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NEW DELHI

Questions were raised in the Rajya Sabha today as to whether a minister can take up part-time work. Raising the issue without naming Navjot Singh Sidhu, Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agrawal said there is a discussion in the media about a case in Punjab.

Lucknow

The Gomti riverfront project of the previous Akhilesh Yadav government today came under the scanner of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who expressed dissatisfaction over its progress.

NEW DELHI

The issue of alleged racial attack on an Indian man in Australia was today raised in the Lok Sabha by the Congress which sought the Prime Minister's intervention in ensuring the safety of large Indian population there.

Kochi

The CPI(M) today said the NCP should decide on its ministerial nominee in the Kerala LDF government for the post that fell vacant after its leader A K Saseendran quit as transport minister over sleaze allegations.

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SUBRATA

Extensive quarry activities has left the road stretch to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Panchawati, Middle Andaman battered forcing commuters to have back-breaking rides.

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TABASSUM

Garacharma woman duped of jewellery

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

Shortage of space is taking a toll on employees posted in the office of the Junior Engineer, Electricity Department here. Owing to the dilapidated condition of the Site Office JE (Electricity), the workplace was relocated to a vacant Type-2 quarter recently.

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ROOPA LALL

With various empowerment schemes launched by the Govt. of India, women are increasingly coming forward to adopt self-employment in various fields. Driving auto-rickshaw is one such vocation, which has found many takers in these islands. But lack of specific identification and safety measures has become a cause of concern.

Port Blair

The chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), Smt Stuti Kakkar has appreciated the participation and insightful contribution of Smt Rubina Siddiqui, member, UTCPCR in the orientation workshop for SCPCR chairpersons and members held in

Port Blair

Police Training School, Prothrapur, A&N Islands in its endeavour in the direction of Smart Police training and to improve professional skill amongst police personnel has organized a 5-day course on “Soft Skills Training” from March 20  to 24 for in-service police

Committed to provide quality education with vibrant futuristic approach: Nalin Gulechha
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TABASSUM

There are several schools which strictly follow curriculum of the affiliation boards with the belief that bookish knowledge is what students need. There are institutions racing with their contemporaries in terms of school academic results to grab the coveted position of a top school.

Port Blair

Students of Tagore Govt. B. Ed College here visited SURABHI- NGO to witness the Self-Help Group members’ activities and interacted with them. On their arrival, the students were welcomed by SURABHI staff and give short introduction about SURABHI by Fr.

Port Blair

On the auspicious occasion of  "Vasant Navaratri", the Rajasthan Manch here will celebrate the 29th Bhagavati Jagaran Utsav at Rajasthan Mandir. The priest of Rajasthan Mandir, Mr Brijesh Tiwari said that the bhajan programme will start at 9 pm on April .

Port Blair

Elections for the managing committee of Andhra Association here were held on Sunday. Mr B Mohan Rao defeated Mr P Surya Rao in the polls to win the position of president of the association, while Mr B Ramakrishna was elected general secretary, a release says.

Port Blair

The Secretary RD, PRIs & ULB/ Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai along with Mr O. Bashir, Pradhan and GP  members, visited at Gram Panchayat Mannarghat on Monday.

Port Blair

The president, INTUC, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma along with office-bearers of Industries Employees Union met the Director of Industries to raise some genuine demands  and place grievances of  the  industrial workers  employed in the Directorate of Industries on Monday.

Port Blair

The Thematic Course for the frontline staff  (Foresters) of the Department of Environment & Forests concluded last Saturday at Forest Training Institute (FTI), Wimberlygunj.

Author: 
P. Sreekumaran

The performance of the 10-month-old Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) Government is poor. 
This is not the figment of the Opposition’s wild imagination. This is the assessment made by the two-day meeting of the CPM’s State Secretariat!
And the Home and the Vigilance departments bore the brunt of the criticism levelled against the Vijayan Government. The growing perception, members participating in the debate on the performance of the government felt, was that there has been a breakdown in law and order.

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Arun Srivastava

India is witnessing an interesting experiment being carried out by the RSS in the caste laboratory of Uttar Pradesh. While the prime minister, Narendra Modi would be the liberal and democrat face of the Sangh, especially the BJP, by installing Yogi Adityanath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh the RSS has moved one step forward in its mission to showcase Uttar Pradesh as the model of the Hindu Rashtra.  

The letters MP usually denote Member of Parliament – a highly responsible and respectable position – an elected represented of the people to the highest tribune of our democracy, a law-maker. But after the outrage committed by a Shiv Sena MP, Ravindra Gaikwad, many will think that MP stands for a Megalomaniac Person. The lawmaker had booked a business class ticket on a Pune-New Delhi Air India flight, knowing fully well that that particular flight had only economy class seats. On landing in New Delhi he refused to disembark, alleging that he had been ‘cheated’.

Townsville

Thousands of people including tourists were evacuated today as northeast Australia braced for a powerful cyclone packing destructive winds, with warnings of major structural damage and surging tides.

United Nations

More than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban today over objections from the major nuclear powers.

Brussels

The European Union today urged Russia "to release without delay" what it said in a statement were peaceful demonstrators detained a day earlier during nationwide protests against corruption.

London

A motion has been tabled in the UK parliament condemning Pakistans "arbitrary" move to declare the strategic Gilgit-Baltistan region, bordering disputed PoK, as its fifth province.

Bengaluru

The opposition BJP today accused the Siddaramaiah government of pushing the state and its people into debt and charged that it was in a "confrontation mode" with the Centre.

NEW DELHI

The JD(U) will release tomorrow the fourth list of candidates for the high-stakes MCD elections, and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will address two rallies during campaigning for the polls next month.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today sought the response of the Centre, Delhi government and Directorate of Gurdwara Elections (DGE) on a plea challenging validity of a rule on the issue of allocation of reserved symbol.

Puducherry

Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today greeted a four-member women team here who are currently on a road trip from Coimbatore to London to promote literacy.  The four women, who are on the 70-day long trip, are Meenakshi Arvind (the team leader), her 20-year-old daughter Vrinda

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre and Delhi Police to monitor the 100 emergency helpline number to ensure it becomes "more efficient and effective".

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