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A hearty chat with Baby Fareeda
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Brought up in Phoenix Bay, Baby Fareeda (BF) moved to Kodiayaghat in 1993 after her marriage with Mr. P. Mustafa, an employee in the Electricity Department. Her daughter Sabiya is married to Sahibil Anwar who works in the MS Department and son Mohammed Sabib is pursuing his higher studies in Chennai.

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Be alert, Bank customers. In the past two months several residents in the headquarter region of the North and Middle Andaman district have lost lakhs of rupees due to illegal withdrawals from ATMs by fraudsters.

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In the past few years, the city’s private bus stand has become a terminus for long-distance and local buses connecting different parts in the South Andaman and North and Middle Andaman district, but lack of basic amenities is taking a toll on commuters.

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The Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services launched the 22nd round of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccination and survey for livestock in the South Andaman region on Monday.

Port Blair

National Awardee Teachers’ Association here felicitated Mr Omprakash PGT, GMSSS, Port Blair and Mr Mohd. Iqbal, PET, GSS Junglighat at a simple function held in the office of the association at Middle Point.


Mr. George Lalu, SDPO Rangat received a tip off on storage of huge quantity of IMFL and acting upon the information, a team consisting of SI Parvash, HC Markus Lakra, PCs Rahul Maurya and Saraswati of PS Rangat were deputed to Long Island and raided the Godown of K.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Tourism, A&N Administration intends to participate in Travel & Tourism fairs organized at different locations in mainland for tourism promotion.

Port Blair

On establishment of model village for dairy, goatery and poultry, an awareness programme was held at Ograbraj Community Hall on Saturday by ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair in collaboration with Directorate of Animal Husbandry and Veteri


A five-day residential training programme on Youth Leadership and Community Development programme was held by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur at Panchayat Hall, Radhanagar recently.

Port Blair

Since 1986, the  first Monday of October is celebrated every year in the country as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our cities and towns and the basic human right to adequate shelter.

Port Blair

In the ongoing 63rd Wildlife Week Celebration, 2017 the Wildlife Division of Department of Environment and Forests has organized various events for the school and college students of Port Blair and adjoining areas including general public to create awareness among abo

Jigar Khunt

Words of Narmada or Ganga bring images of entire life to our minds. As rivers, they reflect flow of life too. Structuring rivers or life brings consistency, sustenance, productivityand prosperity.
Narendra Modi government at the centre had been thinking on such structuring of rivers for prosperous sustenance of life.

Arun Srivastava

This is a rare but classical somersault performed by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. In April 2016 he had called upon all non-BJP parties to unite for a "Sangh-mukt Bharat", an India free of the RSS. But now he would be sharing the stage on October 5 with RSS sarsangchalak Mohan Bhagwat at a huge congregation organized in village Chandwa of Arrah, the native place of dalit icon and former deputy prime minister Jagjivan Ram in honour of the 11th century Hindu theologian Ramanujam.

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to consider if execution by hanging a convict can be replaced by a method to let the convict die “in peace and not pain.” In the apex court’s view, the fundamental right to life and dignity enshrined in Art 21 of the Constitution also means the “right to die with dignity”. What is noteworthy is that the apex court has not questioned the right of the State to put a convict to death, only the method of execution.

Las Vegas

Federal investigators returned to search the home of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock today, while the officers who raided his hotel room door the night of the shooting gave a harrowing account of a barricaded door they had to bust through and the booby-traps they fea

New Orleans

Tropical storm Nate moved quickly inland from the US Gulf Coast early today after making landfall twice as a powerful hurricane, triggering widespread flooding and power outages.


US President Donald Trump has sent a list of hard-line immigration principles to the Congress, proposing a point-based system for awarding green cards, preventing immigrants from sponsoring their extended families, and speeding up deportations.


The daughter and son-in-law of ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif were today granted bail by the country's anti-graft court in the Panama Papers scandal as they appeared before it following their return from London.


The ruling CPM and the opposition Congress in Kerala are observing separate hartals in the volatile Kannur district today, protesting attacks on their workers allegedly by BJP and RSS activists.


As the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala gears up for another annual pilgrim season, authorities are drawing up a comprehensive awareness campaign to curb any form of child labour in the premises of the hillock shrine in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala.


Eight persons, including a constable, allegedly involved in cyber fraud were arrested here, the police said today. The gang used to trick people in providing information about their bank accounts and siphon off their money.


A pothole created by heavy rainfall on one of the taxiways at the Mumbai airport delayed flight operations for the second time in less than a month.


A soldier was killed in a brief encounter with militants in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. "The JCO was killed in a brief encounter with terrorists in Khag area of Budgam today," an Army official said.


An illegal gun making unit operating from a home in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district has been busted, police said today.


A group of NSUI activists stopped a metro train in its tracks on the Yellow Line today, protesting against the proposed fare hike which is scheduled to come into effect from Tuesday.


The Balodabazar district administration in Chhattisgarh has decided not to use Chinese lights and instead illuminate the government buildings with 'diyas' (earthen lamps) during the upcoming Diwali festival.


Leading actor Kamal Hassan today heaped praises on Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan for his government's decision to appoint 36 non-Brahmin priests in temples managed by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB).


In a heart-warming incident, a CRPF party flying to Srinagar from Jammu airport was given a hero's welcome by civilians who greeted them with a thunderous applause and a standing ovation.


The Smart City project being implemented in Puducherry with the French government aims at transforming the city into a global tourism destination by leveraging its heritage, cultural, spiritual and educational advantages, chief minister V Narayanasamy said here today.


DMK working president M K Stalin today dubbed the dengue deaths in Tamil Nadu as a "health emergency" and urged Governor Banwarilal Purohit to direct the state chief secretary to take appropriate action to curb it.