Date wise Archive

Felling of trees at Humfreygunj evokes mixed reactions
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Felling of decades old trees along the main road near Humfreygunj Junction in South Andaman has evoked mixed reactions from the people of these islands.

Report by: 
JYOTI

Dugnabad fishermen stage protest

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Carnic man suffers electric shocks

Port Blair

Indian Coast Guard conducted a lecture on International Day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking in co-ordination with ANIIMS on Tuesday. Over 150 CG officers and personnel attended the event.

Port Blair

On receipt of information from a local fisherman of  VK Pur regarding sighting of Myanmarese poachers entering into Jackson Creek on two engine dinghies, a police party was deputed to carry out extensive search under the supervision of Mr M.K. Meena, SDPO Havelock.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11) cm with lightning likely at one or two places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair

For the convenience of passengers and other port users, entry and exit of all vehicles shall be from Gate No.-I (Near Port Management Board Building) into Phoenix Bay Complex and entry and exit of all passengers travelling by foreshore sector govt.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly met the Director of Fisheries, A&N Islands on Tuesday along with Mr B. Hema Raju, general secretary, Fishermen Welfare Association, A&N Islands, Mr V.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from June 27 to July 1. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a programme on “Make in India” on completion of 4 years of Union Govt on June 27 at 5 pm. Live Phone-in-programme  will be telecast on June 27 from 1730 hrs to 1800 hrs with participant Smt.

Port Blair

The Chairman of Municipal Council, Mr Indra Pal Singh along with Mr S. Karunakaran, Councillor and the team of Engineering Wing visited Ward No: 1.

Port Blair

The IGNOU Regional Director Dr. S. Ganesan has delivered a talk on “After Graduation, What Next?” for Doordarshan Kendra here.

Port Blair

Mr A Shanmugam (Chamba), Ex-Yuva Morcha Vice-President, Ex-General Secretary City, Ex-City President, who was the BJP official candidate  in 2010 & 2015 election of Municipal Council from Old Ward No.14 and new Ward No.5 resigned from BJP and joined the Indian Nat

Port Blair

The Food Safety Department has invited applications for filling up the post of Food Analyst in the Department.

Port Blair

Singers of BRW Music Wing and dancers of Waahid Events entertained villagers of Guptapara (Naya Shaher) recently. Sajid Khan and Swapna, the lead singers, Pawan-the rapper and Wasi, the Nicobari talent enthralled the gathering with their performances.

Port Blair

PI staff & NCC Cadets of Army & Air wing participated  in a rally from Junglighat to Dairyfarm and back covering around 4 kms spreading awareness on the ill-effects of drug abuse & illicit trafficking. They shouted slogans relating to healthy living.

Port Blair

The Chinmaya Mission here will organize a special Ganapati Homam for students on June 29 at 8 am in the mission premises. After the homam, talk on personality development will be delivered by experts.

Port Blair

The Superintending Engineer of CC-I, APWD, Mr Sivarama Subramaniam accompanied with Mr Chozhi, Executive Engineer, RCD, APWD, Mr Murali AE, Mr Shejan Mathai JE, Mr Jagdesh JE along with Pradhan Mr O. Bashir visited the Mannarghat Gram Panchayat on Monday.

Port Blair

Road Safety Campaign was organized at IOC Port Blair Terminal during Safety Pledge was taken by the employees & TT crew.

Port Blair

The Chairperson of Municipal Council, Mr Inderpal Singh met Coast Guard District Commander, DIG Pankaj Verma to discuss issues of social welfare and area development.

Author: 
K Raveendran

Cartel versus cartel is certainly a fair deal. Oil cartel OPEC has been holding the world to ransom by manipulating supplies so that the buyers pay a price that can sustain the extravagant life of their rulers and citizens for endless time. The whole world has been suffering because they happen to possess a resource without which human progress in its present form is not possible. As such the oil market is more inequitable and arbitrary than the global order, which any way is skewed in favour of the exploiters.

Author: 
Sankar Ray

With a little more than a month to go for the three-day polling during 25- 27 July to elect 272 Members of National Assembly in the 342-seat national parliament, Pakistan’s ten years of uninterrupted freedom from military dictatorship palpitate. The electorate comprises 105.96 million, slightly more than 50 per cent of total population, estimated at 21 million. Ten MNAs will be from religious minorities and 60 are reserved for women while the rest is by proportional representation from parties getting more than 5 per cent of valid votes.

Delhi has become one of the most polluted cities of the world. There is a heavy pall of dust and toxic smoke covering its sky. What is needed desperately is to have more trees, more greenery, a lush cover of green. Even a school student knows that trees clean the air; they absorb pollutant gases like nitrogen oxide, ammonia, sulphur dioxide and ozone. They filter suspended particulate matters out of the air by trapping these on their leaves.