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On his maiden visit to these islands as the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi was given a red carpet welcome on his arrival at the picturesque Veer Savarkar International Airport here late on Saturday. The Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi (retd) welcomed the Prime Minister on his arrival.

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How many of us know that there is Malayalee connect to the beautiful song in Hrithik Roshan-starrer Mohenjo Daro? Yes, the ‘Tuhe’ song in the movie was crooned by Sanah Moidutty, a Kerala-origin girl, born and brought up in Mumbai. Born on 1st July 1991, Sanah Moidutty is an Indian singer songwriter noted for her soulful voice quality and excellent clarity.

Women in rural villages of A&N Islands still have to struggle to get cooking gas. In one such shocking incident, a woman from Middle Andaman who failed to get a cooking gas connection has received subsidy amount credited in her account
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It may sound bizarre, but is true. A woman of Middle Andaman who had applied for cooking gas connection from the CCS Ltd. Middle Andaman several yrs back have not been issued the LPG connections yet, but the subsidy amount is regularly credited in her bank account.

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Globally, ‘veterans’ naturally gravitate towards conservative parties as the Centrist and Left-of-Centre parties are traditionally perceived to be ‘soft on security’. The Republican Party in the US and the Conservative Party (the Tories) in the UK usually garner more support than the Democratic Party or the Labour Party, respectively.

Port Blair

A solemn function will be organized at the Memorial of 30th December, opposite Andaman Club at 8 am on Dec.30, 2018. The Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman will hoist the National Flag during the function.

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Lord Sree Ayyappa Temple Committee, Rangat organized Ghosha Yatra, a religious procession, last Thursday. Hundreds of devotees participated in the procession that started from Rampur Ganesh Temple and culminated at Ayyappa Temple, Rangat after passing through different parts of the region.

Deployment in 10 major tourist spots
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The Director General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mr Dependra Pathak, launched “Andaman & Nicobar Tourist Police Ecosystem” on Saturday at Cellular Jail in the presence of Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray.

Port Blair

The Chief Secretary, Mr Chetan B Sanghi flagged off the improvised visible mobile patrol, SATARK, of A & N Police from Andaman Club Road on Saturday.

Port Blair

The Director General of Police, Mr Depender Pathak launched the newly formed Counter Assault Unit - Parakram of Andaman & Nicobar Police (ANP) on Saturday.

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The ICAR-CIARI is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from Dec 16. On 23rd December, a Kisan Diwas was conducted at KVK, Sippighat to demonstrate the farmers about agricultural waste management. On the occasion, Dr.

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The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have deeply mourned the demise of Smt P Zubaida, 47 years, Staff Nurse, G.B. Pant Hospital and wife of Haji Nawab Ali, PBMC, resident of Dugnabad, Ward No.5.

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The All India Radio here will broadcast LIVE, the coverage of 75th anniversary of hoisting the Tricolour flag by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on 30.12.18 from Netaji Stadium Port Blair.  The Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi will grace the occasion.

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The Indonesian-India Seminar & Business Forum was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Indonesia supported by Aceh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KADIN) and Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI) last month  in which the Chief

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A ‘chattai baitak’ was organized by Humfreygunj Block Congress Committee at Hasmitabad on Friday. Mr. NN Nag, President, BCC of Guptapara, Wandoor, Humfreygunj and Chouldhari, Congress leaders and workers in larger number participated in the baitak. Congress leaders blamed the BJP government for poor road infrastructure in the Islands.

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The vessel MV Nancowry will sail for Chennai on Jan 2, 2019 at 10 am. Excess baggage loading will be carried out from 2 pm to 6 pm on Jan 1, one day prior to sailing of the vessel.


The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry initiated several schemes in 2018 and plans to sanction construction of one crore houses before 2020 under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (urban), a move aimed at ensuring 'housing for all by 2022'.


Goa Forward Party chief and state Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai Saturday met Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu here demanding his intervention to take up the issue of mining with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


The Centre is committed to set up a steel plant at Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh, but the required information about the proposed project is yet to come from the state government, Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said Friday.


In order to give a boost to coal despatches for its consumers, Western Coalfields Limited will be augmenting and maximising coal despatches from WCL mines through rail, road and other modes.


Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh Saturday said the Centre has plans to set up a hub and spoke (cycle parts) factory and bamboo and rubber based industries in Tripura.


Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Saturday said it has received the final nod from the US health regulator to market Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide gel, used in the treatment of acne.

McNROE launches new campaign
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The House of McNROE, & the market leader in the fragrance industry, with its brands Wild Stone & Secret Temptation, today announced their plans to strengthen their product portfolio and launched a shower gel, hair gel, face wash and shaving foam under its Wild Stone Edge Series.


FedEx Corp announced that Fortune Magazine has, once again, recognized the company as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces for Diversity.


Chairman, Village Financial Services Ltd, Dr. Kuldip Maity, MD & CEO, VFS was presented with the ‘Champion of Change’ award by Venkaiah Naidu, Vice-President of India at New Delhi recently.


Nepal-India relations saw an upward trend in 2018 as high-level bilateral visits gradually helped remove the mistrust, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying New Delhi was ready to be the 'Sherpa' in the land-locked Himalayan nation's quest to scale the mountain of


A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday triggering a brief tsunami warning.


Saudi Arabia's new foreign minister struck a note of defiance Friday in the face of international outrage over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, rejecting the kingdom was in crisis and his predecessor had been demoted.


The leaders of France and Germany on Friday reiterated their call for a "solid, full and permanent ceasefire" in Ukraine's conflict-torn east ahead of a planned cessation of hostilities.


Calling Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy an "Accidental CM", the Opposition BJP has taken a jibe at him over his Singapore visit to celebrate the New Year, at a time when most parts of the state are reeling under drought.


After being reduced to just 21 seats in the last Assembly elections, the Congress bounced back in Rajasthan in 2018.