Date wise Archive

Agartala

The overall flood situation has slightly improved in Tripura even as over 40,000 people continue to remain stranded in 189 relief camps across the state, official sources said here today.

Imphal

The flood toll in Manipur climbed to seven today, with one more death reported from Imphal West district, official sources said.

Aizawl

The flood situation in Mizoram improved today with the water level of river Tlawng and Langkaih receding, officials said.

Kolkata

In a daring and  complex operation, a  Seaking 42 C helicopter from the Eastern Naval Command  (ENC) winched down  one MARCO (Marine Commando) officer on the ill-fated merchant vessel SSL KOLKATA which had been on fire and drifting for the last two days.

Kolkata

The West Bengal CID on Friday busted a women trafficking racket and rescued six minor girls from a guest house in Salt Lake area here, a senior official said.

Guwahati

A man, accused of raping his daughter, has killed his wife inside the Dibrugarh district and sessions court premises by slitting her throat, police said.

Itanagar

Members of the Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress took out a bike rally from Nirjuli to the state capital today to protest against inflation and other issues.

Baripada

The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) will remain off limits for visitors, starting from today, in view of the monsoon, a senior forest official said. The tiger reserve is closed during the rainy season every year, STR Field Director M Mohan said.

Midnapore

Six persons were killed and over 20 others injured after a speeding bus fell on its side in West Midnapore district today, the police said.

Bhubaneswar

Officials of the Customs, Air Intelligence Unit at the Biju Patnaik International Airport today seized gold weighing 249.350 grams from a passanger arriving from Bangkok.

Baripada

A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a youth of her village in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said today.

Kolkata

Former West Bengal minister and CPM leader Satya Sadhan Chakraborty passed away this morning following a cardiac arrest, sources in his family said. He was 85.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha government today extended the summer vacation in schools by three more days owing to the intense heat, an education department official said.

Kohima

The Muslim community in Nagaland today celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr by offering namaz at Eidgahs in Kohima and Dimapur districts.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Centre to name the upcoming airport at Jharsuguda district, in the western part of the state, after eminent freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai.

Kolkata

Observing that the police did not conduct proper investigations in some criminal cases, the Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the Home department of the West Bengal government to frame guidelines on such procedures.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik will not attend the fourth meeting of the Niti Aayog's governing body to be held in New Delhi on June 17, officials said on Friday.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

Though the UT Administration has introduced passenger vessel services between Port Blair and Baratang, road transport still remains the first choice for tourists visiting places in the Middle Andaman region. But lack of inadequate toilets at Jirkatang post continues to cause untold hardships for visitors and locals travelling in the ATR availing the convoy.

Process open till Sept 15
Report by: 
EOI BUREAU

The Union Government has invited nominations from Central Ministries/Departments, States/UT Governments, Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan awardees, Institutes of Excellence as also from several other sources for Padma Awards 2019 to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day 2019.

Port Blair

The question paper and answer key for the written exam for the post of Lecturer (Civil, CSE, Maths) held on Friday at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Pahargaon has been uploaded in the website of www.andaman.gov.in.

Port Blair

The written examination for the post of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) in Govt. Polytechnic Diglipur has been scheduled on June 25 from 10 am to 12 noon at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Pahargaon.

Port Blair

The President of AATO, Mr M Vinod has urged the Lt. Governor to issue necessary instructions to the State Transport Authority to resume issuance of permits for tourist vehicles in these islands.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has lost the battle for survival even before it was trumpeted. The manner in which Nitish has been shifting the goal post and shuffling agendas gives a clear indication that he is in deep crisis and unable to evolve his future course of action.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

Encouraged by the poll success in Karnataka and by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, Opposition unity looks certain in the run up to the general elections in 2019. If the Opposition sticks together, the BJP led by Narendra and Amit Shah, appears to be in trouble. Presuming the BJP is routed in Lok Sabha election in May, next year, what will be the scenario like? First, who will lead the grand coalition? The Congress, which may emerge as single largest party, is bound to stake its claim to leadership, but there are many aspirants for the Prime Minister’s post.

Shujaat Bukhari, editor of Rising Kashmir and a journalist who was highly respected not only in Kashmir but all over India was riddled with bullets by “unknown assailants” on Thursday evening at Srinagar just as he came out of his office. The bike-borne assailants were waiting for him outside his office without being noticed by the Intelligence people. Bukhari’s was a voice of reason, of sanity, of peace. He worked tirelessly for bringing peace in the Kashmir Valley, for putting an end to the unending cycle of violence, terror and death.