Date wise Archive

Kaushambi

Four members of a family were killed when a dumper rammed into a roadside house in the Karari area here today, police said. The accident took place in the early hours in Sadikpur Semraha village, they added.

Bhadarwah

As many as 48 bike enthusiasts from different parts of the country Wednesday embarked on a motorcycle rally, organised by authorities here as part of their effort to promote tourism in Jammu and Kashmir's Chenab Valley.

Dehradun

Seeking people's mandate for the first time after coming to power in Uttarakhand with a massive win in the assembly elections, the BJP faces a tough challenge of matching its own performance at the urban local bodies polls on November 18.

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala today sought the cooperation of the southern states to implement the Supreme Court verdict on women's entry into the Sabarimala shrine, even as ministers from these states kept away from a meeting to discuss the arrangements for the annual pilgrimage season sta

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today sentenced 16 former policemen to life imprisonment for killing 42 people of a minority community in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case at Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.

Guwahati

Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Tuesday felicitated two women farmers for their inspiring role in organic farming and hoped their success stories would be replicated in other parts of the state.

Washington

Lodi Gyari, the Dalai Lama's right-hand diplomat who led rare negotiations with China that proved frustrating and fruitless, has died, former colleagues said. He was 69.

NEW DELHI

A five-day festival depicting the uniqueness of North Eastern culture was held in Delhi from Saturday to showcase its art, handicraft, handlooms, food and culture of the region.

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RP SHARMA

Alarmed over sharp decline in visibility and large scale destruction of habitats post tsunami, the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun in association with the Forest Department, A&N Islands, for the  first time is undertaking a survey to ascertain the exact  population of Dugongs, a rare mammal found only in few location in the country, including Andaman

Port Blair

Snake handlers of the A & N Forest Department rescued a lethal King Cobra from the Library of Govt. Sr. Sec. School at Manglutan on Monday.

Port Blair

The A&N Administration proposes to conduct a Mock Exercise on earthquake followed by tsunami on any day in the last week of November  2018 to assess the preparedness and response mechanism of the stakeholders, nodal officers of line departments/agencies, task forc

Birth anniv. of Sardar Patel celebrated in isles
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Agencies

‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’, the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Unifier of India, was celebrated in the A&N Islands, along with the rest of the country on Wednesday. As part of the birth anniversary celebration of Sardar Patel, a ‘Run for Unity’ was organized by the Directorate of Education & Sports here . The Lt.

Port Blair

Routine reports in the local media notwithstanding, the authorities in the local administration seems to have failed in implementing measures to prevent rampant misuse of government vehicles here.

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SUBRATA

Villagers in Nimbutala and adjoining hamlets will have to continue to battle the bovine menace as the Panchayat body is yet to come up with concrete plans to counter the problem here. Stray cattle are a common sight on the arterial Andaman Trunk Road stretch at Nimbutala Junction. That is not to say stray cattle are not a problem elsewhere too.

Port Blair

The State Unit of Trinamool Congress Party here has condoled the demise of Mr E P Alvi, resident of Junglighat and father of Mr Abdul Siddique (Lovely General Stores) and Granduncle of Mr E P Mohamed Nizar, TMC ANI.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, has condoled the demise of Mr R. Karuppaiah, father of Mr Rajan, IT Staff, resident of Dollygunj. He passed away on Tuesday at GB Pant Hospital after prolonged treatment.

Port Blair

RGT Public Vidyalaya organized "Run for Unity’ to commemorate the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (The Iron Man of India). The run was flagged off by the Principal of the school. More than 300 students participated in the event.

Port Blair

Mr Srinivas Rao, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, North & Middle Andaman called on Admiral D.K. Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) Lt. Governor of A&N Islands and Vice Chairman Island Development Agency at Raj Niwas on Tuesday.

Port Blair

October 31 is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Vallabhbhai Patel, who is credited as one of the founding fathers of modern India.

Port Blair

The Adhyaksh of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal has invited the attention of Smt Ankita Mishra Bundela, Commissioner-cum-Secretary (Shipping) towards deployment of inadequate capacity of vehicle ferry services in between Chattam and Dunduspoint J

Port Blair

The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly, has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to incorporate the certain points in the MHA meeting scheduled to be held Wednesday.

Port Blair

Under Revised National TB Control Programme, the State TB Control Society here organized three day training on “Technical Operational Guidelines 2016 and Guidelines on Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis 2017 for Multipurpose Health Workers in the C

Port Blair

Floral tributes were paid to Bharat Ratna, Smt Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India on her 34th death anniversary and Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, on his 143rd birth anniversary by the Congress Party here on Wednesday.

Port Blair

At a simple function held in the chamber of Chairperson on Wednesday, the Port Blair Municipal Council bid farewell to four employees namely Mr M.Somaiah, Work Charge Mazdoor, Mr Oblesh, Sanitary Supervisor, Smt Venkatammal, Sanitary Jawabdar and Smt B.Nagamani, Work

Port Blair

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parsihad (ABVP) here organised “Mission Sahasi-Making the fearless”  programme in the Teachers’ Auditorium at Kamaraj road  as a part of nation-wide campaign, Mission Sahasi, to teach impactful critical self- defence and survival skills t

Port Blair

The Andaman Nicobar Command and it units celebrated Rashtriya Ekta Diwas by administering the Ekta Evam Sadbhavna pledge to all the personnel. To mark the occasion, INS Utkrosh organized a 10 km Josh Run-cum-Unity March.

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Pradipta Tapadar

In a bid to counter BJP chief Amit Shah's 'rath yatras' in Bengal ahead of next year's Lok Sabha polls, opposition Congress and the CPI(M) have decided to take up mass contact programmes and 'padayatras' (foot marches) in the state.

Kolkata

As a precursor to Navy Week Celebration 2018, Indian Navy conducted another Medical Camp at Raidhighi (south 24 Parganas) organized by INS Netaji Subhas under the aegis of NOIC West Bengal for the local populace and fishermen community in particular today.

Author: 
B. Sivaraman

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