Date wise Archive

Bhubaneswar

At least four persons, including three women, were killed and six others, three of them children, injured in lightning incidents in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district today.

Itanagar

Students from Arunachal Pradesh and neighbouring Nagaland today joined the Van Mahotsav programme organised by Maharastra government at the initiative of Governor Acharya.

Sasaram

Bodies of a couple who got drowned when their car fell into a canal in Bihar's Rohtas district were recovered today, a police officer said.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

After a series of reports on defunct ATMs (Automated Teller Machines) dispensing pain to customers in the city and outlying areas, The Echo of India came across another such installation in the headquarter region of the North and Middle Andaman district.

NEW DELHI

Taking suo-moto cognizance, the National Commission for Scheduled Tribe (NCST) has initiated action against objectionable video films and pictures of protected Jarava and other tribal communities of Andaman Islands uploaded on YouTube social media platform.

Port Blair

The 50th Annual General Meeting of the Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) will be held at TSG Emerald View, Phoenix Bay at 12.25 pm on July 9. The Lt Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi will attend the meeting as the chief guest.

Port Blair

The Election Commission of India, New Delhi has rolled out programme for Special Drive to enrol  left out electors (young Indian citizens in the age group of 18 – 21 years) giving focus on first time electors from  July 1-31, 2017.

Port Blair

The Chairperson, Municipal Council, Mr B.Eswar Rao along with Mr NK Udhaya Kumar, Senior Vice Chairperson and Mr Dharmendra Narayan, Junior Vice Chairperson PBMC inspected Ward No-16 along with the Ward Councilor Smt Usha.

Port Blair

The final merit list of candidates, who applied for admission to four year integrated courses viz. B.A.B.Ed (English), B.Sc.B.Ed (Computer Science) and B.Sc. B.Ed (Maths) in Tagore Govt.

Port Blair

The general public have been informed that the Fair Price Shop No.635, allotted in the name of Smt. Esrawati Chaurasia, resident of Teylerabad, Port Blair has been cancelled as per the request letter from the FPS dealer.

Port Blair

A meeting to discuss the issues of Devolution of Powers in 2nd, 4th & 6th schedule of A&N Islands (Panchayat) Regulation 1994 and developmental works undertaken by Zilla Parishad, South Andaman was held on Friday in the conference hall of Zilla Parishad.  The

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Command Squash Championship was organised from July 4-7. Primary aim of the championship was to promote physical fitness and sportsman spirit within the Command.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.4 meters between 17:30 hours on 07-07-2017 to 23:30 hours of 09-07-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Port Blair

To prevent man-animal conflict particularly with crocodiles found in streams near human habitation at Collinpur, Manpur, Tirur, Caddlegunj, the South Andaman Forest Division is conducting regular announcement to make aware the local people and precautions to be taken

Port Blair

Candidates, who have applied in local All India Radio for empanelling themselves as casual assignee’s and Yuvvani Comperer’s, have been requested to get their relevant certificates verified.

Port Blair

The Central  Island Agricultural Research Institute has forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in these islands in the next five days.

Port Blair

A delegation of Jan Kranti Party, A & N Islands led by general secretary, Mr Prakash Minj, met the Director General of Police, Smt Nuzhat Hassan is her chamber and offered a few suggestions on improvement of police services in the islands.

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

International relations among nations have probably never been so intense and complex as they are in present times. Known allies such as the United States of America and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, the European Union and the United Kingdom, Turkey and Germany and Qatar and Saudi Arabia have lately turned adversaries for one reason or the other. The possibilities of improved Iran-US and Cuba-US relationships, sparked off after former US president Barak Obama’s initiatives, now look rather remote.

Author: 
Anjan Roy

The hype over introduction of GST created such an atmosphere as if India would be radically different from the midnight of June 30. There was widespread fear that prices will zoom, trading collapse, farmers would be burdened with huge tax burden, retailers would cheat consumers charging premium on old stocks of goods.

With the change in government, change in the security environment, change in the threat perceptions, a change in India’s foreign policy postulates was inevitable. The Prime Minister’s visit to Israel – the first by any Indian prime minister – is more than symbolic of all these changes. During the heyday of Congress rule when Indo-Soviet friendship had touched its zenith, the Soviet Union became India’s largest arms supplier. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the United States gradually came to take that place.

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