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Kolkata

In view of Non Interlocking work at Kharagpur, 58012 Chakradharpur-Adra-Howrah Passenger leaving Chakradharpur on Nov 18 will be short terminated at Adra and 58011 Howrah-Adra-Chakradharpur Passenger which was scheduled to leave Midnapur on Nov 19 will short originate

Kolkata

13151 Up Kolkata – Jammu Tawi Express will leave Kolkata station at 18.30 hrs. on 18.11.2017 instead of its scheduled departure at 11.45 hrs on the same date due to late running of the corresponding down train. (EOIC)

NEW DELHI

In a big win for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the Election Commission today recognised the group led by him as the Janata Dal (United), rejecting the claim of the Sharad Yadav faction over the party's name and election symbol.

NEW DELHI

The ED has issued fresh summons to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's wife Rabri Devi and his son Tejashwi Yadav in connection with its money laundering probe into the railway hotels allotment corruption case of the UPA-I tenure, official sources said today.

Patna

Medical services remained affected at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here for the second consecutive day today following a strike by junior doctors to protest assault on a fellow medical professional by kins of a patient.

NEW DELHI

The Congress today appointed former IPS officer Ajoy Kumar as its Jharkhand unit chief and Alamgir Alam as the CLP leader in the state.

Bhubaneswar

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage has launched a project to document the monuments of Prachi Valley in Odisha, where a civilisation believed to be earlier than that of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro, flourished on the banks of a river.

Isles journalists celebrate National Press Day 2017 with gusto
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Journalists from different publications here celebrated the National Press Day  at a prominent hotel in the city on Thursday. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, was the chief guest of the function organised by Andaman and Nicobar Media Federation.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

Commotion at Aberdeen bazaar caused gridlocks which left commuters exasperated on Friday after two separate incidents in different parts of the city.

Port Blair

The member of Home Ministry Advisory Committee,  Mr Vishal  Jolly, inaugurated the Urban Renewal Project at Junglighat in the presence of Mr Indra Pal Singh, Chairperson, PBMC and Smt Anusia Devi, Councillor Ward No-9 on Friday.

Port Blair

Air India Limited will operate new flights in the New Delhi-Port Blair-Vizag-New Delhi and New Delhi-Vizag-Port Blair-Vizag sector from January 1 to March 24, 2018.

Administrator’s Advisory Council meeting held
Report by: 
Agencies

The meeting of the Administrator’s Advisory Council, A&N Islands was held in the conference hall of Megapode Resort here this afternoon under the chairmanship of the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Admiral D. K. Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.).

Port Blair

The Annual Training Camp (ATC) 2017 of Naval NCC is underway from November  14 with arrival of more than 280 cadets, ANOs and Caretakers from all over A&N Islands at ITF Ground, Port Blair.

Port Blair

Chinmaya Mission Port Blair in collaboration with Komal Fitness Centre, Haddo organised  various programmes to celebrate Children’s day. The Divyang children of Brooksabad centre, their parents and staff were taken on an excursion cum picnic in cruise M.V.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, inaugurated two R.O Plants installed under the MPLAD Scheme one each at Bharatpur  and  Ram Nagar of Neilkendra Gram Panchayat at a total cost of Rs.

Port Blair

The schedule of the voice test and interview for candidates who cleared the written test for the selection of Casual News Reader-cum-Translators (CNRCTs) has been displayed in the notice board of All India Radio here at the main gate.

Port Blair

In 1985, by an Act of Parliament, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was established as a Central University, with national and international jurisdiction with a few thousand students in its initial period, now meets the educational needs of millions o

Port Blair

Distant Cautionary Signal No. I has been hoisted at Port Blair port. The general public  have been advised to take precautionary measures and contact the State Control Room, District Control Room and Emergency Operation Centres in case of any emergency.

Port Blair

The 4th Day of the 64th All India Cooperative Week Celebration was inaugurated on Friday at Humfreygunj, Panchayat Hall by Mr.

Port Blair

The South Andaman Teachers’ branch of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands condoles the untimely demise of Smt Anima Neelam Toppo, primary school teacher attached to Govt.

Author: 
Branko Marcetic

A year ago, on November 8, Hillary Clinton lost the presidency to Donald Trump. Ever since then, the Left’s refrain has been: “Bernie would have won.” In the face of pundit after pundit after pundit warning Democrats to embrace Wall Street, move to the center, and abandon policies like Medicare for All and tuition-free college, the Left has insisted that the only way to fight Trumpism is to to embrace an unapologetic message that appeals to all working people.

Author: 
Anjan Roy

On the first anniversary of demonization, it has been demonised. Politicians and commentators pointed out a litany of woes that afflicted India and its poor from the decision to cancel 85% of circulating currency bills. It has been held guilty by high-minded economists for the subsequent slow down of the India economy – to a mere 5.7% in the last as a culmination of the process of deceleration. It has been found useless as most of the cancelled currency had come back into the system through banks.

Pakistan has told China that it will build the proposed 14-billion dollar Diamer-Nhasa Dam (which is located in Pak-occupied Kashmir) on its own. It has declined China’s ‘offer’ of financing the project (which forms part of the ambitious $60-billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor) because the Chinese companies which were to build the project had set very tough terms for advancing loans. This is nothing new. Chinese companies do business in a businesslike manner. They advance loans on very rigorous terms.