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Reiterates her demand for a national govt at the Centre
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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, the most vocal among all the political leaders of the country against note ban and who repeatedly called for the removal of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, today exhorted all political parties to form a `national government' at the Centre with a senior BJP leader like L K Advani, Arun Jaitley or Rajnath Singh taking the lead.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today asked the West Bengal government whether it was amenable to an inquiry by CBI into the Narada sting tapes to establish if any offence was committed, to which the state objected.

Lucknow

Efforts for reconciliation in the Yadav family appeared to be gaining momentum with Shivpal meeting his nephew Akhilesh today for the first time since the split in SP on Sunday even as the Chief Minister's camp claimed to have "signed" support of 212 of the 229 party

Lucknow
With Akhilesh Yadav gaining upper hand in the power game in Samajwadi Party, Congress seems to be moving closer to an alliance with the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh to keep Muslim-Yadav equation intact.
PM, Sonia, Mamata condole death
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Agencies

Veteran actor Om Puri, known for his unforgettable performances in cinema classics like "Ardh Satya", "Aakrosh" and "City of Joy", passed away at his residence here this morning after a massive heart attack.

Dhaka

Nurul Islam Marzan, one of the key figures behind the 2016 Gulshan café attack, has been killed in a gunfight with the police in the Bangladesh capital, a senior police officer said here on Friday.

Guwahati

Trinamool Congress will launch a three-day nationwide agitation against Centre's demonetisation exercise, party vice-president and MP Mukul Roy said today.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court on Friday brought curtains down on the contempt proceedings against its former judge, Justice Markandey Katju, as it accepted an unconditional apology tendered by him.

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EOI CORRESPONDENT

Heavy rains lashed Car Nicobar for the past three days, flooded several villages and paralyzed normal life in the region. The heavy downpour left low lying areas in the region inundated. Mudslides, loss of property and crops have been reported from many hamlets of Car Nicobar for the past few days.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

It’s not just bad roads or drunken driving that are causing road accidents at Rangat and adjoining areas in Middle Andaman. Stray cattle and canines too have become a potential threat for motorists, especially in arterial stretch of the Andaman Trunk Road.

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BALRAM SINGH

Incessant rain over the past few days has triggered landslides, inundated low-lying areas and uprooted trees in many parts of the Great Nicobar Islands. According to reports, landslides have occurred in many area block traffic and causing loss to property, while tree crashing incidents over houses has been reported from some area.

Port Blair

The 350th birth anniversary of the 10th and last Guru of the Sikh faith, Guru Gobind Singh, was celebrated in the Islands’ along with other places yesterday. The Police Gurudwara, Aberdeen Bazar celebrated the day by organizing a number of programmes. The Lt.

Port Blair

The Director, ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, Dr. Sibnarayan Dam Roy has been conferred the Fellow of the Prestigious National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FNAAS), New Delhi with effect from Jan 1, 2017.

Port Blair

In a major accomplishment, the Port Blair Municipal Council will go cashless from Jan 9, 2017.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (07-20 cm) at isolated places over Nicobar Islands in the next 48 hours.

Port Blair
As part of Memorandum of Understanding signed between the A&N Administration and Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Government of India, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, ICCR is deputing one International Cultural Group from Kazakhstan to perform at
Port Blair

Hookworm disease is one of the most common parasitic roundworm infections of the intestines.

Port Blair

During the Island Tourism Festival (ITF) 2017, the Department of Agriculture in association with National Horticulture Mission will organize a 'Flower Show' on Jan 10 at ITF Ground, Port Blair.

Port Blair

The Electricity Department of the Andaman and Nicobar Administration has filed the petition for Approval of True up for FY 2012-13 & FY 2013-14, Provisional True up for FY 2014-15, 'Annual Performance Review of FY 2016-17 and Determination of Tariff for FY 2017-18

Port Blair

Mr Yashvi Parekh, Dr. Varun Parekh and their family members have expressed gratitude to the special squad of PS Aberdeen for their excellent and dedicated work in solving the burglary case in their residence on last month in a record time.

Port Blair

The Govt, of India has launched a new initiative the "Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Mantritiva Abhiyan (PMSMA)" to ensure quality antenatal care to pregnant women in the country.

Port Blair

Under the RCH programme, a Health Camp will be organized at Community Hall Manpur, Tushnabad on Jan 7 from 9.30 am by the Directorate of Health Services, A&N Administration. Specialists from G.B.

Port Blair

The Annual Athletic Meet of Govt. Boys' Sr. Sec. School, Middle Point was held on Friday in the school premises. The chief guest, Mr Mr B Eswar Rao Chairman declared the meet open in the presence of Smt Protima Banerjee, Councillor, Ward no.

Port Blair

The ICAR - Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI) conducted two Kisan Gostis viz. Kisan Ghosti on spices cultivation and Kisan Ghosti on poultry production at Malapuram under Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (MGMG) scheme on Farmers’ day last month.

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended at Bhatu Basti area complete, Laxmi Motor Area, Pathergudda, Setlite Colony, New Pahargaon, Agency House, Garacharama complete & 5 MW Solar Power Plant area on Jan 7 from 8 am to 11 for maintenance of Garacharama Sub Station.

Port Blair

Chinmaya Mission here will organize week-long Satsang (Pravachan) on the first chapter of Bhagwat Geeta from Jan 8 to 14, 2016 from 6 pm to 7 pm in the Mission’s auditorium. Swami Vishveswar Chaitanya will conduct the satsang, a release says.

Port Blair

The Central Board (EPF) in its 215th meeting held on 19 December 2016,decided to launch a special campaign from 01.01.2017 to 31.03.2017 to enroll left out eligible workers for bringing them under the social security umbrella of EPFO.

Port Blair

YMCA Port Blair will organize an Open Table Tennis Tournament for Junior U-16 Boys on Jan 14 from 9 am in the multipurpose hall of YMCA. Players will have to submit their entries before Jan 12 at 5 pm along with Aadhar Card for age-proof.

Port Blair

As part of the Makara Sankranti 2017 celebration, the Andhra Association here will organize Group Dance, Chess and Carrom competitions in the Junior and Senior categories, Rangoli and Musical Chair contest for ladies from the Telugu community.

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have condoled the demise of Mr Purushottam Lal Vashishtha, former Assistant Secretary (Hindi), A & N Administration and father of the Editor of Hawk Eye, local daily, M

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