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Pithoragarh

Short supply of government rations appears to have forced tribals in some border villages of Uttarakhand's Kumaon region to depend on Chinese foodgrain bought from Nepalese markets.

NEW DELHI

Operational challenges and various reform initiatives are the subjects of deliberation a week-long conference of army commanders that started in Delhi on Tuesday.

Kolkata

A six-year-old student was allegedly molested by a school teacher here, following which the accused was arrested, police said Tuesday.
The incident took place in a state government-aided school.

Kolkata

The West Bengal government on Tuesday told the Calcutta High Court that it cannot interfere in a legislative decision on granting funds to Durga Puja committees, after a petitioner claimed that it is a violation of the secular structure of the Constitution.

Kolkata

West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Somen Mitra Tuesday said the party is not thinking of any sort of alliance in the state before the next Lok Sabha election as the issue is not a "priority" in the present situation.

Kolkata

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday described the attacks on Hindi-speaking migrants in Gujarat as a "very dangerous trend" and accused the BJP government in the state of failing to control it.

BARDHAMAN

A class 10 boy allegedly shot himself dead in the toilet of his school in Purba Barddhaman district on Monday, police said.

Kolkata

Riding on the success of a project to tackle human trafficking and prevent child marriage in two districts of the state, the West Bengal government has decided to spread the scheme to other districts as well, state minister Shashi Panja said on Tuesday.

To attend 75th anniversary of 1st flag hoisting by Netaji <Likely to address public rally
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EOI BUREAU

The long wait of the people of islands to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon end as the PM is likely to arrive Port Blair on December 30, 2018. Detailed security arrangements are being made for the maiden visit of Mr Narendra Modi to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as Prime Minister of India.

35 cr. projects in one year < New sanctioned projects to kick start soon
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ROOPA LALL

There is a saying that when one woman comes into politics, she changes; but when many women come into politics, politics changes. But Baby Fareeda undoubtedly shattered some deeply held beliefs when she took oath as Adhyaksha, South Andaman Zilla Parishad a year ago.

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ZEENATH BIBI

There was a time when the term “alternative medicine” conjured up visions in many people’s minds of shamans, charlatans, and crackpots. But times are fast changing. In the past few years, there has been a growing interest in traditional, complementary and alternative medicine and its relevance in public health both in developed and developing countries.

BETAPUR

Villagers in Middle Andaman have raised objection to construction of a rural road Dharmapur under Sivapuram Panchayat.

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BALRAM SINGH

The Department of Agriculture organized a workshop for coconut growers at Campbell Bay on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, the Assistant Director (Agri) stressed on formation of Commodity Information Groups to prevent exploitation of farmers by private agencies and to ensure adequate earnings through coconut farming.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Coastal Zone Management Authority (ANCZMA) has been reconstituted vide the MoEF Notification No.S.O. 5097/E dated 03rd October 2018 with the Chief Secretary as Chairman of the Committee. The Committee consists of Pr. Secretary (E&F), Pr.

Port Blair

The Chairperson, PBMC, Smt Anusia Devi alongwith engineers of the Council visited seashore road, Dairyfarm.  It was observed that due to blockage of drain and culvert rain water has been stagnated.  Since the drain has been constructed long back and many buildings hav

Port Blair

All India Radio here will broadcast LIVE phone –in programme in Bangla language on tomorrow. The topic of discussion is “Orthopedic problems due to lack of vitamin and calcium”. The programme will be broadcast LIVE from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. Dr.

Port Blair

A district level Declamation Contest on “Patriotism and Nation Building” was organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur at Subashgram in coordination with the Education Department, Diglipur.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI) has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Oct 10 to 14, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with light to heavy rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.2 meters are forecasted during 10:30 hours on 09-10-2018 to 23:30 hours of 09-10-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Port Blair

The Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Apke Sawal Krishi  Live Phone-in-programme on tomorrow from 1730 hrs to 1800 hrs. In the programme,  Expert Dr. R Y Singh will discuss on the topic “Honey Farming (APICULTURE)” and will respond to viewer’s queries.

Port Blair

Baruva Abhyudaya Sangam, A & N Islands will organise 11th year Dussehra celebration at Sree Kali Mata Temple, Haddo, Ward no. 2 on Oct 16 from 2 pm onwards.

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Harihar Swarup

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections have been shaping as the battle of alliances. The most important player in battle of alliances is BSP supremo Mayawati. Also, on these alliances depend the future of the BSP leader. Seat sharing arrangement between Mayawati and Janata Congress, Chhattisgarh, floated by the Congress rebel, Ajit Jogi, raises the possibility of a triangular contest, which may be advantageous to the BJP.

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Sushil Kutty

The Supreme Court is on a roll and women everywhere are on fire with #MeToo turning into a #WeToo chorus. As far as court judgements go, when they ring false on one thing, they ring false on all things. So, if the verdict on Sabarimala rang false for those opposing women’s entry to Sabarimala, the ruling on Bhima Koregaon didn’t strike true for rights activists.

With the Election Commission announcing the dates of Assembly polls in five States the stage has been set for what politicians and commentators see as the ‘semi-final’ to the final match – the 2019 general elections. Several changes in the political situation have taken place over the last few months. The latest development is that Mayawati has decided not to enter into any poll alliance with the Congress. Akhilesh Yadav of SP has also dumped the Congress, alleging that Rahul Gandhi’s party was taking too long a time to make up its mind for him to wait.