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Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey today accused the RJD and Congress of trying to flare up "riots" in Bihar and said the NDA governments at the Centre and in the state would take stern action against such attempts.


The Odisha Assembly was today adjourned twice amid an uproar by the Congress members over irregular convening of Tribes Advisory Council (TAC) meetings.


Three persons were killed in two separate road accidents on National Highway-37 in Assam's Morigaon district, police said today.


Former Manipur chief minister R K Dorendra Singh passed away at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital here this evening, family sources said. He was 83.


A fire broke out today at a jute mill in the eastern part of the city. Ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames at Calcutta Jute Mill in Kadapara area.


A long distance private bus turned turtle and fell into a wayside ditch at Jadupur on NH 34 in West Bengal's Malda district this morning injuring 40 passengers, police said.


Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today expressed profound grief over the sudden demise of former Bihar Information Service Officer Kamlakant Upadhyay. He had also served as Public Relations Officer in the CM office earlier.


A 16-day-old boy was today snatched by a monkey from his home in Odisha's Cuttack district, prompting authorities to launch a massive search operation.


A minor girl, who had allegedly fled from her home in Assam, was found at the Kurla railway station here two days ago.


A 50-year-old man died when a stone laden tipper truck ran over him at Dhobadi Patapur area under Ganjam district s Purushottampur police station limit, about 40 km from here today, police said. The deceased was identified as Swaraj Behera of the same village.


The Hailakandi district administration will hear public grievances every Tuesday from April three next, an official said today. "I receive a lot of complaints and memoranda from members of the public and organisations pertaining to different departments.


To ensure that captive elephants in Bihar were not ill-treated by their owners to make them work harder, as was done to a 30-year-old pachyderm that died recently due to the cruel treatment, a Delhi-based NGO has petitioned the wildlife warden of that state to take st

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With mercury levels on the rise, sale of fresh fruit juices particularly tender coconut, sugarcane, lemon and other soft drinks like lassi etc is on the up-graph these days in the city and elsewhere.

Port Blair

The A & N Islands Waqf Board in association with Central Waqf Council organised the A & N Islands Mutawalli Conference in the Conference hall of Zilla Parishad, Port Blair on Saturday for creating awareness about the Role of Mutawallis for the professional man

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament of Andaman and Nicobar Islands,  Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray has raised the issue of re-examination of Class X Mathematics and Class XII Economics in the islands due to their leakage with the Ministry of Human Resource Development dated 30.03.2018.

Port Blair

In the evening on Friday, Sikh youth congregated with slogans painted on emblazoned placards at Shaheed Dr. Diwan Singh Kalepani’s memorial at Aberdeen Bazar to protest against the release of the movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’.

Port Blair

Mr. Vishal Jolly, state president BJP, A&N Islands, has congratulated Mr. R. P. Singh, Retd. Asst. Director Civil Supply for being elected as Secretary CCS in a special meeting of the management of CCS Limited on Saturday.  Mr.

Port Blair

The 15-year contract of M/s SPCL has expired on Saturday due to which there will be power deficit of around 6.5 MW. However, the department has initiated numerous short and long term projects for resolving of the power crisis.

Port Blair

A National Service Scheme (NSS) activity was organised at Namunagar village by the NSS unit of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology on Friday.

Port Blair

The A&N Government Drivers Association, A&N Islands has accorded a grand farewell to Mr. N. Venkatratnam on Saturday at Teal House, Port Blair along with five other Drivers namely Mr. Harbajan Singh, Mr. Vimal Roy, Mr. Mallikarjun, Mr. MotiLall and Mr. Wahab.

Port Blair

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

Alan Simpson

It is four years since the death of my friend and mentor, Tony Benn. I could argue that he turns up in every article I write, but that’s a poor substitute for the daily conversations into which he poured tea and optimism in equally copious quantities. Benn would be as excited as anyone about Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell’s leadership of today’s Labour Party — but he would be no less anxious about the bigger canvas upon which a new politics needs to be written.

Gyan Pathak

India is increasingly losing happiness by the year. World Happiness Report 2018 of the United Nations reveals that Indians are increasingly becoming unhappy. It scored only 4.190 on a scale of 0-10 in 2017, which is only a little more than the passing mark of 3.3 if life would have been an exam. It fell in global happiness ranking by 11 places in comparison to its fall in 2016 by four places. Only 23 countries out of 156 surveyed are unhappier than India, which ranked 133rd in the world. It means 84.61 per cent countries are happier than we are.

The brewing US-China trade war has now burst into the open. President Donald Trump has announced that to remedy a “multi-billion dollar trade deficit with China” he is taking a series of steps. US tariffs will be raised on about $50 to $60 billion worth of Chinese goods for ‘levelling’ tariffs between the two countries. Also, new restrictions will be imposed on Chinese investments in US. Then the US will also ‘take action’ against the Chinese at the World Trade Organization (WTO). China is unhappy with the US decision.