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Major (AGMUT) reshuffle ordered by MHA
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EOI BUREAU

The Ministry of Home Affairs has ordered transfer of at least four IAS/IPS cadre officers from Andaman and Nicobar Islands to other territories. The Ministry has transferred Mr Anindo Majumdar, Chief Secretary of the UT Administration to NCT Govt of New Delhi entrusting additional charge to Mr Vikram Dev Dutt till further orders.

Port Blair

The District Industries Centre, Department of Industries organised Awareness-cum- Motivational Programme on Prime Ministers Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) and other government sponsored schemes of Line Departments of Andaman & Nicobar Administration at Wa

Port Blair

A seminar on ‘Organ Donation’ was organised at Likabali auditorium on June 12 at Dweepika auditorium under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command.

Port Blair

For the first time, SAI Yoga Education And Charitable Trust and the Yoga Association of A & N Islands, affiliated to the Yoga Federation of India organised Yoga Ranking Competition for students of various schools in the age group between 8 to 9 years. Dr.

Port Blair

The ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lall visited Urban Health Centre Junglighat and interacted with the out-patients, attenders and staff of the Centre and took stock of cleanliness in the premises of the health centre.

Port Blair

Mr Vishal Jolly, state president, BJP, A & N Islands has congratulated Master Sarthak Johnson Prasad, son of Smt. Anita Roy and Mr Deepak Johnson for securing 984 rank (common rank list) of qualifying JEE – Advanced Examination 2018.

Port Blair

The state president, BJP, A & N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has conveyed good wishes to the islanders on the auspicious occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr. In his message, Mr Jolly wished prosperity, bonds of brotherhood and happiness among all people of these islands.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.1 meters between 5.30 pm on June 14 to 11.30 pm of June 16  along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.  Current speeds may vary between 57 - 89 cm/s

Port Blair

It is brought to the notice of all the SKO dealers, kerosene oil beneficiaries and FPS owners of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that consequent upon enhancement of the ex-storage Point price of PDS kerosene oil by the Govt.

Author: 
K Raveendran

The most hilarious court judgment ever is attributed to Sir Roger de Coverley, an Old English fictional character. Sitting in judgment for three days, hearing a dispute between two men complaining against each other, Sir Roger finally gave the verdict: Much might be said about both sides.

Author: 
K R Sudhaman

Three years after setting up of Niti Aayog and path-breaking award of 42 per cent devolution to states from the central pool of taxes by the 14th Finance Commission, the question is now asked whether fiscal federalism has really got a shot in the arm by these path-breaking steps. Has Prime Minister Narendra Modi achieved the much-touted promise of fiscal federalism? Modi as Gujarat chief minister was among several chief ministers critical of what they called over-centralisation and arm-twisting approach of the Planning commission.

The two-judge bench of the Madras High Court has given a split verdict on the case challenging the disqualification by the Speaker of eighteen legislators of the AIADMK, belonging to the TTV Dinakaran faction. The case will now be heard by a third judge of the High Court.  This gives a reprieve to the EPS Government for the present. The ruling AIADMK has 116 legislators in the present House with an effective strength of 216 members, after the disqualification of the eighteen dissident MLAs. The Opposition DMK has 89, Congress 8 and IUML one.

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NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

A joint team of the Indian Reserve Battalion and Police has apprehended at least three Burmese nationals from Little Andaman on Wednesday. An anti-poaching operation was launched after the Police spotted three Burmese dingy anchored off the shore at Little Andaman around three days ago.

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JYOTI

At GBPH, family members of patients make passages their home

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ROOPA LALL

In a big relief for employees of Nirmala School here ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the management of the institution disbursed their pending wages on Thursday. As per reports, the school management credited the wages of around 40 teachers and six non-teaching staff pending for the past three months in their respective bank accounts.

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ROOPA LALL

Two assault youth in inebriated state

Port Blair

The Indian Oil Corporation, Port Blair Terminal conducted a mock fire drill on Wednesday in which all employees of the unit participated along with Fire Brigade team of NSRY (Naval unit). They appreciated the preparedness of IOC employees.

Port Blair

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation Limited (ANIIDCO) prepared and published the Seniority List of all its regular employees (as on 01.04.2018) in booklet form.

Port Blair

The District Industries Centre, Department of Industries, A & N Administration, Port Blair will be organizing a ‘Awareness cum Motivational Programme’ on Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) and other Govt.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra, Port Blair will telecast a Live Phone-in-programme “Hello Doctor” on June 15 from 1730 hrs to 1800 hrs. In the programme, Dr. Abhishek Onkar will discuss various issues on the topic “CATARACT” and will respond to viewer’s queries.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) at Diglipur ferried 77 stranded passengers including women & children from Aerial Bay to Smith Island and Gandhinagar on Wednesday.

Port Blair

A person named Sunil aged around 18 years, resident of Gaddabasti was found injured on the road at Aerial Bay in Diglipur near Durgapur Jetty recently. He was severely bleeding and was left unattended.

Port Blair

Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, strong south-westerly wind speed exceeding 45 kmph and very rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts.

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and all leaders of the party have extended their greetings and good wishes to all the islanders  particularly Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.  The spirit of give up and servic

Port Blair

To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre organizes special video classes every Saturday.  On June 16 during forenoon session (10 am – 1pm and post lunch session (1pm – 4pm), the Public Administration subject  CDs will be o

Port Blair

The Chairperson and members of the Andaman and Nicobar Waqf Board has extended greetings to the islanders on the occasion of Idu’l Fitr.

Port Blair

The Hindu community of Bambooflat area hosted an Iftar party for their Muslim brothers recently. Mr J.L. Tak, Mr Dilip Kumar and others organised an Iftar party in the Community Hall of Valluvar Nagar.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation (ANIIDCO) extends financial assistance for setting up of industrial concerns as per the SIDBI guidelines.

Port Blair

In pursuit of achieving pinnacles of academic excellence, the Andaman & Nicobar Administration established Andaman Law College in 2016 by offering five year integrated B.A.,LL.B., degree course affiliated to Pondicherry University and recognized by Bar Council of

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