due to alleged intimidation by TMC, the state BJP has decided against fielding any Muslim candidate in the upcoming municipal polls.

Guwahati

Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi today said the Rs 2,350 crore package announced by the Prime Minister for all flood-hit North-Eastern (N-E) states was "meagre" and alleged the BJP government in Assam did not present the real situation of the state to Narendra Modi.

Kolkata

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) general secretary Roshan Giri today contended before a city court that the CBI has failed to produce evidence to indicate his involvement in the murder of All India Gorkha League leader Madan Tamang.

Guwahati

The police today said an operation was on to arrest the killers of Lafiqul Islam Ahmed, a popular minority leader and president of All Bodo Minority Students' Union (ABMSU), even as the outfit demanded a CBI inquiry and immediate removal of Kokrajhar superintendent of

Patna

Sixteen wagons of a goods train today derailed at a place under Mughalsarai division of East Central Railway (ECR) zone forcing cancellation of many trains and diversion of routes of a large number of them.

Bhubaneswar

Five swine flu cases have been detected in Odisha and senior health officials said the state government is "fully prepared" to tackle the situation.

Jamshedpur

A journalist of a Hindi daily was attacked by two persons in Seraikela-Kharswan district while returning home from office in the early hours of Tuesday.

Shillong

Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit's security convoy was involved in an accident in Meghalaya today, in which five of his bodyguards were injured, police said.

Kolkata

Harindra Rao, general manager, Eastern Railway handed over the first CTSE Card to a retired ER employee during a meeting held at Eastern Railway’s Headquarters on Tuesday in presence of Dr S Kumar, chief medical director, N K Prasad, chief personnel officer and other

Kolkata

To cater to the rush of the passengers, Eastern Railway will run one superfast special train from Sealdah to Puri and back leaving Sealdah on August 11 and leaving Puri on August 12.

Author: 
Himanshu Khandelwal

The Indian market made a historical day on Tuesday this week when Nifty touched the magic level of 10,000, driven by better earnings from blue-chips and strong liquidity. However, profit booking at higher levels pulled the market down to a mild correction, attributed to a psychological effect, muted Q1 results for midcaps and the forthcoming Fed monetary policy meet.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) leadership is in the habit of committing major political blunders in the month of July. The earlier historic blunders took place at the central committee meetings in July 1996 by rejecting the proposal to  make Jyoti Basu the Prime Minister and in 2008, the CC decided to withdraw from the UPA Government of Dr. Manmohan Singh on the issue of the India-US nuclear deal.

The Centre has announced that subsidy on cooking gas will be discontinued from March next. Meanwhile, every month, the cost of a gas cylinder will go up by four rupees. Simultaneously, the State Bank has announced reduction of interest rate on savings accounts from 4 to 3.5 per cent. Other banks may soon follow suit. Few remember now that once savings account deposits earned five per cent interest. Earlier, interest rates on term deposits, including those made by senior citizens, were reduced repeatedly.