Date wise Archive

Arnia

Night after night, Anita Kumar and her family huddled together under a bed in one corner of a room, surrounded by the deadly sounds of gunfire.

Mumbai

The Shiv Sena, a key member of the ruling NDA government at the Centre and long-time BJP ally, today protested in parts of the city against inflation and the rising prices of petrol and diesel.

Lucknow

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav today cautioned his supporters against "fake samajwadis", signalling fresh strain in the party's top ranks.

IJU condemns killing
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Senior journalist K J Singh and his nonagenarian mother were found dead at their residence here, police said today.

Kolkata

The West Bengal government for the first time has come up with special passes for tourists to enable them to visit all Durga Puja pandals in and around the city.

Kolkata

The Presidency University has asked its oldest canteen owner to vacate hall to make way for the new selected bidder triggering protests by students in the campus till last night.

Patna

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi today claimed that during the Vajpayee government there was "dichotomy" between government and party workers but now under Narendra Modi the BJP has created a strong bond between leadership, workers and huge "ideological family"

Patna

State governments should set up regulatory bodies to check the "whimsical and arbitrary functioning" of private schools, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha said here today.

Bhubaneswar

Former Congress MLA Subal Sahu's family members including his widow joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal here today in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Guwahati

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi today said children are now "not safe anywhere" in the country, while batting for a rigorous law against human trafficking, including child trafficking.

Guwahati

An organisation working for Chakma and Hajong tribes in Arunachal Pradesh today urged Union minister Rajnath Singh to "restore" the rights of the two ethnic communities.

Kolkata

To clear the rush of passengers, Eastern Railway will run one special train for Guwahati from Howrah on 26.9.2017.
03019 Up Howrah-Guwahati Special (Via-Dankuni) leaving Howrah at 11:15 hrs. on 26.9.2017 will reach Guwahati at 5:40 hrs. on the next day.

Kolkata

The Governor of West Bengal, His Excellency, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, today inaugurated the Manicktalla Chaltabagan Lohapatty Durga Puja's “Shanti Wellness Care Dhak Utsav 2017” by playing the traditional dhak in the presence of heads of foreign consuls, leading au

Kolkata

A day after the Calcutta High Court allowed Durga idol immersions on all days from Vijaya Dashami on September 30, the West Bengal government today decided that all puja organisers would have to take permission for immersion on Muharram on October 1.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today asked the chief secretaries of 22 states to file compliance reports in pursuance of its order on laying down a mechanism to sternly deal with cow vigilante groups, saying "nobody can wash off their hands".

Mumbai

Hindi film "Newton", a black comedy on the foibles of democracy, has been chosen to represent India in the Best Foreign Language category at the 90th Academy Awards next year, the Film Federation of India announced today.

NEW DELHI

The CBI has received a notification for taking over investigation into the killing of Pradhuman, a seven-year-old student of Ryan International School in Gurgaon, and is all set to register an FIR in the matter, agency sources said today.

Kolkata

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) today censured estranged party leader Mukul Roy for allegedly hobnobbing with BJP leaders and drew the line by saying the party was keeping a close watch on him.

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Debanjan Mukherjee

As the sky starts adorning itself with cloud balls, Bengalis across the globe prepare themselves for homecoming for their biggest festival. But seldom do we hear about Bengalis who are fortunate to spend Durga Puja with their family, but are not quite happy.

Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said development was the solution to all the problems in the country and accused the previous governments of destroying the public exchequer in their bid to win elections.

United Nations

Calling Pakistan a "terroristan", India today said it has become "a geography synonymous with terror" with a flourishing "industry" producing and exporting global terrorism.

New York

Rahul Gandhi has asserted that original Congress movement was an NRI (non-resident Indian) movement and described prominent freedom fighters, including Mahatma Gandhi as an NRI.

Port Blair

The Lt Governor, Prof Jagdish Mukhi has announced that the Daily Rated Mazdoors (DRMs) working in different departments of the A&N Administration, since last several years, will get 1/30th Pay +DA.

Port Blair

The Lt Governor, Prof Jagdish Mukhi in a meeting at Raj Niwas with Chief Secretary and other officers of A & N Administration, today reviewed the progress of important infrastructure projects in sectors like Shipping, Port Infrastructure, ATR bridges and APWD road

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SUBRATA

The  rumour surrounding the Rs 10 coin is still causing problems in the Middle Andaman region as shopkeepers and customers here are not willing to accept the legal tender, despite repeated clarifications from the Reserve Bank of India that the coin can and should be used freely.

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ROOPA LALL

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, launched a scathing attack on the Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai and Chief Port Administrator, Port Management Board over suspension of registration of eight catamarans on Thursday.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

Incessant rain over the past few days has thrown normal life out of gear in the Middle Andaman region. The heavy downpour triggered flooding in the nallah at Rampur causing landslide at Medical Road on Thursday. In another incident, mudslide occurred at Janakpur village near Old Labour Commissioner Office on Friday.

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ROOPA LALL

Sudden withdrawal of coaching facility in the discipline of boxing has created huge resentment among learners in the city.

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ROOPA LALL

Sudden withdrawal of coaching facility in the discipline of boxing has created huge resentment among learners in the city.

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