Date wise Archive


US special forces have captured a second key militant linked to the deadly attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi in 2012 which killed the US ambassador to Libya and three other American personnel.


China's top legislature is considering tougher penalties for those who disrespect the national anthem with up to three-year jail term instead of the current 15-day detention, official media said today.


Goa Church has asked its priests and parishioners to go green on November 2, which is observed as All Souls Day with graves across the state being decorated in the memory of the people who left for heavenly abode.


The police today registered an FIR against nine people, including a BJP legislator, in connection with the killing of a man over panchayat poll rivalry, following which three persons were arrested.


A transformer exploded in the Khatulai village near the Shahpura town in this district today killing five persons and injuring several others, police said.


Karnataka is all set to get its first woman police chief in Neelamani N Raju. Raju, a 1983 batch IPS officer, will replace incumbent Director General and Inspector General of Police Rupak Kumar Dutta, who retires today, official sources said.


The office of the saffron-robed UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath in the state capital is now getting a touch of saffron.


The Maharashtra government is planning to retrospectively implement the mandatory rural service bond for MBBS students who took admission to the course in 2010, state medical education minister Girish Mahajan has said.


Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy today accused the NDA government at the Centre of "ruining" the country's economy by adopting "injurious" economic policies.


Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh was today granted exemption from personal appearance for the day by a Delhi court in connection with a Rs 10 crore disproportionate assets case against him.


Union minister Uma Bharti today came out strongly in support of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over his claim that roads in the state are better than those in the US.


A Chhattisgarh court today remanded journalist Vinod Verma, arrested in connection with a case of blackmailing and extortion, in judicial custody for 14 days.


Prem Kumar Dhumal, who has been the Himachal Pradesh chief minister twice, was today declared the BJP's chief ministerial candidate by its president Amit Shah in the poll-bound state.


As per the directives of Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, Regional Office Siliguri observed the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas & Run for Unity today to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.


In order to celebrate the birth day of the first Home Minister of Independence India, Sardar Ballav Bhai Patel, Railway Board/New Delhi, had directed to observe ‘Rastriya Ekta Divas’ (National Unity Day) today.


For the convenience of the passengers, one Air-conditioned 3-tier coach will be attached with 12376/12375 Asansol- Chennai Express leaving Asansol w.e.f 1.11.2017 and leaving Chennai w.e.f 4.11.2017, on permanent basis. (EOIC)


To commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Metro Railway, Kolkata observed “Rashtriya Ekta Divas” (National Unity Day) today.


Durgapur Steel Plant joined the nation in observing the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) today on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.


Noting that India is not "unaffected" by global terrorism, Union home minister Rajnath Singh today said the country's intelligence and security agencies have so far foiled all nefarious plans of terror group ISIS.


Pakistan Army's support to terrorism is unacceptable and India will continue to take all retaliatory measures to respond to such acts, Indian Army's director-general of military operations (DGMO) told his Pakistani counterpart today.

Report by: 

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said that she would not hesitate to dismiss those civic bodies who would be failing in their efforts to check the spread of dengue, the scourge that has so far claimed 40 lives in the state.

Questions Bengal govt for challenging Act by Parliament, Will obey apex court's directive: Mamata
Report by: 

A Constitution bench would be set up to hear a clutch of petitions challenging the Centre's decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for availing various services and government welfare schemes, the Supreme Court today said.


India and Italy today inked six pacts, including on boosting cooperation in the energy and trade sectors, after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni on key issues such as terrorism and cyber crime.

Says, PM hit country with 'torpedoes' of note ban, GST BJP hits back, says Cong pursuing politics of lies
Report by: 

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today chaired a meeting of party general secretaries to chalk out plans for the first note ban anniversary, being observed as 'Black Day' across the country, party leaders said.


The BJP has decided to revamp the party's grassroot organisation in West Bengal with an eye on the panchayat polls in the state scheduled next year.


State chief secretary Moloy Dey will preside over a review meeting with secretaries of all departments of the state government on Tuesday to take stock of the progress of all the Centrally-funded schemes going in the state.


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said today it will launch 30 satellites in a single mission on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in December.

Report by: 

For hundreds of students of the government-run Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya (JNRM) Boys in the city, problems start every morning and goes on into the night. It begins with dirty toilets.

Report by: 

Tired of waiting for the authorities to take up repairs of damaged stretches on the national highway, members of Lions Club took the onus on themselves instead. The members pooled resources and put their hands to use on Sunday to fix potholes that affected the daily routine of residents in the Middle Andaman region.

Report by: 

People from different walks of life celebrated the 110th birth anniversary of U Muthuramalingam Thevar, freedom fighter and ex-Member of Parliament, from Pasumbon, Madurai, at his statue installed at OId Pahargaon here. Members from Andaman Mukkulathor Sangam and youth wing held a rally from Murugan Temple to Old Pahargaon via Netaji Stadium to mark the occasion.