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Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Cutting across political lines, leaders of different parties put up a united front on Tuesday slamming the local administration for its failure to redress public concerns.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

An ageing fleet of STS buses has been taking a toll on residents in different parts of these islands for long. Majority of the buses owned and operated by the transport department and deployed in different routes remain under constant repairs forcing commuters to face untold hardships.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

Taking a strong note of the report published in The Echo of India edition dated September  11, the Department of Education has initiated steps to settle the pensionary benefits of CK Sadhu, former teacher of the department.

Port Blair

Acting swiftly on a tip-off received at PS Pahargaon on Monday that one Rajender Singh had cultivated cannabis plants at the backside of his house at Shiv Colony, Prothrapur, a raiding team headed by Insp.

Port Blair

In a brief but impressive function organised by the Directorate of Disaster Management on Sunday at the Central Godown, Haddo Wharf, two fibre boats from National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were requisitioned by the Administration for the purpose of disaster manag

Port Blair

Mr Sanjay Meshack, convenor, AAP, A & N Islands and president of Aam Aadmi Electricity Madzoor Union (AAEMU) along with office-bearers met Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi and president of AAP at New Delhi and Mr.

Port Blair

The AMIE Winter 2017 Examinations (Section A – Diploma, Non-Diploma and Section B) will be held  at Port Blair for seven days from December 2 to 8.

Port Blair

The World Coconut Day under the theme “Healthy Wealthy life with Coconut” was celebrated at ICAR-CIARI here on September 16 under the All India Coordinated Research Project on Palms (AICRPP) project operating at the Institute. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. A.

Port Blair

There was deviation in load shedding schedule from 5.30 pm to 11.30 pm on September 18  and 6.00 am to 9.00 am on September in some areas of Port Blair and South Andaman. The deviation occurred due to technical snag developed at switchgear of Chatham Power House.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (07-11cm) at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar islands in the next few days.

Port Blair

The state president of Bharatiya Janata Party, A & N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has appointed Mr Safuvan, son of P.K. Hamsa, resident of  Ograbraj as convener, State Information Technology (IT Cell), Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair

The Wildlife Division here will organize an open to all photography competition on the theme “Wildlife of Islands” as part of the 63rd Wildlife Week celebrations.

Port Blair

Due to some administration reasons, the private boat  plying between Aberdeen Jetty and Ross Island for Sound and Light Show has been suspended. As a result, there is no Sound and Light show programme at Ross Island.

Port Blair

The Chairperson, Municipal Council, Mr B Eswar Rao inaugurated on Tuesday the renovated  Tiranga Park at Aberdeen Bazaar, Ward No.5 in the presence of Smt S Selvi, Ward Councillor.  The Secretary, PBMC, other Councillors and other officials of the Council were present

Port Blair

Counselling for admission for two seats in Arts under Category-IV, 1 one  in Chemistry under Category-III (c) and  one seat in Biology under Category IV for admission to two-year B.Ed.

Port Blair

The A & N Administration and its officers particularly Mr. Anindo Majumdar, Chief Secretary, A& N Administartion, Mr.

Port Blair

A presentation-cum-meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Nearly 80 officials of Khunti administration, including SP Ashwini Kumar Sinha, were held hostage for 12 hours by tribal villagers 60km from Ranchi on August 25 in protest against a move to amend the Tenancy Act and give their arable lands to Adanis. 
Though it had been announced earlier that the law will not be amended, the government came out with a new land acquisition bill which made the tribals suspicious, leading too the protest. The villagers dug trenches and put up barricades to trap the officials.

Author: 
Emile Schepers

On Friday, August 25, President Trump announced the imposition of tough new sanctions on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, as punishment for the establishment of a new National Constituent Assembly in that country. But the Constituent Assembly is not taking Trump’s latest attacks lying down, but rather is forging ahead with a full program of reforms on the heels of military threats against the South American country.

The Shiv Sena has been fuming off and on against the BJP in Maharashtra where it is running a coalition government with it. Now party supremo Uddhav Thakre is believed to be toying with the idea of getting out of the coalition. The 2014 State Assembly polls saw the BJP emerge as the single largest party, leaving the SS behind. Uddhav Thakre has been fretting since then. Now the possibility of Narayan Rane defecting from the Congress and joining the BJP has upset him very much. Rane was a senior SS leader who left the party to join the Congress way back in 2005.

Gaya

Maoists blew up a solar power plant in Bihar's Gaya district, damaging its control room and workers' accommodation unit, a police officer said today.

Patna

Union minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan today backed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's remarks on dynastic politics saying it should not be promoted at the cost of merit.

Berhampur

An amount of Rs 9.76 crore has been sanctioned from the Mukhya Mantri Swastya Seva (MMSS) mission to boost infrastructure and facilities in the city hospital in this south Odisha city.

Bhubaneswar

Senior BJD MLA Pravat Ranjan Biswal has been arrested by the CBI in a chit fund scam, evoking a sharp reaction from Odisha's ruling party that today accused the Centre of misusing investigative agencies.

Kolkata

South Eastern Railway has decided to provide two minutes temporary stoppage of 12871/12872 Howrah-Titlagarh Ispat Express and 12813/12814 Howrah-Tatanagar Steel Express at Gidhni Station from 01.10.17 to 05.10.17 in view of 130th Birth Advent Anniversary of Sree Sree

Kolkata

The second and concluding day of SHRM India Annual Conference & Exposition 2017 started with a yoga session. Technology came into play as celebrity yoga master, Vidya Malavade connected with the audience from a remote location.

Kolkata

To clear extra rush of passengers, South Eastern Railway will run one trip Superfast Special Train between Howrah and Thiruvananthapuram leaving Howrah on 21.09.17 and one trip Superfast Special between Howrah and Bengaluru Cantt leaving Howrah on 25.09.17.

Kolkata

To cope up with the expected rush of passengers during ensuing Puja festival, 14 (fourteen) weekly Puja Special trains (Via Dankuni) will be run between Howrah & Ramnagar and 7616 additional berths will be generated.

Kolkata

S N Agrawal, General Manager, South Eastern Railway felicitated the following five employees of SER for outstanding and commendable works in safety related fields in a meeting held at SER Headquarters, Garden Reach on Monday.

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir DGP S P Vaid today said there was "perfect" synergy among the various security forces in tackling militancy and maintaining law and order in the valley.

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