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Despite adverse reports in the local media, the government agencies have failed to furnish the Sainik Sarai at Campbell Bay in Great Nicobar. Even after more than a year since its renovation and launch by the then Lt. Governor of A & N Islands, Lt.

MP, trading communities meet LG
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A delegation led by the Member of Parliament, Shri B P Ray, including representatives of Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry, grain dealers association, shopkeepers, activists and elected representatives, today participated in a meeting held at the Conference hall of Raj Niwas.

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In a tragic incident, a tourist lost his life after drowning at the Ross and Smith Island on Saturday. According to sources, the visitor from Chennai was swimming at the beach when tall waves pulled him into deep waters. He was rushed to the nearest Health Centre where doctors declared him brought dead.

‘Stakeholders Meet’ on development of tuna fisheries
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A Stakeholders Meet on ‘Development of Tuna Fisheries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands’ was held at Kochi based ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology on the behest of Andaman and Nicobar Administration today.

Port Blair

The Andaman Nicobar Chess Association (ANCA) has been authorized by the All India Chess Federation to organize National Under-25 Chess Championship at Port Blair from July 13 to 20.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council in association with the Directorate of Health Services and GB Pant Hospital conducted a cleanliness drive under Swachh Bharath Abhiyan on Saturday. The drive was led by the Chairperson of the Council. Mr S.C.L.Das, Pr.

Port Blair

As a part of 68th Van Mahotsav-2017, a mass tree plantation drive was organized by the Police Training School, Prothrapur, A&N Police in the training campus on July 7. Smt.

Port Blair

The Secretary, RD, PRIs & ULBs/ Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai and Mr Arun Kumar Jha, Assistant Commissioner, Tribal Welfare and Deputy Director, RD, PRIs & ULBs, A&N Administration, laid the foundation stone for construction of ru

Port Blair

The state president of Bharatiya Janata Party, Mr Vishal Jolly, Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray and other leaders have condoled the demise of Gopal Mondal, resident of Kadamtala in Middle Andaman.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.2 meters between 5.30 pm on July 8 to 11.30 pm of July 10 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.  Current speeds may vary between 44  - 71 c

Nitya Chakraborty

Just three days before the start of the summit of the Group of Twenty countries(G-20) at Humburg in Germany on July 7 and 8, high tensions have gripped the Brussels headquarters of the European Union and the German capital Berlin as information has percolated that the US President Donald Trump will be making a very harsh statement against Germany concerning free trade, climate change and immigration and his target will principally be the German Chanchellor Angela Merkel who is hosting the summit  this year.

Kalyani Shankar

There is a growing realisation among the opposition parties that their survival is now dependent upon their unity. In a democracy, an effective opposition is very important. Therefore, efforts are currently going on to unite the non-BJP parties but unfortunately they are facing road- blocks. 

The last thing that West Bengal needed at this moment is a spat between two seats of power, Raj Bhavan and Nabanna. Raj Bhavan has a point when it says that the conversation between a Governor and a Chief Minister is supposed to be confidential and should not be brought into the public domain. The situation in West Bengal is taut and fraught. There are elements in every camp who want to stir up trouble. The need of the hour is to exercise moderation and restraint.


An RSS activist, who was allegedly stabbed by an unidentified group at Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district, succumbed to his injuries at a private hospital here, prompting police to tighten security in the region.


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today said the state fared better when it came to instances of crime against women when compared to others and credited crime prevention activities by the police for this.


Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh today directed the Deputy Commissioner of Lahaul and Spiti to expedite grant of Nautod land to all eligible persons and dispose of the pending cases within two months.


AICC Secretary Girish Chodankar today said the appointment of Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik as the new Goa Congress chief would lift the sagging morale of the party cadres after the BJP pulled the plug on them to grab power in the state.


On a petition seeking a CBI probe into the 2007 Gorakhpur riots, the Allahabad High Court today asked the petitioners to file his rejoinder to the counter affidavit of the state government.


State-run transport corporations will feature CCTV cameras as part of measures to ensure safety of women and children, Transport Minister M R Vijayabhaskar said today.


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today paid homage at the memorial of former AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa at the Marina here.


Five passengers on-board an IndiGo coach at the airport here sustained minor injuries after a window shattered, allegedly due to a jet blast from a SpiceJet plane approaching a parking bay.


The sons of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and Rampur's titular Nawab Kazim Ali Khan have lodged police complaints against each other, alleging physical attacks and conspiracy to murder.


Former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati, who is lodged in the district jail here on charges of gang-rape, has demanded facilities commensurate with the status of an ex-minister and ex-MLA.


The flood situation in Assam today worsened and affected around 4.5 lakh people in 17 districts, even as the deluge claimed three more lives, taking the toll to 22.


The Bihar government today rejected news reports that senior civil and police officials were tipped off about Friday's CBI raids at locations linked to RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family.


Odisha Police today arrested four persons including two computer engineers here in Ganjam district on charge of illegally operating SIM Boxes, which are being used by gangsters to divert the ISD/STD calls by using fake SIMs.


Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has welcomed the Army's development initiative in the state and said Tawang has been developed because of them.


A mob staged a road blockade and set 20 trucks on fire on Jhargram-Midnapore road after a truck loaded with sand hit a cyclist and critically injured him on Friday evening, police said.


Tension gripped a village in Bihar's Bhagalpur district where dozens of Mahadalit women were denied entry into temples, police said today.


Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh today visited flood relief camps and directed officials to ensure rehabilitation of affected people at the earliest.