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ROOPA LALL

Harassment of passengers by conductors of private buses operating in the city is reportedly on the rise here. Sources say that conductors of most of the private buses, under inebriated state, allegedly refuse to provide tickets to passengers in the first instance and later ask them to pay more for the journey.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

Vexed over inaction by the concerned authorities, two residents of Rangat in Middle Andaman tried to set an example of sorts by taking up on their own construction of rural road at Parnashala here.

Port Blair

Global leader in providing flight information, OAG has ranked Veer Savarkar International Airport here 65th worldwide with punctuality rate of 84.6 per cent.

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ROOPA LALL

One injured in road mishap

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ROOPA LALL

The Regional News Unit of All India Radio, Port Blair celebrated its 43rd anniversary on Sunday. Mr. T.Shanmugaraju, Deputy Director, Mr. Rakesh Chander Lal, News Reader-cum-Translator, Mr Nilesh Kumar Kalbhor, Deputy Director (M&C), Press Information Bureau, Port Blair, Mr Dev Das participated in the celebration. In his address, Mr T.

Port Blair

The Boys School Alumni Association, more than 100 years old educational institution of these islands, has come out with its Centenary Magazine.

Port Blair

Mr Ajoy Bairagi, nominated member of Home Ministry Advisory Committee and state general secretary BJP, A&N Islands met Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, recently  in  New Delhi.

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ROOPA LALL

The week-long European Union Film Festival got underway to a colourful start at Andaman Club here on Sunday. Organised by the Directorate of Information Publicity & Tourism, Directorate of Arts & Culture & Kala Kendra, A&N Administration in association with Directorate of Film Festival, Ministry of InformationMoIB, Govt.

Port Blair

The Bharatiya Janata Party has launched a nation-wide 15-day programme to mark the fourth anniversary of Modi government. In this connection, Mr Tarun Chugh, national secretary, BJP is visiting A&N Islands on a 3-day tour programmee on Monday.

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KURMA RAO

A prominent social worker from the city joined the Indian National Congress recently.  Mr Allagapan, a resident of Shadipur party in the presence of Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma, president, Pradesh Congress Committee asserting  faith on the  policies of  Congress Party  and the dynamic leadership  of Mr Rahul Gandhi at national  level and Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma at state lev

Port Blair

The answer keys (set-wise) of the Written Test held at Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya (JNRM), Port Blair, A&N Islands on Sunday for recruitment to the post of Constable (General Duty) and Nursing Assistant have been uploaded in the website

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Subrata Majumder

USA President Donald Trump’s initiation of protectionism to insulate America First policy set off a global trade war, and China and India have become the first victims. Both were accused for indulging in unfair trade practices, causing to damage to American industries and employment. President Trump was severe against China on the plea that while the exporting nations treated USA unfairly and reaped the benefits of the open and large American market, these countries were reluctant to reciprocate by opening their own market on equal terms.

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Dr Arun Mitra & Dr GS Grewal

Admission to medical colleges has been a contentious issue for quite some time. At one time medical education in our country used to be within the reach of students from ordinary families too. This was the time when medical colleges were in the state sector. Going by the information from the website of Medical Council of India, at the time of Independence, there were 20 medical colleges out which only one was in private sector. Most of the new additions were in the state sector till late eighties. But after the shift in economic policies the scenario changed.

Ninety years ago, in 1928, the Royal Commission on Agriculture in its report pithily commented: “The Indian peasant is born in debt, lives in debt and bequeaths the indebtedness to his successors.” Nearly a century later, and seventy years after Independence, has the situation changed? The answer is an emphatic “No.” In retrospect, it seems the peasants were in a relatively better position then. They only ‘bequeathed’ their loans to their offspring.