VIEW POINT: World Consumer Rights Day- International consumer movement

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World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD), is on 15th March it is  an annual occasion for celebration and solidarity within the international consumer movement. It marks the date in 1962 President John F Kennedy first outlined the definition of consumer rights. WCRD is an opportunity to promote the basic rights of all consumers, for demanding that Read More

Dialysis scarcity at GB Pant scares patients

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RAZIA BEGUM PORT BLAIR, MAR 12: The Dialysis Unit of GB Pant hospital has come under the scanner as patients undergoing dialysis are being given appointments for their treatment beyond midnight. This is happening because of the rush that the department is experiencing. There are seven dialysis machines in the hospital, with 10 technicians, that Read More

Smart ration cards at Rangat

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PORT BLAIR, MAR 12: The smart ration cards under ePDS projects in respect of Rangat Tehsil have been handed over to the respective Fair Price Shop owners. The smart card beneficiaries have been asked to collect their smart cards from their respective FPSs at the earliest. For any queries or grievances, they may contact the supply unit at Read More

Goenka foundation donated 5 dustbins

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Amit Kumar Goenka, Chairman, Goenka Foundation donated 5 dustbins (140 ltrs) each for Bambooflat jetty area on Sunday  to maintain cleanliness in the surroundings. Pradhan Shore Point and some panchayat members attended the function held at Goenka’s Bambooflat showroom. Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Let Holi be holy!

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For those of you curious about Holi – the festival of colours, across vast swaths of the country, there will be people staying indoors this morning. Those are the poor souls who want a quiet life and clean clothes. Everyone else will be out on the streets, smearing each other with bright paint and spraying Read More

Abandoned ambulance at GB Pant

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Picture shows abandoned ambulances  parked at GB Pant Hospital’s  parking lot occupying the space which otherwise  can be utilized by the vehicles carrying  patients. The warning issued by the police department  recently asking the owners of abandoned  vehicles at public places to remove them seems to have fallen on deaf ears of the GBPH authorities. Read More