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Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

For around 300 tsunami affected families housed at Tsunami Basti, Bambooflat, access to basic amenities remains a far cry since 2008. After the 2004 catastrophe, the Union Government under Tsunami Rehabilitation Project constructed tsunami shelters for affected families in the area along with a Health Sub-Centre and a School.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

One injured in road mishap

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

In a huge respite for commuters, the Port Blair Municipal Council began renovation works of the road stretch from Dori Mill to Burning Ghat recently. The tattered road stretch used by hundreds of commuters on a daily basis was making lives of motorists and pedestrians miserable. However, the Senior Vice Chairperson and Councilor of Ward No.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

With the UT Administration introducing e-stamp papers, recurring shortage of bond papers in different parts of these islands particularly in the Middle Andaman region is taking a toll on general public in the area.

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, A & N Islands has expressed concern over the pathetic working conditions of teachers and other employees in private schools of these islands.

Port Blair

Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament inaugurated three completed works and also laid the foundation stone of two new works under MPLAD scheme at different locations in South Andaman recently. Mr Ray in the presence of Mr CH. Babu, Ward Councillor Ward No.

Port Blair

Two-day state level training–cum-workshop on ‘Management of Neurological disorders through Homoeopathy’ for Medical Officers (Homoeopathy) under Health department, NAM & NHM (including RBSK) organized by AYUSH Wing of DHS and A&N State AYUSH Society at TGCE Se

Port Blair

Mr Sidharto Reza Suryodipuro, Indonesian Ambassador to India, currently on a visit to these islands for Indonesia-India Business Forum & Expo, met Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) Lt Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Developme

Port Blair

The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), Andaman & Nicobar Unit organised two days street corner meeting in rural South Andaman against anti farmer policies of the Central Government concerning common people and peasantry recently. The meetings were addressed by Dr.

Port Blair

Along with the rest of the world, the Andaman and Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) will observe World AIDS Day (WAD) on the theme “Know Your Status”.

Port Blair

The India Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Term–End-Examination December 2018 will  be conducted at JNRM, Port Blair, MG College- Mayabunder, Hut Bay, Car Nicobar, Nancowry and Campbell Bay Study Centres from December 1 to 31, 2018 as per the schedule.

Port Blair

South Point Stars will organize Rajiv Gandhi Premier League (Stumper Cricket Tournament) from Dec 1 at Velodrome. Interested team can register their names for the tournament latest by Nov 30 along with an entry fee of Rs 6000/-.

Port Blair

In its Yuvvani programme tomorrow, the All India Radio here will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme from 7.15 pm to 7.45 pm on the topic ‘Mudra Yojna and employment opportunities’.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Nov 28 to Dec 2. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

On the occasion of Christmas 2018, YMCA, Port Blair will organize Christmas Carol Singing competition for Sunday School Students and Christian Institutions of South Andaman from Dec 2 onwards in the multipurpose hall of YMCA.

Author: 
Amritananda Chakravorty

In recent times, the Supreme Court is not just the final arbiter of rights, but also the hub of all political developments. Not a day goes by when the Highest Court does not deliberate on extremely pertinent issue, with wide ramifications. In the last one month, the entire country is fixated with the two cases that are currently being heard in the Court, with each hearing revealing huge exposes on misuse of public office, collapse of institutional checks and balances, and a government out to destroy all institutions.

Veteran Congress leader C. P. Joshi’s casteist remarks and his claim about the superiority of the Brahmins have justifiably evoked criticism across the political spectrum. Congress President Rahul Gandhi had to dissociate himself and his party from Joshi’s remarks and admonish him publicly. But the tendency to adopt a line of soft Hindutva against BJP’s hard Hindutva is already visible in Congress campaigning. Why Rahul-bhakts have to project their leader as Shiv-bhakt and why does he have to do mandir hopping so demonstratively before every election?