Date wise Archive

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The Baratang Tourist Fiber Boat Owners Association has threatened to stage a Chakka Jam at Baratang in Middle Andaman on the 4th of August this year against the proposed move of the administration to restrict the number of visitors to prominent tourist destinations in the region. Speaking to EOI, Mr.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), on Thursday led the Islanders in paying rich tributes to the Kargil Martyrs, who gallantly laid down their lives for the nation in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan.

Port Blair

Even as the Police is trying hard to contain the menace of drunken driving, boozing by employees during office hours continues unabated in various departments of the administration.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

Stamp papers of lower denominations have all but disappeared from the headquarter region of the North and Middle Andaman District, forcing citizens to purchase higher denomination stamp papers for petty affidavits, lease agreements etc.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

Ms Savani Minj has been ousted from the post of Pradhan of Gram Panchayat, Parnashala on Wednesday after majority of the member voted in favour of the No-Trust Motion moved against her. A special Gram Sabha Meeting was held yesterday at Panchayat Bhawan, Parnashala during which the No Confidence Motion was moved against Ms Minj.

Port Blair

On the call of AUAB, BSNL Employees and Executives staged Relay Hunger Strike from July 24 at BSNL Corporate Office, Circle and SSA levels demanding immediate implementation of the assurances given by the Minister of State for Communications, on the issues of 3rd Pay

Port Blair

The Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai  inspected Dignabad area on Thursday and held discussion with the Chief Engineer, ALHW, Director of Fisheries and officials of PMB in the presence of Mr Vishal Jolly, Member HMAC, Mr Indra Pal Singh, Chairp

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 coast.

Port Blair

A large numbers of   qualified students who have cleared the CTET examination for teaching profession interacted with Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament recently and informed that the last selection for the post of teachers was held in 2016 and thereafter, the D

Port Blair

Due to moon eclipse, Sree Guru Poornima will be celebrated at Chinmaya Mission here on July 28 from 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm. The programme will  start at 5.30 pm with Chanting of Mantras followed by Paduka Pooja,  satsang, Bhajan etc.

Port Blair

India Post has invited students of these isles to participate in the philately scholarship scheme, Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana (Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude & Research in Stamps as a Hobby) for the year 2018-19.

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders  of   the  party have deeply mourned the demise of   Mr K.

Port Blair

Smt Dipika Biswas and Mr S Balaji, General Secretary of BJYM of A&N Islands attended Khelo Bharat Program on Wednesday at Talkatora stadium and National Executive Meeting held at BJP Headquarter at New Delhi on Thursday.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 3.7 meters during 17:30 hours on 26-07-2018to 23:30 hours of 28-07-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Port Blair

As part of its activities for creating awareness about world's art and cultural heritage and to encourage creative expression among school children ,Kala Kendra Society is organizing two programmes from tomorrow at Andaman Club.

Port Blair

Around 32 youth from Junglighat, Prothrapur, Bhatubasti, Burmanallah joined Bharatiya Janata Party at a function held at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Bhavan here on Thursday.

Port Blair

The training programme of newly recruited seven Junior Engineers, One Chargeman and One Transport Officer in the Transport Department concluded on Thursday.  The trainees were imparted training on theoretical as well as practical aspects during the course of two month

Port Blair

The Transport Department of the A & N Administration has invited applications for Direct Recruitment of 20 Depot Clerks.

Author: 
Dr. S. Ganesan ** Uma Maheswari Astrologer

How much time we spend to consult a Doctor? Getting ready, travel time to reach the hospital and waiting time for our turn to meet the Doctor etc, takes few hours of ours. Part of such duration if spent for physical activity at home itself, will keep your health in good condition. Regular, Yoga activity activates the different parts of our body, both internally and externally.  Its contribution gradually nullifies the requirement of medicines. This health fact has been experiment by many patients suffering from BP, diabetics and other health problem.

Author: 
Kalyani Shankar

Is there politics behind the Triple Talaq Bill, which the Modi government is keen to push through in the ensuing Monsoon session? Will it be passed or sent to the select committee for further scrutiny or will it be buried? The Lok Sabha passed the Bill in December 2017, where the BJP has majority but it is difficult to get it through in Rajya Sabha where NDA does not have the numbers. While the measure was allowed to sail though in Lok Sabha, the Congress led opposition now wants the bill to be sent to select committee.

Author: 
Sukumar Damle

It all started in 1990s with the advent of ‘Structural Adjustment’ agreed to by the then Congress government at the Centre. Sukhram, the then telecom minister, presented a Bill in Parliament, to turn the department of telecommunications into a corporate body. BJP, whose strength had gone up to 88 by then, opposed the bill, holding up Parliament for a spell of 14 days. The Congress government was forced to withdraw the Bill.

The result of the general elections in Pakistan, held on Wednesday, was a foregone conclusion. It is the Pakistan Army which has won.  Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were the Army’s proxy. Over the past few weeks many winnable candidates of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) of the ousted and imprisoned former Prime Minister and of the Pakistan People’s Party of Bilawal Bhutto switched sides and joined Imran’s party under Army ”persuasion”.