Date wise Archive

Panaji

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar today launched Crime and Criminal Tracking and Networking System (CCTNS) in the state which will provide the police an access to the national database of history-sheeters.

NEW DELHI

Seeking to decongest the over- crowded Tihar Jail, the Delhi government has proposed to add a floor to the single-storey complex which will double the capacity of the prison.

NEW DELHI

A fire broke out at the residence of BJP MP B Sriramulu in the early hours today, said an officer from the Delhi Fire Services. No injuries were reported in the incident, he said.

Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today demanded strict action against those who allegedly assaulted two Kashmiri brothers in Bengaluru for not speaking in Kannada.

NEW DELHI

Two women were allegedly harassed by two men riding a motorcycle outside a five-star hotel in Lutyens' Delhi, following which one of the accused was arrested, police said today.

Jaipur

Two women were today charred to death and the driver was injured when the car they were travelling in caught fire in Chitalwana police station area of Rajasthan's Jalore district, police said.

NEW DELHI

The poll results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh have made Mamata Banerjee nervous as she knows that in 2019 Lok Sabha polls Trinamool Congress will lose its dominance in West Bengal, BJP leader Mukul Roy said today.

Itanagar

Campaigning for the by-poll in two Assembly constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh - Pakee-Kessang and Likabali came to an end at 5 pm today. Polling in the two constituencies in East Kameng and West Siang district respectively would be held on December 21.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha government today launched new schemes for providing better healthcare services, including free diagnostic services to patients in public health facilities from the New Year Day.

Kolkata

A fire broke out at a beauty parlour in the central part of the city this morning, Fire Brigade sources said. Three fire tenders fought for around half-an-hour to douse the blaze.

Kokrajhar/Guwahati

An Adivasi organisation today put up a 7-hour rail blockade at Kokrajhar station in Assam affecting train services between the North Eastern region and the rest of the country.

Jagatsinghpur

One person was killed and three other members of his family were seriously injured after dacoits fired at them in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district in the early hours today, police said.

Malkangiri

Maoists killed a tribal youth in Odisha's Malkangiri district suspecting him to be a police informer, police said today.

Darbhanga

Two siblings were killed today when a motorcycle they were riding collided head-on with a bus coming from the opposite direction in Bihar's Darbhanga district, police said.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha government on Monday effected a bureaucratic reshuffle involving as many as 17 Indian Administrative Service officers. Shalini Pandit, a 2001 batch officer, was appointed as special project director of Odisha Primary Education Programme Authority.

Aizawl

Officials of the Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department seized heroin worth Rs 6.50 lakh from Mualkawi hamlet in Champhai district and arrested one person, a department spokesman today said.

Jamui

Two night guards of the Kundaghat reservoir project in Bihar's Jamui district have been hacked to death and investigation is on to ascertain whether LWEs were involved, police said today.

Jamui

A gang of five men today looted Rs 4.61 lakh at gunpoint from a Bihar Grameen Bank branch in Jamui district, police said.

Kolkata

2017 United Bank of India (UBI), the Kolkata based bank and the SLBC convener for  West Bengal today celebrated its Foundation Day with great fervour and festivity.

Kolkata

General Manager (GM), Eastern Railway (ER),  Harindra Rao today reviewed the performance of Jamalpur Workshop in the presence of Ravinder Gupta, principal chief mechanical engineer, Eastern Railway,  A. K.

Kolkata

Jadavpur University (JU) authorities will discuss with students union representatives, teachers and non-teaching employees the issue of entry of outsiders into the university campus during late evening hours.

Kolkata

Campaigning for the by-election to Sabang Assembly constituency, which will be an acid test for both ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Opposition BJP, came to an end at 5 pm today.

Kolkata

To improve the public transport system in West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee today flagged off 165 buses which would ply on different routes in the state.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

In line with the policy of the Union Government, the local administration is working on a comprehensive plan for achieving 24x7 power supply for all consumers in these islands.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

In a tragic incident, a labourer of the Department of Environment and Forest died after drowning at sea near Mayabunder jetty on Tuesday. The body of the deceased identified as Pyare Lall was recovered by the divers of Indian Navy and rushed to Dr RP Hospital here where doctors declared him brought dead.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

Having announced to visit different government schools in the region to take stock of infrastructure, the Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman, Smt Kriti Garg, on Tuesday, inspected facilities and supply of mid-day meals at Govt. Sr. Secondary School, Pahalgaon.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

Upset over lack of concern on the part of the district administration towards redressal of concerns, members of Baratang Tourism Fibre Boat Owner Association (BTFBOA) staged a Chakka Jam from 7 am on Monday.

Port Blair

Among the five sense organs of our body, the contribution of eyes and ears play important role in human learning.

Port Blair

Field day was conducted by ICAR-CIARI on Monday in the field of a farmer at Chidiyatapu on organic cultivation of ginger in collaboration with KVK, South Andaman and Directorate of Arecanut and Spices Development.

Lt. Governor visits Great Nicobar Islands
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Agencies

On the second day of his visit to Southern Group of Islands, the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Admiral D.K. Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), accompanied by Secretary to LG, Dr. Ajay Kumar Singla, and Deputy Commissioner, Nicobars, Shri Awanish Kumar, reached Campbell Bay today.

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