Date wise Archive

Port Blair

TSG Bella Bay, a Luxury Dinner Cruise created for guests to enjoy delectable food, breathtaking views of the islands and most importantly, to lay back and relax, set sail on its maiden voyage on Friday with under privileged children from Islamic Welfare Society - ISMA

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ROOPA LALL

Suicide committed by a class XI student of Vivekananda Kendriya Vidyalaya, Port Mout following alleged mistreatment by the Principal and a teacher of the institution has triggered major unrest in the region. Students and parents staged a protest in front of the school on Thursday demanding termination of the teachers.

Port Blair

The grand finale of Singh Trading Company Presents ‘Mr & Miss Andaman 2018’, event managed by Xtasea Events Pvt. Ltd. event was a grand success with a huge crowd.

Port Blair

‘Saath Hai-Vishwas Hai - Ho Raha Vikas Hai’ photo exhibition is being held at Wright Myo village Community Hall, Mannarghat Panchayat which was inaugurated by Mr. O.

Port Blair

The Markazu Ssaquafathi SSunniyya Andaman, a registered NGO, organised a cultural programme on Feb 12 at Netaji Club here in connection with the celebration of  the Urs Mubarak (remembrance) of the great scholar and freedom fighter- Allama Fazle Haq Khairabadi(South P

Port Blair

A Special Gram Sabha meeting of Gram Panchayat Namunaghar was held on Thursday at Gram Panchayat premises to assess the cleanliness standards of the village and declaring the Panchayat open defecation free. The Pradhan Ms.

Port Blair

Students of Thunder Group of DBRAIT organised an Energy Conservation Awareness Campaign on 16/02/2018 at GSSS Telugu Medium, Haddo under the guidance of Assistant Coordinators Mr. Niladri Sandhukhan and Mr. Rajesh Biswas.

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas on February 17 from 8 am to 2 pm for carrying out HT and LT Line clearance and shifting work under Chouldari sub-division.

Port Blair

Three persons have been apprehended from North Wandoor after seizure of 94 Kgs of venison from their possession by a team of PS Humfrygunj recently. On receipt of credible information that three persons namely Mantu Das R/o Wandoor, R.

DIGLIPUR

Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur organized an Awareness Campaign under the programme of Yuva Aadarsh Gram Vikas Karyakram in coordination with Gram Panchayat, Radhanagar at Community Hall, Hathilevel on 16.02.2018  in which 80 male and females from different  youth clubs a

Port Blair

As DCPU (SA) conducts awareness programmes on various child related Acts and laws, especially on Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and POCSO Act 2012 at different Gram Panchayats, Schools and at Child Care Institutions.

Port Blair

A special devotional meeting has been arranged at Baha’i House, near Fisheries jetty, Port Blair at 5 pm on Sunday by the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Port Blair for the students appearing in the Board Exams.

Port Blair

All arrangements for conducting the Andaman Marathon 2018 is in full swing. The Lt.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard will organise a Community Interaction Programme (CIP) at Wandoor on Feb 19, 2018 from 7 am to 12 noon. The CIP will demonstrate techniques of survival at sea and helicopter rescue.

Port Blair

CPREEC in collaboration with WIPRO-Earthian has taken up a Sustainability Education Programme in South India involving innovative project submissions on sustainability of water and biodiversity by groups of students guided by a teacher.  CPREEC with its network in Tam

Port Blair

To mark the Birth Anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna Dev a Dharma Sabha will be held on Sunday in the prayer hall of Ramakrishna Mission, Port Blair for 6 pm with special arati, meditation, bhajan and discourses on the life and teachings of Sri Ramakrishna Dev followed by

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council conducted a written examination for 33 posts of LCGs on 21st January, 2018 and based on the computerized evaluation of the Answer Sheets (OMR), the category wise list of Short-listed Candidates was uploaded on 8th February 2018 on the

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Feb 17 to 21, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The Disaster Warning Sirens has been installed in the premises of Secretariat, DBRAIT, DSS Marine, Chatham Saw Mill (Forest Dept), Police Station Aberdeen, Police Station Pahargaon, Police Station Chatham, JNRM College, Port Blair, Fish Landing Centre, Junglighat, IOC

Port Blair

In a letter from Mr. K. Venkat, Working President of Jan Kranti Party A&N, the party has requested the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman to help the displaced workers of Andaman Plantation at Little Andaman who do not have any shelter for themselves.

Port Blair

Due to administrative reasons, the written examination for the post of Patwari in the Revenue Department shall now be held on 08th April 2018 (Sunday) and the Hall Tickets can be downloaded from the website http://and.nic.in from  1st M

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Arun Mitra

Since health is concern of all, lot of expectations await from the union budget. Only a healthy person can contribute to social development.  There is thus need to move the country towards universal healthcare where every citizen gets desired quality health needs fulfilled. It is in this context that 1st February 2018 budgetary provisions on health to the amount of 52800 crore rupees have to be seen.  The Finance Minster has admitted in his speech that 'lakhs of families in our country have to borrow or sell assets to receive indoor treatment in hospitals'.

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Anjan Roy

The finance minister as an opening gambit stated that India’s was the seventh largest economy in nominal terms and third largest in purchasing power parity. Already, we are a $2.5 trillion economy. Even a 5 percent growth would mean adding $120 billion or so to the national income. These are big amounts. With that, the FM seems to have taken a few major steps without bothering too much.

Chairperson of Bangladesh Nationalist Party and the chief opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia has been sentenced to a five-year jail term after she was found guilty of corruption by a Dhaka court. The charge against her was misappropriation of money which came as foreign aid to her Zia Orphanage Trust. On the face of it, it is all fair and above board.