Date wise Archive

Kathmandu

The Nepal Army has withdrawn from the first military exercise of BIMSTEC nations to be held in India following a political row in the country over the participation in the event, a media report has said. Prime Minister K. P.

Guwahati

Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi has laid the foundation stone for infrastructure development of the cultural and tourism centre at Madhupur Satra, seat of Vaishnav culture, in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district.

Beijing

Chinese officials have defended Beijing's initiative to build a "New Silk Road" of railways and other infrastructure across Asia against complaints it leaves host countries with too much debt after Malaysia cancelled two high-profile projects.

Guwahati

Assam government has declared Tuesday as a public holiday on account of the death anniversary of Vaishnav saint Srimanta Sankardeva, an official release said Monday.

Kolkata

In a bid to secure the future of a girl, who was allegedly sexually abused by two teachers last year when she was 4, the Calcutta High Court Monday took the initiative to get her admitted to a different school.

Kolkata

Thailand is set to organise the country's first trade fair in India at Kolkata to complement its 'Look West' policy and also to promote bilateral trade, an embassy official of the South East Asian nation said Monday.

Kolkata

Aiming to tap social media platforms ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Trinamool Congress is building an arsenal of 'digital warriors' to garner more support for the ruling party.

Kolkata

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the state was ready to supply another 1000 MW of electricity to Bangladesh in addition to the current supply of 500 MW to the neighbouring country.

Public life normal * Opposition rallies against Modi govt.
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

The nation-wide shutdown called by the All India Congress Committee, Left parties and DMK against fuel price hike evoked mixed response in these islands on Monday. In the city, most of the shops and markets remained open while transport services functioned normally.

Report by: 
ROSHNI

With many remote pockets in the South Andaman region facing water crisis at recurring intervals, the administration, using funds from the government treasury, constructed overhead water tanks in different parts of the district. But despite many overhead tanks installed in different areas of the region, some serve no purpose as they are left abandoned.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

In a bid to promote safe driving practices and curb mishaps on the roads, the Traffic Police have challaned at least 2500 persons for using mobile phones while driving since January this year.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

IMFL seized

Port Blair

The CISF unit of Port Blair Airport organised an Essay Competition on "Alcohol & Drug Abuse and its Effect on Society” on the occasion of Golden Jubilee Year celebration of CISF.  The prize distribution ceremony was held on Monday at JNRM.

Port Blair

The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly met the Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh at New Delhi on Monday.

Port Blair

Avinash Social & Cultural Society held a grand fund raising charity concert for Kerala Flood Relief recently. It was a packed house at Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Auditorium, PBMC and the audience thoroughly enjoyed an amazing evening of musical entertainment.

Port Blair

The Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, General Administration Housing & Estate, Commissioner (GST), A & N Admin/ Chairman, DCPU, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai along with Pradhan Mr O.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank organised a Loan Mela for SHGs in collaboration with an NGO, SURABI at Ferrargunj last Saturday. Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Vice Chairman of the Bank was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

The Ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lall visited Govt. Middle School, Manglutan, Humfreygunj and Primary School, Indira Nagar on Monday.

Port Blair

Sree Ganesh Pooja will be celebrated at Chinmaya Mission here from Sept 13 to 16. Ganapati Homam will be performed at 8.30 am followed by Sree Ganesh Sthapana. At 10 am, idols of Lord Ganapati and Pooja vidhi will be distributed to the devotees.

Port Blair

The Department of Social Welfare is celebrating Rashtriya Poshan Maah (National Nutrition Month) throughout these islands this month dedicated to nutrition on the theme "Ensuring focused intervention on addressing under-nutrition during the first 1000 days of the chil

Port Blair

The Department of Social Welfare seeks participation of children and teenagers in the celebration of Rashtriya Poshan Maah.

Port Blair

Hindi Fortnight is being celebrated befittingly at DBRAIT campus. Various programmes have been chalked out.  The Hindi typing competition was held on Monday. Eleven staff from the clerical cadre and other technical staff of the institute participated.

Port Blair

To propagate the activities of Kala Kendra Society in North & Middle Andaman and Nicobar District, the Society proposes to organize cultural programmes in both the Districts.

Port Blair

On behalf of Joint Action Forum (JAF) for introduction of Inner Line Permit in these islands, Dr Prem Kishen, president, JAF has expressed gratitude to all islanders for their support to the historical Andaman Bandh organized on the 6th of this month.

Author: 
Dr. S. Ganesan Regional Director, IGNOU

As per medical sciences, the good health indicators are many and we also normally come to know those quantitative data through master health check-ups. In simple way, we can ourselves know the status of health in day-today activities.  For example, while
• Not able to eat all eatable items as per our wish (food restriction)
• Giving order for tea / coffee in a hotel  ( blood sugar)
• Not able to eat outside food at functions / hotels (stomach upset)

Author: 
Raman Swamy

Varavara Rao is 77 years old – he is a well-known Telugu poet, college principal and human rights activist - his house in Hyderabad was raided on Tuesday morning.  The reason, according to the police, is that he is suspected of plotting to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

The basis of the Opposition challenge to the BJP in the forthcoming State Assembly elections and next year’s general election is the formation of an alliance of regional parties. As is known in political circles, this togetherness will not be easy to achieve in view of the mercurial temperament of some of the leaders and the conflicting demands of the various parties.

The sky-rocketing petrol and diesel price is not only burning holes in the pocket of the aam admi but is burning the economy as well. The Centre is indifferent, unworried, unmoved. A Union minister has said, fuel prices are rising because global price of crude is rising, we have no control over it, we can’t do anything, we are helpless. To add insult to injury, a Rajasthan minister has given a gratuitous advice to the people: cut down your expenses.