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NEW DELHI

Congress members today forced a washout of the Rajya Sabha proceedings in the pre-lunch session, causing four adjournments, as they protested the alleged abduction of a Congress MLA by the Gujarat Police.

Mumbai

Sparks flew in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today as ruling BJP MLAs attacked Samajwadi Party member Abu Asim Azmi who has opposed a demand for making singing of Vande Mataram mandatory in schools and colleges in the state.

Party tally down to 511
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In a rude jolt to the Congress in Gujarat, three more of its MLAs resigned today taking the number of legislators who quit to six ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, for which the party has fielded its heavyweight Ahmed Patel.

Mumbai

The Maharashtra government will be approaching Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar to discuss ways to reduce the weight of schoolbags carried by students of CBSE and ICSE schools.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Potholes, stagnant water and poorly maintained passenger rest sheds - welcome to the city’s private bus depot, which sees hundreds of passengers every day. It takes several minutes for commuters to negotiate with massive craters starting from the entrance of the terminus and wade through stagnant water and filth to board the buses.

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ROOPA LALL

Telecom services remained largely affected in various parts of these islands on Thursday when employees of the Andaman and Nicobar Circle joined the nation-wide strike called by state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited demanding revision of pay and pension as recommended by the 3rd Pay Revision Committee.

Port Blair

The Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh chaired the meeting of the Home Ministry Advisory Committee (HMAC) associated with the Minister of Home Affairs for the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar in New Delhi on Friday.

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KURMA RAO

A family in remote Kalara village in the North Andaman region was displaced after fire raced through their home on Friday. The owner of the house that was gutted today in fire claimed that he suffered huge losses to the tune of lakhs in the mishap.

Port Blair

The Consumer Cooperative Stores Ltd will conduct special camps for registration of BPL families for issue of free LPG connections under Prime Minister’s Ujjwala Yojna in the city.

Port Blair

The Field Exhibition Office, DAVP here is conducting a photo exhibition titled “Saath Hai, Viswas Hai- Ho Raha Vikas Hai” at Govt. Secondary School, Ograbraj, South Andaman.  The exhibition was inaugurated by Mr Awadh Bihari, In-Charge, Govt.

Port Blair

An unfortunate accident was reported on Thursday when the katcha house belonging to M. Venu Gopal, son of Venkateshwar Rao, resident of Bambooflat was fully damaged due to fire incident that occurred on Wednesday at around 8 pm.

Port Blair

ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here in collaboration with Forest Range Office, Garachrama Range, A&N Forest Department organized the mass tree planting in the residential campus of CIARI on Thursday.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11cm) at isolated places over Andaman Islands in the next 24 hours.

Port Blair

The Department of Agriculture, South Andaman under Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) has organized “Kharif Campaign” in different villages of South Andaman w.e.f. 29 June to July 26. During the campaign various flagship programmes of Govt.

Port Blair

A two-day national seminar on “Empowerment of Women through Skill Development and Training: A Critical analysis of Government Policies and Programmes with special reference to Andaman & Nicobar Islands” organized by the Department of Home science in collaboration

Port Blair

The written Examination for Competitive and Common Recruitment Examination (CRE) to fill-up various Group ‘C’ Posts (Matric Level) in various departments will be held on July 29, 2017 at Nirmala Senior Secondary School here.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from July 29 to August 2, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council has implemented revised method of Property Tax w.e.f 01.04.2017 and special rebate of 10% is offered for early payment till July 31, 2017.  For the convenience of the city residents, the Council will set up a special camp at PBMC’s Wat

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has condoled the demise of Satyanarayan Singh, son of Late Babu Bhagwan Singh, resident of Junglighat and proprietor of M/s Uday Trading Company Limited.

Author: 
Varun Vohra

Risk is part of all our lives and we need to take risks to grow and develop. Similarly every industry in this fast paced world needs to manage risks effectively to evolve and minimize threats. Risk management involves identifying, analyzing and remediating risks to make sure organizations can work towards their goal seamlessly. Every organization has an enterprise risk management program in some form which is used to manage various technical, business and financial risks across different spheres in an organization.

Author: 
K Raveendran

Qatar has done remarkably well to hold out against the diplomatic and economic blockade enforced by its powerful neighbours, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The tiny Gulf nation, a description most detested by Doha, but done to death by all others, has even teased its  tormentors saying  it can go on forever and manage to live with  the embargo.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

As expected Ram Nath Kovind is the new President of India, succeeding versatile Pranab Mukherjee but he is not as multi-talented as the outgoing President. The change of guard at Rashtrapati Bhavan will have its consequences. The equation between the President and the Prime Minister has always been subject to considerable modification and negotiation after every of change of  player; and, though Rashtrapati Bhavan is not the rival centre of power, its occupant can be a source of irritation and frustration for any Prime Minister.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has resigned on the specious plea that he could not compromise with corruption, that his conscience was pricking him and it was no longer possible for him to continue in office because Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav had refused to resign even after being accused of corruption. The BJP, which was fully aware of what was in the making, responded promptly. The Prime Minister congratulated Nitish and the Bihar BJP chief Sushil Modi said his party was against a mid-term election.

House of CPM Secy's son attacked
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The BJP's Kerala unit office here was today vandalised allegedly by ruling CPM's youth and student wing activists, of which four, including a marxist councillor, were later arrested.
Police said five persons, who came on two-wheelers, hurled stones at the BJP office and damaged vehicles parked there with a baseball bat.

Chennai

amil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today said he believed that the warring AIADMK factions, headed by him and his predecessor O Panneerselvam, would unite.

Mumbai

The Maharashtra government would probe the opposition's allegation of sexual harassment of women prisoners in jails in the state, Minister of State for Home Ranjit Patil told the state Assembly today.

NEW DELHI

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today batted for revival of talks with Pakistan for resolving the Kashmir issue but said the neighbour's positive contribution is very necessary to "open closed roads" in the state.

Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami unveiled the State Environment Policy 2017 which has among its goals measures to tackle the impact of climate change.

Mumbai

Congress workers today disrupted shows of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Indu Sarkar", the film based on the Emergency imposed by the Indira Gandhi government in 1975, at several cinema halls in the state.

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