Date wise Archive

Hut Bay

Routine caveats by the civic body and constant pleas by the panchayat authorities notwithstanding, stray cattle menace continues to dog residents in the city as well rural pockets of these islands.

Port Blair

Grappling with an ailing fleet of STS buses, residents in the remote Great Nicobar region can now heave a sigh of relief as the Transport Department has expedited efforts to overhaul the existing fleet besides deploying new ones in the region.

Port Blair

The South Andaman Police on Tuesday arrested four more persons for selling liquor without valid permit.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Thefts at Sisty Nagar

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

With the last cargo consignment unloaded on the 15th of this month, households in Great Nicobar are a harried lot as essential commodities have gone missing from the local markets here. As per reports, almost all common varieties of vegetables are not available in the market and enthusiastic shoppers are forced return homes depressed.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, New Delhi has clarified that persons with disabilities employed in the Central Government are eligible for transport allowance at double the normal rates plus DA.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank Ltd has been selected as the Best Performing Cooperative Bank (1st Prize) in the country by the National Federation of State Cooperative Banks (NAFSCOB) for the year 2016-17 under the “Overall Performance” category.

Port Blair

the feature film "Gandhi The Mahatma” directed by Naresh Chander Lal has been selected for ‘Special Jury Award 2018’ at the 1st Jharkhand International Film Festival.

Port Blair

The general secretary of Territorial Trinamool Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr K. P. Aboo Backer met Dr. S. P.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from July 25 to 29. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The state unit of Telugu Desam Party (TDP), A & N Islands has set a target to significantly increase its membership in these islands ahead of the general elections next year. Under the campaign, leaders from the party are reaching out to the masses in every part of these islands particularly in the city for enrolling new members.

Port Blair

Towards the ongoing efforts of the Andaman & Nicobar Command and the Defence Wives Welfare Association (DWWA) to contribute effectively towards Swach Bharat Abhiyan, organized display of in house fabricated Composters.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has appointed Ms.

Port Blair

A Live phone-in programme will be broadcast on All India Radio, Port Blair in Bangla language tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. The topic of discussion will be ''Blood and organ donation''.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra, Port Blair will telecast a Krishi Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. In the programme, Dr. A.Velmurugan, Principal Scientist, ICAR- CIARI will speak on the topic “Scope Of Organic Farming” and will respond to viewer’s queries.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.5 meters during 17:30 hours on 24-07-2018 to 23:30 hours of 26-07-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Port Blair

The ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lal visited GSSS Havelock, Middle School, Kalapather, Middle School No.6 and Primary School No. 6 at Havelock recently.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

The Supreme Court is rightly concerned over the “apathy” of the Centre and the U.P. government towards preserving the Taj Mahal. It gave an ultimatum to the government--- either restore the pristine beauty of the Taj or demolish it. The apex court has been monitoring preservation of the world heritage site for 31 years and has passed a slew of orders from time to time for preservation of the monument. But the court’s efforts seem to be futile with the Taj being damaged by rising pollution level.

Author: 
Gyan Pathak

The ambitious reform agenda under implementation since 2014 in India, if carried forward without modification, may push the country into great trouble. The country is going to be the world’s most populous country within ten years, and by 2050 even China’s population will be only around 65 per cent of the population of India. Demand for food is to rise sharply putting great pressure on agriculture and food supply of the country.

Ultimately it required Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s direct personal intervention to resolve the fortnight long deadlock in the Calcutta Medical College, precipitated by adamant bureaucrats. The medical students on hunger strike, some of whose condition had become critical, broke their fast on Monday evening after all their demands were accepted by the political leadership of the State Government, overriding the obstinacy of the bureaucrats who had taken the confrontation with the students as a battle of egos.