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EOI BUREAU

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has indicted the Directorate of Shipping Services (DSS) for making avoidable payment of Rs 57.99 lakh towards customs duty on procurement of imported spares for routine repair and maintenance of an ocean-going vessel.

Islanders pay rich tributes to Dr BR Ambedkar
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Agencies

The Lt. Governor, A&N Island, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) led the Islanders in paying rich tributes to the Architect of our Constitution, Dr. B.R Ambedkar on his 127th birth anniversary at a function organised by the A&N Administration at the statue of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar near Ambedkar Auditorium on Saturday.

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BALRAM SINGH

In a big relief for customers, Syndicate Bank branch operating in the southern most part of the country has initiated steps to resume services of its Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in the region.

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ROOPA LALL

To celebrate the festive occasion of Baisakhi, Keys Select Hotel Aqua Green has organised a Punjabi Food festival in its premises at Lamba Line from April 12 to 21. As festivals and food go hand-in-hand, the hotel chain has come up with a Punjabi themed special buffet.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly along with Mr Prakash Adhikari, state general secretary BJP and Mr I.P. Singh, Chairman PBMC met  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi last week.

Port Blair

The two-day Annual Conference of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association  (NGGOA), Andaman and Nicobar Islands began with its inaugural session at Kerala Samajam here on Saturday. Mr Giriraj Singh, Vice President, Confederation of Central Govt.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

The 127th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was celebrated at Panchayat Samiti Hall, Rangat on Saturday. At the function, the Assistant Commissioner, Middle Andaman, Mr Piyush Rohankar paid floral tribute to the Baba Sahib Ambedkar. Block Development Officer, Mr Kishori Lall, Deputy Education Officer, Mr Sushen Mallick, Assistant Labour Commissioner Mr C.J.

Port Blair

JanaSena Party Andaman Nicobar held a public meeting at Hut Bay, Little Andaman recently. Prominent Speakers of the party including its President, Mr K.

Port Blair

The Coast Guard, A&N Region undertook beach clean ship drives, interaction programmes and other activities to spread awareness amongst and motivate various sections of society to participate in these flagship programmes towards cleaner seas and marine environment.

Port Blair

The family of YCCI, A & N Islands, has condoled the  demise of Sardar Kulmohan Singh, owner of Hotel Shompen, son of late Sardar Avtar Singh, resident of Middle Point. He passed away on Friday in New Delhi.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has condoled the  demise of Sardar Kulmohan Singh, Owner of Hotel Shompen, son of Late Sardar Avtar Singh, resident of Middle Point. He was 55 and passed away last Friday at New Delhi.

Port Blair

The A&N Police Fire Service is observed its commemoration day on Saturday to pay homage to the fire fighters who lost their lives while discharging their duties.  Mr.

NEW DELHI

In a bid to protect retired public servants from "unnecessary harassment" in claiming reimbursements under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), the Supreme Court has asked the Centre to "expeditiously" set up a high-powered committee to disburse claims in a mo

NEW DELHI

The family members of a 45-year-old man, who died after being hit by a car, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 14 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

NEW DELHI

The family members of a 45-year-old man, who died after being hit by a car, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 14 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

NEW DELHI

The issue of ongoing illegal constructions within prohibited 200 metre area of the 279 year-old historic Lalji temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, at Bardhaman in West Bengal has reached the Supreme Court, which asked the Archaeological Survey of India to decide the ma

Thiruvananthapuram

Keralites today celebrated the harvest festival of 'Vishu' with traditional fervour and gaiety, looking ahead to a season of peace and prosperity.

Beed (Maha)

Hundreds of people from 15 villages in Maharashtra's Beed district are braving blazing Sun to wage a war on perennial water crisis in Marathwada, one of the most arid regions of the state.

NEW DELHI

The Bar Council of India (BCI) today asked the Jammu and Kathua bar associations to call off their strike and decided to send a five-member team headed by a former high court chief justice to investigate the alleged incident of misconduct on part of the lawyers there

Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today hit out at Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal for questioning his style of functioning, saying he did not need any lessons from the former deputy chief minister on how to govern the state.

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Kalyani Shankar

No one should be surprised at the newspaper and primetime TV headlines that the current session of Parliament is heading towards a washout. This is the 12th straight session wasted so far. In fact we see almost the same headlines at the close of every Parliament session in the past two decades with the result people are getting disenchanted with the M.Ps for not doing their duties. What are the functions and duties of an elected Member of Parliament?

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Sushil Kutty

Without doubt there are the twisted caste-oriented who are the scum of the earth and wouldn’t blink a jaundiced eye while committing atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. It is a centuries old practice and no doubts. Thirty years ago, realizing this, Parliament gave cover to the marginalized Dalit and Adivasi with the promulgation of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.

If truth is the first casualty in a war, decency must be the first casualty in an election war. When decency is thrown to the winds by lower level workers, the party rank and file, it may be understandable if not supportable. But when indecent and offensive words come from the topmost leaders of the party, then that becomes a matter of concern because it violates the spirit of democracy.

London

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the UK for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) this week will mark India's enhanced engagement with the multilateral organisation, including increased financial and other contributions, according to a senior Ind

Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with a high-ranking Chinese diplomat in Pyongyang, amid a flurry of diplomacy following Kim's recent surprise visit to Beijing.

Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday voiced his "total support" for US-led air strikes against Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons.

Minneapolis

A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes has buffeted the central US with heavy snow, winds, rain and hail, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people, including a sleeping two-year-old

London

A British historian wants the skull of an Indian soldier who was among those executed after the revolt of 1857 against the East India Company to be repatriated to India and buried where he participated in his last battle.

London

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be paying tribute to 12th century Lingayat philosopher and social reformer Basaveshwara at his statue on the banks of the river Thames during his visit to the UK this week.

NEW DELHI

Pakistan should become a "trading nation rather than a warrior nation" while ensuring it does not turn into China's pawn, Islamabad's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said.

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