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Hunt on for LeT commander Abu Ismail
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Security agencies engaged in anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir have been told by the Centre to implement security plans with full vigour.

NEW DELHI

A "highest alert" has been sounded across Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the killing of seven Amarnath pilgrims by militants, the Union home ministry said today.

Sends PLA personnel to man 1st overseas base in Indian Ocean region
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China said today that it was willing to play a "constructive role" in improving relations between India and Pakistan, especially after the increased hostility along the LoC, saying the situation in Kashmir has attracted "international" attention.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked all chief secretaries to work expeditiously towards ensuring that all traders register under the GST regime before August 15, a PMO statement said.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today asked the Union government to convey its position on whether it was considering a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe into the recent communal strife at Baduria in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

Kolkata

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sougata Roy, who was called by CBI to appear today to face interrogation related to the Narada tapes case, did not turn up at the investigation agency's office at Nizam Palace here.

DARJEELING

Darjeeling was incident-free today as the indefinite strike for a separate state of Gorkhaland entered its 28th day.

Over 10,000 have enrolled themselves during this time
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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

The riots at Basirhat in North 24 Parganas district that ravaged the area for three days from July 3,  has brought to the fore one interesting fact. That the BJP party unit has seen a major surge in its membership in the last one month.

Kolkata

The Enforcement Directorate today interrogated Trinamool Congress MLA and Kolkata Municipal Corporation deputy mayor Iqbal Ahmed in connection with the Narada tapes scandal.

Kolkata

Left Front took out a rally in Kolkata today against rise of communalism in West Bengal and appealed to all to maintain peace and harmony. The rally was led by LF chairman Biman Bose, CPM state secretary Surya Kanta Mishra and other left leaders.

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SUBRATA

Hundreds of villagers of Nimbutala in Middle Andaman and adjoining villages staged a chakka jam agitation at Nimbutala Junction on Wednesday.

Port Blair/New Delhi

The Supreme Court  on Wednesday granted exemption to Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Arunachal Pradesh in north-east from its ban on sale of liquor within 500 metres of National and State Highways.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Heavy rains since last night has left many low lying areas in the city particularly Mohanpura inundated throwing normal life out of gear on Wednesday. Heavy rains swamped the streets and flooded the clogged drains forcing the rain water to enter homes and commercial outlets.

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ROOPA LALL

The Pahargaon Police have solved a theft case in record 24 hours. Acting on a complaint filed by one Sanjay Baraik on Tuesday, a resident of Garacharma, claiming burglary in his home and loss of household property worth around Rs 15,000, the police team jumped into action.

Port Blair

A 20-day short term course on ‘Digital Cinematography’, organized by the Directorate of Tourism, A&N Administration and Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune got underway with its inauguration by the Secretary (IP) Dr. A.K.

Port Blair

One hundred fifty seven (157) SD, SW & JD NCC cadets accompanied by PI Staff, ANOs and Care Takers of Army and Air Wing witnessed the weapon display conducted by 15 BN Assam Regiment at Bathubasti school ground  on Wednesday.

Port Blair

NABARD, Andaman & Nicobar Regional Office, Port Blair celebrated its 36th Foundation Day on Wednesday in its office premises.  Mr Anindo Majumdar, Chief Secretary, A&N Administration was the chief guest on the occasion, which also marked the 25th anniversary o

Port Blair

In response to the nationwide implementation of GST, Andaman & Nicobar Event, Tent-Decorator and Caterer Welfare Association (ANETDCWA), Port Blair, affiliated to the registered body All India Tent Dealer Welfare Organization (AITDWO), New Delhi, is organizing a s

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11cm) at isolated places over A & N Islands in the next 48 hours.

Port Blair

Steps-Aid India (NGO) started a Free Career Guidance Orientation Programme and coaching classes from July 10 at its Austinabad Centre for the unemployed youth belonging to poor financial background, those whose are intended to appear for various recruitment examinatio

Port Blair

As a part of month-long celebration of 68th Vanamahotsava, 2017 a rally was organized by the Havelock Forest Division from the Jetty, Govinda Nagar-01 to the premises of Forest Campus, Govinda Nagar-03, Havelock recently. Shri. M.

Port Blair

An Integrated Pest Management Training & Demonstration Programme was organized to create awareness about the IPM practices among the farmers under the  Farmers’ Field School in Rice was inaugurated by Central IPM Centre (CIPMC) at Wandoor Gram Panchayat Hall on We

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair is organizing National Youth Volunteers Induction Training from July 12-26 at Youth Hostel here in which altogether 26 National Youth Volunteers from Nehru Yuva Kendras of Campbell Bay, Car Nicobar, Diglipur, Rangat and Port Blair  ar

Port Blair

The Inter-School Football Knockout tournament for U-14 (Boys) and U-17 (Boys & Girls) is being organized by the Directorate of Education.

Kolkata

As a result of the massive ticket checking drive conducted by Eastern Railway all over its jurisdiction from 23 June to 06 July, 2017, altogether 85,332 persons were detected travelling without or with improper ticket and carrying unbooked luggage and an amount of Rs.

Kolkata

South Eastern Railway has taken steps for smooth implementation of New Tax System i.e.

Mumbai

The prices of petrol and diesel are set to come down in Maharashtra as the government has decided to slash the state surcharge levied on petroleum products.
State food and civil supplies minister Girish Bapat gave this information here on Tuesday.

Kolkata

Godrej has decided to reduce the price of its locks as tax burden gets eased by five to seven per cent post Goods and Services Tax (GST).

NEW DELHI

Industrial output growth slumped to 1.7 per cent in May from 8 per cent a year-ago due to poor performance of mining and manufacturing, and may put pressure on the RBI to cut interest rate in its policy next month.

NEW DELHI

Retail inflation hit a "historically low" level of 1.54 per cent in June on dip in food items like vegetables, pulses and milk products, which may prompt the Reserve Bank to go in for rate cut next month.

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