Date wise Archive

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Officials and staff of all Central Government Offices functioning at Kendriya Sadan, Ranchi Basti celebrated International Yoga Day with zeal in the auditorium of the Kendriya Sadan on Thursday. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

The Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr MJ Akbar was shown the pre-world war – II era Japanese Binocular Telescope at Raj Niwas by Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Lt. Governor, A & N Islands.

Port Blair

The Managing Director, National Federation of State Cooperative Banks Ltd. (NAFSCOB) has intimated the Managing Director, A & N State Cooperative Bank Ltd.

Port Blair

Along with the rest of the world and country; the 4th International Day of Yoga was celebrated in these Islands too today.

Port Blair

An impressive farewell parade in the honour of Smt. Nuzhat Hassan, the outgoing Director General of Police, was held at Police Lines, Port Blair on Wednesday.

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma  and other leaders  of   the  party have deeply mourned the  demise of   Smt R. Laxmi, 62 years R/o Baratang, (mother of Shri R. Alagarswamy, Member, Zilla Parishad, North & Middle  Andaman.

Port Blair

To commemorate the 4th international Yoga Day, Indian Coast Guard conducted mass yoga sessions all over Isles including remote stations at Diglipur, Campbelbay, Hutbay, Kamorta and Mayabandar.

Port Blair

A Yoga session was conducted on Thursday at IOC Residential Colony here to mark International Yoga Day. The asanas practiced were according to the common yoga protocol set by Ministry of Ayush, Govt of India.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra, Port Blair will telecast a Live Phone-in-programme  “Hello Doctor” on June 22 from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. In the programme, Dr. Amrit will talk on “Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media” and respond to viewer’s queries.

Port Blair

The 4th International Yoga Day was celebrated at IGNOU Regional Centre here. The staff members both regular and daily wages participated in the function.

Port Blair

Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur celebrated International Day of Yoga at Community Hall, Laxmipur   in which 31  male and female participants from different Youth Club and Mahila Mondals of Diglipur zone participated.

Port Blair

A mass demonstration of yoga was held in the conference hall of ANCOL on Thursday. The programme started with welcome address by Ms. Jochibed Vincent, Principal (I/c.). Ms. Ratha was the Instructor on Yoga Asanas.

Port Blair

Botanical Survey of India, Andaman & Nicobar Regional Centre, Port Blair, celebrated the International Day of Yoga on Thursday on the theme “Yoga for harmony and health”. Dr. Lal Ji Singh, Dy.

Port Blair

The 4th International Day of Yoga was celebrated by Army, Navy & Airforce Wing NCC Cadets of A&N Islands in a befitting manner on Thursday. The 1 Sr.

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International Day of Yoga was observed at Forest Training Institute (FTI),Wimberlygunj.

Port Blair

A new work for construction of all weather rural road from Anganwadi Centre to Water Source at Mannarghat Ward No-1 under GP-Mannarghat under MGNREGA was launched at Gram Panchayat Mannarghat, South Andaman. The estimated cost of the work is Rs. 2,66,895/-. Mr O.

Port Blair

Transport Department is distributing a Pamphlet related to lodging of complaints with the Control Room of Transport Department and Police department against Autorickshaws plying without fare meter, extra charging, refusal to ply and misbehavior.

Port Blair

Around 1500 personnel and family members of Andaman & Nicobar Command celebrated International Yoga Day with great enthusiasm at various venues across the Islands.  Events like Yoga competitions, Yoga quiz and publishing of articles and banners were also conducted

Port Blair

International Yoga day was observed on Gram Panchayat Mannarghat at Community Hall, Wright Myo on Thursday. Yoga teachers Smti Bichitra Mazumder, Smti Radhika anand Sekar and Assistance Yoga teacher Mr V. Ashokan guided the gathering.

Port Blair

The live telecast of Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi interacting with farmers of different ATARI Zones was screened at ICAR-KVK, South Andaman, Sippighat on Wednesday.

Port Blair

AICC in-charge for Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mr Gaurav Gogoi attended the  meeting organized by  the  Andaman Nicobar Fisherman Congress Committee constituted under the aegis of All India Congress Committee  at Fish Landing Centre,  Junglighat on Thursday.

Port Blair

In order to bring self reliance among the youth of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Patanjali Yog Peet, Haridwar plans to appoint District Salesmen in all the three districts of these islands to improve the sales of Patanjali Products.

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended on June 23 from 8 am to 2 pm in connection with replacement of damaged RCC pole near Kali Mandir and Primary School, Garacharama.

Port Blair

The Royal Thailand Navy and the Indian Navy have been participating in Coordinated Patrols (CORPATs) in the Indian Ocean region since 2005.

Author: 
Sankar Ray

Twenty-five years ago, as grapevine had it, when the then general secretary of Communist Party of India Indrajit Gupta was reportedly approached to write a forward for the first comprehensive English version of Karl Marx’s Mathematical Manuscripts from the Russian text, the CPI leader declined confessing that he couldn’t write anything about a work which he wasn’t aware of, let alone having read it. However, the translator, Pradip Baksi, a Kolkata-based- Marx scholar and a rare strain of polymath, is not aware of this.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

Only a month has passed since the results of the Karnataka assembly elections were out on May 12, but for the Congress Party, this has been the period of great learning about the dynamics of coalition politics. Congress led by Rahul Gandhi has become more sober and practical in dealing with the regional parties as also the smaller parties whom the Congress leadership did not take into account earlier.

Even as monsoon has just started to set in, large parts of India are suffering from an acute water crisis. It is a problem which has long been in the making and growing in intensity. It is a crisis the magnitude and seriousness of which was hardly ever understood by our city-based planners and administrators. As some experts have said, it is a “time bomb that is ticking away”. The facts are, indeed, terrifying. Take Bengaluru, for example, the silicon city of India.