Date wise Archive

Jamshedpur

The Jharkhand government has sent a three-member team to West Singhbhum on Saturday to probe media report of the death of a tribal woman allegedly due to starvation, state minister Saryu Roy said.

Kolkata

The West Bengal Police has filed a suo motu complaint against state BJP president Dilip Ghosh and three other party leaders for conducting a public meeting in Coochbehar district on Friday without requisite permission, police said.

Bhubaneswar

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs will raise the demand of special category status for Odisha and a number of other issues during the winter session of Parliament which is scheduled to start from December 11, a senior party leader said on Sunday.

Kohima

Army and the Assam Rifles (AR) will contribute with every possible means to help Nagaland become the 'jewel of the North East' region, a top Army officer said on Sunday.

Patna

Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) MP, Ram Kumar Sharma, on Sunday backed party chief and Union minister Upendra Kushwahas aggressive stance against the NDA leadership, saying there was no point in continuing in a coalition, if the party was not getting its due.

Ranchi

The Jharkhand government will offer health insurance scheme to media persons, a senior official said on Saturday.

Imphal

The body of a surrendered ultra of the proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party bearing a number of bullet wounds was found Saturday near Cheiraoching in Imphal West district of Manipur, police said.

Kolkata

A man was hacked to death on Saturday and another suffered injuries when he tried to stop the attacker at Metiabruz area here, police said.

NEW DELHI

A 32-year-old man was arrested for allegedly cheating bank by opening fake accounts and later getting away after taking credit card and loans, police said on Saturday.

Guwahati

North East Students' Organisation (NESO) and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) who are opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 have decided to launch protests against it before and during the coming winter session of the Parliament.

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh government's announcement that it was considering granting Permanent Resident Certificates (PRCs) to non-tribals residing in Namsai and Changlang districts of the state has evoked strong resentment from a prominent tribal group here on Saturday.

Kolkata

The 54th state annual conference along with the continuation of centenary celebration of dentistry in India was organized by Indian Dental Association (IDA), West Bengal state branch at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre on December 8 and December 9 with all glitters and

Addl. marine EIA study < Spl. budget for marine protection measures < BMH locations on landward side < NIOT third party observer
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EOI BUREAU

In a big stride towards execution of the most ambitious Submarine Cable project, the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment and Forest for projects related to Coastal Regulation Zone has recommended the project for IPZ/CRZ clearance recently.

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RP SHARMA

Ageing bus fleet, frequent breakdowns, poor performance and fierce competition from private bus operators has spelt doom for the State Transport Service’s (STS) plans to woo passengers. To stay alive, the ailing State owned transport department have chalked out modernization plans, which is slated to be implemented shortly.

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SUSAMA ROY

The Indian National Trinamool Trade Union Congress, A & N Islands has demanded implementation of CCS (Leave) Rules 1972 for the employees working under regular industrial establishments of the Department of Environment and Forests. “The earlier scheme of CPF was replaced with GPF and all industrial employees of Forest department are subscribers of GPF.

Port Blair

The Rotary Club of Port Blair felicitated Police Constable Kabir Kumar, who saved one Sandeep Kujur from drowning at Chatham Jetty recently. In the presence of SHO PS Chatham, Mr Abdul Rehma, the Club President, Rtn.

Port Blair

The ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here will organize a three day training on Plant Propagation Techniques on Fruit Crops from Dec 17 to 19 at its Instructional Farm of ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sippighat.

Port Blair

In the fifth episode of ‘Morning Tea –Aapke Saath’ tomorrow from 7.15 am to 7.55 am, All India Radio here will broadcast a discussion on the topic ‘Challenges before tourism Industry’. Participants will be Mr Mohd.

Port Blair

As a part of celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat in collaboration with Pinakinagar Yuva Samiti, Pinakinagar organised one day Sankalp Se Siddhi – Youth Empowerment Programme for New India on Saturday at Gram Panchaya

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has mourned the demise of Smt Jeeramani, resident of Mithila, Rangat, mother of Mr Saleem Kerketa, PGT, Govt. Senior Secondary School, School line.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard is celebrating the “Swachhta Hi Sewa” Pakhwada between 01 Dec  to 15 Dec  throughout the Isles, spreading the GOI flagship programme “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”.

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Anjan Roy

The sheer audacity of Piyush Gupta’s ambition is astonishing. He is aspiring to create an eco-system which will transform the entire transport system of India by making EVs (electric vehicles) ubiquitous. That, he believes, should cut down India’s oil import bill by no less than $100 billion — his avowed target. Pray, how?

Justice Kurian Joseph who has just retired from the Supreme Court has made some startling revelations. He has said that there was a time when he and three of his brother judges – Justices Ranjan Gogoi (now the CJI), J. Chelameswar and Madan Lokur – felt that the then Chief Justice of India, Dipak Mishra, was “being controlled from outside”, that he was “not taking decisions independently” and that he was allocating cases to “benches headed by select judges with political bias”.