Date wise Archive

Report by: 
EOI BUREAU

Crucial for millions of farmer across the country, the southwest monsoon is expected to be normal in 2018, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday. In its Long Range Forecast, the weatherman forecast that monsoon seasonal rainfall is likely to be 97% of the Long Period Average (LPA) with a model error of ± 5%.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

Big relief is on cards for residents in the Middle Andaman region as construction of a steel bridge over a rivulet at Badam Nallah is nearing completion.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

A major fire was reported on board a passenger vessel berthed at Junglighat Jetty on Monday. The mishap occurred at round 8.15 pm today when thick smoke was noticed in the bridge of the vessel.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

The Director General of Police, A & N Islands, Smt Nuzhat Hassan visited Look Out Post (LOP) at Interview Island in North Andaman on Sunday. She was accompanied by the Superintendent of Police, North and Middle, Mr Ingit Pratap Singh, Dy.SP, Sukant S Ballab and Station House Officer of Police Station, Mayabunder, Mr RK Singh.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

A 48 year old resident of School Tikrey, Sippighat, committed suicide on Monday. The deceased has been identified as S Sajjappan, a Work Charged Mazdoor in the Municipal Council. The Police has registered a case of unnatural death and further investigation is underway. According to report, the deceased was under depression following his addiction to alcohol.

Port Blair

The examination for the post of Patwari was conducted successfully and peacefully at the centres located across these islands on Sunday.

Port Blair

A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the Nicobar region at around 11.40 am on Monday. The tremor was epicentered at 8.4 degrees North Latitude and 91.4 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Nicobar Islands coast.

Port Blair

On the eve of Bengali New Year (Poyla Baishak 1425), members of Andaman Sangeet Academy (ASA), Junglighat organised a cultural evening “Nababarsher Milan Utsav” in the prayer hall of Bharat Sevashram Sangha, Deen Street Housing Co-operative Society on Sunday. Dr. A.

Port Blair

The Lt Governor, during his visit to North & Middle Andaman, will hold Public Hearing for common citizens and listen to their grievances at APWD Guest House, Mayabunder from 9 am to 10 am on April 19.

Port Blair

Andaman Avians Club (AAC) conducted a Bird Watching Camp with the objective of introducing school students to Bird Watching as hobby and develop the concern towards the nature.

Port Blair

Living On The Edge (LOTE) in collaboration with Edugenesis Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd, Chennai organised a Education Fair-cum-Career Guidance Expo 2018 at Govt Girls Sr Sec School here last Saturday. The Education Fair was inaugurated by Mrs.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank (ANSCB) has introduced Express Counter Service at its Port Blair branch for instant opening of Savings and Current Accounts.

Port Blair

The 30th Convocation of IGNOU was held recently. Some students have not attended the convocation function at Port Blair (or) not collected the degrees from IGNOU Head Quarter, for some reasons.

Port Blair

The District Administration launched e-stamping in the main branch of Canara Bank here recently. At a simple function, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, inaugurated the service in the presence of Ms.

Port Blair

ISMAT (NGO), a women's initiative, will organise a two-day Summer Camp from April 29 from 9 am to 5 pm for girls of 7th Standard and above at Ummat Public School, Middle Point.

Port Blair

The Delegate Session of the Annual Conference of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association was held on Sunday at Kerala Samajam Hall. The session started with the address by Mr P.Sathyapal, president of the association.

Author: 
John Wojcik

Five decades have passed since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. In that city this week, thousands gathered to commemorate the civil rights icon’s life. From symposia hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum to rallies under the auspices of the new Poor People’s Campaign, Memphis was filled with activities marking the King legacy.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

The marriage of deceit and intrigue is on the verge of cessation. Publically both the partners, JD(U) and the BJP have been claiming to enjoy a successful and happy connubial, the reality is they have ceased to be a perfect bed partner. The major partner BJP has been systematically resorting to arm twisting and giving a bad name to JD(U).

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

The marriage of deceit and intrigue is on the verge of cessation. Publically both the partners, JD(U) and the BJP have been claiming to enjoy a successful and happy connubial, the reality is they have ceased to be a perfect bed partner. The major partner BJP has been systematically resorting to arm twisting and giving a bad name to JD(U).

A newspaper report says that for 70 posts of peon and helper of lab assistants in a university in West Bengal there were eleven thousand applicants. Among them were bachelors and masters of science, B Tech, and M Tech degree holders. The salary was Rs. 15,000. This exposes the stark reality of acute unemployment in the State. There is another aspect also. Higher education is becoming more and more expensive. Those joining the higher education courses usually come from well-to-do families.