Date wise Archive

Bhubaneswar

Odisha government has imposed restriction on the entry of devotees including VVIPs into the sanctum sanctorum of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri.

Itanagar

GOC of 3 Corps Lt Gen Anil Chauhan today met Arunachal Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra here today and discussed Sino-Indian border security in the eastern parts of the state and welfare measures for the locals in the border areas, an official release said.

Patna

The ruling JD-U today questioned the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s (RJD) calling for a state-wide bandh on December 21 in the midst of the closing ceremony of 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in the state capital.

Kolkata

To improve its distribution network, CESC intends to carry out maintenance work at Baidyabati Distribution Station on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.  As a result, power supply may get affected on that day in parts of Sheoraphully and adjoining areas between 10.30 am and

Kolkata

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during winter holidays, Eastern railway  (ER) will attach additional AC 3-tier/ Sleeper class coaches with three long distance trains viz.

Kolkata

The 7th Pension Adalat of Metro Railway, Kolkata was held at Metro Rail Bhavan on Friday with a  view to redress the grievances of the retired Metro Railway employees. In this Adalat, 11 nos.

Berhampur

Wildlife officials have arrested a poacher and seized 10 dead migratory birds from his possession near Chilika lake in Odisha, forest officials said today.

Itanagar

Security forces have arrested a hardcore NSCN(IM) militant during an operation at Khonsa, headquarters of Tirap district, a defence spokesman said today.

Agartala

The body of a BJP worker bearing multiple cut injuries was today recovered from Srirampur in Kanchanpur subdivision of North Tripura district, about 190 kilometer from here, police said.

Bhubaneswar

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has approved a proposal to reserve 25 per cent of the seats in the National Law University (NLU), Cuttack, for students from the state.

Kolkata

With an eye on next year's Panchayat polls, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has asked party workers to reach out to the masses and propagate the developmental works it had undertaken in the last six years.

Itanagar

The picturesque town of Dambuk woke up to the revving up of high class off-roading vehicles and the sound of music as the fourth edition of Orange Festival Of Adventure And Music (OFAM) got underway.

Ranchi

The winter session of Jharkhand Assembly ended on Thursday with all the three working days being disrupted by the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MLAs over land acquisition law and domicile policy.

Agartala

Tripura's chief electoral officer Sriram Taranikanti has said the required number of 4,700 Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) have arrived in the state where assembly election is due early next year.

Jalpaiguri

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), popularly known as the toy train, resumed its full operations on Friday, chugging its way to the Queen of the Hills from the New Jalpaiguri station, after 188 days of service suspension due to Gorkhaland agitation.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

Middle Andaman (MA) is facing the cell-phone menace among school going kids, especially senior secondary students. They sneak them to school, even when regular stringent checks are carried out by teachers. The craze to own a mobile phone apparatus has spread like an epidemic, with parents or teachers unable to rein it or find a remedy.

Port Blair

The admission form submission in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is to be done through on-line mode. For the same, many students approach private internet café and pay additional charges besides programme (admission) fees of IGNOU.

Hut Bay

The Self Help Groups, Women Cooperative societies, registered Mahila mandals while interacting with the Member of Parliament during his constituency tour recently to Little Andaman and other areas, alleged  that despite submission of bills of Mid-day meals by the firs

Port Blair

As part of the three-day sensitisation programme on child-friendly measures, the UT Commission for Protection of Child Rights, in collaboration with the National Commission for protection of Child Rights conducted an   orientation programme in the conference hall of M

Port Blair

The Disaster Warning Sirens has been installed in the premises of Secretariat, DBRAIT, DSS Marine, Chatham Saw Mill (Forest Dept), Police Station Aberdeen, Police Station Pahargaon, Police Station Chatham, JNRM College, Port Blair, Fish Landing Centre, Junglighat, IOC

Port Blair

On 14.12.2017, a one-day Hindi workshop was organised for the police department personnel in the Police Line Auditorium. The employees of various units of Andaman and Nicobar Police, including the India Reserve Corps took part. This workshop was inaugurated by Mr.

Author: 
Anjali Mathew

Every time a Malayali gets sober and sits down to down a peg or two, some or the other bunch of politicians in power remind him that there is a slip between the cup and the lip. This time, the slip is age: A 23-year-old can raise a toast but a 21-year-old cannot stand in line for his quarter and pint!
The LDF government has raised the drinking age from 21 to 23. The 21-year-old has been told that he is not man enough to raise the glass but in two years’ time he will have grown. So, patience.

Author: 
S. Sethuraman

The mid-year monetary policy review from RBI on December 6 reflects worrisome trends with surging inflation on the back of both domestic and international price movements, especially oil, and an widening fiscal slippage in the first eight months of fiscal 2018.

Recently, a migrant labourer from the Malda district of West Bengal, Afrajul Khan, was brutally hacked to death in Rajasthan. The real cause of the murder is still shrouded in mystery. Following this, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has asked all migrant labourers from West Bengal working in other States to come back to West Bengal if they want to. She said: “Come back if you cannot work in an atmosphere of fear.