Date wise Archive

Port Blair

On the occasion of Vasantiya Navaratra, the Chinmaya Mission here will organize a  three-day Sree Katha by Swami Shuddhananda Saraswati, resident Acharya, Chinmaya Mission at Diglipur in North Andaman from March 31 to April 2, at Zilla Parishad Hall, near Radha Govind

Port Blair

A solemn function will be held at Sath Sapooth Park, Marine Hill, Dugnabad on March 30 at 9 am to pay floral tribute to the seven distinguished government servants of  then provincial government of A&N Islands who were done to death by the Japanese Occupation forc

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from March 29  to April 2. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

Income Tax raids were conducted across different places in the city led by Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Smt Aashwita Lal, Income Tax Officer Mr Ujwal Kumar and ITI, Mr Sunil Kumar.

Port Blair

The Joint Secretary, Govt. of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Mr Anil Sant, currently on an official tour of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, visited the BSI, Port Blair. He was welcomed by Dr. P. M.

Port Blair

The PCC president, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and all leaders have greeted the islanders on  the occasion of Ugadi  and  Vasant Navaratri.  Ugadi  marks the first day of the new year for the people of   Andhra Pradesh.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council has launched the Jeevan Praman portal to receive Digital Life Certificates from its pensioners. To enrol all pensioners of PBMC, a drive will be conducted from April 3 in the auditorium of Dr BR Ambedkar auditorium here.

Port Blair

The annual conference of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association (NGGOA), Andaman and Nicobar Islands, will be held on April 15-16 at Kerala Samajam Hall here.  The conference will be inaugurated by Mr R.N.

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda deserves kudos for presenting a disturbingly true picture of the country’s state of healthcare in Parliament while presenting the national health policy. The document is reasonably dependable, though not comprehensive. It provides a complex background of the industry, dominated largely by a profit-motived private sector as successive governments faltered in providing proper healthcare to its people. There is little hope that things will change for the better.

Author: 
Subrata Majumder

China is emerging as a major investor in India. In 2015, Chinese investment in India leapfrogged eight times and China became the eighth biggest foreign investor in India. The sudden spurt in Chinese investment affirms Chinese confidence in the growth cycle of India, fuelled by low cost and high domestic demand. According to CEO of CITI group of India, “India is among the top five markets for many MNCs”. 

Ever since the UP election results were out, allegations of electronic voting machines or EVMs having been tampered with or ‘programmed’ in such a way that any button pressed would register the vote in one particular candidate’s favour have been made by Mayawati, Akhilesh and Rahul and Arvind Kejriwal. BSP leader Mayawati was the first to question the proper functioning of the EVMs. She claimed that her winning only nineteen seats in the Assembly elections defied any explanation.

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