South Andaman Police arrests three for snatching

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PORT BLAIR, JULY 14: On 11/07/2017 a case vide crime no. 65/17 U/s 392/34 IPC was registered at PS Chatham on the complaint of  Nana Sundri (46)yrs W /o Late. A. Samuel R/o Prem Nagar, behind Kanya Asram regarding snatching of her gold chain from her neck weighing 24 gms on 11/07/2017 by the pillion rider Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Domestic workers need a law to safeguard their rights

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The problem of domestic workers being ill treated is not a new one. The recent case of a minor girl in Noida being accused of stealing; and the counter allegations of her ill-treatment are the latest in a long list of incidents involving domestic workers and questions of the rights of such workers. According to Read More

Shipping Ministry appointed committee suggests ways to upgrade port hospitals under PPP

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Says it is feasible to open medical colleges at port hospitals  NEW DELHI, JULY 14: The Ministry of Shipping had constituted a committee to study how the existing healthcare infrastructure at major ports can be upgraded under PPP mode  to provide world class health services,  along with affordable medical and paramedical education. Presenting  its report Read More

No GST on Annual subscription/fees charged for hostel accommodation

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NEW DELHI, JULY 13: There are some reports that GST@18% will be levied on annual subscription/fees charged for lodging in hostels. This is not true. There is no change in tax liability relating to education and related services in the GST era, except reduction in tax rate on certain items of education. It may be Read More

Major fire accident averted at Carnic petrol bunk

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PHOENIX CORRESPONDENT CAR NICOBAR, JULY 13: Timely action by the manager of the petrol bunk here today averted what could have been a disastrous fire accident. Hundreds of two wheelers had lined up at the petrol bunk here when a motorbike suddenly caught fire and was completely engulfed in fire within no time. According to Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Amarnath yatris victims of terror politics

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The dastardly attack on unarmed, innocent Amarnath Yatra pilgrims ostensibly by Pakistan’s Lashkar-e-Taiba, which snuffed out the lives of at least seven of them and injured 19 in Batingu, near Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir, exposes the barbarism of the terrorists. The last time Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were attacked was 15 years ago. The same Read More