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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 w
Port Blair
The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar on Monday inaugurated the facility of cashless transactions at PBMC headquarter here this morning.
Port Blair
The Andaman and Nicobar State Coop Bank organised Golden Jubilee Cup concluded on Sunday with the final match between 15 Assam Vs United Sporting Club at Mini Stadium Wimberlygunj. Dr.
Port Blair

1(A&N) Indep Inf Coy NCC here is conducting a 10-day Annual Training Camp at Govt Senior Secondary School Bathu Basti for NCC cadets of A&N Islands from 9 January to 18 January.

Port Blair

As part of Islands Tourism Festival 2017 “Band of Artist” from mainland consisting of Mr. Abhishek Sinha Choudhury of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2007 finalist, Ms.

Port Blair
As part of Island Tourism Festival 2017, the Department of Agriculture in association with Agricultural Technology Management Agency will be organizing ‘Fruit and Vegetable Show’ in the ITF ground today.
Port Blair
The Directorate of Tourism is organizing ‘Mega Bollywood Show’ at Netaji Stadium on 11 January during the celebration of “Island Tourism Festival-2017”.
Port Blair
The District Administration South Andaman conducted a Block-Level Capacity Building Programme for enabling cashless digital transaction at conference hall of Panchayat Samiti, Prothrapur.
Port Blair

A 40-year old resident of Bargat Line is reportedly missing from his residence since 5 January. S Ramu, son of  S Narayan left home on that day for work after which did not return. His wife, S Laxmi has lodged a missing complaint at the Aberdeen Police Station.

Port Blair
Acting on a tip off on arrival and storage of contraband tobacco products by a food business operator, Mr Mohammed Fahim, son of Mr Mohammed Iqbal and resident of  Haddo who runs a dhaba opposite to Police Masjid at Supply Lane stored in the godown premises of HF Sh
Port Blair

Senior officials of BSNL, A & N Islands Circle, Mr Narayan Rao, Divisional Engineer Phones, BSNL Port Blair, Mr S.K Paramsivam, SDO, Phones, BSNL Wimberlygunj and  M. Kalai Selvi, JTO, Wimberlygunj visited Gram Panchayat Mannarghat on Tuesday.

Port Blair
The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from January 11 to 15.
Author: 
L S Herdenia

On an average, three farmers are committing suicide in Madhya Pradesh every day and the state has also the second highest deaths state wise in the country during pregnancy. With 625 deaths, MP is also fourth in student suicides I the country. What is worrying is that Madhya Pradesh records most suicides due to mental disorders - 1227 deaths. Apart, MP is second in the country for accidental deaths while Bhopal tops among megacities for crimes, rise in rapes and vehicle thefts.

Satellite images have confirmed the presence of Chinese nuclear submarines in Karachi port last year. Nuclear subs have several advantages over the conventional electric-diesel subs. First, they can launch nuclear missiles. Secondly, they can remain under water for a far longer period than the conventional subs. And lastly they are practically undetectable. In peace time, the primary job of submarines is intelligence gathering like photographing of ‘enemy’ naval installations.

Author: 
Devsagar Singh

At a time when domestic airlines are becoming unhelpful in pushing forward the Government’s regional connectivity scheme (RCS), the NDA regime has found a way that is bound to create tension among the Indian carriers. The government is considering allowing operational and management control to non-airline foreign entities after they put in 100 percent FDI in a domestic airline.

Satellite images have confirmed the presence of Chinese nuclear submarines in Karachi port last year. Nuclear subs have several advantages over the conventional electric-diesel subs. First, they can launch nuclear missiles. Secondly, they can remain under water for a far longer period than the conventional subs. And lastly they are practically undetectable. In peace time, the primary job of submarines is intelligence gathering like photographing of ‘enemy’ naval installations.

NEW DELHI

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament can call Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of demonetisation if it is not satisfied with the answers given by top finance ministry officials and the RBI Governor Urjit Patel, to whom a detailed questionnaire ha

NEW DELHI

Expressing concern over plight of temporary migrants abroad, President Pranab Mukherjee today called for upgrading of skills of those seeking jobs overseas saying this section contributes a major chunk to Indian remittance.

Says CBI has turned into Conspiracy Bureau of India TMC launches nation-wide protests
Report by: 
Agencies

Urging President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene to "save" the people from the "brink of disaster" following demonetisation, chief minister Mamata Banerjee today alleged that the Narendra Modi-led Union government had turned the CBI into the "Conspiracy Bureau of India".

Akhilesh camp seeks early decision on symbol, Mulayam asserts he is still party chief
Report by: 
Agencies

The factional war in the Samajwadi Party escalated today with the Akhilesh camp seeking an early decision on the disputed party symbol while the embattled Mulayam Singh Yadav asserted that he is still the party chief and has no differences with his son.

Kolkata

Congress' West Bengal unit today said those arrested by CBI in connection with the chit fund scam in the state had "looted public money", while the party's Central leadership has termed TMC MPs' arrests as "vendetta politics" to break Opposition unity on demonetisatio

Jammu
Three civilians working as labourers were killed today in a pre-dawn terror attack by militants on a General Engineering Reserve Force camp near LoC in Akhnoor sector of Jammu.
Islamabad

Pakistan today successfully test-fired its first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead up to 450 kms from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean, giving the country a "credible" second-strike capability, the military said.

Kolkata

TMC MP Sudip bandopadhyay, who has been arrested by CBI for his alleged connection with tyhe multi-crore Rose Valley Chit Fund scam  was today remanded to its custody till January 12.

NEW DELHI

Tamil Nadu today joined the UDAY scheme, meant for revival of debt stressed discoms, which would help the State save around Rs 11,000 crore during the 3-year turnaround period.

NEW DELHI

State-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon float tenders to put solar projects with 2,300 MW capacity on the block for auction.

JAIPUR

Projecting Rajasthan on growth trajectory, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday said the state capital is emerging as the next destination for startups for which the government is providing supporting environment.

NEW DELHI

Country's largest lender SBI has waived Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) on debit card transactions for all small merchants with annual turnover of up to Rs 20 lakh for one year.

Mumbai

Making trading in mutual funds more convenient for investors, top stock exchange BSE today announced the launch of the 'BSE StAR MF' mobile application. The app is currently available to android mobile users.

NEW DELHI

Dismissing concerns of slowdown due to demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said both direct and indirect tax collections have shown robust increase during the April-December period, indicating uptick in economic activity including manufacturing.

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