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Mamata asks people not to listen to agitators
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The West Bengal government offices here recorded "normal" attendance although some stray incidents were reported during Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)-sponsored indefinite bandh in Darjeeling hills which began today.

DARJEELING

The ongoing political unrest in Darjeeling will hit hard tourism in the area and the pinch will be felt in the coming days, tour operators here said today.

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Durgadas Bandopadhyay

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said it was promoters and builders who were behind the agitation against installation of  power grid at Bhangar in South 24 Parganas district.

NEW DELHI

With mounting demands from farmers for loan waiver, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said states will have to find funds for it from their own resources -- virtually ruling out any funding from the Centre.

NEW DELHI

In his first visit to the US after the new administration took over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks with President Donald Trump on June 26 on a range of issues, including India's concerns over possible changes in H1B visas.

NEW DELHI

Amid ongoing tension between the two neighbours, India today released 11 Pakistani prisoners and handed them over to authorities of that country at the Wagah border post.

Truth about manufacturing sector
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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

At a time when the state government is claiming vigorously that investments worth thousands of crores of rupees are coming to the state, a reality check by Echo of India in the manufacturing sector which is the main source of employment generation, has revealed a pathetic picture of the industrial scene.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today rejected the pleas of industrialist Ashok Todi and three others seeking the dismissal of charges against them in connection with a CBI probe into the alleged suicide of computer graphics teacher Rizwanur Rahman.

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EOI BUREAU

While the UT administration time and again vows to address the concerns of the local media, a small step, if considered, will prove to be of immense benefit for the struggling media industry here.

Port Blair

The depression over northwest and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of about 30 kmph in past six hours, intensified into a deep depression and crossed Bangladesh coast near Khepupara between 0430 and 0530 hours IST of today, 12t

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ROOPA LALL

Police has registered a case against the Divisional Forest Officer of Diglipur for allegedly molesting female employees posted in the division. Sources claim that the DFO has been facing such accusations for the past one year. However, female employee working on daily rated basis mostly from poor families remained silent for fear of being terminated from the job.

Port Blair

Acting on a tip off recently, the local police party headed by Sub Inspector Madhab Halder, SHO, P.S. Bambooflat stopped one vehicle bearing registration No.

Port Blair

An unfortunate incident was reported on June 11 wherein one person namely, Sujan Gain (35 yrs.), son of.

Port Blair

Shri Tamradhwaj Sahu, MP, Pradesh Returning Officer (PRO)   and Shri V.K.

Port Blair

The Ambassador of Swatch Bharat Mission, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Padmashree Naresh Chander Lal visited Community Health Centre Diglipur and inspected the Wards, toilets, kitchen and the dumping place of CHC Diglipur last Friday. He also interacted with Dr.

Port Blair

The monsoon has already set over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and in view of inclement weather conditions, the line faults are inevitable resulting in disturbance in power supply for which the staff of Electricity Department work round the clock to resume the suppl

Port Blair

In order to sensitize people about disasters and also to assess and enhance disaster preparedness, a Mock Exercise on earthquake followed by tsunami was successfully conducted at Havelock today, which was jointly by NDRF, Directorate of Disaster Management and Distric

Port Blair

An impressive farewell parade in the honour of Mr Rajesh Malik, the outgoing DGP was held at Police Lines, Parade Ground.  Mr Malik laid the wreath in the Martyr’s Column at Police Lines.

Port Blair

The State president, BJP, Mr Vishal Jolly, Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray and other leaders of the party have mourned the demise of Nepal Ch. Das, resident of Ferrargunj and a senior party worker. He was 62 and passed away on Monday at GB Pant Hospital.

Port Blair

Centre of Indian Trade Unions, Andaman and Nicobar State Committee  organized a mass dharna from 9am to 04 pm, after dharna a massive procession and public meeting today at Port Blair  demanding settlement of  various demands of the workers working in government and p

NEW DELHI

The government is "very close" to firming up a resolution mechanism for stressed and stalled thermal as well as hydro power projects, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

NEW DELHI

Union Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete today said he will take up the issue of lowering the 43 per cent tax rate on hybrid vehicles under GST with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

NEW DELHI

The government today said that the mines ministry is closely working with its law counterpart to evolve an enabling framework which would result in auction of offshore mineral blocks quickly.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court has termed as "fallacious" an argument that the new provision of the Income Tax Act making Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns, is discriminatory and creates two classes.

Bhubaneswar

The Railways will soon replace the conventional coaches of the Puri-Ahamedabad Express and the Puri-Howrah Express with Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches to improve passenger safety.

NEW DELHI

With ordinance in place, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the RBI is at a fairly advanced stage of preparing a list of borrowers where NPA resolution is required under the insolvency law and action on this front is expected soon.

Kolkata

Strides Shasun today announced that it has received approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for Amantadine Hydrochloride Tablets 100 mg. The product received approval in 15 months under the new GDUFA regime

Mumbai

ATM manufacturer NCR today said the controversial demonetisation exercise impacted its business in the country with revenue growth slowing down to 8-10 per cent from the earlier up to 18 per cent levels.

NEW DELHI

Industrial production growth slipped to 3.1 per cent in April due to poor show by manufacturing, mining and power sectors coupled with lower offtake of capital goods and consumer durables.

Mumbai

A day after agreeing in principle to waive loans of farmers with certain riders, the Maharashtra government today decided to disburse the crop credit through public sector banks in 16 districts where district central cooperative banks are in red due to financial misma

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