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Congress may have made a slew of promises to woo young voters in Uttarakhand, including an allowance to unemployed youths, to shore up its chances but the number of those without work has nearly doubled in the state during the past five years of its rule.


After Dhari area in Nainital district, suspected Maoists painted slogans in Someshwar in Almora today calling for boycott of the February 15 Assembly elections in Uttarakhand.


Noting that next five years are as vital for Uttarakhand as they are in the growth of any 16-year -old, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked people to vote out the government which had "tainted the name of Devbhoomi" and replace it with one that could translate At


Jawans should approach the internal grievance redressal mechanism of the BSF, instead of taking to the social media to voice their problems, DG, BSF KK Sharma said here today.


Governor C Vidyasagar Rao need not necessarily take into consideration the claim of AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala that she is enjoying the support of majority of party MLAs so as to be invited to form the government in the southern state, former Tamil Nadu Gov


A section of AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to party General Secretary V K Sasikala today dismissed media reports and allegations from the Panneerselvam camp that they were being "detained" at a resort near here, and asserted that they were "free".


Close on the heels of paper leak in Bihar State Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) test for clerks, a TV sting today exposed a purported shady deal in the ongoing recruitment of fourth grade employees in civil courts across Bihar.


Union minister of state for rural development Ram Kripal Yadav today sought clarification from Odisha government on the central assistance given for different welfare schemes and accused the ruling BJD of "looting" public money.


A youth was arrested today after he stabbed and killed his grandmother, severed her head and threw it in the nearby jungle in a fit of rage, the police said.


The Supreme Court today imposed a cost of Rs 10 lakh on Bihar Assembly lawmaker for resorting to frivolous litigation over the veracity of a newspaper article that had appeared more than 22 year ago.


A day before the first phase Assembly election begins in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow, Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque Syed Mohammad Nurur Rahman Barkati today appealed to the people to support the SP-Congress alliance, accusing the BJP and the RSS of trying to win the election


A 40-year-old man allegedly hacked to death his wife and two minor children, injured two other minors and commited suicide in Seraikela-Kharswan district of Jharkhand today, a police officer said.


A man was killed by suspected Maoists in Birangatta village near the pilgrim town in Maoist-hit Giridih district in the early hours today, police said.


Metro rail service in the city was partially disrupted for nearly two hours this morning after an AC rake was halted due to a technical snag putting commuters into trouble.

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Feud over property turned tragic for a family in the Middle Andaman region. A 35 year old resident of Rampur village here bludgeoned his elder sibling on Thursday with a machete over some domestic issues in the early hours yesterday. The spat also caused grievous injuries to Dinesh Biswas, the assailant, who is now under treatment at GB Hospital here.

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Unidentified mobile user booked for stalking

Issues fitting instructions to carry out development activities
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The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi visited PBMC Ward no.10 & 11 on Friday. He was accompanied by the Chairperson PBMC, Mr B. Eshwar Rao, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, Secretary, PBMC, Mr Yashpal Garg, Chief Engineer, APWD, Mr Mathura Prasad, Secretary, Education, Smt Tanvi Garg, Councilor Ward No. 10, Smt.

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Local Congress leaders staged a massive protest in front of the civic headquarters here on Friday flaying action against shopkeepers in the Mohanpura market area.

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The Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in association with the Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs, A&N Administration, will be conducting the ‘Make My Trip’ Andaman Marathon-2017 on Feb 12, 2017. The Lt Governor, A&N Islands, Prof.

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The valediction of the three-day workshop on ‘Financial Literacy for Women Students” organised by the Department of Home Science, JNRM with the financial support of NABARD, Port Blair was held on Friday.

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The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, A&N Islands and the Department of Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Port Blair has organized a Consumer Awareness Camp at Panchayat Hall Sippighat, South Andaman on 8th February 2017 at 10.30 AM.

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The Department of Electricity has issued a general safety instruction to be followed by the Electricity Licensee as well as consumers as per CEA Safety Regulations 2010 and 2011.

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South Andaman Police in its continue efforts on cracking down on the burglary cases, has once again solved a burglary case registered at PS Aberdeen vide FIR No.

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Power supply will remain suspended in some areas on Feb 11 from 8 am to 2 pm for carrying out H.T.  and L.T. line clearance work and maintenance of T&D system at various places in South Andaman area keeping in view the ensuing examinations.

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The Port Blair Municipal Council will organize a camp on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (HFA) at Ward No 18 from Feb 13-15, 2017 in the Community Hall of Garacharma.

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The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Feb 11-15, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast bright sunshine hour in the next five days.

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The District Health Society, South Andaman in collaboration with Andaman Sai Seva Samiti conducted a de-addiction programme on “Drug Abuse” at GDMS (Secondary) on Friday. Altogether, 180 students of the school attended the programme. Dr.

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The new office bearers of the Institution of Engineers (India), Andaman & Nicobar State Centre here elected for the period 2016-18 has been approved by the headquarters of the Institution situated at Kolkata. Er. D.

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Considerable importance is being given to almost a week-long stay of RSS chief Dr. Mohan Bhagwat in Madhya Pradesh. According to newspaper reports, Dr. Bhagwat may review the performance of the government and the BJP.

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The USA president Donald Trump will rewrite the history of America and the world through his new found vision "America First". Though he is accused of pushing America to isolation, Trump is unmoved in his assertion as he nurses that during last 70 years, precisely during 8 years of presidency of Barrack Obama, America has lost much of its credibility.