Date wise Archive

Kolkata

With a view to promoting unreserved ticket booking through mobile phone, it has been decided that 5 % of the recharge value will be added to the R-wallet as bonus at the time of recharge of R-wallet.

Jamshedpur

Artistes of Jamshedpur today said they would not perform for 10 days in protest against the rape of five women in Khunti district earlier this week.

Bhubaneswar

A male Royal Bengal Tiger, which was translocated from Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh to Odishas Satkosia in Angul district, was doing well, the Odisha government has said.

Kolkata

The ICSE-affiliated schools in West Bengal have decided to resume classes from Monday following improvement in weather conditions, a senior member of the Association of Head of ICSE Schools said today.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha government would take a call on according state song status to 'Vande Utkala Janani', culture and tourism minister Ashok Chandra Panda said today. "The song is respected by every Odia. This is played in the Assembly and in public meetings.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha government has extended the tenure of the inquiry commission probing the sensational Kunduli rape and suicide case by three more months.

Kolkata

Three all-woman teams have emerged as the winner and two runners-up at the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018 Hardware Edition at the IIT Kharagpur (KGP), a statement from the institute said today.

Bhubaneswar

A woman railway employee was run over and killed by a train when she was crossing the tracks near Bhubaneswar station here, railway sources said today.

Imphal

The Assam Rifles (AR) seized party drugs worth around Rs 49 lakh and detained a person in Manipur's Tengnoupal district on Friday, AR sources said.

Alipurduar

An elephant trampled to death two persons at Gaerkata tea garden at Dhupguri in Alipurduar district, the police said today.

Imphal

Two militants were arrested from different places in Manipur's Imphal West district, police said on Friday.

Kokrajhar

A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a person, in whose house she was staying in Kokrajhar district, police said on Friday. A case has been registered under POCSO on Friday and the accused person arrested from his home at East Barshagaon, they said.

Jamshedpur

Veteran Congress leader and former Lok Sabha MP Bagun Sumbrai died at the Tata Main Hospital here on Friday, the hospital sources said. He was 94.

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh bagged the 'SKOCH Order-of Merit' Award for the Measles-Rubella Vaccination campaign and also for the Chief Minister’s Free Cancer Chemotherapy Scheme being implemented in the state.

NEW DELHI

A week-long coordinated patrol between the navies of India and Thailand conducted in Andaman culminated today, the Army said in a statement.  The two armies are also scheduled to hold joint military exercise in September under the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Se

Port Blair

Instances have come to the notice that during recruitment by the various police forces in the country some people might try to project  that they can use their influence to ‘fix’ the recruitment.

Port Blair

The  ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI) celebrated its 41st Foundation Day on Saturday. Mr Ramesh Verma, Secretary (Agriculture, Animal Husbandry & Fisheries) was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

Air India will operate chartered flights for A & N Administration on Chennai - Port Blair - Chennai sector on following dates:Chennai – Port Blair-Chennai:  July – 4, 11, 18 and 25. August – 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.

Port Blair

The 4th International Yoga Day was celebrated at Police Line, PTS Prothrapur, Fire Service (HQ), IRBn (HQ), Port Mout, Home Guard, Police Marine Force and Police Radio (HQ) together with the rest of the nation.

Author: 
Dr Arun Mitra

Climate Change implies significant variations in temperature, wind patterns and precipitation that may occur in cycles over decades, hundreds, thousands and millions of years; sometimes these changes may be random occurrences. These result in rain or hail, snowfall or extreme weather events like thunderstorms, cyclones, tornados etc. We have witnessed such events in much greater frequency in recent years.

Author: 
G. Srinivasan

Promising to replace trust in long-standing institutions such as commercial and central banks with trust in a new, fully decentralized system founded on the block chain and related distribution ledger technology (DLT), are the crypto-currencies emerging from obscurity to prominent position? This is a crucial question engaging the attention of not only businesses and consumers but also central banks and other authorities.

The National Digital Library of India, which has just started functioning, is nothing short of opening a knowledge highway for everyone who is interested in any subject. At present 17.5 million books and journals in 200 languages on every subject under the sun will be available to the readers. A team of 50 scientists and technicians led by the Director of Kharagpur IIT, Partha Pratim Chakraborty, made the creation of the Digital Library possible. Sponsored by the Union Government, many people at many levels helped in making the dream project a reality.