Date wise Archive

MALDA

Altogether 48 turtles were seized from a reserved coach of an express train at Malda Town station in the district on Saturday, RPF officials said.

Itanagar

Two conservationists here have taken up a novel initiative of hosting foreigners interested in studying snakes in the forest areas of Papum Pare district, and educating local tribals on the need to conserve reptiles and amphibians.

Kohima

Nagaland government is making all efforts towards implementation of the State Disability Act in order to improve the overall condition of children and adults with special abilities, Parliamentary secretary for Social Welfare, Merentoshi R Jamir said today.

NEW DELHI

Judges posted at the four high courts in the Northeast are not entitled to a special monetary allowance extended to officers of the Northeast cadre of all- India services, the law ministry has told the Gauhati High Court citing recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commi

Kolkata

The Indian Navy will place three of its ships in the vicinity of Sagar island along with Coast Guard vessels to provide a security ring during the Gangasagar mela, a senior Navy official said.

Guwahati

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid tribute to Chaolung Siu-Ka-Pha, founder of the Ahom dynasty in 13th century, on the occasion of Asom Divas, also known as Siu-Ka-Pha Divas, today.

Bhubaneswar

Fresh rainfall is likely to lash Odisha for at least three days from December 7 due to a well marked low pressure.

Kendrapara

A 'Good Samaritan' policy was launched today by the administration in Odisha's Kendrapara district under which Rs 2,000 would be given to any person extending immediate help in shifting a road accident victim to the hospital.

Report by: 
EOI BUREAU

The Supreme Court has directed the Andaman and Nicobar Administration to frame a road safety policy and constitute the Road Safety Council latest by January 31, 2018.

Report by: 
LOKNATH PATRA

Angry men, women and children assembled and gheraoed their Ward member, Samity member & ZP Adhyaksha demanding relaying of road which passes by Hotel park at ward no.1, Rangachang, 4, Beodnabad Panchayat which is in dire straits for last 15 years.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

While crocodile attacks and sightings along creeks in remote pockets in rural areas of this territory has become a phenomenon here for some months now, chances of seeing a giant crocodile so close to the city at Corbyn’s Cove beach left locals and visitors wondering as to which parts of this territory’s huge coastline is safe for swimmers.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

An ongoing probe into the last attempt notwithstanding, miscreants tried to loot the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of State Bank of India in Diglipur again last Friday.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

In continuation of the 'ClotheShare' programme, Humane Touch organised a free clothe distribution program at Tsunami Shelter area, Chouldari on Saturday.

Port Blair

An incident of misappropriation of gold loan has been reported from Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank (ANSCB) branches of Dollygunj, Prothrapur, Garacharma-I, Garacharma-II and Haddo.

Port Blair

As part of navy week activities, the Naval Component of Andaman & Nicobar Command has been conducting various activities since November 24.

Port Blair

The International Day for Disabled was celebrated by BRC South Andaman at Mini Stadium of GSSS Bathu Basti on Sunday.

Port Blair

As a part of Swachhta Pakawada Indian Coast Guard conducted a massive beach clean-up drive at various places in Port Bliar including Corbyns cove beach and Junglighat Jetty areas.

Port Blair

The Special Secretary (Health) & Mission Director (National Health Mission/National AYUSH Mission), Dr.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray convened a meeting with the employees/workers of Forest Department in the conference hall of PCCF Office, Van Sadan, Haddo on Friday and highlighted his personal and the BJP government’s achievements throug

Port Blair

ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), N&M Andaman will observe World Soil Day on Dec 5, 2017  at 10 am at Dharmapur community hall, Shivpuram Panchayat to celebrate importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and a vital contributor to human well-b

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has condoled the demise of Mr Paritosh Mistry, GTT attached to Govt. Middle School, Netaji Nagar. He was 58 and passed away at Govt. Hospital Garacharma on Friday.

Port Blair

As a part of Swachhta Pakawada Indian Coast Guard conducted a painting and drawing competition for CG wards to spread awareness among children for clean environment.

Author: 
Dr. S. Ganesan

HIV/AIDS is not only a biomedical phenomenon but a social reality rooted in human behavior. It is product of human actions in social contexts. The actions and their circumstances are shaped by larger cultural and social structures.  Therefore to have a significant impact on the epidemic, education interventions must be rigorously designed according to best practices and adapted to local needs.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

Ramnath Kovind’s failure to mention Jawaharlal Nehru’s name in his first speech as the President in which he referred to other stalwarts like Deen Dayal Upadhyay was not inadvertent.
The saffron brotherhood’s dislike for India’s first prime minister is as deep-rooted as its reverence for Vallabhbhai Patel, the country’s first deputy prime minister. So much so that Narendra Modi once wondered aloud how wonderfully different India would have been if Patel, and not Nehru, had become the PM in 1947.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

It is a misnomer that China under Xi is turning socialist. It is a façade Xi is wearing to confuse the global fraternity. With China pursuing the capitalist path assiduously over the years it is naïve to construe that it would make a paradigm shift, embrace Marxism and convert to a communist country.

Under strong US pressure, Pakistan has put Hafeez Saeed, the mastermind of the 26/11 serial terror attacks in Mumbai, under house arrest again, according to a TV channel report. The Judicial Review Board of Pakistan had set him free a few days ago because the prosecution (the Pakistan Government) had failed to produce evidence strong enough to justify his continued detention. And this, despite India having provided to Pakistan incontestable evidence to secure Hafeez Saeed’s conviction.

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