Division

  • 38-year-old woman's body found hanging from tree 6 days ago

    The body of a 38-year-old woman was found hanging from a tree in Dharhara village under Naugachhia sub-division of Bhagalpur district. The woman was identified as Anju Devi who was the mother of four children living in the village which was famous for its tradition of planting saplings for every female...
  • Boy lynched by villagers on suspicion of being a thief July 18, 2014

    An angry mob beat a youth to death at a village in Vaishali district early on Friday suspecting him of being a thief. The unidentified youth, in his 20s, was caught by some villagers when he was wandering in the village. Suspecting him a thief, the villagers mercilessly thrashed the youth and...
  • ASI official arrested for accepting bribe July 11, 2014

    Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested an Assistant Sub Inspector for accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 in Phalodi sub-division of the district on July 10. ASI Deep Singh Rajput was demanding a bribe of Rs 15,000 from Tulsi Ram Paliwal of Dayakor in Phalodi sub-division for settling a land relating case and was...
  • Government suspends 9 engineers for sub-standard work in irrigation project June 24, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Government has suspended five assistant engineers and four sub-engineers of Water Resources Department over irregularities in execution of an irrigation project in Bilaspur division, a top official said. The irregularities related to extension, renovation and modernisation of canals under Minimata Bango dam project. The officials were suspended after the Department's...
  • 12 killed in worst-ever Everest accident April 18, 2014

    A massive avalanche on Friday struck Mount Everest killing at least 12 Nepalese Sherpa guides and injuring 10 others in the deadliest mountaineering accident on the world's highest peak. The avalanche occurred at around 6:45 am at an altitude of about 5,800 metres in an area known as the "popcorn field"...
  • No bifurcation of Darjeeling Hills, says Mamata Banerjee April 13, 2014

    Asserting that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal will not allow any division of Darjeeling, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it is bringing in development in the hills with special packages. "We will not allow any division of the Hills," Banerjee reiterated at a poll rally here, while...
  • Telangana, Andhra Assembly election dates to be decided after bifurcation February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: With the formation of the 29th state of Indian Union just a signature away, question remains as of how the Assembly elections in united Andhra Pradesh and Telangana would take place. According to the Election Commission, the decision would depend on when the state gets divided officially. If the...
  • Watch: 'Chakravyuh', award winning animation film on RTI February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Animator-director Dhvani Desai's animation film 'Chakravyuh' has been appreciated at different film festivals. The film spreads awareness about the use of RTI. It has been produced by Films Division. ...
  • Manmohan Singh asks people to guard against divisive forces January 13, 2014

    Launching a veiled attack on Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday urged people to be "cautious" of those who work against India's secular thought by attempting to "redefine secularism". Singh also sought to woo minorities by spotlighting their increased share in jobs, loans and welfare schemes during the UPA...
  • Mohun Bagan win grudge match, but East Bengal claim Calcutta Premier Division title January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan spoiled East Bengal's CFL Premier Division triumph party with a 1-0 derby win to end the local league on a high in front of more than a 50,000 strong crowd at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Saturday. Japanese recruit Katsumi Yusa struck with a left-footer to the far...
  • Films from 34 countries to be screened at MIFF 2014 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The 13th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for documentary, short and animation films will screen movies from 34 countries around the world in both competition and non-competition section. The bi-annual fest organised by Films Division, Government of India, will be held from February 3-9 at the...
  • Prince Charles visits Western Ghats in Kerala November 13, 2013

    Britain's Prince Charles, a strong votary of environmental preservation, visited Western Ghats and showed a keen interest in ongoing efforts to preserve the flora and fauna there. Prince Charles visited the Vazhachal Forest Division in Kerala on Tuesday and spent time with Forest Department officials and conservation organisations including WWF-India to...
  • Lalu's jail term same as Nelson Mandela's, says RJD October 27, 2013

    Drawing a parallel between Lalu Prasad and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela, Jharkhand minister Annapurna Devi, on Sunday, said the jailed leader would be a "future challenger" for the post of prime minister. "Nelson Mandela had been jailed for 27 years following his protest against the apartheid regime. When he came out...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Rainfall expected at various parts of Odisha, Bihar, Andhra October 13, 2013

    Cyclone Phailin is 50kms south of Sambalpur. It is now moving northwards, wind speed is still around 100kmph. Rainfall is expected at various parts of Odisha, Bihar, and Andhra. ...
  • Divisive Congress should be thrown out: Modi September 26, 2013

    Trichy: Divisiveness is in the DNA of the Congress and it has to be ousted to protect India's integrity, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Thursday. Addressing a huge rally of over 200,000 people, Modi said, "Divisive nature is in the genes of Congress. If the nation's integrity has to...
  • United Andhra supporters decide to step up campaign as protests continue September 11, 2013

    After organising a public meeting in Hyderabad last week in support of unified Andhra Pradesh, the pro-united Andhra employees of the state government on Tuesday vowed to step up their campaign. The employees and other united Andhra supporters would organise protests at Central Government offices on September 13 and a women's...
  • Police arrest two BNA militants in North Tripura August 28, 2013

    Two insurgents of the Bru National Army (BNA) were arrested from Naisinghpara Reang Refugee camp in Kanchanpur sub-division of North Tripura district, police said on Wednesday. Demini Reang and Dharmen Reang were arrested when they were trying to kidnap two inmates of the camp on Tuesday. About 37000 Bru/Reang community people, displaced...
  • Chidambaram cautions people against 'divisive' forces August 18, 2013

    Cautioning people against those trying to divide them, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said such divisive forces were trying to poison even the minds of children. "The divisive forces are poisoning the mind of not only adults, but even young children. They do it (poisoning) through text books....
  • After Telangana, demand to divide Uttar Pradesh picks momentum July 31, 2013

    The decision of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on Telangana has struck the right chords in Uttar Pradesh political circles. Now, supporters of former Chief Minister Mayawati and those of Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal have begun rallying around the demand for splitting Uttar Pradesh into two, three or even...
  • Katju hits out at Narendra Modi, says he's playing divisive politics July 27, 2013

    Nagpur: Press Council of India chief Markandey Katju on Saturday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi saying that he has been playing divisive politics by raking up issues on Hindu nationalism. "I don't agree with Hindu nationalism. We must be Indian nationalists not Hindu...
  • Tata Communications to digitise Doordarshan, Films Division archives June 21, 2013

    Singapore: Rare and historical documents from the archives of major libraries, films and documentaries of Doordarshan and Films Division of India can now be preserved in electronic form through digitisation. Tata Communications Media Services soon plans to digitise such documents of historical and cultural significance. "We see great scope of digitising and...
  • CAG finds revenue loss of Rs 1,569.41 crore in Himachal April 10, 2013

    Shimla: Government auditor CAG has found revenue loss of Rs 1,569.41 crore in Himachal Pradesh due to under assessment and short levy during financial year 2011-12. There has also been an increase of 13 per cent in revenue collections in 2011-2012 and the state also received Rs 1,998.37 crore as...
  • Anti-Telangana ministers to camp in Delhi January 19, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh ministers from the Andhra-Rayalaseema regions will camp in New Delhi from Monday to prevail upon the Congress high command as well as the Centre not to divide the state. "We want Andhra Pradesh to remain united. We will present our case strongly to the party high command...
  • Delhi gangrape: Victim gives statement to SDM December 22, 2012

    New Delhi: In an important update in the Delhi gangrape case, the victim gave her statement to the sub-divisional magistrate on Saturday. Her statement is now admissible in court. She narrated the entire incident to the SDM. The 23-year-old paramedical student has been off ventilator support since Friday evening. The victim...
  • AP: Fissures in Telangana camp out in the open October 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: At a time when the movement for a separate Telangana state appears to be entering a decisive phase, the differences among its protagonists have come out in the open. The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are at loggerheads, a fact that became clear...
  • Army's Technical Support Division not a new unit August 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Colonel Hunny Bakshi, head of the Technical Support Division (TSD) accused of off air monitoring, is reported to have submitted a 250-page report to the chief on the work done by the division so far. Sources told CNN-IBN the report is detailed, includes photographs and a record of...
  • Army to wind up unit set up by General V K Singh August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Three months after General V K Singh's retirement, the Army has decided to wind up a controversial unit set up by him against the backdrop of snooping allegations and is set to move out a top officer considered close to the former Army Chief from here. The process to...
  • Maradona's son to play in Argentine 4th division August 17, 2012

    Buenos Aires: Soccer legend Diego Maradona's son has reportedly signed with Argentine fourth division side Porvenir. Diego Armando Sinagra joins the club from ASD Quarto, a regional club near Naples in southern Italy, reports Xinhua. Porvenir coach Luis Ventura said the 25-year-old would have to earn his place in the team....
  • Bangalore: Infotainment channel on 4 trains July 11, 2012

    Bangalore: After the successful launch of infotainment in four-day trains in Mysore Division, the Bangalore Division of South Western Railways (SWR) has launched the same facility on four new trains. The infotainment channel Go TV aims to upgrade the travel experience of passengers by offering real time information and entertainment,...
  • RIM considers splitting business in two: Report June 25, 2012

    London: BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is considering splitting its business in two, separating its struggling handset manufacturing division from its messaging network, The Sunday Times reported. RIM, which last month hired JP Morgan and RBC Capital to look at its strategic options, could break off its handset division into a...