Date wise Archive

Modern Fish Market at Junglighat inaugurated
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ROOPA LALL

In about three years’ time, residents of these islands will reap full benefits of the slew of infrastructural schemes launched by the Union Government. Since the last four years, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands has witnessed discernible progress in sectors like roads, bridges, tourism etc.

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JYOTI

NSUI lodges complaint against BJP Natnl. president

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EOI BUREAU

The Ministry of Home Affairs recently approved institution of "Home Minister's Special Operation Medal" for Police Officers of States & Union Territories, Central Police Organisations (CPOs), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Security Organisation involved in Special Operations to be awarded on the occasion of Independence Day and Republic Day every year.

Port Blair

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman region at around 12.42 pm on Wednesday. The tremor was epicentered at 13.2 degrees North Latitude and 92.6 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Andaman coast.

Port Blair

The Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Mannarghat, Mr O Bashir has congratulated Mr KP Mammu, national record holder for 100m and 200m sprint, for his selection to represent India in the World Masters Championship scheduled to be held in Spain in the month of September this yea

Port Blair

The General Manager, Tourism/ANIIDCO, Mohammed Pervaiz along with Pradhan, Mr O Bashir visited the Mannarghat Gram Panchayat recently. They inspected the upcoming tourism project of Natural Camping Site at Malapuram.

Port Blair

The physical endurance and games skill test for the post of Physical Training (PT) Instructor for Govt. Polytechnic Diglipur will be held on July 7 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Multipurpose hall of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Pahargaon here.

Port Blair

A meeting of the employees of Industrial Training Institute was held recently to form an association in presence of Mr Sanjiv Rangaiah, president, Mr Veeranna, advisor and Mr S. Biju Pillai, general secretary of Andaman Nicobar Rajya Karmachari Mahasangh.

Port Blair

A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman region at around 5.25 am on Wednesday. The tremor was epicentered at 13.2 degrees North Latitude and 93.8 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Andaman coast.

Port Blair

Online re-registration in IGNOU is the progress for payment of  fees for the subsequent year of study for a particular academic  programme. The students have been advised to log on to IGNOU site for  timely payment of their 2nd year or 3rd year fees.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra, Port Blair will cover the visit of Vice President of India to these islands on Thursday.  Interaction with School & College Students will be LIVE Telecast from 10.15 am to 11.15 am from the auditorium of Dr BR Ambedkar Institute of Technology.

Port Blair

In the next episode of ‘Apne Panchayat Se’, the Secretary (RD, PRI & ULB), Mr Udit Prakash Rai, will be LIVE on AIR on July 9. In the programme developmental activities underway in Rampur Gram Panchayat and Parnasala Gram Panchayat will be discussed.

Port Blair

The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Mr Indra Pal Singh along with the team of Engineering Branch visited Atlanta Point area on Tuesday where landslide occurred in the area due to heavy rainfall.  The local residents of the area briefed their grievances and

Port Blair

A Seed Day on Technological application on promising High Yielding Varieties of Rice was conducted in collaboration with  KVK, South Andaman in FLD mode  recently. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. A.

Port Blair

The PCC president, Mr Kuldeep  Rai Sharma along with the general public of Sippighat village  met  the Secretary (RD), A & N Administration on Tuesday and   apprised him  about the difficulties being faced by the villagers especially school going children  and  ag

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

The constant downward journey this year of Indian Rupee compared to major world currencies -- fully or partially convertible -- should be a major cause of concern. On January 1, this year, the spot inter-bank market saw the US Dollar opening at $1 = Rs 63.8027. In just six months’ time the value of the Indian currency dropped by almost eight per cent to Rs. 68.80 for a US$. According to international currency market forecast, the Rupee to US$ exchange rate is likely expand further to $1=Rs72.78 by November, this year.

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G. Srinivasan

The central bankers’ central bank, the Basel-based Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has sounded the bugle of manifest vulnerabilities in the global financial system in particular and the world economy in general even as the near-term prospects remain ‘bright’.

The judgment delivered by the Supreme Court on Wednesday on the powers of the Lieutenant Governor and the democratically elected government of Delhi  is a historic one in that it restores the primacy of the elected representatives of the people and their right to govern.