Date wise Archive

Mixed reaction to opening of private liquor vends at Rangat
Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

More than a year after facing closure, opening of licensed private liquor vends at Rangat after permit granted by the district administration, as per the direction of the Calcutta High Court and clarification issued by the Apex Court, has evoked mixed reactions from residents in the Middle Andaman region.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The installation ceremony of the Lions Club of Aberdeen Andaman saw a lot of camaraderie in the air on Sunday. The District Governor, PMJF Lion Dr KS Babai inducted Lion Ratna Kannan as Charter President and her team for the Lionistic year 2018-19 in the presence of PMJF Lion GM Balaji Rathnam, IPMCC as the guest of honour. Mr S.

Report by: 
JYOTI

As part of its corporate campaign to spread awareness of road safety and benefits of latest advancements in the automobile sector, the local dealership of Rio Nissan Datsun organised an event to raise awareness on road safety issues and enhance driving skills in front of their office at Lamba Line on Monday.

Port Blair

As a part of its special drive against the bootleggers, two persons have been arrested and huge quantity of IMFL has been recovered from their possession at Manglutan. Sub Inspector Mohd.

Port Blair

As part of celebration of the 4th International Day of Yoga on June 21, a rally was organised by the AYUSH wing DHS and A & N State AYUSH Society in collaboration with the NCC (Army & Naval), ANM School and ITI on Monday.

Port Blair

The National Bank for Agriculture And Rural Development, A & N Regional Centre assisted one month “Skill Development Training Programme Under Beauty And Spa To Empowering The Adult School or College Dropout Women” completed in the first week of June 2018.

Port Blair

The ICAR - CIARI  along with the Krishi Vigyan Kendra South, North &  Middle  Andaman and  Department of Agriculture, A & N Administration  has launched frontline demonstrations of  promising high yielding varieties of rice at  North, Middle &  South  Anda

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.5 meters during 5.30 pm on 11-06-2018 to 11.30 pm of 13-06-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Port Blair

The Andaman College (ANCOL), Chakkargaon, offers the admission in UG degree courses in eight disciplines namely B.A. (English), B.A. (Sociology), B.A. (Economics), B. Com. (Gen.), B. Com (Corporate Secretaryship), BBA, B. Sc. (Psychology), BPA (Music).

Port Blair

To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre organises special video classes every Saturday.

Port Blair

The PI Staff and 47 NCC Cadets of Army, Airforce and Naval Wing participated in a rally conducted by AYUSH Department on Monday as a part of the celebration of the 4th International Day of Yoga.

Port Blair

Hall tickets for the post of Lecturer (Civil) and lecturer (CSE), Lecturer (Maths) shall be issued in the reception of Dr. B.R.

Port Blair

The District Industries Centre, Department of Industries, A & N Administration will organise an awareness-cum-motivational programme on Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) and other Govt. sponsored schemes of DIC at Ward No.

Port Blair

Due to strong southwest monsoon current, strong southwesterly wind speed between 45 and 55 kmph and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Tamil tele-play “Boomiyile Oru Nila” at 5.30 pm tomorrow. The story emphasis on the subjects of eradication of caste, creed and religion and revolve  around a love story.

Port Blair

The A & N AIDS Control Society (ANACS) conducted a mainstreaming training programme on HIV/AIDS for the staff of Port Management Board recently. Mr Girish Kumar, AD (SPM), ANACS conducted the training programme.

Author: 
Sushil Kutty

Arundhati Roy’s first book God of Small Things won the Man Booker in 1997. Second book Ministry of Utmost Happiness made it to the list but sank in its own sea of utmost unhappiness. Not surprising. For, it is like “beyond the flyover, the city got less sure of itself.”

Author: 
S. Sethuraman

The poll battlefield for Lok Sabha 2019 has become wide open in the aftermath of Kairana, the third script-changing by-poll loss for the ruling BJP in its heartland (UP). This was on top of other countrywide reverses the party suffered over recent weeks.

Within days of snatching victory out of the jaws of defeat, dissidence has surfaced in both the Congress and the JD(U) in Karnataka. Some legislators of both parties have started fighting for the spoils of office. They want to be made ministers. Several Congress and JD(U) legislators   have threatened to quit their parties if their personal ambition is not satisfied. The BJP has reacted quickly. B. S. Yeddyurappa has asked them to leave their parties and join the BJP. Now Mallikarjun Kharge of the Congress and H. D.