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Says he has failed to use Central funds
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday launched a scathing attack on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu, saying he has made a "U-turn" on promises of development to the state and only trying to replicate NDA government's schemes "Our government gave to Andhra Pradesh much more than what was mentioned in special status.

GREATER NOIDA (UP)

After catapulting LPG coverage by about 40 per cent in just 55 months, the government will soon make available clean cooking fuel to all households, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Sunday.

Out of ISIS influence
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Jamil Ansari (name changed) runs a mobile phone repair shop in Maharashtra's Beed district. But, nobody would imagine that only two years ago, he was on the verge of joining the dreaded terror outfit ISIS by travelling to Iraq, thousands of kilometres away.

NEW DELHI

Robert Vadra, who was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for three consecutive days last week in connection with a probe into allegations of money laundering to purchase assets abroad, said on Sunday that truth will always prevail.

NEW DELHI

The government has sought over Rs 1,637 crore in the current fiscal to allow the law ministry make payments to two suppliers of EVMs and paper trail machines ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

GREATER NOIDA (UP)

India on Sunday offered 23 oil and gas and coal-bed methane blocks for bidding in the third round of Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OLAP) as it looks to more than double the area under exploration to raise domestic output and cut imports.

NEW DELHI

The finance ministry has sought from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Rs 27,380 crore that was withheld by the central bank towards risks and reserves in the previous years, said sources.

SBI, OBC put on sale stressed accounts
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State-owned State Bank of India (SBI) and Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) have put on sale various financial accounts to recover dues of around Rs 5,740 crore.

Shimla

The Himachal Pradesh government will implement the 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections of the general category, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said while presenting the budget for FY 2019-20.

NEW DELHI

Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal Sunday inaugurated Cremica Food Park, which is the first mega food park of Himachal Pradesh. "Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal today inaugurated Cremica Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd via video conference.

Kolkata

SUGAR Cosmetics announced the opening of its first ever exclusive brand outlet in India. Located at Forum Mall, the store will house Sugar’s entire product spectrum in a specially-curated brick and mortar experience.

Declares Proton Cancer Centre launch
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EOI CORRESPONDENT

Apollo Hospitals Q3FY19 PAT grew by 29% to Rs. 869 million. Q3FY19 Standalone Revenues grew 17% to Rs. 21,690 million compared to Rs. 18,561 million in Q3FY18, aided by SAP growth of 18% and Healthcare services growth of 16% YoY. HC services growth of 16% YoY was led by new hospitals which reported 25% YoY Revenue growth while existing hospitals grew 14% YoY.

Dehradun

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday said prohibition cannot work everywhere as it did in his state.

Money to be used for cleaning Ganga
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Over 1,800 mementos Prime Minister Narendra Modi received were auctioned in a fortnight-long exercise which began last month, the PM's office said Sunday.
It is, however, not clear how much funds were generated through the auction, the proceeds of which will be used for the Namami Gange, a Central government project to clean the Ganga river.

Bhubaneswar

East Coast Railway (ECoR) Sunday said it has invited tender for a major bridge on Tel river as part of the 289-km Khurda Road-Balangir new line project.

Kolkata

The West Bengal government has decided to develop the third pump storage power plant at Purulia under the public-private partnership (PPP) model and it has already received early interest proposals from investors, a state government official said.

NEW DELHI

Tata group firm Voltas Sunday said it will invest over Rs 500 crore to set up a manufacturing facility in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.  "This facility will initially manufacture and assemble air conditioners and related cooling products with a total capacity of more than

Aizawl

After the withdrawal of flights to Guwahati and Delhi from here by Jet Airways, Mizoram now has direct air link with Kolkata only, officials said Sunday.

NEW DELHI

IDFC on Saturday reported an 11-fold jump in net profit for the December quarter at Rs 26.28 crore, mainly due to a tax adjustment.

NEW DELHI

India is unlikely to achieve its target of 100 gigawatt (GW) solar electricity capacity as it faces short-term uncertainty due to imposition of various taxes, research and consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie said.

NEW DELHI

Trai said Friday its regulation does not stop operators from offering discounts or lowering network capacity fee for second or subsequent connections in the same household, but such discounts should be offered uniformly in a location and declared transparently on the

Thiruvananthapuram

Stressing creation of a comprehensive and reliable data base of public assets and resources to prepare and implement development plans, Kerala IT Secretary M Sivasankar Saturday said the problems arising from its absence was felt during post-flood relief operations.

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Conservationists claim game hunting of spotted deer should be allowed to save the tropical forests of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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KURMA RAO

The headquarter region of North and Middle Andaman, Mayabunder is set to witness a major protest march on the 21st of this month.

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Recurring shortage of medicines at Community Health Centre, Bambooflat, has become a cause of concern for thousands of residents in the Ferrargunj Tehsil.  As per reports, patients from different areas under the Ferrargunj Tehsil are forced to seek treatment at the GB Pant Hospital facing countless hardships including shelling out extra bucks or wait in long queues

YOUR CITY, YOUR COUNCILLOR
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ZEENATH BIBI

For Ramzan Ali, Councillor, Ward No-3, Anarkali welfare of his people come first and with this objective in mind, he has been striving hard to work for the betterment of the people since the day he was elected as Municipal Councillor. His thirst for providing basic municipal amenities to the people of his ward is his only goal.

Port Blair

The Govt. of India is giving thrust on implementation of two key initiatives under Digital India Programme viz.

Addis Ababa

Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.

Kabul

An Afghan lawmaker says airstrikes in the southern Helmand province have killed 21 civilians, including women and children.

London

UK-based Indian doctors and healthcare professionals are campaigning against what they describe as an "unfair" doubling of a health surcharge imposed on professionals from outside European Union (EU) living and working in Britain.

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