Date wise Archive

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Centre to release funds under National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) without imposing any conditions.

Kohima

MLAs, MPs and former lawmakers of Nagaland today appealed for a solution to the vexed Naga political problem before the state Assembly elections due early next year.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Assembly today witnessed repeated adjournments as members of three major political parties engaged in a war of words over Mahanadi river water dispute with Chhattisgarh.

Kohima

Famous international vocal group the Boney M will hold a show here on December 10. The event called Christmas with Boney M will be held at the Hockey ground, IG stadium, the organisers Nagaland Outdoor Club said in a release here today.

Kolkata

Ministry of Railways is focusing on Safety in Rail Operations in a big way. It has been decided to give focus on the track maintenance with a view to ensuring accident free travel.

Kolkata

Eastern Railway (ER) observed 62nd “Mahaparinirvan Diwas”, the death anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, at its headquarters at Fairlie Place, Kolkataon Wednesday.

Kolkata

The 62nd Mahaparinirvan Divas of Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was observed in a solemn function at Metro Rail Bhavan on Wednesday. Ajay Vijayvargiya, general manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata paid homage by garlanding the photograph of Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.

Kolkata

A new operations management system ‘MODERN’ (Managing Operations Daily on Eastern Railway network), launched by Eastern Railway in the morning of Wednesday.

Chittaranjan

Civil Defence Day   was celebrated in   Chittaranjan   Locomotive Works (CLW) on Wednesday. V. P. Pathak , general manager  of CLW inaugurated the function at  the  Srilata Institute Ground in the  morning by hoisting the Civil  Defence Flag.

Kolkata

For the convenience of the passengers, one more additional AC  3- tier coach each will be attached with the following two long distance trains leaving Sealdah station on permanent basis:

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Without even taking into confidence or asking for a few valid suggestions from the vibrant and large local media of the Islands, the Information and Publicity Division of the A&N Administration has proposed a revision of Advertisement Rates for the media here.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

Commuters decry frequent traffic jams

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Two days after EOI published the report of an HIV infected person wandering in the premises of GB Pant Hospital here, not a single agency has come forward to aid the patient.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Four top fashion pros from Mainland India have flown down, and are conducting gruelling training workshops with the 11 finalists for the Andaman Beauty Pageant.  It is for the first time in the islands that so many professionals have come down, and more are coming to make ABP, 2017 an unforgettable razzmatazz.

Port Blair

Coast Guard Wives Welfare Association(CGWWA) A&N Region conducted a special Shramdaan at children park in Tatrakshak Vihar, Panipapt Road on Thursday. The event was conducted as part of government of India flagship programme “Swachhta Pakhwada”.

Port Blair

‘Hello Doctor’ will be broadcast from All India Radio Port Blair on Dec 9, 2017. The topic of discussion is ‘Homeopathic treatment of Arthritis’.

RANGAT

ICAR-KVK (CIARI), Nimbudera celebrated World Soil Day on Dec5 at Dharmapur, Sansad Adarse Gram Shivpuram Panchayat, N & M Andaman. Exhibits from KVK and line departments showcasing the activities related to soil health management were displayed.

Port Blair

Social Welfare Department organised a weeklong International Day for Divyangjan from 27th November to 3rd December 2017 at Center for Divyangjan, Brookshabad. Events such as drawing, fancy dress, dance, Bal Sabha, sports, singing, musical chairs etc. were conducted.

Port Blair

As part of ongoing “Swachhata Pakhwada”, Indian Coast Guard conducts various activities in the pristine Islands including special Shramdaan at Tatrakshak Vihar, Panipapt Road and a cleanliness drive cum awareness programme at Jetty area Katchal, Kamorta.

Port Blair

Youth for Human Rights India, the India chapter of youth of Human Rights International, a Non Profit organisation with main objectives to educate and train youths about human rights as per United National Declaration of Human Rights wrote to the A&N Bar Associatio

Port Blair

Annual Geeta Gyana Yagna (Pravachan on Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta)  organised by Chinmaya Mission will begin here from Dec 10, 2017 at Mission Auditorium. The Pravachan will be delivered by Swami Chidrupanandajee resident Acharya Chinmaya Mission, Noida ,Uttar Pradesh.

Port Blair

As per directions of National Legal Services Authority, New Delhi, National Lok Adalat will be held in the ADR Centre, PRAYAS on Dec 9, 2017 and the District Court Building form 9 am.

Port Blair

The Depression over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood moved north-northwestwards with a speed of about 20 kmph during past 6 hours and lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 07 December, 2017 near Latitude 12.2º N and Longitude 87.9 ºE, about 840 km south

Port Blair

Indrapal Singh, Chairperson, PBMC along with Ms. Vinitha Malhotra, SVC, Ms. S. Selvi, JVC, other Councilors with Engineering staff of PBMC and a team from Gramin Vikas Trust visited the water reservoir at Brichgunj, ward No. 22.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Home Guard Organization celebrated its Raising Day at Drill Hall, Police Lines on Wednesday.

Port Blair

The Police Training School, A&N Islands organized a three days course on “Leadership and Management” recently for in-service Police personnel from the rank of Police Constable to Inspector under the overall supervision of Smt. Usha Rangnani, Principal, PTS.

Port Blair

The National Service Scheme (NSS)programme officers from different Colleges and Schools in Port Blair organised a farewell at JNRM in the honour of Mr. A. K.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have been carrying on a Marathon campaign for December 9 and 14 Gujarat assembly elections. Their no-holds-bar attack on the Congress and the UPA government is bitter. One wonders if this will get them votes? This is for the first time in over two decades that the BJP faces such a tough poll and PM, Amit Shah and other BJP leaders appear jittery about the poll outcome.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

On November 25, three mahadalit members of a family were brutally assassinated by upper caste goons in Jandaha. They were the father, mother and ten year old brother of a dalit girl. The goons owing allegiance to the upper caste people of the area nursed a lecherous desire to rape the girl. They forcibly entered into her house. When her parents fiercely resisted, the goons killed the three and also brutally thrashed the girl. She is fighting for life at the Patna Medical College and Hospital.

The CPM appears confused over whom to unite with and against whom. The party has gone on record to say that the BJP is its main enemy and that to fight the battle against the BJP the unity of all secular and democratic forces is a must. By any definition, the Congress is both secular and democratic.