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Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister arrives
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EOIC / Agencies

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, GOI, Smt. Krishna Raj arrived here today on a three-day visit to the Islands. The Minister visited the Central Island Agriculture Research Institute (CIARI) in the morning and interacted with the scientists in the conference hall. Addressing the scientist fraternity, Smt.

Port Blair

The Director General Indian Coast Guard, Rajendra Singh, President Tatrakshak Medal, Tatrakshak Medal reviewed the progress of operational and infrastructure projects at Port Blair.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), who was on tour to Neil and Havelock Islands on February 20 and 21, visited the Radha Nagar Beach at Havelock yesterday. On his way to the beach, the Lt.

Port Blair

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India, Smti. Krishna Raj visited the Andaman and Nicobar Centre for Ocean Science and Technology (ANCOST), National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt.

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KURMA RAO

A two-day district level training programme on orientation of ASHA and ANMs/AANMs on general wellness and prevention of common ailments including Diabetes Mellitus through Ayush systems was conducted in the conference hall of Dr RP Hospital here from Tuesday.

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ROOPA LALL

Aggrieved over lack of qualified faculty in the discipline of Psychology, students of Andaman College (ANCOL) has called for a one-day peaceful protest in front of the college premises on Thursday. Around 90 students from the Psychology Department will stage the demonstration demanding qualified faculty in the department.

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SUBRATA

Bank customers at Nimbutala in Middle Andaman are vexed over lack of ATM facility in the region.

Port Blair

Matribhasha Diwas, the  International Mother Language Day was observed in JNRM on Wednesday. The  UNESCO has declared  February 21 every year as International Mother Language Day to promote the use of mother language.

Port Blair

Directorate of Information Publicity & Tourism, A&N Administration, Port Blair in association with Children’s Film Society, India, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt of India is organizing Children Film Festival – 2018 from  February 22 to 24.

Port Blair

It is brought to the notice of all the SKO dealers, kerosene oil beneficiaries and FPS owners of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that consequent upon enhancement of the Ex-Storage Point price of PDS kerosene oil by the Govt.

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 list of Short-Listed Candidates was uploaded on the website 08.02.2018 at

Port Blair

Mr. Indra Pal Singh, Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council and Ms.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Gazetted Officers’ Association has demanded concessional room tariff and preference  in the booking  in the Guest Houses of A & N Administration on the mainland and in the islands for the  retired officers.   In a letter sent to the Chief S

Port Blair

Chinmaya Mission Port Blair  will be organising a special Ganapathi Homam for the students of Class X and XII on the eve of Board examinations like every year.

Port Blair

As per regular schedule of activities of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the last date of submission of assignments (Tutor Marked Assignments) at Study Centre is to be 31st March. As a special case, the last date is now extended upto 30th April, 2018.

Port Blair

A meeting of Lok Nirman Vibhag Karmachari Sangh and Auto Karmachari Sangh, Rangat, Middle Andamans was held recently at Community Hall, Rangat under the chairmanship of Mr. Ashok Kumar (BMS state general secretary) in the presence of Mr. M.

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Amritananda Chakravorty Mihir Samson

i. Arbitral award against Ranbaxy upheld – The Delhi High Court has upheld international arbitral award against the former promoters of the Ranbaxy group, Malvinder and Shivinder Mohan Singh. Daiichi had filed an execution petition to enforce a Rs 6500 Cr award passed by a Singaporean tribunal, when it reached the conclusion that the brothers had hidden an important document from Daiichi while entering into a Share Purchase and Subscription Agreement.

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G. Srinivasan

The interminable debate over the final full-fledged General Budget of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) headed by Narendra Modi apart, the 2018-19 budget belied the credo of the Modi government as market-friendly and growth-focused. This is palpably obvious as the feisty Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, presenting his fifth budget, has not refrained from creating hostages to political fortune.

Pakistan has stepped up its proxy war in Kashmir. Terrorists belonging to different terror outfits backed by Pakistan are making almost daily attacks on army and paramilitary camps and killing our jawans. Defence and Home Ministers are routinely warning Pakistan that ‘appropriate retaliatory measures’ will be taken, though nothing is visible on the ground. J & K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has called for talks with Pakistan because ‘war is not an alternative’. The hyper-nationalist section of the media has accused her of ‘batting for Pakistan’.