Date wise Archive

SC rejects Cong plea, orders floor test on Thursday
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Manohar Parrikar, who quit as defence minister, today took oath as the chief minister of Goa to head a coalition government, three days after the BJP ended up second behind the Congress in a fractured mandate.

Kolkata

The belligerence was missing. The vitriol has vanished. What replaced them was a message for reconciliation and rapprochement.

NEW DELHI

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley today formally took charge of the defence ministry hours after Manohar Parrikar resigned to take over as the next chief minister of Goa.

Kolkata

The police has seized over Rs four crore in demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from the possession of a person in the city.

Later recovered from Bagmari area
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A three-day-old baby was stolen by an unknown woman from the government-run Calcutta Medical College and Hospital today, family members alleged. The police said it was looking into the allegation.

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Rabindra Nath Sinha

The investor community today a gave a thumbs-up to the BJP for its stellar performance in the UP Assembly elections, ignoring the  flak it had to take from the Opposition  for its efforts to engineer majority for ministry-making in Goa and Manipur despite its being behind the Congress in winning seats.

Kolkata

Eight leaders of the CPM's youth and student wings, arrested for damaging government properties during a demonstration last week, were granted bail today by a city court.

Kolkata

Eight leaders of the CPM's youth and student wings, arrested for damaging government properties during a demonstration last week, were granted bail today by a city court.

Potholes in Bhatu Basti road pick holes in PBMC’s claims
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M SURESH KUMAR

“Please provide us all-terrain vehicle to travel on the street next to our homes.

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ROOPA LALL

Four days after allegations of molestation of a female member of the Islands rowing team became public, the Directorate of Sports has launched an inquiry against the accused manager, who accompanied the team for a national event at mainland recently.

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BALRAM SINGH

The District Administration of Campbell Bay initiated a door-to-door survey for identification of left-out citizens under the OBC category. According to reports, the Assistant Commissioner of the region, Dr Mohd Rehan Raza, launched the survey on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The president, Mr Girish Arora and all members of Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry have welcomed the introduction of new property tax on Unit Area Rental Value Method.

Port Blair

The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has demanded immediate  revision of the minimum wages for the schedule employment in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.   In a letter sent to the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, B.

Port Blair

Mr K A Mohanan, son of  late K M Achuthan Pillai, retired general manager of Consumer Cooperative Stores Ltd. has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, a communication says.

Port Blair

The Food Safety officials under the overall supervision of the Commissioner of Food Safety conducted surprise raids at various places in South Andaman District and recovered contraband tobacco products from shopkeepers as well as general public.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council will organize camp on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (HFA) to brief to identify and enrol eligible beneficiaries in Ward No. 12 from March 14-15 at Nepali Basthi , Dudhline and on March 16 at Baragatline .

Port Blair

The Golden jubilee celebration of Raulathul Uloom Arabic College (RUAC), Wimberlygunj by Andaman Sunni Muslim Jama’eth (ASMJ) concluded on Monday. The Vice Chancellor, Darussalam Islamic University (DIU), Kerala Janab A.V.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has forecast partly cloudy weather in the next five days.

Port Blair

BRW Music Wing performed before a mammoth gathering at Corbyn's Cove here on the occasion of Holi, the festival of colors, on Monday. The group presented hit Bollywood numbers during the programme which was anchored by Suneeta.

Port Blair

The final match of YCOB Unity Cup Volleyball Championship – 2016, season-IV was held on Monday at the Forest Ground of Ograbraj between YFC Haddo and TA Bihar. Mr Udit Prakash Rai, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, was present as the chief guest, while Mr S.K.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Port Blair will be celebrating ‘World Consumer Rights Day, 2017’ tomorrow (March 15), with a programme at 6 pm at JNRM. The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof.

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands condoles the sudden demise of Mr Sandeep Kumar Mourya, Ex-Contract Teacher R/o Bird Line on Tuesday  at G. B. Pant Hospital, Port Blair.