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NEW DELHI

Union home minister Rajnath Singh and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will brief leaders of opposition parties on the stand-off with China and the situation in Kashmir tomorrow, official sources said.

Stone hurled at him, alleges Gautam Writer, singer return award, NHPC shuts down Rimbi plant
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The agitators demanding a separate Gorkhaland today set aflame a GTA office, a railway station and a forest bungalow and damaged several vehicles amid the unabated violence and arson here in Darjeeling hills on the 29th day of the indefinite shutdown.

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Rabindra Nath Sinha

Exhibitors of Bengali films find themselves in a piquant situation because of  the incidence of the Goods and Services Tax they will have to bear despite the state government’s offer  of substantial relief from its share of  the GST.

Islamabad

Pakistan said today that it was considering a visa application of the mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav for a visit to meet her son who was sentenced to death by a military court.

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KURMA RAO

In a first, Pahalgaon Panchayat in North Andaman executed a rural road project under Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS). The road measuring around 760 mtrs was completed at a cost of about Rs 37 lakh will benefit more than 400 villagers in the area.

Port Blair

The Press Information Bureau, Port Blair will be organizing a day-long Media Workshop ‘Vartalap’, an interactive session with the media persons.  The workshop will be held in 3 parts viz. inaugural session, technical session and interactive session.

Contest to hone skills of local talents to achieve big in natnl, international events: CS
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The 26th National Under-25 Chess Championship-2017 got underway in the auditorium of Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya (JNRM) here on Thursday. The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar inaugurated the Championship as the chief guest.

Port Blair

The Department of Orthopaedics at ANIIMS, GB Pant Hospital has started performing surgeries for treating bone and soft tissue tumours with excellent results.

Port Blair

The Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai paid tribute to Late M Dilli Rao, Gunner of 51 Field Regiment (Artillery), who laid down his life fighting insurgents in Assam on 13th July 2002.

Port Blair

The Communist Party of India (Marxist), Andaman and Nicobar State Organizing Committee will conduct week-long campaign in the islands on various issues/demands related to the people.   Street corner meetings will be conducted at various places of South Andaman and Por

Port Blair

The AYUSH wing of DHS conducted free Health Camp of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy systems on Wednesday at Panchayat Samiti Hall, Namunaghar.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.3 meters between 17:30 hours on 13-07-2017 to 23:30 hours of 15-07-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Port Blair

In the matches played on Thursday in the Inter School Football knockout tournament for U-14 Boys and U- 17 (Boys & Girls), GSS South Point rout MS RGT road by six goals to nil, MS Nagar Palika beat GSSS School Line by 3-2 and GSSS Prothrapur defeated SSS SSVM by t

Port Blair

Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.

Port Blair

To improve Police-Public relation and to increase community outreach, the A & N Police Fire service conduct a training program at Police Fire service Training Centre, Fire Service (HQs), Aberdeen Bazaar here from July 17 to 21 from 3.30 pm to 5 pm.

Port Blair

The general body of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Telugu Pastors Fellowship (ANITPF) met recently at AELC Emmanuel Luthern Church, Anarkali here. The meeting elected Rev. G David Raju as President, Pastor D Joshua as Vice President, Rev.

Kolkata

JSW Cement launched its first Priority Dealer Store in West Bengal, Kolkata today. The launch took place in their first Priority Dealer Store - Mondal Enterprise situated at Krishnapur, Hanapara.

Kolkata

ICICI Pru Life, has come out with an innovative health insurance product which provides financial assistance for the treatment of heart diseases and cancer.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Axis Bank announced its collaboration with Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) to facilitate trade with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Rs 50k fine for waste dumping
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The National Green Tribunal on Thursday passed a slew of directions to rejuvenate River Ganga, declaring as 'No-Development Zone' an area of 100 metres from the edge of the river between Haridwar and Unnao and prohibiting dumping of waste within 500 metres from the river.

Mumbai

India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Thursday reported a 5.9 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs 5,945 crore for the April-June quarter, hit by currency volatility.

Hyderabad

Economic growth has to be inclusive and not at the cost of education, environment and health, Niti Ayog member V K Saraswat said here on Thursday.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that challenge to any order passed by the special court during pendency of trial in coal scam cases will be entertained only by it.

NEW DELHI

The group of ministries set up to decide on the modalities for Air India disinvestment is yet to hold its first meeting, panel member and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday reached out to private players for the creation of new design wagons to cater to market demands.

Mumbai

The Maharashtra government is planning to come up with a fresh set of guidelines for the effective implementation of the loan waiver scheme for farmers, an official has said.

Mumbai

Gold prices eased by Rs 5 per ten grams at the bullion market on Thursday due to muted demand from jewellers and retailers, even as the metal strengthened overseas.

Mumbai

Bolstering its strong defence against the beleaguered dollar, the rupee on Thursday appreciated by another 9 paise to end at a near one-month high of 64.45 amid a dovish shift in Fed expectations.

NEW DELHI

The Reserve Bank is keeping a close watch on transactions involving cryptocurrencies, Governor Urjit Patel is understood to have told the members of the Parliamentary panel on finance on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI

In a push to digital payments, state-owned lender SBI will cut charges on electronic transfer of funds through NEFT and RTGS by up to 75 per cent from Saturday, benefiting nearly 5.27 crore customers, a release said on Thursday.

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