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EOI BUREAU

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched a Value Education Programme for students of all schools affiliated to the Board with the objective to strengthen, promote and develop cooperation in promoting Values Education.

Port Blair

On the auspicious occasion of ‘Christmas’, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray expressed his warm greetings and best wishes to the people of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair

Mr Vishal Jolly, the state president BJP, A&N Islands has extended his greetings to the islanders on the occasion of Christmas.

Port Blair

On the joyous occasion of Christmas, commemorating   the birth of  Lord  Jesus,  the PCC president, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have greeted the people of  the  islands. “Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting.

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EOI BUREAU

The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) is yet to receive formal nomination from the Andaman and Nicobar Administration for  the pilot project to enhance standards of cleanliness on beaches -“Blue Flag’ Certification.

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LOKNATH PATRA

Dr. Geeta Gladson, a veterinary doctor based in Port Blair has taken  path to care for the man’s best friend with a missionary zeal. For more than a decade, she has been not only feeding stray dogs of the city but providing them medical help and cure.

Port Blair

X-Ta-Sea is all set for the beauty event ‘Island Beauty Contest -2018’ ‘A Hunt for Mr. & Miss Andaman’. The main audition is to be held on January-2018.

Port Blair

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

Port Blair

Indian Coast Guard conducted massive clean-up drive at various places in A& N Islands this weekend including Hut Bay, Mayabunder, Kamorta and Port Blair.

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has condoled the demise of Mr S.Veeraswami, father of Mr Maradu Pandian, teacher, GSS Tamil medium, Haddo, resident of R.G.T Road here. He was 85 and passed away on Sunday at G.B.Pant Hospital.

Port Blair

The Headquarters of Andaman and Nicobar Command received two requests for immediate medical evacuations of one civilian from Havelock and two civilians from Mayabunder at 7.48 pm and 10.50 pm respectively on Saturday.

Port Blair

Air India will operate chartered flights for A & N Administration on Chennai - Port Blair - Chennai and Kolkata – Port Blair- Kolkata sectors on following dates:
Chennai – Port Blair-Chennai
January, 2018 February, 2018 March, 2018

Srinagar

Cold wave continued in Kashmir as the night temperature stayed  several degrees below the freezing point but people experienced some relief after the  mercury increased slightly at most places.

Panaji

Tourists usually throng Goa during Christmas but this year seem to have  given the coastal state a miss, as both foreign and domestic tourist arrivals have dropped  30 per cent, a local industry association said on Sunday.

NEW DELHI

The Congress today attacked the Centre over the killing of four  Indian soldiers along the LoC by Pakistani troops, saying the incident raises questions over the government's ability to protect the country's borders.

Srinagar

There has been a sharp spike in the number of young Kashmiris joining militant groups this year, with the number crossing 100 for the first time since such data started being collated in 2010, officials said here today.

NEW DELHI

Premium charges during festivals such as Diwali, Durga Puja and discounts for travelling odd- hours, choosing a less popular route or train or one having no pantry services, are some of the proposals the Railway Board is considering on dynamic-pricing.

NEW DELHI

The Health ministry, which is struggling to make six new AIIMS fully functional due to unavailability of suitable candidates, has now decided to hire retired doctors, who have worked in premier medical institutes of the country, on contract.

NEW DELHI

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan today slammed Lalu Prasad for comparing himself with Nelson Mandela and B R Ambedkar, saying they made sacrifices in national interest while the RJD chief was in jail for corruption.

Manila

Some 200 people have been killed in the southern Philippines after a tropical storm battered the archipelago nation's second-largest island, triggering heavy flooding and landslides that have ravaged towns and displaced tens of thousands.

Davao (Philippines)

Thirty-seven people were believed killed in a fire that engulfed a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao, the local vice mayor said today.

London

A fire broke out today at the UK's famous London Zoo in which eight people, including staff, were injured and an aardvark was killed.

Catalonia

Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was weighing up whether to return to the region, where he faces arrest, close aides said Saturday, after pro-independence parties defeated Spain`s central government in pivotal elections.

London

One in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, leading to tens of thousands of deaths, many of them of African children given ineffective treatments for pneumonia and malaria, health officials said on Tuesday.

Islamabad

India-Pakistan ties nose-dived in 2017 with no bilateral talks talking place and both sides putting it on the back-burner even as the political situation in the country remained fragile with the ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers scandal.

Colombo

The use of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's portrait by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party has led to a tussle with its rival faction which is claiming that the picture of a member of another party cannot be used for campaigning.

Karachi

At least 10 people, including six children, were killed today in Pakistan when two buses and a pick-up van collided on a highway in the country's Sindh province, according to a media report.

Islamabad

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother will arrive here tomorrow to meet the Indian prisoner on death row, the Pakistan Foreign Office has said. They will arrive in Islamabad by a commercial flight and leave the same day after the meeting, it added.

Kathmandu

Nepal has reopened a probe after an Indian couple, banned from mountaineering for a decade for allegedly faking their Everest expedition by morphing photos, filed an application seeking the re-issuance of their summit certificates, a media report said today.

Beijing

China`s first indigenous amphibious aircraft, believed to be the world`s largest, completed its maiden flight on Sunday, taking off from Zhuhai, the coastal city off the disputed South China Sea.

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