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EDITORIAL – Discrimination a teething societal problem

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The erstwhile proposal for reservation in the private sector has once again revived the debate of whether reservation is a good idea at all. There can be no disagreement with the fact that caste-based discrimination is prevalent in India. The fact such a situation inter- caste marriages are still seen as worthy of comment, the Read More

VIEWPOINT-Amitabh in Andamans

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This is not about Amitabh Bachchan who exasperatedly desired ‘to be let alone at this age and time of his life’ after getting dragged into Panama & Paradise; shady deals, not shooting locations. The path Lord Amitabh, the Buddha, took to Andamans is interesting. It was the Burmese who brought the Buddha to Andamans. During Read More

Pios D’silva remembered

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PORT BLAIR, NOV 17: The 11th Death Anniversary of  Comrade R. Pious D’silva, former President of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association and CITU, A & N State Committee was observed on 16.11.2016. A remembrance meeting was held at Crusade House, which was presided over  by P.Satyapal, President of the Association. B.Chandrachoodan, General Secretary, CITU, A & Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Is privatization of education practicable !

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Over the years, owing to the dipping quality of education in government-run schools in India, there has been a demand for private intervention. As a matter of fact, the very idea of privatizing education is not a new one. It has been there in the minds of the authorities for quite some time. What is Read More

Modi’s Swatchhata Mission taken for a ride

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Islands’  lone MP takes lead to clean IP&T Dept. loo  PORT BLAIR, NOV 16 : Prime Minister’s pet programme of Swatchhata Mission has been literally  thrown into a ‘dustbin’ by the Information & Publicity Department of the Administration, on the occasion of National Press day today. To his utter dismay, Modi’s own BJP MP from the Islands  found the Read More

MP bats for local journos, wants their demands conceded soon

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ASHEEM PODDAR   PORT BLAIR, NOV 16 : The Member of Parliament from Andaman & Nicobar Islands Bishnu Pada Ray today unequivocally supported the demands of the local press and flayed the UT administration for turning its blind eye to the cause of the scribes in the islands. “There are some genuine demands of the press, Read More