Date wise Archive

Mumbai

After a brief recovery, the rupee once again turned weaker against the US dollar by depreciating 11 paise to end at 67.87 on fresh dollar demand from importers and banks.

NEW DELHI

Indiscipline on part of security force personnel must be "viewed seriously" and deserting work by disobeying orders of superior officers is an act of "gross misconduct", the Supreme Court has ruled.

Ahmedabad

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the demonetisation move, Congress leader Ahmed Patel today said Narendra Modi appears to be having the illusion that within a short span of time he could become as popular as some of his predecessors.

NEW DELHI

A special court today extended till January 18 the judicial custody (JC) of Bahadur Ali, a Pakistani national allegedly working for terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba.

NEW DELHI

Controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi today told Delhi High Court that he was detained at the airport on his return to India and "whisked away" by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in violation of a judicial order staying the lookout circular against him.

CPM questions Army chief’s appointment
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Agencies

Former Army chief Gen (Retd) Shankar Roychowdhury today described the political slugfest over the new Army chief's appointment as "detestable", saying it was the prerogative of the government to select the chief of army staff. "It is detestable. You can't stop politicians from commenting because it is a democracy. Their comments are ill-advised and ill-informed.

Rampur (UP)

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today attacked Rahul Gandhi, saying the Congress vice president's "tremor" remark was meant to "horrify" public and urged them to guard against all "false" propaganda spread by the party after the demonetisation of high-value currenc

NEW DELHI

The Centre has asked all states to ensure that there is no commercial exploitation or dramatisation of national anthem and all movie halls must show national flag on the screen while the Anthem is being played.

NEW DELHI

Six protected persons, a jailed terrorist and officials of Federal Bureau of Investigation and US Department of Justice figure as witnesses in the charge sheet filed by NIA in the January 2 Pathankot air base attack.

NEW DELHI

City police today opposed in Delhi High Court a plea seeking initiation of perjury proceedings against former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and a JNU professor, saying there was no material to substantiate the allegation that they had filed false affidavits along wit

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EOI CORRESPONDENT
While construction of a bridge connecting Bambooflat and Chatham remains a distant dream, inadequate passenger and vehicle ferry services of the Directorate of Shipping Services continue to hassle thousands of commuters in the sector.
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SUBRATA
While stray cattle continue to be an headache for residents of different parts of the city, even remote regions of this territory are not spared of the menace. Routine caveats by the Panchayat authorities notwithstanding, Nimbutala in Middle Andaman remains in the grip of the stray cattle.
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BALRAM SINGH

The Campbell Bay Police organized an awareness programme to promote cashless transactions among auto-rickshaw drivers and other public transport vehicles on Monday. Addressing the gathering, the Station House Officer of PS Campbell Bay imparted knowledge to the gathering about cashless transactions and its benefits.

Port Blair
The Andaman Sai Seva Samiti (ASSS), A & N Islands, will hold a special program on Shirdi Sai Baba “Sai Reham Nazar Karna”, Sai  Bhajan Sandhya on December 22 at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar municipal auditorium from 3 pm. 
Port Blair

Swachh Bharat Mission Ambassador for these islands, Padmashree Naresh Chander Lal, conducted an awareness programme on sanitation and ill-effects of tobacco and alcohol at Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Mohanpura on Monday.

Port Blair
The Zonal Base of Fishery Survey of India and Regional Research Centre of Ayurveda here organized a joint Hindi workshop last Saturday. Retired Hindi Officer, Kolkata Port Trust, Mr Basudev Das was the Subject Specialist for the workshop.
Port Blair

The delegation of Island Development Organization (IDO) headed by Mr B.K.

Port Blair
The District Level Task Force Committee (DLTFC) on Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme  (PMEGP), pertaining to District Industries Centre, Department of Industries, will be held under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman in the con
Port Blair
The NGO, Surabi/Disha, a unit of Don Bosco Institution, organized an awareness programme on Child Rights for the evening study centers and Children Parliament’s Children at Don Bosco Multipurpose Hall, SURABI, Caddlegunj.
Port Blair
The Integrated Pest Management Training & Demonstration Programme under Farmers’ Field School in Vegetables was organized by Central IPM Centre, Port Blair at Gram Panchayat Hall, Humfreygunj on Monday to create awareness about the IPM practices among the farmer
Port Blair

The Bridge of Hope Centre, Ograbraj, organized Christmas cultural event for underprivileged children of the area at Netaji Community Hall recently.

Port Blair

A Tamil feature film named ‘Andaman’ was released in these islands and different theatres in mainland on the 9th of this month.  Directed by Adhavan, the movie has been produced by Kannadasan, both natives of these islands.

Port Blair
Addiction Free and Healthy Youth activist, Mr RK Viswajit Singh of Manipur has been selected for Professor Yashwantrao Kelkar Youth Award – 2016.
Port Blair

In the ongoing Cooperative Bank Golden Jubilee Cup, two matches were played on Monday. In the first match, United Sporting Club defeated Lambha Pahad Youth by six goals to nil, while DSS team beat IYC Kanyapuram 4-0.

Port Blair

The Regional Sport Council, Port Blair in association with the Directorate of Sport and Youth Affairs will organize Open Badminton Tournament from December 28 to January 10, 2017 in the multi-purpose hall of Nataji Stadium Complex.

Port Blair

In the early morning of December 12, a case of attempt to murder was registered at PS Humfrigunj vide FIR No.

Port Blair

Super Specialists services from Medica Super Specialty Hospital, Kolkata, will render services in GB Pant Hospital, Port Blair from December 21 to 23 and examine the patients at OPD, GB Pant Hospital, Port Blair. Dr. Amit Halder, Sr.

Port Blair

A camp was organized by South Andaman Police at Police Station Havelock recently for the awareness on cashless transaction.

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L S Herdenia

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has the knack of launching unique programmes. The latest in the series is what is called Narmada Sewa Yatra.

While launching the programme at Amarkantak in Anuppur Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan apologised on the people’s behalf for defiling the Narmada by polluting its waters, perforating its body through sand mining, and defecating on its banks.

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Devsagar Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh told a conference of DGPs and IGPs in Hyderabad last month that naxalites will be eliminated in five years. This is a tall claim and will only reinforce their resolve to stay strong.

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