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EOI BUREAU
Dollygunj, located 7 to 8 km away from the city is a fast growing area within the municipal limit. Encroachment in the area leading from the Shiv Colony in Dollygunj is becoming rampant with the revenue officials turning a blind eye to it.  
Port Blair
The Adhyaksh of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Dey has greeted the islanders on the occasion of Happy New Year.
Port Blair

A delegation of Island Development Organization led by Mr. BK Chauhan, Secretary General along with Mr Selvam, Joint Secretary, Mr S.Xavier, District President of South Andaman and Mr. Arockia Raj, District General Secretary visited Tushnabad Panchayat recently.  Mr.

Port Blair
The Chief Secretary, Mr Anindo Majumdar inaugurated the three-day mega beach festival at Amkunj Beach at Rangat in the North & Middle Andaman District on Friday.
Port Blair

Steps-Aid India (NGO), Austinabad, a charitable organization has expressed its gratitude to the Lt.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor of Andaman Nicobar Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi will be part of ‘Good Morning Port Blair’ on January 2, 2017. He will express his views on 'Efforts to boost Tourism' in the programme which will be broadcast at 7.20 am.

Port Blair
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sippighat organized a Kisan Mela - 2016 at its campus on Friday for the farmers and other stakeholders of South Andaman district, which was sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi.
Port Blair

The Science, Arts and Craft Exhibition of GDMS(Secondary) was inaugurated  on Saturday by Dr.Suman Devi  Verma, Deputy Director of Education (Academy) in the presence of Mr. H.

Port Blair

On the occasion of 73rd anniversary of the historic day, 30th December, 1943, the hoisting of tricolor flag of Azad Hind Government at Gymkhana Ground, Port Blair for the first time by the great revolutionary leader Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, a colourful cultural pro

People's Party accuses saffron brigade of hijacking its MLAs
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Agencies

In a fast paced development, a BJP government was today installed in Arunachal Pradesh after 33, out of 43 Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA) MLAs led by chief minister Pema Khandu, joined the saffron brigade in this politically fragile state.

Patna

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid today expressed hope that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar would agree to his party's stance on demonetisation after the latter reviewed his decision on the move.

Buxar (Bihar)
Five convicts, including four serving life term, escaped from the Buxar Central Jail on Friday late night by scaling the prison wall, raising questions over security of jails and prompting the administration to suspend three officials.
Agartala

The ruling CPM in Tripura has said the BJP managed to increase its vote in the recent by-polls in the state taking advantage of "our organisational weakness and by luring people with false assurances."

Imphal

A solution to the two-month-old crippling Naga indefinite economic blockade of Manipur is nowhere in sight with Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh and the United Naga Council (UNC) not budging from their respective stands, officials said.

Kolkata

With a message of love and peace for people in India and Bangladesh, the first Bengali Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church is on a visit to West Bengal after being given the rank of Cardinal-Priest last month by Pope Francis.

Kolkata
Demonitisation has impacted tourism in West Bengal severely, tourism minister Gautam Deb said here today.
Gangtok

2016 turned out to be a great year for Sikkim as it became India's first fully organic state besides being adjudged the cleanest state, overall best in education and tourist destination while the famed Kanchenjunga National Park was inscribed in the UNESCO World Herit

Guwahati
Assam government today said it has reconstituted a tripartite committee for ensuring and monitoring speedy implementation of the recommendations of the Majithia Wage Board in the state.
Author: 
Harihar Swarup
A year of despair ends; a year of hope begins. Ending the third year of his government (2016), Narendra Modi-dispensation is ending in state of paralysis of India’s financial system. It has totally failed to discharge its mandatory payment obligation for the millions of customers, even six weeks after Prime Minister Modi’s demonetization of Rs, 1000 and Rs, 500 notes. Bulk what has became “worthless paper overnight”.
Author: 
P. Sreekumaran

A court order refusing to discharge Power Minister M M Mani as an accused in a murder case has put the State CPM leadership in a tight spot.   

The matter has acquired a VS versus the CPM state leadership dimension with the former frowning upon Mani’s continuance as a minister following the court order. In fact, VS promptly wrote to CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechujry seeking central intervention to sack the Minister.

The Union Cabinet has decided to sell out four public sector drug manufacturing companies to the private sector. One of these has a sentimental association with the Bengalis for more than a century. It is the Bengal Chemical and Pharmaceuticals Ltd., founded by Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, one of the few internationally reputed scientists produced by an India held in bondage. The other three are the Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd., the Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd., and the Rajasthan Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd.