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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi and discussed a host of bilateral issues and ways to step up the pace of high-level interactions to improve the relationship.


After weeks of uncertainty, the CPI(M) today unanimously elected Sitaram Yechury its general secretary at its 22nd party congress here. His election to the post for the second time was approved by the Left party's newly-elected 95-member central committee.


The Centre's new draft rules governing the country"s coastline have evoked a mixed reaction in Goa where environmentalists expressed concern over the norms while shack owners said their business will get a boost.


With a view to have better interaction with people of Uttar Pradesh based in other countries and boost the department's image abroad, the state police is going to start country-specific Twitter handles.


The Congress today released its second and final list of five candidates for the Karnataka assembly polls, while replacing six contenders.

Bedi rejects charge
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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy has accused Lt Governor Kiran Bedi of posing hurdles to the implementation of welfare schemes, an accusation she rejected, saying as the territorial administrator she works for the "people and not for vested interests".


A court in Baghpat district has sentenced the head of a local mosque to 10 years of imprisonment for abducting and raping a 15-year-old girl in 2016.

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A 45-year-old woman died after she fell, and was run over, while trying to board a moving train here, railway police said.


Fourteen Naxals were today killed in an encounter with the police in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, a senior official said.

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Madhya Pradesh is one of the states in the country where infant mortality, child mortality and malnutrition are very high. Reducing infant mortality and child mortality has been a challenge for the government. Still expected success has not been achieved, although IMR (Infant Mortality Rate) and CMR (Child Mortality Rate) have come down in the last few years.


FCI Workers Union which is an all India Union celebrated 50 years of service alongwith 40th Annual Conference of Paradeep Port and Dock Mazdoor Union, 33rd annual conference of All India Food & Allied Workers’ Union, 21st annual conference Petroleum Product Handli


As a part of its endeavor towards clean and green energy, South Eastern Railway has continued to provide solar power system to meet  energy consumption  for its future requirements as well. This is a unique concept yet effective in saving time and energy.


A study conducted by the HCFI, a National Health NGO has revealed that about 5-10% of the population surveyed experiences symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation or incomplete evacuation.


Gestational diabetes is a common condition that develops during pregnancy and affects about 5 million pregnant women in India. In this condition, the body cannot make and use all the insulin needed during pregnancy.


The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) will start a heritage tour down the Hooghly from April 28.


Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today lauded the efforts of Nitish Kumar government in tackling Naxalism in Bihar, saying the number of Maoists incidents in the state has come down to less than half since 2013.


The victory of Rabri Devi along with two other RJD members and son of former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi in the biennial elections to the Bihar Legislative Council has brightened her chance of getting the status of Leader of Opposition in the upper house.

CM to inaugurate today
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An imposing equestrian statue of Veer Kunwar Singh, known for his heroics in the 1857 Mutiny, has been shifted from a public roundabout to the historic Hardinge Park here, which will be inaugurated tomorrow.


Four people were killed today when two trucks collided on National Highway 57 in Bihar's Purnea district.


Two minor girls drowned in the Dagrain river in Patna district today, police said.


Police today seized 150 cartons of foreign liquor worth around Rs 20 lakh from a truck in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.


29 gold bars weighing one kg each were recovered from a person who was arrested from Muallungthu, about 17 km from here, a Customs official said today.

Now commercial license not required to drive LMVs with ‘yellow’ board
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Unfazed by the recent attack of the opposition parties over selling pakodas as an instance of job-creation, the Union Government led by Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, remains focussed on self-employment opportunities and job creation for which the government has launched several schemes for the unemployed across the country.

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The members of MNREGA Employees Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands will hold a two-day cease-work from April 24 to press for their long pending demand of wage revision.

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Incomplete Dollygunj-Minnie Bay road work trouble commuters

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The two-day Annual Conference of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association (NGGOA), Andaman and Nicobar Islands was held recently. During the conference, Mr P.

Island Tourism, Cultural Festival ends
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The five-day Island Tourism & Cultural Festival-2018 concluded with a valedictory function held in the Govt. Girl’s Sr. Sec. School auditorium on Sunday. The Lt. Governor, Admiral DK Joshi PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) was the chief guest of the function. The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar was the guest of honour. The Lt.

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In a first, Coral Safari launched parasailing in Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Saturday. The Secretary, Tourism, Mr Ramesh Verma, inaugurated the adventure sport at Corbyn’s Cove in the presence of delegates and general public.

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The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai  Sharma  has invited the attention of the Lt.

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Under the influence of High Energy Swell Waves, rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture in to the sea during next 48 hours.