Date wise Archive

Guwahati

Assam will host its first global investors summit in February to showcase its manufacturing opportunities and geostrategic advantages to foreign and domestic investors.

Bankura

Family members of the labourer from West Bengal, who was found dead in Kerala, claimed that he was murdered and did not commit suicide as said by the police of the southern state.

Kolkata

To clear the extra rush of passengers during winter, South Eastern Railway (SER) has decided to run eleven pairs of weekly special trains between Shalimar-Bhanjpur-Shalimar during the period from December 15 to February 25, 2018 and another eleven pairs of special tra

Kolkata

The Special Train (08091) leaving Bhanjpur every Friday at 11.50 pm will reach Puri at 6:30 am, the next day. In the return direction, the Special Train (08092) will leave Puri every Saturday at 10.45 am and will arrive Bhanjpur at 4.45 am the next day.

Chittaranjan

Shri Ghanshyam Singh, member traction, railway board and ex-officio secretary to Govt. of India visited Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) on 13th December, 2017.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Assembly witnessed noisy scenes and uproar over farmers' issues for the second consecutive day today with the Opposition Congress and BJP members stalling House proceedings in the morning.

Agartala

The Tripura government has introduced Child Care Leave (CCL) for women employees with minor children for 730 days in their entire service life, a minister said today.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha government has directed superintendents of police and collectors of the districts to keep strict vigil on the activities of ponzi firms.

Bhubaneswar

The state vigilance wing today arrested an assistant professor of a medical college on charges of cheating and misappropriation of funds. Vigilance sleuths are also looking for another professor, suspected to be the key accused, of the same medical college.

Imphal

A combined team of Manipur police and Assam Rifles today arrested a member of the banned insurgent outfit People's Revolutionary party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) from Dalpati area in Tenugopal district, police said.

Imphal

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla today sought investments from a visiting Japanese delegation for bettering road connectivity in the state. The 11-member Buddhist delegation, led by Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura, called on the governor at the Raj Bhavan this afternoon.

Kolkata

The alumni of the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) has tied up with a hospital to extend healthcare facilities to employees of a bus route that they used to take years ago.

Berhampur

The forest department has set up nine protection units to ensure safe nesting of Olive Ridley turtles near Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam district.

Kolkata

Fifteen nonagenarians were felicitated at a recent programme in the city to make them feel they were an invaluable part of society.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

The recent circular by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) asking schools across the country affiliated with it to frame salary, allowances, and service conditions of teachers as per the provisions of RTE Act 2009, respective State Act and CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws has left teachers employed in private schools of these islands elated.

Port Blair

With a view to create disaster awareness amongst the stakeholders, so that they can respond to any disaster, the Directorate of Disaster Management, A&N Administration, in coordination with Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Along with their counterparts posted elsewhere in the country, employees of the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) here went on a two-day strike from Tuesday demanding pay hike by the third pay revision committee.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard conducts various activities including Community interaction on Swachhta awareness, Tree plantation drive and Cleanliness drive at different places in Port Blair under the govt’s “Swachhta Pakhwada”.

Mayabunder

A 4-week Entrepreneurship Development Programme sponsored by National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board  (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India under DST- NIMAT Project by A & N Consultancy Centre (ANCON), Port

RANGAT

Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands organised a ‘State Level Archery Competition’ last Sunday at Saraswati Shisu Vidya Mandir School, Rangat, Middle Andaman for selection of archers for 20th National Vanvasi Archery Competition to be held at Bhopal, Mad

KAMORTA

The zonal level science, arts and craft exhibition was organised  in the premises  of Govt. Model Secondary School Kamorta on Tuesday. Mr.

RANGAT

Government Senior Secondary School, Swadesh Nagar organised Science, Arts and Craft Exhibition 2017 ‘Anveshan’ on Tuesday. Dr. B. L. Kashinath, Senior Scientist and Head, Krishi Vigyan Anusandhyan Kendra, Nimbudera was the chief guest of the inaugural ceremony. Mr.

Port Blair

Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A & N Islands will perform ‘Bhomi Pujan’ arranged by M/s NHIDCL  to start  work for construction of National Highway in two lanes for the stretch from 12.00 km to 45.00 km.

Port Blair

The Department of Social Welfare is implementing Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme (BBBP), a flagship scheme of Government of India, with the goal of empowerment the girl child, preventing gender-biased sex selective elimination, ensuring survival, protection, education

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Crime against women is not a new phenomenon in Independent India. It happened in the sixties and seventies. But of late the dynamics of this crime has seen much distortion. In those years violence against women had a political tenor and it was resorted to as a feudal tool to silence the dissenting voices of the dalits and harijans, which were primarily related to the agricultural scene. In urban areas the violence was too pronounced.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

The significance of Barack Obama’s advice to Narendra Modi for preserving and sustaining India’s multicultural ethos lies in the realization of the former US president and perhaps the entire world that India remains the only country whose experiment in pluralism has been a remarkable success.

Thursday’s meeting between Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with administrative heads of West Bengal and the North-Eastern States on plugging the borders to prevent easy egress and ingress of smugglers, gun-runners, cattle smugglers and terrorists must be considered a success as all the participants agreed on the steps to be taken. Jihadi terrorists are trying to take advantage of the porous borders of the region. With local assistance they are making voter cards, aadhar cards, ration cards, PAN cards and even passports.