Date wise Archive

Agartala

High alert will be sounded along the international border in Tripura, hours before the Bangladesh general election, as the BSF steps up efforts to avert any "untoward situation" in the poll-bound country, a senior official said here Monday.

Kolkata

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in and around the city as well as the areas bordering West Bengal to avert any attempt to disrupt normal life during Christmas and New Year festivities, a senior official of the state police department said.

Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed grief over the loss of lives caused by a volcano-triggered tsunami in Indonesia. The tsunami has claimed 281 lives, besides injuring over 1,000 people.

Guwahati

The Christmas festivity gripped Assam on Monday with Churches decorated with nativity scenes, brightly lit X-Mass trees, colourful lights and singing of carols to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ.

Kolkata

Indian Dentist association (IDA) West Bengal state branch in association with IDA Kolkata and suburban branch, Alumni Association and Dental College Students Union celebrated 128th birthday of the legendary visionary Dr. Rafiuddin Ahmed, father of dentistry in India.

Kolkata

The 1st Utkrisht Rake in South Eastern Railway will run as 22213/22214 Shalimar-Patna Duronto Express leaving Shalimar on Monday. This is the 3rd rake to be upgraded as Utkrisht Rake over Indian Railways.

Kolkata

One of India’s most spectacular music fountains – the CESC Fountain of Joy – located in the Maidan opposite Victoria Memorial, wears a new look on the eve of Christmas.

Kolkata

In connection with the upcoming foggy season, some Mail/Express trains will also remain cancelled/partially cancelled/ frequency reduction/diverted between December 25 and February 17.

Kolkata

Eastern Railway serves passengers throughout the year for bringing them to various tourists spots and pilgrimage by running special trains, providing additional stoppages and extending journey of trains.

Kolkata

In a major achievement, Indian Railways (IR) with its continuous emphasis on energy efficient technologies and energy conservation measures, has bagged 17 most coveted and prestigious National Energy Conservation Awards, 2018 instituted by government of India.

Kolkata

Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) has informed the media that the service of electric furnace at Banstala crematorium will be stopped for emergency repairing from December 26 to January 1, 2018.  HMC has earnestly regretted to the citizens of Howrah for the inconveni

Kolkata

Anticipating heavy rush of commuters at Esplanade, Park Street and Maidan Stations  during Christmas Eve, Christmas,  New Year’s Eve & New Year, Metro Railway has  strengthened  its security arrangements.  In order to ensure better crowd management and hassle-free

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ROOPA LALL

Committed to execute and complete all major infrastructure projects, the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) is ensuring steady progress of all projects sanctioned for this remote territory.

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ZEENATH BIBI

Considered crucial for security of airports, construction of the elevated boundary wall for Veer Savarkar International Airport here is fast nearing completion. Being executed at an estimated cost of over 19 crores, the project is part of the government’s plan to upgrade facilities, security and safety of airports across the country.

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KURMA RAO

Two major decisions by the Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman will now ensure hassle-free revenue services for the population in North Andaman.

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ZEENATH BIBI

Inmates of ABBHYUDAY Complex, Ferrargunj were immensely benefitted from the free health camp organized by the Community Health Centre, Bambooflat recently. Dr. Sulaiman, Surgeon, Dr. Rashi Taneja, Pedestrian, Dr. Jamila Banu, CMO, In-Charge, Dr. B. Bindu Kumar, Homeo Doctor, Dr.

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur was organized Swachhta Awareness Evam Shramdaan programme on 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in coordination with Govt. Senior Secondary School, Swaraj Gram recently at Govt.

Port Blair

The State Convenor of Aam Admi Party, A & N Islands, Mr Sanjay Meshack has urged the Chief Secretary & Secretary of Education to look into grienvaces of aspiring PST/Craft Instructors staging a protest in front of the Directorate of Education.

Port Blair

The Vice Chancellor of Pondicherry University, Prof. Gurmeet Singh, will inaugurate the new academic building in the university campus at Brookshabad on Dec 26 at 4.30 pm. All faculty members, staff and students of the university will be present on the occasion.

Port Blair

On the joyous occasion of Christmas commemorating the birth of  Lord  Jesus,  the PCC President, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have greeted the people of  the  islands. “Christmas is the spirit of  giving without  a  thought of getting.

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma   and other leaders  of the party have deeply mourned the demise of Mr Rahim Bux, 93 years, retired Chief Engine Driver, DSS, resident of Dugnabad. He passed away on Monday.

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Arun Srivastava

In the backdrop of the election results in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, the RSS and its frontal organisations are expected to become more aggressive and this could mean queering the pitch further for the construction of Ram mandir. With Modi government in office, RSS can expect the support of bureaucracy in this effort. If the Modi government introduces a bill in Parliament for this purpose, nobody will have the strength to counter it. The Congress ruled states may protest but that would be purely a technical exercise.

The latest order of the Union Home Ministry authorizing ten designated agencies “to intercept, monitor and decrypt” any information “generated, transmitted, received or stored” in a digital device takes India one more step toward a surveillance State. This has been done, the people have been told, in the interest of national security. This is the standard argument used for taking every new step that intrudes a citizen’s privacy in a more pervasive manner. The object is to keep the citizen twenty-four hours under surveillance.