Date wise Archive

Banks disburse around 4.90 crores *90 embrace self-enterprise in 2018
Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

With the country registering sharp rise in new businesses every year, entrepreneurial ambition among the unemployed in these islands too has witnessed a surge in the recent years.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

For budding sportspersons, nothing is worse than being ignored by their own people. This is what happened to about 280 sportspersons from various schools from Car Nicobar, Campbell Bay and Nancowry who are camping at the ITF ground here.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

The groundwork of all happiness is good health. Yet, shortage and uneven distribution of qualified doctors have impeded hundreds of islanders from enjoying their share of ‘India Shining’. A similar situation has been reported from a crucial health facility in Middle Andaman.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Police is observing the 30th Road Safety Week from Jan 7 by conducting various activities to increase awareness about the road safety among the population.

Port Blair

The Chairperson of Municipal Council, Smt Anusia Devi laid the foundation stone for bitumen road and construction of road side PCC and RCC retaining wall with RCC covering slab and CC drain at Machi Line in the presence of Smt Sheela Singh, Councillor of Ward no.

Port Blair

A meeting of the employees of Sanitary Wing of Port Blair Municipal Council was held recently to form an association in presence of Mr Sanjiv Rangaiah, President, Andaman Nicobar Rajya Karmachari Mahasangh (ANRKM), Mr M. Veeranna, Advisor, ANRKM and Mr G.

Port Blair

Aggrieved by the apathetic attitude of the college administration towards some genuine grievances of around 250 inmates of JNRM Boys Hostel here, a delegation of Congress leaders led by NSUI State President, Mr MA Sajid along with senior leaders Smt.

Port Blair

Eighteen IAS trainee officers of 2018 batch visited the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) as part of Naval Attachment tour.

Port Blair

In support of the 2-day All India Strike called by 10 Central Trade Unions and Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers, New Delhi, the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and Non-Gazetted Govt.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has condoled the sudden demise of Smt Zulaikha Bibi, wife of Mr Abdul Safi (Bebe Uncle), resident of Round Basti. She passed away on Wednesday.

Port Blair

The 76th martyrdom day of Dr Diwan Singh ‘Kalepani’ will be observed on Jan 15 at Dr Diwan Singh Gurudwara. Floral tributes will be paid to the great martyr at the statue of  Dr Diwan Singhji at 9 am on January 14.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

In a major reshuffle ordered with the approval of the Director General of Police, the Andaman & Nicobar Police issued transfer orders of its officers of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police and Police Inspector.

Port Blair

In support of the two-day All India Strike called by 10 Central Trade Unions and Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers, New Delhi, the Centre of Indian Trade Unions(CITU) and Non-Gazetted Govt.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Media Federation in its recent meeting has decided to honour Islanders, who have contributed immensely towards the development of these Islands or excelled in their respective fields and brought laurels in National as well as International leve

Author: 
Sushil Kutty

Ayodhya, Sabarimala, Gurugram, Akbar Fort, Noida, lunatic asylum, pilgrimage centre, women’s right to pray, Muslims’ right to pray… Since May 26, 2014, ever since BJP won the rulers’ grubstake, religious issues have acquired a political colour, which has gotten a deeper shade with general elections 2019 approaching. The Sangh Parivaar is basically a politico-religious configuration. It mirrors monotheistic religions, which themselves are not beyond politics. But the name of the game in India is religious polarization to win elections.

The passage of the Bill in Lok Sabha seeking 10 per cent reservation in job and education for poor people belonging to the upper castes is a significant chapter in India's democracy. How far the Bill will prove beneficial for the people is a question that only time will answer but the incident is significant as it sent out a positive message across the country and also to those who watch India's politics closely that when needed, leaders of the country can go beyond their political obligation to stand in support of things that ensure benefit of the commoners.