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EOI BUREAU

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed all schools affiliated to the Board to nominate and deploy regular teachers for evaluation of answer scripts of Secondary and Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations 2018.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Illegal structures from Municipal markets evicted

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BALRAM SINGH

A 55 year old resident of Rajiv Nagar here died after being pulled under water by strong rip currents at a beach located about 25 kms from the main bazaar here on the 30th of last month. The deceased, identified as Kalash Ram, was reportedly fishing at the beach when the mishap occurred.

Port Blair

At around 10.20 pm on Thursday, the Indian Coast Guard Ship Aruna Asaf Ali  evacuated 40 years old Philipino National namely Mr. Ciriaco Nic Acebuque, welder onboard netherland flag Merchant Vessel ‘Zealand Almere’ which was on passage to Iran.

Port Blair

By swift action by PS Pahargaon, two cases of burglary have been solved, along with recovery of 840 grams of illicit ganja and arrest of two accused persons.

Port Blair

‘Kala Kendra’ – A & N Islands, Society for Promotion of Art & Culture under the Department of Art & Culture, A & N Administration will be organizing month long production oriented Theatre Workshop in collaboration with National School of Drama, New Del

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council on Thursday removed more than two dozen road side encroachments from Mohanpura Vegetable Market, TIranga Park, Aberdeen Bazar and Delanipur. These encroachments were in the shape of kiosks, Carts, Counters, shops and tin-sheds.

Port Blair

The inaugural function of league-cum-knockout Stumper Ball Cricket Tournament organised by the Regional Sports Council, Port Blair will be held on Jan 7, 2017 from 2 pm at Velodrome near Netaji Stadium. The Deputy Commissioner Andaman District Administration Mr.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Jan 6-10, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar inaugurated the Southernmost Petrol Pump of the country at Campbell Bay, Great Nicobar Island. The Deputy Commissioner, Nicobars, Mr Awanish Kumar, PRIs and general public were present on the occasion.

NIMBUDERA

ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (CIARI), N & M Andaman organised a 3 day training programme on ‘Brood-stock Management for Quality Seed Production’ at Basantipur, from Jan 3, 2018. The training was inaugurated by Ms.

Port Blair

Electricity Department, UT of Andaman & Nicobar Islands has filed the petition for Approval of True up for FY 2014-15, Annual Performance Review of FY 2017-18 and Determination of Tariff for 2018-19 in respect of Electricity Department, Andaman & Nicobar Islan

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Nantoo Banerjee

It is good to know that the government is working on a first ever national employment policy that will address the crucial issue of jobs creation in the country. The policy is intended to outline a comprehensive road map with focus on creation of quality jobs across sectors through economic, social and labour policy interventions. It may be announced in the upcoming budget session though it may take several months before the final document is ready. The task is, by no means, easy. The existing economic environment and job market situation are quite complex.

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L S Herdenia

Year 2017 was a highly stormy year both for the government and the people of Madhya Pradesh. Unprecedented happenings took place during the year. Most important was farmers’ agitation. The agitation was so violent that the police had to kill about six agitators when the situation went out of control. The angry farmers and their supporters destroyed public property including buses, vehicles etc. In a bid to defuse the crisis, the chief Minister announced help of Rs One crore each to the families of the deceased.   

One of the priorities given by the West Bengal Government under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from the very beginning is to healthcare for the common, especially poor, people. Treatment in government hospitals has now become practically free. Complicated surgical operations which cost lakhs of rupees in private hospitals and nursing homes are performed free in government hospitals and done by top surgeons in their respective fields.

Baseless charge, says Rajnath
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Agencies

Opposition members in the Lok Sabha today alleged a conspiracy to drive out Bengali-speaking population from Assam, a charge rejected as "baseless" by Union home minister Rajnath Singh.

Guwahati

The BJP today urged the authorities involved with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam to file a complaint in the Supreme Court against West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for alleging that the Centre was "hatching a conspiracy" to drive out Bengali

Intruder killed, 2 Pak posts destroyed
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Agencies

The Border Security Force (BSF) has launched "Operation Alert" along the over 200 kilometer long International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir to curb the increasing movement of infiltrating militants from across the border.

Pune

An FIR was filed against Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid for their alleged "provocative" speeches during an event here on December 31, an official said today.

NEW DELHI

India today rebuffed Pakistan for carrying out "propagandistic exercises" by putting out "coerced" statements by Kulbhushan Jadhav on video, and said such actions by Islamabad carry no credibility.

Beijing

Indian Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale today held talks with Guo Yezhou, vice minister, International Department of the ruling Communist Party, amid efforts by the two nations to improve their ties post-Dokalam.

Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present a special gift - the Gal-Mobile water desalinisation and purification jeep - to his friend Narendra Modi during his visit to India starting January 14, according to sources here.

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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

While, after the publication of the first draft of updated version of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, chief minister Mamata Banerrjee has launched a vitriolic attack on the ruling BJP at the Centre of hatching a conspiracy to drive out Bengalis from that state, the home department of her government is working overtime to determine the fate of lakhs

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ROOPA LALL

“The Union Government has granted in-principle approval for construction of a major passenger terminal in South Andaman. The proposed terminal aimed at promoting cruise tourism in these islands will have facilities like airports. The government has allotted budget of Rs 27 crore and set target of two years for completion of the project.

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BALRAM SINGH

The Chief Secretary, Mr Anindo Majumdar, inaugurated the renovated ANIIDCO Fuel Station here on Thursday. During his visit, Mr Majumdar also inaugurated the newly constructed Children Park at Low Point and ex-servicemen shelter here.

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M SURESH KUMAR

3 Habour Crafts from Vijai Marine reach isles

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KURMA RAO

The Gram Sabha meeting of Chainpur Panchayat was held on Thursday under the chairmanship of Pradhan, Smt Sarlawati.

Port Blair

As a part of its community policing initiatives, the Nicobar District Police organised a cultural programme along with skits/plays to create awareness against ATM frauds & other social evils recently.

Port Blair

On Jan 2, 2018 upon receipt of a credible information by SHO Bambooflat that one person namely Ashim Kr.

Port Blair

On Dec 31 last year at around at about 9 am, Sub Inspector Srinivasan, I/C OP Mile Tilak alongwith HC Benjamin Toppo, JPP Jirkatang while checking the vehicles at Jirkatang No.II, recovered one polythene bag containing 100 pouches Bhagwan 69 Brand Tobacco (40 Grms eac

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