Date wise Archive

Washington

President Donald Trump today vowed to boost US' strategic partnership with India to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan and called on New Delhi to provide more economic assistance to the war-torn country.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Amid incessant rains, timely action by fire fighters averted two major mishaps and managed to contain blaze reported in two buildings located in thickly populated areas in the city on Tuesday. Fire fighters and fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately after  receipt of the distress call.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

While there are mixed reactions from different parts of the country, political leaders to the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq, women from the Muslim community in these islands have largely welcomed the decision. “We welcome the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq as it is in the interest of Muslim women.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

The Rangat Police on Tuesday recovered huge quantity of contraband tobacco products from a resident of Dairyfarm, Port Blair.

Port Blair

Indira Gandhi National Open University has extended date for admissions to its Distance Education Academic programmes for the Academic Cycle – July 2017.

Port Blair

The review meeting of District Planning Committee, South Andaman District was held for the second day under the chairmanship of Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The Chairperson of Municipal Council, Mr B Eswar Rao and the Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey have expressed our gratitude to the Lt. Governor for convening review meeting of the District Planning Committee.

Port Blair

The State president of BJP A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has congratulated Lt. Governor, A&N Islands for completing one year in office. In a release, Mr Jolly said that under the leadership of our Lt.

Port Blair

A delegation of Island Development Organization (IDO) visited PBMC Sanitation Residential Quarters at Brookshabad on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Govt. of India, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan arrived here on a two-day visit to A&N Islands on Tuesday. After his arrival, the Minister visited the National Memorial Cellular Jail.

Port Blair

A thee-day training programme on disaster management and disaster preparedness in Collapse Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR) and Medical First Responder (MFR) to sensitise police personnel  and employee of APWD and Forest departments got underway on Monday in the off

Author: 
Kalyani Shankar

The tragic death of more than 70 children in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh this week has brought to the fore the dismal failure of the successive governments both at the Centre and in the states to deliver health care to the people who have voted them to power. It is gross negligence, which has resulted in tragedies like what we have witnessed in Gorakhpur and elsewhere. India is perhaps one country where human life does not get the attention it needs if one looks at the plight of the patients in various government and even private hospitals.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

History was made in Ahmedabad on Tuesday (Aug 8). After a grueling battle Ahmed Patel of the Congress won in the keenly contested Rajya Sabha election, thanks to the Election Commission, which acted wisely and impartially. The EC declared the votes of two Congress MLAs as invalid for violating the secrecy of ballot paper by displaying their votes to BJP representatives, paving the way for Patel’s victory. Past mid-night Ahmed Patel tweeted--“Satyameva Jayate”.

The cause of Saturday’s railway accident at Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh in which 24 passengers lost their lives is gradually becoming clear: it was criminal negligence of the concerned railway staff and lack of communication and coordination between them. The rail track was being repaired. But the ill-fated Kalinga Utkal Express was allowed to pass over the line. The Permanent Way (PW) staff claim they had informed the Station Superintendent that repair work was going on and he should have sent messages to stop the train. This he did not do.