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With CBSE results out, coaching institutes set to unravel publicity blitzkrieg
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JYOTI

With the CBSE Class XII Board exams results out, private coaching institutes in the city and elsewhere are expected to get busy spinning success stories through advertisements in the print media, signposts on street corners, banners and hoardings in different parts of the city and on the backs of public buses and autos in bid to net more candidates for admission.

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ROOPA LALL

Postal services in these islands remains hit after postal department staff boycotted work for seventh consecutive day on Monday. As per reports, class 3 and 4 category employees of the Andaman and Nicobar Postal Circle resumed services last Saturday, while Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) employees are continuing the indefinite strike.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Theft at Vijay Baugh quarter

Report by: 
NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

The Bharatiya Janata Party, A & N Islands will organise diverse events to highlight the achievements in four years of Narendra Modi government. Speaking to scribes, the party state president, Mr Vishal Jolly informed about the schedule of programmes to be organised after NDA government completed four years on May 25.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

A minor girl trafficked from Nepal was rescued by the UT Commission for Protection of Child Rights (UTCPCR) on Monday.  The accused has been identified as Kushal, a 35 year native of Nepal. As per sources, the victim, 16 year girl, was enticed by the accused on false marriage promises and brought to Port Blair.

Port Blair

Andaman and Nicobar Command Cycling-Cum -Trekking Expedition completed its first phase covering a distance of 341 km from Diglipur to Hutbay on Sunday.

Port Blair

State BJP Yuva Morcha Karyakarta, Andaman & Nicobar Islands carried out a cleanliness drive at National Memorial Cellular Jail and garlanded statues of freedom fighters observing Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on Monday.

Port Blair

The Indian Oil Corporation organised a programme at Bednabad Panchayat, Burma Nallah-1 on Monday to live telecast Prime Minister interaction with Ujjawala beneficiaries.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 – 5.4 meters during 5.30 pm on 28-05-2018 to 11.30 pm of 30-05-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Port Blair

Applications have been invited under National Urban Livelihood Mission for enrolment in Port Blair Municipal Council for providing training on Skill development to take up self employment under various trades.

Port Blair

A cross section of islanders assembled at Junglighat, Durgapuja mandap to discuss introduction of Inner Line Permit system in these Islands.

Port Blair

The ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chandra Lall visited offices of Port Blair North Division and South Andaman Division of APWD on Monday to inspect cleanliness and sanitation. The Executive Engineer and the Asst.

Port Blair

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the Nicobar region at around 7.30 am on Monday. The tremor was epicentered at 8.6 degrees North Latitude and 94.3 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Nicobar Islands coast.

Port Blair

In view of inclement weather conditions, repeatedly transmission faults are occurring and resulting in heavy disturbances in power supply. The Electricity staffs are working round the clock to resume the supply after rectifying the defects.

Port Blair

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has posted Mr Nilesh Kumar Kalbhor as Deputy Director (M&C) at Press Information Bureau, Port Blair.  He is an IIS Officer(Group A) of 2008 Batch and assumed charge on Monday.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy (07 to 11cm) at isolated places over Andaman Islands in the next 24 hours.

Port Blair

The Department of Fisheries, A&N Administration has invited applications from Fisher/Tribal Cooperative Societies / Women Self Help Groups / Registered Companies of Private Entrepreneurs, ICAR and other Central Govt Institutes interested to set up Pearl Culture Un

Port Blair

More than hundred soldiers of the Indian Army led by Captain Saurav Sharma of 12th Battalion the JAT Regiment, and the Commanding Officer of Coast Guard,  conducted a day long Swachha Bharat Abhiyan at Hut Bay in close coordination with the Forest Department.

Port Blair

The Bharatiya Janata Party, A & N Islands will organise various programmes till June 11 to highlight the four years achievements of the Narendra Modi Government.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra, Port Blair will telecast a programme on Nazrul Pranam 120th birthday celebration of the great Bengali Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at 5.30 pm tomorrow. The programme will be presented by Mr Nanda Lal Debsharma and Mr Chittaranjan Roy.

Port Blair

Prominent leaders of JanaSena Party, Andaman Nicobar including President, Mr K. Venkat Ram Babu, General Secretary (Org), Mohd Shayeed Ali, Vice President, Mr C.H.V.V.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

The outcome of Karnataka elections is loud and clear. It’s emergence of a grand   anti-BJP front before next year’s Lok Sabha’s elections which otherwise looked an impossible task. An error, a mighty miscalculation or call it political opportunism in inviting BJP leader B S Yeddurappa to form the government, giving him an unusually long time—15 days—to prove his majority on the floor of the house drove opposition parties to come on one platform.

Author: 
John Bachtell

Marxism is the world’s most influential body of thought and has changed the course of human history. It is more relevant than ever for addressing humanity’s urgent challenges despite the desperate efforts by the capitalist class to bury it.

The Centre seems to have realized at long last that a military or muscular approach to the continuing political unrest in Kashmir will not solve the problem. First, there was the announcement that security forces would discontinue their operations during the Ramadan month. This was followed by the decision that if the peace was not disturbed then the ‘ceasefire’ would continue even after the end of the Ramadan month. And now Home Minister Rajnath Singh says the Centre is willing to talk to the separatist Hurriyat also.

Kohima

44 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling for Nagaland's lone Lok Sabha seat today.

Shillong

About 65 per cent votes were cast till 1.30 pm in the bypoll to Ampati assembly seat in Meghalaya today, election office sources said. The voting has been peaceful and incident free so far, chief electoral officer F R Kharkongor told PTI.

Ranchi

Over 18 per cent polling was recorded in the first two hours of by-poll to Silli Assembly seat while around 14 per cent votes were cast in Gomia Assembly constituency in Jharkhand today.

Patna

Around 18 per cent polling was registered till 10 am today in the bypoll to Jokihat Assembly seat in Bihar, a top election official said.

Report by: 
Prashant Acharya

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today arrived at Bagdogra airport amidst tight security for her five-day visit to Kalimpong hills. She arrived around 3 pm at Bagdogra airport and proceeded towards Delo in Kalimpong without uttering a single word with Siliguri scribes.

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