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Report by: 
BALARAM SINGH
Commuters as well as motorists in Campbell Bay are once again in the throes of acute problem as fuel stocks at ANIIDCO outlets exhausted on Tuesday. 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 about the status of fuel stock leaving them stranded.
Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT
For hundreds of students in remote Manpur of Ferrargunj Tehsil, school is fun, but for the threat of crocodiles. Govt. Sec. School, Manpur, Manpur has one of the finest playgrounds in the region. However, flash floods during incessant rains inundated the ground abetting entry of the beasts from nearby creeks.
Port Blair
The Nicobar District Police in association with bank officials of A & N State Co-operative Bank and SBI, Car Nicobar conducted awareness programs on demonetization and promotion of cashless society at Car Nicobar.
Port Blair
On the eve of International Human Rights Day, National Human Rights Commission, A & N Islands, in association with Vision Andaman Society organized various awareness campaign across the Islands from the month of November.
Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Ltd, (ANCOFED) has tied up with Kairali Traders, Kerala for manufacturing of coconut oil and desiccated coconut powder at copra processing unit at Maccaphad, South Andaman.

Port Blair
The three-day In-Service Teachers Training Programme for GTT (Humanities) on Content Enrichment and Pedagogy of Middle Andaman Educational Zone got underway on Tuesday in the conference hall of DEO’s Office Rangat.
Port Blair
An awareness programme on cashless transaction was organised by Andaman and Nicobar State Cooperative Bank on Monday in the conference hall of the bank. Altogether 83 SHGs members attended the programme.
Port Blair

Air India has confirmed the operation of chartered flights on Chennai-Port Blair-Chennai sector on 29th December, 2016 and 2nd January, 2017.

Port Blair

A special meeting of Mannarghat Gram Sabha will be held on December 22 at 10.30 am in the community hall of Malapuram under Mannarghat Gram Panchayat to promote cashless transaction in the rural areas.

Port Blair

In the ongoing Cooperative Bank Golden Jubilee Cup, two matches were played on Tuesday. In the first match, FCB defeated Rising Youth Club A by a solitary while in the second C.Y.C Caddlegunj beat Mansa XI by 1-0 goal.

Port Blair
The seventh State/UT level painting competition on “Water conservation” by the  school children from all around the A&N Islands was held at Govt. Girls Sr Secondary School here on Tuesday.
Port Blair
As a part of help-education program and to motivate  the students of these islands to have vast knowledge of our national  leaders and great souls of India, Shri Bhabesh Majumder, Founder, Sudhangshubala Foundation will organize essay and quiz competitions   on 15.1
Port Blair
In order to promote cashless transactions, an awareness programme for general merchants, shopkeepers and general public was conducted on 17.12.2016 at Mohanpura Market. About 45-50 persons attended the programme.
Author: 
Deepak Razdan

Pay Digital and Win Prizes! As India moves towards a digital and cashless economy, the Government announced on 15th December, 2016 two schemes Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana to give cash awards to consumers and merchants who utilize digital payment instruments for personal consumption expenditures. The prizes range from Rs 1000 to Rs 1 crore and the transactions permitted are from Rs 50 to Rs 3000 to keep the focus on the common man.

Author: 
S Sethuraman

The Modi-inflicted demonetisation of higher value notes totalling 86 per cent of money in circulation on Novemer 8, continues to take its toll in terms of deprivation of cash for poorer millions and small traders with issues of livelihood and business thrown out of gear.

The disruptive effects are also spreading to major segments of the economy.

Scams involving politicians and political parties have cropped up many times in post-independence India’s history, but seldom have the alleged wrong-doers been punished. The first was the jeep scandal during Pandit Nehru’s Prime Ministership and involved his close confidant V. K. Krishna Menon. There was much sound and fury but little of substance. The next big scandal was the Bofors scam. A huge kickback was said to have been paid in finalizing the deal for the acquisition of 155mm Bofors field howitzers from a Swedish company.

Berlin

German police said today they were treating as "a probable terrorist attack" the killing of 12 people when a lorry ploughed through a packed Berlin Christmas market.  Dozens more were wounded yesterday when the truck tore through the crowd, smashing through wooden sta

Tokyo

Japan has begun slaughtering about 210,000 farm birds in northern Hokkaido to contain another outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu, an official said today.

Aden

At least 22 people were killed in clashes between government forces and rebels on the outskirts of the flashpoint city of Taez in southwest Yemen, military sources said today.

Washington

President-elect Donald Trump dined with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who harshly criticized the US developer's presidential campaign before his win, transition officials said.

Moscow

Russian media today reacted with outrage to the killing of the country's ambassador to Turkey but said it was unlikely to derail warming ties between Moscow and Ankara.

United Nations

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the murder of the Russian ambassador in Turkey, saying he was "appalled by this senseless act of terror."  Ambassador Andrei Karlov was shot dead while attending an art exhibition in Ankara by a Turkish policeman who shou

Washington

Donald Trump today won the Electoral College vote to formally secure his election as the US' 45th president, easily staving off a long-shot bid by opponents to turn Republican electors against him amid claims that Russian hackers swayed the vote in his favour.

Melbourne
A hijab-clad Muslim woman was allegedly assaulted in Australia with a beer bottle and her headscarf torn off after her attacker said "merry Christmas" but she replied with "happy holidays".
Washington

US President-elect Donald Trump today vowed to eradicate ISIS and other Islamist terrorists from the face of the earth after chilling attacks in Turkey, Germany and Switzerland.

Islamabad
The year 2016 could go down as one of the worst for Indo-Pak ties as terror attacks by Pakistan-based groups stalled the peace process and India's surgical strikes inside PoK followed by trading of heavy fire at the border raised fears of a large-scale conflict.
Yangon

The fate of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority took centre stage today as regional ministers held crisis talks over a security crackdown that has drawn rare criticism from neighbouring nations.

Karachi
Former dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf has said ex-army chief General Raheel Sharif's intervention helped him in exiting Pakistan, indicating the powerful influence wielded by the military in the country's affairs.
Islamabad

In a rare rebuttal, a senior Chinese diplomat has denied allegations of corruption and unequal distribution of projects under the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and sought public support against "disinformation" campaigns targeting it.

Dhaka

Bangladesh security forces on Tuesday arrested two members of an Islamist militant group blamed for a deadly attack on a cafe in Dhaka in July in which 22 people were killed, most of them foreigners.

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