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  • TENDERS

    TENDERS

    GOVT. OF WEST BENGAL e-Tender Notice NOTICE INVITING e-TENDER NO.-13 OF 2013-14 OF SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER, P.W.D. WESTERN CIRCLE NO.-I Sealed tenders in specified Tender Form WBF No. 2911(ii) are invited from the eligible tenderers for the different works of Purulia Division under this Circle noted below. Sl. No.: 1. Name of the work: Construction of …

    July 16, 2013
  • Reactor doing fine in K’kulam

    Reactor doing fine in K’kulam

    400-MW electricity generation within 20 days PRESS TRUST OF INDIA Chennai, 14 July The first nuclear reactor of the Rs 17,000 crore country’s 21st nuclear power plant in Kudankulam, which attained criticality last night, is functioning smoothly today and all the parametres are normal, a top official said. “At 2305 hours (last night), the first …

    July 14, 2013
  • Solitary strife

    Solitary strife

    Although Mira Bai&’s life was constantly riddled with suffering, she remained undaunted and never stopped believing in Lord Krishna, writes pk chhetri MIRA Bai was the daughter of Ratan Singh Rathore of Merta and granddaughter of Rao Dudaji, who was the fourth son of the founder of Jodhpur, Rao Jodhaji Rathore. They followed Vaishnavism and …

    July 14, 2013
  • Solitary strife

    Solitary strife

    Although Mira Bai&’s life was constantly riddled with suffering, she remained undaunted and never stopped believing in Lord Krishna, writes pk chhetri MIRA Bai was the daughter of Ratan Singh Rathore of Merta and granddaughter of Rao Dudaji, who was the fourth son of the founder of Jodhpur, Rao Jodhaji Rathore. They followed Vaishnavism and …

    July 14, 2013
  • Thumbnails

    Thumbnails

    16 die in Peru mishap: At least 16 people were killed and 15 others injured when an inter-city bus plunged into a ravine in southern Peru. Police officer Jose Paredes said they are investigating the incident.     AFP Rape charge: Prosecutors have charged three teenage Malaysian handball players with raping a female chaperone while participating …

    July 11, 2013
  • Thumbnails

    Thumbnails

    Sexual assault: Two minor girls were sexually assaulted at a popular beach in Brighton, police said. The two separate attacks, which Sussex police are treating as linked, took place on Sunday afternoon.     PTI Police fire at Tibetans: Chinese police opened fire on Tibetans marking the Dalai Lama’s 78th birthday, shooting at least one monk …

    July 9, 2013
  • Panchayat Candidate’s kin found dead

    Panchayat Candidate’s kin found dead

    Durgapur, 3 July: The body of a 65 year-old relative of a contesting panchayat candidate was found in a paddy field in Patharghata village in Kalna PS area, Burdwan late this afternoon. Sumi Hansda, a widow, had gone to attend Manasa Puja yesterday evening and didn’t return home. Late this afternoon her body was found …

    July 3, 2013
  • Edits

    Edits

    Onward to polls The war of attrition is over and the Supreme Court&’s verdict last Friday ~ reinforced this week ~ signals the victory of the constitutional engagement that must of necessity guide the panchayat elections in West Bengal or indeed any other state. After the controversy had raged for more than three months, this …

    July 3, 2013
  • Think Again

    Think Again

    The truth about technicalities Why should we be so mean to those animals that help us in every way to survive? India will not be viable if we remove its cattle and yet how viciously we treat them, says maneka gandhi TWO months ago I held a meeting with Union ministry of animal husbandry officials …

    June 27, 2013
  • Think Again

    Think Again

    The truth about technicalities Why should we be so mean to those animals that help us in every way to survive? India will not be viable if we remove its cattle and yet how viciously we treat them, says maneka gandhi TWO months ago I held a meeting with Union ministry of animal husbandry officials …

    June 27, 2013
  • ‘V C Shukla’s name will figure in martyrs’ list’

    ‘V C Shukla’s name will figure in martyrs’ list’

    press trust of india NEW DELHI, 26 JUNE: The Congress today downplayed reports of veteran party leader Vidya Charan Shukla’s name missing from the martyrs’ list of those killed in the 25 May Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh. “Shukla and one more Congress worker had succumbed to their injuries much later. This was the first list of 28 people, who were …

    June 26, 2013
  • ‘V C Shukla’s name will figure in martyrs’ list’

    ‘V C Shukla’s name will figure in martyrs’ list’

    press trust of india NEW DELHI, 26 JUNE: The Congress today downplayed reports of veteran party leader Vidya Charan Shukla’s name missing from the martyrs’ list of those killed in the 25 May Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh. “Shukla and one more Congress worker had succumbed to their injuries much later. This was the first list of 28 people, who were …

    June 26, 2013
  • Govt may set up panel to oversee CBI probes

    Govt may set up panel to oversee CBI probes

    press trust of india NEW DELHI, 24 JUNE: In an attempt to insulate the CBI’s probe from external influence, the government may form a panel of retired judges to oversee its investigations, according to the conclusions reached by the Group of Ministers which would submit its report to the Cabinet on 27 June. The GoM …

    June 26, 2013
  • Curiosity Nears Turning Point

    Curiosity Nears Turning Point

    press trust of india WASHINGTON, 6 JUNE: Mars rover Curiosity will shift to a distance-driving mode and head for an area about 8 km away, at the base of Mount Sharp after wrapping up investigations in the small area where it has been working for the past six months. In May, NASA&’s Mars Science Laboratory …

    June 26, 2013
  • Curiosity Nears Turning Point

    Curiosity Nears Turning Point

    press trust of india WASHINGTON, 6 JUNE: Mars rover Curiosity will shift to a distance-driving mode and head for an area about 8 km away, at the base of Mount Sharp after wrapping up investigations in the small area where it has been working for the past six months. In May, NASA&’s Mars Science Laboratory …

    June 26, 2013
  • Hubble Telescope Spots Dying Asteroid

    Hubble Telescope Spots Dying Asteroid

    WASHINGTON, 5 JUNE: A bizarre comet-like object, discovered by NASA&’s Hubble Space Telescope three years ago, is actually a dying asteroid, an Indian-origin astronomer has said. The Hubble telescope observed the mysterious X-shaped debris pattern and trailing streamers of dust soaring through the asteroid belt in January 2010. It was believed to be a comet, …

    June 26, 2013
  • Bengal Briefs

    Bengal Briefs

    Rain in north Bengal, city to remain dry KOLKATA, 4 JUNE: There might be heavy rain in some districts of north Bengal over the next 24 hours, a weather official from the Alipore Meteorological Office said today. Kolkata and the surrounding areas, meanwhile, are likely to remain dry, but with “partly cloudy skies” over the same period.    CPM …

    June 26, 2013