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Srinagar

Dreaded Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant Abu Dujana apparently rejected an offer to surrender made by the security forces minutes before the encounter that led to his killing along with an aide in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

The family of Harjit Singh have been having sambhar and rasam without tomatoes for the past few days, his wife blames soaring prices of tomatoes in the local market for the deficiency. In the past week, tomato prices have skyrocketed leaving consumers of Campbell Bay in a fix.

Port Blair

An emergency like situation has cropped up in the headquarters of the Andaman and Nicobar Police Fire Services after drivers of fire tenders boycotted their duties in the evening hours of Thursday.

More projects in pipeline to motivate youth pursue career in film making: IP Secy
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The foundation course in Digital Cinematography, by the Directorate of Information Publicity and Tourism in associated with Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, concluded on Thursday at Waves Resturant, Corbyn’s Cove, port blair, Andaman from 12th July to 03rd of August 2017.

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

The Police here has solved a theft case reported more than a month earlier. According to reports, a desktop computer along with its accessories were found missing from a Govt. Primary School after which a complaint was registered at the local Police Station.

NEW DELHI

The government has distributed 4 lakh LED bulbs to households in different parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands as on Aug 1, 2017. As per estimates, the initiative will result in energy savings to around 52 MUs per year and lead in avoided peak demand by 10.39 MW.

Port Blair

Breakless Entertainers, an Event Management and Entertainment organisation, organised a grand musical evening, “A Tribute to Kishore Kumar” on Wednesday at Dr. B R Ambedkar Auditorium of the Municipal Council. The show was arranged by Mr Mukesh Dedhiya, Mumbai.

Use of GPS system held at Carnic
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Agencies

Fisheries Science Division (FSD) of ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute in association with Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Car Nicobar conducted one day “Workshop cum Distribution of Fishing Inputs to Tribal Fishermen under TSP” recently at Tribal Council Building, Big Lapathy, Car Nicobar. Altogether, 50 fishermen participated in the workshop.

Port Blair

RK a 31 year old worker, with the Forest Department at Diglipur, met with an accident when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a bus near Kalighat Power House at around 1:45 pm on 27.12. 2016.

Port Blair

Due to strike of employees of M/s. Suryacharka Power Plant, Bambooflat, the ongoing load shedding will continue in Port Blair and South Andaman area during evening peak hours from 5.30 pm to 11.30 pm for one hour on every day as per revised schedule.

Port Blair

Month long programmes to celebrate 68th Vanmahotsava were conducted at Nirmala School here to motivate students and generate importance on the importance of preserving the environment.

Port Blair

Rajya Kalakar Maha Sangh and Mr AP Hussain Pradhan, Bambooflat-II jointly organized a Grand Bollywood Musical Nite at Naya Basthi, Bamboofalt-II on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The Department of Fisheries is maintaining a Museum cum Aquarium near Marina Park since several decades. It is one of the important centre of attraction for thousands of tourists, local people and school & college students.

Port Blair

The Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman District had ordered the observance of August 6 and 8, 2017 as “Dry Days” at South Andaman, in connection with the ensuing Bye-Election for Gram Panchayat.

Port Blair

All fishers of the Islands have been advised to abide by the Provisions of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Marine Fishing Rules. The non motorized and motorized non mechanical boats (with engines of 30HP or less) have been strictly advised to fish only in Zone A, i.e.

Port Blair

The former  Chairperson of Municipal Council and Councilor of Ward no 10, Smt Sheela Singh has condoled the demise of Mr A.K Sarkar, retired driver of APWD and father of Smt Sunita Sharma, State General Secretary of BJP Mahila Morcha, A&N Islands.

Author: 
Dr. Arun Mitra

It was astonishing when the union health minister Shri J P Nadda said in an interview on a TV channel that the government will institute inquiry in to the exorbitant prices of drugs. It would be naive to believe that till date the government was ignorant about this.

Author: 
Subrata Majumder

Speculations are rife over the impending new era of Sino-India economic relations. Political and economic relations, which were intertwined hitherto, moved diagonally opposite to each other. Despite border standoff intensified at Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet tri-junction, Chinese investment initiatives are unlikely to be debilitated. Border tension is not new. Before, whenever the border tension erupted, it had a drag on Chinese trade and investment in India. India used to restrict Chinese investment with a plea on security concern.

The elimination of a top leader of the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, Abu Dujana in a joint operation by the security forces after a seven hour long gun battle in Pulwama is undoubtedly a success. But it is doubtful whether it will help restore normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. Last year on July 8, another dreaded terrorist, Burhan Wani, was killed in an encounter. His death triggered a spate of violence which continues even today.

Washington

US President Donald Trump has endorsed a legislation that would drastically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed into the country and implement "merit-based" visa scheme which could benefit highly-educated and technology professionals from countries like India.

Tokyo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today was set to announce new defence and foreign ministers as part of a cabinet revamp he hopes will stem a decline in public support after a series of scandals and missteps.

Boston

A letter written by renowned German physicist Albert Einstein in 1919, concerning the arrangement of divorce to his wife and the education of his children, is expected to fetch over USD 15,000 at an auction.

Washington

Christopher Wray on Thursday assumed charge as the new FBI Director and pledged to work for the good of the US and the cause of justice.

Tehran

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani was officially sworn in for a second term on Thursday at a ceremony overseen by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei.

Zurich

Former Gambian interior minister Ousman Sonko will remain in a Swiss jail for another three months after the country`s attorney general (AG) broadened an investigation into whether he committed crimes against humanity.  Sonko has been in pre-trial custody since Januar

United Nations

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at preventing terrorists from acquiring weapons and asked nations to take appropriate legal actions against those who knowingly engage in providing arms to militants.

United Nations

China has again extended by three months its technical hold on the US, France and UK- backed proposal to list JeM chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar as a designated terrorist by the UN.

Chandigarh

The Haryana government today issued fresh set of guidelines to ensure that teachers working in state-run schools do not take their mobile phones to the classrooms, except if it is required as an academic aid.

Mumbai

The Bombay High Court today rapped the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) for its failure to repair potholes and maintain roads in the megapolis which has resulted in the death of over 20 people since monsoon.

NEW DELHI

A Delhi court extended today by six days the custody of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah allowing the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate him further in a decade-old money laundering case for alleged terror financing.

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