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The Home Ministry Advisory Committee meeting was held under the chairmanship of Mr Rajnath Singh, Home Ministry of India on Friday at New Delhi. Mr Vishal Jolly, State President of Bharatiya Janata Party, A&N Islands & Member of HMAC placed demands viz.

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Dr. Kanak Haloi, Prof. & Head, GARD NIRD & PR, NREC, Assam, Dr.

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To test the disaster preparedness levels at Little Andaman, a mock disaster management exercise was conducted on Friday. The mock exercise was planned by painting a scenario to check response time and procedures followed by various stakeholders.

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The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders the party have deeply mourned the demise of Mr Nirmal Biswas, working president of block Congress Committee, Diglipur. He was 77.

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Dr. Arun Mitra

In the National Health Policy (NHP) 2017 document the government has admitted that every year nearly 6.3 crore people go below poverty line because of out of pocket expenditure on health. About 70% of this expenditure is on drugs and other consumables alone. There has been talk of producing cheap bulk drugs, use of drugs under generic names and also there have been fixation of price of some medicines by the government and opening of fair price medical shops. But the issue still remains as before.

A bench of nine judges began hearing a case, which will have a far-reaching impact on the years to come and will, in effect, decide whether the right to privacy is protected and guaranteed by the Constitution of India.

As the Right-wing forces tighten their grip on the polity, the Left continues to shoot itself in the foot to become more and more irrelevant. The decision of the majority of the CPM Central Committee to deny a third term to the party’s current general secretary Sitaram Yechuri in the Rajya Sabha is the latest instance of self-goal.