Date wise Archive

Howrah

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today accused Narendra Modi of doing opportunistic politics over the dead bodies of jawans and ridiculed the Prime Minister for trying to paint himself as the lone patriot.

NEW DELHI

The CPM is firm on not giving up its claim on the two sitting Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in favour of the Congress, which could create a major roadblock in the seat-sharing talks between the two parties, senior Left Front leaders said today.

NEW DELHI

Three Jharkhand districts of Chatra Sahibganj, and Hazaribagh have topped in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog for the December-January period of 2018-19.

Kendrapara

The Gahirmatha beach in Odisha, which is currently playing host to lakhs of female olive ridley turtles for their annual mass nesting, has got elongated to 2.6 km stretch following natural accretion process, Forest officials said.

Kendrapara

A 45-year-old gangster, wanted in around 70 criminal cases including murder, was injured in an encounter near Kajala Chowk on the Paradip-Daitary expressway near here today, police said.

Kolkata

Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das on Tuesday refused to comment on the holding of students' union election in the varsity.

Kendrapara

A court here today sentenced three members of a family, including an elderly couple, to life imprisonment in a dowry death case.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today distributed houses and land patta to slum dwellers under the Urban Housing Mission scheme here.

Talcher

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday accused the BJD government of "stalling" many Central projects in Odisha including the long awaited medical college built here at a cost of Rs 500 crore.

Kolkata

Stoppage at Bhadaura station has been provided for 13005/13006 Howrah-Amritsar Mail with effect from today (March 6, 2019) on an experimental basis for the period of six months.

Author: 
Dr. S. Ganesan, Ms. U. Swaraja Laxmi Bai

Women’s and gender studies are emerging and growing areas of academic enquiry today. To have a deeper understanding of formulation of empowerment, one must be exposed to cultural, literary, political and socio-economic dimensions within gender frame works. There is a need to deconstruct the complex power hierarchies and relationships operating in society, from the perspective of women and gender.

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S.PARAMANATHAN

In order to assist the vegetable and fruit farmers of Little Andaman who have been resorting to distress sale every year in the absence of cold storage facilities in this remote helmet of the islands, the Gram Panchayat Hut Bay constructed a cold storage so that farmers of the area can store their vegetables and fruits and sell their agriculture produce at a reasona

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ASHIM

Long hours of unscheduled power cuts in Bakultala has left the students appearing in CBSE examination in the dark. The CBSE examination has started from February and would continue up to February end. On Sunday, power disruption was witnessed for five hours in the morning and almost the same time in the evening.

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ZEENATH BIBI

Nayagaon woman injured in road mishap

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ASHIM

Forest officials of Middle Andaman Division led by Sajeev Kumar rescued a huge King Cobra from Bakultala on Wednesday. At the morning hours, Sujit Mondal, a resident of Bakultala raised an alarm after spotting a huge snake in his residence. The forest team from Bakultala rushed to the spot and rescued the snake measuring more than 6 ft.

Port Blair

Under the scheme of the government, “Sarkar aapke Dwaar”, the District Administration of North and Middle Andaman led by Mr Awanish Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, North & Middle Andaman District along with the heads of offices of various departments visited Hanspuri

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray on Monday laid Foundation stones for seven projects under UT Funds to be executed by APWD in the presence of Executive Engineers, Assistant Engineers, Junior Engineers of APWD, Panchayat Pradhans, PRI members and general pu

NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY CELEBRATED AT JNRM
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Agencies

The Department of Home Science and Zoology of JNRM, in association with the Department of Science and Technology, A & N Administration celebrated National Science Day. Sir CV Raman Memorial Lecture on the topic “Science and Technology for a Sustainable future” was organized as part of the celebration.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council has extended civic services for collection of municipal services like Water & Conservancy charges, Property Tax and Market rent through all CSC (Common Service Centre) from March 6.

Port Blair

On behalf of Gram Panchayat Wimberlygunj and villagers, the Zilla Parishad member from Wimberlygunj, Ms VK Mariyam Bibi has expressed gratitude to the Director of Transport for starting bus service from Lamba Pahad village to Bambooflat Jetty.

Port Blair

The eleventh episode of ‘Morning Tea- Aapke Saath’ will be broadcast on March 11 from 7.15 am to 7.55 am. The topic of the discussion will be ‘New initiative of PBMC- Tax payments made easy’.

Port Blair

The last date for participation in audition for preparation of panel for Casual Comperers in Hindi Yuvvani programme of All India Radio has been extended. Candidates can now apply till 13th March 2019.

Port Blair

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) uses the Educational TV channel of India (free- to- air TV channel) namely Gyan Darshan-2 for teaching of its students, across the country and globe.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Andaman and Nicobar Administration will organize a Media Workshop tomorrow in the auditorium of GB Pant Hospital to sensitize the local media about the upcoming National Immunization Day (NID) round of Pulse Polio Immunization

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Nantoo Banerjee

Who is the owner of Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) — ONGC Limited or the government? Public sector oil refiner and distributor Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd continues not to recognise ONGC, its majority owner, as its present promoter company, despite Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan's assertion that it belongs to ONGC after the later took over the government’s controlling stake in HPCL.

It is good news for West Bengal that natural gas has been found in the Raniganj area and the Essar Group of Industries is prospecting for exploration. The company’s preliminary estimate is that there is a reserve of at least 1.5 trillion cubic feet (tct) of recoverable shale gas at the Raniganj block. The exploration and extraction of the gas will demand invest of $ 1 billion. Shale gas can be used not only for power generation but also as cooking gas for domestic use.