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ROOPA LALL

The Central Bureau of Investigation conducted surprise inspections at Junlighat Jetty on Wednesday.  Following complaints of non-plying of Speeds Boats of the Shipping Department and irregularities in payment of wages and allowances to crew deployed onboard the laid-off vessels, the surprise checks were conducted by the CBI team led by Superintendent, Mr Shantanu Ka

LG visits Teressa Island
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Agencies

On the third day of his visit to Southern Group of Islands, the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Admiral D.K. Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), accompanied by the First Lady of A & N Islands, Smt. Chitra Joshi and along with Secretary to LG Dr. Ajay Kumar Singla and Deputy Commissioner, Nicobars, Shri Awanish Kumar visited Teressa Island today.

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KURMA RAO

The Panchayat Samity member from Sabari, Smt Seropina Barla was elected as the new Pramukh of Panchayat Samity, Rangat on Wednesday. The election was presided over by the Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman, Smt Kriti Garg, while the Assistant Commissioner of Rangat, Executive Officer of Panchayat Samity were  present on the occasion.

Port Blair

Nationalised banks operating in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands have opened as many as 51,434 banks accounts under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).

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ROOPA LALL

Blueink Uptown launched an exclusive brand store at Lamba Line on Wednesday. Addressing the gathering after launch, the proprietor of the store said, “We’re delighted to open our flagship store in the city. It will be our privilege to bring world class apparel for men and women customers here.

Port Blair

GSSS Rangat and GSSS Sabari Jn. schools of Middle Andaman have been conducted various programmes on the topics ‘Making my village open defecation free’.

Port Blair

Four community toilets at Manpur, Collinpur, Herbertabad and Tirur villages and two black-top rural roads at Manpur and Tirur villages  under the jurisdiction of GP Collinpur was inaugurated on Wednesday by Mr.

Port Blair

To mark the National Youth day, the birthday of Swami Vivekananda on January 12, Ramakrishna Mission, Port Blair is conducting an essay competition for 9th to 12th standard students on ‘Relevance of Swami Vivekananda in present age’ within 300 words.

Port Blair

Akhila Bharata Ayyappa Seva Sangam is organising the 6th year celebration of Thiruvabharana Ghosha Yatra on December  23.

Port Blair

Island Beauty Contest 2018  will be held in January, 2018. X-Ta-Sea Event Pvt Ltd is a reputed event company of our island and is organising the contest to hunt Mr. and Miss Andaman.

Port Blair

Every second and fourth Monday of the month, All India Radio Port Blair is broadcasting a series named ‘Apne Panchayat Se’. In the next episode of this programme, Secretary (RD, PRI & ULB) Mr. Udit Prakash Rai, will be LIVE on AIR on 25.12.17.

Port Blair

Mr. Indrapal Singh, Chairperson, PBMC along with Ms. S. Usha and Mr. Dharmender Narayan, Councilors with Engineering and sanitary staff of the Municipal Council visited INS Uttkrosh School Line and Minnie Bay area.

Port Blair

Shouldering the responsibility to do something for the cause of the society the students of GSSS Oralkatcha, Baratang staged an edifying Nukkad Natak at Nilambur Jetty on Wednesday to educate the general public about the ill-effects of Open Defecation.

Port Blair

A & N Police is committed to creating awareness amongst general public regarding safety precautions with respect to unclaimed objects which can be explosive devices.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11) cm at isolated places over Nicobar islands.

Port Blair

Department of Art & Culture, A&N Administration in collaboration with Kala Kendra Society is conducting a ‘Rangoli Competition’ at Andaman Club, Port Blair from 3 pm to 5 pm on December 22. All participants are to reach Andaman Club at 2.30 pm on that day.

Port Blair

A low pressure area is likely to develop over South Andaman Sea  and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal around December 25.

Port Blair

Mr. K. Hamza, general secretary, Andaman Association of Tour Operators appealed to the LG, A&N Islands to look into some serious problems faced by the tourists at Phoenix Bay harbour while visiting Havelock and Neil Islands.

Port Blair

An extended central executive committee meeting of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, A & N Islands held on  December 16 at Crusade House, Port Blair reviewed the progress in settlement of various issues pertaining to service matter of government e

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Adam bin Mohammad

But the Biscuit King was buying companies “with debt” and it was only a matter of time before the cookie crumbled. The New York Times described Rajan Pillai as “one of Asia’s most flamboyant businessmen” and that “at the peak of his powers, Mr. Pillai ran Britannia Biscuits, a large maker of cookies, but lately he had been a fugitive from Singapore. He had been indicted there, accused of fraud amounting to millions of dollars.”

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Subrata Majumder

The bounce back in the share of manufacturing in second quarter GDP in 2017-18 unleashed a fresh impetus to the Make in India initiative, which remained tardy in the post demonetization period. The manufacturing sector growth resurged to 7.0 per cent, nearly to the previous year’s level, after a sharp drop to 1.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017-18. This shows that the impact of demonetization was a short term effect.

Rahul Gandhi has taken charge of India’s Grand Old Party from his mother who piloted it through turbulent times and could restore some of the glory it had lost since the mid-1990s. Whether Sonia Gandhi will completely retire from politics as she has said she will or agree to remain as the party’s eminence grise remains to be seen. One thing is for sure. Leaders of other Opposition parties have an implicit trust in her and in her ability to lead a coalition.