Date wise Archive

Kolkata

Taking a dig at the Sangh Parivar and the BJP but without naming them Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that it was because of some `sinister design' that she could not visit Chicago in August and that she was greatly pained at that.

Kolkata

Stressing the need to fix the country's current education system, eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna recipient CNR Rao today said steps should be taken to ensure proper infrastructure in rural schools.

Norms expected this month * Plastic trash problem to end
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ROOPA LALL

Like other cities in the country, the Municipal Council here has plans to make good use of plastic waste. Making durable roads and it has proved to be a popular solution to tackling waste also.

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ROSHNI

Erratic power supply at Primary Health Centre (PHC), Tushnabad is taking a toll on scores of villagers in the region.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

Heavy spells of rains over the past few days have bared the skeletons of the arterial Andaman Trunk Road in Middle Andaman. Commuters are having a tough time as travel time increased owing to massive craters that have developed on the major stretch from Sabari Junction to Nimbutala.

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ROOPA LALL

Two injured in road mishap

eNagarsewa portal launched < Tax payments now online
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ROOPA LALL

Residents in the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands will no longer have to queue up outside the Port Blair Municipal Council office to get their civic problems solved; they will be able to access an array of services from anywhere online.

Port Blair

The Andaman Nicobar Pradesh Congress Committee along with other political parties organised a dharna and road blockade at Dhanikhadi junction on Tuesday to invite the attention of the administration towards the dilapidated and unsafe condition of the road from Sippigh

Process open till Sept 15
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EOI BUREAU

More than 28,260 registrations have been made on the website for the Padma Awards 2019, out of which 28,212 nominations/recommendations have been completed since the nominations opened on 1st May this year. The last date for online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2019 is September 15, 2018.

Port Blair

The 125th year of Swami Vivekananda’s Speech at Parliament of Religions, observed as Universal Brotherhood Day, was celebrated at Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Rangat on Tuesday. Mr Gopa Kumar, Tehsildar, Rangat, Middle Andaman was the chief guest of the function.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) conducted a sensitization workshop on HIV/AIDS, TB and Reproductive Child Health programme at Dairy Farm Community Hall on Tuesday in collaboration with National Health Mission (NHM) on various issues.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Forest Department observed National Forest Martyrs Day on Tuesday at JNRM Football Ground to commemorate Forest Officials who had laid down their lives to protect forests and wildlife.

Port Blair

As part of the National Nutrition Programme, a Nutrition and Hygiene Awareness Rally was held for the students of GMS Kinmai, Car Nicobar.

Port Blair

Inspector General MV Pathak, Commander Coast Guard (COMCG), A & N Region presided over the Annual Conference of all CG District and Station Commanders to review Operational / Maintenance Philosophy and Infrastructure & Project developments towards the growth o

PORT BLAIR /NEW DELHI

Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, announced a landmark increase in remuneration for ASHA and Anganwadi workers on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The Institution of Engineers (India), Andaman & Nicobar State Centre will celebrate 51st Engineers Day in these islands on Sept 15. Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai, Director, Chandrayan, ISRO, will be the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

A committee under the chairmanship of Shri Vivek Rae, IAS (Retd) has been constituted by NITI AAYOG vide office memorandum no F.No.M-13050/2018-SP-IDA dated 06/08/2018 for holistic development Little Andaman and Great Nicobar Islands.  The terms of reference (ToR) of

Port Blair

In the next episode of ‘Apne Panchayat Se’, the Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, will be LIVE on All India Radio on Sept 13. The Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Smti.

Port Blair

Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast LIVE phone-in programme in Bangla language tomorrow on the topic ''Importance of vaccination among pets and other domestic animals''. The programme will be broadcast LIVE from 5.30 pm to 6 pm.  Dr.

Port Blair

‘BAAKPROTIMA’, the only RNI-registered Bengali Little Magazine/Periodical published from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, will be conferred Little Magazine Award-2018 by Little Magazine Library & Research Centre, Kolkata on Nov 24 this year.

Port Blair

As part of Hindi Fortnight celebration, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Regional Centre, Port Blair is organizing oral presentation on the topic  “Alcohol and Drug Abuse and its Effects on Society”.

Port Blair

The Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Krishi Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm.

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat in collaboration with Royal Youth Club, Krishna nagar organised league cum knockout football tournament at Baludera playground from Sept 8 under Block Level Sports Meet in which 14 teams from different places participated.

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ROOPA LALL

Innovative Artist Welfare Association (IAWA) of India is all set to organize Mrs, Mr and Ms India 2018 contest in these islands on Sept 15, 2018 at Ambedkbar auditorium here. Around 15 models from different cities of the country have landed here for the grand finale and to support a cause “Ek Awaz Ek Saath Break Silence, Stop Domestic Violence”.

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Sushil Kutty

Arnab Goswami is easy to place. He is out-and out 'nationalist’. Rajdeep Sardesai is difficult to make. When he claims he’s ‘anti-national’, he could be joking, sarcastic. The ‘five’ in the eye of the storm give contradictory signals. Sudha Bhardwaj is ‘inherently good’ and just doesn’t fit the ‘assassin-profile.’ Fiery poet Varavara Rao is confirmed ‘revolutionary poet.’ Gautam Navlakha devotes his pen to the separatist. To hordes of people that makes him a slime. Lawyers Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves are allegedly true-blue ‘Maoists?’

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Nitya Chakraborty

An 8 year old girl dies in Uttar Pradesh’s Mahua village after being allegedly deprived of timely medical attention after demonetisation in November 2016 as her family had only old notes and had no time for exchange. On November 10, 2016, Teerthraji, 60 died in Gorakhpur after she collapsed in front of a closed gate of a bank. Vishwanath Vartak, 73 collapsed and died on the spot after having waited in a queue at a SBI branch for more than five hours that very month.

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav has said that those finally excluded from the National Register of Citizens in Assam will be disenfranchises and “deported to their country”. It is quite possible for the Government to disenfranchise certain people and make them stateless, but is it within the powers of the powers that be to deport anyone to any country if the country concerned refuses to accept them? What is going on in the name of preparing an NRC is nothing but singling out the Bengali-speaking people of the State and targeting them along religious lines.