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Port Blair

Jolly Buoy Island has been closed for tourism activity from May 15, while Redskin Island under Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Wandoor has been opened from May 16 for tourism.

Port Blair

Prominent speakers of Jana Sena Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands including President, Mr K. Venkat Ram Babu and General Secretary Mr Swapan Biswas, Vice President Mr C.H.V.V.

Port Blair

Photographs have been invited from interested persons on the theme, ‘Heritage in its Broadest Sense – Cultural Heritage, Architectural heritage, Environmental heritage pertaining to A&N Islands’.  Since only few entries have been received, it has been decided to e

Port Blair

The In-charge of Regional News Unit (RNU), All India Radio, Port Blair, has requested all concerned to forward news related matter to e-mail in our ID airpbrnu@gmail.com or fax no.

Washington

The US today accused India of not adhering to any protocol with respect to international parental child abduction, claiming 90 per cent of requests for the return of "abducted children" remained unresolved for over a year.

Ottawa

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for an "independent investigation" after the death of 60 Palestinians killed by the Israeli army during protests on Monday. "Reported use of excessive force and live ammunition is inexcusable," he said.

Jerusalem

Israel said today it launched an overnight air raid on a Hamas facility in Gaza after gunfire from the territory targeted its soldiers and damaged a building.

Washington

President Donald Trump today described as "animals" some illegal immigrants as he slammed the US' "dumbest" immigration laws and asserted that people based on merit should only enter America.  Venting out his frustration at officials in both Mexico and California, Tru

Sofia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today that EU countries agreed the Iran nuclear deal was "not perfect" but insisted it should be preserved, after the US withdrawal threw the accord into doubt.

London

Meghan Markle today confirmed that her father will not walk her down the aisle during her royal wedding with Prince Harry, ending days of speculation about his presence during the much-awaited ceremony. "Sadly my father will not be attending our wedding.

Islamabad

Several cities in Pakistan's Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces were today plunged into darkness after a major power outage occurred due to a technical fault in one of the main transmission lines, leaving millions of people without electricity in the scorching su

Sichuan

In an incident which has outraged people across China, a cab driver reportedly molested a woman passenger sitting in the front seat of his car in Sichuan province's Leshan.

Author: 
Gyan Pathak

Thanks to its strong economic fundamentals, India has finally earned the ‘the fastest growing economy’ of the world tag in spite of its being home to the largest number of illiterates and poor of the world, and the recent economic policy experiments and misadventures. It is now time to prepare for the uncertainties and risks lying ahead, as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) points out in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific.

Author: 
K Raveendran

The dome of the Supreme Court building evokes a certain symbolism that conjures up a larger meaning to all Indians, lending the hallowed precincts of the last resort of justice an overbearing air of solemnity and authority. But whatever has happened under the dome in the past one week must make all Indians squirm. History will perhaps record the seven days as the darkest in the annals of the highest court of the land.

Rural Bengal witnessed the bloodiest panchayat polls in recent memory on Monday. At the time of writing, ten deaths have been reported. The victims include activists of all the major political parties – the TMC, Congress, CPI-M and BJP, besides others. Every possible violation of the elections rules was committed – mass stamping of ballot papers, burning and breaking open of ballot boxes, snatching of ballot boxes, hurling bombs by the score. Miscreants opened fire at many places on their political opponents.

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