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Amnesty flags concern over free speech, US condemns killing Linking murder to BJP unfortunate, baseless: Gadkari
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The Karnataka government today decided to form a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the killing of senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh, which has sparked nationwide outrage and protests.

Modi, Suu Kyi vow to combat terror, boost cooperation India to grant gratis visa to Myanmarese citizens
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India said today that it shares Myanmar's concerns over the "extremist violence" in the Rakhine state and urged all stakeholders to find a solution that respects the country's unity, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

Centre on Aug 8 directed all states to identify and deport all immigrants illegally staying there
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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

With the Centre directing all state governments to identify Rohingya immigrants from Myanmar illegally staying in the states, the West Bengal government is in a quandary on how to identify and deport them.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today directed all state governments to appoint a senior police officer as a nodal officer in each district to ensure that incidents of cow vigilantism are prevented and dealt with effectively.

Kolkata

Hitting out at critics for accusing her of Muslim appeasement, chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said she believed in taking care of all the communities.

Washington

President Donald Trump has nominated Kenneth Juster, a top economic aide and one of the key architects of the historic Indo-US civil nuclear agreement, to be the next US ambassador to India.

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ROOPA LALL

Enraged over unprecedented power-cuts, residents of Shiv Colony in Dollygunj and other adjoining residential areas stormed the office of the Junior Engineer, Electricity Site Office, Dollygunj, last night.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Modern Fish Market nearing completion

FLC inaugurated at Neil Island
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The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi inaugurated the Fish Landing Centre (FLC) at Neil Island on Wednesday. The Secretary (Fisheries), Mr Ramesh Verma, Chairperson, PBMC, Mr B.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

Activists from the Hindu right-wing groups claim that conversion of Hindus to other religion has become rampant in the Middle Andaman region in the past few months.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Acting swiftly on the news report published in The Echo of India’s edition dated September 6, the Municipal Councillor of Ward no. 1, Haddo, Mr Karunakaran deployed the sanitary workforce of the civic body to dispose of garbage abandoned in different parts of the region.

Take up need-based research work: LG
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As part of ‘Pratidan-Paying back to society’, a social initiative of the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Instiute of Technology (DBRAIT), an amount of Rs 2.20 lakhs was contributed by the students and staff of DBRAIT towards LG’s Relief Fund.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar AIDS Control Society organized a Voluntary Blood Donation (VBD) camp at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology here on Wednesday. Around 70 student volunteers donated blood during the camp, which was led by Dr.

Port Blair

To assess the ongoing Teacher Education programmes in the country, identify problems faced by the teachers and students and to examine the content, methodology and duration of the programme, a two-day National Workshop on Teacher Education” in collaboration with Counc

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have mourned the demise of Smt Zareena Bibi, wife of  Shamim Shah, Pradhan, Kannyapuram Gram Panchayat.

Port Blair

The Pradhan of Mannarghat Gram Panchayat, Mr O Bashir and Smt Kateeja Bibi felicitated and distributed certificates to 12 successful candidates of the one-year tailoring course in the Community Hall, Malapuram.

Port Blair

Along with other parts of our islands, Hindi Week is being held with various cultural and social activities in North & Middle Andaman too from  September 1  to 15.

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To mark the 100th year of Maha Samadhi of Shirdi Sai Baba, the Andaman Sai Seva Samiti (ASSS) has  organized a number of seva programmes throughout these islands from September. On September 3, the English version of Sai Gyaneswari Granth, written by Mr Rakesh Juneja, Chairman of Sri Sai Sumiran Trust, New Delhi, was released at Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, Bakultala.

Port Blair

“Saath Hai, Viswas Hai - Ho Raha Vikas Hai”, a photo exhibition, organized by the Field Exhibition Office, DAVP, Port Blair, got underway in the Community Hall, Tushnabad, South Andaman. Ms.

Port Blair

Mr R. Murugesan led a delegation to meet Dr. Sunny Shah, founder-president of International Human Rights Council at the Mumbai Chamber and discussed various vital and emergent issues regarding our islands. Dr.

Port Blair

To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita spread her teachings, 25 monks from Ramakrishna Ashram Sangha (RAS), West Bengal and other parts of the country led by Swami  Saradaathmanand, also revered as Madhu Maharaj, general secretary of Ramakrishna A

Port Blair

In surprise raids by Food Safety Officials, lead by the District Food Safety Officer, South Andaman to unearth storage and distribution dens of contraband tobacco products at Aberdeen village, Shadipur, Wimberlygunj and Bambooflat on September 5 and 6, FBOs belonging

KOLKATA/MANDI (HP)

The Central Marketing Organisation (CMO) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), has recently launched a countrywide rural awareness campaign aimed at increasing steel usage in rural India, which is a thrust area identified under the new National Steel Policy.

Durgapur

A two-day workshop on ‘Safety in Steel Making’ involving major steel producers of the country was organized by Durgapur Steel Plant today.

Kolkata

As a result of the massive ticket checking drive conducted by Eastern Railway all over its jurisdiction from  25 August to 31 August , 2017, altogether 45,809 persons were detected travelling without or with improper ticket and carrying unbooked luggage and an amount

NEW DELHI

As many as 89 projects of Coal India are running behind schedule due to reasons such as delay in green clearances and law and order problems, the world's largest coal miner said in a report.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha government and the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) will soon file a joint petition in the Orissa High Court to inform it about the settlement of the dispute between the two over the Paradip refinery.

Mumbai

Engineering exporters' apex body EEPC India has urged the government to intervene and push for release of at least 90 per cent of GST refunds to exporters immediately after the shipping bills are filed with the authorities.

NEW DELHI

Chinese handset maker Lenovo Wednesday said it is not worried about slipping on the pecking order in the hyper-competitive Indian smartphone market, instead keeping its focus on devices that meet consumer needs.

Hyderabad

An expert committee of the environment ministry has given green clearance to Rs 16,000 crore expansion of New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), to be carried out by its operator GMR Group.

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