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ROOPA LALL

Various associations working in the tourism industry of these islands slammed the Andaman and Nicobar Administration for sabotaging the role of stakeholders while making policies for promotion of tourism.

NEW DELHI

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has been implementing Coastal Security Scheme in phases since 2005, with a view to strengthen capacity and infrastructure of Coastal Police for patrolling and surveillance of coastal areas, particularly in the shallow

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BALRAM SINGH

Transmission glitch in a BSNL tower at Joginder Nagar here has cut off the entire communication network of Joginder Nagar, Shashtri Nagar, Laxmi Nagar and Gandhi Nagar since the 21st of this month.

Port Blair

A solemn function will be organised tomorrow at Kargil War Martyrs Memorial, Tagore Government College of Education, Middle Point, to commemorate Kargil War Heroes in bid to develop a sense of patriotism and sacrifice among the community, general public and students.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, referring to his earlier communications and discussion held for the former Lt.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council conducted an induction training programme for the newly recruited Lower Grade Clerks as well as in-service employees of PBMC from the 16th of this month.  The Council felt necessary to build the capacity of all the employees through in

Port Blair

Admission test for a  few seats lying vacant for B Tech lateral entry in ECE and CSE programs in DBRAIT, to the programs will be held on July 27 at 2 pm. Candidates who could not qualify in the first attempt may appear for the exams.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly and Mr Prakash Adhikari, state general secretary of BJP have condoled the demise of Mr Laxmi Narayan alias Chinn Adu, 47 years, active member of BJP, r/o Manglutan, s/o late. CH. Tata Rao.

Port Blair

Andaman Avians Club (AAC) last Sunday organized a plantation drive at Barefoot Resort, Collinpur during more than fifty fruit and flower sapling were planted to promote bird sighting and bird tourism in resorts.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly is currently on a visit to the North and Middle Andaman region.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders  of   the  party have deeply mourned the  demise of  Smti K. Kesavamma, aged about 70 years, mother of Mr K Mohan Rao (PBMC) r/o Mahaveer Nagar Birdline.

Port Blair

As a part of month long celebration of 69th Van Mahotsav, a tree planting programme was organised by the Botanical Survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre here at Government Primary School, Nayasahar on Wednesday to create awareness among the students and

Port Blair

On request of NHDIL authorities, the power supply will remain suspended from July 26to 28 from 1.30 pm on as and when required basis for shifting HT & LT transmission lines for National Highway construction work.

Port Blair

Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, strong southwesterly wind speed exceeding 45 kmph and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts.

Port Blair

Due to insufficient booking of passenger tickets in the vessel MV Swaraj Dweep which was scheduled to sail for Vizag in place of MV Nancowry on 31.07.2018 (voyage No. 1254) from Port Blair and return voyage on 04.08.2018 (voyage No.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.0 meters during 17:30 hours on 25-07-2018 to 23:30 hours of 27-07-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Author: 
K Raveendran

A day before senior Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjan Gogoi spoke about the need for ‘noisy judges and independent journalists’, describing them as democracy’s first line of defence, a bench of the apex court made noise over Taj Mahal. It was not clear whether the noise was of he same type that Justice Gogoi, in line to become the next Chief Justice of India, had referred to. But it was some unseemly noise.

Author: 
Ashis Biswas

At long last, the gloves have finally come off in the highly intriguing political face-off between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal. Three statements and two recent visits by Union ministers to Kolkata, slamming the Bengal government for its less than stellar administrative record, provided evidence that the central BJP leaders felt they have had enough of TMC’s tantrums.

Our rulers do not seem to be overly concerned about how the rest of the world sees us. They, our rulers, launch a fusillade if an opposition leader criticizes the rulers in a foreign country. Their patriotism is questioned. There is no harm, however, in the Prime Minister going abroad and telling foreign audiences that before he came to take charge of India, the country had made no progress. Progress started only after he came on the scene. Some may say it is a matter of perception. Well may that be.