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ROOPA LALL

An employee of the Area Accounts Office, Andaman and Nicobar Command here has leveled serious allegations against the Jt. Controller of Defence Accounts, Port Blair. In a series of complaints posted in the Public Grievance Portal of the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Govt.

School toppers felicitated
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Agencies

The Lt Governor of A&N Islands, Prof Jagdish Mukhi, today felicitated the first five toppers of Class XII in the Science, Commerce, Arts and Vocational streams for the academic year 2016-2017 on Tuesday. He gave away trophies and certificates of merit to the Class XII toppers.

Report by: 
KRITI DE

In less than 14 hours after this daily broke the news about hardships being faced by the teachers of Vitala Public School, Bambooflat for non-payment of wages reportedly for the past four months, the school management pressed into action to disburse salaries for the month of May this year.

Port Blair

The state president, BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has congratulated Smt. Shati Samaddar, Shubashgram Panchayat, Smt Tamilarasi, Mayabunder Panchayat, Mr Dulal Ch. Roy, Pahalgaon Panchayat, Smt R. Bagchi, Basantipur Panchayat, Smti.

Port Blair

Raghu Narayanan, a student of 2001 batch from Electronics and Communication Department of DBRAIT has registered for patents for inventing High Current Coupled Inductor for DC to DC converter application. This invention was conceived during April 2016 in USA.

Port Blair

The Indira Gandhi National Open University has extended dates for admissions to its Distance Education Academic programmes for the Academic Cycle commencing from July 2017.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have condoled the demise of Mr Jogin Singh, resident of Dugnabad. He was 80 and father of Ms Rita Singh, Mahila Congress Organizer, Pradesh Seva Dal.

Seminar on ‘Women Empowerment’ held
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Agencies

The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof Jagdish Mukhi has called upon the people and the society to ensure that the rights of women are protected; for empowering the women of the country in the right manner. He urged the people to encourage women in all their endeavors,including the decision making process.

Port Blair

The Mahila Morcha wing of BJP, A & N Islands organised a programme on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan at Dairy Farm Community Hall on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The Chairperson, Municipal Council, Mr B Eswar Rao along with Secretary, Mr Yashpal Garg, Councillor, Ward no. 12, Mr K Arubadi, engineers and sanitary officer of the Council inspected the condition of staff quarters for sanitary workers at Brookshabad.

Port Blair

Raksha Bandhan was celebrated with fervor and enthusiasm by the members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad in the Port Blair city. The members of VHP Port Blair tied Raksha Sutra to Lt. Governor and to the First Lady of the Islands at Raj Niwas.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Mr Sanjeev Khirwar, Commissioner (Power), A & N Administration and others senior officers of Power Ministry, senior officers of MNRE, NTPC, NLC, REIL, PGCL & SECI attended a meeting chaired by Mr

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.3 meters between 17:30 hours on 08-08-2017 to 23:30 hours of 10-08-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Port Blair

The Indian Red Cross Society, A & N Branch conducted First Aid Training followed by Mock Drill for Law College trainees on Tuesday at Law’s Conference Hall, Aberdeen Bazar. Altogether 50 trainees from Law College participated in the Mock Drill.

Port Blair

It is brought to the notice of all the SKO Dealers, Kerosene oil beneficiaries and FPS owners of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that consequent upon enhancement of the Ex-Storage Point price of PDS Kerosene oil by the Govt.

Port Blair

Six local poachers have been apprehended for entering and indulging in fishing activities in the Jarawa Reserved Area on August 3. A joint  patrolling team comprising Police, AAJVS and Forest Dept led by SI Mohd.

Port Blair

The traffic branch of A&N Police conducted special drive on rash and drunken driving in Municipal area recently by placing barricades on various traffic junctions.

Author: 
Emile Schepers

In spite of threats from the Trump administration and sometimes violent demonstrations and a boycott by the right wing opposition, the scheduled elections for Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly were held Sunday, July 30.
Just after midnight, the head of the National Elections Commission, Tibisay Lucena, announced that 8,089,320 Venezuelans had voted.  This represents 41.53 percent of the 19 million eligible voters in this country of nearly 32 million.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

Nitish Kumar’s departure from the “secular” camp has been a body blow to the Opposition, but it’s even more so for Rahul Gandhi.
The Bihar chief minister is the third person in the last two years to have deserted Narendra Modi’s opponents. The first was Himanta Biswa Sarma in Assam, who is now a minister in the BJP government in the state. He famously said that when he went to meet Rahul Gandhi before deciding to leave the Congress, the latter hardly listened to him while playing with his dog.

There is no sign of peace and tranquility returning to Darjeeling hills anytime soon. On the contrary there are disturbing reports, not officially confirmed, that a section of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has established clandestine contact with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland and a group of fifty Naga militants are preparing to enter Darjeeling for engaging in subversive activities. It is not clear which faction of the NSCN – Muivah or Khaplang – is involved.