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Report by: 
KURMA RAO

In the wake of complaints of commuters facing hardships on the battered Andaman Trunk Road in North and Middle Andaman, the district administration of the region is reportedly taking steps to resume Friday night boat services between Mayabunder and Port Blair.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

Legal Services Day observed

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, during a reviewing meeting of NHIDCL held on Wednesday in New Delhi briefed that due to bad condition of the roads of A & N Islands, the vehicular traffics and pedestrians are facing untold hardships.  The meeting was

Port Blair

Final year students of Mechanical Department of DBRAIT Shibam Debnath, Indrajit Das, Ankush Mondal, Sumeet Kr.

Port Blair

Udaan-the Annual Talent Fest of Ummat Public School is being celebrated with great pomp and pageantry bringing out the best in students in events and contests such as Spell Bee, Ad Mad, Colour Splash, Pot Designing, Best Out of Waste, Poster Making and Singing judged

Port Blair

The Annual Training Camp,2017 for the Naval NCC Cadets of A&N Islands at ITF Ground, Port Blair for a period of 10 days from Nov 14 to 23, 2017 will be organised by 1(AN) Naval Unit NCC, Port Blair on various subjects of Naval NCC.

Port Blair

As done in the past, the Directorate of Information, Publicity & Tourism will bring out the calendar for the year 2018 too. In this connection, photographs have been invited from the general public for selection and inclusion in the calendar.

Port Blair

After implementation of A&N Islands Inland Vessels Rules 2016, General Purpose Rating Examination, 2017 for Inland Vessel has been conducted on Wednesday at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology (DBRAIT) here.

Port Blair

A Training and Demonstration programme by Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Service, Wimberlygunj in association with Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) on Backyard Poultry Farming was held on  8th November, 2017 in the farm of Mr. P.

Port Blair

Mr. Vikas Patel, a renowned Chartered Accountant from the islands spoke on GST and Awareness Programme on Professional courses of Chartered Accountants at ANCOL.  Further, Ms. Komal Devi - B.

Port Blair

Making it a proud moment for ANCOLites, Mr. Naresh Chandra Lal, Padma Shri recipient and brand ambassador of Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan visited ANCOL recently.

Port Blair

ANCOL observed Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, on 31st October,  2017 with a Unity Run which started at 6:00 AM on the route from ANCOL (Chakkargaon) Campus - Corbyn’s Chowk – Ummat Public School - Austinabad - Brichgunj Chowk -  Prothrapur Junction and return by the same route

Port Blair

Mr. Vishal Jolly, State President BJP, A&N Islands and party workers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have condoled the demise of Bhagabati Das, Aged 100 years, Mother of Mr. Sujan Das, Pradhan, Laxmipur today morning.

Port Blair

Various competitions and events were conducted at Andaman College to generate awareness among the students in a week long Vigilance Awareness progamme. Mr. S. K.

Port Blair

The Indian Engineering Congress, a flagship event organised every year by The Institution of Engineers (India) through its various State / Local Centres is a major event providing a broad platform to the engineering and technical fraternity from within the country and

Port Blair

Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, AIR Port Blair is broadcasting a series named ‘Apne Panchayat Se’.

Port Blair

Mr. Vishal Jolly, State President BJP, A&N Islands, has expressed his gratitude to the Lt.

Author: 
P. Sreekumaran

Timing is of utmost importance in politics. If your sense of time fails you, it could exact a heavy political cost.
The ruling CPI(M) finds itself in an extremely difficult situation on the Thomas Chandy issue due to  its failure to act in time. What makes it all the more embarrassing for the party is the fact that it had a golden chance to redeem itself, but failed to do so because of its poor sense of timing.

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

Jumping 30 steps in one year in the global perception parameter on ‘the ease of doing business’ by India is undoubtedly a remarkable achievement. Yet, the country has a long way to go to be recognised by investors across the world as among the most desirable places to do business. The 15th edition of the World Bank's Doing Business Report, 2018, projects the country as a substantially easier place to do business than it was a year ago.  India’s progress in this regard looks exceptional.

Pradyuman Thakur, a seven-year-old student at the Ryan International School at Gurgaon, was found killed in the toilet of the school, with his throat slit on September 8. The Haryana police arrested the conductor of the school bus on suspicion. Later, the Haryana police said the conductor had committed the murder and the knife, the weapon used in the crime had been recovered. As there were many discrepancies in the Haryana police’s version, the case was handed over to the CBI.

London

Britain's senior-most Indian-origin minister Priti Patel has resigned from her Cabinet post over her unauthorised secret meetings with Israeli politicians while on a holiday in the Jewish country.

Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to be questioned by police today in connection with two separate investigations into alleged corruption, media reports said. Police refused to confirm the reports.

Madrid

The former speaker of Catalonia's sacked parliament Carme Forcadell appeared today at Spain's Supreme Court over her role in the region's controversial independence drive.

Vatican City

Pope Francis is seeking to defuse rising nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula and to boost support for disarmament with a Vatican conference that will bring together 11 Nobel Peace Prize winners, United Nations and NATO officials, and representatives from a handfu

Washington

The United States wants to "increase societal tolerance" in India with its recently announced nearly USD 500,000 grant to non-governmental organisations in the country, the US State Department said today.

London

An Indian-origin teenager in the UK has been convicted of trying to buy explosives online with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury.

SINGAPORE

A woman originally from India was among three Singaporeans arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for supporting the Islamic State and terrorism- related activities, authorities said today.

Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump will meet tomorrow in Vietnam, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told Russian news agencies on Thursday.

Vatican City

Pope Francis took snap-happy bishops, priests and pilgrims to task today, telling them mass was a time for prayer, not an opportunity to whip out camera phones. "At a certain point, the priest leading the ceremony says 'lift up our hearts'.

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