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ZEENATH BIBI

Residents of Atlanta Point had to spend their entire night in darkness due to power cut from 7.00 pm in the evening on Saturday. The power supply was restored only after at 7.00 am on Sunday. When some residents enquired about the reason from the Electricity Site Office, they were told that there is a fault in the HT line Jumper.

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KURMA RAO

The Congress Unit of Pahalgaon in North Andaman organized a public meeting at Lal Tekry bazaar, Tugapur on Satirday. During the meeting, around 48 people from different parts of the area joined the Congress Party. The members include an elected Sarpanch from the BJP, Ex-Mandal President of BJP and many workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Sheela Singh: Bringing fresh development ideas to city
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ZEENATH BIBI

Indian women haven’t always had much by way of social agency or power to formulate strategies, control resources and take decisions that affect important life outcomes. This, however, hasn’t stopped them from elbowing past certain patriarchal structures to powerful effect.

Isles fast moving to become new Andaman: MP
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Agencies

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray flagged off the much awaited mega event Thomas Cook Andaman Marathon from the Cellular Jail amidst fanfare on Sunday. Mr Ray later gave away prizes to the winners of the Andaman Marathon as the chief guest in the prize distribution ceremony held at the Netaji Stadium.

Port Blair

The National Cadet Corps (NCC), Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Andaman & Nicobar Directorate secured the first place at the recently concluded Republic Day Camp (RDC) at New Delhi. The camp was held between 1stJan to 28th Jan 2019.

Port Blair

The 10 days Annual Training Camp – 2018-19 for the Naval Cadets of A&N Islands organised by 1 (AN) Naval Unit NCC is underway from Feb 1 at Govt. Middle School (Telugu Medium), Haddo.  64 cadets (42 SD boys and 22 SW girls) of JNRM Port Blair and MG Govt.

New York

Union Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday rejected criticism of giving a 'jobless economic growth', saying the absence of any major social or political agitation in the last five years indicates government schemes have created employment.

15,000 runners participated in the 3rd edition
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EOI CORRESPONDENT

Over 15,000 runners participateD in the 3rd edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon on Sunday, 3rd February, 2019. In order to motivate and encourage the runners, cricketing legend and Brand Ambassador of IDBI Federal Life Insurance, Sachin Tendulkar flagged off all the races from the iconic Salt Lake Stadium.

Islamabad

China will provide USD 2.5 billion in loans to Pakistan to boost the foreign exchange reserves of its "all-weather ally", a media report said Saturday. Pakistan is nearly broke with the drying up of foreign cash reserves and mounting external debt.

NEW DELHI

GST collections in January rose to Rs 1.02 lakh crore -- the second highest monthly mop-up after April, the finance ministry said Saturday.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday expressed "disappointment" over the interim Union Budget and said he would give it only 2.5 marks out of 10. He, however welcomed the tax benefits for middle class and benefits to farmers announced in the budget.

Gandhinagar

Welcoming the interim Budget presented in the Lok Sabha on Friday by the BJP government at the Centre, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said it has built a strong foundation for a new India.

Appoints resolution professional
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Agencies

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has asked to initiate insolvency proceedings against real estate firm Emaar MGF Land after two home buyers filed petition against the company for a huge delay in delivery of their housing units.

Washington

President Donald Trump has said US' massive trade deficit with China cannot be allowed to continue, a day after the officials from both countries concluded their latest round of negotiations on trade issues.

NEW DELHI

The government has reduced the allocation for Startup India programme in the Budget 2019-20 but added more monies to the Make in India kitty.

NEW DELHI

The government plans to auction three mineral blocks having reserves of 280.295 million tonne in the current and next month. Of the mines to be auctioned, two are limestone blocks while one is graphite mine, according to latest data of mines ministry.

NEW DELHI

As many as 363 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, have shown cost overruns to the tune of over Rs 3.42 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, a report said.

Caracas

Buoyed by the defection of a top general, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido predicted Saturday the month of February would be "decisive" in determining the future of the nation as he and socialist leader Nicolas Maduro held competing mass rallies in the capital

Los Angeles

The second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday, shutting key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders.

Kathmandu

A 21-year-old Nepali woman has died reportedly due to suffocation during her stay in a windowless hut as part of a banned practice that considers women untouchable during menstruation, according to a media report.

New York

A witness in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told the US government the Mexican drug kingpin drugged and raped girls as young as 13, according to court documents unsealed Saturday.

Kolkata

Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "chowkidar" (watchman), under whose watch loot and communalism were rampant in the country, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday sought the formation of an alternative democratic government at the Centre.

Kolkata

Ailing former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday attended a Left Front rally at Brigade Parade Ground, making a public appearance after a gap of almost three years.

Deoghar

Five persons, including three women and a child, were killed and at least 30 injured when the bus carrying them overturned near Kachuabandh village in Deoghar district Sunday, the police said here.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha government has extended the tenure of Justice MM Das Commission of Inquiry, probing into the multi-crore chit fund scam, by another six months, a notification issued by the Home Department said.

NEW DELHI

Former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Sunday warned the Narendra Modi government that a "volatile" situation will arise in the state if the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is passed by the Rajya Sabha.

Bhubaneswar

Former Congress MLA from Koraput, Krushna Chandra Sagaria, on Sunday formally joined the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and expressed his desire to contest against Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the coming Assembly elections.

Latehar

Worried over curbs on corruption imposed by the Narendra Modi-led ministry at the Centre, the opposition parties have forged an alliance to "loot" the country, Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das said on Saturday.

Kolkata

In an unprecedented development, a number of CBI officers, who had gone to question Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar in connection with chit fund scam cases, were bundled into police jeeps, whisked to a police station and detained, officials said.

BALURGHAT (WB)/LUCKNOW

The tussle between the TMC and the BJP got uglier Sunday, with the West Bengal government denying permission to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's chopper to land in the state to let him address two scheduled rallies.

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