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Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar seems to be undecided whether to support or oppose the BJP-led Centre. When Modi announced notebandi in November last year, Nitish was the only non-BJP leader to have come out in open and unequivocal support of the decision. “I support demonetization as I am convinced that it will help in the fight against black money”, he said. Later, however, he retracted from his earlier stand and criticized the note ban as a step taken “without preparation”.

Bangkok

Thailand's king signed a new military-backed constitution today that strengthens the army's hand in government and puts the country on the path to polls after three years of junta rule.

Ankara

Turkey said today the autopsies of three Syrians killed in an attack in rebel-held northwestern Syria confirmed that chemical weapons had been used by President Bashar al-Assad's regime, state media reported.

Beirut

Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has killed 33 young men in eastern Syria, close to the border with Iraq.

Paris

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said today that "a day will come when international justice will give its verdict on Bashar al-Assad who is massacring his people."

Moscow

Russian law enforcement officers today killed four suspects accused of gunning down two traffic cops this week in an Islamist-linked attack in the southern city of Astrakhan, officials said.

Brussels

EU President Donald Tusk will meet British Prime Minister Theresa May in London later today, his office announced, as the two sides prepare for tough Brexit talks.

Moscow

A homeless Russian man lost his hand today when a homemade device placed in a bag near a school exploded in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don, said Russian authorities cited by local media.

Melbourne

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today said he will use his first trip to India to further strengthen the bilateral ties and discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "enormous opportunities" for collaboration in areas like trade and security.

New York

Nikki Haley, the tough-talking and blunt US Ambassador to the UN, was heckled during an annual summit on women here as she spoke about President Donald Trump and Russia.

SEOUL

South Korea has successfully test-fired a home-developed ballistic missile with a range long enough to hit any part of North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported today.

Washington

US President Donald Trump has told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that Washington will continue to build its military capability to take on the threat posed by North Korea's repeated nuclear arms tests.

Islamabad

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said he will visit China next month to attend the 'Belt and Road Forum', a key initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Sydney

China called off a visit by two Australian politicians after it took offence to a letter that called on it to address allegations of human right abuses, two sources familiar with the planned tour told Reuters on Thursday.  The members of parliament, one from the rulin

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M SURESH KUMAR

In a big relief to devotees of Ayyappa Temple, Haddo, the Calcutta High Court has asked the Andaman and Nicobar Command to allow uninterrupted access to the religious place located on defence land.

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KURMA RAO

Numerous rescue acts by the fighters of Andaman and Nicobar Police, Fire Services being the guiding force, the Forest Department of the UT Administration now appears to be ready to take over the mantle of fatal rescue missions involving the wild particularly venomous reptiles.

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ROOPA LALL

Sharp hike in renewal fee for Arms licence has generated criticism for the UT administration.

Port Blair

JNRM is a premier educational institution of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and has been recently accredited with Grade "A" by NAAC. The college is affiliated to Pondicherry University and offers 18 UG & 9 PG courses in various disciplines.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council will organize camp on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (HFA) to identify and enrol eligible beneficiaries in Ward No.

Port Blair

The Gauri Shankar Classical Dance Academy, Bathu Basthi will celebrate its 10th annual day "SOPANAM-X" at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Auditorium on April 8 at 5.30 pm. Dr. R.

Port Blair

The Annual General Body meeting of the Rangat Branch of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association was held recently at Panchayat Samiti Hall, Rangat. The meeting was presided by Mr V.Adiakkan,vice-president of the branch.

Port Blair

The Jan Kranti Party (JKP), Andaman & Nicobar has objected to the enforcement of attestation of application forms as well as certificates for the appointment of mazdoors in the Forest Department. In a letter, the party president, Mr K.

Port Blair

The Adhyaksh Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey handed over the keys of Bolero Camp Fish Transport Vehicle (FTV) to Mr Allahuddin resident of  Ograbraj from South Andaman District under the scheme “Subsidy for procurement of Fish Transport Vehicle” of

Lucknow

80 percent attendance may soon become compulsory for students of classes IX to XII of Uttar Pradesh government schools while a bio-metric attendance mechanism will be put in place for teachers.

Chennai

Superstar Rajinikanth has said that Kamal Haasan is the angriest person he knows but his brother Chandra, who passed away recently, could keep his temper in check.

KANPUR

A clash erupted in Akbarpur town of Kanpur Rural district after members of a community objected to a Navratra procession changing its traditional route to pass through a minority-dominated area.

NEW DELHI

A special court today directed Delhi Police to expeditiously complete the probe in a rape case in which sacked Delhi minister Sandeep Kumar is the accused.

NEW DELHI

The Congress today attacked the AAP, saying while the party has promised to abolish house tax, the Shunglu committee has found that the Delhi government had itself allowed MCDs to impose property tax on unauthorised colonies in 2015.

NEW DELHI

The domain name 'Googlee' has gone to search engine major Google as the Delhi High Court held that it was registered in bad faith, and not a coincidence, by an entity.

NEW DELHI

The Anti-Corruption Branch today told a special court that further probe in a case involving Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal for alleged irregularities in the recruitment process is going on.

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