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Read the pulse of A & N Islands VOL-02

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ISSUE NO-163 REG NO: ANDENG/2011/38184

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LG, others pay rich tribute to Indira Gandhi See page 4/-

Mob threatens media persons


Car dives into Drain at School Line; No Injuries

Phokadera VLW to take over the charges of Panchayat Secretary of Mayabunder

E Arun Port Blair, Nov 19: A Maruti 800 fell into a pit near INS Utarakosh, Lamba Line. The mishap occurred today around 1.30 pm. Luckily, the driver escaped from any injury. According to reports, public came immediately to rescue the driver after the incident and pulled the driver out of the car, and later the car was taken out to the road with help of local people and the Police toeing truck. According to the eyewitness the car, AN 01 C 2409, was going towards Bathubasti (ATR route) and suddenly the driver lost control and failed to negotiate with the road. However, it is not

still clear whether the driver had suffered any attack or he was driving under the influence of liquor. When Andaman Sheekha reporters reached the spot a group of people,

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Mayabunder, Nov 19: Acting on the demands of PRI members of Mayabunder and reports published by Andaman Sheekha the Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman has ordered the Village Level Worker (VLW) of Phokadera Panchayat to take the charges of Panchayat Secretary of Mayabunder Panchayat. Though nobody was ready to comment on the record but sources told who were salvaging the car, Andaman Sheekha that the asked Andaman Sheekha reporters to stay away and not to click photographs. “We will break your Camera, if you click any See page 9/-

LG directs educational tours for children

LG, First Lady interacts with cultural troupe at Raj Niwas Port Blair, Nov 19: The Lt. Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM and the First Lady of the Islands, Smt Bhawanee Singh today invited the participants of the cultural troupe from the Islands, which held the audience spellbound through their mesmerizing performances during the Andaman and Nicobar Day celebration at Pragati Maidan, Lal Chowk, New Delhi on 15th November 2012, at a get-together evening of songs and dances heritage & glorious history of function held at Raj Niwas in by performers from the Is- the Islands and classical and the afternoon. A vibrant lands depicting the rich cultural See page 4//-

Panchayat Secretary will soon be sent to other Islands, for whom the functioning of Mayabunder Panchayat hampered for a long time. “I met the DC today and highlighted the problem infront of him. I have not received the order till now but yes VLW of Phokadera will take over the charges of PS of Mayabunder Panchayat,” Mr. C H Raja Rao, the Pradhan of Mayabunder Panchayat told Andaman Sheekha today.

ANC comes to the rescue of adrift Police Personnel

Port Blair, Nov 19: At about 0800 hrs on 14 Nov 12, information was received at HQ ANC that a Police Fast Interceptor Boat (FIB) while towing an apprehended dinghy from Ponda to Katchall had encountered heavy weather.   With  the  tow  broken down between the two boats, the boats were adrift

and in need of immediate assistance.   Indian Naval Landing Craft Utility L 33 was immediately dispatched from Nancowry for rescuing the adrift Police FIB. The ship sailed, rolling and pitching in the heavy seas and was able to locate the Police FIB and the foreign See page 7/-

Gala-cultural evening at ITF ground on 21st November Port Blair, Nov 19: A galacultural evening comprising songs and dances by mesmerizing performers from the A&N Islands, who had enthralled the audience with their performances on the occasion of Andaman and Nicobar Day celebration at Pragati Maidan, Lal Chowk Theatre, New Delhi on 15th November 2012, as part of

the India International Trade Fair (IITF)-2012, will again be presented for the benefit of the school and college students and the people of the Islands at the ITF ground at 5.30 pm on November 21, 2012. An 81 members cultural contingent from the Islands after successfully porSee page 4//-



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GOVT RELAXED NORMS FOR  NEW  MEDICAL  COLLEGES Port Blair, Nov 19: The Medical Council of India(MCI) has relaxed the norms for setting up Medical colleges in both rural and urban areas. Interacting with the Media persons at Regional Medical Research Centre of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) at Port Blair on Sunday, S K Rao, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family welfare informed that the norms were relaxed for setting up new medical colleges in the remotest corners of the country like Andamans.   He  informed that seventy percent of Medical colleges in India are situated only in the states of Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat, where as most of the other parts of the country, particularly  North  Eastern states and Andaman and Nicobar Islands do not have even a single Medical college.  To  facilitate  the opening of more Medical Colleges in such areas, the Medical council relaxed the land requirement of 24 acres

ITF events: Payment terms revised Port Blair, Nov 19: In consideration of the demand of prospective bidders, the Directorate of Tourism has revised payment terms to the suc-

cessful event managers for arranging, stage events for the Island Tourism Festival, 2013. The details have been hosted in the administration

website under tender. The Directorate feels that the revised terms will encourage more competitive tender participation.

by reducing it in to 20 acres, that too in two pieces, he added.  Accordingly,  the  proposed college may have the hospital and college premises in two different locations, but within the distance of 10 kms. Besides, the council increased the seats considerably, to enable the college to accommodate more students in different courses.             He further  said that the council has laid down the condition that only the Government and Charitable institutions can apply for the permission to open Medical colleges, in order to discourage the unscrupulous persons with business motive. The applications seeking permission for Medical colleges will be received by the council during the month of August, followed by the inspection of premises in DecemberJanuary every year. Initially the council issues the permission in March-April, but the recognition will be granted only after having satisfied with the performance of the college for the next five years consecutively.   ”Though  the Colleges can be opened with See page 3/-

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Apprehension Of Myanmar Poaching Boat National Integration in a well Coordinated Multi-Agency Operation Day Observed

Port Blair, Nov 19: In a classic Multi-Agency Coordinated Anti–Poaching Operation, which lasted for 03 days the Security Forces successfully apprehended one Myanmarese poaching boat on 16 Nov 12 from creek area off Makachud village of the Little Nicobar Island. A well coordinated efforts by various agencies viz Coast Guard, Police, DSS vessel MV Strait Island and the Local Administration, in providing all the required support towards Anti-Poaching operation that lead to successful apprehension of the boat. The suspicious boat was initially sighted by the Coast Guard Dornier on surveillance of Southern Group of Islands (SGI) at 1050 hrs on 15 Nov 12, 08 nautical miles west of Little Nicobar Island with 10 to 12 crew on board and heading towards the northerly direction. On receipt of the information, the Coast Guard District Headquarters No.10 (NI), alerted the Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police, Nicobar district for launching Anti-Poaching operation for apprehending the boat along with crew. The Police team was immediately pressed into action and Assistant Commissioner, Campbell Bay provided DSS vessel MV Strait Island positioned

at Campbell Bay for the operation. However, the DSS vessel could not venture into sea on 15 Nov 12 due to inclement weather. On 16 Nov 12 MV Strait Island was sailed with Police team embarked and Coast Guard Dornier was re-launched from Campbell Bay for Sea-Air coordinated operation. The CG Dornier re-located the unmanned boat beached in the creeks off Little Nicobar and vectored MV Strait Island to the position of the suspicious boat. Since, the boat was beached in the shallow waters, Police team was disembarked from the DSS vessel off Makachud village in a boat. A local dinghy was promptly arranged for the operation and the police team successfully apprehended the suspicious boat.A combing operation of nearby forest area was launched in search of absconding poachers on the basis of foot print and food articles dropped by the poachers till midnight of 16 Nov 12. However, operation was temporarily adjourned view inclement weather and heavy rains and same will be resumed on improvement of the weather. Thereafter, apprehended boat was safely brought to Campbell Bay on 17 Nov 12 for further actions.


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300 bedded hospital initially, the get the permission from the difficult areas. In the difficult and inpatient capacity has to be increased by 100 beds every year to make it a 700 bedded hospital by the end of five years” , said S K Rao.           Regarding  the  delay  in opening the Medical college at Port Blair, he said the prescribed norms for the teaching faculty, Laboratories and other infrastructure have to be fulfilled to

council even if the proposed college acquired the required land.  He also assured that the government would extend all the possible support to open the Medical colleges in the difficult regions like Andamans.            He also  revealed that  the Union Ministry of Health has already classified the rural areas as hilly, difficult and most

most difficult areas, the private sector is allowed to set up medical colleges by using the existing the Government hospitals in those areas. However, these colleges can be established only through public-private partnership.Dr P Vijayachari, Director of Regional Medical Research Centre was also present during the interaction. (PIB)

Port Blair, Nov19: National Integration Day was observed at Gandhi Bhavan today. Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma President, PCC, senior leaders, supporters and staff paid floral tribute to the Portrait of Smti Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India on her birthday today at Gandhi Bhavan. The President also administered pledge for National Integration to the gatherings. Later, Mr. Sharma, along with Smti Manimala

Halder of Rabindra Bangla Vidyalaya, Dr Abhijit Roy, Professors Dr Swapan Biswas, Dr Ratan Mazumder, Dr Jyotirmoy and other dignitaries received Swamy Modhu Moharaj, a senior monk of Alam Bazar Moth, Kolkata who arrived here for 6 days tour.Alam Bazar Moth is the place where Swami Vivekananda had stayed after his historical tour to Chicago.  Swami  Modhu Moharaj will stay at Ram Krishna Mission, Port Blair during his stay at Port Blair.

NGO Association organises Two-Wheeler Rally

Mechanized Farming begins in Middle Andaman Port Blair, Nov 19: In Generally Common people known the Mechanized farming means utilization of Tractors and power tillers but actually only using of these few instruments does not mean only mechanized farming! In Mechanized farming varieties of new instrument, tool and mechanical approaches are used in agricultural field. But the people of rural areas alike North & Middle Andaman is not fully aware about that part. Therefore, the Agriculture Department at Nimbudera Agricultaral farm has brought some new machines to utilize in agricultural field for the awakening of the people of these area. In Nimbudera Agricultural firm a new Paddy Harvesting machine has been introduced for Cutting Paddy in mecha-

nized ways which save time and money. Besides, this Paddy Transplantation Machine has already been introduced in the firm. When it was asked to the In-charge of the Firm that whether the machine is only for the utilization of this Firm, he informed that the machine is brought here for the firm. He further said, recently 1-2 demonstration has been done to aware the common cultivators. If any peasant wants to have these machines the Agriculture Department is ready to help all those interested Farmers. He said that if any Unemployed would have it he will able find his earning. The Agriculture Department Expressed that if any Panchayat want to make any Demonstration of these

machines they will must make demonstration so that people could know and learn about the feature of the Machines. Obviously , these machines are very time effective and economical as well as it saves the time. Hope it will create a new inspiration among the farmers.

Port Blair, Nov 19: The NonGazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has organized a TwoWheeler Rally at Port Blair town today (17.11.2012) as part of the nation-wide campaign by the Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers, New Delhi on the 15-Point Charter of Demands submitted to the Govt. of India. The twowheeler rally which began from Crusade House premises, Phoenix Bay at 4 p.m. today (17.11.2012) made a round of the important areas of Port Blair town and culminated near Tiranga Park, Aberdeen Bazaar. Addressing the gathering at the concluding point, Mr. D.Ayyappan, General Secretary said that the Association will be organizing a series of programmes in A & N Islands in support of the All In-

dia Strike by Central Govt. Employees slated for 12th December, 2012. He said that the central government is bent upon to snatch away whatever benefits enjoyed by government employees and cited the introduction of the New Pension Scheme from 01.01.2004 after stopping the statutory defined benefit pension. Mr. T.S.Sreekumar, Assistant General Secretary and Mr. Anand Raj, Secretary, Secretariat Sub-Committee of the Association also spoke on the occasion. The 15-point charter of demands include (i) Revision of pay of Central Government Employees from 01.01.2011 by setting up of 7th Central Pay Commission, (ii) merge DA with pay, (iii) scrap New Pension Scheme and restore statutory defined benefit pension scheme to all government employees (iv) lift ban on creation of posts and recruitment, etc.


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Do You Get That Sticky Feeling? If you were to look up the word ‘shenpa’ in a Tibetan dictionary, you’d find it means ‘attachment’. But Pema Chodron, learning from one of her own teachers, Dzigar Kongtrul -who said t hat at t achment doesn't really touch the magnitude of what shenpa is and the effect that it has on us -- gives us a definition that it’s more like ‘being hooked’. A term she uses to describe this clinging nature of shenpa is “that sticky feeling... the itch, the urge to scratch.” So, ‘urge’ is another word. The urge to smoke that cigarette, reach for food, have one more drink, or indulge whatever one’s addiction is. There are also habitual patterns we slip into – negative judgements, self-pity, criticism, closing down emotionally, or judging oneself harshly and even mean thoughts. A slight, almost imperceptible, warning ‘tightening’ tells you something -that’s shenpa. Shenpa thrives on the underlying insecurity of living in an unpredictable world. We experience this insecurity as unease or restlessness. Wanting some kind of relief from this, we turn to what we enjoy, what comforts us. Perhaps it’s food, alcohol, drugs, sex, work or shopping. In moderation, these are delightful; we can appreciate their taste, their presence in our life. But when we empower any of them with the idea that this will bring us comfort, that it will remove our unease, then, we get hooked. And st ay hooked. Despite knowing that one’s habits or patterns may cause us and others harm, some people never pull out of it. Why? It’s because they elevate that act to the level of comfort-provider or solutionbringer. Paradoxically, at the same time, they most often are angry at the hold this has on

them; and from time to time try to ‘get rid’ of this stickiness. Being hooked this way is a repetitive cycle that seems hard to break away from. The good news is that this is something we can work on. The fact is, we do sense we are back in the cycle. There are flickering signs of recognition, as you get the urge to do the habitual thing, to strengthen the habituation. As Pema says: It's just, that "Oh" feeling and you feel yourself tightening. If you catch it at that “Oh” level, it's very workable. However, “... it's more common that you are already well into the scratching by the time you notice it.” As we become increasingly aware, we slowly can replace the urge with a different kind of urge, the urge to move away from that place, and that bad feeling. What I found most helpful for myself in this teaching is the shift from trying to get rid of things in ourselves we don’t like. For those who have tried again and again to break a habit, perhaps this new way is worth trying. Buddhist teachings say it's really not about trying to cast something out; to get unhooked, we need to begin by pausing, recognising and acknowledging that moment of unease, then learn to relax into the full experience of that moment, however uncomfortable. If there's the willingness to see clearly and experience, then our innate clear-seeing prajna or wisdom begins to click. Then comes a ‘how’ process; we are encouraged to respond in terms of four R’s suggested: Recognise the shenpa for what it is; Relax into the underlying urge to scratch; Refrain consciously from scratching, and then each time make a Resolve to work to continue to interrupt our habitual patterns like this whenever it shows up.


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The best way to predict the future is to create it

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LG, others pay rich tribute to Indira Gandhi

Port Blair, Nov 19: National Integration Day was observed today throughout the A&N Islands by organising befitting programmes. To mark the occasion, a function was held at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Auditorium this morning. The Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM garlanded the portrait of former Prime Minister of India, Late Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary and paid floral tributes followed by the Chief Secretary, Mr. Anand Prakash, public representatives, senior officers of the Administration, staff and officers of vari-

ous Govt. departments and members of the public. A pledge to work with dedication to preserve and strengthen the freedom and integrity of the nation and never to resort to violence and continue to endeavour towards settlement of all differences and disputes relating to religion, language, region or other political or economic grievances by peaceful and constitutional means was also administered by the Lt Governor to all those present in the auditorium. Patriotic songs were sung by teachers of the Education department on the occasion.

Gala-cultural...... traying the composite cultural of the Islands during the Andaman and Nicobar Day celebration in the National capital will again delight the audiences with their performances in the town. The contingent comprises of student artistes, team from A&N Police and artistes of Dance Nritya Academy. The attractions of the gala cultural fest on 21st November

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at ITF ground will be dance based on communal harmony, classical dance, patriotic song, dance based on the beauty of the Islands, western dance, horror show, dance based on National integrity and group song based on the Islands. All are requested to witness and enjoy the programme as it was a grand success and appreciated by one and all at New Delhi.

LG, First Lady...... modern songs and dances drew huge appreciation from the gathering in the National capital during the celebration. The Lt. Governor praised the participants for presenting an impressive cultural programme in front of a large gathering in the National capital which was highly appreciated by the people. He further stated that by presenting an exciting cultural programme in the National capital, the children have given a fair idea about the Islands’ rich cultural heritage and history and also about the communal harmony prevalent in

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the Islands. He directed the Education department to chalk out programme to depute children of the islands to mainland for educational tours so that our children can interact with their counterpart in mainland. He further directed that from next year onwards efforts should be made to give opportunity to children living in N&M Andaman District and Nicobar District also to participate in the Andaman and Nicobar Day celebration in the National capital. The Chief Secretary, participants of the cultural event and other senior officers of the Administration were present on the occasion.

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Awareness Programme on National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme organised Port Blair, Nov 19: As part of the on going, “Global Iodine Deficiency  Disorder Prevention Day” The Directorate of Health services has organized a Awareness Programme on ”National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme” at Community Hall Meetha Khari, Community Hall Tushnabad and Balwadi Centre Ranchi Tikrey, School Line On 14/11/ 2012, 16.11.2012 and 19.11.2012 respectively at 10.30 am to create awareness among genera] public about the importance of consumption of Iodine in day to day life. The Participants were including Villagers, PRI members, Anganwadi workers, ASHAs , Manila Mandal and medical staffs attended

the programme. On the occasion, IEC Officials from the State Health Education Bureau, Directorate  of Health Services delivered talks and highlights on importance ofConsumption of Iodized salt to prevent and control the Iodine deficiency disorders. Besides, Iodine deficiency disorders control, talks on Health <& Nutrition, Child health care, Breast cancer, Importance of Breast feeding, Personal hygiene and environmental sanitation also been given by the Health Team. The participants were given handbills on Iodine Deficiency Disorders. A documentary film on Alcoholism ( Nayaa

Jeevan) in Hindi, ill effects of tobacco consumption and Personal Hygiene and Sanitation also screened by the health  team  to  create awareness about the ill effects of Alcoholism and tobacco. In the programme at Ranchi Tikrey School Line, Smti Sumari Devi , President of Mahila Mandal ,Ranchi Colony School Line took keen interest fororganizing the programme. In her address she appealed the gathering to come forward and give wide publicity among the community on the importance ofconsumption of Iodine in day to day life and the ill effects of consumption of tobacco  and  tobacco products.

Cooperatives & Entrepreneurship Day observed Port Blair, Nov 19: The penultimate day of 59th AH India Cooperative Week 2012 was  observed as ’Cooperatives & Entrepreneurship Day’. In  this  connection,  a seminar was organised by theAndaman  &  Nicobar State Cooperative Union in the premises of Panchayat Hall, Brind  avan,  South Andaman on 19th  November 2012 at 10 AM - which was graced by Mohammed Shafique, Pramukh, Panchayat Samiti, Ferrargunj, South Andaman. Ms. V. K. Mariyam Bibi, Member and Ex-Adhyaksha, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman was present in  the seminar as Special Guest. Welcoming the gathering, Mr. Ram Lall, General Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar State  Cooperative Union highlighted  on  the programmes organised in connection with the 59th All  India Coop. Week-2012 during the last 5 (five) days in different places of South Andaman.  He  further said that cooperative move-

ment, though in slow pace, has gained momentum in these Islands gradually. Cooperative societies in different sectors like consumers, fisheries etc. are doing commendable jobs in these Islands. S i n c e cooperative movement  is  a movement of mass, every person should come forward to make this movement a grand success.In his brief speech the Chief Guest Mohammed Shafique, Pramukh, Panchayat Samiti, Ferrargunj, South Andaman applauded  the  efforts made by the Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Union under the leadership of its Chairman Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma. He said that through the celebrations of Cooperative Week every year, the A&N State  Cooperative Union is creating good awareness among the rural people. PRIs are also interlinked with the cooperative societies, insofar as rural developmental works are related, he added.

ANC comes....... dinghy in low visibility. With great effort in the rough weather, the ship was able to recover the policemen from the dinghy to onboard their ship and thereafter took the Police FIB under tow. The towing operation was undertaken with care and at slow speeds to ensure that the tow did not part in the rough seas. The Police FIB was safely brought to Katchall harbour and handed

over to another FIB.Having rescued the Police personnel, the Captain of the ship took a decision to return and recover the foreign dinghy to hand it over to the Police, despite the ship being subjected to adverse conditions due to the flat bottom design. With great difficulty, the small dinghy was located in rain and low visibility and finally it was towed to the mouth of Katchall harbour.

Mr. S. Suresh Babu, Principal, Rajiv Gandhi Coop. Training College run and managed  by  the A&N State Cooperative Union in his speech informed the assemblage that during the last 4-5 years, the world saw a great fall in international economy, but it could not make  any  influence  in cooperative sector, particularly, in our country. There lies the power of cooperation, Mr. Suresh Babu opined. Ms. V. K. Mariyam Bibi, Member and exAdhyaksha, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, addressing the gathering said that the A&N State Cooperative Union led  by its ChairmanMr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has already done a good job by opening Tailoring Centres in rural areas to improve the socio-economic condition of the rural people, especially, the women folk. The programme ended with the vote of thanks proposed by Mr. O. Abdul Aziz, Director, A&N  State Cooperative Union. From Page 1/-

  The  efforts  of  the ship and her crew to rescue the Police comrades in such harsh and trying conditions has been in the best traditions of the close cooperation between ANC and our valiant Police force. Cooperative efforts of this nature follows closer understanding and training amongst various government bodies and augurs well for the future.


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Today’s Horoscope Aries A new romantic relationship could be on the horizon for you now at this time. Leave plenty of time for getting acquainted.

Taurus You’ve been so busy lately that the idea of romance may not even be on your mind. It’s possible this is about to change.

Gemini If you’re already in a committed relationship, you may find that things are entering a deeper, more satisfying level. Be open to this.

Cancer You may find it hard to open up now, especially when your feelings or ego may be on the line. The reward, however, goes to the person willing to take the risk.

Leo Any relationship you find yourself in at this time could prove to be short-lived. It’s up to whether you want to get out now or simply enjoy the ride.

Virgo Bringing people together has always been your forte, but at the moment you can’t help but make things work out for everyone in the long run.

Libra You’re going to be seeing an upswing in your personal luck now. No matter what endeavors you undertake, you will succeed.

Scorpio You’d do well to diversify any investments you have. This is not a good time to have all your eggs in one basket.

Sagittarius Don’t be afraid to take a chance on something a little radical right now. If it doesn’t work out, what’s the worst that can happen?

Capricorn Before making any life-changing decisions, you should at least allow yourself the chance to get a second opinion.

Aquarius New friends and associates can be very helpful in helping you establish a new business model. Don’t be afraid to ask for advice and counsel.

Pisces Not everything is exactly as it seems. You’d do well to remember that before making any long term plans at this time. Take things slow and careful.


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Two Days Orientation Programme for Academic Counsellors held Port Blair, Nov 19: A two days Orientation Programme for Academic Counsellors was held at IGNOU Regional Centre Port Blair on 17th & 18th November 2012. The program was jointly organised by IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair and Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education (STRIDE), New Delhi. The Orientation programme was inaugurated by chief guest for the occasion Mr. Rupesh Kumar Thakur IAS, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman by lighting of lamp. The guest of honour was , Dr. Iqbal Ahmed, Principal JNRM. In the inaugural session The Regional Director I/c Dr. Kasturi S. Pesala welcomed the gathering and the Resource persons from STRIDE, New Delhi. The Academic Counsellors from Port Blair, Hut Bay, and Car Nicobar Study Centres of IGNOU attended the orientation in which detailed Account about IGNOU and Status of Higher Education in the country was presented by Dr. Manjula Saxena, Deputy Director RSD and Prof. P. K. Biswas, STRIDE, New Delhi. The orientation programme was aimed at


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Lost Islander Identity card bearing name PASCAL KUJUR S/o EStanis Kujur R/o Burmachad lost at Diglipur bazar . finder pl call 9932493418.

Lost Family Identity card issued in the name of SOMRU RAM R/o Madhupur .FPS no 232 at CCS, Diglipur lost at Diglipur Bazar. Finder please call: 9932493418.

Lost Family identity card issued in the name of ANTONY EKKA R/o Burmachad being no 2007026123 lost at Diglipur Bazar. Finder please call: 9932493418. strengthening the Student Support Services in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and to improve the skills of lecturers associated with IGNOU in the Region. During the programme, study centres activities were discussed and counsellors were taught how to conduct counselling sessions and evaluate Assignments. They were also made aware about Examination system and functioning of the Study centres at different parts of the isles. The importance of Study Material provided by IGNOU and how to make effective use by the students was explained during the orientation. The functioning and activities of Study Centre,

Port Blair were highlighted by, Dr. Iqbal Ahmed, Principal JNRM and Dr. J S Manhas, Coordinator, IGNOU Study Centre, Port Blair. During the two day progr amme the counsellors were taught how to strengthen the Student Support Services and how to guide the students for self study. Feedbacks and suggestions were taken from the Academic Counsellors to provide more effective functioning at grassroots levels of the isles in the near future. On the day of valediction, Certificates were distributed for the participating counsellors. The programme concluded with vote of thanks by Mr. Sanjiv Kumar Hira, Section Officer of IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair.

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Car dives into... single picture. We have broken cameras of other reporters too in past,” said an angry person, who was busy in bringing out the car. However, when Andaman Sheekha reporters asked the reason behind the accident he mentioned, “The

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car driver suffered blackout and lost control over the vehicle.” Sadly, a group of people were threatening Andaman Sheekha reporter infront of Police Jawans, who preferred to remain as mute spectators.


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