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Washington

The US Federal Reserve Wednesday raised the benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point as expected, citing an improving economy with one month to go before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

NEW DELHI

The interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve will bring volatility and uncertainty in capital flows into emerging market economies, but India is very well cushioned to absorb the impact, Chief economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said.

NEW DELHI

Expanding for the third straight month, exports in India rose 2.29 per cent to USD 20 billion in November on account of healthy growth in shipments of petroleum products and engineering goods.

Mumbai

Tata Steel Thursday said the Bombay High Court will on Friday hear the suit filed by four shareholders challenging the proposed removal of industrialist Nusli Wadia as an independent director on the company board.

Mumbai

The third largest luxury carmaker BMW India, which Thursday launched the fourth model from its Mini stable here, hopes to have petrol variants for all its nearly a dozen models by next year.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court Thursday stayed the Delhi High Court order which had directed holding of meetings of home buyers with realty firm Unitech and opening of escrow accounts for completion of delayed projects.

NEW DELHI

Gold prices plunged as much as Rs 200 to Rs 28,250 per 10 grams Thursday, in step with a weak global trend after the US Fed's decision to raise interest rates, compounded further by depleting demand due to the prevailing cash crunch.

Beijing

China's currency renminbi Thursday fell to an eight-year low against the US dollar over fears of capital outflows and the communist giant's main stock exchange closed lower after the US Federal Reserve's move to raise the benchmark interest rate for the first time thi

NEW DELHI

The rupee is expected to depreciate further and be in range of 67-71 against the US dollar, but still it will fare better than most of the emerging market currencies, says a report.

NEW DELHI

With crude oil prices more than doubling in one year and posing a threat to emerging economies, world's third biggest oil consumer India sees the the rates touching USD 60 a barrel before retreating.

Mumbai

With the primary markets showing strong revival on conducive regulatory norms, Sebi chairman UK Sinha Thursday said NRIs have begun to show interest to tap the domestic capital markets to raise funds.

Coral Queen to join DSS flotilla in Jan, 4 more Harbour Craft by April
Report by: 
EOI EXCLUSIVE
It’s just two and a half years and the NaMo effect has started exhibiting notable progress for this remote territory. The Lt. Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Member of Parliament have joined forces to ensure development for the islanders.
Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR
Even as the construction industry has witnessed a boom in the recent years, fund crunch and callousness of concerned government agencies has become an impediment for development of remote pockets of this archipelago. Panchayat assets in particular are being wasted in various parts of these islands.
Report by: 
BALARAM SINGH
Commuters as well as motorists in Campbell Bay are once again in throes of trouble after fuel stocks at ANIIDCO outlets exhausted. Almost all the vehicles in the area were seen standing roadside for want of fuel. Public here are agitated as authorities did not bother to inform the public about the status of fuel stock leaving them stranded.
Port Blair
On 13.12.2016 a case of missing of a woman at Rut Land Island was reported at PS Humfrigunj. Immediately police team of PS Humfrigunj swung into action and after sustained investigation, arrested a suspect who confessed to commission of the crime.
Port Blair
Secretary (Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science) Smti.R.Menaka,IAS will be the guest in the 12th episode of LIVE programme of All India Radio entitled “GOOD MORNING PORT BLAIR’ to be broadcast on 19th December 2016.
Port Blair
A three-day in-service training programme under Centrally sponsored scheme for teacher education on content enrichment and pedagogy for graduate trained teachers (Humanitis) is being organized by Zonal Office (Edn.) South Andaman in collaboration with  Dr S Radhakri
Port Blair

In the ongoing Cooperative Bank Golden Jubilee Cup two matches were played today. In the first  match 15 Assam defeated A. K. Brothers by 9-00. In the second match Mansa XI got walk-over as United Ocean Trape didn’t report in time.

Port Blair
The Port Blair Municipal Council on 15.12.2016, has conducted an auction of two permanent food stalls  ‘A’ & ‘B’  near Post Office, Aberdeen Bazar, and one Marine-de-Café, in Marina Park for allotment on monthly rental basis for three years.
Port Blair
The young scientists of the Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Port Blair have returned after representing India in the ‘World Tsunami Awareness Day held in Japan on 25th Nov 2016.
Port Blair
Topical Corticosteroids (Steroid cream, ointment, etc) are among the most commonly used and highly efficacious medications in varied dermatological disorders. Misuse (abuse) of such steroid creams is a widespread phenomenon among young people, especially women.
Global meet on climate change concludes
Report by: 
Agencies
India is bestowed with 12 Mega biodiversity hotspots of the world.  Andaman and Nicobar Islands being one of the hotspot, hosts a unique treasure of biodiversity both terrestrial and aquatic which is having vast similarities to the neighboring South East Asian countries.
Port Blair

The Regional Sports Council, Port Blair, in association with the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs will organize Open Badminton tournament from 28 December to 10 January in the Multipurpose hall of Netaji Stadium Complex.

Report by: 
Prashant Acharya

Acting on resourceful information, the Matigara police arrested five persons with Rs 2,54,000 in new Rs 2,000 currency notes on Wednesday evening near City Centre in Siliguri. They were carrying 127 pieces of Rs 2,000 currency notes.

NEW DELHI
The Supreme Court today ordered a ban on all liquor shops on national as well as state highways across the country and made it clear that licenses of existing shops will not be renewed after March 31 next year.
NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today accepted an "unconditional apology" tendered by controversial Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan in connection with his alleged remark in the sensational Bulandshahr gangrape case, saying he has expressed "sincere and heartful remorse".

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today expressed concern over claims of destruction of evidence regarding identity of the police personnel who were involved in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre and diversion of compensation meant for the immediate kin of the victims.

NEW DELHI
Rallying around the government over the demonetisation issue as it faces attack from a united Opposition, top BJP leaders today asserted that there is wide spread support from people for the decision and the criticism is merely confined to rival parties.
NEW DELHI
Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge today said the government is "running away" from discussion on demonetisation in the Parliament and raking up issues like AgustaWestland to divert from the issue of note ban.
Chennai

The ruling AIADMK today strongly backed late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's close aide V K Sasikala to succeed her as party General Secretary, saying she qualifies to be elected "automatically" and "unanimously" to the post by virtue of being the departed leader's "con

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