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Combining Fire Services with SDRF to fortify preparedness & prompt response
Report by: 
EOI BUREAU

The recent cyclone, Pabuk and Pethai exposed the vulnerability of the A & N Islands (ANI) to disaster resulting from cyclones, earthquakes, Tsunami landslides & others.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

The battered condition of about 20 kms stretch of roads from Ograbraj to Shatankhari in South Andaman has come to haunt the residents and motorists who rue how they are faced with a tough time commuting through this part of the area.

Report by: 
Lt General Bhopinder Singh (Retd)

The ‘Indian Soldier’ has remained as the ‘go-to’ option when all other arms of governance have failed. Ironically the apolitical culture and ‘distance’ from the corridors of power, if responsible for its kinetic efficacy, also became its worst enemy for the want of a strong ‘voice’ in the political realm.

Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

Acting swiftly on the report published in this daily, different government departments at Shaheed Dweep (Neil Island) initiated steps to replace the old signboards of their respective offices on Sunday despite being a holiday.

Report by: 
ASHIM

As part of the birth anniversary celebration of Swami Vivekananda, the Vivekananda Mela Committee, Urmilapur  is organizing Vivekanada Mela near APWD Camp at Bakultala on Saturday. The Deputy Commissioner (SA), Mr. Awanish Kumar inaugurated the mela as the chief guest, while the Assistant Commissioner, Rangat, Mr.

Port Blair

To honour the selfless devotion and sacrifices of the veterans of the Armed Forces and to mark the Armed Force Veteran’s Day, Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) will organise a Multispecialty Health camp, on Jan 14 from 8 am to 1 pm.

Port Blair

The Annual General Body Meeting of the Clerical Cadre Branch of  Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association was held here on Saturday under the Chairmanship of Smt. Suma Nair, Vice President of Branch.

Port Blair

The written examination for recruitment to the Post of Inspector of Cooperative Societies in the Department was held on Sunday at 16 examination centres. Altogether 5733 candidates applied for the recruitment examination out of which 3962 candidates appeared.

Port Blair

The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has extended his greetings to the islanders on the occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal.

Port Blair

The Andaman Sangeet Academy (ASA), Dairy Farm organised a “Swachhta Abhiyan” and “Picnic” to commemorate the National Youth Day to mark the 156th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on Saturday Nariel Bagichha, Burmanallah.

Port Blair

Chartered flight tickets on Chennai-Port Blair- Chennai & Kolkata - Port Blair-Kolkata Sector for the Islanders  @ Rs 4000/-  (one way) & for Non-Islanders @ Rs. 6500/- (one way)  are available  on following dates.
Chennai – Port Blair-Chennai

The tall figure that he was mesmerized every soul with his presence . Sardar Beant Singh was a great reformer. He laid the foundation of education in these isles. He was humble and kind at heart but a strict disciplinarian too. He believed in the philosophy that life is a call to share it in the world’s making. My association with him was from 29th June 2005 to 10th January 2018. In these years when we were together, I only saw him taking the best out of me. We were generations apart, but we existed as friends.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

What should be the primary agenda of the year 2019 which is the last year of the second decade of the 21st century?.The outgoing year was marked by the farmers distress, job losses and the talk about widespread insecurity among both farmers and workers in terms of their livelihood. Forget talking about improving the lot, the immediate issue in 2018 was the constant battle of the common masses to maintain their existing level of financial viability.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has levelled a sensational charge against the main opposition party, the Congress. She has told BJP workers that “The Congress leaders are playing dirty politics by seeking help from Pakistan to remove PM Modi’s Government”, according to a media report. If this is true then it is her duty to bring to book those conspiring with Pakistan for what amounts to high treason and have them put up for trial by a court. She has done nothing of the kind and is not going to either.