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Port Blair

Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) will be sworn in as the 13th Lt. Governor of A&N Islands tomorrow. The Lt.

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ROOPA LALL

Enraged after being sidelined by the administration during the visit of senior Union Ministers to these islands, members from the local media fraternity formed a federation on Saturday to register their protest.

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KURMA RAO

Around 40 students of Mahatma Gandhi Government College here had a miraculous escape after they managed to get out of the STS bus that caught fire near Bathew Point (Wireless Tikrey) on Saturday. According to reports, the bus bearing registration number AN01D0015 with college students was on its way to Rangat from the College campus when the mishap occurred.

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KURMA RAO

The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, North and Middle Andaman, Saw Tathu laid the foundation stones for a series of rural projects in the headquarters region of the district on Saturday.

Foundation stones laid for NH-4 upgrade, bridges in Middle Andaman
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Agencies

The Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh and Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Mr Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for rehabilitation and upgradation of NH-4 to a two-lane from Austin Creek to Kalara at Diglipur and Beodnabad-Ferrargunj Section of NH-4 at Bartang, constru

Port Blair

As a part of 17th Raising Day Celebrations of Andaman & Nicobar Command, a Run for Fun was organised under the aegis of 108 Mtn Bde, Brichgunj.

Inter Zonal State Level School soccer tourney begins
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Agencies

The 4th Inter Zonal State Level School Football Knockout Tournament for U-14 (Boys) and U-17 (Boys & Girls) organized by the Department of Education in coordination with the Department of Sports & Youth Affairs got underway with its inauguration by the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar at Netaji Stadium here this afternoon.

Port Blair

The B.Sc Psychology Students of Andaman College undertook a field trip under the guidance of Mr. V. Sridharan, Dr.

Port Blair

Cargo vessel, MV Chuglam, is scheduled to sail for Hut Bay via Havelock on October 10  at 1 pm from Haddo/Chatham Wharf and will sail for Port Blair immediately after discharging/loading of cargo at respective ports.

Port Blair

The Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Mr. Nitin Jairam Gadkari and the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Mr.

Port Blair

As per TRAI guidelines, BSNL A &N Telecom Circle has notified Blackout Days on October 18 and 19.

Port Blair

For the benefit of students, the warehouse of IGNOU situated at Shadhipur, Port Blair will function on Sunday, the October 8 from 10 am to 5 pm.  The study material (books) of the IGNOU is being distributed to students, by hand at the warehouse.

Port Blair

The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Mr IP Singh inspected Ward No-17 along with Mr Dharmendra Narayan, Ward Councillor and officials of the Council on Saturday.

Port Blair

The AMIE Winter 2017 Examinations (Section A – Diploma & Non-Diploma & Section B) will be held  at Port Blair for 7 days from December 2 to 8. The last dates for submission of Examination Application Forms  for both category of candidates i.e.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

Politics, like nature, abhors vacuum. Although the BJP may feel relieved because of the absence of a credible opposition, it is perhaps realizing that this vacant space is being filled by forces other than political parties.

Author: 
G. Srinivasan

Even as the NDA government is being pilloried for generating growth sans job for legions of job-seekers of both formal and informal sectors, the employment situation as it exists in the country even in organized and new activities that cover the gig economy extensively using technology, is quite unenviable.

For the first time the USA under Donald Trump seems to have made up its mind on Pakistan as a country sponsoring terrorism as a State policy. Recently, US Defence Secretary James Mattis visited New Delhi and had long discussions with our Defence Minister Nirmala Seetharaman and senior Indian defence officials. He went back to Washington after being thoroughly briefed on Pakistan. He and General Josephs Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have made it plain to Pakistan that this time they mean business.