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ROOPA LALL

Despite tall claims, delivery of effective health services remains far from ensured at the lone referral hospital, GB Pant Hospital here. According to reports, two defunct X-Ray machines at the hospital is taking a toll on patients these days forcing them to explore other options or remain untreated for days.

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KURMA RAO

Special Gram Sabha meetings of Chainpur and Pahalgaon Panchayats in North Andaman were held on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. The agenda of the meetings was to declare the Panchayats as Open Defecation Free (ODF), according to reports.

Port Blair

The Sangeet Natak Akademi North-East Centre, Guwahati, Regional Centre of Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in collaboration with Kala Kendra Society, Department of Art and Culture, A&N Administration is organizing

Port Blair

The Ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lal visited Govt. Middle School of Dignabad and Brichgunj besides Govt Primary schools at Mazaar Pahad and Nayagaon on Thursday.

Port Blair

A scheme to collect plastic waste by the PBMC was launched in the month of January. The winners for the Month of January were announced on 5th February 2018 and prize money is being transferred to respective Bank Account within this week.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra, Port Blair will be telecasting a Live Phone-in-programme on ‘Cardiac Arrest’ (Heart Attack) with expert Dr.

Port Blair

In accordance with A & N IV Rules 2016, OBM operator COC-Exam-2017 is scheduled to be conducted in the month of March 2018.

Port Blair

Mr. H. N. Arora,  a prominent  Senior Citizen of Port Blair visited the office of the Chairperson on 07/02/2018 and apprised about the need of the renovation work to be carried out at Marina Park. Mr.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council conducted a written examination for 33 posts of LGC on 21.01.2018 and based on the computerized evaluation of the Answer Sheets (OMR), the Statement of Marks was uploaded on 07.02.2018 at the website www

Port Blair

The Regional Agriculture Fair of Southern Region is going to be held at CIARI, Port Blair from 15th February, 2018 to 17th February, 2018. Mr.

Port Blair

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) announces extension of date for Admissions to its Distance Education Academic programmes for the Academic Cycle commencing from January 2018.

Port Blair

Andaman College (ANCOL) conducted its annual sports meet 2018 befittingly in which the students from all the eight departments enthusiastically participated in various inter-departmental tournaments and Annual Athletic Meet.

Port Blair

Youth Club of Ograbraj (YCOB) will organize State Open “Unity Cup” Volleyball Championship 2018, season – V from Feb 24, 2018 at Ograbraj Forest Ground near Tushnabad Junction.

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Albert Scharenberg

Robert Zaretsky recently commented in The New York Times that Donald Trump’s presidency marks the coming of age of The Society of the Spectacle—a society in which truth is essentially reduced to a mere hypothesis and consistently subordinated to orchestration.
Indeed, lies and deception reign in the White House. During his first year in office alone, The Washington Post counted more than 2,000 cases in which Trump lied or made misleading statements—equating to roughly five times per day.

Author: 
Nilanjan Banik

When it comes to competing in the world economy, the Chinese dragon always wins hands down against the Indian elephant. India's share in world trade is stuck at around 1.8 percent since 2011, whereas that for China is close to 12 percent. For the Indian elephant to catch the Chinese dragon at the halfway mark by 2020, the export figure needs to grow in excess of 30 percent annually. Indeed, a hard task at hand.

The bye-election results from the Uluberia Lok Szabha and the Noapara Assembly constituencies have a clear message for the CPI-M and the Congress. In both constituencies the BJP came second, the CPI-M third and the Congress came fourth. The Congress forfeited its security deposit at both places. The results indicate unerringly that the Bengal voter is losing his faith in the credibility of the CPI-M and the Congress as an opposition party.

Jammu

The BJP today called for a thorough inquiry into the terror attack in SMHS hospital in Srinagar, saying Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI has evolved a new strategy of freeing terrorists from police custody.

Kolkata

West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee today slammed Governor K N Tripathi in the Assembly alleging that he had flouted the Constitution by writing a letter to a senior official in Malda district, bypassing the state government.

Colombo/Male

Exiled former President Mohamed Nasheed today asked India to play its role of "liberators" and intervene militarily to resolve the ongoing political turmoil in Maldives, in a rebuke to China which has opposed military intervention and called for dialogue to resolve th

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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

On March 1 West Bengal government is going to set up the first court for the trial of MLAs and MPs from West Bengal. The court will be one of the 12 designated courts for trial of criminal cases against elected representatives that are going to be set up across the country.

Jaipur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben was injured and her relative was killed when their car rammed into a truck in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh, police said.

Washington

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a legislation that would reform the way lawmakers` offices handle sexual harassment cases, the media reported.

Washington

US President Donald Trump has asked for a large-scale military parade, the White House said Tuesday, an unconventional move that would showcase American muscle and underscore his role as commander-in-chief.

Rome

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI hinted today that is is nearing death and ready for his final "pilgrimage" at the age of 90.

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Agencies

Indian-American lawyer Kashyap Pramod Patel, called by the US media as the author of a controversial Republican memo, has said the process of drafting the document was a "great team effort".

Beijing

China is establishing its first global real-time ocean observation network covering most parts of the Pacific, Indian Ocean and the South China Sea, according to Chinese media.

Kochi

A gag order issued by a lower court in Kerala restraining the media from publishing news involving the son of a legislator was against the basic principles of the Constitution, Malayala Manorama chief editor Mammen Mathew said here today.

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan today dismissed the Opposition charge that the LDF government's ambitious housing scheme 'Life Mission' was going on at a slow pace and said over five lakh beneficiaries had been identified under the initiative.

NEW DELHI

Four more AAP MLAs today moved the Delhi High Court against their disqualification as Delhi Assembly legislators for holding offices of profit.

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