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Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

In a big relief for the employees of Nagarpalika Vidyalaya at Aberdeen, the Municipal Council has decided to revoke its proposal to transfer the management of the institution.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

The Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Port Blair Unit organized a media workshop titled 'Vartalap' on Friday. The Chief Secretary, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar, inaugurated the workshop in the presence of Mr Debanjan Chakrabarti, Additional Director General of PIB, Eastern Region, Kolkata, Deputy Director, PIB, Mr V.M.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

While the government endeavors to make India free from open defecation by construction of toilets and spur sanitation, closed toilets at Yeretta Jetty reveals the slack efforts of the local agencies in this direction.

Port Blair

As a part of celebration of 68th Vana Mahotsav, a week-long tree plantation programme commenced at Police Lines here on Thursday to create awareness among the police personnel and general public about the importance of improving green cover.

Port Blair

On July 11, a case vide crime no. 65/17 U/s 392/34 IPC was registered at PS Chatham on the complaint of Smti Nana Sundri (46) yrs W /o Late. A.

Port Blair

Integrated Pest Management Training & Demonstration Programme under the Farmers’ Field School in Rice were inaugurated by Central IPM Centre(CIPMC), Port Blair at Guptapara Gram Panchayat Hall on July 13 and at Dhanikhari Community Hall on July 14 in order to crea

Port Blair

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Andaman and Nicobar Islands will organize “Jan Akrosh Rally” (Protest Rally) against the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims on July 15 at 4pm from Radhakrishna Mandir, Junglighat to Tiranga Park, Port Blair via-Goal Ghar-Bengali Club-Model S

Port Blair

In today’s matches of the Inter School Football Knockout tournament for U-14 (Boys) and U-17 (Boys & Girls) being organized by the Directorate of Education at Netaji Stadium, JNRM Football Ground and GSSS Bathu Basti School Ground, GSS Junglighat beat GSSS Mohanpu

Port Blair

The All India Radio here broadcasts a programme entitled ‘Sabka Saath – Sabka Vikas’ every third Monday of the month. In the next episode scheduled on July 17, the topic of discussion is ‘Digital initiatives of A & N Police’.

Port Blair

The state president of Bharatiya Janata Party, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has expressed gratitude to Dr. Shipra Paul, Director, DHS, A&N Islands for starting Ultrasonography facility at CHC Bambooflat and Diglipur.

Port Blair

Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong south-westerly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.  Meanwhile,  the INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended at Ranchi Barrack near Haddo Wharf area from 5.30 am to 3.00 pm hours on July 15 for cutting of old dangerous tree, standing near Haddo wharf by APWD.

Port Blair

A voluntary blood donation camp was organized in the Conference Hall of Directorate of Industries, Port Blair today which was facilitated by A&N AIDS Control Society. 20 units of blood were collected from the volunteers. Supervising the camp, Dr.

Port Blair

An awareness programme on the provision of ‘POCSO Act-2012’, Cyber Crime and ATM Fraud was conducted for the students and teachers of Govt. Senior Secondary School Diglipur on July 10, 2017.

Port Blair

The president of Andaman and Nicobar Janta Party, Mr Santosh Prajapati has extended his greetings to the islanders on the holy month Sawan. In a release, Mr Prajapati wished peace and prosperity for the islanders.

Port Blair

A training programme on ‘Goods & Services Tax’ (GST) will be organized for all the print  and electronic media persons registered or unregistered at 4 pm in the Conference Hall of Directorate of IP&T on July 17.

Port Blair

As part of 68th Vana Mahotsava celebration, tree planting programme was organised by Tushnabad Range of South Andaman Division in the premises of Primary Health Centre on July 11 and at Tehsil office, Ferrargunj on July 13.

Port Blair

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

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

Few in India know how Israel has come up, the struggle and hardship it has to face. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel and it is a wise decision. It is a small country, surrounded by hostile neighbours but lives on its own terms. Israel’s population is mere 80 lakhs; it is surrounded by 56 Arab countries having population of 150 crores.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

In politics, the ruling party does not always malign and implicate its opponents for sending them to jail but mainly to convey a larger message to the polity, to other political outfits; that they could be destroyed if they are not cautious. Actually this is exactly what has been going on in Bihar in recent days. The BJP targeting Lalu Yadav and his sons and daughter is part of the grand design to force him to shut his mouth ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

It was Mamata Banerjee who had proposed the name of Gopal Krishna Gandhi, a former governor of Bengal, as the Opposition candidate for the office of vice-president. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi readily accepted it and so did many others. There was some uncertainty whether the Left, that is the CPM which has a running feud with the West Bengal Chief Minister, would accept it. During the penultimate stage of his tenure, Gandhi incurred the displeasure of the Left, especially the CPM.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today directed a probe by the CBI into the alleged extra-judicial killings by the Army, the Assam Rifles and the Manipur Police in the insurgency-hit state.

NEW DELHI

Ramping up pressure on the RJD over the corruption case involving Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav, the JD-U today said chief minister Nitish Kumar will never compromise on the issue of corruption.

Naveen rules out possibility of cross voting in Prez polls
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Agencies

NDA s Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind today met ruling BJD MLAs and MPs at Odisha Assembly and had lunch with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during his one-day visit here.

Guwahati

The flood situation in Assam continued to deteriorate with five more persons losing their lives today as while over 17 lakh people remnained affected across 26 districts in the state.

Itanagar

Union minister Kiren Rijiju and Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu today undertook an aerial survey of flood-hit districts in the state where all major roads and highways have been damaged by landslides due to heavy rains.

Agartala

Causing serious hardship to people and leading to a crisis in essentials and food grains, a Tripura tribal party continued its blockade of the state's main national highway and the lone railway track for the fifth day on Friday to push for a separate state.

Kolkata

The Indian Coast Guard has evacuated an Indonesian mariner from a Hong Kong registered merchant tanker on medical emergency near Haldia port, ICG sources said here today.

Kolkata

In a surprising incident, the name of this year's West Bengal Higher Secondary examination topper Archisman Panigrahi appeared on top of the Jadavpur University merit list in three subjects though Archisman denied he had ever applied to the varsity.

Aizawl

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla today said the state government would continue to distribute water tanks to the BPL families.

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