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FVBDO marks Malda for 31st state conference
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SOUMYA DE SARKAR

Federation of voluntary blood donors’ organizations (FVBDO) has chosen Malda as the venue of its 31st state conference from October 13 to 15 to expedite voluntary blood donation movement here considering the district’s pitiable contribution in donating blood.

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ROOPA LALL

Despite routine reports in the local media, the Directorate of Shipping Services has failed to increase the operational efficiency of its fleet in these islands.

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BALRAM SINGH

Campbell Bay, Oct 4/--/ For commuters in remote Great Nicobar, the trauma of travelling in old rickety STS buses and getting stuck midway due to frequent breakdowns is not going to end anytime soon. The region is facing a major crisis due to shortage of buses as six of the total 10 in the STS fleet are under repairs.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Zilla Parishad member from Beodnabad constituency, Baby Fareeda, was elected as the Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman on Wednesday. In the elections conducted today, Baby Fareeda secured 12 votes while Mr Gagadhar Mazumdar, Zilla Parishad member from Chouldhari bagged 11 votes and elected as the Up-Adhyaksh of South Andaman Zilla Parishad.

Port Blair

A training programme on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) for smart sellers and Government buyers was held in the Conference Hall of DBRAIT here on Wednesday.

Port Blair

Defence Wives Welfare Association (DWWA), Port Blair has been awarded National Award for its innovative way of zero waste management system.  The award was received by Smt Seema Verma, president DWWA on October 2 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi at a function to commemorat

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M SURESH KUMAR

Officials from the revenue department removed a six-year-old vegetable stall erected on government land at Lamba Line on Wednesday. According to reports, the vegetable vendor was running the business from a temporary stall made of timber and tins constructed on revenue land along the main road.

Port Blair

In view of the ensuing visit of the Union Home Minister of India to Baratang on October 6, the vehicular movement from PS Baratang to Nilambur and ferry services from Middle Strait to Nilambur jetty will be suspended from 11.30 am to 3 pm to ensure smooth movement of

Port Blair

Central Island Agricultural Research Institute Employees Welfare Association (CIARIEWA) of ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair organized a farewell function for  Shri Ambika Singh, Technical Officer and Smt.

Port Blair

The South Andaman Teachers’ Branch of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands condoles the untimely demise of Mr S.Rathi Murugan, Post Graduate Teacher attached to Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Wimberlygunj.

Port Blair

The  Swachhta Hi Seva fortnight  was held Gram Panchayat, Mannarghat from September 17  to  October 2  at Gram Panchayat, Mannarghat. The Swachhta Hi Seva pledge was taken by the general public, govt.

Port Blair

A Multi Speciality Medical Camp was organised by Directorate of Health Services in association with Gram Panchayat Mannarghat onOctober 3  at Community Hall, Malapuram, under GP - Mannarghat. Dr. Shiv Shanker Singh (Sr.

Port Blair

It is informed that all ration cards registered with Fair Price Shop No. 676 allotted to Mr. C. Mohammed Kutty son of late C. Sayyad Ali situated at Ograbaj  Junction, Ferrargunj, South Andaman stand cancelled w.e.f.  October 1 at the request of the owner.

Port Blair

The BRW Music Wing performed on Tuesday at the buyer-seller meet, organised by the Directorate of Industries, Andaman & Nicobar administration.

Port Blair

The BRW Music Wing was a special invitee to entertain the devotees, on the 28th of September 2017. Sajid, Suneeta, Ramzan and Pawan enthralled the audience with latest Bollywood hits.

Port Blair

Lakshmi Puja will be celebrated tomorrow in the Prayer Hall of Ramakrishna Mission, Port Blair with Special Puja, pushpanjali, devotional songs and distribution of prasad. All are cordially invited to take the blessings of Ma Lakshmi.

Port Blair

A patriotic song competition among Nicobari children was held by Gandhi Global Family (women) Andaman and Nicobar Chapter, at Nicobar Home on Gandhi Jayanti. chief guest Ms. Rashmi Singh gave away trophies, cash prize and certificates to the winners.

Port Blair

Mr. R. Murugesan led a delegation from International Human Rights Council (IHRC), A & N Islands State Board to a meeting with Mr. Anindo Majumdar, Chief Secretary, A &N Islands on Tuesday in his office to discuss the activities of the Council in the islands.

Port Blair

Island’s renowned film director Adhavan’s Interview will be telecast on Port Blair Doordharshan tomorrow at 5 pm. Adhavan has worked as an assistant director with S.P Jhananathan, director of the film Eyarkai which won the national award in 2009.

Port Blair

The District Administration, South Andaman will conduct a special camp for enrolment of Aadhar card from October 10 to 12 at Tehsil office, Hut Bay Little Andaman.

Port Blair

The selection trial will be held on October 17 at SAG Water Sports Centre, Sippighat at 6.30 am for the participation of the Islands Team in the forthcoming 38th Junior Rowing Championship at Jagatpur, Odisha from November 14 to 19.

Port Blair

All tourists and tour operators have been informed that the Museums of the National Memorial Cellular Jail shall remain opened from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm on October 5.

Port Blair

An awareness camp was organised by Gram Panchayat Mannarghat on 30TH September 30 at community hall, Malapuram on National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM). Mr. Imraan Bux (Cluster Co-ordinator, NRLM, Ferrargunj) and Ms.

Port Blair

The Bharatiya Janata Party, A&N Islands will organize a meeting of party workers on October 5 in the presence of Mr Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, Mr Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, Govt.

In what was considered a test case for the amendments brought to the rape law after the Nirbhaya gang rape in 2013, Mahmood Farooqui has been acquitted by the Delhi High Court on appeal of charges of raping a US research scholar. The judgement has attracted sharp criticism from a number of quarters, most importantly womens’ groups, on many counts, including the fact that the court disbelieved the rape survivor and went on to hold that a “feeble no” could, in fact, mean “yes”.

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Arun Srivastava

With expansion of the sakhas losing momentum in recent months, the RSS is worried about the future of its Hindutva agenda. After the Narendra Modi government coming to power the RSS sakhas have mushroomed and a large number of individuals got enrolled as members. But for the past one year stagnancy has crept in. Even some of the sakhas have been disbanded as the turnout at the congregations has been poor.

Shooting by a lone gunman or a couple of gunmen in crowded restaurants, lobbies and cabarets is nothing new in the US. More often than not they are not the handiwork of terrorists. Their motive behind mass killing of innocent people is known only to the murderers. The Sunday night shootout on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bar Hotel and Casino, killing 58 people and wounding almost ten times that number, has been found to be a non-terrorist attack. The gunman was a retired accountant whose father was a bank robber and once in the Most Wanted list of the FBI.

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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said that in present day India divergence of opinion must be respected and no one should try to slit the throat of another  on the issue of  difference of opinion. The RSS Sarsanghachalak today said this while he was delivering the Nivedita Memorial Lecture organised by Nivedita Mission Trust at Science City Auditorium.

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Torsha Bhattacharjee

With a melange of colours and a plethora of Durga idols,  Red road was all decked up for the biggest carnival of the city today as organisers of 65 Durga Pujas today came up with their Durga idols. The gathering included people from different states, foreign delegates, ministers and celebrities.

London

Beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya was arrested here today in a money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate, before being released on bail by Westminster Magistrates' Court.

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