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Port Blair

The initiative of the Union Government to transform Padma Awards into a ‘People’s Awards’ in true sense motivating people to nominate unsung heroes who deserve the top Civilian awards (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri) has been achieving the desired resul

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ROOPA LALL

Rampur youth held on molestation charges

Port Blair

The Director General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mr Dependra Pathak, laid the foundation stone for construction of a Cyber Forensic Laboratory at CID Complex here on Thursday. The Inspector General of Police, Smt Shalini Singh, Dy.

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RUBANA

The grooming industry is getting a makeover! Until a few years ago, if a man wanted a haircut, he used to go to a local barber shop with posters of film stars pasted on the walls. For women, it was a nearby located beauty parlour, usually for 'ladies only' and run by an enterprising neighbourhood woman. But the rise of Salon chains is changing all that.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Oct 19 to 23. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The Revenue Department will conduct recruitment test of Surveyor on Oct 10 this year. The written examination will be held only in one venue at JNRM here. Altogether, 366 online applications have been received.

Port Blair

Scheduled maintenance of 33 KV switchgears of Garacharama Sub-Station will be carried out from Oct 23 to 25 due to which one and a half hour rotational load shedding on as and when required basis will be carried out between 7 am to 3 pm.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (07 to 11cm) at one or two places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Sunday and Monday.

Port Blair

The South Andaman Teachers’ Branch (SATB) of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, A & N Islands has condoled the sad demise of Mr Shree Ram, GTT attached to Govt. Sec. School, South Point. He passed away on Thursday at Vijaya Hospital, Chennai.

Port Blair

The Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast programme on ‘Phela Kadam’ on Oct 22 from 5.30 pm. The programme is presented by Mr Siva and Mr K. Bharathi Kannan.

Port Blair

The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat in collaboration with Karen Youth Club, Webi organised a one day Awareness and Education Programme on Positivity on Thursday at Karmatang No.10.

Port Blair

The Aam Admi Party, A & N Islands Unit, has requested the Lt. Governor to order a thorough probe into the death of V Ramesh, a student, who passed away while pursuing engineering at Mount ZION College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai recently.

Author: 
Aboobacker K.P

The A&N islands consists about 572 Islands, Isles rocks etc with a costal line of 1962 Km having total area of 8249 sq.km. (As per latest reports A&N group of Islands consist 836 islands, isles and rocks including 20 unnamed Islands). Out of this geographical area about 7170.69 sq.km that 86% is covered by forests. As per available records 25 Islands in Andaman group and 13 islands in Nicobar group are inhabited.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Arithmetic is not the determinant of the political permutation and combination. It has many indices and the most vital has been the political awakening of the people, in this case the Dalits and mahadalits of the Hindi heartland. Some columnists recall the political maneouvering of the BSP founder Kanshi Ram. To stress upon that what Mayawati is doing in 2018, just before the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Jaipur, is politically correct, may prove to be disastrous for her.

Author: 
N Sundaramurthy

Inequality and income disparities are growing. Rich are becoming richer. ‘Barclay’s Hurun India’ has published the ‘Rich list for 2018’. It is a list that carries the names of individuals with net worth exceeding Rs.1000 crore. The wealth of India’s top 100 richest people has jumped by Rs.3.08 lakh crore in 2018 to Rs.30.59 lakh crore, from Rs.27.51 lakh crore in 2017, a jump of 10.1 per cent. Mukesh Ambani has topped the list with an estimated wealth of Rs.3,71,000 crore. There are in all about 800 superrich in India.

An army court martial has sentenced a former Major-General, two Colonels and four soldiers to life imprisonment for murdering in cold blood five leaders of the All Assam Students’ Union, not a terrorist body, at Dangari, a village in Tinsukia district of Assam, way back in 1994. This is a rare and exceptional case in which criminals in uniform have been brought to book. The incident was initially passed off as an armed encounter with armed rebels. It took time for truth to come out and be established.