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Author: 
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.

Author: 
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 diceased.   

The Assam Government is now preparing a National Register of Citizens living in the State, sixty-seven years after the first NRC was done. The Bengalis living in Assam, Hindus as well as Muslims, fear that it is a clever ploy to deny citizenship to many of them. Some glaring ‘inaccuracies’ suggest that the fear is not without basis.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The District and Sessions Court here sent the teacher of Boys School accused of molesting a student to 10 days  judicial custody. According to reports, the victim registered a second complaint against the accused at Police Station, Aberdeen, on the 6th of this month.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

There seems to be no end to people’s sufferings in remote Middle Andaman. After reports of apathy of the Panchayat authorities in some villages here in timely disposal of garbage, an account of another community facility lying wasted has come to fore from Shyamkund village under Bakultala Panchayat.

Port Blair

Andaman and Nicobar Command Aquatics, Water Polo and Jal Tarang Championship 2017-18 was organised by Andaman and Nicobar Command from January 2 to 8 providing an opportunity to the service personnel  posted in A & N Command to showcase their talent in water sport

Port Blair

A delegation of Forest Mazdoor Sangh, Mill Division Chatham headed by Mr. A. L. Murugan, General Secretary, Mr. Anand Raj, Secretary Works Committee and executive members of the Union met Mr. Indrapal Singh, Chairperson PBMC in his chamber.

Port Blair

An awareness camp on Disaster Management was conducted at Panchayat Bhawan Mithakhari by the Andaman and Nicobar Fire Service Department under the Chairmanship of Pradhan Mr. Mohd. Safiq, Gram Panchayat Mithakhari.

Port Blair

The inaugural match of the RSC T10 Stumper Cricket titled ‘Boom Boom Challenger Trophy-2018’ was held on today at Port Blair Velodrome, near Netaji Stadium. The Deputy Commissioner (SA), Mr. Udit Prakash Rai inaugurated the tournament.

Port Blair

Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme in Bangla  on January 10. The topic of discussion will be ‘Government schemes linking banking system (PMJDY, PMAY, SSY, APY, AADHAR linking etc.)’.

Port Blair

The Special National Integration Camp (SNIC) Port Blair 2018  began on January 5  under the arrangements of 1 (A&N) INDEP COY NCC and 1 (AN) NAVAL UNIT NCC supervised by the HQ TNP & AN Dte Chennai.  A total of 179 cadets from 17 Directorates will be attending

Port Blair

The villagers, devotees and believers of Lord Shri Hari Chand Thakur , Port Blair, South Andaman will celebrate the ‘Annual Traditional Matua Mohautsab’.

Port Blair

There will be no Public Hearing by the Lt Governor at Raj Niwas on January 9.