Date wise Archive

Chandigarh

Union home minister Rajnath Singh today slammed Pakistan for continuously violating the ceasefire agreement with India despite giving assurance not to do so, saying Islamabad should not misinterpret "powerful" India's "decency".

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today asked the Election Commission (EC) to state the facts behind its decision to disqualify the 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit by filing an affidavit.

Kolkata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today ordered the inspection of the Balirghat bridge at Daulatabad area of Murshidabad from which a bus that was coming from Karimpur in Nadia and moving to Malda plunged into the Gogra canal yesterday morning.

Kolkata

West Bengal governor K N Tripathi today hailed the performance of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government despite facing the "challenge" of Goods and Services Tax (GST) which was "hastily enforced all across the country".

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today attended an interfaith prayer meeting on the occasion of the 70th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Jaipur

Two of the four historians named by the Shree Rajput Karni Sena in a panel to watch "Padmaavat" have said the film does not hurt the sentiments of any caste and nobody should have a problem.

Shatrughan joins, does not see move as anti-BJP activity
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Agencies

After months of snapping at the BJP, a disgruntled Yashwant Sinha today launched a political platform, joined by a number of politicians led by BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha.

Kolkata

The 42nd Kolkata Book Fair was today inaugurated by chief minister Mamata Banerjee at Central Park of Bidhan Nagar.

Registration of new commercial vehicles without speed cap device stalled
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ROOPA LALL

In a major push for better safety and to prevent bloodshed in the roads of this archipelago, the State Transport Authority of the UT Administration has decided to fully implement to the speed governor diktat for commercial vehicles notified by the Ministry of Road Transport in the next four months.

Port Blair

A solemn function was held at the ‘Balidan Vedi’, the State Martyrs’ Memorial at Humphreygunj here this morning, on the occasion of 74th martyrdom anniversary of 44 Martyrs of Indian Independence League (IIL), Andaman Branch, who were shot dead and buried by the Japan

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KURMA RAO

The 17th edition of the weeklong Subhas Mela-cum-exhibition concluded on Monday at Mayabunder in North Andaman. The Superintendent of Police, North and Middle Andaman, Mr Ingit Pratap Singh was the chief guest on the occasion, while the former Adhyaksh of Zilla Parishad, North and Middle Andaman, Saw Thatu was the guest of honour.

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KURMA RAO

A sports festival was organized by Gram Panchayat, Shivapuram in Middle Andaman as part of 69th Republic Day celebrations. The Divisional Forest Officer of Rangat, Mr Sebastein declared the sports meet open as the chief guest in the presence of Mr Suresh Kumar, Assistant Director (Civil Supplies) and Pradhan, Shivapuram.

Port Blair

A dharna was organized by Andaman Nicobar Pradesh Congress Committee  in front of Directorate of Civil Supplies  and Consumer Affairs, A & N Islands from 10.00 AM to 2.00 PM on 30/01/2018 against non issue of Sugar and Kerosene Oil  through Public Distribution Sys

Port Blair

The Rotary Club of Port Blair in association with the Coastal Green Zone- CGZ (a voluntary run initiative to conserve coastal ecosystem) held an Exhibition cum Sit and Draw Competition for the students of the Navy Children School, Minnie Bay on 30th January, 2018.

Port Blair

The General Secretary of Island Development Organization (IDO), Mr. Selvam, on receiving a complaint from a socially responsible citizen, Mr.

Port Blair

A delegation from Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram met the Chairperson, PBMC and put forth their grievances pertaining to their Ashram. Mr. Indrapal Singh, Chairperson, PBMC along with Ms. Sheela Singh, Ward Councillor, Mr. S. Ganeshan, Executive Engineer, Mr. Avinash Kr.

Port Blair

As A part of ‘Bharat Parv’ organised at ITF ground on the occasion the Republic Day Celebrations 2018, the Naval Band of the Andaman and Nicobar Command was at display in its full glory.

Port Blair

As per the judgement passed by the Delhi High Court earlier this month in CWP no 1049/2015, the recruitment drive scheduled to be conducted by 154 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Bihar on Feb 1, 2018 at Port Blair and on Feb 26, 2018 at Kolkata has been postpone

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra Port Blair organized Yuva Aadarsh Gram Vikas Karyakaram in association with Gram Panchayat, Mithakhari and Youth Club Ograbraj on Monday held at Community Hall, Ograbraj, and adopted Ograbraj village as model village for the period of one year.

Port Blair

The 35th death anniversary of veteran trade union leader Comrade PKS Prasad was observed on Monday in the islands.  A remembrance meeting was  held at Crusade House premises at Phoenix Bay, Port Blair where wreaths were laid on the Memorial Column of  late PKS Prasad 

Port Blair

With the ‘Service to mankind is service to God’ motto, Mahatma Gandhi International School is going to organise a cancer screening camp for the people of Brookshabad.

Port Blair

An advanced training programme on centrally sponsored scheme for the benefit of pregnant and lactating mothers named ‘Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana’ (PMMVY) will be conducted by master trainers at 10 am on Feb 2, 2018 at the office of the CDPO (Urban Project) At

Port Blair

Justice Asim Kumar Ray, President of State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (State Commission), A&N Islands will hold sitting of the State Commission’s Court with effect from Feb 6, 2018 at Port Blair in the State Commission’s building, Directorate of Civil

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Jan 31 to Feb 4, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The Swaraj Youth Club, Haddo organised a Sports and Cultural programme on the eve of Pongal Makarsankranthi and Republic Day. Various sports and cultural events like drawing contest, sweet race, sack race, musical chairs, rangoli, tug-of-war, cup balance etc.

Kolkata

ICICI Prudential AMC–Asset Management Company, inaugurated its sixth branch at BD - 15, 1st floor, Sector 1, Salt lake, Kolkata.

KOLKATA/CHENNAI

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has planned to set-up 704 more multi-functional machines like currency recyclers, instead of plain cash dispensing automatic teller machines (ATM) by March 2018 from its existing 400 across India before the financial year 2017-18 ends.

KOLKATA/GURUGRAM

SpiceJet, the low-cost carrier, announced 20 new non-stop flights on domestic routes starting from February 11, 2018. With this, the airline also strengthens its network across South with 18 new flights.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

The Export-Import Bank of India successfully launched a 10 year Bond issue of USD 1 bn, its second transaction in the 144A/Reg S format. This was the largest issuance ever for Export-Import Bank of India having previously raised a similar sized issuance in July 2016.

NEW DELHI

Elevated stock prices are a matter of concern and could correct sharply if they are not backed by growth, requiring “heightened vigilance”, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said on Tuesday.

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