Dilleswar Rao: A ‘Divyang’ champion discriminated against by Sports Dept, Chief Secy rekindles hope

7 months ago TPP Comments Off on Dilleswar Rao: A ‘Divyang’ champion discriminated against by Sports Dept, Chief Secy rekindles hope
  PORT BLAIR, MAY 9: The Sports Department of the A&N Administration very promptly and rightly felicitates and lavishes  the able bodied sports persons who win medals at national and international level with cash awards and jobs. But  not so with Divyangs (disabled persons). Dilleswar Rao, afflicted by 40 % polio on his left leg, is Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Not their business

7 months ago TPP Comments Off on The Editor’s Desk: Not their business
The stricture issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education to schools, especially those affiliated by it, not to sell text books and other items of use required for their school going children, seems to have not gone down well with the school managements. As a matter of fact, for many such schools, selling books Read More

Huge haul of illicit country liquor by Nicobar police, 7 arrested

7 months ago TPP Comments Off on Huge haul of illicit country liquor by Nicobar police, 7 arrested
CAR NICOBAR, MAY 9: In the largest ever seizure of illicit alcohol in Nicobar District, on 08.05.2017, a team of Police personnel of PS Campbell Bay recovered 150 liters of illicit liquor from the possession of accused persons namely Ramnath Roy (46) R/o Old Machi Basti, Campbell Bay. Acting on a tip off, police team Read More

VIEW POINT: The ‘Buddha’ Elephant

7 months ago TPP Comments Off on VIEW POINT: The ‘Buddha’ Elephant
  What is the significance of this weather-beaten elephant statue that stands desolate, though majestic, in the rugged hill of Dhauli (Dhaulagiri) some 11 kms. off Bhubaneswar, capital of Odisha? This is indeed significant in many ways; culturally, it is believed to be the earliest sculpture of Odisha and even India! Historically, it signifies the spot Read More

LG exhorts traders & stakeholders to move towards GST- a new, advanced and simplified tax system

7 months ago TPP Comments Off on LG exhorts traders & stakeholders to move towards GST- a new, advanced and simplified tax system
PORT BLAIR, MAY 8: A Goods & Services Tax (GST) outreach programme was held at DBRAIT auditorium today to create awareness among all sections of the society in general and the taxpayers in particular, about the Goods & Services Tax (GST) to be rolled out from July 1, 2017. Organised by the Central Excise and Read More

More frequent raids planned to punish errant Food Business Operators

7 months ago TPP Comments Off on More frequent raids planned to punish errant Food Business Operators
PORT BLAIR, MAY 8: As part of the stringent action against the defaulters (selling, storage and distribution of contraband tobacco products), with the assistance of Police Department, the Food Safety Department has seized and imposed penalties under various section of Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 against the illegal operators, of which 25 were compounded Read More