Date wise Archive

Hyderabad

The Rachakonda Police busted an online sex racket today and nabbed three persons associated with it on charges of human trafficking.

Mathura

Drones fitted with cameras would be used for the first time here during the civic body polls on November 26 to maintain law and order situation and for proper monitoring of the election process.

Lucknow

Union minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma today cast their votes in the second phase of the civic polls, polling for which is underway in 25 districts.

Lucknow

Leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the saffron party emerges victorious in the ongoing urban local bodies polls in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has assigned tasks to 31 MLAs, whose Assembly constituencies do not have a nagar panchayat or nagar palika parishad within t

MADURAI/CHENNAI (TN)

In what seems to be a fresh sign of discord in the ruling AIADMK, loyalists of Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said they did not get any invite for a key party event in which Chief Minister K Palaniswami participated.

Lucknow

Lucknow voters today cast ballots to elect their first woman mayor in the ongoing civic body polls in Uttar Pradesh which already has the distinction of giving the country its first woman governor and chief minister.

Chennai

A Keralite mistakenly tagged his Twitter complaint about overcharging by autorickshaws in Salem in Tamil Nadu to the Salem police department at Oregon in the US, setting off an interesting exchange of tweets.

Gangtok

Despite being a tiny state with a population of around 6 lakh, Sikkim has a staggering number of registered vehicles - 53,636.

Jamshedpur

The Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), East Singhbhum, is planning to introduce special coaching classes for tribal students to help them do better in school final examination, a top official has said.

Agartala

BJP National general secretary, Ram Madhav today said the ruling CPI-M would face the real opposition in the Tripura Assembly election scheduled to be held in February next year. "This time election in Tripura would be a different election.

Chittaranjan

National Integration Week was observed in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), from 19th to 25th Nov 2017.

Kolkata

A man, who was supposed to board a flight to Bangkok, was apprehended at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle foreign currency worth over Rs 19 lakh out of the country, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) said today.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday inaugurated archaeological excavation work at Lal Pahari near Jainagar in Bihar's Lakhisarai district.

Bhubaneswar

An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police and another person were arrested in Keonjhar by Odisha's anti-graft vigilance sleuths for allegedly accepting Rs 7,000 bribe from a man.

Patna

Senior journalist Brajnandan died here on Saturday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was 74, and is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Gangtok

Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has granted in-principle approval for allotment of space in the state capital to Software Technologies Parks in India (STPI), for upgrading the existing infrastructure and build a state of art incubation centre, official sour

Koraput

A large number of slum dwellers who have been living on government land for years in Jeypore municipal area in Odisha's Koraput district are now all set to get land patta.

Kolkata

Fresh graduates will be given rent-free space for churning out big ideas at the proposed Centre of Innovation here, West Bengal IT secretary Debashis Sen said on Saturday.

Shoppers crowd crafts fair of N-E States at ITF Ground
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

A exclusive exhibition-cum-sale of exquisite handicraft of India’s North Eastern States, named Craft Bazar, was inaugurated by the Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar, at ITF Ground here.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

Even as the Regional Sports Council (RSC), Rangat strives to promote sports in the region, acute shortage of funds continues to foil the efforts of the Council.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

A ‘Science and Maths’ exhibition was organised at Govt. Sr. Secondary School, Mayabunder on Friday.

Port Blair

Due to the problem occurred in Alternator Winding of two DG Units (5 MW each) of 20 M/s. Suryachakra Power Plant, Bambooflat, both the units have become non-functional, resulting in shortfall of power.

Port Blair

The Chinmaya Mission here will celebrate Geeta Jayanti on November 20 in its premises. The programme will start at 5.30 pm with Paduka Pooja followed by Geeta chanting and talk on relevance of Bhagwat Geeta in present day context.

Port Blair

The national general secretary, BJP, Smt Sushree. Saroj attended the Garacharama Mandal Committee meeting at Bhatu Basti Community Hall and South Andaman District Committee meeting at Chouldari. She highlighted the past three and half years achievements of Govt.

Author: 
Nilanjan Banik & Philip Stevens

The patent-based system of drug development will come under further pressure from key countries aiming to increase access to medicines at a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting in New Delhi, with India hosting the first World Conference on Access to Medical Products.

Author: 
Anjan Roy

We have been hearing about recapitalising of banks for some time now. More, banks have been infused with fresh capital funds in driblets as well. There is nothing extraordinary about it. There are two distinct aspects of raising banks’ capital.

The advent of winter in the North is normally greeted with an abundance of green vegetables in affordable price to the aam aadmi but what is now visible in the local vegetable market is the vertiginous rise in the prices of popular vegetables such as peas (matar) and the widely consumed common people protein, the onion.  The bulbous root which is a part and parcel of the indigent people’s wonted daily diet is now woefully absent as its cost at the retail level is swinging between fifty to sixty rupees per kilogram.