Date wise Archive

Washington

US President Donald Trump today said the Congress has reached an agreement on tax legislation that will deliver more jobs, higher wages, and "massive tax relief" for American families and domestic companies.

SEOUL

The United Nations' independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says he plans to investigate North Korean claims that South Korea abducted 12 North Korean women.

Brussels

European nations are set to achieve a 70-year-old ambition to integrate their defences on Thursday, signing a pact between 25 EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces together after Britain`s decision to quit the bloc.

Istanbul

Muslim leaders on Wednesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump`s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the world to respond by recognising East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

Kano

Boko Haram fighters battled Nigerian soldiers for about an hour as they tried to take over a military base, in the latest attack against troops in the restive northeast.

Washington

US President Donald Trump has sought to distance himself from the defeat suffered by the controversial Republican candidate Judge Roy Moore in the Senate election in the US state of Alabama.

Yangon

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said today.

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today urged the police force to win the trust of people to receive credible intelligence and said coordination between central agencies and state was necessary to deal with terrorism.

Lucknow

The Winter session of the UP Legislature today got off to a stormy start with the opposition disrupting the proceedings on power tariff and law and order issues, leading to adjournment of both the Assembly and the Council for the day.

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today claimed the death penalty given to a labourer from Assam for the rape and murder of a 30-year-old Dalit law student was a recognition of the LDF government's uncompromising stand on the safety of women.

Kochi

A court here today awarded death sentence to Ameerul Islam, the lone convict found guilty in the rape and murder case of a 30-year old Dalit law student in Kerala last year.

Report by: 
P. Sreekumaran

It’s a classic instance of disaster mismanagement.
No wonder, The Pinarayi Vijayan Government’s inadequate response to the Ockhi cyclone, which struck several districts in Kerala and took a heavy toll of human lives, incurred the wrath of the people.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today granted anticipatory bail to three CPI-M workers accused of being involved in violence in Nandigram on March 14, 2007 during the anti-land acquisition movement when 14 persons were killed allegedly in police firing.

Golaghat

A Golaghat court today sent two owners of a tea-estate who had allegedly fired on their employees during a protest into police custody for 14 days.

Ranchi

Santhal and Oraon tribals settled in Assam for over hundred years, and working in tea gardens there, would soon get the status of scheduled tribe in that state, an official release said here today.

Kendrapara

Forest personnel have arrested 19 fishermen from Olive Ridley turtle concentration zones at Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Bhubaneswar

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today announced its decision to raise the Mahanadi water dispute, Polavaram project row and other pressing issues facing the state during the winter session of the Parliament, beginning tomorrow.

Shillong

Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma today told the state Assembly that his government will convene a meeting with banks and financial institutions to seek clarity on conflicting directions issued by different central government departments on Aadhaar.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court (HC) today allowed a dyslexia patient to appear for the class 12 CBSE board examination with subjects mutually agreed upon by him and his school, which had earlier been refused by the institution citing lack of infrastructure.

Shillong

Amid debate over merit of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in elections, a senior Election Commission official today described EVMs as wonder machines that have eased the process of voting and counting since 1982.

Potholes on the stretch to be filled up using bitumen in 5 days: Ray
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, performed the Bhoomi Pujan for rehabilitation and upgradation of National Highway-4(Old NH-223) in Beodnabad-Ferrargunj section from 12 km to 45 km (excluding 21 km to 28 km) to 2-lane highway with hard shoulder on EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) basis on Thursday.

Report by: 
T DURGA RAO

The Secretary (Industries), on Thursday, chaired a crucial meeting with entrepreneurs, who have been allotted plots in Industrial Estates. The Chairperson of Municipal Council, Mr IP Singh, Director of Industries, Mr Ajith Anand, representatives from the Police and Traffic branch, APWD etc were also present on the occasion.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

A group of aggrieved BSNL Broadband users met the Chief General Manager on Thursday to demand restoration of Unlimited Broadband plans. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray was also present during the meeting.

Port Blair

A 15 member A & N Police Water Sports Team, participated and excelled at the 17th All India Police Water Sports Championship 2017 held at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh from 5th to 9th December, 2017.

Port Blair

The Telugu Desam Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has whole-heartedly welcomed Ms. Kanuri Jayasree, the Telugu Desam Party State Mahila General Secretary since 1984, during her recent visit to the Islands. She was welcomed by the TDP State President Mr. N.

Port Blair

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, A & N Islands State Board of International Human Rights Council (IHRC) organised an awareness camp at the premises of Wimberlygunj Panchayat Hall recently. A & N Islands State Board President of IHRC Mr. R.

Port Blair

A police team of Traffic Unit, Port Blair conducted traffic awareness programme at Mithakhari and Chouldhari Panchayat Hall on recently which was attended by the public, PRI Members as well as the Auto and Jeep drivers of the respective Panchayats and adjoining villag

Port Blair

As A part of the ongoing drive for Clean and Green India, the personnel of Naval Component of the Andaman and Nicobar Command observed the Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st to 15th December, 2017.

Port Blair

Integrated Pest Management Training and Demonstration Programme under Farmers’ Field School in Vegetables was inaugurated by Central IPM Centre(CIPMC), Port Blair at New Bimalitan Community Hall on Wednesday in order to create awareness about the IPM practices among t

Port Blair

Local Centre of Bramhakumaris Ishwariya Vidyalaya, Port Blair is organising a Motivational Session on ‘Stress Management and Meditation’ at the centre, 15/2, S. N. Road, NABARD Colony, Goal Ghar, Port Blair on Dec 16, 2017 from 5.30 pm to 7 pm.

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