Date wise Archive

Report by: 
Shreya Chakraborty

Unicef organized a campaign on menstrual hygiene day in Kolkata.  It was named #LetsTalkAboutPeriods and the key issues of sanitation and hygiene for young growing girls were addressed to a great extent.

Report by: 
Shreyasi Das

Cytecare Cancer Hospital (CCH), Bengaluru announced the opening of their information hub at Lindsay Road in Kolkata on the occasion of World Tobacco Day.

Bhubaneswar

In a bid to promote use of handlooms products and support weavers, Odisha government has decided to make it mandatory for women school teachers to wear sarees made by state handloom cooperative, Boyanika, a state minister said today.

Kolkata

With single use plastic bags constituting half of total plastic waste, the West Bengal government today sought cooperation from all stakeholders to stop proliferation of such packets.

Kolkata

On May 22 one male passenger was detected roaming suspiciously near South side platform of Maidan Metro Station.  The on-duty RPF constable took the person to the station master’s office.  On interrogation, the person confessed that he was contemplating to commit suic

Kolkata

South Eastern Railway (SER) is organizing a month long “Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat” special drive on cleanliness of all major stations over its jurisdiction from May 25 to June 24.

Major fire mishap in city
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

A fire mishap in city claimed a 3 year old child on Tuesday, while other  visitors are undergoing treatment at GB Pant Hospital here. The blaze was reported at Hotel North Reef at Dollygunj in the early hours today when 19 rooms of the total 28 were occupied by around 40 guests.

Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

Incessant rains caused a major landslide at Industrial Estate, Dollygunj  at the rear boundary of M/s Echo Printing Press on Tuesday. Tonnes of earth subsided in the incident leaving the industrial building in a vulnerable state. Senior officials of the administration promptly visited the spot and assured to initiate necessary remedial measures.

Port Blair

A special Gram Sabha was organised on Tuesday at Panchayat Bhawan, Mithakhari to celebrate the saturation achieved during Gram Swaraj Abhiyan. Representatives from various department related to schemes launched participated in the Gram Sabha. The Pradhan, Mohd.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy (07 to 11cm) over Andaman Islands in the next 24 hours.

Port Blair

The cash collection at Electricity Site Office Counters will remain closed on May 30 and 31 due to two-day nationwide strike called by the Indian Bank Associations (IBA). The consumers whose due date i.e.

Port Blair

To mark the 158th birthday of Vishwakabi Rabindra Nath Thakur and the 120th birthday of revolutionary poet, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Aditya Natya Academy (an eminent theatre group) organised a cultural get-together last Saturday at Middle Point here.

Port Blair

Mr Sanjeev Reddy, ex-councillor ward no.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from May 30 to June 3. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

As a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Mr Naresh Chandra Lal, ambassador, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, A&N Islands visited GB Pant Hospital recently to observe the cleanliness in and around Hospital.

Port Blair

The cadets of 1 (A&N) INDEP INF COY NCC, alongwith the Instructors carried out a Coastal Clean Up Drive on Tuesday under the Phase II of Swachhata Samaroh.

A unique concept was born, “Mahatma Gandhi International School” with an intention & commitment to provide result oriented quality education.  “Nothing can  substitute the classroom teaching from experienced Guru”. The lessons from them make the most difficult topic the easiest one. It goes a long way in sharpening the skills and the fine tuning of concepts. The classroom environment keeps the students focused and motivated.

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

Capricious US trade and diplomatic policies seem to have dumped world diplomacy into disorder. Countries in Europe and Asia are getting increasingly confused and uncertain about staying ‘allied’ with the US. With President Donald Trump appearing as a highly unpredictable ‘ally’ even to traditionally close Britain, Germany and France, nations are confused over a changing diplomatic order.

Author: 
Susan Ram

Exactly fifty years ago this month, France was aflame. In one of the world’s most developed capitalist economies, the ‘impossible’ – the prospect of revolution from below – struck suddenly with resounding force, fury and festivity. Students and workers in their millions spilled onto the streets, closing factories, occupying campuses and triggering the biggest general strike France has ever known. The government of the day, headed by President Charles de Gaulle, was plunged into panic.

It cost thirteen precious human lives to force the Tamil Nadu Government to order the permanent closure of the Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin. It has now transpired that a ‘Deputy Tehsildar’ ‘gave the green signal to the police’ to open fire. Whether a ‘deputy tehsildar’ is legally authorized to give such an order is a matter that needs to be found out. Usually it is a magistrate who gives such an order after duly warning the people to disperse. Whether any such warning was given to the crowd is not known.