Date wise Archive

Kolkata

For upgradation work on Naihati – Bandel Section, 10 (ten) days traffic block w.e.f 13.07.2018 to 24. 07.2018 except 15 & 22.07.2018 for 90 minutes/day will be imposed. As a result two Naihati – Bandel locals (37535/37536) will remain cancelled for those days.

Kolkata

To clear the extra rush of passengers, it has been decided to run Special Trains between Santragachi and Jabalpur, leaving Santragachi on 26.07.18, 02.08.18 and 09.08.18 and leaving Jabalpur on 25.07.18, 01.08.18 and 08.08.18.    

METRO RPF’s security awareness campaign
Report by: 
EOIC

With a view to providing best security to the women commuters in Metro Railway, RPF personnel have launched various measures since January, this year (2018).

London

Donald Trump arrives in Britain today for his first visit as US president, flying into a whirlwind of protests against him and political turmoil over Brexit.

Kabul

Afghan officials say a dilapidated dam in a scenic northern valley has crumbled under the weight of heavy summer rains, killing at least 10 people.

Beijing

A leading Chinese university has suspended a prominent primatologist in a victory for China's slow-building #MeToo movement.

Innsbruck (Austria)

Interior ministers from 28 European nations will meet today as they face intensifying pressure to introduce new policies to stem migrant arrivals, in their first meeting after Austria took the EU helm with promises of a tough response to the issue.

Washington

American porn star Stormy Daniels was arrested at a strip club for allegedly allowing a patron to touch her while on stage in a "nonsexual manner", her lawyer, Michael Avenatti said Thursday morning.

Peshawar

At least 13 people, including a senior Awami National Party leader, were killed and 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack targeting an election rally in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, the second terrorist attack on a poll rally ahead of the July 25 genera

Patna

Notwithstanding the rumblings over seat-sharing, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and BJP chief Amit Shah were a picture of poise at a meeting over breakfast today, sending out the message that all was well in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Kolkata

West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi today said he had "nothing to say" about the decision of Jadavpur University (JU) to reintroduce entrance tests in the Arts faculty, and said the varsity's executive council was within its rights to lay down admission norms.

NEW DELHI

Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi today urged Kolkata Police to immediately arrest the people responsible for allegedly sexually assaulting a 2-year-old boy at a playschool in the city.

Berhampur

The carcass of an adult female blackbuck was found today in Odisha's Ganjam district, the only habitat of this endangered animal in the state, a forest official said.

Kalyani

Unable to bear the burden of mounting loan, a 40-year-old man allegedly strangulated his wife to death and killed self at Kalyani in Nadia district early today, police said.

Bhawanipatna

Twelve members of a gang, which targeted financial companies, were arrested in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said today.

Baripada

Two members of a family, including a minor, drowned today in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, police said. The incident took place in Rairangpur area of the district, when Heena Mahali (24) and her brother Sagar (10) went to river Khadkei for a bath, they said.

Bhubaneswar

As many as 731 pilgrims, including 298 women, have been selected by the Haj committee in Odisha, official sources said.

Kolkata

Aiming to combat and prevent crimes like molestation, eve-teasing and make public places safer for women, the Kolkata Police on Wednesday launched a special all-women patrolling team called "The Winners".

Agartala

Accolades have been pouring in for Tripura's ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who recently clinched gold in Turkey, with state Sports Minister Manoj Kanti Deb today thanking the athlete for bringing laurels to the state.

Report by: 
Mridula Chattopadhyay

International society for Krishna Consciousness (ISCON) in Kolkata is going to celebrate the 47th Kolkata Rathayatra at around 2.30 pm of coming Saturday.  Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the Rathayatra along with Bhagyashree and many Tollywood artist including Rituparno Sengupta, Soham Chakraborty, Subhashree, Srabanti, and others.

NEW DELHI

A burglar apparently indulged in an impromptu victory dance after other members of the gang successfully broke into multiple shops in north Delhi's Lahori Gate area.

Mumbai

Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has condoled the demise of spiritual leader Dada J P Vaswani, saying he was an ambassador of peace and goodwill. Vaswani, head of the Sadhu Vaswani Mission, died in Pune today due to old age-related ailments. He was 99.

Puducherry

The Puducherry government today said it would soon launch a housing scheme for the poorer sections in the Union Territory.

Mumbai

At least five videos that allegedly fuelled rumours of child-lifting and led to lynching incidents in Maharashtra have been found to be "manipulated", a senior police official said today.

Chennai

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit today launched the distribution of vermi-compost to schools in an effort to create awareness on solid waste management among students.

Hyderabad

The BJP today accused the TRS-led Telangana government of being "insensitive" towards Hindu saints and indulging in "Nizam's legacy politics" in the wake of the externment of Swami Paripoornanda.

Mumbai

Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam today launched a campaign to count the potholes in the city in an attempt to ridicule the civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Nagpur

The Maharashtra Assembly witnessed din over the Nanar refinery issue for the second day today as members of the ruling ally Shiv Sena, and the Opposition Congress and NCP demanded scrapping of the project.

Lucknow

The CBI chargesheet against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in an alleged rape case has left the ruling party in a quandary as the Opposition demanded the legislator's expulsion while the saffron party maintained that it was "too early" to take a call.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

After Nitish Kumar walked out from the grand alliance, Rahul Gandhi, then Congress general secretary, had accused him of sacrificing his credibility and rules for power. Power makes a man lose his credibility, he had stated.

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