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ROOPA LALL

A delegation of Adhyapak Karyakata along with the Organizing Secretary of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), A & N Islands met the Chief Secretary of A & N Administration on Monday in support of six students of Dr BR Ambedkar Institute of Technology (DBRAIT), who were rusticated for participating the demonstration conducted by students of the institu

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ROOPA LALL

The second season of Andaman Safaris Autocross 2018 was held amid a splendid crowd on Sunday. Altogether  75 racers participated in the challenge, which was organised in association with Experience Andaman and Federation of Motor Sports Club of India. Faiz Ashif bagged the overall championship title for clocking 2:02:40s.

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KURMA RAO

National Panchayati Raj Diwas was celebrated befittingly on theme “Promote the various priority schemes of Government of India” by Gram Panchayat, Mayabunder on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The Lt Governor, during his visit to the Southern Group of Islands, will hold Public Hearing for common citizens to sort out their grievances.

Port Blair

A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale rocked the Andaman region at around 11.30 pm on Monday. The tremor was epicentered at 13.2 degrees North Latitude and 92.4 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 45 kms off the Port Blair coast.

Port Blair

ICAR-CIARI in collaboration with National Academy of Science, India (NASI) organized seven days training programme on “Pig Farming for Livelihood of Tribal Farmers of A & N Islands and Awareness Building and Sensitization” for the tribal farmers of Car-Nicobar and

Port Blair

A two-day programme was conducted by National Academy of Sciences (NASI), Allahabad and ICAR-CIARI here recently for the Tribal farmers of  Car Nicobar and Harminder Bay  at Garacharma Complex of the Institute which was facilitated by KVK, Nicobar. Dr.

Port Blair

Panchayati Raj Diwas was celebrated in Great Nicobar Island on Tuesday. The Assistant Commissioner of Campbell Bay attended the Special Gram Sabha of Govind Nagar Panchayat and congratulated all PRI members and residents of Great Nicobar Island on the occasion.

Port Blair

A Special Gram Sabha Meeting of Mannarghat Gram Panchayat was held on Tuesday in the Community Hall of Malapuram to mark National Panchayati Raj Diwas on theme “Promote the various priority schemes of Government of India”.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard Ship Aruna Asaf Ali conducted a Community Interaction Program (CIP) at Community Hall Burma Nallah, Chidiyatapu on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The second Type-Test on Computer for recruitment of LGC in Municipal Council was held recently in which altogether 59 candidates appeared in the Type-Test and 24 candidates qualified the Type-Test.

Port Blair

A Special Gram Sabha meeting was held at Gram Panchayat, Shoal Bay on Tuesday to celebrate Panchayati Raj Diwas, under the chairmanship of Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Shoal Bay, Smti.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly and other leaders of the party have condoled the demise of Mr Ajay Bakla, ward member of Parnasala Panchayat, Rangat. He passed away on Sunday at GB Pant Hospital.

Port Blair

Maintenance work of newly established 5 MW M/s. Aggreko Energy Rental Power Plant at Chatham Power House complex will be carried out tomorrow from 9 am to 4 pm. Under the normal condition, no load shedding is required for carrying out of maintenance work.

Port Blair

The president and members of Lord Sri Venkateswara Temple, Haddo, Ward no. 2, will organise Sree Srinivasa Padmawati Kalyana Mahotsavam to mark the golden jubilee celebration of the temple tomorrow at 11.32 am.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from April 25 to 29. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast LIVE phone –in programme entitled ‘Doctor babur Samipe’ in Bangla language tomorrow. The topic of discussion is ‘Learning disability in Children’. This programme will be broadcast LIVE from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. Dr.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma has invited the attention of the Chief Engineer, APWD  towards  the poor condition of the  stretch  of road between Minnie Bay junction and Dollygunj junction due to the  work for widening of the road.

Port Blair

Under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, the UT Administration has launched distribution of 9W LED Bulbs to the consumers under “UJALA” programme of Govt. of India who have not taken the LED bulbs distributed earlier to the domestic consumers of A & N Islands.

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Subrata Majumder

Farmers’ suicides are back in the limelight and have become a major political weapon for political parties. Since 2010, farmer’s suicides have been a perennial problem for the ruling parties. Even the biggest loan waver by UPA-2 in 2008 failed to prevent suicides by farmers.

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Amritananda Chakravorty

In the last one week, the country has been rocked by the reports of two horrific rapes, one in Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir, and the other one in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, which indicate the considerable complicity of the State/politician machinery with the accused persons, and the impunity with which law is violated. In Kathua, Jammu, an eight year old girl, from the Bakarwal (nomadic) community was kidnapped, sedated, gangraped, tortured for over eight days in a temple and eventually killed.

The Pakistan Supreme Court has disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from holding any public office for life on charges of corruption. Sharif was convicted for acquiring vast property abroad through corrupt means. This brings to an end Sharif’s political career for good. He had earlier been ousted from the office of the PM and later as head of his party, the PML(N).