Date wise Archive

Kaushambi (UP)

A mother and her daughter were poisoned to death allegedly by her daughter-in-law in the Usraina village of the district, the police said today. The woman's another 14-year-old daughter Neetu, who also consumed the drink, was taken ill, a police official said.


A scuffle broke out during a general body meeting of the civic body here today after two AIMIM corporators refused to stand up when 'Vande Mataram' was played.


Kerala today requested the Centre to provide more flight and train services to the state to clear the rush of passengers during the coming Onam festival season.


The Kerala government is yet to submit an inquiry report sought by the Centre on alleged religious conversions taking place in Malappuram district, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said.


Rebel BJP MLA in Rajasthan Ghanshyam Tiwari today opposed the Vasundhara Raje government's decision to raise OBC reservation from 21 to 26 per cent for granting 5 per cent reservation to Gujjars and four other castes, saying it would be struck down by the court.


BJP Karnataka unit president B S Yeddyurappa today sought 10 more days to appear before the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in connection with an alleged illegal land de-notification case.


Talks on the merger of the two AIADMK factions are going on smoothly and a positive result is expected in a day or two, former chief minister O Panneerselvam said today.


Haryana government today said it has decided to prepare an Aadhaar-based database of all the residents of the state which would enable in providing benefits of various schemes in a transparent manner.

Dharamsala (HP)

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) today met members of Gaddi community in Himachal Pradesh in the wake of reports of lathicharge on the community on August 9 here. "The commission met the Gaddi community people and others in Dharamsala.


A special court today sent two officers of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Delhi Police and two others to judicial custody for 12 days in a case of bribery for bagging choice postings.

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Growing addiction to alcohol, monotony in life and scarce recreational sources are among reasons which have helped rank these islands second in India on the number of suicides. The depressing trend is on the rise with at least one suicide case being reported each week in the islands.

Port Blair

'Quit India Movement' was an important milestone in the pre-independence era and to commemorate the outcome of the movement the Govt.

Port Blair

A review meeting of District Planning Committee, South Andaman will be held in the Conference Hall of Zilla Parishad on August 21 and 22 to review action taken on the recommendations made by the District Planning Committee in its meeting held in December 2016 and also

Port Blair

/--/ Today, August 19 is the World Humanitarian Day (WHD).  It is a day dedicated to celebrate global cooperation  - people helping people.

Port Blair

The Zonal Level BITM Science Seminar 2017 was held on Friday in the auditorium of the Shiksha Sadan here. Mr Mammen Thomas, Principal SIE, Port Blair was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.3 meters between 5.30 pm on August 19 to 11.30 pm of August 21 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Port Blair

The Indira Gandhi National Open University has announced that in under Graduate (UG) programmes such as Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor Of Commerce (B.Com), Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W), Bachelor of Tourism Studies (B.T.S), and Bachelor

Port Blair

An Energy Conservation campaign and awareness on renewable energy devices was organized at Govt. Senior Secondary School Ferrargunj jointly by DBRAIT & NRSE Division of Electricity Department, A & N Islands.

Port Blair

Mr C Muthuswamy and Smt P.Indumathi, Head of Indu’s Global academy, Haddo will conduct free education camp every Sundays from August 20 for the benefit of students of these islands.


With train services to the North-East affected by floods unlikely to be restored before August 28, the North-East Frontier Railway (NEFR) has undertaken steps for passengers travelling to and from the NE region as well as for movement of goods.


Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar on Friday said the Left Front government has no plans to go to court against Doordarshan and All India Radio for allegedly not airing his Independence Day recorded speech.


The West Bengal Legislative Assembly on Friday passed a motion on the need to maintain communal harmony in the state.


Denmark s Aarhus University is keen to extend technical assistance towards transforming Bhubaneswar into a smart city, Professor Ramjee Prasad, the university s professor of Future Technologies for Business Ecosystem Innovation, said here.


A construction worker was killed and another seriously injured in Namkhana in South 24 Parganas district on friday after an iron beam fell down on them at a bridge construction site, police said.


West Bengal labour minister Moloy Ghatak today said that the state government has taken several steps to ensure safety and social security of the tea garden workers in the state.


Prominent businessman and chairman of the Rainbow group Dhiren Rawani was shot dead allegedly by his nephew at Bhowra near here, police said today.


In a bid to revive nearly extinct varieties of aromatic rice, an awareness programme was organised on Friday at Sridham Mayapur in the Nadia district by the Chaitanya Chandradaya Agricultural Trust.


To clear extra rush of passengers, South Eastern Railway will run a special train (02510) from Howrah to Bengaluru Cant.


To clear the expected rush of passengers during Kausiki Amabasya Mela at Tarapith, Eastern Railway will run one pair of special train between Howrah and Rampurhat on August 20, 21 and 22.