Date wise Archive

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

A big unrest is brewing at the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) after diploma students have started raising demand for deferment of semester exams alleging administrative mismanagement of the institute towards ensuring timely completion of the syllabus.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

Poor compliance of fire safety norms has caused another mishap at Diglipur in the North Andaman region. The shop of Nipa Electronics, Madhupur road in Krishnapur area was engulfed in flames after reported short-circuit in the afternoon hours when the unit was closed for lunch on Monday.

Visit to Haddo and Buniyadabad
Report by: 
Agencies

The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi visited PBMC Ward No. 1 & 2 at Haddo & Ward No. 8 at Buniyadabad on Monday. The OSD to LG, Mr PK Singh, Chairperson, PBMC, Mr B. Eswar Rao, Councilor, Ward No. 1, Mr Karunakaran, Councilor, Ward No. 2, Mr R.

Port Blair

The state president of Bharatiya Janata Party, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has expressed gratitude to the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands for taking initiatives to develop tuna fisheries in these islands. In a release, Mr Jolly also expressed gratitude to the Lt.

Port Blair

A meeting of Aam Aadmi Electricity Mazdoor Union (AAEMU), Port Blair was held recently at Daya Sagar Building, Brichgunj Chowk to discuss on various issues of electricity workers.

Port Blair

Butterflies organized Career Management workshop for Teenagers in Little Andaman with the support of, CIAI Italy recenly.  Around 80 teenagers’ participated and benefited out of the workshop.

Port Blair

The Ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Padmashree Naresh Chander Lal visited Seva Niketan, Dairyfarm recently.

Port Blair

The final merit list of candidates who have applied for admission to two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) course has been displayed for information of all and is available on the DIET Notice board as well as in the common online admission website.

Port Blair

The Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), A&N Islands celebrated its foundation Day on July 9 as Students Day in the premises of JNRM here near Swami Vivekananda statue.

Port Blair

As part of the month-long celebration of  68th Van Mahotsav, the Botanical Survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre conducted a tree planting programme at Govt.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Health Services will observe World Population Day 2017 on July 11 and a fortnight-long celebration thereafter on the theme ‘Nayi Lehar Naya Vishwas, Sampoona Zimmedari Se Parivar Vikas’ in these islands.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have mourned the untimely demise of Mr Azad Khan, son of late Abdullah Khan, resident of Dugnabad. He was 49 and passed away on Monday.

Port Blair

The general secretary, Mr Prakash Minj and other leaders of Jan Kranti Party, A & N Islands have expressed gratitude to the Lt. Governor for accepting their demand for resumption of Janata Durbar at Raj Niwas.

Port Blair

In terms of the provisions of The Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Cess Act 1996 and A & N Administration gazette notification dated 20-01-2009, the Municipal Council will henceforth collect 1 percent of labour  cess against the construction cost f

Port Blair

The chartered flights on Kolkata-Port Blair-Kolkata sector scheduled on July 13 & 27, August 10 & 24th and September 14 & 28th have been cancelled due to low occupancy.

Port Blair

On July 4, the police party of PS Rangat consisting of SI Regan Issac, SI Masuma Begum, PCs Jaydev Halder, N. Abdul Anish, Y. Srinivas Rao, Biplob Das, Kayaan Mohammed, Sushila Kujur, Sammi Begum, Gyana Sehkar headed by Insp. P.K.

Port Blair

The Fair Price Shop No.625, allotted in the name of Mr V. Raja Gopal situated near Thirupati Temple, Diary Farm, Port Blair has been cancelled with immediate effect as per the request letter from FPS dealer. All the Family Identity Card holders registered in FPS No.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Education had issued direction to all schools of the UT of A & N Islands, (Govt./Govt.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

A curious item in the charter of demands presented by Saudi Arabia and its allies to Qatar is a call for banning the popular and highly rated television channel, Al Jazeera. One can understand the insistence on outlawing the supposedly terroristic Muslim Brotherhood and the closure of a Turkish base on Qatari soil, but shutting down Al Jazeera?

Author: 
G. Srinivasan

The Modi government has unfeigned fascination over things digital as it believes that this technology is a savior and a salutary agent for positive change to alter the topography of governance for bringing immeasurable benefits to the Indian people. No doubt, the digital economy is a key driver of growth and development.

It is over a week now that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has come into force throughout the country. But confusion still persists in the trading community – from the big wholesaler to the pavement vendor. There are other areas of ambiguity also. The first question that arises is, what was the hurry for the Government to introduce it on 1st of July, before clearing all the confusion that surrounds it? A rather strange argument the Government has adduced is that GST will help increase India’s GDP. It passes understanding how a tax can help increase GDP.

A dark chapter in Kerala film industry’s history
Report by: 
P. Sreekumaran

It was an utterly disgraceful display of patriarchal attitude. The shocked people of Kerala were treated to a malevolent manifestation of entrenched patriarchy by the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA).

Chennai

A bill for setting up a panel to recommend delimitation of wards in local bodies and also suggest quota for women, SC and ST candidates was introduced in the Tamil Nadu Assembly today.The TN Delimitation Commission Bill, 2017, introduced by state Municipal Administrat

Ahmedabad

The Gujarat High Court today decided to hear a plea seeking direction to the Election Commission to stop political parties from issuing manifestos and to hold them liable for making unkept pre-poll promises.

Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir human rights commission today directed the state government to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was used as a "human shield" by the Army during the Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today questioned the maintainability of a plea by two persons challenging the Delhi Assembly Speaker's order sending them to jail for throwing pamphlets and sloganeering in the House.

NEW DELHI

A man's act of taking two injured persons to a doctor has earned him the leniency of a Delhi court which set aside the two-month jail term awarded to him for endangering the life of others by rash driving.

Hyderabad

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi today pitched for making efforts to secure the 'heritage city' tag for Hyderabad, on the lines of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Owaisi's call received support from the BJP and the ruling TRS in Telangana.

Madurai

The Tamil Nadu government today submitted to the Madras High Court all records pertaining to the extension of tenure of Director General of Police T K Rajendran, who is allegedly facing corruption charges.

Muzaffarnagar

The Railways will run three pairs of special trains from July 15 to 21 to clear the extra- rush of pilgrims during the Kanwar Yatra, which started today.

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