Date wise Archive

Industrial summit on March 13 to focus on agro-industries, MSMEs
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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

Agro-industries, horticulture, tourism and medium and small scale industries are some of the key areas that will be focused at the two-day Darjeeling Hills industrial summit to be held at Chowrasta Mall of Darjeeling  starting from March 13.

Jhunjhunu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that female foeticide was a matter of "deep shame" and mothers-in-law should take the lead to protect the girl child.

NEW DELHI

The CBI today sent fresh summonses to billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi to join investigations as early as possible and made it clear to the duo that they were "obliged" to cooperate with the probe agency, officials said.

Agartala

Tripura's outgoing chief minister Manik Sarkar will be today shifting to his new residence--the CPM state committee office.

Report by: 
Tohid Ali

Supporters of BJP and Trinamool Congress today clashed when saffron supporters came for a `suddhikaran abhiyan" (purification) of the statue of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee that was vandalised on Wednesday at the park near Keoratala by members of a group called `Radical'.

Colombo

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the law and order minister amidst fresh violence between majority Sinhala Buddhists and minority Muslims in the Kandy district despite imposition of nationwide emergency.

NEW DELHI

Fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's aide Farooq Takla, wanted in connection with the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, was arrested here today by the CBI after he arrived from Dubai, the agency's spokesperson said.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, a day after the TDP chief decided to pull out of the NDA government at the Centre.

Kannur/Chennai/Ballia

A bust of Mahatma Gandhi was found defaced in Kannur district's Taliparamba town today, police said.

Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today called upon all regional parties to come together to defeat the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections next year, after the TDP decided to pull out its ministers from the Union government.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Along with the rest of the globe, International Women’s Day was celebrated befittingly in these islands on Thursday. The Department of Social Welfare, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, organized a series of programmes across the territory to celebrate the day.

Port Blair

As a part of MILAN 18, a musical evening for visiting Foreign Delegates and Civil Administration (A&N) was hosted by the Headquarters Andaman and Nicobar Command on Wednesday at Jarawa Ground. Around 500 guests attended the function.

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NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

As a part of the MILAN-18, celebration of congregation of navies of 16 friendly countries at Port Blair, a press conference addressed by the Chief of the Naval Staff of Indian Navy, Admiral Sunil Lamba was organized on board IN Kesari today.

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ARUN BARLA

Having overcome his fear for snakes, this Class XII student of MES School in Wimberlygunj now has deep love and respect for the reptiles. Aware of the fact that his next rescue could potentially be his last, Raj Kumar, son of Papa Rao, isn't fazed as he has developed a passion for rescuing snakes.

Latest clarification by Power Minister to benefit 495 mazdoors of Power Dept
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Agencies

Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, M.P. A&N Islands is consistently pursuing the issue with the Administration and the Ministry of Power as well for considering past service of the 495 Mazdoors of Electricity Department for retirement and pension benefits in compliance to order of the High Court dated 09.04.2013.

Port Blair

The A & N State Cooperative Union, Teylerabad, South Andaman celebrated International Women's Day on Thursday at the Union's Conference Hall under the leadership of Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Chairman, A & N State Cooperative union. Mr.

Port Blair

ICAR-CIARI is  organizing a State level seminar on “Spices of Islands- Potentials and way forward for profitability” from 22nd to 23rd March, 2018 in collaboration with Directorate of Arecanut and Spices Development (DASD), Calicut.

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands expresses heartfelt grief and condolence on the sudden demise of Mr R ARASU, PGT, GSSS Wimberlygunj. He breathed his last on Tuesday at GB Pant Hospital here after a brief illness.

Port Blair

To celebrate the historic moment in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, MILAN 2018 International City Parade will be telecast on 09.03.2018 from 1500 hours to 1740 hours on Doordarshan Channels: DD National, DD Urdu & DD Port Blair.

CAMPBELL BAY

The Adhyaksha, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Ms. Baby Fareeda was on tour to Campbell Bay, Great Nicobar from 2nd to 4th March 2018 which has two Zilla Parishad Constituencies, Campbell bay and Laxminagar under Zilla Parishad, South Andaman.

Port Blair

In a public meeting organized by the Wimberlygunj Block Congress Committee at Wimberlygunj on 6/03/2018 at 5.00 PM, Mr.

Port Blair

24 Nos. Dinghies/Boats seized under Foreigners/MZI Act cases of PS CCS alongwith fitted accessories are lying for disposal. 09 No. Dinghies/Boats are berthed at Junglighat Jetty, 13 No. Dinghies/Boats berthed at Hathitapu jetty, 01 No.

Port Blair

All India Radio Port Blair will broadcast LIVE phone-in interactive programme entitled 'Hello Doctor' on Saturday 10th March from 7.20 to 7.55 AM. The topic is 'Examination and Mental Stress'. Dr.

Port Blair

The MILAN - 2018 is being organised by the A & N Command from 06/03/2018 to 11/03/2018. During the MILAN, a number of events are being scheduled in the Port Blair City area.

Port Blair

Mr. Indra Pal Singh, Chairperson along with Mr. M. Arumugam Councillor Ward No-20 and a team of Engineering Wing inspected Austinabad area at (Ward No-20). The Ward Councillor and the local residents of that area appraised about the problems of the area.

Port Blair

On International Women’s Day, a programme was organized on ‘Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao’, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and National Nutritional Mission (NNM) by the Directorate of Social Welfare, A & N Administration in association with

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended on March 11, 2018 from 8 am to 5 pm in connection with carrying out of urgent repair work of damaged water pipeline by APWD in three places viz infront of School Line Theatre, infront of Brewberry Coffee Shop, Lamba Line and infront

Port Blair

SATHI is a NGO solely working in the field of de-addiction in the Islands for the welfare of the Islanders, as many of them are addicted to alcoholism and drugs etc. The Andaman and Nicobar Administration have allotted a space to SATHI (Quarter No.

Port Blair

The Women Cell of ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair celebrated International Women’s Day 2018 on 08.03.2018 with various programmes chalked out for the occasion. Dr. B. Gangaiah, Director Incharge, ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair was the chief guest.

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