Date wise Archive

Port Blair

In times of turbulence and disruption, a nation is blessed to have a leader who rises to become its moral compass and guiding spirit, providing vision, cohesion and direction to his people.

NEW DELHI

The Government of India announces with profound sorrow the death of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India on 16th August, 2018, at AIIMS Hospital, New Delhi.

Port Blair

The Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry has condoled the demise of former Prime Minister of India, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee.

Isles on path of rapid progress, social development: LG
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The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated in a befitting manner in the Islands too together with the rest of the country. The main function for the flag hoisting ceremony was held in the historic Netaji Stadium here yesterday in which the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) hoisted the National Flag as the chief guest.

Port Blair

The ‘Spirit of Freedom Run’ organised by Andaman Nicobar Command, reached Diglipur in the evening of Aug 14 after three continuous days and nights of running over a distance of 290km from Port Blair.

Port Blair

The Nagar Palika Mazdoor met the Chairperson, Municipal Council in the presence of Mr Vishal Jolly, Patron in connection with the regularization of 249 casual mazdoor attached with various units of Municipal Council.

Port Blair

The Mahatma Gandhi International School, Brookshabad here celebrated Independence Day with patriotic fervor on Wednesday. The chief guests for the day were Mr Jai Kumar Jain and Smt Nirmala Jain, Chairman of the school Trust.

Port Blair

The ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, N & M Andaman, organized a three days training programme on 13th ,14th and 16th August 2018 on ‘Women Empowerment through Processing and Value Addition in Fruits and Vegetables for farmers/farmwomen of N & M Andaman at Burma Kon

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur organized Block Level Football Knockout Tournament under the programme of Inter Youth Club Sports Meet at School Ground, Shyamnagar recently in which six teams participated from different youth clubs of Diglipur zone.  Opening match was

Port Blair

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has selected JNRM as one of the Participating Institution to work for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan in the Village and Gram Panchayat level.

Port Blair

A 3-day training programme on Training programme on Indigenous poultry germplasms was organized in co-ordination with KVK, Car Nicobar at Car Nicobar from 12 to 14 August 2018 under Schedule Tribe Component of ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair.

Port Blair

A three-day programme for capacity building on emerging diseases of Pig and sero surveillance was organized by ICAR-CIARI in co-ordination with KVK, Car Nicobar under Schedule Tribe Component of AICRP-Animal Disease Monitoring and Sero Surveillance recently at Car Nic

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat observed Swachhta Pakhwada (Fortnight) from 1st August,2018 to 15th August,2018 at  various villages viz South Creek, Kalsi, Rangat Bay, Panchawati, Padmanapuram, Dharmapur, Webi, Pinakinagar, Yeratta, Profullanagar etc.

Port Blair

THE Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair organized  Block Level Sports Meet of Knockout Foot Ball Tournament from 11th & 14th August, 2018 in association with Netaji Yuva Sangh, Manpur & Gram Panchayat, Collinpur  held  at Govt. Secondary School Ground, Manpur.

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The Department of Environment and Forest awarded a special Appreciation Certificate to Smt Saida, Security Officer, employed with SpiceJet Airlines on the occasion of Independence Day on Wednesday. While on duty on 25-06-2018, Smt Saida detected illegal imports from the baggage of one air passenger.

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KURMA RAO

A special Gram Sabha of Pahalgaon Panchayat was convened on the occasion of Independence Day this year.

Port Blair

The 72nd Independence Day has been celebrated with great enthusiasm in the Rangat area on Wednesday. The main function was held at Mini Stadium, Rangat where Mr Piyush Rohankar, Assistant Commissioner, Middle Andaman, Rangat hoisted the national flag.

Port Blair

Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat celebrated 72th Independence Day in its office premises on Wednesday. Mr Alphonce Toppo, District Youth Coordinator, NYK, Rangat hoisted National Flag in the presence of other staff and villagers.

Port Blair

The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly along with Mr Sanjay Singh, State Vice-President BJP, Mr Prakash Adhikari, State General Secretary BJP, Mr Ram Das, District President, South Andaman BJP and Mr Bimod, Prabhari, Nicobar District, BJP visited

Port Blair

The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated at Gandhi Bhavan on Wednesday. The President of Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma hoisted the tricolor which was followed by the national anthem.

Port Blair

The State President, BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly hoisted the national flag at Bharatiya Janata Party Head Quarter at Middle Point here on the occasion of Independence Day on Wednesday.

Port Blair

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the largest University in the World, announces extension of date for Admissions to its Academic programmes for the July 2018 Academic Cycle.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. Expert Dr. Nilesh will discuss on the topic “Head Injury” and will respond to viewer’s queries.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Aug 15 to 19, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

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Sushil Kutty

Guess governments start to get more and more influenced by the party that forms the government as general elections approach. Witness the BJP-led Modi government. It has become more party-focused than country-concerned these last several months.

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Aditya Aamir

The Supreme Court of India has ‘reserved’ its judgement on the petition seeking entry of women of all ages to Sabarimala. It is gender-equality versus religious privilege/isolation. So far, there is no constitutional right for women of certain ages to enter Sabarimala. The Supreme Court has been requested to make it into a couple of articles.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a Titan among dwarfs. He had a vision of India. Few among his colleagues had anything that can be called a vision. As Prime Minister he knew that he was primus inter pares or first among equals – not above them all.  His innate sense of justice and fair play never deserted him. After the Gujarat communal pogrom of 2002, he asked the then Chief Minister of that State to do his rajdharma. He wanted to do more. Those who stayed his hands then, lived on to see themselves being reduced to political non-entities.