Date wise Archive

Kolkata

Calcutta High Court has "very strongly requested" the committee for designation of senior advocates not to recommend any new name till disposal of a petition challenging its provisions.

Kolkata

In order to clear heavy rush of passengers on the eve of Republic Day, South Eastern Railway has decided to run 1  pair of AC Special Train between Shalimar-Puri-Santragachi leaving Shalimar on January 25 and leaving Puri on January 26.

Kolkata

ER RPF has done commendable performance by rescuing old woman, recovering of narcotics, returning of left behind belongings and  mobile phones to the passengers recently.
Rescue of old woman

Kolkata

For smooth running of passenger and  freight traffic on Bandel – Barddhaman section, following re-arrangement in train running has been made for 2 days on January 19 and  January 20.

Kolkata

For maintaining safety in connection with the anticipated huge movement of people close to the circular railway track to attend a rally on January 19 Eastern Railway has planned the following re-arrangement of Circular Railway train movement from 8.00 am to 9 pm on th

Kolkata

Due to Non-Interlocking (NI) work at Champa station of Bilaspur Division of South East Central (SEC) Railway, the following trains will be Cancelled/Regulated on the following dates
Cancellation of trains

Kolkata

At 3.45 pm on January 15 a young man was found moving aimlessly at North side platform area of Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro station.

Kolkata

Harindra Rao, general manager, Eastern Railway inspected the Carriage and Wagon Workshop of Eastern Railway at Liluah on Friday.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

Amid instances of engine failure on Airbus A320neo fitted with P&W 1100 series engines, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has banned M/s Interglobe Aviation Ltd. (Indigo) and M/s Go Air from flying Airbus A320neo to Port Blair.

Report by: 
SUSMA ROY

The new terminal building of INS Kohassa at Shibpur, Diglipur is ready for operation. With the inauguration of the new terminal building, the operational capability of Andaman and Nicobar Command’s (ANC) will witnessed a huge surge.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

A major fire mishap was averted on Friday at the lone referral hospital of these islands, GB Pant Hospital. As per reports, short-circuit in the electrical fittings at the Blood Bank of the hospital was noticed by patients at around 9.40 am today, after which an alarm was raised to the Fire Services.

Report by: 
SUSMA ROY

Developed as one of the modern tsunami shelter adjacent to the city, respite from power pangs remains far from ensured for residents and others of Sippighat Tsunami Shelter. Residents of the area have been forced to bear with unannounced power outages, which often last for hours.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

The Civil Service Board, UT of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, has re-allocated works among IAS/DANICS posted in the administration.

Port Blair

Community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit (CFNEU), Port Blair organised an Orientation Training Course on “Health and Nutrition” for Anganwadi workers at Stewart Gunj, ICDS Project Ferrargunj recently.

Port Blair

As part of Coast Guard Day celebrations 2019, Coast Guard conducted an Inter-School Quiz competition for the school students of class VIII to XII  at Coast Guard Wives Welfare Association (CGWWA) Welfare Centre, Haddo, Port Blair on 18 Jan 19 with the theme of “Q-Rios

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council has observed many advertisements on the walls of municipal area, private properties and gardens. As per procedure, advertisements can be displayed on walls only if the civic body grants permission and after payment of certain charges.

Port Blair

The three day traditional annual Matua Mohautsab was celebrated from Jan 15 to 17 at Shree Shree  Hari Mandir, Sipighat, near water sports complex, Port Blair.

Port Blair

In a first, the Matua community of these islands came out with “MATUA SMARANIKA” a small book (Written in Bengali and English), edited by Mr Sudhir Biswas, ex-Up-Adhyaks and Mr Binoy Krishna Sarkar (retd. Head Master) of Shahid Dweep.

Port Blair

Vadodara Local  Centre of The Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI), will organize national level seminar on “Issues & Challenges in Technical Education”  at Vadodara, Gujarat under the aegis of IEI from March 23-24, 2019.

Port Blair

The Sunday Classes for Master Degree, Bachelor Degree, PG Diploma, Diploma and Certificate Programmes for January, 2019 academic session will be starting from 20th January, 2019.

Port Blair

Upon persisting demand of Para Veterinary staff of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services Department for revision/up-gradation of pay scales/Grade Pay, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, MP along with Mr Ram Pyare Yadav, President and Mr G.

Port Blair

Kala Kendra, a society for promotion of Art and Culture, Andaman & Nicobar Islands is organizing - “A musical Evening” on 19th January 2019 at 5:45 pm at Andaman Club, Port Blair in collaboration with – “Sitesh Live Orchestra Group” which shall present varieties o

Port Blair

The 131st Janmomahotsav celebration of Sri Sri Thakur Ankul Chandra and 10th Anniversary of holy arrival of Parmapuja Pada  Acharjadev Sri Sri Dada will be held on Jan 20 at Satsang Vihar, Lamba Line, Port Blair.  “All devotees of Satsang are cordially invited to atte

Port Blair

The RGT Public Vidyalaya organized its 10th Annual School Athletic meet 2018-19 at its school ground on Friday.

Port Blair

As per the initiative of the National Disaster Management Authority, New Delhi, Mock Drills and Disaster Management Exhibition organized by the Directorate of Disaster Management (DDM) on Friday at Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Garacharma and Govt.

Port Blair

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development will be arriving here on a three day visit to the Islands tomorrow.

Port Blair

The Parliamentary Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution will be on a three day visit to the Islands from Jan.19. The Committee during their stay in the Islands will visit FCI Storage/ Warehousing, Fair Price Shops and Consumer Fora in the city.

Author: 
Dr. S. Ganesan

When we purchase a car, we see the basic models as well as higher end models. The add-on features attract us over basic models. A similar experience in higher education  happens, when we select a master degree programme. The highly preferred PG is Master of Arts (MA). Among MA, there are number of varieties and specializations. Normally, the MA programme has four theory papers in first year and another set of four papers in second year of study. However, few MA have 8 +8=16 papers too.

Author: 
B. Sivaraman

It is almost a month since tragedy struck the Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya when 15 miners got trapped in a rat-hole mine that got flooded from a nearby river. The rescue workers — from the state and the national disaster management authorities from the Navy, Army and even the Air Force as well as experts from CIL and Odisha — are still working day and night. The entire nation — and even the international community — hope desperately for a miracle and wish them luck.

The Supreme Court has struck down a thirteen year old ban on bar dancing which was stopped by the Maharashtra Government. It has set certain conditions regarding the period during which bar dancing can be held. The Maharashtra Government is trying to nullify the apex court order by issuing an ordinance to ban bar dancing again, on the plea of enforcing social morality. It is a part of the moral policing being done by the BJP-ruled States in many spheres of public life – from what a citizen should eat and wear to what he should see and read.