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NEW DELHI

The West Bengal Congress today accused the state government of not submitting the true records on the dengue situation in the state.

Kolkata

Ajay Vijayvargiya, General Manager, Metro Railway Kolkata participated in a  conference on “Rail Connect East, 2017”, the third edition of Doing Business with Indian Railways organised by Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) today.

Kolkata

The passengers of Kolkata-Dhaka Maitree Express will now have the facility for end-to-end immigration and customs checks at International Passenger Rail Terminal at Chitpur, Kolkata for their journey w.e.f 10.11.2017, on trial basis.

Kolkata

With a view to clear extra rush of passengers during ensuing winter, South Eastern Railway has decided to run 13 pairs of AC Superfast special train between Santragachi and Pune during the period from 02.12.2017 to 26.02.2018.

Kolkata

Harindra Rao, General Manager, Eastern Railway speaking at Rail Connect- 2017 East, 3rd edition: Doing business with Indian Railways at ITC Sonar Kolkata, today said: Indian Railways has always played a pivotal role in Nation building through massive infrastructure de

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

All highway and infrastructure development projects entrusted to the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) by the Union Government are on track, claims the latest  status report of the agency.

DIGLIPUR

The Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) made his maiden visit to Diglipur today.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

The Andaman and Nicobar Police has stepped up investigation into the case of a 16 year old becoming mother. After the District Child Protection Unit reported the matter, Aberdeen Police recorded the statement of the girl. Sources said the girl in her  statement said that she delivered a pre-mature baby in the seventh month of her pregnancy.

Port Blair

Despite intensive vigil by the Andaman and Nicobar Police, vehicle thefts continue to remain hot in the crime charts here. In yet another incident, a resident of Lillypur, Haddo, Gopal Rao, discovered his scooty bearing registration no.

Port Blair

Strict directives issued by the Secretary (Education) notwithstanding, the management of Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya (JNRM) has till date failed to address the issue of insanitary conditions in the boys hostel here.

Port Blair

Proprietor of Life Style Men's Parlour located at Bengali Club building in the city committed suicide on Monday. According to sources, Manas Shah alias Babu was  reeling under huge debts and took the extreme step by handing himself this morning.

Port Blair

A delegation of Island Development Organization (IDO), A & N Islands led by general secretary, Mr Selvam and Mr Arockia Raj, treasurer met the Chief Secretary last Saturday.

RANGAT

The Middle Andaman branch of Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh (RSM), affiliated to Akhil Bharatiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh, met recently for election of office-bearers.

JNRM celebrates Golden Jubilee
Report by: 
Agencies

It was a momentous occasion for the JNRM family as the college celebrated its Golden Jubilee here this evening amidst a  large gathering. The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar was the chief guest on the occasion while the Secretary (Education), Smti Tanvi Garg was the guest of honour.

Port Blair

As in the previous month, all AAY and PHH ration card holders at all Fair Price Shops in the UT, sugar under PDS will be supplied for the month November at Rs. 15 per kg. for AAY families and at Rs. 30 per kg. to PHH families. Each card holder will get 1 kg.

Port Blair

All members of Agnikula Kshatriya Sangam, A&N Islands have condoled the death of ex- MLA Mr. Juttu Jagan Naikulu of Srika Kulam District of Andhara Pradesh who passed away on the November 4 after prolonged illness.

Port Blair

It is brought to the notice of the general public, electricity consumers and government departments that power supply will remain suspended at Attom Pahar, part of Shiv Colony, ITI and Science and Technology on November 8  from 8 am to 12 noon in connection with repai

BILLIGROUND

A police team of PS Billiground consisting of SI G. Mohan Rao in-charge PS Billiground along with PCs K. Jayraj, Shankar, Hasif Hussain, HG (Dvr.), Abhiman Mondal on patrol at Nimbudera area  intercepted a Maruti Suzuki Vitara Breeza car with registration no.

Port Blair

A general body meeting of Gram Sabha Mannarghat will be held on November 11 at 10 am in the community hall, Mallapuram to discuss agenda items pertaining to activities of PRIs under jurisdiction of Gram Panchayat Mannarghat of previous and ensuing years, preparation o

Port Blair

A special camp for enrolment of children under UIDAI-AADHAR in the age group of 0-6 years was held in the office of the Gram Panchayat, Mannarghat recently in the collaboration with the Directorate of Social Welfare, A & N Administration.

Port Blair

Mr Jitendra Shankar Mathur, Secretary, Ministry of Panchayat Raj (MoPR), Govt. of India today visited at Gram Panchayat Mannarghat along with Mr Udit Prakash Rai, Secretary, RD, PRIs & ULB/DC South Andaman, A & N administration and Mr P.

Port Blair

The 2nd annual convention of AATO was held on November 5  at hotel N. K. International and was attended by Mr.Udit Prakash Rai, Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman and Commissioner GST as chief guest and Mr. Amit Anand, Director Tourism and Mr. Y.

Port Blair

As a curtainraiser to the ‘Mahapadav’ by the Central Trade Unions in front of the Parliament on November 9 to 11  to protest against various anti-working class policies adopted by the Central Government, a trade union convention was jointly organised by the A& N u

Port Blair

The Directorate of Disaster Management, A & N Administration in coordination with Gram Panchayat, Humfreygunj and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) organised a Disaster Awareness-Cum-Training programme under Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) P

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (07 -11cm) at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Wednesday and Thursday.

Author: 
Sankar Ray

US President Donald Trump’s ‘new Afghanistan policy’ has been hailed by the ruling group in Afghanistan, especially Trump’s nod to sending additional troops, apparently in keeping with the Afghan government’s perspective as its goal is to step up increased pressure on the Taliban. But the belligerent shah-en-shah of White House also pulled up Pakistan by routinely blaming the latter for its failure to wage a decisive counter-warfare against the terrorists, ideologically committed to ‘Political Islam’, although turning terrorism into a money-spinning scrip.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

Three of President Ramnath Kovind’s speeches since he assumed office have shown him to be an ideal head of state.
In a parliamentary democracy, the President or the governor have no more than a ceremonial function in accordance with the Westminster model. Although the government is run in their name, they take no part in decision making. Their functions are limited to cutting ribbons to open a school or hospital or delivering speeches which are vetted by the government.

The country is passing through a critical period when the rights enjoyed by citizens in every country which claims to be democratic – the right to privacy, the right to free expression, the right to criticize who wield enormous powers over the life of citizens, the right to question decisions or remarks by men in authority – are coming under assault, are being abridged. Those in power are getting intolerant of criticism which is the essence of democracy. The arrest of a cartoonist in Tamilnadu is the latest instance of this assault. Cartoonist G.

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