Date wise Archive

Dense fog prevents night landing *Spl flight arranged on Friday
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Passengers of Air India availing 11.00 pm night chartered flight from Port Blair to Kolkata on Thursday had to undergo intense hardship and sufferings as the flight, which was hired as chartered flight by the administration could not land at the Port Blair airport due to low visibility and dense fog.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

49 Daily Rated Mazdoors working in the State Transport Services had to lose their jobs as punishment for participating in a protest to press some of their long pending demands. The DRMs were working in the Transport Department for the past many years as drivers, conductors and general duty staff. Besides four regular employees, office bearers in the Govt.

Report by: 
Lt General Bhopinder Singh (Retd)

Situationally, Pakistan finds itself in an economic quagmire that is reminiscent of India in 1991. A deadly combination of historical mismanagement of the economy and unfavourable external factors precipitate a potential meltdown that can lead to desperate measures.

Port Blair

The results of direct recruitment for the 224 posts of Primary School Teacher and 43 posts of Craft Instructor had been published on 17/12/2018.

Port Blair

An awareness-cum-interaction programme was conducted by the members of Police Family Welfare Association (PFWA) under the chairmanship of Smt Shiwani Shahi, w/o Mr Sanjay Kumar, IGP (ACU) A&N Islands recently at Police Station Aberdeen Conference Hall in presence

Port Blair

The Corporation has introduced a scheme for buy back of empty plastic milk pouch to ensure recycling of plastic and to protect the environment.  Under the scheme consumers will be paid 30 paisa per empty milk pouch and milk selling agents shall be paid 20 paisa per em

Port Blair

The Tagore Government College of Education proposes to prepare a panel for Guest Lecturer in the following disciplines to teach in U.G.Ed.

Port Blair

The A&N Administration has the policy of universalization of PDS wherein no exclusion criteria has been adopted, instead every resident family has been made eligible for subsidized ration, if so willed.

Port Blair

The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Smt Anusia Devi visited various Community Halls situated in several places in the municipal area.  Mr R Someshwara Rao, Chairperson (E&SJ), Mr NK Udhaya Kumar, Chairperson (WTP&I), Mr B Eswar Rao, Councillor, offi

Port Blair

A Mock Drill on Earthquake and Disaster Management Exhibition was organized on Friday at Navy Children School, Minnie Bay by the Directorate of Disaster Management in coordination with the Department of Health, A&N Police Fire Services and National Disaster Respon

Port Blair

In the programme ‘Morning Tea- Aapke Saath’ on Dec 24, the All India Radio here will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme from 0715hrs to 0755hrs on the topic ‘Things you should know about PAT Regulation’.

Port Blair

The Editor of ‘BAAKPROTIMA’, the only RNI-registered Bengali Little Magazine/Periodical published from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mr Anadiranjan Biswas, has been invited to the International Bengali Literary Festival 2019, to be held from Jan 18, 2019 in Haldia To

Port Blair

The Integrated Pest Management Training & Demonstration Programme under Farmers’ Field School in Pulses was inaugurated by Central IPM Centre (CIPMC), Port Blair at  Adazig (Sundergarh) recently at Community Hall, Adazig and Nayagarh (Nilambur Panchayat) at Rice T

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Dec 22 to 26, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

To facilitate students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre is organizing special video classes on every Saturday, On Dec 22 during forenoon session 10 am to 1 pm the CD on the topic WETLAND FORESTS, CHIPKO MOVEMENT & CONTEMPORARY  ENVIRONME

Port Blair

The ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sippighat, Port Blair organized a three days training programme on “Oyster Mushroom Farming” at Ferrargunj Gram Panchayat hall from Dec 19. During the inaugural session the Chief Guest, Dr. .A.

Port Blair

The Animal Science Division, ICAR-CIARI in collaboration with ICAR-KVK, Nimbudera organized twin training programme on scientific goat and pig farming for improving productivity from 17-18 December 2018 at Baratang and Nimbudera.  Altogether 66 farmers participated in

Port Blair

ICAR-CIARI is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 16th to 31st of this month. As a part of the 5th day programme on 20th December, various activities viz.

Port Blair

The ICAR- KVK, N&M Andaman (CIARI) organized two trainings on “Soil and water conservation methods for better crop productivity” and “Integrated multi tropic aquaculture system” at DFO Office, Navin Nagar and Subhashgram, Diglipur respectively.

Author: 
L.S. HERDENIA

Despite the voters failing to give clear majority, Congress has put together the numbers to form the government in Madhya Pradesh with the support of BSP and independents. And this is s a huge setback to the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, who held marathon public meetings during the election campaign. But they proved to be unequal to the task as BJP fell short of majority. The slogan given by BJP for 2018 Assembly elections was 'Abki Baar 200 Paar' (This time cross 200) but it proved to be a 'Mission Impossible'.

A Manipuri journalist, Kishore Chandra Wangkhem, has been sentenced to a year’s jail term under the National Security Act, for daring to criticize Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh. He called the Chief Minister a “puppet” of the Prime Minister because the former celebrated Rani Lakshmibai’s birth anniversary in Manipur. Rani Lakshmibai is a historical character and is respected by millions across the country.