Jharkhand lines up tribal festival

 The Jharkhand government has planned to observe the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Pe...

Anti-ragging squad to come up in Odisha

 The Odisha government has decided to set up a state-level anti-ragging squad and issue a helpline number...

Tata Steel's bid for diversity

There was a time when Aene Nath did not know how to ride even a Scooty; now she sits proudly in the tiny cabin...

Cash seizure: Assam biz man summoned

West Bengal Police has summoned Assam-based businessman Ashok Kumar Dhanuka in connection with its investigati...

Tripura TMC face joins Congress

 Tripura Trinamul Congress general-secretary Baptu Chakraborty on Sunday returned to his old party, the C...

Paradip engineer arrested in bribery case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested the chief mechanical engineer (CME) of Paradip Port Tru...

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Board issues waste guideline

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a guideline to have dedicated vehicles and bi-layered collection bags for medical waste of corona patients or those suffering from symptoms.The guideline...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 12.06.19

Pursue dreams: Space scientist to IIT

Space scientist K. Radhakrishnan said “knowing” and “doing” are important but “being” what you are makes a difference in life.Speaking at the 21st convocation of IIT Guwahati here on Wedne...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.06.19

A sip of white tea from Tripura

Fatikcherra, a 101-year-old tea estate of West Tripura district, has produced white tea for the first time to give an impetus to the state’s tea industry.White tea is known to be one of the most del...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Calcutta Metro coach makers to send team from Tamil Nadu

A team of engineers from the Integral Coach Factory in Tamil Nadu is expected to visit Calcutta this week to try and fix the problems plaguing the five new rakes of Metro Railway.The affected rakes ha...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Vidyasagar College gets bust and statue

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee installed a bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar at Vidyasagar College on Tuesday, 28 days after a bust of the Bengal Renaissance icon was vandalised on the Bidhan Sarani c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

NRS Hospital patients left in lurch as junior doctors strike work

Hundreds of patients were denied treatment as the emergency ward and the out-patient department of NRS hospital remained shut on Tuesday as junior doctors went on a ceasework.Since morning, agitating ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.03.20

Firm mulls revival of paper mills

A Guwahati-based company, Mahalaxmi Group, has submitted an expression of interest to the liquidator for revival of Hindustan Paper Corporation (HPC).Sources said a meeting of the stakeholders’ cons...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.20

Control room to fight Covid-19 in Jamshedpur

A round-the-clock control room, quarantine centres and sanitization of long-distance buses are some of the measures the East Singhbhum district administration has initiated to counter the spread of th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.20

Probe road heads to Das

An Assembly panel will probe how the BJP-led government of Raghubar Das allotted the Rs 79.33 crore work to broaden and strengthen a road to a Chhattisgarh company, Agrawal Global Infratech, which had...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.20

Hard times for hard coke

More than 100 hard coke factory owners have complained that the pollution control board has given them consent to operate (CTO) for one year despite many of them paying fees for five years.B.N. Singh,...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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