Date wise Archive

Kohima

India and Bangladesh held the field training exercise - 'SAMPRITI 2017' at the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School at Vairengte in Mizoram to strengthen interoperability and cooperation between the armies of the two countries.

Kolkata

In order to commission the New Electronic Interlocking System which will be biggest electronic Solid State Signaling Interlocking System in Asia Continental in Kharagpur Yard replacing the existing facilities, a major re-modeling work spanning over 16 days from 4th to

Kolkata

For convenience of the suburban commuters, Sealdah Division has augmented 28 suburban services from 10-car to 12-car in Sealdah South section and 4 suburban services from 9-car to 12-car in Sealdah – Shantipur/Krishnanagar City Jn.

Kolkata

A BSF jawan, deployed along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district, has died due to dengue, officials said today.

Kolkata

The Congress and the Left Front legislature party today boycotted the all party meeting called by the Assembly Speaker accusing the Trinamool Congress government of not giving enough importance to the Opposition.

Hajipur/Samastipur

Three person died after consuming spurious liquor while another was taken ill in Vaishali district of Bihar where the state government has implemented total prohibition since last year.

Shillong

Footfall at this year's India International Cherry Blossom Festival in Meghalaya has tripled compared to last year's count, making it one of the most popular events for tourists in the state, officials said.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

Corruption thrives whether it is the rule of the Congress or the BJP. Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah have been claiming that in three-and-half years of the BJP rule, not a single case of corruption has come to the fore.

Author: 
Subrata Majumder

West Bengal’s geopolitical situation has a distinct advantage which makes it possible for it to become the gateway to East and South East Asia. Its geographical proximity to eight states of North East and four nations (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Myanmar) opens up ample opportunities to become the grandstand for Act Asia policy. Its land proximity to North East can act as a potential axis to North East – Myanmar connectivity, which emerged as a new dimension of Indo–Pacific outreach after Myanmar attained full democracy in November 2016.

Kerala Transport Minister Oman Chandy has resigned following allegations of his involvement in a land grab case. He belongs to the NCP. What should be more embarrassing for the NCP leadership is that Chandy’s predecessor A. K. Saseendran who had to resign after a sex scandal surfaced, also belonged to the NCP. Indeed a full-fledged cabinet crisis developed over the Chandy resignation issue after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was found to have given more time to Chandy to ‘consult` his party.

MP lends support
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The Island media fraternity joined hands and were glad that the Member of Parliament, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray stood by them on this momentous occasion of boycotting the National Press Day organised by A&N Administration. Speaking to scribes at a meeting held in the Directorate of Information, Publicity and Tourism on Thursday, Mr.

Port Blair

Taking a page from Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi’s favourite ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, MP showed a dirty mirror to the officers and biggies of Directorate of Information, Publicity and Tourism here.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Truck crushes APWD DRM to death

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

With the start of the Nesting Season, sea turtles have started visiting various beaches in Great Nicobar region. As per reports, turtle nesting has been noticed at beaches in Campbell Bay, Joginder Nagar, Shashtri Nagar, Beach Galathia etc and the forest department is taking all possible steps to ensure safe nesting.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

In two successive raids, the Food Safety Division of Mayabunder in North Andaman seized huge quantity of banned tobacco products in the region.

Port Blair

Indian Coast Guard Ship C-146 evacuated a 41 years old Indian crew namely Mr.

Port Blair

The Ministry of Power had launched the National Awareness Campaign to promote Energy Conservation in the country.

Port Blair

In accordance with A & N IV Rules 2016, OBM operator COC-Exam-2017 is scheduled to be conducted on 09th Dec. 2017.

Port Blair

Yoga Federation of India is conducting 2nd Yoga Federation Cup competition at Dharamsala, Karnataka from 20th to 24rd November, 2017.

Port Blair

The members of Agnikula Kshatriya Sangam, A&N Islands heartily thanked Mr. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Minister of Civil Aviation, GoI, Lt.

Port Blair

A two days workshop-cum-orientation programme will be held on Nov 25 and 26, 2017 for the in-service untrained Primary School Teachers whose admission to the online D.El.Ed.

DIGLIPUR

Mr. Vishal Jolly, State President BJP, A&N Islands has appointed Mr. Manoj Pal as the District President, Diglipur District and Mr. K. Srinivasan, Ex-President Diglipur District as the State Executive Member, Bharatiya Janata Party, A&N Islands.

Port Blair

Distant  Cautionary Signal No. I kept hoisted at Port Blair port. The general public have been advised to take precautionary measures and contact the State Control Room, District Control Room and Emergency Operation Centres in case of any emergency.

Port Blair

Ex-Servicemen Mela is being organised on Nov 25, 2017 at Galathea Hall, NSRY from 10 am to 2 pm by the Naval Component Commander.

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

Following assurance by the Deputy Commissioner of Nicobar District, ex-servicemen of Great Nicobar region met on Thursday at the Sainik Sarai here.

Port Blair

The 3rd Day of the 64th All India Cooperative Week Celebration was inaugurated on Thursday in the conference hall of the RCS Office by Chief Guest Dr. R.N.

Port Blair

The Science Wing of Directorate of Education conducted the State Level Science Quiz Competition 2017 for the Secondary and Senior Secondary students with an objective to develop scientific awareness, attitude and curiosity etc. among students.

Port Blair

The 11th death anniversary of  Comrade R. Pious D’silva, former President of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association and CITU, A & N State Committee was observed on Thursday.