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JYOTI

In just 14 days after southwest monsoon hit these islands, residents in the city are back to dealing with the annual headache of potholes on the roads here.

Port Blair

The Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, Mr Ramdas Athawale will be arriving here on a day’s visit to A&N Islands tomorrow.

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BALRAM SINGH

Traders in Campbell Bay called off their strike against inadequate cargo after positive assurance from the administration to look into their demands and redressal within a stipulated period. As per reports, a delegation of traders and PRI members received the assurance from the Chief Secretary of the UT Administration after which the agitation was called off.

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ROOPA LALL

As part of its business strategy to expand footprints and reach out to customers throughout the country, footwear major Bata India launched its exclusive franchise at Port Blair, the capital city of Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Saturday.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

The last minute announcement of road closure from Jirkatang to Middle Strait (NH-4) for urgent repair of landslide-hit stretches left many commuters on the Andaman Trunk Road stranded on Saturday.

Port Blair

In the next episode of All India Radio, Port Blair’s ‘Apne Panchayat Se’, the Secretary (RD, PRI & ULB), Mr.

Port Blair

The ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lal visited Urban Health Centre, Dairyfarm on Friday.

Port Blair

As part of staff development activity and to improve the health and fitness of staff members working at IGNOU Regional Centre here, a special interaction session was arranged with Prof.

Port Blair

As part of observance of the 4th International Yoga Day on June 21, SAI Yoga Education and Charitable Trust and Andaman & Nicobar Yoga Association, affiliated to Yoga Federation of India, plans to conduct First Ranking Yoga Championship on June 13 from 9 am to 12

Port Blair

In an attempt to raise feelings and voices towards appreciation, conservation and preservation of Island's heritage, both cultural, architectural and landscape, Kala Kendra - a society under the Department of Art & Culture, A & N Administration is organising "

Port Blair

The Secretary. RD. PRIs & ULBs and Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai accompanied with Mr Subanker Ghosh, Director (Education/Sports) visited Gram Panchayat Mannarghat along with Pradhan, Mr O Bashir on Saturday.

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Sushil Kutty

Mark Zuckerberg must not like the New York Times anymore. The clean-cut CEO of Facebook, social media where friends serenade friends and get high on ‘likes’, was just getting over the profligacy of Cambridge Analytica when the NYT comes out with this report that Facebook had parted with extensive user information to phone makers, from Apple to Samsung to Blackberry, a total of 60 device makers including Amazon. Poor stinking-rich Zuckerberg must maybe now order another suit to go with another tie and shirt.

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Aditya Aamir

Jocko Street cut short the overseas call. “Shashi Tharoor is in trouble, what will I tell my friends in Thiruvananthapuram? Their hearts will be broken, especially the women.” Alec Smart stabbed a finger in the air: “What happened to Tharoor? Last I heard the man was doing fine?” Jocko rose to his full height, 6’1” in his socks. “They have named him accused in Sunanda’s suicide, abetment something. They will stand him in court and ask him personal questions. How can they do this to Sunanda, such a lovely woman? Sunanda will be heartbroken!”

It is an open secret that those who run private schools are interested more in minting money that in imparting quality education. The fees are hiked regularly on one pretext or another. The hapless parents of the wards are made to pay through their nose. The Centre, at long last, is going to put an end to this money-making business. The Centre is contemplating to bring in legislation to regulate school fees.