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Port Blair

The former Up-Adhyaksh of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Sudhir Biswas has expressed gratitude to the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Ms Mamata Banerjee, for constitution of Matua Welfare Board and establishment of Shri Harichand and Shri Guruchand University in the

Port Blair

The valedictory function of National Book Week 2018 will be held at State Library here on Nov 20 at 3..30 pm. Mr D.

Author: 
Dr. D Harish Kumar

Lifestyle diseases are hitting the patient’s life where they don’t even accept the disease mentally but the reality is that if they accept it has many positive responses in the body. Yes positive thinking strengthens the immunity and negative emotions can weaken it. In our body inflammation and oxidation are the major setbacks which lead to diseases and the good immunity lessens the inflammation.

Washington

Tibet should be one of the core issues for India as China is trying to "influence" all of its neighbours, LobsangSangay, the head of the Tibetan government in exile has said.

Itanagar

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the Narendra Modi government attached priority to the north eastern region and the visit of four union ministers every month beared testimony to this.

Itanagar

Union Minister Kiren Rijijuon Wednesday ceremonially flagged off the second edition of the Dalmia MTB Arunachal Hornbill flight international cycling event here and called upon the participants to enjoy and explore the enchanting beauty of the state during the event.

Shillong

The S-400 Triumf air defence missile system to be procured from Russia would provide requisite security to India from neighbouring countries with "territorial ambition", a senior Air Force official has said.The S-400 Triumf is a next-generation mobile air defence syst

Paris

A new statue commemorating the role of Indian soldiers in World War I was unveiled in the town of Laventie in France last Sunday to mark Armistice Day when the war ended in 1918.

Washington

Seeking a voluntary, safe and dignified return of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, the US has asserted that Dhaka must ensure that the returnees have the freedom of movement and "not be confined to camps".

NEW DELHI

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP president Amit Shah, Assam Chief Minister SarbanandaSonowal and National Security Advisor AjitDovalon Saturday discussed the situation in Assam arising out of the exclusion of four million people during the update of the NRC, officials

Chandigarh

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri (retd), who is known as the hero of the historic 1971 battle of Longewala, died Saturday in a private hospital in Mohali, his family said. He was a MahaVir Chakra awardee.

Kolkata

Noted classical dancer Sonal Mansingh said Saturday women face several challenges in the society but should never allow men to infringe on their personal space.

Kolkata

Institutional delivery in West Bengal has shot up to 96 per cent in the past seven years, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Saturday.

Kolkata

A fire broke out in the under-construction tallest tower of Kolkata on Saturday evening, but there was no report of any casualty, police said.

JAMTARA

A team of Delhi police on Friday arrested a man accused in the killing of a 65-year-old doctor in the national capital, from Jharkhands Jamtara district, the police said here.

Author: 
Aditya Aamir

Sujata. Girija. Lalitha. The trio caused an upheaval at the Sabarimala temple Wednesday morning. Blame it on Kerala women and coconut oil, Parachute! One of the ladies did not look her age (52), her hair darker than a tropical forest, her time on earth looking less than the required 50+ summers, and the male Ayyappans surged in protest, over 3,000 defiant bristling chins. The 2,300 policemen were no match and it required an Aadhaar test of age for tempers to settle.

Author: 
Kalyani Shankar

Now that the Supreme Court has made it clear that the Ayodhya title suit is not its priority and even the hearing date will be decided next January, the saffron parties are getting agitated about the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. “We have other priorities,” a bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had said last week.

As the general elections approach the protagonists of militant HIndutva are becoming more intemperate in propagating their point of view. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad says it will gherao all the members of Parliament to get their consent for building the Ram Mandir. The hint is that any member who has a different view on the Mandir issue will be targeted. In West Bengal some senior BJP leaders have asked party members and supporters to “bury in the earth” anyone daring to obstruct the Ram Rath Yatras they are bringing out from three different corners of the State.