Date wise Archive

Port Blair

Forest workers of Manglutan Range rescued one big red tailed green Rat Snake from Chouldhari on Wednesday. The reptile was spotted at Government Primary School, Bloomsdale, Chouldhari at around 10 am today after which the Forest Department was informed.

Port Blair

The NTPC Limited, a Maharatna Company, the Nodal Agency for Andaman & Nicobar Islands with the support of NRSE, the State level painting competition was organized at Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Port Blair on Wednesday.

Port Blair

Along with rest of the country, the Andaman Nicobar Pradesh Congress Committee  celebrated  the 129th birth  anniversary  of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the  first Prime Minister of India  and architect of modern India on Wednesday at Gandhi Bhawan here.

Port Blair

Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, in a letter to the Chief Secretary, has urged him to deploy bigger vehicle ferry boat between Chatham and Dundas Point Jetty considering the number of commuters.

Port Blair

NYKS Foundation Day was celebrated by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur on Wednesday at Panchayat Hall, Sitanagar in which 40 male and female participants were participated from adjoining youth club and Mahila Mondals of Diglipur zone. Smti.

Port Blair

The Department of Social Welfare (DSW) has been implementing Anganwadi Services under Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services through 720 Anganwadi Centres across the Islands.

Port Blair

Under the influence of Cyclone Gaja  over West central Bay and adjoining East Central & South Bay of Bengal, sea conditions are likely be very rough to high in and around the system.

Port Blair

The Foundation Day of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and birth anniversary of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru, former Prime Minister of India and Awareness and Education Programme on Positivity was celebrated by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair at Sippighat Gram Panchayat Hall in assoc

Port Blair

In ‘Kanoon ki Baat’ programme on Nov 17, the All India Radio here will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme from 7.20 am on the topic ‘Laws related to women’s safety and policing’. The Superintendent of Police (AP), Ms.

Port Blair

A delegation of Andaman Tourism led by Mr Nagur M Shaibu, Receptionist of Tourism Department along with Mr M Vinod, President AATO is participating in the India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, which was inaugurated on Wednesday and will continue

Port Blair

Humanity is symbol of selfless service, empathy and an attempt to serve needy without expecting anything in return.

Port Blair

On the occasion of Children’s Day, 30 Orphan children of Sevaniketan, Diary farm, accompanied by three teachers visited Coast Guard Ship Vijit as part of outreach programme conducted by Coast Guard Wives Welfare Association under guidance of Mrs.

Port Blair

To curb the menace of illegal sale of illicit liquor and use of narcotic drugs, the police station Aberdeen special team has made all possible efforts in their concerned jurisdiction.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands have vast potential for fisheries development in view of its Coastal length of about 1,962 Km and Continental shelf area of 35,000 Sq. Km.

Port Blair

The extended Central Executive Committee meeting of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, A&N Islands held recently at Port Blair had decided to step-up its campaign against the National Pension Scheme (NPS).

Port Blair

All the registered ‘Andaman & Nicobar Bed & Breakfast/Homestay’ owners have been advised to strictly follow the guidelines of the schemes under which they have been registered.

Author: 
Amritananda Chakravorty

Not a week goes without reports about the deliberate destruction of the autonomy and robustness of the institutions critical for the Indian democracy. Last week was the turn of the Central Bureau of Investigation (‘CBI’), aka ‘caged parrot’. No one was under any illusion about CBI’s autonomy or its independence, but the events of the last week even surprised, rather shocked the known sceptics too.

Author: 
Barun Das Gupta

The political storm that was brewing in Sri Lanka for quite some months under an apparently tranquil surface has now broken out in full force. In a quick succession of events, President Maithripala Sirisena has dismissed his prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place and “prorogued” parliament till November 16.

When the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed his Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on October 26 and replaced him with his one time rival Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka was plunged into a political crisis. Wickeremesinghe claimed he was still the Prime Minister, had majority in Parliament and would prove it on the floor of the House. But Sirisena effectively checkmated Wicremesinghe by “proroguing” Parliament till November 16. This gave Rajapaksa the time to poach MPs from the rival camp.