Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI
The Union government has permitted export of 8,424 tonne raw sugar under its tariff-rate quota (TRQ) to the US, S, which enables shipments to enjoy relatively low tariff. 
Mumbai

Sugar prices are expected to remain firm in the near term due to tight stock position following 9 per cent decline in production and steady growth in consumption, rating agency ICRA said on Monday.

Mumbai

Private equity firm Everstone Group has invested USD 35 million in city-based nutraceutical company - OmniActive Health Technologies.

Shimla
As many as 3659 industrial units have been established in the Himachal Pradesh during the last four years with an investment of Rs 3581.48 crore providing employment to 48422 youth, an official spokesman here said.
Mumbai

The rupee started 2017 on a weaker note and plummeted by a whopping 30 paise to 68.22 against the US dollar due to huge demand for the American currency.

NEW DELHI

Gold prices ended steady at Rs 28,300 per ten grams on the first trading day of 2017 on scattered demand from local jewellers.

However, silver declined by Rs 100 to Rs 39,300 per kg owing to reduced offtake by industrial units.

Beijing

China has reduced the share of US dollars in its foreign exchange basket and added 11 more currencies for measuring the yuan which lost about seven per cent value against US dollar last year becoming the worst-performing major Asian currency, a media report said.

Mumbai

BSE's India International Exchange at GIFT city will go live for trading post the festival of 'Makar Sankranti' later this month, and will offer only derivative products for the first six months at least.

Kolkata
Bandhan Bank Monday cut its Marginal Cost of funds Based Lending Rate or MCLR by 148 basis points to 10.52 per cent.
Mumbai

A day after SBI slashed its rate offering steeply, country's fourth biggest private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank Monday announced a cut of up to 0.45 per cent in its lending rates.

Mumbai

State Bank chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya Monday hinted that the mega merger of its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) could be pushed to the next financial year as it is still awaiting the government notification on the move.

NEW DELHI

Army chief General Bipin Rawat today said his force is prepared for a two-front war involving Pakistan and China simultaneously but emphasised on the need to look at cooperation and not confrontation with Beijing.

NEW DELHI

Sri Lanka will immediately release 51 Indian fishermen from its custody and has agreed to consider returning a large number of fishing boats while India will free three Lankan fishermen, as per outcome of a high- level meeting between the two countries on the vexed is

NEW DELHI

Continuing its attack on demonetisation, Congress today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tell the nation the amount of black money, counterfeit currency and terror financing unearthed since November 8, when the sudden move to withdraw high-value currency was anno

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today decided to hear afresh a plea seeking transparency and overhauling in the "opaque system" of designating lawyers as senior advocates.

NEW DELHI

In a relief for four journalists whom the Delhi High Court had held guilty of contempt in 2007 for articles in a tabloid about former Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal, the Supreme Court today set aside the verdict holding that it exceeded its jurisdiction in deali

Chennai

Senior AIADMK leader M Thambidurai today appealed to the newly appointed party general secretary V K Sasikala to become Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, saying the leadership in both the party and governance should be with the same person.

NEW DELHI

Does the non-applicability of any Constitutional amendment in Jammu and Kashmir without a Presidential order under Article 370 of Constitution make it non-obligatory for judges there to uphold Indian Constitution was the question before the Delhi High Court today.

Chennai

Days after a Madras High Court judge indicated that he may order exhumation of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's body, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said he was not in favour of it. "I am not in favour of it personally.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi Lt Governor's office has asked the police to act against fake Twitter handles in the name of Anil Baijal putting out misleading posts critical of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the elected government.

NEW DELHI

Service charge on a food bill is not compulsory and a customer can choose to have it waived if not satisfied with the experience, the government said on Monday.

Job seeker’s tale of woes
Report by: 
EOI BUREAU
The 49-year-old widow Shyni Jose wakes up to countless miseries every day. Since the sudden demise of the sole bread winner of her family, her husband, KY Jose, Assistant Sub Inspector in the Andaman and Nicobar Police Fire Services while in service in the month of August 2012, she someway manages her livelihood to support her three grown-up children.
Port Blair

The last date for receipt of admission applications for IGNOU programmes of  UG, PG, Certificate, Diploma Fresh Admission for January 2017 session has been extended up to Jan 16, 2017 without late fee.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7 to 11 cm) at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the next three days.

Port Blair

The President of Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma has expressed gratitude to the Hon’ble Lt Governor and the administration  for  announcing  operation of  chartered flight service  on Chennai-Port Blair-Chennai and Kolkata-Port Blair-Kolkata sectors

Port Blair

Pondicherry University Odd Semester Examinations Nov/ Dec' 2016 in JNRM postponed from December 6 to 9, 2016 due to inclement weather in A&N Islands have been re-scheduled by the Pondicherry University.

Port Blair
The Disaster Warning Sirens has been installed in the premises of Secretariat, DBRAIT, DSS Marine, Chatham Saw Mill (Forest Dept), Police Station Aberdeen, Police Station Pahargaon, Police Station Chatham, JNRM College, Port Blair, Fish Landing Centre, Junglighat, I
Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT
Lacking maintenance for a long time, the battered and pothole laden road network at Baratang in Middle Andaman has become a perpetual source of fret for commuters and other residents in the islands.
Report by: 
S XAVIER
Delay in construction of a building to facilitate medical treatment of Jarawas at Ferragunj has created resentment among the population of  Tushnabad and adjoining areas.
Port Blair
The cyclone VARDAH caused by depression which hit the Andaman & Nicobar Island.s during the first week of December 2016 caused extensive damage to properties due to wind, heavy rainfall, 'rater logging anC flooding in North & Middle Andaman District.

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