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NEW DELHI

Seeking arrest of BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his controversial remarks made at Meerut in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, JD(U) today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to set an example by expelling him from the party, saying it is a big test for him.

NEW DELHI

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today lauded former Tamil Nadu chief minister late J Jayalalithaa for her "ability to grasp intricate subject quickly" and appreciated "Amma" for supporting UDAY scheme during his meeting with her in July last year.

NEW DELHI
Demonetisation will have a "very significant adverse effect" on the country's GDP and will be an issue in the upcoming assembly elections in five states, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today.
NEW DELHI
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to implement the new tuberculosis protocol saying if the drug combination is the same then why can it not be given on a daily basis instead of thrice a week.
NEW DELHI

A Yashwant Sinha-led civil society panel has suggested "improving" the human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir and initiating talks with all stakeholders including separatist groups like Hurriyat Conference.

NEW DELHI

Delhi Congress today alleged that both the BJP and AAP government were equally responsible for the ongoing strike by EDMC sanitation workers, charging the latter with less allocation of funds which resulted in a shortfall of around Rs 1,600 crore to the civic body.

Bengaluru
Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy was today cross-examined in a city civil court in connection with the solar project cheating case during which he replied to about 30-odd questions.
NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today refused to give an urgent hearing on a plea seeking a direction to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) employees to end their indefinite strike, which began from January 5 due to non-payment of salary. "Why today?

Thane
The family of a senior company manager, who was mowed down by a tanker, has been awarded compensation of Rs 55.17 lakhs for the accident that took place on Shilphata-Mahape road in 2014.
NEW DELHI

Private schools running on Delhi Development Authority land have decided to move court against newly announced guidelines for nursery admissions, even as parents' struggle to get their children enrolled continues.

Panaji

Goa Forward Party has objected to awarding of a beach cleaning contract to a private agency and asked the Tourism department to come clean on it.

Patna

JD-U president and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today sought to scotch speculation over his delay in reviewing the outcome of demonetisation, saying the party would scrutinise scrapping of notes on January 23 and come out with comments after January 24.

Patna

With RJD and Congress resenting Lalu Prasad not being given a seat on the dais during a Prakash Parv event, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today said he did not plan the seating arrangement.

Kolkata

BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha's car was today blocked by a group of Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers when he went to Hooghly district to visit party leader Krishna Bhattacharya whose house was attacked by alleged workers of the rulling party recently.

Bhubaneswar

Expressing concern over acquisition of land for development projects without paying adequate compensation, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today said the Odisha government required to make efforts for improvement of health, education and the socio-economic

Ranchi

Though five persons still remain missing in the December 30 open mine collapse in Jharkhand, Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) authorities have called off the rescue operation, an official said today.

Ranchi

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday claimed that efforts by security personnel led to containing extremist activities by 40 per cent.

Balasore/Bhubaneswar

Two Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel were suspended in connection with the alleged thrashing of a differently-abled man at Balasore station in Odisha after railways minister Suresh Prabhu ordered a probe into the incident.

Bhubaneswar

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) executive director B P Burma for allegedly taking bribe to pass a tender.

Report by: 
NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

At a time when demonetization process is supposed to be completed and citizens anxiously waiting to reap the benefits of demonetization, the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), A&N Islands has raked up the issue. To oppose this move of the Modi led NDA government, the Congress Party today fielded its Chief Spokesperson, Mr.

Port Blair

The fishing boat Fahima Faheda (IND/AN/SA/MM/1013) which was missing from Port Blair since 12 December last year has been traced at Sri Lanka and Indian Coast Guard is working with A&N Administration and Sri Lankan authorities for safe return of the boat along wit

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

To ensure better connectivity in Campbell Bay, two senior BSNL officers toured Campbell Bay. Issues and problems relating to connectivity faced by the people of this remote location were reviewed. BSNL decided to install two BSNL towers, one at RPRS colony and another at Gandhi Nagar.

Port Blair

In order to provide direct Marketing Opportunities to the SHG’s, Farmers, Marginal artisans and MSMEs a buyer seller meet called   “ANDAMAN BAZAAR” will be organized from 17th January, 2017 to 22nd January, 2017 at ITF Ground by Industries Department, Andaman & Ni

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas on 10.01.2017 from 8 am to 11 am hours for installation of new transformer.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Social Welfare (DSW) organized a series of camps in the month of December 2016 for the redressal of complaints with regard to the disbursement of Old Age Pension, Widow Pension, Destitute Allowance and Disability Allowance with the active support fr

Through this Scheme, banks also got an opportunity to tap the saving potential of the common man. Apart from this, provision has also been made that accounts opened under this scheme are connected with mobile phones so that account holder can directly get information about transactions in their accounts.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

India will be participating in the coming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as a full member in the middle of 2017 after the completion of the procedural full membership formalities.

A team of scientists of the California University have claimed to have received unusual and rare cosmic radio wave bursts coming from a dwarf galaxy some three billion light years away from the Earth. There is speculation whether these waves were sent by some extra-terrestrials. As light moves at the velocity of 1,86,282 miles per second (and Einstein has put a permanent ban on anything in the Universe moving at a velocity higher than that of life) finding the actual distance of this dwarf galaxy in miles (or kilometres) will be a mind-boggling exercise.

Report by: 
EOI BUREAU
The long wait of islanders to listen to one of the most popular Prime Ministers of the country is likely to be over this February. As vowed by the Lt. Governor of these islands and the Member of Parliament, in exclusive interviews to The Echo of India, Premier Narendra Modi is expected to visit these islands in the first week of  February.
Report by: 
S XAVIER
An Anganwadi Centres in Manpur, South Andaman stands testimony to the official apathy towards the effective implementation of the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) in the district. Seeing the dilapidated state of Anganwadi, one would not imagine even in the distant dreams to send their children here.

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