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Cong sees victory of democracy, VHP criticises Centre’s move
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The Information and Broadcasting Ministry today withdrew its contentious press release on fake news after a directive from the Prime Minister's Office

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today said it will consider in detail the Centre's review petition against its March 20 judgement on the SC/ST Act but declined to keep in abeyance the directions passed by it to deal with the issues of arrest and sanction under the special law

Cong president questions PM’s silence
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The BJP and the Centre today reached out to Dalits in the aftermath of their violent protests asserting that at every juncture they stand "shoulder to shoulder" with the community and accused the Congress of fuelling tension in the society with an eye on elections.

Jaipur/Bhopal

A day after violent protests by Dalits, several members of other castes today hit the streets in Rajasthan over the damage caused on Monday, state home minister Gulab Chand Kataria said.

Kolkata

West Bengal has emerged as the number one state in the country in terms of employment generation in the rural areas, chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 10 lakh each to the next of the kin of 39 Indians who were killed in Iraq, official sources said.

Mumbai

Hindi is flourishing in Mauritius and the island nation boasts of a number of publications, TV and radio programmes in the India-origin language, said a litterateur.

NEW DELHI

On his first visit to Delhi after the TDP pulled out of the ruling NDA, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today met leaders of several opposition parties and allies of the BJP, including Veerappa Moily of the Congress, Sharad Pawar of the NCP and Harsi

NEW DELHI

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has probed 23 cases related to dreaded terror group ISIS in which 81 people have been arrested and 39 are absconding, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

NEW DELHI

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley was today once again appointed as the Leader of the Rajya Sabha following his re-election to the House. The 65-year-old Jaitley's term had ended on Monday.

NEW DELHI

The Union government announced today it will not conduct any re-examination for Class 10 maths paper despite an alleged leak of the question paper.

NABARD RO achieves spectacular performance in 2017-18 fiscal
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The Andaman and Nicobar Regional Office of NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) has achieved record performance and healthy growth in these islands during the financial year 2017-18.

Port Blair

The benefit of leave encashment, gratuity, and Transport Expenses granted to 765 employees of ANIFPDCL was held up by the cooperation. Consequent upon the receipt of the information through the employees of corporation and also Mr.

Port Blair

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, AVSM, VSM, Vice Chief of Naval Staff, will be on a four- day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Islands from April 4. The VCNC will be briefed on operational and infrastructure aspects of the Command.

Port Blair

A 5 MW Power Plant has been commissioned with effect from April 1 to bridge the gap of 6.5 MW delivered by the power plant of M/s SPCL before its closure on the 1st of this month.

Port Blair

Mr. Vishal Jolly, state president, Bharatiya Janata Pary, A&N Islands in a recent letter to the Home Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh, has drawn his attention to the ‘unabated population influx and its destructive socio- economic impact on these islands’.

Port Blair

In a simple function held in the chamber of the Chairperson PBMC, the Council bid farewell to Mr. S. Narayana Rao, fitter (Water Supply Divn.) who retired from his services after more than 30 years.

Port Blair

Acting on credible information received on April 1 at JPP J/Tang about one person carrying huge quantity of IMFL and travelling towards Rangat, Sub Inspector R. Sreenivasan, I/C JPP Jirkatang No. II along with HC/K.

RANGAT

Rangat Police apprehended one Debasish Dhali son of Basudev Dhali (24) yrs resident of Parnasala recently for committing theft in a Garage at Hawamahal, Rangat. On the basis of written complaint from Mr. Murugan son of Mr.

Port Blair

In a first, the Department of Tourism is jointly organising the much awaited “Island Tourism Festival 2018 with Flea Market” from April 18 to 22 in association with other Govt. departments at Marina Park including Girls School Complex, Port Blair.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from April 4 to 8, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

A Telephonic consultation service by ICAR-CIARI for the welfare of the farmers in Andaman & Nicobar Islands has started with the following numbers viz., 1800 345 3193 and 03192 252221 from Monday to Friday on all working days from 11 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 

Port Blair

Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast a LIVE phone -in programme ‘Doctor Babur Samipe’ in Bangla tomorrow. The topic of discussion is ‘Diabetic ulcers’. This programme will be broadcast LIVE from 5.30 to 6 PM. Senior Resident Dr.

Kolkata

A container train on Tuesday left for Bangladesh from the Majherhat station here in a trial run which is likely to soon turn into a regular service to meet the growing demands for faster and safer transportation of goods between India and its neighbour.

NEW DELHI

Apportioning blame to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) over the PNB loan fraud , Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary Tuesday said there had been "no apparent audit" by the central bank during the period of the scam.

NEW DELHI

Facing allegations of wrongdoing in the loan extended to Videocon Group, ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar has pulled out of the annual session of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) to be held this week, where she was to be felicitated by President Ram Nath Kovind, ac

London

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Tuesday proposed selling rolling TV channel Sky News to Disney in order to finally seal control of pan-European satellite broadcaster Sky.

NEW DELHI

The railways has registered a healthy growth in revenues from ticketing last fiscal despite competitive prices on offer from airlines and without raising fares, official data shows.

NEW DELHI

No bureaucrat will be entitled to ISD facility on residential telephones from the government, though only secretary-level officers can have such facility on their office landline phones, Finance Ministry guidelines stated.

Mumbai

Profit margins for bulk tea producers, particularly in north India, is likely to improve in the just-concluded financial year on firm price trends from August 2017 to January 2018, a report said on Tuesday.

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