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With a focus on delivery as he prepares for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today handed key portfolios to ministers with "proven" track record and sprang a surprise by elevating Nirmala Sitharaman as the first full-time woman Defence minister.

Expelled GJM leader dares party chief to return to Darjeeling
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Expelled GJM leader Binay Tamag today alleged that he was receiving death threats and challenged party chief Bimal Gurung to come out of hiding and return to Darjeeling.

NEW DELHI

Nirmala Sitharaman, who landed the crucial defence portfolio in a major rejig of the Modi government, today said she was "overwhelmed and humbled" and would serve the country with something she was "constantly" thinking about.

Xiamen (China)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to hold a bilateral meeting on Tuesday, nearly a week after India and China announced resolution of the 73-day-long Dokalam standofAccording to officials, the two leaders are scheduled to hold

Xiamen (China)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today to attend the BRICS Summit during which he would look forward to having "productive discussions and positive outcomes" with leaders of the grouping to support the agenda for a stronger partnership among the member countr

Kathmandu

India and Nepal today began their joint military exercise in the western part of the Himalayan country, focusing on counter-terrorism and forest fighting operations.The exercise - Surya Kiran - was being participated by around 300 troops each side in Rupandehi distric

Mathura

Lauding the Modi government's handling of the Doklam standoff, senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader Manmohan Vaidya claimed today that the "prestige" of the country in the global arena had got enhanced after the withdrawal of Chinese forces.Vaidya, the 'Akh

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The Andaman and Nicobar Administration has expedited execution of its plans to offer respite to tourists visiting Baratang in Middle Andaman from bumpy rides on the Andaman Trunk Road.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Incessant rains during the last few months no doubt had contributed to the increased storage level in South Andaman’s Dhanikhari reservoir but it had also brought about hardship in the form of extensive damage to the city roads.

Port Blair

The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Dey has greeted the islanders on the occasion of Onam. In his message, Mr Dey wished peace and prosperity for the islanders.

Port Blair

Mr Vishal Jolly, state president, BJP, A&N Islands, has greeted the islanders particularly people from the Malayalam community on the occasion of Onam.

Port Blair

Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma, PCC president and all leaders of Congress Party have expressed  their heartiest greetings and best wishes to all the  islanders, especially the Malayalee people on the joyful occasion of Onam  which is the biggest and the most important harvest 

Port Blair

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Regional Centre- Port Blair will be celebrating the Teachers Day on Tuesday by carrying out academic activities at its office.

Port Blair

Assistant Director (Fisheries), Mohd.Tahir and Mr Abdul Salam will be the guest in the LIVE programme of All India Radio entitled Good Morning Port Blair to be broadcast on September 4. The topic of discussion will be ''Generating Employment through Fisheries''.

Port Blair

Under the Block Level Sports Meet the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat in collaboration with Karen Youth  Club, Webi organised Block Level Football Knockout Tournament on 2nd September,2017 at Netaji Mini Stadium, Mayabunder in which 08 teams from the area of Mayabunder, Bil

Port Blair

The president, ANTCC, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and all leaders of Congress Party have expressed deep condolence over sad demise of Janaba Aisha, aged 82 years, resident of Phoenix Bay mother of Mohd. Aslam, Ret, Dy. SP and Mr Simdari, Retd.

Kolkata

Siva Kumaravel, General   Manager,   Syndicate Bank, Kolkata   has   launched   a   CASA-home   Loan   and   MSME campaign today at Syndicate Bank Newtown Rajarhat Branch.

Kolkata

Gromax Agri Equipment Limited announced the launch of Trakstar, a range of 30-50 HP tractors, in Uttar Pradesh.

Kolkata

Panasonic India announced their festive offers for this year - ‘India Ka Tyohaar. Panasonic Ka Uphaar’, giving consumers the opportunity to celebrate the ongoing festival season by availing exciting offers and incentives on Panasonic’s wide range of products.

NEW DELHI

Infosys promoters, including iconic co-founders N R Narayana Murthy and Nandan Nilekani, have offered to sell as many as 1.77 crore shares worth up to Rs 2,038 crore in the company's Rs 13,000 crore buyback offer.

Kolkata

Chinese communications firm Transsion Holding has picked up 80 per cent stake in Spice Mobile as it aims to garner a larger marketshare in the fiercely competitive Indian mobile handset market.

Mumbai

After many years of a rough ride, Skoda Auto India expects over 30 per cent sales growth this year on the back of the momentum it has been witnessing of late and has set a target of 18,000 units volume by December.

NEW DELHI

GST aims at making the tax structure uniform across India but is bad for the already struggling art industry, which needs more incentives and opportunities to grow, says renowned artist Jagannath Panda.

Mumbai

Pharma major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries said its short-term outlook continues to be challenging and expects a single-digit decline in consolidated revenues for FY18.

Chandigarh

The Punjab government has made several policy decisions to ease the pressure on the real estate sector, including increasing to 3 years, from 90 days, the period for which delay in deposit of interest during the moratorium period can be condoned, an official said on S

NEW DELHI

The government on Friday issued an alert on spread of new malware 'Locky Ransomware' that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them.

Mumbai

The Indian Dental Association (IDA) has tied up with the Fortis Charitable Foundation (FCF) to initiate the Healing Smiles Foundation (HSF) to help underprivileged children who have cleft lip, cleft palate and other craniofacial anomalies.

NEW DELHI

The finance ministry has written letters to all heads of PSU lenders informing them the government's decision to set up a ministerial panel to facilitate consolidation in the public banking space.

NEW DELHI

Investor grievances pending with Sebi have declined nearly 18 per cent till March-end, with the markets regulator working on expeditious disposal of the complaints, according to the latest data.

Mumbai

With the number of residential project launches falling on the back of the implementation of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) from May 1, brokers are planning to focus on rental market to get more business, a recent survey said.

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