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Itanagar

Senior Congress leader in Arunachal Pradesh, Nabam Tuki Saturday exhorted the Congress cadres to adopt do and die mantra to protect the unique identity of the state and its people.

Ahmedabad

Additional forces were deployed in industrial areas in Gujarat for the security of Hindi-speaking migrants after attacks on them sparked their exodus that prompted the state government on Monday to make an appeal for their return. PTI

Bangkok

A 42-year-old Indian was among two foreign tourists killed and two Indian tourists seriously injured in a shootout between two rival gangs in Bangkok on Sunday night on a street behind Centara Watergate Pavillion hotel in Ratchathewi district.

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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

Students of Presidency University who have been on an indefinite   hunger strike demanding accommodation in the under construction Hindu Hostel have called a citizens' convention tomorrow at the hostel to highlight their issues.

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Debanjan Mujherjee

S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata organised a seminar recently where academicians and industry people shared their views and scope at large about things they are working one and issues that are needed to be addressed.

Kolkata

Two persons drowned in the Hooghly River on Monday while offering prayers on the occasion of Mahalaya, a police officer said.

Kolkata

Calling upon people to maintain religious harmony, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Monday the state celebrates festivals of all communities with equal enthusiasm.

Extension of Shippur & C/Bay airstrips on war footing <First civilian aircraft to touch down at Shibpur in Feb 2019 <New airfield at Kamorta <250 cr. resurfacing of runaway at INS Utkrosh to begin <Permanent base for fighter aircrafts imperative <Joi
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ROOPA LALL

The Andaman Nicobar Command (ANC) would become a formidable force with more feet accretions, inductions and augmentation of related supportive infrastructure in a gradual manner.

Brief profile of a top Navy Officer
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Vice Admiral Bimal Verma AVSM took over as the 13th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on  February 29, 2016,  succeeding Vice Admiral Pradeep Kumar Chatterjee, PVSM, AVSM, NM, ADC who retired after 39 years of illustrious service on that day.  Vice Admiral Bimal Verma is an alumnus of the prestigious Rashtriya Indian Military College (

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NITISH KUMAR TIWARI

The Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) celebrated its 18th Raising Day on Monday. The Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN), Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, ADC, reviewed the ceremonial parade held at INS Utkrosh and awarded Unit Citations for outstanding performance to Indian Coast Guard, Naval Ship Repair Yard and 15 ASSAM.

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JYOTI

Mentally unstable man jumps from 3rd floor

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ZEENATH BIBI

The Congress  candidate, Mr. Sanjib Kumar Mondal, Zilla Parishad Member from  Mithakhari has been elected as the new Adhyaksh while Mr. Dasarath Verma has been elected as the Up-Adhyaksh of South Andaman Zilla Parishad for the 4th term.

Port Blair

Mr Sundaram, Zilla  Parishad Member, Shore Point Constituency has resigned from the BJP.

Port Blair

The Indian Coast Guard Region, A & N Islands, conducted a Maritime Search and Rescue Workshop for all stake holders on Monday.

64th Wildlife Week celebration concludes
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Along with the rest of the country, the 64th Wildlife Week was befittingly celebrated in the A&N Islands too, by the Department of Environment and Forests, A&N Administration, from Oct 2 to 8, 2018, which culminated with a valedictory function held in the auditorium of Tagore Govt. College of Education, Middle Point here this evening. The Lt.

Port Blair

As part of its 18th Raising Day celebrations, the Andaman and Nicobar Command organised Half Marathon and Run for Fun at Military Station Birchgunj on Sunday. The event was open for all the Command personnel and their families.

Port Blair

To facilitate learners, the IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair is distributing the unused Question Papers of June-2018 Term-End Exam. Interested students can visit Regional Centre-Port Blair and collect the required Question Papers.

Port Blair

On the auspicious occasion of Shardi Navaratri, Rajasthan Manch here will organize the 32nd Bhagavati Jagran Utsav in the premises of Rajasthan Mandir at Shadipur. The bhajan programme will start at 9 am on Oct 13 and performed by Jai Mata Di Jagran Mandali.

Port Blair

The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma in the presence of Mr Lucas Robert, Director of Sports (Retd.), A&N Administration, Mr K. Ganeshan, Chief Spokesperson, ANTCC, Mr V.

Port Blair

The Annual General Meeting 2018-19 of The Institution of Engineers (India), Andaman & Nicobar State Centre was held on Saturday, which was attended by the Corporate Members (FIE, MIE & AMIE).   The Honorary Secretary, Er.

Port Blair

The One Week Refresher Course for the frontline staff (Foresters) of the Department of Environment & Forests got underway at Forest Training Institute (FTI), Wimberlygunj on Monday. Mr R.K. Deori, Addl.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Tamil tele-play “Boomiyile Oru Nila” at 5.30 pm tomorrow. The story emphasises on the subject of eradication of caste, creed and religion and revolves around a love story.

Port Blair

As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, Crescent Senior Secondary School, Wimberly Gunj organised a cycle rally with the theme – Cycling for Health on Sunday from Wimberly Gunj Junction to Wright Myo Jetty.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) organised a voluntary Blood Donation camp at Andaman Law College, Next to Syndicate Bank on Sunday on the occasion of week-long National Voluntary Blood Donation Camp.

Port Blair

Under the influence of yesterday’s cyclonic circulation over north Andaman Sea & adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal, a low pressure area has formed over southeast Bay of Bengal & adjoining north Andaman Sea.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rains (7 to 11 cm) at one or two places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair

The grievances of common public would be heard by the Lt Governor in public hearing scheduled at Raj Niwas on Oct 11 at 10 am. The applicants/petitioners have been requested to reach Raj Niwas, Port Blair before 9 am on Oct 11.

Port Blair

Weeklong Shrimad Bhagwat Saptah organized on the occasion of Pirtu-Paksh by Chinmaya Mission concluded here on Sunday with Poornahooti homam and Annadanam. The resident Acharya of the Mission Swami Shuddhananda Saraswati narrated the different stories from Bhagwatam.

Port Blair

Mr Vishal Jolly, State President, BJP A & N Islands met the Chief Secretary, A & N Administration and requested him to extend the date of receipt of application for the post of ANM & Staff Nurse specifically in the offline mode as the internet services of

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has condoled the demise of S.Vivekananadan, resident of Garacharma, Ward no. 18. He was 82 and passed away last Saturday at GB Pant Hospital.

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