Date wise Archive

Port Blair

The Police Gurudwara at Aberdeen Bazar will celebrate the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib.  Sewa Nishan Sahib will be held on January 3 from 6 am to 7.30 am and Arambh Sri Akhand Path Sahib from 8 am which will continue on January 4.

Port Blair

A special team of PS Aberdeen consisting HC/ Vijay Shanker, PCs Biswajit Baroi, P.K.

Port Blair
On December 23,2016, on a tip off  regarding transportation of Ganja through cargo which reached Mayabunder through MV Nicobar Ship on December 21, 2016, a police party consisting of HCs C. Sanjai Kumar, Muthu Kumar, PC N.
Port Blair

BRW Music performed at the first ever grand beach festival at Amkunj, Rangat, organised on the occasion of the New Year - 2017.

Port Blair
The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair organized Block Level Sports Meet of Knockout Football Tournament  at Mathura in association with Veer Savarkar Youth Club, Kadakachang, South Andaman on Saturday.
Port Blair

The Homfreygunj Martyrs Memorial Committee has expressed gratitude to the Lt. Governor, Prof.

Port Blair
Cashless India, one of the prime agenda of Prime Minister towards taking the nation on the path of development, an awareness programme was held in the conference hall of Yuvasakthi at 3.00pm on 31st December 2016.
Port Blair

In continuation of making aware the traders and general public regarding cashless transactionin North & Middle Andaman District, a team consisting of officials of District Administration, bank officials, BSNL officials and police personnel jointly visited Mayabund

Port Blair

The Directorate of Art & Culture, A&N Administration proposes to empanel Stage Announcer/Master of Ceremony for the programme organized by the Directorate during the Islands’ Tourism Festival and other programmes throughout the year.

Port Blair

The Renovated Corporate Office building of Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank, Port Blair was inaugurated today at 11.30 am by Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Chairman, NABARD in presence of Shri. Ramesh Verma, IAS, Secretary (Cooperation)-cum-RCS, Shri.

Author: 
Sarita Brara

According to the Census 2011, there are 2.68 crores (2.21%) persons with disabilities in India, though according to some estimates, the actual number may be as high as five per cent of our population. However, there has been a paradigm shift in the approach towards the persons with disabilities (PWDs) during last some years. The government’s focus now is on rights based economic empowerment of PWDs as we observe the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3rd of December this year.

Author: 
S. Sethuraman

In the world’s largest democracy, the people’s concerns, even touching daily life, may hardly matter when heady governments can do anything at their will, whether or not proclaiming a war on social evils like black money and corruption. There can also be momentary assaults on constitutional rights and liberties, some of which could become permanent conveniently for the life of that majoritarian government.

The father versus son fight for control of the Samajwadi Party on the eve of the assembly polls is now out in the open with the father expelling his chief minister son from the party. Unless something miraculous happens the Samajwadi Party is heading for a vertical split. Mulayam Singh’s son and the incumbent chief minister Mulayam had earlier refused to name his son as the next chief minister. Akhilesh has decided to field his candidates as independents to fight the party’s official nominees.

Washington

Donald Trump is planning to do "many big things" after being sworn in as president, his communications director said today, adding that his boss has no intention to stop using Twitter.

Miami

Police say seven people, including three teenagers, were injured in a New Year's Day shooting in Miami-Dade's West Little River neighborhood.

Moscow

At least nine people were killed after an apartment building partially collapsed in the village of Shakhan in central Kazakhstan, local authorities said today.

Baghdad

French President Francois Hollande today told French soldiers training Iraqi special forces that involvement on the ground against the Islamic State group was key to preventing terror attacks at home.

Baghdad

French President Francois Hollande arrived in Baghdad today to meet the French forces helping Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State group and to hold talks with top officials.

Tokyo
Japan's Emperor Akihito delivered his traditional New Year address today with tens of thousands of people flocking to the Imperial Palace for what could be his last such appearance after he expressed his desire to abdicate.
Istanbul

Turkish police struggled to track down a gunman who attacked New Year's Eve revelers at a popular Istanbul nightclub, killing at least 39 people, including two Indians. Close to 70 more were wounded.

London

Islamic State terror group is plotting mass casualty chemical attacks against Britain, a senior UK minister has warned.

Vatican City

Pope Francis in his New Year's greetings today declared 2017 will be good to the degree that people do good and reject hatred, as he prayed for those courageously dealing with terrorism gripping the world in "fear and bewilderment."  "The new year will be good in the

London

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom would not be attending the New Year's Day service in Norfolk, eastern England, as she was still recovering from a heavy cold, Buckingham Palace said on Sunday.

Istanbul

The Islamic State jihadist group today claimed the shooting rampage inside a glamorous Istanbul nightclub on New Year's night that killed 39 people, as police hunted the attacker who remains on the run.

Mogadishu

A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint near Mogadishu's international airport, killing at least three people.

Kathmandu

Nepal has received 40 mega watt of electricity from India, taking the total import of power from the country to 340 mega watt, as part of the Himalayan nation's efforts to end load-shedding.

Yangon

Myanmar`s government on Monday said it has detained several police officers over a video apparently showing Rohingya civilians being beaten, a rare admission that authorities may have carried out abuses against the Muslim minority.

Colombo

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday challenged Mahinda Rajapaksa to topple the current government, days after the former president expressed his intent to make a political comeback by bringing down the government this year.

Beijing

China will not allow anyone to use Hong Kong as a base for subversion against mainland China or to damage its political stability, Beijing's top official in the territory told state television.

Kochi

Chinese artist Dai Xiang has given an ancient Chinese painting a contemporary transformation through photographs at the ongoing mega art event Kochi Muziris Biennale here.

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