Date wise Archive

Shillong

National People's Party president Conrad Sangma was today sworn in as the 12th chief minister of Meghalaya by Governor Ganga Prasad here.

Shillong

An overwhelmed Soradini K Sangma, mother of Conrad Sagma, who was sworn-in as the Meghalaya chief minister today, said it was a dream come true for the family.

Agartala

A statue of communist icon Lenin, has been pulled down by some people with an excavator machine at Belonia in South Tripura district, the police said today, with the CPM holding BJP workers responsible for it.

NEW DELHI

Union minister Giriraj Singh today said people who were oppressed during the 25-year Left rule in Tripura might have brought down a statue of communist icon Lenin in the state.

Bhubaneswar

The newly elected BJD legislator Rita Sahu took oath as a member of the Odisha Assembly here today.

Balasore

Two persons, including a patient, were killed and two others were injured when an ambulance carrying them rammed into a stationary truck on a national highway near Soro today, police said.

Kolkata

Days after chief minister Mamata Banerjee's announcement of forming two new police districts in Barasat and Basirhat, the state government today made C Sudhakar as the senior superintendent of police (coordination) of North 24 Parganas district.

Kohima

Outgoing Nagaland chief minister T R Zeliang today said he had submitted his resignation to Governor P B Acharya.

Kolkata

The New Town Kolkata Development Authority will impose a ban on cattle straying on the roads to prevent accidents and the assembly passed an amendment to the existing Act for the purpose today.

Kolkata

Sabujkali Sen will be the officiating Vice-Chancellor (V-C) of Visva-Bharati University till the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) appoints a full-term V-C of the Central university, the MHRD has said in a letter.

Cuttack

The lawyers of Orissa High Court (HC) on Monday decided to call off their three-week long agitation and resolved to resume court work from tomorrow, High Court Bar Association secretary Satyabrata Mohanty said.

Kolkata

To clear the extra rush of passengers, it has been decided to run one pair of Special train between Santragachi and Jabalpur on March 8 from Santragachi and on March 7 from Jabalpur.

Chittaranjan

Indian Railways have planned for rapidly increasing the electrification of existing railway lines for movement of freight and passenger traffic.

Kolkata / Mumbai

LEAP (Learn. Engage. Act. Progress) – a Learning and Development platform of Indian Oil and Gas industry hosted first leadership lecture series with world’s #1 leadership coach and business thinker, Dr.

Marijuana, alcohol consumption on the rise among teens in city
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Generation after generation, teenagers have been lectured by everyone from police and school officials to family and friends about the consequences associated with drugs and alcohol. The words sink in the wiser but often don’t for others.

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

Growing encounters between humans and monkeys in Great Nicobar claimed one crab-eating macaque on Monday. According to reports, a group of macaques invaded a farmer’s field at 10 am in Gandhi Nagar on Monday when villagers rushed their  trained dogs to drive them into the forests.

Port Blair

The arrival of 11 foreign warships in Port Blair marks the beginning of the 10th edition of MILAN, a biennial congregation of friendly navies. These ships from countries in Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean Regions will be berthed at the Naval and Haddo jetties.

Port Blair

A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale rocked the Nicobar region at around 10.10 am on Tuesday. The tremor was epicentered at 6.8 degrees North Latitude and 93.5 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Nicobar Islands coast.

Port Blair

A special Community Interaction Programme was organized by Indian Coast Guard at Fish Landing Centre (FLC), Junglighat on Monday to create mass awareness on scheduled Coastal security exercise in early April  & on safety practices to be adhered whilst at sea.

Port Blair

Following the demands by the staff engaged under MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) scheme under RD department in A&N Islands, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands in a letter addressed to the Lt.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP A&N Islands Mr. Vishal Jolly met Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, at Raj Niwas on Tuesday. Various issues were discussed of which one of the main issues was the  ban on earth cutting.

Port Blair

The A&N Administration proposes to conduct a Mock Exercise on Earthquake followed by Tsunami on any day within March or April, 2018 to assess the preparedness and response mechanism of the stakeholders, Nodal Officers of line Departments/Agencies, Task Forces, QRT

Port Blair

Mr. K. P. Mammu resident of Mannarghat has been selected to represent India for 100M and 200M sprint events  in the World Masters Athletic Championship to be held on 4th to 15th September 2018 at Malaga (Spain). Mr. O.

Port Blair

The Chief Spokesperson of Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr K Ganeshan will hold a press conference in connection with ‘International Women Day’ on March 7 at Gandhi Bhawan at 11 am.

Port Blair

The Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Mannarghat Mr. O. Bashir met Mr. V. Jagadeeson (CGM) and Mr.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from March 7 to 11, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

A solemn function is being organized at the Chatham Memorial on March 10, 2018 at 9 am to commemorate the arrival of first batch of Freedom Fighters of 1857 in the Islands. The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands will lead the Islanders in paying tribute.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP A&N Islands Mr. Vishal Jolly has written to Lt. Governor, A&N Islands regarding enhancement of pay package to officials/staff of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).

Port Blair

Ek Mulakat, an interview with Chairperson PBMC to be telecast on March 7 from 5 pm to 5.30 pm on Doordarshan, Port Blair.

Port Blair

IGNOU Regional Director Dr. S. Ganesan has given a talk programme on flexibilities of Open and Distance Learning System of India in Tamil language at Doordarshan Kendra-Port Blair. It will be telecast at 6.45 pm tomorrow in Doordarshan Kendra-Port Blair.

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