SSWB to organise various progs to mark Intl Women’s

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PORT BLAIR, MAR 4: The State Social Welfare Board, Andaman & Nicobar Islands is going to organize “International Women’s Day” on 08.03.2017. On this occasion various programme for women empowerment, awareness camp health camp and screening movie “PINK” to be conducted on the same day the SSWB with the help of DSHS, IDA, JNRM Students Read More

10 fishermen rescued by Indian Coast Guard near Katchal

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PORT BLAIR, MAR 4:MFV Periya Nayagi with 10 crew which was operating near Katchall in Southern Group of Islands, developed a technical snag on 03 Mar 17 and was in distress. At about 1815 hrs, Indian Coast Guard Operations Centre, Port Blair received information from the owner of fishing boat for assistance. On receipt of information, Indian Coast Read More

Pyinma declared Isles State flower

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PORT BLAIR, MAR 4:With the recommendation of State Board for Wildlife for the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands flower of Pyinma tree (Lagerstroemia hypoleuca) has been declared as state flower of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Pyinm,  a medium to large sized tree found in the moist deciduous forests of our Islands with the lilac coloured flowers Read More

Smart Ration Cards no proof of residence: Clarifies department

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PORT BLAIR, MAR 4: The Department of Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs has implemented the End-to-End Computerization of Public Distribution System in the South Andaman District (Excluding Little Andaman) w.e.f. 1st October, 2016 with a view to streamlining the distribution of PDS commodities. With the implementation of ePOS, ration card related services are extended through Common Service Centers (CSCs) where service Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Cell Phones in Schools

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School children sometimes have to call their parents but the school won’t let them. Schools have become much more strict about the phones even when its an emergency sometimes. So that’s why it would be a great thing if schools would let us have cell phones in school. Cell phones have been an issue in Read More

SA Police cracks down against illegal sale of IMFL

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PORT BLAIR, MAR 4: A police team headed by Insp. Arun Kr. Singh, SHO, P. S. Aberdeen carried out raid at Prem Nagar, Round Basti and Shadipur area and recovered a total of 43 IMFL bottles of 750 ml, on 26th Feb following receipt of credible information.  Three cases were booked under Excise Regulation against three persons namely (1) Read More