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ROOPA LALL

Rich tributes were paid to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, fondly known Veer Savarkar, on his 52nd death anniversary on Monday. To pay homage to Veer Savarkar, the Veer Savarkar Vichar Manch organised a function at Veer Savarkar Park near National Memorial Cellular Jail, which was attended by around 400 members from Maharashtra and 30 from Rewari, Haryana.

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BALRAM SINGH

Motorists in the Great Nicobar region are likely to suffer fuel crisis in the coming days after the newly inaugurated Fuel Station at Campbell Bay shut operations on Monday.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) will be on a day’s visit to Hut Bay, Little Andaman tomorrow. He will be accompanied by the First Lady of the Islands, Smt. Chitra Joshi. During his stay at Little Andaman, the Lt.

Port Blair

In order to restrict the entry of non-local candidates in the Government Department of this UT Administration, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, has been raising his voice since 2014 for promulgation of law of domicile through the Parliament.

Port Blair

Mr. Indra Pal Singh, Chairperson Port Blair Municipal Council with a team of Engineering Wing inspected Dollygunj Industrial Estate area recently. Mr.Dhamendra Narayan, Ward Councillor Ward No-17 briefed him about the various issues pertaining to the area.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar State Cooperative Bank Limited distributed Certificates for Tailoring and Fashion Designing as a part of its initiative for Skill Development of SHGs on Monday in the conference hall of the Bank. Mr.

Port Blair

The State Open YCOB ‘Unity Cup’ Volleyball Championship, 2018 was inaugurated by Mr. Udit Prakash Rai, Deputy Commissioner South Andaman/Secretary, RD, PRI & ULB in the presence of Mr. Vishal Jolly, Member, Home Ministry Advisory Committee. Mr.

Port Blair

Mr. Gautam Mandal Joint Secretary cum General Manager, Industry Department, will take part in LIVE Bangla phone-in programme on February 28. Topic of discussion will be PMEGP and Stand up India Scheme.

Port Blair

The Coast Guard Wives Welfare Association (CGWWA) in association with Gandhi Global Family (W), Port Blair organized a Dental check-up camp on Saturday for Coast Guard personnel and their families.

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SUBRATA

The Tehsil Office, Rangat in Middle Andaman organised a farewell function at Raman Bagicha, Nimbutala last Saturday to bid adieu to Mr Sakthi Mistry, Peon attached to the office. Mr Mistry is set to superannuate from government service on Feb 28 after rendering years of service to the administration.

Port Blair

AIR Port Blair will broadcast an interview with Ms. Neha Bansal,  Secretary (Transport) on Feb 27, 2018 in its Yuvvani Programme titled 'Guftgu' will  be broadcast on 27.02.18 in between 7.15 PM and 7.45 PM. It can be heard on MW 684 KHZ.

Port Blair

There will be no Public Hearing by the Lt. Governor at Raj Niwas on 27.02.2018.

Port Blair

The three-day training courses for Drivers of three and four wheeler vehicles, scheduled to be conducted during the month of March 2018, has been postponed due to technical reasons. The revised date of conduct of the training will be intimated later.

Port Blair

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced extension of dates for admissions to its Distance Education Academic programmes for the Academic Cycle commencing from January 2018.

Port Blair

Like every year, Holi evening meet is being organised on the occasion of Holi on 1st March at Hindi Sahitya Kala Parishad. On this occasion Ramesh Verma, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture, Fisheries and Civil Supplies Department will be the chief guest. Dr.

Port Blair

Officials and members of Hindi Sahitya Kala Parishad have offered their condolences on the demise Revathi Devi, mother of  Dr. Shivshankar Singh, G. B. Pant Hospital's medical expert.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other senior  leaders  of the party have mourned the demise of Smt  Revathi Devi,  mother of  Dr.

Port Blair

Mr. Vishal Jolly, state president BJP, A&N Islands has expressed his gratitude to Lt.

Port Blair

As per TRAI guidelines, BSNL A&N Telecom Circle has notified Blackout Day on 02nd   March, 2018.

Port Blair

The A&N Kudo Martial Art Association organised a 2 day Coaching Seminar/Camp at Manglutan Community Hall on 24 and 25 February, 2018 under the guidance of President Kudo International Federation of India Shihan Mehul Vora, Black belt VIII Dan, Renshi Jasmine Makwa

Port Blair

The Chairman and Organising Board of Nashik International Film Festival (NIFF) has decided to bestow 10th NIFF Dadasaheb Phalke Golden Camera Award 2018 to Padmashree awardee, Mr Naresh Chander Lal in recognition of his successful career and noteworthy contribution to

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council conducted a written examination for 33 posts of Lower Grade Clerk on 21/01/2018.

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Surajit Mahalanobis

UAE foreign minister Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash declared at the recent 4th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate that the country cannot live under the shadow of “Iran’s threat”. India needs to be equally concerned about the violent developments in the backdoor of the GCC.

Author: 
Mark Gruenberg

There are a lot of folks – including veterans – raining on Donald Trump’s triumphal military parade plan.
And possibly the sharpest statement came from someone who should know: Tammy Duckworth, the Iraq War veteran who had both legs blown off while piloting her helicopter there – and who’s now a Democratic U.S. senator from Illinois.
“We don’t need to hold parades like some Third World dictator,” she told National Public Radio.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to India and the joint statement issued by the two sides are of great diplomatic significance. India had stood by Iran when the US had imposed sanctions on her because of her independent nuclear policy. Despite pressures, India did not stop importing oil from Iran during those days, though the quantity of import had to be reduced.  Then came another important development: the decision to develop the Chabahar port jointly by Iran and India.