Odisha MLA, wife harvest paddy on festive break

While others of his ilk appear to be on an extended vacation on account of Durga Puja and Diwali, Nityananda G...

175 trucks with wheat seized

Customs authorities over the last few weeks have seized 175 trucks laden with wheat packed in gunny bags with ...

Electric shock kills three kids

Three children who were taking part in a religious procession were electrocuted  and 15 were injured in I...

Nitish attacks Lalu on women's issues

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday attacked Opposition party RJD by appealing to people to not "...

CRPF 12 hurt as driver tries to save goat

As many as 12 CRPF personnel were injured, five of them critically, when a truck taking them to Nimiaghat in B...

Hard campaign for legacy seats

As the campaign for bypolls for Dumka and Bermo Assembly seats heading towards its end on Monday evening, the ...

North East  /  Published 01.12.19

1165 Brus return to Mizoram

Altogether 1,165 Brus, belonging to 289 families, returned to Mizoram from the six relief camps in Tripura during the ninth round of the repatriation process, which concluded on Saturday, a home depar...
By PTI in Aizawl

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.19

Pay rap on RMC supervisors

Municipal commissioner Manoj Kumar is unconvinced that the corporation deserves a rating that it had awarded itself for its cleanliness service in an internal assessment ahead of Swachh Survekshan sch...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 01.12.19

AIDS epidemic spectre in Meghalaya

Meghalaya is sitting on an AIDS time bomb, waiting to explode, activists fear.On World AIDS Day on Sunday, the general secretary of the Meghalaya State Network for Positive People (MSNP), Barry Leslie...
By Babul Dkhar in Shillong

North East  /  Published 01.12.19

Anti-CAB lobby meets Biren

 Members of the Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) met chief minister N. Biren Singh at 4pm on Sunday.They told him that the citizenship bill can not be applied to the Nor...
By Robert Sapam in Imphal

North East  /  Published 01.12.19

Assam Rifles book released

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio released the book Winning the Lost battle —Assam Rifles in Battle of Kohima by the 5 Sector Assam Rifles during the 57th Nagaland Statehood Day celebrations at Ko...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 26.12.18

SDG: Nagaland 0, yet 87

There is something uncanny about report cards that throw up a mixed bag of results.Nagaland, for instance, has scored zero in some categories and is a frontrunner in others in implementation of the 20...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.19

Election starts with dabangg

The Jharkhand Assembly election began with a bang on Saturday, with Maoists exploding a bomb in the forests of Gumla district and Congress candidate from Daltonganj in Palamau district, Krishna Nand T...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.18

Life and beyond, in harmony and rhythm

Five Calcuttans are re-imagining songs of the past to make evergreen tunes of them today so that these live through the future. In between, they take you places.Sant Kabir’s India, rural Bengal of c...
By Shantanu Datta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.18

Winged guests bring cheer

It was a chirpy Christmas morning at Santragachhi Jheel as around 3,000 birds, many of them from across the Himalayas, flew down to the just-cleaned water body, much to the delight of birdwatchers.No...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.18

Park Street’s the place to be

Bashar and Methila Robin of Bangladesh ticked one off their bucket list on Tuesday: an evening in Calcutta’s party street on Christmas. “The carnival here has become popular even in Bangladesh. Th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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