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NEW DELHI

Rahul Gandhi has all the right qualities to make an "excellent" prime minister, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said Sunday, even as he emphasised that the issue of PM candidate is likely to be decided after the 2019 polls "collectively" by the party and its all

Lucknow

Amid speculation over alliance with Mayawati's BSP in run up to the national polls, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav Sunday said there will be a confluence of thoughts in Uttar Pradesh and very soon people will know about it.

Chennai

A counsel for a Commission of Inquiry probing the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa has alleged in a petition that Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan colluded and conspired with Apollo Hospital and "inappropriate treatment" was provided to her, so

Agra

Farmers in rural hinterland of Uttar Pradesh's Agra district have locked up herds of stray cattle, especially cows, in schools and other government buildings alleging that the bovines are destroying their crops, amid a spate of such incidents in the state.

NEW DELHI

Most states have maintained silence on a draft bill which seeks life in jail for public servants convicted of torture.

Lucknow

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav Sunday alleged that the police officers in Uttar Pradesh are following the 'Thoko Neeti' (encounter policy) of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to avoid getting transferred.

Jammu

Taking time out from its busy schedule of safeguarding borders and continuous anti-insurgency operations, the Army has conducted over 900 civic action programmes across Jammu region this year with the focus on youth and poor population living in far flung areas.

Aurangabad

Maoists shot dead the uncle of a BJP MLC, set a house and 10 vehicles on fire in Bihar's Aurangabad district, a senior police officer said on Sunday.

Bhubaneswar

Biting cold tightened its grip over Odisha with the mercury plummeting to 3 degree Celsius in the tourist destination of Daringibadi in Kandhamal district, making it the coldest place in the state on Sunday.

Berhampur

Annual bird census in Chilika, the biggest brackish water lake in the country, is slated to be carried out on January 4, a senior forest officials said.

Guwahati

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) president Atul Bora Sunday said the party plans to strengthen the base by focusing more on women, farmers and youth in 2019.

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh was given a permanent battalion of the National Disaster Response Force on Saturday and chief minister Pema Khandu laid the foundation stone for the 12th battalion headquarters at Hollongi, near here.

Dumka

A man in his early 30s has been arrested for allegedly impersonating top government officials for the last two years, police said on Sunday. The accused has been identified as Nirmal Sah, the police said.

Bhubaneswar

An Executive Engineer was arrested by anti-corruption vigilance sleuths in Odisha's Deogarh district for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 21,000 from a contractor for release of final payment for construction work done.

Patna

All 116 police stations in Patna and Nalanda districts will have a petitioner response officers from now on, the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, Central Range, Patna, Rajesh Kumar, said on Saturday.

Puri

A constable of Odisha police was suspended for allegedly misbehaving with a minor girl inside the Jagannath temple here on Saturday, a top officer said.

Kolkata

A 1,000-pound aerial bomb dating back to the World War-II era has been unearthed at a dock here during routine dredging operations.

Kendrapara

Carcass of a 12-foot-long albino estuarine crocodile was retrieved from Khola riverbed in Bhitarkaika national park in Odishas Kendrapara district, a Forest official said on Sunday.

Chirang

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that great civilisations in the world have grown on the bank of the rivers and Assam is blessed to have been located on the bank of the mighty Brahmaputra and Barak.

Ranchi

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday said that 2019 will be the year for eradicating poverty in the state. "...

Renames 3 islands *NSC Bose Deemed Varsity *Announces Lakhwadweep & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Development Scheme *Seeks report on rural conditions in two weeks
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ROOPA LALL

 

Inaugurates ITI & Modern Sports Complex, pay homage at Tsunami Memorial
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Agencies

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited Car Nicobar on Sunday. He laid a wreath at the Tsunami Memorial, and lit a candle at the Wall of Lost Souls. He interacted with Tribal Chiefs and eminent sportspersons from the islands. At a public meeting, he inaugurated the ITI at Arong, and a Modern Sports Complex.

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ZEENATH BIBI

From being a school dropout to become the winner of Indian Idol-10, Salman Ali, the sensational singer from Haryana is now a household name in the islands.

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ZEENATH BIBI

For Indians, music is as essential an entity as probably the story as a whole. With every era, there has come a whole generation of singers who have almost immortalized the audience with the Bollywood hit numbers.

Port Blair

The Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi laid the Foundation Stone of the 50 MW LNG Based Power Project at Hope Town, South Andaman on Sunday.

99 households get Solar PV-based induction stoves, 20 Electric Vehicles handed over to Admn
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Agencies

The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi inaugurated two projects on clean cooking and electric mobility in these islands on Sunday. Introducing 99 Tsunami Shelter Homes to a clean, comfortable and hassle-free cooking option, the Prime Minister distributed Solar PV-based induction cook stoves to households at Chouldari.

Port Blair

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research – Krishi Vigyan Kendra here organised a three day training programme on “Establishment of Hi-Tech Commercial Nursery Production”  in association with the Department of Agriculture and NCUI at the training centre of  NCUI, Ga

Port Blair

The Andaman Nicobar Command (ANC) carried out medical evacuation of a nine months old female baby patient Sangita daughter of Linston resident of Car Nicobar last night.  The baby was safely brought to Port Blair.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Pradesh Congress Committee has expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister of India for his two days visit to these  far flung islands.  A delegation of the Pradesh Congress Committee intended to make a courtesy call  on the Prime Minister duri

Author: 
Conn Hallinan

In what seems a replay of recent German and Italian elections, an openly authoritarian and racist party made major electoral gains in Spain’s most populous province, Andalusia, helping to dethrone the Socialist Party that had dominated the southern region for 36 years. Vox (Voice)—a party that stands for “Spain First,” restrictions on women’s rights, ending abortion, stopping immigration, and dismantling the country’s regional governments—won almost 11 percent of the vote.

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