Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

Days after a large number of Arunachal Scouts personnel vandalised a police station in Arunachal Pradesh, the central IAS officers' association has written to the Defence Ministry demanding action against the alleged perpetrators.

Kathmandu

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale was felt in Darchula in far-west Nepal, and the surrounding districts on Sunday afternoon, creating panic among the residents.  The epicenter of the earthquake was Khela in the Indian state of Uttarakhand that occurred

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called on former President Pranab Mukherjee here to extend Diwali greetings.  "Always a delight to meet Pranab Da. Went to his residence, exchanged Diwali greetings and wishes for the festive season," Modi tweeted.

Kolkata

In an apparent dig at the BJP, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday some people were only capable of criticising the government's action, but lacked the ability to accomplish a single thing on their own.

Kolkata

Police on Saturday recovered the body of a man from the room of a posh hotel in Esplanade area of the metropolis.

Kolkata

The Congress Saturday staged a protest rally on Saturday against the failure of demonetisation and termed it as one of the "biggest scams" in the country.

Kolkata

The big difference between Iranian and Bollywood films is while the former is based on realities and social subjects, Bollywood films attaches more importance on the commercial side, celebrated Iranian director Majid Majidi said on Sunday.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The Member of Parliament, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray has set the agenda for implementation by the UT administration for the ensuing visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Islands.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

Rural Indian women haven’t always had much by way of social agency or power to formulate strategic choices, control resources and take decisions that affect important life outcomes. But things are changing fast.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The local authorised dealers of Tata Motors launched the all new Tigor at its showroom located at Shadipur on Saturday. Adding more rugged appeal to its popular hatchback, Tata Motors introduced the new Tigor in India as a tougher version to the standard offering.

Port Blair

Volunteers of National Service Scheme (NSS) of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Institute of Technology are actively conducting different social works like tree plantation and e-waste handling and cleaning activities throughout the year.  NSS unit-I has also adopted Sippighat village

Port Blair

There are few militaries that can boast of continuity and cooperation in the field of maritime combat drills the way the navies of Indian and Singapore have – and that too for 25 years now.

Port Blair

Admiral D K Joshi PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Lt Governor, A&N Islands on Saturday felicitated 2 young sportsperson from the Islands-Master U.

Port Blair

Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO-NITI Aayog alongwith a team of officials from NITI Aayog arrived here on Saturday to review the tasks progressed in the Islands under the aegis of Islands Development Agency (IDA).

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Administration has been forthcoming in exploring various opportunities for the development of the Islands. Agriculture, in that series is a major potential point for development of local community.

Port Blair

As a part of help its education programme, Mr Bhabesh Majumder, founder president, Sudhangshubala Foundation has organized essay and quiz competitions amongst the students from class IX to XII of South Andaman schools.

Port Blair

Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A & N Islands has condoled the sudden demise of Mr Trishit Kumar Das, GTT of Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Port Blair. He was 49 and passed away at Kolkata after a prolonged illness.

Author: 
Ian Goodrum

“The Opportunity Costs of Socialism,” published on Tuesday by the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors, attempts to smear socialism—worker ownership of production—as a bankrupt ideology. The 72-page paper uses the 200th anniversary of socialist thinker Karl Marx’s birth as a jumping-off point for condemning everyone who doesn’t pray at the altar of the free market. Not even capitalist social democracies like Norway and Sweden are spared from blistering attacks.

Author: 
K. Raveendran

We know how the world views Taj Mahal as a beautiful monument of love. We also know that the world considers Bangalore and Hyderabad as Indian versions of Silicon Valley. But we never knew that there is a world famous stretch of land near an airstrip in Nagpur and it happens to be owned by Anil Ambani. The discovery has been made possible by the Rafale deal with Dassault Aviation.

India and the United States are said to be the two largest democracies in the world. The American democracy is well over two hundred years old while Indian democracy is still in its pubescent stage. Both countries have suffered occasional attacks on the democratic system but on looking back it appears that the checks-and-balances system has worked far better in the US than in India. In the US, the ‘system’ is still independent of the highest executive of the State – the President.