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Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

Despite reports in the local media, violation of crucial safety norms continue unabated in vehicle ferries operating in the Middle Andaman region putting precious human lives and property worth crores at risk.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and economist, Dr Subramanian Swamy underlined the achievement of the Narendra Modi government on Monday. Speaking to scribes, Mr Swamy said that in the past three and a half years, the Union Government has executed many developmental projects across the country, but much more are in the pipeline.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

The Zilla Parishad member of North and Middle Andaman, Mr Ganesh Prakash has expressed gratitude to the Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, for extending timely assistance to an in-patient of GB Pant Hospital here.

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M SURESH KUMAR

A mishap was averted on Monday when huge branches of a tree came down crashing on a moving truck at Aberdeen Bazar near the rear side entrance of the Municipal Council. According to reports, the body of the truck touched the branches of the tree, which caused the branches to fall down over the truck.

Port Blair

The historic 7-day long Ram Katha Samaroh which started on  December 3 concluded with the valedictory function at Virat Hindu Sammelan on Sunday in the Junglighat Durga Puja Mandap.

Port Blair

The Port Management Board stated that the contents of the news item titled ‘Passengers & Tourists decry poor port services despite charging hefty service fee’ which appeared in a local newspaper on 11th December, 2017 is totally incorrect and baseless.

Port Blair

The Bharat Sevashram Sangha (BSS), Dean Street Housing Colony will organise a Counseling Camp on December  17  for de-addiction from alcohol and drugs. Mr. M. K. Mahato, an expert in de-addiction trained form Sydney (Australia) will provide the counseling.

Port Blair

In a cultural get-together arranged in its premises at Junglighat today, Baakprotima, the only RNI-registered Bengali little magazine published from A&N Islands presented ‘Baakprotima Samman 2017’ to its mainland-based features writer Mr.

Port Blair

Coast Guard Ships and establishments in Port Blair conducted various activities including cleanliness drive, poem writing, awareness campaign etc on 10 and 11  December  to commemorate “Swachhta Pakhwada” with an aim to instill the importance of cleaner and greener In

Port Blair

The Telugu Desam Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands is delighted to add an active, enthusiastic personality Mr.

Port Blair

In a simple function held on Sunday at Dudh Line, Ward No:12, Mr. Vishal Jolly, Member, HMAC inaugurated a C. C. Footpath-cum-Motorable road with retaining wall and side drain in presence of Mr. Indra Pal Singh, Chairperson, PBMC and Mr. S. N. N.

Port Blair

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan was undertaken by NCC cadets of the Army and Air Force along with the PI staff at Capt. Ashim Kumar Bhattacharjee Park Junglighat under Swachhta Pakhwada Mission. During the drive solid garbage like plastic waste, empty glass bottles etc.

Port Blair

Annual Geeta Gyana Yagna organised by Chinmaya Mission Port Blair began at Mission Auditorium. Major General (Retd.) Mr. R. P. Chaubey, Director Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical sciences was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

Swacchta Pakhwada is being observed by the Territorial Army battalion-‘Island Terriers’ at Brichgunj Military Station, under the Andaman & Nicobar Command, from 1st to 15th December, 2017.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Police has conducted meeting of Citizen Committees and Senior Citizens at PS Humfrigunj recently in which 30 people including PRI members, Senior Citizens and retired Govt. servant participated.

Port Blair

It has been brought to the notice of the Department of Fisheries by the security agencies viz. Coast Guard/Marine Police Force etc.

Port Blair

Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president and Ms. Upasana Prasad, councilor ward no. 13 PBMC have condoled the death of Mr. Govindo Chakarvarty, husband of Ms. Krishna Chakarvarty resident of Dean Street, Junglighat.

Port Blair

A & N AIDS Control Society (ANACS) conducted a mainstreaming training programme on HIV/AIDS with the officials and workers of L & T Construction, Site Office, Port Mout recently. Altogether  45 officials and workers participated in the programme. Mr.

Author: 
Amritananda Chakravorty Mihir Samson

i. However, the State refused to give sanction for prosecuting Adityanath in May this year. This refusal was challenged in the High Court by the petitioners.During the hearing, the Court reiterated its warning against publishing misleading content and after going through various media reports, the Court agreed with the AAG and ordered a media gag on proceedings pertaining to the case. [Parvez Parwaz v State of Uttar Pradesh, Criminal Miscellaneos Writ Petition No. 21733 of 2008, dated 07.11.2017

Author: 
Pradeep Kapoor

The UP local body election results present a picture of total paradoxes that run counter to whatever may be visible on the surface. These include a serious setback to BJP, gains by the BSP and SP to some extent, a surprise increase in the Congress voting percentage, the only party to record such achievement, and a potentially dangerous portend for these parties from the influence of Hyderabad MP Asadullah Owaisi’ in UP politics.

The farmers of Maharashtra and other States continue to suffer. In the first four months of this year, 852 farmers committed suicide because they were deep in debt. Amid loud propaganda about ‘achievements’ of the NDA Government and the promise of an elusive ‘acche din’ the farmers of Maharashtra find no ray of hope anywhere. Their desperation has evoked widespread sympathies. Even Yashwant Sinha, a BJP leader and a former minister in the Vajpayee cabinet, joined the farmers’ protest at Akola and was detained by the police.