Date wise Archive

Kathmandu

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on a pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet, on Saturday flew to Lhasa from Kathmandu.Gandhi left on a flight from Tribhuvan International Airport at around 1pm, Nepalese media reported The details of his visit have been kept under

Kohima

Former Director General of Assam Rifles, Lt Gen  Shokin Chauhan (Retd) has taken over as the new Chairman of Ceasefire Monitoring Group (CFMG), Nagaland, officials said on Wednesday.

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday informed the state Assembly that public hearing for the 2,700 MW Lower Siang hydro-electric project in Siang district could not be conducted due to opposition from local people.

Kathmandu

Nepal's famous Krishna temple built in Indian Sikhara style was reopened for the public on Sunday for the first time after 3 years after a deadly 2015 earthquake that left much of the country's cultural heritage in ruins.

Green flag for construction of Middle Strait Bridge
Report by: 
NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

Following the CRZ clearance accorded by the Centre for construction of major bridge over Middle Strait recently, pace of construction of the two crucial bridges in the Middle Andaman region is set to gain momentum soon.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The double standard of Vistara management was exposed when passengers heading for Port Blair from Chennai in the Vistara airlines flight were left to suffer at the Chennai airport after the Port Blair bound Vistara flight failed to land at the Port Blair airport due to inclement weather.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, on Monday, asserted that the demand for Inner Line Permit in these islands is unconstitutional.

DIGLIPUR

Incessant rains over the past few days has left the crocodile-infested nallah at Subhashgram swollen with water. After the heavy cloudburst, villagers residing in the vicinity of the nallah are reportedly reeling under the threat of floods.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

The former Pramukh of Mayabunder, Mr Abdul Siddique has demanded immediate steps for development of playground and mini stadium at Pokkadera in North Andaman.

Port Blair

ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute Port Blair has organized World Coconut day and Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) on coconut value addition in collaboration with ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, Kerala, Coconut

Port Blair

The Directorate of Health Services in coordination with PHC, Wimberlygunj and SKSSF (Samastha Kendra Sunni Students Federation) has organized a Multi-Speciality Health Camp at Panchayat Bhavan, Wimberlygunj recently.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has urged the Union Government for construction of a container terminal at Shore Point, Bambooflat.

Port Blair

Mr Gaurav Gogoi (MP), CWC Member and In- charge A&N Pradesh Congress Committee accompanied with Smt.

Port Blair

ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, CIARI here organized a three days training programme on “Advances in paddy production” for practicing farmers and farm women of Guptapara village recently.  Altogether, 25 farmers and farm women have benefited from the training. Dr.

Port Blair

World Coconut Day 2018 was celebrated on Monday at Rangat Zone in a befitting manner. An awareness and demonstration programme with the theme “Coconut For Good Health, Wealth & Wellness” was organized at Uttara Gram Panchayat.

Port Blair

The Councillor of Municipal Ward No. 6, Smt Protima Banerjee, has donated her honorarium to the Lt. Governor’s Relief Fund for Kerala flood victims.

Port Blair

The merit list of candidates applied for admission to Two Years B.Ed.

Port Blair

As per instructions issued from the Corporate Office, CDMA Services (Voice & EVDO) will be permanently closed from Sept 5 on PAN India basis including these islands.

Port Blair

The ANIIDCO conducted a Limited Departmental written examination for the post of Senior Assistant and Junior Assistant on 27.08.2018.

Port Blair

Along with the countries on the Indian Ocean Rim, other Regional Tsunami Advisories Services providers, INCOIS, Hyderabad, the Union Territory of A&N Islands will participate in the Communication Mock Drill IOWave – 18 on Sept 5, 2018 conducted by Indian Tsunami E

Author: 
B. Sivaraman

How do you rate a report released in August 2018 by an authoritative UN agency like ILO exclusively on the wage scenario in India that makes no scrutiny of the Code of Wages, 2017 that was tabled in parliament in August 2017 itself and on which the country has been debating for the past one year?

Author: 
G. Srinivasan

The Modi government is heading to seek a renewal of mandate before long to implement its triple credo of perform, reform and transform for another five years beginning the summer of 2019, having subjected the economy to disruptive demonetization of high denomination currencies in 2016 and the perfunctory placement of the goods and services tax (GST) in July 2017 as the acme of its economic reformist credentials in its maiden tenure.

What was being suspected for quite some time is now out in the open. China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project and its advancing of huge loans to developing countries for infrastructure development is actually a part of its policy of promoting economic colonialism. Many countries that took huge loans from China are finding themselves caught in a debt trap. Pakistan has run up a debt of $52 billion; Sri Lanka $13 billion; the Maldives $1.2 billion; Montenegro $1.1 billion; Djibouti $1.4 billion; and Kyrgyzstan $1.5 billion.