Date wise Archive

Hyderabad

His homeland forced him into exile and his host country is threatening to deport him but Syedullah Bashar is hopeful that one day justice will be his -- and his community of Rohingya Muslims.

Hyderabad

India needs a well thought-out law to deal with refugees so that the government of the day does not get carried away by "subjectivity", says former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid.

NEW DELHI

The Union government has directed states to submit strategies for tackling health challenges posed by climate change and extreme weather conditions in their respective regions as part of a comprehensive national-level strategy which is in the works.

NEW DELHI

The CBI has arrested retired Orissa High Court judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi and four others in connection with a corruption case, agency sources said here today.

Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin a two-day visit to his Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency from Friday, during which he will inaugurate several infrastructure projects and address public meetings, officials said today.

Hyderabad

Urging the government, media, film industry and others to raise awareness on the attacks against children, Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi today said that girls who become victims should get respect, as they are not responsible for the abuse against them.

Jammu

After a two-day lull in cross-border firing and shelling, Pakistani troops targeted Indian border outposts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Samba districts today, injuring three civilians, a senior BSF officer said.

NEW DELHI

The Union government employees will not get a daily allowance on Leave Travel Concession (LTC), according to an official order.

NEW DELHI

Most people are "worried" about what has happened to India's tradition of tolerance, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said today following his interactions with students in the US.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi Police today told the Delhi High Court that it wanted to embark upon a new mode of investigation, called forensic psychology, in the death case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar.

United Nations

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today declared the time for dialogue with North Korea is over and rallied behind a US warning that "all options" are on the table.

London

Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has undergone a third surgery for her throat cancer at a London hospital. Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz visited the hospital and inquired about her health.

SEOUL

North Korea's foreign minister has described as "the sound of a dog barking" President Donald Trump's threat to destroy his country.

United Nations

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Luis Da Costa has supported India's bid for a permanent membership of the UN Security Council, asserting that efforts must continue to ensure greater representation in the most powerful wing of the world body.

United Nations

Fifty countries have signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world's nuclear powers spurned but supporters hailed as a historic agreement nonetheless.

New York

Pakistan has developed short-range nuclear weapons to counter the 'Cold Start' doctrine of the Indian Army, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said today.

Beijing

"Islamophobic" terms used by Chinese internet users to stigmatise Muslims have been blocked by authorities to prevent bias against Islam, official media reported today.

Aizawl

Senior Congress leader K S Thanga was today sworn in as a new minister in the Lal Thanhawla government.
Mizoram Governor Lt Gen Nirbhay Sharma (Retd) administered the oath of office and secrecy to Thanga in the swearing-in ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan.

Aizawl

Peace talks between Mizoram government and Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) resumed today after five months, a senior state Home department official said.

NEW DELHI

A new project of the Department of Biotechnology aims at starting a 'lab on boat' on Bramhaputra river for biological analysis of the river system.

UMIAM (MEGHALAYA)

Agricultural researches will be of no uses if it is not applied in the farmer s field and scientists should remove the gap between them and the farmers, former Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel said today.

NEW DELHI

After a case of trespass was registered against a team of CBI officials, the central probe agency today refuted allegations that it raided the residence of any sitting Orissa High Court Judge.

Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today greeted people on the occasion of Navratri. "Greetings to all on the auspicious occasion of Navratri," Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle this morning.

Kolkata

Six new additional judges took oath at the Calcutta High Court today, while another judge was given a formal farewell.

180 puja specials to be run in ER this year
Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

To cope up with the expected rush of passengers during ensuing Puja festival, Eastern Railway will run 12 (twelve) Howrah – Nautanwa - Howrah Janasadharan weekly Puja Special and 12(twelve)   Bhagalpur – Anand Vihar – Bhagalpur weekly puja special. As a result, 10872 berths and 3744 seats will be generated.

Kolkata

Some North-Bengal bound regular trains have already resumed their services from Howrah/Sealdah/Kolkata.

Kolkata

As a result of the massive ticket checking drive conducted by Eastern Railway all over its jurisdiction from  08 September 2017 to 14 September , 2017, altogether 48,672 persons were detected travelling without or with improper ticket and carrying unbooked luggage and

Kolkata

A free medical check-up camp for the  benefit of commuters of Metro Railway  was organised at Park Street Metro Station from 10.00 hrs to 13.00 hrs today i.e. on 20.09.2017.  The camp was organised in association with the Rotary Club of Calcutta Metro City.

Kolkata

Railway has decided to earmark reservation quota of two berths in 3A class for persons with disabilities (Divyang) (lower berth for persons with disabilities and middle berth for their escorts) in all long distance Mail/Express trains including Rajdhani and Duronto Ex

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