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Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The member of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis, Mr Dilip K Hathibed has expressed serious disappointment over implementation of welfare schemes for sanitary workers in these islands.  Speaking to scribes on Monday, Mr Hathibed informed that strict directives have been issued to the Secretary and other concerned officials looking after the workforce of Safai

Port Blair

Stringent rules in force for  vehicles carrying inflammable products like LPG cylinders, crucial safety regulations stands violated posing serious threat to precious human lives and public property in the urban areas here.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

Contractors associated with the North Andaman Construction Division (NACD), APWD, Mayabunder have come out in support of Executive Engineer, Mr Jina Prakash, who was arrested recently on charges of bribery. In a letter to the Secretary (PWD) with copies marked to the Lt.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has raised the issue of implementation of “Soil Health Card’ Scheme of Govt. of India for the welfare of the farmers of these islands with the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.

Port Blair

In a relief to senior citizens, retirees aged over 60 years, national carrier, Air India, offers 50% discount on domestic routes. Under the scheme, the national carrier has lowered the age limit to 60 for availing travel concession for senior citizens.

Port Blair

Recognizing the services of around 1800 Sanitary Workers of PBMC and the risk involve while carrying out sanitary duties, the ANIIDCO has decided to take up their vaccination against Typhoid and Hepatitis –B as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity.

Port Blair

To induct the fresh students into IGNOU system of Open and Distance Learning mode, the Induction Meeting is conducted in the beginning of every admission session.

Port Blair

World Health Day was observed at Community Health Centre, Bambooflat on the theme “Universal Health Coverage Everyone Everywhere” and the slogan “Health For All’. Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey, Member, Zilla Parishad, Bambooflat was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray visited Gram Panchayat, Mannarghat on Sunday. During his visit, the resident of Mannarghat – V (Tsunami Shelter) demanded construction the retaining wall from MPLAD fund for safety of their shelter.

Port Blair

A five days Annual Camp 2017-18 for Teacher Trainees of B.Ed Ist Year and Integrated Course in Teacher Education 4th year of TGCE, Port Blair got underway on Monday.

Port Blair

The Executive Engineer, RCD, APWD, Mr Chozhi along with Mr S. Murgan Assistant Engineer, RCD, APWD, Mr Mathik, Junior Engineer, RCD, APWD and Pradhan, Mr O. Bashir visited Mannarghat Gram Panchayat recently.

Port Blair

World Health day was observed by the Directorate of Health Services in association with Gram Panchayat, Mannarghat by holding a Multi-Speciality Medical Camp in the Community Hall of Malapuram. Dr. S. B.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast a LIVE phone –in programme ‘Doctor babur Samipe’ in Bangla on April 11. The topic of discussion is ‘Maintenance of Livestock’. The programme will be broadcast LIVE from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. Dr.

Port Blair

As a part of Island Tourism Festival 2018, the Department of Agriculture will organise a Flower Show at Marina Park on April 20. During the Show, competitions will be held for various categories viz.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Tourism, A&N Administration has prepared a draft regulation for various tourist activities in A&N Islands namely “The Andaman Nicobar Islands Tourism Trade Regulation”.

Port Blair

The Revenue Department will conduct recruitment of Patwari which will be held on April 15 this year. The written examination shall be held in South Andaman, Little Andaman, Rangat, Mayabunder, Diglipur, Car Nicobar and Campbell Bay.

Author: 
Dr T Sujatha

The meat and egg of ducks are merely the major source of poultry producefor the rural people residing in various isolated Andaman Islands and in particular North &Middle Andaman where in ducks is the choice of poultry. However, their major constraint is non- availability of ducklings for farming in time. Very few hatches of ducklings are obtained through natural hatching with broody hen.

Author: 
Sushil Kutty

If you notice the cows have all been put to pasture, sort of. No more cow vigilante justice and beef in fridge. Instead, there is data leak and the cool stuff that can be done with smartphones: move data of the cattle-class into the folders of the ruling class. Time was when the Internet was the superhighway to freedom; the Arab Spring, and how a phased out superpower could not get away with blasting a Malaysian Airline out of Ukrainian airspace with a missile.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

The Karnataka government’s decision to grant minority status to the Lingayat community is clearly intended to boost its prospects in the forthcoming Assembly elections. However, the assertion that the Lingayats constitute a religious community separate from the Hindus is yet another instance of how religion continues to play a major role in politics although secularism is supposed to be a cardinal feature of the polity.

Minister of State for External Affairs, V. K. Singh, has said that the Indian labourers taken hostage by the ISIS from Mosul in Iraq and killed in 2014 had gone there illegally through unlicensed travel agents and the Indian Embassy in Iraq has no record of them. For the MoS, External Affairs to make such a statement at a press conference is unusual and unprecedented. What he said amounts to the admission that a thriving racket in luring Indian labourers to Arabian countries is going on and either the Centre does not know it or cannot do anything about it.