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Case filed against Gurung, wife for violence
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The West Bengal government today said it is open to discussion to restore normalcy in the restive Darjeeling hills, but did not give any commitment on withdrawal of security forces, a demand made by the GJM.

DARJEELING

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) members will resign from Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Friday, GJM general secretary Roshan Giri said today.

Gangtok

Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has come out in support of the demand for a separate Gorkhaland to be carved out of North Bengal hills.

Kolkata

Arrested former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan was today admitted to a state-run hospital here after he complained of uneasiness.

Ex-Speaker made scapecoat by Cong, says BJP
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Former Lok Sabha speaker and senior Congress leader Meira Kumar, a Dalit, is Opposition's candidate to take on NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind for Presidential election. The decision was taken after 17 Opposition parties met in the national capital today to pick their candidate.

NEW DELHI

NDA's Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind today met former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to seek his blessings.

Kolkata

IPS officer SMH Mirza, whom then CBI named in the FIR with a dozen senior leaders of Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the Narada sting footage case, appeared before the agency officials at Nizam Palace here this afternoon, an official said.

Patna

A day after backing Ram Nath Kovind's candidature for the president's post, the JD-U today said that there was no question of going back to the NDA and it continued to be an integral part of the united Opposition.

Islamabad

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court, has filed a mercy petition to Pakistan Army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Army said here today.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today stayed the proposed sale of excess land of Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Limited, a Union government undertaking.

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KURMA RAO

The concern raised by this daily over lack of regular inspection and pruning of dangerous trees at Diglipur in North Andaman proved spot on as turbulent weather again caused two tree crashing incident in the region on Thursday. The first mishap was reported at Nabin Nagar, Diglipur where a massive Rui tree uprooted and crashed over an abandoned government quarter.

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34 year old, Senthil, a resident of Pathergudda, woke up with a jolt on Wednesday to discover that that his motorcycle has been stolen from his residence. Unidentified person(s), probably using duplicate keys, decamped with his vehicle purchased a few months ago.

Demands resumption of PDS sugar for BPL/APL beneficiaries
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The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray met Mr Ram Vilas Paswani, Minister of Food & Public Distribution, GoI, New Delhi on Thursday and discussed the issue of continuation of subsidised sugar supply on APL/BPL families through the PDS, which has been stopped since May 2017 except the beneficiaries of AAY.

Committed to farmers’ progress through scientific interventions: Dr Roy
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The launch day of Island Kisan Mela (IKM) & Farmers Innovators Meet (FIM) by ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here saw hundreds of farmers in troops visiting the research institute to learn about the latest from the fields.

NEW DELHI

For the first time, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt.

Spl Police team constituted to nab the accused
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The absconding Deputy Conservator of Forests, R Ajay Kumar has been placed under suspension with immediate effect. The Lt Governor A&N Islands, had already approved the suspension of the said DFO, on June 15, 2017 itself. The order for his suspension has also been approved by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, New Delhi.

Port Blair

In continuation with earlier Press Release regarding cancellation of Fair Price Shop No. 35, CCS Branch,Junglighat, FPS No. 646, CCS, Branch, Attam Pahar, FPS No. 17, Shadashivam, Haddo and  FPS No.199, Smti Aysha Fareed, New Pahargaon.

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair organized District Youth Convention on Wednesday at NYK office premises on the occasion of 3rd International Yoga Day.  Mr Lokesh Kumar Principal, , Ravindra Bangla Vidyalaya, Port Blair  was the chief guest while  Smt Uma Devi,  Pres

Port Blair

The General Secretary, Mr Prakash Adhikari, Mr K.

Port Blair

Botanical Survey of India, Andaman & Nicobar Regional Centre, Port Blair, celebrated the International Day of Yoga on Wednesday on the theme “Yoga for harmony and health”.

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have mourned the sudden demise of Mr N.V.

Port Blair

The All India Radio here broadcasts a new series named ‘Apne Panchayat Se’ on the second and fourth Monday of every month to bring the administration closer to people.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard, A & N Region conducted a community interaction programme (CIP) at Loharbarrack in coordination with the Gram Panchayat.

Port Blair

As part of celebration of the Eid-Ul-Fitr, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched an array of exciting offers for Pre-paid mobile customers which include talk value of Rs 786 in main balance on recharge of Rs 786 with 3GB data valid for 90 days and talk value of

Port Blair

Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong southwesterly wind speed between 25 and 35 kmph gusting to 45 kmph and moderate to rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.

Port Blair

In order to bring more transparency and improving the ease of submission of application to different colleges under A&N Administration, a Common College Admission Portal (CCAP) has been developed.

Port Blair

In accordance with Rule 67 of A & N IV Rules 2016, “G.P. Rating Course for existing and new entrants” is scheduled to be conducted at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Information Technology, Dollygunj, Port Blair in the month of July, 2017.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Tourism, A&N Islands Administration will participate in Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF) organized by M/s fairfest Media Limited at Kolkata for tourism promotion. The TTF-Kolkata is scheduled to be held from 7th to 9th July, 2017.

Port Blair

The Secretary to Govt. of India and also the Director General ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra will be arriving here on a two day visit to the Islands tomorrow (June 23).

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.0 meters has forecast during 17:30 hours on 22-06-2017 to 23:30 hours of 24-06-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

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