Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

In a landmark decision that will affect the lives of all Indians, the Supreme Court today unanimously declared that right to privacy was a Fundamental right under the Constitution.

Verdict on privacy blow to fascist forces, says Rahul; Sonia sees beginning of new era for individual rights
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The Union government today welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling holding privacy as a Fundamental Right, saying the top court has only "affirmed" the government's position on this issue.

Warns of worsening Doklam crisis
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China today accused India of contradicting its words with actions after New Delhi decided to build a road around 20 km near Pangong Lake in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

NEW DELHI

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, a religious organisation representing Muslim clerics, has expressed "deep concern" over the Supreme Court judgement striking down triple talaq, saying it is "against" the Shariat.

Kolkata

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has decided to participate in the August 29 meeting called by the West Bengal government here to restore peace and normalcy in the Darjeeling hills, chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced today.

Mumbai

The Reserve Bank will launch Rs 200 banknotes for the first time on Friday, increasing availability of lower denomination currency in the system.

Kolkata

The BJP and RSS today came down on the West Bengal government for deciding not to allow immersion of Durga idols on the day of Muharram on October 1 and described the decision as 'unconstitutional' and an insult to the Hindu community.

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ROOPA LALL

Acute shortage of construction materials has brought developmental projects in rural areas in the North and Middle Andaman region to a complete standstill.

Port Blair

41 Armed Forces officers attending the Higher Defence Management Course (HDMC) at College of Defence Management (CDM), accompanied by Brigadier JS Rajpurohit, Head of Faculty CDM is on a visit to Andaman & Nicobar Command till Aug 27.

Port Blair

The Committee on Government Assurances (2016-17) of Lok Sabha headed by the Chairman and Members of Parliament will be arriving on Friday on a three day visit to the Islands.

Port Blair

The logo on ‘Bed & Breakfast’ was released by the Chief Secretary of A&N Islands, Mr Anindo Majumdar in the conference hall of the Secretariat on Wednesday.

Port Blair

After years of dedicated services to the nation, the Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna, part of the First Training Squadron of the Navy, was decommissioned with full armed forces honours at Kochi on Wednesday.

Port Blair

As per the direction received from the Principal, State Institute of Education here, a screening test under the scheme ‘Enhancement of Merit of Students from Rural and Tribal Areas’ will be conducted on Aug 31, 2017 from 10 am to 1 pm at GSSS Bathu Basti.

Port Blair

Acting upon credible information about illegal transportation of IMFL in huge quantity in a white car, the Station House Officer of PS Billiground along with staff of O.P Badam Nallah conducted checking of the vehicles coming from Mayabunder by barricading on Tuesday

Port Blair

The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has extended his greetings and good wishes to the islanders on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi and sought the blessings of Lord Ganesh.

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have extended their greetings to the islanders on the occasion of Vinayaka Chaturthi, the birth of Lord Ganesha, God of wisdom and prosperity.

Port Blair

September 15 is celebrated every year in the country since 1967 as “Engineers’ Day” to commemorate the birthday of the legendary engineer Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

Port Blair

The office of the Deputy Education Officer, Wimberlygunj organized a Zonal Level Science Seminar on the topic “Swachh Bharat: Role of Science and Technology- Promises and Challenges” on Wednesday.

Port Blair

A meeting was conducted by South Andaman Police with senior citizens recently at Neil Island.

Port Blair

As part of Teachers’ Day 2017 celebration, Yoga competition was organised by the Deputy Education Office, South Andaman for the teachers of South Andaman Zone on Thursday. In the women’s division, S.

Port Blair

The 37th Foundation Day of Tagore Govt. College of Education Port Blair was enthusiastically celebrated by the students and staff of the college on Thursday. It was on this day in 1981 the college was established in a small building along with Junior Basic Training.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard, A & N Region conducted a beach clean-up drive at Wandoor Beach on Wednesday under the flagship scheme of the government, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Port Blair

On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Vice President of Jan Kranti Party (JKP), A & N Islands, Mr JN Biswa Karma and other senior leaders have extended their greetings to the islanders.

Port Blair

News1India, National News Channel, which recently launched its operation in these islands, will telecast an interview with the Lt Governor, Prof.

Port Blair

Scuba diving camp for the cadets of NCC group of Army and Navy was conducted by the Clearance Diving Unit (PBR) under the aegis of Naval Component Commander.

Port Blair

To create Road Safety awareness amongst the auto rickshaw drivers, a traffic awareness lecture was delivered at PS Aberdeen Conference Hall by Mohd. Umar, Dy. SP (Traffic), Insp HL Tiwari and Insp Arjun Prasad of Traffic Branch recently.

Port Blair

In view of increasing complaints of rash and drunken driving in Municipal areas, the Traffic branch conducted special drive recently by placing barricades on various traffic junctions.

Chandigarh/New Delhi

Tension prevailed in normally peaceful Panchkula today, a day ahead of the expected verdict in a sexual exploitation case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, thousands of whose followers have descended on this Haryana town.

NEW DELHI

Senior diplomat Randhir Kumar Jaiswal was today appointed as social secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind. Jaiswal is a 1998-batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service.

NEW DELHI

BJP chief Amit Shah today appointed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in-charge of the Gujarat assembly polls while handing the responsibility of Karnataka to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. The Gujarat assembly elections are likely to take place later this year.

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