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Port Blair

As part of its Swachha Bharat Mission and Community Policing, the A&N Police in association with the Lions Club, Rangat, Middle Andaman jointly constructed a Public Convenience i.e.

Port Blair

A counselling on stress session for the students and parents of Class X appearing in board examination March 10, a helpline has been created by GSS, Namunaghar to counsel the students before the examination to reduce tension.

Port Blair

Surg Vice Adm Bipin Puri, VSM, PHS, Director General of Medical Services [DGMS] (Navy) visited the Andaman & Nicobar Islands recently.

Port Blair

The Employment Exchange conducted a Career Guidance-cum-Vocational Programme at Chouldari village recently in association with LIC and TVCS (Tech Venture Consultancy Service, Port Blair for the benefit of unemployed youths of Chouldari.

Author: 
Mrinal K. Biswas

Of all India’s group participations South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (Saarc) looked most promising with economic development programmes in the hemisphere and increasing importance of the same in international politics.

Author: 
Upendra Prasad

After the five phases of voting, campaigning in Uttar Pradesh assembly election has become more intense and murkier. Bahujan Samaj Party, the main opposition in UP Assembly is now openly asking Muslim voters to vote for its candidates. Earlier Mayawati used the word ‘minority’ for Muslims, but now she has freed herself from any hesitation. The ruling Samajwadi Party has now roped in Lalu Yadav to campaign for its alliance candidates after initial hesitation by Akhilesh to invite the charismatic leader from Bihar for addressing election meetings.

What West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said while introducing the West Bengal Clinical Establishments (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill 2017, in the State Assembly on Friday will find a ready response in every heart. Easy access to healthcare and education are the two basic needs of the people. Unfortunately in a profit-driven society, both hospitals and educational institutions have become money-spinning machines.

Mulayam dubs Modi as ‘thug’, Akhilesh ridicules
Report by: 
Agencies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held his road show for the second consecutive day in his Parliamentary constituency Varanasi to ensure that the BJP emerges victorious in the Assembly polls.

Attacker yelled ‘go back to your country’; Sikh rights group calls for hate crime probe, Sushma speaks to victim’s father
Report by: 
Agencies

A 39-year-old Sikh man in the US has been shot and wounded outside his home by a partially- masked gunman who shouted "go back to your own country", in a suspected hate crime incident that comes just days after an Indian engineer was killed in Kansas.

Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today expressed her concern after the Sikh man in the US was shot outside his home by a man who shouted "go back to your own country".

NEW DELHI

The Election Commission wants laws to be changed so that it can disqualify from contesting polls the candidates who do not clear their water and power bills.

Kolkata

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is all set to form employees' unions in the railway, banks and insurance companies in a bid to tap the huge workforce base in these sectors.

Kolkata

Fresh protests erupted at Bhangar in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district today following the arrest of a villager in connection with his alleged involvement in clashes which took place there last January over the construction of a power sub-station.

Srinagar

Two militants and a policeman were killed in a fierce gun battle at Tral in south Kashmir which lasted for nearly 12 hours.

NEW DELHI

Admitting to an instance of attempt to misuse biometrics data, the Unique identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Sunday said that the information on individuals enrolled by it is safe and secure.

Kahalgaon

46th National Safety Day was celebrated at KhSTPS on Saturday in a befitting manner.

Durgapur

Durgapur Steel Plant joined the nation in observing the 46th National Safety Day on Saturday.

NEW DELHI

The Finance Ministry has agreed in-principle to allow public sector banks to offer stock options to their employees from next fiscal -- a move aimed at retaining experienced hands with better incentives.

NEW DELHI

Industry body Nasscom on Sunday said that US' decision to temporarily suspend the expedited premium processing of H-1B visas will lead to process delays for Indian IT firms too.

NEW DELHI

As NPAs of public sector banks soared to a staggering Rs 6.8 lakh crore, the chairman of a key Parliamentary panel today favoured naming and shaming corporate houses which default on repayment of bank loans.

NEW DELHI

Foreign investments in the services sector increased 77.6 per cent to $ 7.55 billion in the first nine months of the current fiscal, helped by government steps to improve ease of doing business.

NEW DELHI

Railways plan to scout globally for advanced train wheel sensors at an estimated cost of Rs 113 crore to monitor maintenance needs of coaches, tracks and locos in advance for ensuring safer travels.

Boston

Prime Minister Narendra Modis vision of Make In India and US President Donald Trumps emphasis on Make in America are "not contradictory", Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has said.

NEW DELHI

Probability of an El Nino formation in 2017 has led to some worries about India's monsoon season, but exact impact on rains and crop production will not be solely dependent on this event, says a Nomura report.

NEW DELHI

Probability of an El Nino formation in 2017 has led to some worries about India's monsoon season, but exact impact on rains and crop production will not be solely dependent on this event, says a Nomura report.

NEW DELHI

E-commerce major Flipkart is looking to hire 20-30 per cent more people in 2017 compared to last year even as rival Snapdeal hands out pink slips to its employees.

Mumbai

Home appliances and consumer electronics company Panasonic India is aiming to capture 10 per cent market share in the washing machines segment in the next fiscal year on the back of new product launches.

Beijing

China on Sunday set its GDP growth target at around 6.5 per cent for 2017, down from last year's 6.7 per cent, as the world's second largest economy braced for further slowdown of its growth.

NEW DELHI

Companies will soon have to fill just a single common form to enrol themselves with retirement fund body EPFO and state insurer ESIC.

NEW DELHI

The Centre is likely to announce a hike of 2-4 per cent in dearness allowance for its about 50 lakh employees and 58 lakh pensioners later this month.

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