Date wise Archive

Yangon

Myanmar rejected on Wednesday the findings of a UN probe alleging genocide by its military against the Rohingya, in a strident government response to a damning report on the crisis.

Kolkata

Trinamool Youth Congress chief Abhishek Banerjee, nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, filed a defamation suit against Amit Shah today, alleging that the BJP president had made slanderous statements against him at a public rally on August 11 in Kolkat

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EOI BUREAU

A recent study by researchers of Wildlife Institute of India and Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) has revealed that the mangrove cover in the Nicobar region bore the brunt of the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake followed by the catastrophic tsunami in 2004.

NEW DELHI

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi has approved to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f.

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ROOPA LALL

Villagers of Dundus Point in South Andaman under Ferrargunj Tehsil have demanded construction of a passenger shed at Chatham.

Port Blair

Even as the city is struggling to cope with the burgeoning vehicular population, majority of the parking lots in the city have been encroached upon by obsolete and in-operational vehicles.

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur celebrated National Sports Day on Wednesday at Panchayat hall, Sitanagar in which 51 male and female participants from different youth clubs and Mahila Mondals of Diglipur area participated.

Port Blair

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) announced admissions to its academic programmes for  the July 2018 Academic Cycle. The last date for submission of the fresh admission forms both online and offline mode is August 31.

Port Blair

The All India Kisan Sabha Central Committee launched a programme to submit a Charter of Demands to Prime Minister of India through District Magistrates across the country.

Port Blair

The president of Andaman Association of Tour Operators has expressed gratitude to ANIIDCO and Tourism Department for organising FAM Tour of Travel Agents and Tour Operators from Eastern India.

Port Blair

The 51st Annual General Meeting of the Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) will be held on September 2  from 9.45 am at Hotel TSG Emerald View here.

Port Blair

Mr O Bashir, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Mannarghat and Mr KP Mammu, national record holder for 100m and 200m Sprint expressed gratitude to the Chief Secretary A & N Administration and Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman for allotment of 2.5 acre of land for playgro

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Dr. S. Ganesan Regional Director, IGNOU

Development of any country depends mainly on human resources and social factors (64%) followed by its natural resources (20%), infrastructure (16%) and so on. The A & N Islands has high literacy rate (86%) as well as gross enrolment ratio. Due to the same, the demand for college education is increasing day-by-day. Obviously, the common education structure 10+2+3 normally targets at degree colleges, (first degree or UG level), as compared to professional /technical courses.

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John Wojcik

During my two-week vacation in Germany last month it was clear to me that Germany, like the U.S., is at a crossroad. Dangerous developments connected with a rising fascist movement under the banner of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) are underway. Germany’s Left Party (die Linke), on the other hand could well be on its way toward mounting an effective fightback.

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Harihar Swarup

Election Commission has rightly scotched idle speculation in recent days on the possibility of clubbing Lok Sabha elections with 11 assembly polls. Drastic solutions like imposing President’s Rule in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram were mooted so that polls here could be delayed and synchronized with general elections.

It needs a great deal of gullibility of the people to believe that five eminent citizens of the country were plotting to assassinate the Prime Minister of the country. But this is the charge that has been brought against them by the Pune police. One thing that is common to all of them is that they are critics of the present Government and are zealous defenders of civil rights. Two are lawyers and social activists, another a journalist, a third is a Mumbai-based lawyer and another is a woman lawyer and human rights activist.