Date wise Archive

Shillong

The Meghalaya Cabinet has approved the recommendations of Fifth Pay Commission for state government employees of all categories.

Itanagar

Believe it or not, people living in Vijoynagar town of Arunachal Pradesh pay Rs 8,000 (8K) for one bag of cement, that too if it is available. Vijoynagar, a sub-divisional town under Changlang district with just 1500 residents, has no proper surface communication.

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh Cabinet has approved substantial enhancement in the pensions of senior citizens, widows and differently-able persons.

Bhubaneswar

The Standing Committee of Odisha Assembly will seek an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for hike in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

Chaos prevailed in the city for the second consecutive day after the alleged murder of a Teylerabad resident at Chakkargaon here on Friday.

Linking bank accounts with Aadhar, PAN
Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

With the deadline for linking bank accounts with Aadhar and PAN cards fast approaching, serpentine queues are being witnessed at the State Bank of India branch here. Hundreds of SBI customers from different parts in Middle Andaman are at their wit's end trying to get their documents in place, while the bank officials are struggling to tackle the rush.

Port Blair

A valedictory function of two week Indo-French workshop on 'South Asia Thematic School on Aquatic Microbial Ecology' (ASIAME 2) jointly organized by India and France at Andaman and Nicobar Centre for Ocean Science and Technology (ANCOST) of the National Institute of O

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

As part of the National Book Week 2017 celebration from November  14, a book fair was organised at the Zonal Library here on Friday. The Deputy Education Officer of Middle Andaman, Mr Susen Mallick inaugurated the fair in the presence of Principal, Govt. Sr. Sec.

Port Blair

‘Wized Craft Events Mumbai’ in order to promote Woman Empowerment, promote Khadi Clothes, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and awareness of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ schemes Government of India is organising ‘Andaman Beauty Pageant – 2017’ in the islands.

Port Blair

The one week refresher course for Forest Guards of the Department of Environment & Forests concluded on Saturday at Forest Training Institute (FTI), Wimberlygunj.

Port Blair

The 5th Day of the 64th All India Cooperative Week Celebration was inaugurated on Saturday at PBMC Community Hall, Dairyfarm by Mr. Som Naidu, Joint Secretary-cum-Director (RD / Panchayat) in presence of representatives of various Apex Level Cooperative, Govt.

KAMORTA

The Department of Agriculture, Kamorta in association with Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) conducted a two-day training programme on ‘Preparation of Bio-pesticides’ in the Rural Knowledge Centre Kamorta.

Port Blair

A 10-day long hands on training programme on Empowerment of Rural Youth for sustainable livelihood through goat and rural poultry farming was conducted by Division of Animal Science, ICAR-CIARI here recently.

Port Blair

An Inter-school band competition was organised by Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD,GOI at Netaji Stadium recently and the Boys Band of Nirmala Senior Secondary School, Port Blair, was adjudged first in the boys category of the State Level inter-school

Port Blair

Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan organised a District Level Knockout Foot Ball Tournament at Mini Stadium, Campbell Bay from Nov 15-17, 2017 under Promotion of Sports. Twelve teams participated in the tournament, which was inaugurated by Mr. K.

Port Blair

Results of drawing and elocution contest held at State Library, Port Blair for National Book Week 2017 on 15th& 16th November, 2017.
1.   Drawing competition for sub junior group on 15.11.2017

Position Student Class School

Author: 
Amritananda Chakravorty Mihir Samson

Last week the Supreme Court witnessed one of the most controversial events in itsentire history. The Chief Justice of India, Mr. Dipak Misra, annuled an order of the second seniormost judge of the Court, Justice J. Chelameshwar and Justice Abdul Nazeer passed on 9th November, 2017, thereby bypassing constitutional and judicial norms and propriety.

Author: 
Kenny Coyle

Nearly 30 years ago, the “death of communism” was announced following the collapse of the Soviet Union and the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the much-quoted words of the right-wing commentator Francis Fukuyama, it was “the end of history,” marked “the end point of mankind’s ideological evolution and the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government.” Now it appears that, maybe after all, just like the great anti-imperialist writer Mark Twain, reports of communism’s demise have been greatly exaggerated.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s current trip to Scotland, an autonomous unit within the United Kingdom, has raised hopes for fresh investment in the State. Her address at the conference of the Scottish Development International was received with enthusiastic applause but that does not automatically guarantee investments flowing in from Scotland. In 2014, she made a trip to Singapore, accompanied by a delegation of industrialists. Several pacts were signed but what has actually happened on ground after that visit is little known.