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Kolkata

Barely one month after the macbre incident of campus murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur, a class II student of Ryan School of Gurugram, another case of severe child abuse came to the fore, this time in Kolkata, when a four-year-old nursery student of GD Birla C

Says India needs to cherish, nurture its Muslims
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Former US President Barack Obama said today that the India-US relationship could be a "defining partnership of the 21st century" and that charting the course for the future will also depend on the young people of the two countries.

NEW DELHI

Former US president Barack Obama said on Friday that Pakistan did not know the whereabouts of the then Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden.

Depression alert over south Andaman Sea
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A low pressure system over the South Andaman Sea is expected to turn into a depression in the next 48 hours, which may bring more rainfall to Tamil Nadu, as the death toll due to Cyclone Ockhi in Kanyakumari district rose to five today.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today sought the responses from the Union government and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to restrain convicted persons from forming political parties and becoming their office-bearers for the period they are disqualified under the election

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The spat between Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Baby Fareeda and Reporter of The Phoenix Post (TPP), Razia Begum on November 25 this year, which ended in police complaints registered by either parties, is gaining storm with every passing day.

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KURMA RAO

Soon after assuming charge as the Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman District, Ms Kirti Garg, IAS of AGMUT 2013 cadre, visited different institutions in the headquarter region on Friday. During her inspection at Govt. Sr. Secondary School, Karmatang-10, Ms Garg took stock of facilities in the school and the quality of mid-day meal served to students.

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The State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited commissioned an Exchange with Broadband facility at Nimbutala Junction to extend quality and good service and to provide effective communication to customers in the region. The Exchange was inaugurated by Mr M. Vijay Kumar, General Manager, BSNL in the presence of Pradhan, Nimbutala Panchayat Smt., K.

Port Blair

Mr. Naresh Chander Lal is back in Port Blair after attending the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 organised at Panaji, Goa from 20th to 28th November in the prestigious capacity of a Preview Committee member.

Port Blair

Six top models from Mumbai and Kolkata are arriving on December 6 to groom the 11 finalists of ‘Andaman Beauty Pageant,  2017’, a search for ‘Beauties with Brains’.

Port Blair

Centre of Indian Trade Unions has demanded immediate  revision of the Minimum Wages for scheduled employment recommended by the  Minimum Wages Advisory Committee meeting held on 31st July, 2017. In a letter sent to the Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Mr.

Port Blair

The Prime Minister, in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ has called upon citizens, not to use petrol or diesel one day in a week.

Port Blair

The Alternators of two DG sets at IPP has developed technical faults, due to which the sets have become non-functional with effect from 25.11.2017. This has created severe paucity of power demand of the order of 7-8 MW in Port Blair and South Andaman.

NEIL ISLAND

On 26th November, 2017 on information received that one Mukunda Gain has planted some ganja plant in his garden, a raiding team headed by SI K.

Port Blair

The Disaster Warning Sirens has been installed in the premises of Secretariat, DBRAIT, DSS Marine, Chatham Saw Mill (Forest Dept), Police Station Aberdeen, Police Station Pahargaon, Police Station Chatham, JNRM College, Port Blair, Fish Landing Centre, Junglighat, IOC

Port Blair

In a solemn function held today in the chamber of Chairperson, PBMC, the Council bid farewell to five 5 senior officials, Mr. K. Gopalakrishnan, Senior Rapporteur, Mr. Y. Rama Rao, Tax Collector, Mr. B. Karuppaiah, WCM, Mr. Kesar Kumar, Chowkidar, Mr. S.

Port Blair

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3 is internationally observed international to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.

Port Blair

Ms. Protima Banerjee, Councillor, Ward No.6 of Port Blair Municipal Council, expressed her sincere gratitude to the entire Fire Services team for accepting her request for conducting a Fire Audit in Phoungyi  Kyaung area, Ward No.6 led by Mr.

Port Blair

Fifty-three School children of Mahatma Gandhi International School here along with Head Mistress Mrs Leena Das and four teachers visited Coast Guard Air Enclave(Port Blair). The team included children of various age groups.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata, has forecast heavy to very heavy (7 to 20 cm) rain at isolated places over Nicobar Islands. Heavy (07 to 11 cm) rain very likely to occur at isolated places over Andaman Islands.

RANGAT

In celebration of  ‘International Day for Divyang’ on 27th November 2017 to 1st December 2017 a week-long programme has been organised by ICDS, Rangat.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, Admiral D K Joshi (Retd.), extended his good wishes to Mr. P. Roy, Sr. Private Secretary to Lt Governor, who attained superannuation on 30.11.2017, after completing over 34 years of meritorious Govt. service. Mr.

Port Blair

A 15-day  “Swachhta Pakhwada” by Coast Guard Regional Headquarters got underway on Friday to instil the importance of cleaner and greener India in the minds of Isles people.

Port Blair

SAAHSWT, in collaboration, with IYT and Vasumathy Yoga Clinic, organising the 30th Free Varma, Acupuncture, Guasa Therapy,  Yoga Therapy and Naturopathy Camp on December  3 at Vasumathy Yoga Clinic, Dairy Farm Junction, Port Blair from 10 am to 1 pm by experts of  Acu

Kolkata

Eastern Railway has secured first position both in passenger traffic and earnings with a growth of 4.05% and 3.25% respectively in suburban segment amongst all Zones over Indian Railways.

Kolkata

As a result of intensive and on-going efforts of Eastern Railway to arrest ticketless travel, during November 24 to 30, 2017, as many as 41,478 persons were detected for travelling without or improper tickets and carriage of unbooked luggage and an amount of Rs.76,44,

NEW DELHI

The Tatas had formally shown an interest in Air India's stake sale, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Friday.

NEW DELHI

Sinha also said the domestic and international operations of Air India would be sold together.
The government has initiated the process for strategic disinvestment of debt-laden Air India as part of efforts to revive the national carrier.

NEW DELHI

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani Friday hit back at Bhartis Sunil Mittal for blaming his telecom venture Jio for the industrys losses, saying businesses must stop looking at regulators and governments to guarantee their profits.

NEW DELHI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has made doing business easier for traders by expanding the market place and reducing tax compliance burden.

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