Bhasker elected VP of All India Chess Federation

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PORT BLAIR, JUNE 27: G. Bhasker from Andaman Nicobar Chess Association has been elected as one of the Vice Presidents of All India Chess Federation for the term 2017-2020  in the Annual General meeting of AICF held on 25th June, 2017 at Chennai.  On his arrival at Port Blair from Chennai, Bhasker was received at the Read More

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind organizes Eid Milan at B/Flat

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  BAMBOOFLAT, JUNE 27: “Jamaat–e-Islami Hind(JIH) Andaman Zone organized an Eid Milan Programme on Monday at RUAC function hall at Bambooflat, which was attended by a large number of non-Muslim brothers alongwith the members of Jamaate-e-Islami Hind. Women also actively took part in this programme. The programme started with the recitation of Holy Quran by Br. Shafique Read More

Ministry approves construction of 609 houses in A&N Islands

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PORT BLAIR, JUNE 25: The Ministry of Housing,Urban and Poverty Alleviation has approved the  construction 609 houses in Urban area of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with an investment of Rs. 54.00 Crs. and Central Assistance of Rs.09.00 Crs. According to a press release from MP office here, there are two components, one each for “Affordable Housing in Partnership” and Read More

VIEW POINT: The Masjid atop the mountain

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A Masjid built some 360 years ago is attracting the faithfuls like a magnet. Situated on a hill top called Hajo in the Garudachal range in Kamrup District, it is 32 k.m. west of Guwahati,  Assam’s capital city. It is renowned as Poa Mecca, meaning Quarter of Mecca. It is believed that a visit to this Read More

Congress Eid greetings

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PORT BLAIR, JUNE 25: The PCC PresidenT,  Kuldeep Rai Sharma and all leaders of Congress party have extended their greetings and good wishes to all the islanders  and, in particular, to Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of Eid-Ul- Fitr,  The spirit of give up and service to mankind is the essence of the celebration. We must gain motivation from Read More

The Editor’s Desk: Cop’s lynching in J&K must be punished

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The lynching of a young police officer by a mob outside a mosque in Srinagar after he opened fire on a group of people in self-defence after they caught him clicking pictures reflects the intolerance that characterizes the scene in the Jammu and Kashmir capital today. The incident reportedly occurred while separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Read More