Date wise Archive

Port Blair

An Outreach RCH Camp was organized by the District Health Society of the South Andaman District Administration at Sub Centre Wandoor today under the National Health Mission.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Tourism is in the process of finalizing the guidelines for operation of submersible scooter (Adventure Water Sports Activity) in A&N Islands.

Port Blair

The District Health Society, South Andaman  recently organized  a training programme for the Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM) yesterday.  This was an initiative of the National Iron Plus.

Port Blair

The 24th World Water Day was celebrated by the Andaman & Nicobar State Centre (ANSC) of The Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI), on Wednesday. Er.

Port Blair

A training on “Financial Literacy, Digital and Cashless Transaction” for the students of Government Senior Secondary School, Oralkatcha, Middle Andaman was organized by the Sundergarh Gram Panchayat in coordination with the Department of Home Science, JNRM.  The train

Port Blair

ICAR-CIARI participated in Krishi Unnati Mela-2017, by putting up a stall showcasing the R & D activities and display of inputs recently. The event was inaugurated by Mr Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have deeply mourned the demise of Mr Nisar Ali, son of  late Mubarak Ali, resident of South Point. He was 75.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma  has invited the attention  of  the  Director of Shipping Service towards to the problems being faced by the  general public of Campbell  Bay  due to non-berthing mainland bound passenger ships at Campbe

Port Blair

The Secretary (Prohibition), Smt Rashmi Singh, will be the guest in the 26th episode of LIVE phone-in programme of All India Radio entitled “GOOD MORNING PORT BLAIR’ scheduled to be broadcast on March 27.

Port Blair

A Farmers Meet under the Coconut Development Board Scheme, was conducted by the Department of Agriculture, Diglipur in association with the High Value Agriculture Development Agency (HVADA) on Wednesday in the Conference Hall of GPOA Building, Diglipur.

Port Blair

The Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC), Lt Gen Satish Dua is now on a four-day visit to the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. He arrived here on March 19.

Author: 
Kalyani Shankar

‘Desh mein Modi, Pradesh mein Yogi’ is the new slogan heard in the most populous state of Uttar Pradesh after the Gorakhnath Mutt head Yogi Adityanath took over as chief minister of UP on Sunday. The choice of Yogi shows that the BJP interprets the UP victory as a vote for Hindutva although the official text was development.

Author: 
K R Sudhaman

Usually there is an annual Exim Policy after the general budget to align the export sops taking into the view the new taxes. But with the Goods and Services Tax rollout now more or less certain from July 1, 2017, it is quite possible that the Exim policy is deferred to take note of the implication of game-changing tax reform GST on exports before coming out with the annual foreign trade policy. Already a committee constituted by Director General of Foreign Trade is working to align rates with GST.

A report published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network has ranked India 122nd among 155 countries in the World Happiness Index (WHI) for 2017. Last year India ranked 118th.  In one year India has slipped by four percentage points. The ranking is based on six parameters—income, life expectancy, someone to depend on in difficult times, generosity, freedom and trust. What is more galling, all the immediate neighbours of India – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan – rank above India in WHI.

Report by: 
Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

Governor Keshrinath Tripathy was quite reluctant to sign the West Bengal Clinical Establishment (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill, 2017 and he sent it back to the government twice. It was after the vigorous persuasion of minister for education and parliamentary affairs Partha Chatterjee that the Governor finally agreed to sign the Bill.

Pan, tobacco banned in schools, colleges, govt hospitals "Anti-Romeo" squads hit the streets
Report by: 
Agencies

In line with the BJP's election manifesto, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath today directed police officials to prepare an action plan for closure of slaughter houses across the state.

Kolkata

Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan will observe hunger strikes in Delhi and three other cities demanding restoration of his administrative and judicial work and withdrawal of the suo motu contempt proceedings against him.

NEW DELHI

India is committed to building ties with Pakistan in an environment free from terror and violence, President Pranab Mukherjee said here today.

Kolkata

Leader of the Opposition in West Bengal Abdul Mannan today said that the state government must reveal how much public money had been spent by the state to fight cases to defend the "corrupt ministers".

NEW DELHI

Chief minister Mamata Bannerejee should start building jails for her ministers and party leaders following the Supreme Court decision in the Narada sting case, BJP MP Roopa Ganguly today said.

NEW DELHI

India today dismissed reports in Pakistani media that it has agreed to halt work on Miyar hydroelectric project at the neighbouring country's request and termed them as "factually incorrect".

London

A shooting incident was reported today outside the British Parliament that resulted in some injuries, a media report said. Shots were reported to have been fired close to the Houses of Parliament, the BBC reported.

NEW DELHI

Policemen out on duty under the scorching sun or pouring rain could soon expect to don 'cool' and smart weather-compliant khaki uniforms.