Date wise Archive

Beijing

China is planning to ban polluting tourist vehicles at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet from next year as part of its efforts to reduce pollution in the area that has a fragile environment.

Shimla

A delegation of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on Monday called on Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhavan and expressed their gratitude to the government and people of India for being an amiable host to the Tibetan refugees.

Beijing

China has promised to monitor the landslide situation in the course of the Yarlung Tsangpo so that there is no threat to Arunachal Pradesh and Assam which lie on the downstream of the river which is known in India as Siang and Brahmaputra.

NEW DELHI

India summoned a senior official of the Pakistan High Commission on Tuesday and lodged a strong protest over the loss of lives of three of its soldiers during an infiltration bid by Pakistani terrorists in the Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir two days ago.

NEW DELHI

A Delhi court today rejected bail plea of Ashish Pandey, son of former BSP MP, arrested for brandishing gun in a hotel here.

Banda

A constable posted at Mardan Naka police outpost here allegedly consumed poison over denial of leave to visit his ailing mother, police said today.

Chennai

The Madras High Court reverted a criminal case against a former Lok Sabha MP and a former MLA to a lower court here while making it clear that a magistrate is entitled to take cognisance of an offence, even if a police report is to the effect that no case is made out

Banihal/Jammu

Just hours before the mortal remains of Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh were consigned to flames at his ancestral village in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir today, his wife delivered a baby girl-- the first child of the couple after a wait of 10 years.

Lucknow

Weeks after launching his front, Samajwadi Secular Morcha (SSM), Shivpal Singh Yadav today announced his new political party, Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL).

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the officials to extend pension facility to over 14 lakh persons, who despite fulfilling the required norms were not covered under the schemes.

Jaipur

The Congress in Rajasthan believes there is "extreme resentment" towards chief minister Vasundhara Raje which will lead to her losing the upcoming elections and the BJP facing an unprecedented defeat in the state.

Chandigarh

The Opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today accused the Congress-led Punjab government of shifting the blame for the Amritsar train tragedy, which claimed nearly 60 lives, on the Railways and of inaction against the organisers.

Hyderabad

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) O P Rawat today held a meeting with electoral officers and superintendents of police of all the districts of Telangana.

Thiruvananthapuram

Hitting out at the BJP and RSS for the agitation at Sabarimala, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said the protests were a "planned" and "deliberate" attempt to create an atmosphere of tension in the state and asserted that no force will be allowed to turn

Kolkata

The central leadership of the BJP has deferred a "rath yatra", to be led by its chief Amit Shah, in West Bengal by two days in view of the party's Assembly election campaigns in other states, sources in the saffron party said.

Kolkata

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) today welcomed the Supreme Court's order which permitted the sale and manufacture of low emission "green" firecrackers countrywide but fixed a two-hour time period from 8 pm to 10 pm for bursting them on Diwali and other

Kolkata

About 30 students at IIT KGP have taken up the task of reducing single-use plastic usage in the campus.

Kolkata

The West Bengal public works department has initiated measures to step up security at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Kolkata residence, even as the state police rebuffed reports of any such move.

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ANUP JAYSWAL

As the term of Dalkhola municipality terminated, a deputy magistrate took over the charge of the civic body as the administrator from the elected board today.

‘CHAI WALLAH’ WITH AN ENGINEERING BACKGROUND
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ZEENAT BIBI

The closure of M/s Suryachkara Power Corporation Ltd. in April 2018, has not only rendered about 60 employees of this power corporation jobless, but the residents of the city had to face prolong power crisis during the period. The A&N Administration entered into a Power Purchase Agreement with M/s Suryachkara Power Corporation Ltd.

Functioning since 1988 < Top tax payer
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RP SHARMA

ANIIDCO (Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation Limited) - name it and normally one would associate it with liquor. Hold on! ANIIDCO is the largest contributor to the island’s economy, is the top tax payer from the government sector here and contributes substantially towards its social responsibilities.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

Chaos has remained the order of the day for more than 10 days at Rangat Sub Post Office (SPO) owing to a technical snag in the computer system installed in the institution. As per reports, the computers installed in the office here in a network met with a fault after which almost all major services of the Postal Department viz.

Port Blair

The District Industries Centre is receiving online applications for loan under PMEGP which became operational since 1st June 2016 and no manual applications are accepted since then.

Port Blair

Small scale artificial egg incubators can help the farmers of North and Middle Andaman to hatch poultry eggs on large scale in a hygienic and scientific way.

Port Blair

The  Community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit (CFNEU), Port Blair organised a workshop in Government Secondary School, Delanipur on 21st October 2018 to observe World Iodine Deficiency Disorder Day. Around 50 students participated in the workshop.

Port Blair

The All India Radio here will broadcast a short Play titled ‘‘Subuddhi’ in its Bangla programme on October 26 from  5.30 pm. The play is written by Smt Sheela Bhattacharjee and produced by Ms.Ananya Sanyal.

Port Blair

The President AATO, Mr M.Vinod met Mr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of State for Road Transport And Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers at BJP Bhawan and discussed various issues related to shipping and roadways.

Port Blair

The By-Election was held on Oct. 21, 2018 for Gram Panchayat One Pradha and Five Members.  Smti. Bijoli Kachua (BJP), won as Pradhan, Pranashala, Gram Panchayat and Smti.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Apke Sawal Krishi  Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 1730 hrs to 1800 hrs.

Port Blair

The Central Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Oct 24 to 28. In the bulletin, CIARI, forecast partly cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

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