Date wise Archive

Digital literacy for rural poor *Learning materials for competitive exams *CICs to don new role
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ROOPA LALL

The Andaman and Nicobar Administration is all set to implement Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) to rural households of these islands digitally literate under the flagship scheme launched by Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi in October last year.

Port Blair

The Karate Icon of these islands, Anusheel Chakraborty, son of Advocate Anup Chakraborty and Advocate Sheela Chakraborty, International Karate Champion (Gold Medal Winner in World Cup, South Africa 2010), recipient of Lt.

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EOI BUREAU

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has advised all affiliated schools to follow a document developed by NCERT named “Learning Outcomes at Elementary Stage”.

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SUSAMA

Preparations are in full swing to observe the 75th Martyrdom Anniversary of 44 martyrs of the Independence league (IIL), Andaman Branch, who were shot dead and buried by the Japanese forces on January 30th, 1944 on charges of espionage at Humfreygunj. To commemorate the sacrifice of these martyrs, Balidan Vedi, the State Martyrs Memorial was erected.

Port Blair

Fire fighters of Diglipur rescued a huge King Cobra from Keralapuram area in North Andaman on Monday. At around 10 am, students and staff of Keralapuram noticed the venomous reptile and raised an alarm.

Port Blair

A pre–application conference was held on Monday at Megapode Resort, which was attended by potential investors.

Port Blair

The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) and Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC), Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC and Smt Reena Lanba, President Naval Wives Welfare Association (NWWA) will arrive tomorrow on a three day visit to these islands.

Port Blair

The Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Port Blair has initiated an annual event, which is now in its 8th year, titled ‘Andaman Marathon’ with the objective to put the Andaman Islands in the global tourism map to promote and create awareness for a healthy life

Port Blair

The Government of India, Ministry of Women & Child Development has launched a scheme Women helpline-181 and "SAKHI" One Stop Centre to extend services to victim women affected by violence.

Port Blair

ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-CIARI), Port Blair organized Annual Sports-2019 at its premises from Dec 12 to Jan 18. Dr. A. Kundu, Director, ICAR-CIARI declared the sports meet open as the chief guest.

Port Blair

The Hindi Sahitya Kala Parishad here will organize a Kavi Sammelan on the eve of Republic Day on Jan 25 from 6 pm in the premises of Hindi Bhawan. Well known poets of these islands will recite their poems.

Port Blair

Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Krishi Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 1730 hrs to 1800 hrs .

Port Blair

Elaborate traffic arrangements have been made for the rehearsal of the Republic Day celebrations on 24th January 2019 (Full Dress Rehearsal) and for the main function on 26th January 2019.

Port Blair

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

Port Blair

The Bangla Joint Action Committee (BJAC) will celebrate the birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose at Tiranga Park tomorrow.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Jan 23 to 27, 2019. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, A & N Islands has accorded approval for release of Cash Awards for 41 Islands Sportspersons, who won medals in the National and International Championships during the year 2016–2017.

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L.S. Herdenia

Chief Minister Kamal Nath has ordered a high level enquiry into the sordid affairs of Makhan Lal Chaturvedi National Journalism University. The enquiry committee is headed by M. Gopal Reddy, additional chief secretary, and has Bhupendra Gupta, public relations. officer on special duty in the office of the chief minister, and Sandeep Dixit, former MP from New Delhi, as members.

As the general elections get nearer by the day, the outgoing government is desperate to convince the electorate that it has done more for their vikas or development than any previous government since independence. Statistics are being bandied about freely, whatever their credibility. Parameters of employment generation, per capita income, etc., are being arbitrarily changed, making comparisons with the past impossible.