29 Oct 2013
Kokrajhar (Assam): Normal life was hit by a 12-hour BTAD bandh called by the militant NDFB (Songbijit) faction on Tuesday demanding release of an arrested person. No untoward incident has been reported so far.
30 Jan 2014
Mumbai: About 60,000 junior college teachers have written a letter to the Board from across Maharashtra, confirming their participation in the boycott of the HSC examinations.
03 Jan 2014
Mumbai: The New Year has kick-started with focus on small-time actors who have taken their grievances to the streets and are expressing themselves loud and clear.
27 Jan 2014
Mumbai: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam on Sunday called off his four-day old fast after an assurance from Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan that a decision on his demand to reduce power tariff in Mumbai would be taken in the next two days.
07 Jan 2014
Bhubaneswar: Normal life was affected in many parts of Odisha during the dawn-to-dusk strike called by Opposition Congress demanding resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik following Justice MB Shah Commission of Inquiry's report on multi-crore mining scam.
16 Dec 2013
BEIRUT: Seventy-six people, including 28 children, were killed on Sunday when Syrian army helicopters dropped "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday.
07 Jan 2014
New Delhi: LPG dealers have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from January 19 unless oil companies stop appointing new distributors.
06 Jan 2014
Tirupati: Operations at all the public sector banks and regional rural banks are likely to be affected for two days from January 20 as the United Forum of Banks Unions has given a strike call, demanding wage revision as well as the resolution of certain other issues.
18 Nov 2013
Guwahati: Around 100 frontline forest staff of Manas National Park will be trained by Wildlife Trust of India in partnership with Assam Forest Department and Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) in Wildlife Crimeprevention with the first batch of 32 staff beginning their training on Sunday.
18 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Normal banking operations like cheque clearances, withdrawing and depositing of money at branches were hit across the country as employees of public sector banks (PSU) went on one-day strike from Wednesday to press for wage revision and other demands.