Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

The railways today indicated negligence could be the reason behind the derailment of the Utkal Express, with a senior official saying a probe would ascertain if any maintenance work was being done on the tracks without permission.

Lucknow

More than 50 passengers who received injuries in the Muzaffarnagar train accident have been discharged from hospitals while 102 others are still receiving treatment, the Uttar Pradesh government said today.

DARJEELING

A massive manhunt was today launched to track those behind the grenade blast in Kalimpong police station that left a civic police volunteer dead and two others injured even as the police is suspecting the hand of the GJM behind the attack.

NEW DELHI

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding an FIR filed against him on suspicion of the deadly bomb blast in Darjeeling, on Friday.

Srinagar

President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in the border town of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow for his first official visit outside Delhi since taking oath of office.

Kolkata

The overall flood situation in West Bengal has improved with no major rainfall happening in the past two days, officials said.

Muzaffarnagar

Mohammed Dilshad, 48, is nursing a broken spleen and a wounded leg at the district hospital here. On his lips are just these words- "Kudrat ka karishma hai (it's a miracle of God)".

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KRITI DE

Recreation of a famous song from the 1971 Jaya Bachchan starrer-movie, Guddi, by students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in Panchwati in Middle Andaman is taking the social media by storm.

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EOI BUREAU

With great power comes great responsibility. The popular adage applies truly to teenagers and youth driving powerful vehicles on public roads. With more and more powerful bikes being purchased in these islands, the number of high speed crashes is also on the rise.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard undertook medical evacuation on Friday of a 14 year old boy from Makachua in Little Nicobar. The boy fell from a coconut tree and sustained multiple injuries.

Port Blair

A delegation of tour operators from Andaman and Nicobar Islands led by Mr Amit Anand, Director of Tourism participated in the tourism fair "Travel O Fair ' at Thane Club, Thane West from August 19-20.

Soon to fly to Bali from Kolkata
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EOI CORRESPONDENT

AirAsia Indonesia today launched a new route from Kolkata, to the dream holiday island, Bali, Indonesia, making it the second city in India after Mumbai to have a more seamless flight connection to Bali.

Kolkata

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Syndicate Bank, Melwyn Rego visited Kolkata and conducted Town Hall Meeting with the Staff Members of the Bank at the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Salt Lake City, Kolkata.  A. S.

NEW DELHI

Infosys' search for a new CEO may not be an easy one as the pressure of being under the constant scrutiny of the firm's high-profile founders could see many candidates shying away, said industry leaders and experts.

Mumbai

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday said demonetisation left Maoists in many parts of India and separatists in Jammu and Kashmir “fund starved”.

NEW DELHI

Services at public sector banks may take a hit on Tuesday as all unions under the aegis of UFBU have threatened to go on strike against the government's proposed consolidation move besides raising a host of other demands.

Kochi

The mariculture in India will get a major boost with the CMFRI successfully developing the seed production technology of Indian pompano (Trachinotus mookalee), which has high commercial value both in domestic and international markets.

Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi and urge them to increase the state's borrowing limit to enable it to implement the farm debt waiver scheme, officials said on Sunday.

NEW DELHI

The Passenger Service Fee (PSF), levied on air travellers, might marginally go up as the ministries of home and civil aviation were finding it increasingly difficult to manage the escalating cost of airport security, the government officials said.

Kolkata

The Coal India is targeting to limit its financial outgo in the latest wage negotiations -- National Coal Wage Agreement X -- which led to inconclusive outcome at the three-day-long intense marathon meeting.

NEW DELHI

Import of coal saw a decline of 6.37 per cent to 191.95 million tonnes (MT) in 2016-17 on higher production by CIL that saw the country move to a regime of surplus coal.

Mumbai

Multi-channel home shopping company Naaptol is looking to expand and decentralise its fulfilment centres as it targets a revenue of Rs 720 crore this financial year, a top company executive said.

Mumbai

Typhoo Tea, part of the Apeejay Surrendra Group, is eyeing a revenue of Rs 100 crore in the country in the next three to four years.

Mumbai

Pharma company FDC today said it is developing formulations for various geographies and also looking at opportunities in untapped areas and association in the global markets to boost its revenues.

Jaipur

The National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan assistance of Rs 1,349.55 crore to the Rajasthan government for creation of rural infrastructure in the state under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF).

NEW DELHI

Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) have pulled out more than Rs 7,300 crore from the equity markets this month so far as they flee to safe haven assets amid geopolitical tensions and some domestic concerns.

NEW DELHI

The CBDT's decision to increase upfront payment to 20 per cent of the disputed tax demand before the disposal of appeal at the level of Commissioner is harsh on taxpayers, although it will reduce frivolous cases, say experts.

Mumbai

Though there's no denying that credit growth continues to decline, the RBI data on sectoral credit growth shows only one side of the story as credit per se has been expanding through non-banking channels, primarily in the debt market, said a report.

Mumbai

The weak June quarter show -- Nifty 50 companies reporting an 8.4 per cent decline in net income -- reflects underlying weakness in the economy and the possibility of yet another sluggish year, says a report.

NEW DELHI

To ensure compliance with prevention of money laundering rules, leading exchange BSE has asked trading and clearing members to report preparedness for furnishing Aadhaar details of their clients by the year-end.

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