Phoenix Impact: Forest officials swoop down on sand mafia in Hutbay, seize 25 sand bags

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HARASIT RAY PORT BLAIR, JAN 12:  Persistent reporting by The Phoenix Post about the rampant illegal sand extraction by the mafia at R.K. Pur and V.K. Pur villages of Hutbay, in Little Andaman has finally made an impact.  The Forest Department officers have taken due note of the illegal activity. In an operation conducted by the officials on Read More

First ever Tuffman Ultramarathon held in Andamans

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PORT BLAIR, FEB 12: A&N Island witnessed the first ever ultra marathon conducted by Tuffman  in association with Chakraborty hospitals. It started at 2 am for 80 km and at 5 am for 20, 30 and 50 km runners. Runners were around 50 in number from different parts of India and some NRIs. There were also about 10 locals,  including Mr Girish Read More

Letter to the Editor: Divergent view

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Sir, On  a recent trip to Port Blair I found a copy of your illuminating newspaper ‘The Phoenix Post’, in which was an article about the renaming of islands that were named after British VIPs, the reason given was that they were cruel. I suggest should Ashok Kumar Srivastav remove his blinkers and further his Read More

VIEWPOINT: Lingaraja Temple – Abode of the Lord of Three Worlds

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* S. Balakrishnan Bhuvan! How can we forget this character (meaning the World / Earth) played by Aamir Khan in the 2001 sports-drama Hindi movie Lagaan? And, so, Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, is also named after the Lord (Eswar) of the World (Bhuvan); but He is actually Tribhubaneswar, Lord of the Three Worlds Read More

Education Secy exhorts teachers to improve quality of education

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PORT BLAIR, FEB 12: The Annual General Body meeting of the South Andaman Teachers’ Branch of Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association was held on 10.02.2018 at the Auditorium of Tagore Govt. College of Education, Port Blair. Arava Gopi Krishna, Secretary (Education and Sports) graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Addressing a gathering of large number of teachers and Read More

Floating Dockyard FDN-2 positioned at Semiramis Bay, arouses curiosity of onlookers

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RAZIA BEGUM PORT BLAIR, JAN 23: India’s first indigenously built floating dockyard –FDN 2 which arrived here on January 20 has been positioned at Semiramis Bay, near Panighat, off  Port Blair. The massive FDN is attracting attention of the people, especially passengers on board boats plying between Phoenix Bay jetty and Chunna Bhatta who can see it Read More