Date wise Archive

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BALRAM SINGH

It was a gruelling time for passengers on board when MV Swaraj Dweep had to wait for around 10 hours to berth at the jetty here due to choppy seas and stormy weather conditions.

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ROOPA LALL

One injured in road mishap

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ROOPA LALL

As part of observance of Van Mahotsava, the Directorate of Social Welfare, A & N Administration organised a function for distribution of mobility aids and appliances to Divyangjans on Friday. A senior citizen of Collinpur, 82 year old Mr Haripado was invited as the special guest for the function.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray met Mr JP Nadda, Minister of Health & Family Welfare, GoI at New Delhi on Thursday.

Report by: 
BALRAM SINGH

Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir, Campbell Bay celebrated Guru Purnima on Friday. As part of the celebration, Sai Ganapati Homan, Madhyam Aarti and Shub Yatra was organized on Thursday which was participated by large number of devotees from different parts of Great Nicobar region. On Friday, devotees participated in Sai Baba Abhishekham and Madhyam Aarta.

Port Blair

The 3-day National Level IEEE Workshop on ‘Professional Computer Networking” got underway on Friday in the conference hall of Dr B R Ambedkar Institute of Technology (DBRAIT) here.

Port Blair

The Department of Home Science, JNRM in association with the Lions Club of Port Blair, organised a meet on Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s life and message to youth to observe the 3rd death Anniversary of Dr A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, former President on Friday at JNRM.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Disaster Management (DDM) in association with the Department of Education, Health, A&N Police Fire Services and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) conducted the second Disaster Management Exhibition and Mock Drill at Govt. Sr. Sec.

Port Blair

The Animal Science Division of Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here organized Training cum Field day on the topic “To improve livestock productivity through fodder production in A & N islands”.  Twenty five farmers from Indira Nagar, an adopted  vil

Port Blair

The foundation stone for construction of rural road from main road to Mari Muthu House at Malapuram ward no.

Port Blair

A two-day Project Facilitation Camp for school students under the Sustainability Education Programme (SEP) for schools was held at Forest Training Institute, Wimberlygunj.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from July 28 to Aug 1, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

A group of  unemployed  youth met Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma, PCC president at Gandhi Bhavan and  discussed issue of  filling up the  post of teachers  under the  Education Department and submitted a copy of the  representation submitted  by them  to the Lt.

Port Blair

On the occasion of Guru Poornima, Mr Vishal Jolly, state president of BJP, A&N Islands, visited Phongy Chaung on Friday and distributed school bags, notebooks and waterbottle to students in presence of Mr IP Singh, Chairman of PBMC, Councillor of PBMC, Mr L.

Port Blair

The death anniversary of former President, Dr A P J Abdul Kalam was observed at Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Bhavan here.

Port Blair

Skill test for the eligible candidates who have earlier applied for the post of Data Entry Operator (DEO) on contract basis in the Kala Kendra Society under the Department of Art & Culture will be held on Aug 4, 2018 at NIC, Andaman State Unit, GPOA Complex, Ranch

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.0 meters during 17:30 hours on 27-07-2018 to 23:30 hours of 29-07-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Port Blair

To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre organizes special video classes every Saturday.

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has condoled the untimely demise of Smt Shabnam Patil, Agriculture Field Assistant. She was 41 and passed away on July 24 at Apollo Hospital, Chennai.

Port Blair

The state president, Mr .

Port Blair

The Ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lall visited Ayush Hospital at Junglighat and interacted with the in-patients, out-patients, hospital staff and motivated them to maintain cleanliness in the hospital premises and in their l

Port Blair

The Department of Agriculture, South Andaman in association with Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) has established a Farm School on Organic Paddy Cultivation at Neil Island in the field of Mr Sukumar Das, Sitapur Village on Thursday.

Author: 
G. Srinivasan

The seventh review of China’s trade policies and practices held under the umbrella of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva on July 11 to 13 highlighted the Middle Kingdom’s growing clout and heft in the global economy ever since it became a member of the WTO way back in 2001.

Author: 
K R Sudhaman

There is a saying that common sense is nonsense in statistics. To prove this point often a well known example is given. That is: a group of men wanted to cross a river. Before crossing, a statistician in the group calculated the average height of the group and average depth of the river and said it was safe to cross the river. At one point the river was 8 ft deep and in the end the group got drowned.

Right in the heart of India’s capital Delhi, three children aged eight, four and two died of hunger. The Bengali family had migrated from Medinipur to New Delhi in search of livelihood. The father was a rickshaw puller. His rickshaw was stolen, taking away the family’s sole source of earning. The father left in search of a new job. The mother with her three children was left alone. Then began the days of starvation and slow, excruciatingly painful death – death by inches. All the three children died. Their shrivelled up bodies were brought to a hospital.