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ZEENATH BIBI

Against the general notion that the state-run telecom operator, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) makes only losses, the Telecom Ministry reported that BSNL makes profit too; at least in two of its circles – Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Kerala.

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ROOPA LALL

The National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL), Port Blair branch has teamed up with “The Echo of India Group” to observe ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ from 1st to 15th January 2019. The fortnight-long observance aims to spread the message of cleanliness and make it a part of our lives.

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ROOPA LALL

‘PlasticFree’ is a terminology which everybody comes across frequently. Whether you live in the city or rural farmland, you surely see plastic bags, bottles and pouches blowing around anytime you leave your houses.

Port Blair

The cyclonic storm “PABUK” over south China Sea moved west-northwestwards during past 24 hours with a speed of 21 kmph and lay centred at 0830 hours IST of 04th January 2019 over Gulf of Thailand and adjoining Thailand near latitude 8.3°N and longitude 101.0° E, about

Port Blair

The cyclonic storm “PABUK” over south China Sea moved west-northwestwards during past 24 hours with a speed of 21 kmph and lay centred at 0830 hours IST of 04th January 2019 over Gulf of Thailand and adjoining Thailand near latitude 8.3°N and longitude 101.0° E, about

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ASHIM

Families who live near a pig farm set up near the Veterinary Sub- Dispensary, Bakultala under the Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services Department have been complaining for several years about bad smells, flies and excessive chemical spraying.

Port Blair

On a credible information received at PS Hut Bay on 02/01/2018 from reliable sources regarding selling of Turtle Meat at V.K Pur, Ward No.6,  SI. M Saravanan, SHO PS Hut Bay along with ASI S.N Rathore, Cts. Naresh Ch.

Port Blair

Mr Vishal Jolly, Home Ministry Advisory Committee Member and State President of BJP A&N Islands laid the foundation stone for construction of a Fisherman Shed, Near Mariyamma Temple at Hopetown on Thursday in the presence of Mr Sandeep Biswas, Pramukh, Panchayat S

Port Blair

The State President of BJP, A & N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly and Mr Bharat Kumar Sharma, Founder of BJP A&N Islands, have deeply mourned the sudden demise of Smti. Alomati Bala, Age 85 years, W/o Late.

Port Blair

A meeting of International Human Rights and Crime Control Organization (IHRCCO) was held recently.

Port Blair

To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre organizes special video classes on every Saturday, On 5th January 2019, during forenoon session 10 am to 1 pm the CD on the topic SAHITYA ANUVAD: HINDI KA PARIDHRISYA & TAKNIKI

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended in some areas in connection with repairing of pipe line by APWD at Junglighat infront of Dori Lall Mill at Junglighat on Jan 5 from 8 am to 2 pm.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the ranges of 3.0 – 5.6 meters during 12:30 hours on 05-01-2019 to 23:30 hours of 07-01-2019 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.

Port Blair

Smti Haldi Bibi, wife of M. A. Shaqeer, resident of Ward No. 10, Macchi Line, Shadipur joint BJP on Thursday in the presence of Mr Vishal Jolly, State President of BJP, A&N Islands and Smt Sheela Singh, Councillor, Ward No.

Port Blair

Kala Kendra, a society for promotion of Art and Culture, in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands is organizing - “Swaranjali” a musical night on 5th January 2019 at 6 pm at Andaman Club, Port Blair.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for the period from Jan 5 to 9, 2019. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The tropical cyclone “PABUK” will be crossing over Andaman sea between Jan 5 to 7.

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Ashis Biswas

In a closely contested election it is not often that both winners and the runners-up end up celebrating the results. Curiously, that is precisely what happened in the recently concluded Assam panchayat elections. Leaders of both BJP and Congress had their reasons to cheer as the results were announced a few days ago.

Two recent reports emanating from China point unmistakably to rising Chinese belligerence. The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) recently sent a destroyer close to a US warship in the South China Sea (SCS) which China claims to be its own territorial waters while the world does not recognize it. A senior Chinese naval official has gone on record stating that China is capable of destroying two US warships sailing in the SCS and kill some twenty thousand people. This is nothing but war-mongering and threatening a Sino-US war.