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ROOPA LALL

Facing disqualification after a No-Confidence Motion passed against her, the Pramukh, Panchayat Samity of Rangat, Smt Marjulu Tirkey has come out strongly in her defence levelling counter allegations against the Up-Pramukh of Panchayat Samity, Rangat, Mr Keshab Kabiraj.

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ROOPA LALL

Taking a strong note of public complaints, the Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, has stalled the renovation of an existing CC Footpath at Brindaban No. 2 under Brindaban Gram Panchayat.

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KURMA RAO

The Education  Secretary Tanvi  Garg, on Monday  inaugurated the extended 50-bed block of boys hostel, Diglipur near Vivekananda Stadium, which will benefit students in the region. In her brief address, Tanvi Garg urged students to maintain cleanliness in the hostel premises and assured to address other issues on priority.

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KURMA RAO

International Day for Disabled was celebrated befittingly by BRC, Mayabunder at Govt. Secondary School, Webi on Sunday. Various competitions including sports and painting contests were organised for differently-abled students under BRC, Mayabunder on the occasion.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard conducted a cleanliness drive at Govt School Wandoor on Tuesday under the government’s flagship programme “Swachhata Pakhwada”.  The event was conducted by Coast Guard Air Enclave, Port Blair where in CG personnel took up the challenge to clean

CAR NICOBAR

The World Soil Day was celebrated by ICAR-KVK-Nicobar under ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair with the Nicobari tribal farmers and students on Tuesday at Community Hall, Arong Village. 160 Nicobari farmers from Arong and Kimious village, Car Nicobar participated in which Mr.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council felicitated Mr. M. Laxman Rao, who bagged a bronze medal in the 9th National Senior Poomsae Taekwondo Championship 2017 held at Govardhan Hall, Prem Nagar Ashram, Haridwar, Uttarakhand from December 1 to 3. Mr.

Port Blair

Mr.  Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A & N Islands has condoled the  death of Ms. Gulab Devi, wife of Mr. Roop Narayan, resident of Dollygunj, aged 75 years who expired at G. B. Pant Hospital on Monday. In a release, Mr.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders  of   the  party have deeply mourned the demise of Mr G. Chandran, ex-Chairperson of Municipal Council and resident of Haddo. He was 85 and passed away on Monday at Tamil Nadu.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council has initiated licensing of Advertising Hoarding Sites for a period of three years within the Port Blair Municipal area.

Port Blair

On November 28, a written complaint from Mr. Devesh Dhananjay, Indian Air Force, resident of Prothrapur was received at PS Pahargaon regarding theft of gold ornaments and cash.

Port Blair

Ms. V. K. Mariyam Bibi, ex-Adhyaksha, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman along with Mr. Raja, Chairperson, School Management Committee, Govt. Senior Secondary School Bambooflat  met the Chief Secretary on Monday and requested him to change the shift system in Govt. Sr.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from December 6 to 10. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

Mr. R. Someswara Rao, Councillor, Ward No. 2 expressed his sincere gratitude to the Lt. Governor, Member of Parliament, Education Secretary, APWD and the youths of Haddo, Ward No. 1 and Ward No.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy (7 to 11cm) rain at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Wednesday. Squally wind between 40 to 50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.

Port Blair

The Sangeet Natak Akademi – National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, New Delhi will organize a festival named ‘Nritya Uday’ showcasing young dancers from different parts of the country.

Wars happen when intolerance reaches epic proportions. But before a war begins outside, it starts inside. Wars are being fought because peace is not being found within, because we are all searching for something outside. We may call it success, peace, love, or tranquility, it is the same. Have we considered looking for it within?

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Arun Mitra

India produces nearly 50,000 MBBS doctors every year in its 479 medical colleges. There are about 9.3 lakh doctors registered with the Medical Council of India. Out of this, doctors engaged in active professional work are presumed to be numbering about 8 lakh only. With this number we are not able to meet the challenge of doctor patient ratio, which is much less than what is required as per WHO guidelines. WHO recommends one doctor per 1,000 persons whereas we have one doctor for 1,650 persons.

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L.S. Herdenia

The Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has achieved a remarkable feat. On November 29, he completed 12 years in office. No other chief minister has ruled the state for so long. Digvijay Singh had completed 10 years (1993-2003) as chief minister. Before him, only Dr. Kailashnath Katju and Arjun Singh could complete their 5-year terms. In post-Independence India, Jyoti Basu was the only politician who served as chief minister for three decades. Chouhan’s remarkable achievement is being celebrated with great fanfare by the BJP in the state.

Rahul Gandhi has taken the baton of India’s Grand Old Party from her ailing mother at a time when not only is the Congress perceived to be in an existential crisis, .but the values and traditions built by the party over the decades from pre-Independence days seem to be in danger of being permanently discarded from the country’s political discourse. The morale of the party workers is at its lowest ebb following defeat after defeat in one election after another. Rahul has been at the receiving end of the most vicious and venomous attacks by the ruling party.