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BJP finishes as second in most places as Left and Cong fail to open accounts
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The Trinamool Congress (TMC) swept today the municipal polls in West Bengal capturing all the seven civic bodies while the BJP finished second in most places relegating the Left to the third position.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Union government was taking steps to uproot corruption that had become institutionalised, and promised more measures to ease the common man's problems.

Rahul coins 'Sach Bharat' to counter Modi's 'Swachh Bharat'
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More than a dozen Opposition parties joined hands today to call for a united fight against the BJP with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi taking the Union government head on and accusing it of not fulfilling its promises.

Bareilly

Madrassas in Bareilly area which defied the UP government order on unfurling the national flag and singing the national anthem on Independence Day may face action, including under the stringent National Security Act (NSA), a senior official said here.

Kolkata

A city court today discharged GJM supremo Bimal Gurung in the Madan Tamang murder case and directed that charges be framed against 47 other accused.

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Durgadas Banerjee

In order to contain the damages caused by the break-up between RJD and JD-U so that the rally called by RJD at Patna on August 27 can really emerge as a major platform for anti-BJP forces, efforts have been started to broker a patch-up between RJD chief Lalu Prasad and JDU chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.

DARJEELING

The police arrested two women GJM activists here today for their alleged involvement in violence and arson that rocked the hills in June.

Kolkata

West Bengal CID today summoned senior CPM leader Gautam Deb in connection with some objectionable remarks he had allegedly made against West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee in April.

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KURMA RAO

Albeit complaints from the automobile industry about rise in adulteration of fuel across the country and diktat issued by the Apex Court to employ technology to prevent fuel defilement, fresh reports have poured in from the remote headquarter region of the North and Middle Andaman district about damage caused to several vehicles in the area after refueling at the AN

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ROOPA LALL

India’s newest Hindi news brand, News 1 India, launched its operation in these islands on Thursday. The Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar, launched the channel, which will telecast news pertaining to these islands on prime time daily, in the presence of the Chairman, News 1 India, Mr A S Rawat.

Port Blair

The Minister of State, Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Krishan Pal Gurjar arrived on a visit to these islands in connection with Nava Bharat Manthan programme on Thursday. Senior BJP leaders and workers received the Minister at airport.

Port Blair

The logo for the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya here was launched by Smt Tanvi Garg, Secretary (Edn), A & N Administration on Monday.

Port Blair

NABARD, Andaman & Nicobar Regional Office, Port Blair will celebrate World Honey Bee Day on Aug 19 to create awareness about bee-keeping and uses of its products including honey among farmers and  general public.

Port Blair

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

Port Blair

The South Andaman Educational Zone will organize week-long programmes comprising sports, cultural programme for the teachers and staff as part of Teachers’ Day 2017 celebration.

Port Blair

Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur organized Swachhta Pakhwada from Aug 1-15, 2017 at Diglipur zone. Various activities like Oath taking ceremony by the students of Govt. Secondary School, Ramnagar, essay writing competition  at Yushuva Covent School, Subashgram and Govt.

Port Blair

As per the instructions of the Govt. of India and ICAR- ATARI, Kolkata, the KVK, Nimbudera, ICAR-CIARI will organize “New India Manthan-Sankalp se Siddhi” programme on Aug 19 at Karmatang Community Hall-10 from 10 am.

Port Blair

The last date for submission of application for admission to Two Years B.Ed. degree programme for the academic session 2017-18 in Tagore Govt.

Port Blair

The Convener of Aam Aadmi Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mr Sanjay Meshack, has urged the Lt.

Port Blair

The Andhra Association here will felicitate students from Telugu origin, who topped the CBSE Class XII and X examinations this year and other persons for their contribution in various fields like social, cultural and retired person.

Port Blair

The Mahatma Gandhi International School here celebrate its 13th Annual Day on the theme ‘Contribution of Defence to our Nation’ on Aug 19, 2017 from 5.30 pm at Dr BR Ambedkar Auditorium at Aberdeen Bazar.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.5 meters between 17:30 hours on 17-08-2017 to 23:30 hours of 19-08-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Kolkata

Luxury homes bought by Indians in London in the March ending quarter of 2017 were significantly cheaper as compared to the same period last year courtesy the strengthening value of the Indian Rupee (INR) against the Great Britain Pound (GBP) according to the Knight Fr

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI

Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister for Railways dedicated Madhupur-Giridih Green Corridor by video conferencing from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi, today.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Village Financial Services has been awarded as the 'Most Promising Micro Finance Company in India” in the 7th Business Leader Summit and Awards 2017 by WorldWide achievers held in Mumbai recently.

Kolkata

Srei Equipment Finance Limited (SEFL) plans an initial public offering (IPO) of its equity shares, resulting in a dilution of up to a maximum of 25% of the post-issue paid-up equity share capital.

During their maiden meeting Modi and Trump agreed to deepen engagement in energy sector
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The first shipment of American crude oil worth USD 100 million will reach India next month, with US President Donald Trump promising to be a "reliable, long-term supplier" of energy to India's developmental needs.
The shipment of crude oil to India comes nearly two years after the then US president Barack Obama lifted the 40-year- old ban on its export.

Pvt sector executives too to be considered
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No lobbying, "allotment" on the basis of merit-cum-performance and enlarging the employment pool to include the private sector are some key initiatives taken by the Centre for top-level recruitments in public sector banks, the personnel ministry has said.

Bengaluru

Infosys, India's second-biggest software services exporter, has said it will consider a proposal for buyback of its equity shares at its meeting to be held on August 19.

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