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Revised power tariff likely soon


DERC to hold public hearings on Aug. 4, 5 as part of process to finalise rates


Drums with ignitable liquid found in sea

The drums that were recovered by the Indian Coast Guard

The Indian Coast Guard has handed over a total of 15 iron drums, 200 litres per barrel each, containing a diluted petrol-like inflammable liquid to the Revdanda police in Raigad district after recove


Burial with military honours in Tamil Nadu tomorrow

Students (above) pay tributes to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at a school. — PTI, BIPLAB BANERJEE

The grieving township of Rameswaram, a coastal heritage island of Tamil Nadu, is now gearing up for the last rites of its most famous son — former President Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam.


Karan Singh praises PM’s ‘Clean India’ campaign

After Mr Shashi Tharoor, another senior Congressman, the party’s deputy leader in Rajya Sabha, Dr Karan Singh, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan on Sunday.


Bengal situation grim, 50 dead

A rubber boat is pressed into service to help civilians in Alipore, Kolkata, on Sunday.   (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

Flood situation in south Bengal remained grim on Sunday with death toll nearing 50 while 2.14 lakh people have taken shelter in 1,537 relief camps in the 12 districts affected by the deluge.


15 held after CISF jawan dies in Kerala airport clash

CCTV image of Calicut International Airport where clashes between CISF and AAI staff took place in Kozhikode. (Photo: PTI)

Karipur airport in Kerala, which saw bloody clashes between the CISF and fire services personnel leading to the death of a CISF jawan on Wednesday night, began to limp back to normality on Thursday.


University Vice-Chancellor spends Rs 4 crore to renovate bungalow

Golden bathroom fittings for the children’s bath, gold German-made bathroom fittings for the guest bath, gold bathroom fittings for the main bathroom, five LED TVs, each worth Rs 4,96,575, five import

What often goes unnoticed is the fact that the genesis of Kashmir (commonly known as Jammu and Kashmir) is linked to 565 princely states, which became independent along with the birth of two sovereign

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon,” says the BBC, “the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.” It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts.