Date wise Archive

Kolkata

The All India Ordnance Factories Women’s Welfare Association (AIOFWWA) is conducting its 10thPresident’s meet on the 4th and 5th of October, at the Gun and Shell Factory Cossipore, Inspection Bungalow, in Kolkata.

Kolkata

The indefinite fast by a section of students of Presidency University here demanding immediate accommodation in the under renovation Hindu hostel entered the fourth day on Friday, as the authorities said two blocks of the hostel would be fit for use by November 15.

Kolkata

Observing that no country tolerates illegal immigrants, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav defended the NRC exercise on Friday and said no genuine Indian citizen would be victimised.

Kolkata

In a minor cabinet reshuffle, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra was given the additional charge of the information technology and electronics department, a government notification has said.

Kolkata

Veteran journalist and former news editor of the Press Trust of India (PTI) Pradip Chowdhury died in a private hospital of the city, family sources said on Friday.
Chowdhury was 64.
He is survied by his two daughters. His wife predeceased him.

Kolkata

In a bid to clip the wings of Kolkata Mayor and minister for fire services Shovon Chatterjee who reportedly displeased chief minister Mamata Banerjee for his alleged dismal performance, Mamata today removed him as president of Trinamool Congress South 24 Parganas dist

Kolkata

Hitting out at the Centre over spiralling fuel prices, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said Friday that the NDA government should have built an "oil reserve" to tide over such crisis situations.

Extension of Khaitan Kalyana Mandapam on < Project to cost 42 lakh < 80% w orks complete
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ROOPA LALL

Community assets of the Municipal Council in thickly populated areas like Junglighat, Aberdeen Bazar, Mohanpura, Shadipur, Junglighat, Dairyfarm, Bhatu Basti etc, which remain in demand for weddings and other functions because of their prime location and affordable rates, have been suffering for lack of modern amenities for long.

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BALRAM SINGH

Villagers of remote Joginder Nagar, 8 km, resorted to a sudden road blockade on Friday over recurring delay in supply of cooking gas. Villagers from Joginder Nagar and adjoining hamlets joined hands including senior citizens put up barricades on the main road blocking movement of vehicles from 6.30 am.

“JAF is not against any linguistic group or community,” says Jijith Rekh
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NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

Supported by more than a dozen associations, the Joint Action Forum (JAF) staged another demonstration on Friday at Tiranga Park demanding 100 percent reservation in government jobs for islanders.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society conducted Sensitization Workshop on HIV/AIDS, TB and Reproductive Child Health programme at Haddo, Community Hall on Thursday in collaboration with National Health Mission (NHM).  More than 100 participants attended the p

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KURMA RAO

Committed to provide efficient services to commuters, the Transport Department has announced a special bus service between Mayabunder and Port Blair for the ensuing Durga Puja celebration.

Port Blair

The president, AATO, Mr M Vinod, in a letter to the Chief Secretary, invited his attention towards some problems being faced for booking tickets for Sound and Light Show at Cellular jail and Ross Island.

Port Blair

A new LIVE phone-in programme titled ‘Morning Tea- Aapke Saath’ will be broadcast by All India Radio Port Blair from Oct 8 every second and fourth Monday.

Port Blair

To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre is organizing special video classes on every Saturday. On Oct 6, during forenoon session 10 am to 1 pm the CD on the topic COMMUNICATION SKILLS will be played.

Port Blair

Along with the rest of the country, the Wildlife Division, Mayabunder of the Department of Environment and Forest, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, as a part of 64th Wildlife Week 2018, organized a rally on Thursday in which more than 150 persons including studen

Port Blair

Pursuant to the demand of the Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray for enhancement of services of FM Radio in Nicobar District as the services of FM Radio broadcasting particularly in far flung areas, Col.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Oct 6 to 10, 2018.  In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

As per TRAI guidelines, BSNL A&N Telecom Circle has notified Blackout Day on Oct 19, 2018.

Port Blair

The staff of PS Central Crime Station comprising Sub Inspector Abdul Nazir, Head Constable K. J. Raffi, Constable K. Rajendran and Home Guard Johny Toppo under the supervision of Inspector P.K.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (07-11) cm at one or two places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the next 48 hours.

Port Blair

To enhance the capacity of school community and to generate awareness among children and youth on the basics of disaster management, the Directorate of Disaster Management in coordination with the Department of Education, Health, A&N Police Fire Services and Natio

Port Blair

The president of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) along with its office bearers today met Smt Anusia Devi, Chairperson, PBMC and apprised her about the dilapidated conditions of the Hindu Burial Grounds situated in and around the municipal limits.  The   delegation also ra

Port Blair

The State Transport Authority has cleared all pending applications for registration of commercial vehicles in its meeting held recently. The president, Mr Girish Arora and all members of Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry have expressed gratitude to the Lt.

Port Blair

As a part of ongoing 64th Wildlife Week Celebration, the Wildlife Division, Department of Environment and Forests organized inter school quiz competition for the school students of class VIII to XII, to encourage the young generation towards protection and conservatio

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Dr. S. Ganesan Regional Director, IGNOU Ms. Sangit

Every one of us familiar with our school education system and its process. The moment when we move from school to college/university level education, we find the differences and the difficulties linked with it. To facilitate the fresh students, the college administration organize a ‘Fresher meet or Introduction meeting to orient the new comers. Being regular campus life, the student gets adequate opportunities to learn from seniors also.

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Avi Sengupta

It is an alarming sign when a life-long, banker decides to be an entrepreneur in an area in which he knows nothing off, which in this case is online entertainment and decides to build a company in a country that he left more than two decades back.

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Raman Swamy

The Supreme Court has laid down important checks and balances to ensure that Aadhaar is used only for the genuine purposes for which it was created - for targeted delivery of financial benefits for the poor and the underprivileged.

BSP supremo Mayawati has said there will be no poll alliance with the Congress in UP. She has already tied up with Ajit Jogi’s Janata Congress in Chhattisgarh and announced that her party will field candidates on its own in MP and Rajasthan without getting into any formal alliance or informal understanding with the Congress. So her decision to go it alone in UP will not cause much surprise. But the long statement she issued on Wednesday is cleverly drafted.