Date wise Archive

Guwahati

Assam Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Sunday said a campaign will be launched to popularize tea from the state by creating brand 'Assam Tea' in the international market and improve its quality.

Kolkata

It is alleged that the Momo Challenge’’ has claimed lives of two persons at Kurseong in Darjeeling district -- Manish Sarki (18) on August 20 and Aditi Goyal (26) the next day.

Port Blair

On August 24th & 25th, 2018, about 4.00 AM the “Asthi Kalash Yatra” was started from State BJP Head Quarter to Middle & North Andaman.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Doctors at Dr. Chakraborty Multi-Speciality Hospital (CMSH) at Dollygunj operated on a resident of Diglipur in North Andaman to successfully remove a long piece of chicken bone. The bone was struck in the patient’s food pipe and doctors performed the survey after an endoscopic analysis. “The patient was choking due to the obstruction in the food pipe.

Port Blair

Two moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.0 and 5.5 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman region on Friday.

Port Blair

Fire fighters of Aberdeen and Marine Stations have averted a fire mishap at the State Bank of India headquarters located at Mohanpura on Sunday.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The Rotary Club of Port Blair felicitated the endeavours of the first two women auto rickshaw drivers in the city. Lakshmi was the first to have the courage to enter the predominantly male domain. As the sole bread earner in the family and with two daughters she took the initiative and is a happy mother today.

Port Blair

A review meeting of MPLADS was held in the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office, North & Middle Andaman under the chairmanship of Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A & N Islands on Sunday.

Port Blair

Coastal Green Zone (CGZ), a children and youth outreach voluntary initiative to protect coastal and marine eco-system and natural environment, organised an environment education cum awareness programme recently at Phooltala village, Kadamtala in Middle Andaman.

Port Blair

A Badminton championship was organised by Andaman & Nicobar Command at Coast Guard Badminton Court, Haddo recently. The event saw an overwhelming participation by both the uniformed personnel, civilians and families of the Command.

Port Blair

The Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI), Andaman & Nicobar State Centre (ANSC) will organize a Technical Lecture on “Non-Conventional, Non-Structural Problems for Structural Engineers” tomorrow at 4 pm in the conference hall of ALHW here.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma, in a letter addressed to the Secretary (Education). A & N Islands, invited the attention of the administration to his earlier correspondences addressed to the Lt.

Port Blair

All the candidates who have sought admission in various Degree & Diploma courses in BRAIT in the session 2018-19 but have not reported to the respective classes and/or submitted their fee challan to the admission committee are advised to report to the admission co

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and others of the party have deeply mourned the demise of Mr D Ramesh, s/o D. Laxminarayan, 35 years, resident of Shore Point and Mr Amullya Biswas, son of Late N.N.

Port Blair

The Baha’i Spiritual Assembly here organised a Friendly Football Match on the concept of Coordination and Cooperation among junior youth and youth on Saturday at KV-I School Ground.

Port Blair

To promote sports and games among the youth in the rural areas of South Andaman, a league-cum-knock-out football tournament was organised by Manoranjan Bhakta Foundation, ANI in coordination with TMC Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Kolkata

Alarmed by the recent reports of two persons allegedly committing suicide in northern West Bengal after receiving invitations to join online killer game 'Momo Challenge', the state administration has started taking precautionary steps to combat the threat.

Kolkata

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today said it is aiming to emerge as the "best alternative" to the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and increase its organisational strength at the grassroots level in the state over the next six months.

MALDA

Conveying the message of humanity to victims of recent devastating flood in Kerala, thousands of citizens of the district along with artistes and cultural personalities got on the streets to raise fund for their rehabilitation.

Howrah

Five persons were injured in a gas cylinder blast at a house at Rakshit in Howrah district today, police said. The incident happened when all the five persons were busy cooking food for a birthday party hosted in the house under Bagnan police station.

Kolkata

In a major haul, Central agencies have seized around 25 kg of gold from two different places in West Bengal and arrested four persons, official sources said today.

Author: 
Mrinal K. Biswas

Arun Jaitley’s return to finance ministry after convalescence from serious surgical operation will give him little respite as he will be under tremendous pressure to firefight the multiple heads of discord in the  country’s economy.
To keep the threat of inflation away is the most important task before the government at this critical juncture of uncertainties on the global and domestic fronts. Inflation hits the commoners most and the power that is looking askance at this threat in the election time round the corner.

Author: 
P. Sreekumaran

These are not frightening frames from an Alfred Hitchcock movie. These are shocking sights of a real-life tragedy unfolding its horrors. And it has been the lot of God’s Own Country to witness it.
Kerala is no stranger to rain havoc and the resultant flood fury. But the ordeal by water the state is undergoing at present has no parallels. The solitary exception, perhaps, is the rain of misery which battered the state 90 years ago.

A three-judge division bench the Supreme Court, headed by the Chief Justice has upheld the election of 20,159 candidates who were ‘elected’ unopposed in the panchayat elections held in West Bengal in May this year. All these candidates belong to the ruling Trinamool Congress. Three opposition political parties of the State had moved the apex court for quashing these elections because, they alleged, the TMC had, by threats and intimidations, prevented their candidates from filing their nominations.