Date wise Archive

Kathmandu

An Indian has been arrested in Nepal for allegedly carrying banned Indian notes with a face value of Rs 200,000, police said Monday.

665 sorties < 6206 passengers < Carnic, C/Bay most benefited
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ROOPA LALL

In a landmark move introduced for the first time in the country, the Dornier aircraft services of the Andaman and Nicobar Command has benefited more than 6000 passengers in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) since its launch in 2016. Meant solely for use of defence forces, IAF aircraft fly civilians only during cases of emergency, but this is an exception.

Villagers fume over cattle menace < Farmers fear loss of farm yields
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ROSHNI

Whether it is the agriculture field of farmers or eatable commodities kept in shops at remote Namunaghar village, cattle left to stray by owners on roads rush into the fields and destroy crops and eat away the eatables.

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ROOPA LALL

Raj Niwas staff injured in road mishap

Port Blair

The Joint Action Forum (JAF) has requested all volunteers/ workers/ citizens not to indulge in any activity which leads to division of the society of A&N Islands on the basis of linguistic/religion/caste.

Watching WWE wrestling in my childhood days motivated me for the sport, says Manish
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NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

Manish Dubey, a lesser known face in the A&N Islands has done miracle in the field of professional wrestling. Manish, a local boy last Saturday defeated Super VIP,  AKA, Mr. Understand in the Continental Wrestling Entertainment (CWE) World Heavyweight Championship held at Punjab to become the new World Heavyweight Champion.

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JYOTI

Garbage scourge for Junglighat residents

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar State Organizing Committee of Communist Party of India (Marxist) staged a dharna at Tiranga Park on Tuesday. A public meeting was also organized by the party in the evening.

Port Blair

Islands Sqay Martial Art selected cadet & sub- junior team of different weight categories under the age group of U-11 & U-14 years Boys & Girls (10 boys & 7 girls) are proceeding to Chandigarh to participate in the 19th Cadet & Sub-junior National

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended tomorrow from 7 am to 10 am in connection with urgent repairing of damaged water pipeline by APWD in front of Vegetable Market, Junglighat. The areas to be affected are parts of Junglighat, Vijay Baugh and Dairy Farm complete.

Port Blair

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

Port Blair

Bengali speaking people of these islands, settled by the government under different rehabilitation schemes, employed in government departments and others in private sector, living here for the past several years, formed a Committee to oppose the demand for Inner Line

Port Blair

The Population Education Cell of the Directorate of Education organized a Nodal Teacher Training and Workshop on “Adolescent Education” for the teachers of South Andaman, Wimberly Gunj and Little Andaman Educational Zone recently. Dr.

Port Blair

Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair organized block knockout football tournament from recently in association with Gram Panchayat, Govind Nagar, Havelock  held  at Govt. Senior Secondary School, Govind Nagar.

Port Blair

The ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, CIARI is organizing training programme on “Scientific dairy farming and value addition in milk” in association  with National Co-operative Union of India (NCUI) for Self Help Group(SHG) leaders at Sangita Tailoring & Fashion Designin

Port Blair

To spread nutrition awareness during the Nutrition month,  the Community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit (CFNEU), Port Blair organised another  Orientation Training Course on “Health and Nutrition” for about 25 Anganwadi workers at Buniyadabad, Port Blair last Satur

Port Blair

Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur organised Vikas Diwas on Monday at Community Hall, Laxmipur in which 40 male and female participants participated from different Youth Club and Mahila Mondals of Diglipur zone.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Krishi Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. Mr K. Mohan Rao, Lead District Manager SBI, will discuss on the topic “Financial Inclusion – Digital Financial Transaction” and respond to viewer’s queries.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (07-11) cm at one or two places over Andaman Islands in the next 24 hours.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Sept 19 to 25. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with intermittent moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days.

< Islanders open hearts again < Donation involves one-day salary of Govt. employees
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On the sidelines of Southern Zonal Council meeting today at Bengaluru, Admiral D.K. Joshi, the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands handed over the contributions from employees of A&N Administration and some private organizations to Dr. T.M. Thomas Issac, the Finance Minister of Kerala.

Kolkata

Agitated parents blocked a road today morning in the busy Jadavpur area, in the southern part of the city, to protest against the admission procedure of a state-run school.

Kolkata

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today emphasised the need for preservation of water resources on the occasion of World Water Monitoring Day.

Kolkata

The West Bengal government is planning to formulate a new policy on fire safety for commercial buildings in the city in the wake of the massive fire that gutted Bagree Market here.

Kolkata

The massive fire at Bagree Market in Burrabazar area in the business hub of the city has been brought under control after two days, a senior officer of the fire department said Tuesday.

Kolkata

The opposition Congress and BJP Tuesday today fired salvos against  Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her foreign visits seeking investments and said the state government should publish a white paper on the amount of investments that the state had received in last f

Kolkata

Repair work of the road bridge over Farakka Barrage across River Ganga will be taken up within a fortnight as it is not in a good condition, West Bengal Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari said on Tuesday.

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Nitya Chakraborty

It will be having adjustments with the smaller parties but finally the responsibility will be with the Congress as the leader. But in the states, where the regional parties are the rulers like West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, the regional parties naturally will not leave space to the Congress in the name of anti-BJP alliance and there the figyt6s between the regional ruling party and the Congress can take place in Lok Sabha poll, but the understanding will be to be a part of anti-BJP alliance in post poll situation.

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Anjan Roy

The country’s patience is being tried by the rising price of petroleum and diesel. As the prices are scaling higher, the one question almost on every lip is: what is the government doing? Can’t the price be brought down? The rising prices are being encashed by the politicians. The all-time buffoon among them, Derek O’Brien, was heard screaming on TV discussion sets “It’s a loot, it’s a loot, it’s loot”.

When the Pune police arrested several well known social activists and accused them of plotting the assassination of the Prime Minister and of being involved in the Bhima Koregaon incident earlier this year, the initial public response was one of utter disbelief.