Date wise Archive

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EOI BUREAU

In bid to promote physical well-being of students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce a Health and Physical Education (HPE) programme for students from the next academic session.

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KURMA RAO

With mercury levels on the rise, encounters with venomous snakes are being reported from different parts of these islands. In successive acts, staff of the Forest Department rescued three lethal King Cobras from Kharanallah area near Webi, Mayabunder in North Andaman recently.

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ROOPA LALL

Unrest is brewing in remote Campbell Bay region after five local youth engaged by a private security agency submit a cease work notice to the Principal of Govt. Sr. Sec School for alleged denial of wages for the past six months.

Port Blair

Lt Gen Sarath Chand, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Vice Chief of Army Staff will be on a four day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Command from tomorrow. The General Officer will be briefed on operational and infrastructure aspects of the Command on March 27.

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KURMA RAO

To spread awareness among people against tuberculosis on World TB Day, a bike rally was organized at Mayabunder last Saturday.

Port Blair

The 54th General Body of A & N State Coop. Bank was held on Sunday in the Conference Hall of the Bank. Chaired by Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Vice Chairman, it was attended by the Board of Directors of the Bank, representatives of various Service Coop.

Port Blair

A rally was organised by Hindu Seva Sangh on the occasion of Ram Navmi on Sunday which started from Sri Ram Mandir Chunnabhatta and reached Wimberlygunj ground via Sri Ganesh Mandir Wright Myo. 1800 vehicles along with more than 3000 Hindus participated.

Port Blair

A new bhajan album titled ‘Ram Samaya Saare Jag Mein’, a collection of 8 Bhajans sung by Island’s renowned singer Mr. Anant Ram and written by Kavi  Narayan Agarwal ‘ Das Narayan’ of Mumbai was released by the Chief Secretary, Mr.

Port Blair

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) South Andaman Rural Zonal Committee campaigned for two days recently in rural South Andaman against anti-people policies of the Central Government and drastic cuts in union budget for 2018-19 in sectors concerning common people a

Port Blair

The final match of YCOB State Open Unity Cup Volleyball Championship 2018, Season-V was held at the forest ground Ograbraj on Sunday between JNRM and A&N Police. The District Youth Coordinator, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair Mr. Kundan Lal was the chief guest.

Port Blair

The A & N Waqf Board, Port Blair in association with Central Waqf  Council, New Delhi will organise Mutawalli Conference 2018 on March 31 in which Chief Secretary, A&N Administration will be the chief guest and Mr. B. M.

Port Blair

An interview with Mr. Udit Prakash Rai, will be broadcast on tomorrow at at 1915hrs in Yuvvani programme of All India Radio, Port Blair.

Port Blair

There will be no Public Hearing by the Lt. Governor at Raj Niwas on 27.03.2018.

Port Blair

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 came into force w.e.f. 19/04/2017.Section 101 of the Act gives power to the UT Administration to make rules under the Act.

RANGAT

A Sobha Yatra was organised in connection with the celebration of Ram Navami on Sunday by the devotees of Lord Rama from Hanuman temple, Parnashala to bus terminus, Rangat.

Port Blair

To convert Waste to Wealth i.e Non-degradable waste including pet bottles which has tremendous scope of employment generation in these islands, Directorate of Industries has initiated a month long training programme on Waste Pet Bottle Art and Designing on Monday.

Port Blair

Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme entitled ‘Doctor Babur Samipe’ in Bangla language on March 28. The topic of discussion will be ‘Cure of diseases through Homeopathy ’.

Port Blair

The Regional Centre, Port Blair is completing 12th successful year tomorrow. The Regional Director Mr. S Saunand had started the Centre at Port Blair.

Port Blair

All devotees have been invited on the auspicious occasion of 9th year anniversary celebration (Sambaram Uttsavalu) of Sree Kalimatha Temple, Haddo on April 3, 2018.

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Sankar Ray

Jam Saqi, former general secretary of the Communist Party of Pakistan passed away on March 5. Suffering from multiple ailments, he died of renal failure. He was 73.

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Nitya Chakraborty

The resounding success of the BJP in the assembly elections in Tripura by trouncing the CPI(M) which ruled the state for the last twenty five years, has led to an unprecedented churning in the top echelons of the CPI(M) leadership. The magnitude of the success of the BJP in the three states of the North East signifies the big advance of the saffron forces in this region which was a weak zone for the BJP till three years back.

In his speech at the plenary session of the Congress, after being elected president, Rahul Gandhi has given two messages to the party. First, that he wants to break the ‘wall’ that he perceives has separated the workers from the leadership. Those familiar with the organizational functioning of the Congress know that this is true, that there is, indeed, a ‘wall’ that prevents grassroots level party workers to have direct and easy access to the High Command.