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Honda launches compact SUV, W-RV

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The car was launched in Port Blair even before a few cities on the mainland Port Blair, 25 March: The Honda dealership here, Prince Honda, launched their new compact SUV the Honda W-RV today at their Dollygunj showroom. The W-RV will be competing with the Ford Eco-Sport and Maruti Vitara Brezza as it has been priced in the Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Technology of errors

4 days ago TPP 0
Technology is advancing as at this very moment while you are reading this article, it is one of those few things that never stops changing. We just about manage to get a hang of our new i-phone and within a month there is a new, better model out in the market. According to researchers, it Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Heavy price of development

5 days ago TPP 0
There was a time when Port Blair city was considered to be one of the  most lush green and  beautiful cities in the coiuntry. People visiting the islands felt transported to some different heavenly time zone. Unfortunately, rampant measures taken in the name of modernization and development have begun to play havoc with the beauty Read More

27th National Excellence Award

7 days ago TPP 0
ASHOK KUMAR SRIVASTAV NEW DELHI, MAR 19:  In the jam packed auditorium of Chinmay Mission at Lodhi Road here  it was really an intellectual feast to  witness  the 27th National Excellence Award’s investiture ceremony organized by  the TP Jhunjhunwala Foundation. On behalf of this charitable foundation the  function was organized by the octogenarian well known Read More

The Editor’s Desk: How well are parents coping with examinations?

1 week ago TPP Comments Off on The Editor’s Desk: How well are parents coping with examinations?
If you want to get a measure of the mania that surrounds school exam stress consider this: a mental health organisation has set up extra counselling services for parents of HSC students.   Help is at hand, not only for the kids who are cutting themselves or starving themselves or crying themselves to sleep every Read More

Relevance of Tsunami Studies

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The Andaman and Nicobar Island area along with neighboring Indonesia, Thailand and a number of south Asian countries have tremendously suffered due to 26 December earthquake (of magnitude around 9.3) and associated tsunami. The event could be described as most unprecedented natural hydraulic disasters. The Nicobar Island has suffered maximum as compared to the Andaman Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Will the magic number 26 be good enough?

2 weeks ago TPP Comments Off on The Editor’s Desk: Will the magic number 26 be good enough?
Women working in the organised sector have reason to be happy over the  increase in the term of paid maternity leave from the existing 12 weeks to a high 26 weeks under a law passed by Parliament on Thursday. That the revised maternity benefit will be a boon for 1.8 million women and will apply to all Read More

Earthquake Strikes Andaman And Nicobar Islands

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An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago today.  There has been no report of loss of life or property. According to the National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the earthquake, whose epicentre was in the Nicobar islands region, occurred at 8:21 am at a Read More