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Report by: 
Durgadas Bandopadhyay

A day before the new Uttar Pradesh Government is going to take a crucial decision on waiver of farm loan, West Bengal today has declared exemption of agricultural tax in order to give relief to farmers of the state who had been hit hard by demonetisation and Kharif crop loss.

Modi condoles deaths, Security at Delhi Metro beefed up
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Agencies

At least 10 people were killed and 50 others injured today when an explosion ripped through a subway train in St Petersburg, the spokesman for the city's governor told Russian television.

NEW DELHI

In a strong reaction to attacks on African nationals, heads of African missions in India termed the incidents as "xenophobic and racial" and asserted that no known, sufficient and visible deterring measures have been taken by the Union government.

Kolkata

Truck operators in West Bengal today claimed that nearly 80 per cent truckers in the state have joined a strike called by its national body to protest hike in insurance and traffic penalties.

Bhagalpur

President Pranab Mukherjee today visited the excavated ruins of Vikramshila University here in Bihar and said he will talk to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the revival of the ancient seat of Buddhist learning.

NEW DELHI

The Union tourism ministry will seek legal suggestions to explore a "middle path" to solve problems being faced by hoteliers and restaurant owners following the apex court's order banning liquor sale along highways.

Kolkata

In infrastructure creation, Indian Railways has made a mark by creating a record during 2016-17. In the following area, Indian Railways progress sets a record which is the highest ever progress achieved in a single year i.e. 2016-17.

KOLKATA/MAURITIUS/SINGAPO

AGC Holdings Limited (AGC) Mauritius, a wholly owned portfolio company of Essar Global Limited (Essar Global), has entered into a definitive agreement with Capital Square Partners (CSP) to sell 100% of its stake for an undisclosed amount in ESM Holdings Limited, Mauri

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

SBI today announced the pilot launch of a distribution alliance with Cox & Kings Ltd for sale of travel prepaid cards in India.

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI

Bajaj Capital has appointed Rahul Parikh as the new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from today. Mr. Parikh has around 17 years of experience in financial services companies like Aditya Birla Money MyUniverse, Birla SunLife AMC and ICICI Prudential AMC.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Now pay, transact and withdraw money at your local kirana store with ItzCash’s Point-of-Sale machine. The company also announced further investment and scale up of its Point-of-Sale terminals.

Faridabad

First unit of (4x200 MW) Parbati HE Project, Stage-II, located in District Kullu, Himachal Pradesh has been successfully spun on March 31. Further tests of the unit are in progress.

Mumbai

SBI does not expect any negative surprises on the stressed asset front post-merger, which will be completed by May-end, its Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya said.

NEW DELHI

India and six other South Asian countries today pledged to improve intra-regional connectivity to boost trade and tourism as they eye USD 70 billion incremental GDP and 20 million jobs by 2025.

Udhampur (J&K)

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said work on projects worth Rs 7,000 crore would be started by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in the next two years in Jammu and Kashmir.

NEW DELHI

Tax evasion of over Rs 5 crore under the GST regime would be non-bailable offence with the police having authority to make an arrest without a warrant.

Melbourne

Indian energy giant Adani is planning to supply lower quality coal with high ash content to non-premium markets like India from its controversy-hit Carmichael coal and mine project in Australia's Queensland state, according to a media report today.

NEW DELHI

The institutions which fared well in the annual national rankings announced by the HRD Ministry will be provided with more funding, enhanced autonomy and other benefits, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Bhopal

Despite having an installed capacity of 18755 MW including that from Independent Power Producers (IPP), Madhya Pradesh needs to plug Aggregate Transmission and Commercial (AT&C) losses for providing cheap power to the end users, according to a top HPPPL official.

NEW DELHI

Infosys on Monday vehemently defended the hike in the compensation of its COO U B Pravin Rao, saying the revision was arrived at after benchmarking against peers.

Hyderabad

Backing Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy's view that pay hike to COO U B Pravin Rao was "not proper," the company's ex-director T V Mohandas Pai today said the salary in this case is "spectacular" but performance is not.

Stalemate over relocation of Indira market
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KURMA RAO

A major face off  is brewing in the North Andaman region over allotment of news commercial premises for occupants of Indira Market area at Mayabunder.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

In a major respite for those involved in the real estate business, the District Administration of South Andaman is likely to notify the Apartment Regulations soon. The much-awaited regulation was scheduled to be notified last year, but the initiative hit certain hurdles generating resentment in the mushrooming real estate business in these islands.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

The team of Rangat Police beat Diglipur Brothers in the finals of Rangat Premier League T-20 Cricket Tournament on Monday. Damodaran Pillai of Rangat Police bagged the Man of the Match award. A massive gathering of cricket lovers witnessed the finals of the tournament.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard based two ships, CG Interceptor Boats C-412 and C-150, at Hut Bay, Little Andaman on April 1 for enhancing vigilance and effective optimization of CG assets in the islands.

Port Blair

To accomplish the extended mandate of serving the island ecosystem research needs in agriculture and allied sectors of India, CIARI has spread its activities into Lakshadweep Islands.  Looking at the impressive progress made by CIARI in Andaman and Nicobar Islands ove

Port Blair

A  joint meeting of A & N Para-Veterinary Sangh affiliated to Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh was held recently at the State BMS Office for  re-constitution of the Sangh under the chairmanship of Mr Ashok Kumar, BMS state general secretary in the presence of Mr S.

Port Blair

The Agnikula Kshatriya Sangam, A &  N Islands, has expressed gratitude to the  Lt. Governor of these islands and the local administration for providing additional ship services between Port Blair and Vizag for the ensuing summer vacation.

Port Blair

Aam Aadmi Electricity Mazdoor Union (AAEMU) met recently under the chairmanship of Mr Sanjay Meshack. The meeting elected Mr Sanjay Meshack as chief patron, Mr Sandeep Chanda as president, Mr M Mustafa as vice president, Mr S.

Port Blair

Sree Ram Navami Mahostva will be celebrated with religious fervour on April 5 by Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram at the school playground of Govt. Secondary school, Junglighat.

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