Date wise Archive

Port Blair

The Union Government has sanctioned three new Naval Air Squadrons to be setup in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

Despite concerted efforts by the UT administration to promote organic farming system of food production in the islands, majority of farmers are yet to adopt organic farming. Factors such shrinking agriculture land and consumption of agriculture land for commercial and tourism use are set to be the sticking points.

Report by: 
ASHIM

Appalling condition of a Bus Stand in Bakultala constructed by Bakultala Panchayat bears testimony to the indifference of government agencies towards proper upkeep of public facilities.

Report by: 
Lt General Bhopinder Singh (Retd)

The psychology of sovereign power fuels the quest for developing the “big-bigger-biggest” phenomenon in weapons among the most powerful militaries in the world.

Port Blair

Gyan Kendra, Port Blair has once again produced topper in JEE Main 2019 January and also many toppers produced in the JEE main 2019 from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Gyan Kendra learners. Mr. Shubhanshu Prasad secured 1st rank in Island.

Port Blair

Andaman Nicobar Command (ANC) organised an Officers Cross Country Championship on Saturday.

Port Blair

The Pradhan, Mohammed Safiqm, PRI members and villagers of Gram Panchayat Mithakhari were elated as a long pending demand for CC Road at Ograbraj was fulfilled as the inauguration of the work namely construction of CC Road from ATR to Kunju Mohd.

Port Blair

The seven day training on "Scientific Dairy farming and value addition in milk" organized by National Cooperative Union of India, Cooperative Education Field Project (Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Department of Cooperation), A & N Island unit conclu

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The Andaman and Nicobar Police Raising Day is being celebrated from Jan 16 followed by Police week celebrations w.e.f. 16-23/01/2019 in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair

The Andaman and Nicobar Police has informed motorists that use of tinted glass/sunshade net or other materials on four wheelers windscreen are strictly prohibited as per the Supreme Court Order mentioned at Rule 100 (2) of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Jan 19 to 23. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days.

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C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre (CPREEC), Chennai in collaboration with WIPRO – Earthian has taken up a Sustainability Education Programme in South India.

Port Blair

Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair organized National Youth Day & Week from 12th to 19th January, 2019, to commemorated the birth day  of  Swami Vivekananda, during a week long programme on each day observed as  National Youth Day, Cultural  Day, Participation Day, Soc

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The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast rain or thundershower  at many places over Andaman & Nicobar islands in the next four days.

Port Blair

The first JEE (Main) Examination was conducted by NTA between 8th and 12th January, 2019 in two shifts per day across 258 cities in the country and abroad. A total number of 9, 29,198 candidates were registered for Paper –I (B.E. /B. Tech.) in this examination.

Port Blair

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development, led by its Chairman, Mr Shri Pinaki Misra arrived here on a three day visit to the islands on Saturday. The members of the Committee include Mr Srinivas Kesineni Nani, Mr K Parasuraman, Dr.

Port Blair

The Parliamentary Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, consisting of Dr. Swami Sakshiji Maharaj, Mr Dinesh Kashyap, Mr K Bharathimohan and Mr Bhola Singh arrived here on a three day visit to the islands.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

The BJP and especially Prime Minister Narendra Modi boasts of performing a master stroke by announcing 10 per cent extra reservation for economically weaker sections without tinkering with the quotas of the SCs, STs and OBCs.
Though Modi and the BJP leaders feel the party has managed to win the confidence of upper caste people, the fact remains that this is a double-edged weapon that Modi plans to utilize against Congress during the Lok Sabha elections.

The message that leaders of almost all non-BJP parties gave from Kolkata Maidan on Saturday evening was crystal clear: to save democracy, constitution and the secular character of our polity, the first thing that is necessary is to oust the RSS-BJP combine from power. All other issues are secondary. Who will become the next Prime Minister from the opposition is irrelevant. What is relevant is to end the diarchy of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. From the speeches made by different party leaders with their own viewpoints, three common points emerged.