India  /  Published 20.02.20

Elephant on UN wildlife conservation list

A UN wildlife conference on Thursday accepted India’s proposals to include the Asian elephant, the Great Indian bustard and the Bengal florican in a list of migratory species targeted for enhanced t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 15.11.18

Kovind stress on tech push for agro growth at NIT-Patna

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said research at National Institute of Technology (NIT)-Patna should aim at resolving people’s problems.Kovind, addressing students at NIT-Patna’s eighth conv...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.11.18

50000 attend tribal hill meet

As many as 50,000 participants from India and abroad came for the two-day tribal International Sarna Mahadharam Convention, which started on Thursday at Lugu hills in rebel-hit Gomia of Bokaro, 70km f...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.19

Are floating ocean cities legal?

Thai authorities had registered a case in April against an attempt by private individuals to set up a floating house within the Andaman Sea. The Thai press reported officials saying that the activity ...
By Prabhakar Singh

India  /  Published 09.09.19

India to raise target for restoring degraded land: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that India would raise its target for restoring degraded land from 21 million hectares to 26 million hectares by 2030.Speaking at the 14th session of t...
By PTI in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 08.11.18

Assam BJP strategy meet for village polls

The Assam BJP has convened an important meeting of its office-bearers here on Friday to finalise the party’s strategy for the two-phase panchayat elections in December.The secretary of the state BJP...
By Our Bureau in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.12.19

KRNC query on NRC excluded

The Koch Rajbongshi National Convention (KRNC) on Sunday questioned the government and the Bodoland Territorial Areas District administration on the fate of the Koch Rajbongshis who were excluded from...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

World  /  Published 20.11.19

Suu Kyi to fight genocide case

Aung San Suu Kyi will appear before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to contest a case filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, her government said on...
By Reuters in Yangon

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.19

Grim tales in child rights report

Physical punishment in schools, unclean toilets, inappropriate touch and not getting three meals at home every day — these are some of the truths that a survey across eight districts of Bengal has r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 26.11.18

Russia-Ukraine dispute escalates sharply

A dispute between Ukraine and Russia in which each accuses the other of violating laws of the sea escalated sharply on Sunday when the Ukrainian navy said the Russian military opened fire on several o...
By Andrew E. Kramer/ New York Times News Service in Moscow


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