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Inclusion of Names for Islanders’ Identity Card; Public demands more time and counter on Saturday Sarthak Kanjilal Sheekha News Service

Port Blair, Nov 30: As the last day for inclusion of name in Islanders’ Identity Card is approaching fast people are making bee line infront of Tehsilder office. Unbelievably long queue is obviously leaving public deeply harassed. When visited the Tehsil Office, dozens and dozens of people with documents were seen standing in longs queue for including the names of their children, wife in the Islanders’ Identity Card list. Though, there were two separate counters one for ladies and another for gents but those were clearly insufficient for public.

People alleged that as only 6 days are left to submit the application form everyone is in great rush and it’s a kind of harassment to stand in such a long queue. Worst hit are government servants who doesn’t get much time for

such works. “We government servants are unable to come and stand in long queues and therefore the administration should consider opening the counter on Saturdays too,” requested some government (See page 8)

Coming Soon: Shed over Phoenix Bay Jetty Sarthak Kanjilal Sheekha News Service

Port Blair, Nov 30: Good news for the Tourists as well as the people of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the Phoenix Bay Jetty, Port Blair will soon get covered with a Shed, to protect passengers scorching sun and rain. Talking to Andaman Sheekha, the Chief Port Administrator, Port Management Board, Dr R D Tripathi recently said that the work is already under process and the Andaman Lakshadweep Harbor Works will work on the project. “We are expecting to

complete the work of Covered Walkway from the Baggage Scanning area of the CISF to the Passenger Hall by March 2017,” said Dr Tripathi.

Construction of a shed was a long pending demand, general public, especially tourists were facing huge problems during rainy season at Phoenix Bay Jetty.

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District Admninstration initiates drive against selling banned tobacco products Port Blair, Nov 30: The District Administration has taken strong action against the illegal sale of banned tobacco products. A surprise inspection was carried out in Port Blair area by the Revenue team and found that numbers of gumties/shops were known to be selling the banned tobacco

products.Approximate 18 nos. of gumties at Gandhi Statue, Prem Nagar Junction, in front of state library and near Head Post Office were evicted. These gumties had encroached on Govt. Land and were suspected to be selling the banned tobacco products. This drive will continue over (See page 2)


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Opening of bank accounts First Ever Smart Class for all workers in A&N Islands of Diglipur Region inaugurated Port Blair, Nov 30: The Government of India in a historical move to fight corruption, black money, money laundering, financing of terrorists as well as counterfeit notes, vide Gazette Notification dated 08.11.2016 has cancelled the legal tender character of the old high denomination bank notes of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 issued by RBI. Subsequently, the Government of India has also taken several measures to fully protect the interests of honest and hard-working citizens of India and mitigate the hardships faced by the citizens. However it has been

observed that some contractors are paying in advance wages to the workers in dominations of Rupees Five Hundred and One Thousand of cancelled currency. In this regard the contractors and Employers of Shops & Commercial Establishments, Factories, Hotels, Restaurants and other businesses are advised to open bank accounts of their employees/workers immediately and remit salary into their bank accounts, the employers are also advised to refrained from

paying salary/wages to workers in cancelled currency of old Rs.500 and Rs.1000 denomination. The workers are advised to report any such incidence immediately to nearest Police Station or Labour Department Phone No. 231338. The Labour deptt in association with State Bank of India shall be holding special bank account opening camps for workers across the islands. A special camp at Bhatubasti shall be held on 2nd Dec 2016 from 6 pm to 8 pm, the workers and employers of the Bhatubasti market are requested to avail this facility.

Diglipur, Nov 30: The first ever Smart Class was inaugurated today in Diglipur Sub Division at Govt Model Senior Secondary School, Sitanagar Diglipur . The inauguration was done by Pradhan Sitanagar Gram Panchayat Ms. Bulbul Mistry. Under the CSR grant The Smart Class materials including White Interactive board, Overhead projector, Computer and accesaries including complete e-learning kits are installed by the assistance of ANIIDCO Speaking on this occasion she said that the objective is to increase the mobility of students toward

educational progress and to deal with the challenges around the state and the country in the advance phenomena. Smart class will provide students with the facility for easy assimilation and an enriching experience of the promulgated curriculum. it would not help the school but also the students in particular.” “It’s a blessing for the student which would lift them up the education in the students in the area with these types of education which is so unique in its own way” She added. (See page 8)

Talk by NAVCC in AIR Port Blair, Nov 30: All India Radio Port Blair will broadcast a talk by Naval Component Commander, Commodore Girish Kumar Garg on

the topic ‘Navy Day’. This will be broadcast on 02.12.16 at 0725hrs. This programme will be available on 438.6 mtrs i.e. 684Khz.

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the coming week. In addition to these, the Food Safety Officer has seized and detained 218 tins of tobacco from M/s Poonam Enterprises, Gurudwara Line, Aberdeen under sub section (1) of section 41 of Food Safety and Standards act 2006 and the shop has been directed to be closed.All those involved

in illegal sale of banned tobacco products are warned to refrain from indulging in such illegal activities, else strongest action as per relevant acts will be taken against them. Public is advised to remain vigil and pass credible information to District Control Room at 1070.


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TUG MT ANDAMAN INAUGURATED AND PUT INTO OPERATIONS

Port Blair, Nov 30:Shri Anindo Majumdar, Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration and Chairman, Port Management Board has inaugurated a newly acquired Tug MT Andaman at a simple

function held at Phoenix Bay Jetty Stage-3 today at 1000 AM. Shri Sanjeev Khirwar, Commissionercum- Secretary (Shipping), A & N Administration, Dr R D Tripathi, Chief Port Ad-

ministrator, PMB, Comdt R K Vishwakarma, Har bour Master, PMB, Lt Cdr Mohan K umar B, A sst Harbour Master, PMB, Shri Vikram Dhigle, Vice Presi(See page 5)

TRAINING ON “LOW COST NUTRIENT RICH RECIPES FOR PREGNANT AND LACTATING WOMEN” BY KVK CONCLUDED Port Blair, Nov 30: ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (CIARI), Nimbudera organised a three days training programme on “Low Cost Nutrient Rich Recipes for Pregnant and Lactating Women” for Extension Functionaries of N and M Andaman at Gram Panchayat Hall, Basantipur from 28/11/ 2016 to 30/11/2016. The training was inaugurated by Smt. K. Nachiamma, Pramukh, (See page 5)

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MESSAGE The World AIDS Day designated on 01st December every year since 1988, is dedicated to raising awareness of the endemic caused by the spread of HIV Infection, and for mourning those who have died of the disease. Governments and health officials, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world observe the day, focussing on education on AIDS prevention and control. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a dreaded disease having no cure yet. The theme for the AIDS Day – 2016 is “HANDS UP FOR #HIV PREVENTION”. In the lead-up to World AIDS Day 2016, the hands up for #HIV prevention campaign, will explore different aspects of HIV prevention and how they relate to specific groups of people, such as adolescent girls and young women, key populations and people living with HIV. On this occasion, I call upon all stakeholders to support the efforts of A&N AIDS Control Society to make these serene and beautiful Islands free of HIV infection. Sd/Prof. Jagdish Mukhi Lieutenant Governor Andaman and Nicobar Islands


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Nagrota terror attack: Army chief visits camp, combing operations on JAMMU: Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Wednesday visited the Nagrota-based 16 Corps headquarters and was briefed about Tuesday's terror attack in which seven officers and jawans were killed. This even as combing operation to flush out any remaining militant in the area continued. Three militants were killed by security forces personnel and combing operation to sanitise the area was nearing end. Gen Suhag arrived in Nagrota in the afternoon and was briefed by the top commanders on the terror attack at an Army artillery unit. He was also briefed about the combing operations. He reviewed the security aspect post terror attack

and paid tributes to those killed in the strike. "Combing operation resumed this morning at the camp. The area has to be cleared... Operation is on to see whether there is presence of any other militant in the area. We cannot take chances," a senior army officer said. 'Blinds' (unexploded shells) were destroyed at the site of the terror attack by a bomb disposal team during the combing operation. Jammu was rocked by two terror attacks on Tuesday in which seven Army personnel, including two Majorrank officers, were killed and eight other securitymen, including a BSF DIG, were injured, before six heavily-armed terrorists were eliminated in the separate fierce encounters. In one incident, a

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dent, SCI, Shri Mesh Ram, Regional Vice President, SCI, Shri Veeriah, Deputy Director, DSS and Shr i TN Krishnamoorthy, DCE, ALHW, officers and employees of PMB were present on the ocassion. This tug has been built at M/S TEBMA Ship-

TRAINING ON... Mayabunder, N & M Andaman in presence of Pradhan, Basantipur, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK, N & M Andaman and others. In her inaugural speech Pramukh expressed that training imparted to extension workers functioning at grass root level will help them to acquire new skills/knowledge. She also highlighted that knowledge gained about nutritious foods will directly benefit to the at risk group of pregnant & lactating women from developing malnutrition. Smt. Sebestia Lakra, Pradhan, Basantipur, while addressing the gathering appreciated all the efforts of KVK, N & M Andaman for organizing programmes for the benefit of farmers and farmwomen and also for their constant guidance to local farmers on adoption of new technologies for better development of farming. Speaking on the occa-

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7.3 per cent in the three months through September from a provisional 7.1 per cent expansion in the previous quarter, government data showed on Wednesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast 7.5 percent growth during JulySeptember quarter.

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dian Registrar of Shipping (IRS) and is installed with FIFI as told by Lt. Cdr. Mohan Kumar B, Assistant Harbour Master, Port Management Board. He further briefed that the vessel is a sea going and shall be able to cater the tug needs of vessels plying in the A & N Islands. (From page 3)

sion, Dr. B.L Kasinath highlighted the need for achieving nutritional security which is indispensable for the overall development of the nation. Dr. Pooja Kapoor, SMS (Home Science) briefed about the objectives of the training and discussed about the significance of creating awareness about low cost locally available nutrient dense food in combating malnutrition among pregnant and lactating women. D r . A Kundu, Principal Scientist & Head, Animal Science Division, CIARI, Port Blair discussed in detail about nutritional significance of milk, milk products, eggs, chicken etc in our diet. Dr. Shailesh Kumar, SMS (Fisheries) discussed about significance of omega 3 fatty acid/fish in promoting overall health. Dr. B.L Kasinath, Sr. Scientist and Head, KVK N and M Andaman enlightened the

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group of heavily-armed terrorists in police uniform stormed an army unit in Nagrota, about three kms from the Corps headquarters on the outskirts of Jammu city. Seven Army personnel, including two officers, were NEW DELHI: India's ecokilled in this attack before three nomic growth accelerated to terrorists were killed in an armed stand-off which also involved a hostage-like situation with 12 soldiers, two ladies and two children being held captive. All were rescued. Three terrorists were gunned down by BSF in Ramgarh area of Samba near the International Border after an encounter that lasted several hours and was followed by intense cross-border firing by Pakistani troops. Four security personnel, including BSF DIG, were injured in this incident. (From page 3)

yard Ltd. This is a highly manoeuvrable tug fitted with Steerable Rudder Propulsion (SRP) for efficiently performing harbour and towing operations. The tug is capable of delivering 35 tons of Bollard Pull and achieves a speed of 12 knots. The vessel is classed with In-

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participants about the importance of understanding Food Nutrition Label of ready to eat foods and beverages which will help them in buying healthy food. He also spoke about importance of vegetable in the diet. The training also included demonstration of various low cost nutritious recipes prepared from the locally available produce/ ingredientsThe training was co-ordinated by Dr. Pooja Kapoor ,SMS(Home Science) under the guidance and supervision of Dr. B. L. Kasinath, Sr.Scientist and Head,KVK,N & M Andaman and Dr. S. Dam Roy, Director, CIARI, Port Blair. A total of 29 extension functionaries participated in the training programme . Earlier, Shri D. Basantia, SMS (Fisheries) welcomed the Chief Guest, dignitaries and the participants and Shri. B. L. Meena (Agronomy) proposed the vote of thanks.

NE W DEL HI: C ongr ess president Sonia Gandhi, reportedly suffering from viral fever, was on Tuesday admitted in a Delhi hospital. But the party’s functioning in Parliament is unlikely to be particularly handicapped by her absence in the middle of a surcharged session. Vicepresident Rahul Gandhi has been managing the daily affairs of the Congress Parliamentary Party during the winter session so far and Sonia Gandhi has kept off Parliament barring on the opening day on November 16.Not that she was unwell since the beginning of the session. She had presided over Indira Gandhi’s birth centenary celebration on November 19 and travelled to Allahabad on November 21 to flag off a mobile exhibition. Party leader s feel her skipping Par liament, hence, was a way of facilitating Rahul Gandhi — de facto decision maker in most organisational matters — to take charge of the party’s parliamentary wing too. Since this has come immediately after the No-

vember 7 CWC meeting, which appealed to Rahul to take over the leadership, party sources interpret it as yet another step towards fasttracking the leadership transition. Party sources said during this session (except when he was travelling or preoccupied), Rahul has been carrying out the duties his mother had been doing in the past sessions as party chief and CPP chairperson. He presides over strategy meetings of the party’s floor leaders and CPP functionaries every morning and meets Congress MPs individually and in groups to hear them out. Gandhi also joined the combined meetings of Opposition leaders convened by RS Opposition leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to discuss ‘united action’ against the government besides joining the Opposition dharnas. Compared to his past record, Gandhi also spends more time in House this session. When contacted, Congr es s whip KC Venugopal told ET: “In this session, Rahulji has been almos t daily p r es iding over our strategy meetings and meeting C ongr ess MPs, before finalising the collective Congress strategy in both the Houses.”


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Wing tips of two taxiing planes collide at Mumbai Airport

In yet another aviation close shave, the wing tips of two taxiing aircraft collided with each other at Mumbai airport on Wednesday morning. The wing tip collision happened when a Kuwait Airways wide body aircraft's wing hit the wing tip of an IndiGo aircraft. A passenger saw this happen and in turn alerted the IndiGo crew. The IndiGo Airbus A320 (VT-IFP)'s sharklet curved portion at the tip of aircraft wing -- was damaged due to the impact and the plane had to be grounded. Confirming the incident, an IndiGo spokesperson said: "At about 5.45am on Wednesday morning while the aircraft of this international airline was taxing toward the parking stand, at the same time an IndiGo flight (6E 207) was taxing to depart to

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Jaipur from taxiway 'N' and 'W' respectively.... under the air traffic control (ATC) instruction. IndiGo pilot was advised to follow the international operator arrival." "Approximately at 5.45am, the pilot of this international airline was advised by the ATC to move ahead to make way for IndiGo aircraft. As per (rules), while an aircraft is on taxiway N, Taxiway W4 must not be permitted to use as standard wingtip clearance is not met .... Hence, due to the taxiing process, the Airbus 320 aircraft of IndiGo came in contact with Airbus A330 aircraft of the international operator," the low cost airline said."As the wing tip of the two aircraft came in contact, an IndiGo passenger observed this and immediately alerted the crew, who informed the pilots about this. The highly experienced pilot-in-command operating 6E 207 immediately decided to take the precautionary measure and returned the aircraft to the parking bay. The flight crew en-

sured to keep all passengers informed about the situation and assured to maintain calm on board. All passengers were safely accommodated to the other aircraft." The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is probing this incident and IndiGo said it is 'supporting' this probe. A passenger on board the IndiGo flight said: "IndiGo handled the incident very well and there was no panic despite the same. The flight wing got dented while moving towards runway. Once a passenger saw this and reported to the airline staff, the plane went back to the terminal and everyone was sent in another aircraft arranged for by IndiGo." The Mumbai Airport is also probing the incident. "Luckily no one was injured. We will devise procedures to avoid a similar situation arising again," said an airport source.

hardships. Yadav said it was unprecedented that there was no obituary reference for the seven army personnel including two senior officers killed in terrorist attack at Nagrot a ar mybase near Jammu yesterday. As he also raised death of "nearly 90 persons" in post-demonetisation hardships, Jaitley retorted that he should fir st disc uss demonetisation within his party and find "if it is agreeable" with the ban on 500 and 1000 rupee notes or not.

Chief Minister Nit ish K umar support ing demonetisation. " We ar e not against demonetisation. We are against the restrict ions t hat have been placed (on withdrawals from own acc ounts), " Yadav shot back. The JD(U) leader then went on to ask if Prime Minister Narendra Modi was with him or not. " Is your Pr ime Minister with you? Is he ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on listening t o you," he Wednesday asked the United asked. Nations to play a role for

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered status quo on land acquired for the construction of the SutlejYamuna Link canal's stretch in Punjab and appointed the Union home secretary, Punjab's chief secretary and the director general of police as receivers.A bench of Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Justice Amitava Roy, however, made it clear that the receivers are only for the purposes of submitting a report on the ground situation. The court order came on a plea by the Haryana government that sought status quo ante in the wake of Punjab Sharad Yadav, Arun decision to exchange barbs in Rajya Sabha government's denotify the acquired land and armymen since sur gical His remark was restoring it to original strikes and deaths of 82 per- appar ent r eference t o owners.The Supreme Court sons in post-demonetisation JD(U) c hief and Bihar had given its verdict on a Presi-

NE W D EL HI: Lead er of Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley and JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today ex changed sharp barbs in the House over the demonetisation issue.The exchange happened when members of the Congress, TMC, BSP and SP were creating a ruckus over their demand that the House mourn the killing of 25

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dential reference on November 10 to hold as unconstitutional the Punjab Termination of Agreements Act, 2004, passed by the state assembly. Following this, the Punjab government had denotified nearly 5,000 acres of land acquired for the canal. On November 16, The Punjab assembly directed the state government, its Council of Ministers and government officers and officials not to hand over land to any agency for the canal's construction. The assembly resolved that the Punjab government should levy a cost on Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi for the water supplied to non-riparian states over the past many years.

Pakistan asks UN to play role in resolving Kashmir issue

peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue, saying it is the responsibility of the world body to implement its resolution, despite India deploying over one million troops in the Valley.For eign office sp okesp er s on Na fees Zakaria said that "despite Pakistan's concern, the presence of over one million troops in Kashmir which is the highest concentration of troops in the world is a hurdle in implementation of the United Nations resolution". He said that the UN should "play its role" for peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue as it is the "respon-

sibility" of the world body to implement its resolution. "Indian troops are killing innocent people and violating basic human rights in Kashmir since past four months," he told Radio Pakistan's Current Affairs Channel. He asked India to immediately stop "bloodshed" in Kashmir, underlining that Pakistan believes in peaceful resolution of ever y outstanding issue with India. `Zakaria said that Pakistan would participate in Heart of Asia Conference being held in India this week because it was related to Afghanistan. He said that peace in Afghanistan was vital for regional stability. He said Pakistan firmly believes in peace and stability in Afghanistan. The spokesperson also condemned India's "ill int entions" to sabot age Indus Water Treaty.


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French boost to jet engine plan, Kaveri project being revived NEW DELHI: India’s quest to develop its own fighter jet engine got a leg up after a $2-million consultancy agreement was finalised with leading French defence manufacturer Safran to help revive the Kaveri project. The project stalled in 2014 after the Kaveri gas turbine engine developed for combat planes and unmanned aircraft was unable to provide the required power thrust — a fact French experts expect to correct after study. Initial assessments by the French company show that 25-30% more work is needed for the Kaveri engine to be combatworthy. A detailed joint development plan will be drawn up that could use offset credits — the obligation is 50% of contract cost, which translates to over 3 billion euros — coming from the Rafale fighter jet deal.As reported by ET in July, France has

offered a 1-billion euro investment to revive the project. Several rounds of discussions have already taken place since January between Safran, which has developed the M88 engines for Rafale, and Indian developers. Apart from the initial consultancy fees, India may not need to spend on development as the French side has proposed to make the Kaveri flight-worthy within 18 months for integration into the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft by 2020. The Indian Air Force is

committed to buying at least 80 of the LCA Mk 1A fighters that will meet higher technical requirements than the version inducted this year. The aircraft is currently powered by American GE 404 engines that faced a procurement delay after the nuclear tests in 1998, causing a setback to the Tejas programme. A joint working group on jet engine technology has also been formed with the US under the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI).

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Widespread protests across Andhra Pradesh over demonetisation VIJAYAWADA: Opposition parties organised widespr ead protest s acr oss Andhra Pradesh against the Centre's demonetisation move but no bandh as such was observed in the state today even as leaders of CPI and YSRC were detained at some places following demonstrations. Congress' state unit president N Raghuveera Reddy led his party workers in a prot est r ally from Andhra Ratna Bhavan to Lenin Centre. "We are not against the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes but why did the government introduce Rs 2000 note," Raghuveera said. He said the common man was put to untold misery because of the "abrupt" decision of the Centre to ban the high denomination notes.

CPI state secretary K Ramakrishna and others were taken into custody at the Lenin Centre where they staged a protest on the demonetisation issue. In T irupati, YSR Congress leader Bhumana Karunakar Reddy and others were taken into custody. In Guntur city too YSRC leaders, led by West MLA Mustafa, were detained by police following a protest rally. YSRC leaders and workers were also taken into custody in many other districts of the state where protests were held. Left-affiliated trade unions organised dharnas in front of many bus depots of AP State Road Transport Corporation in the state. However, RTC services were not disrupted.

'Never thought a khap would honour me for showing strength in the arena of life' Paralympian Deepa Malik was felicitated by Malik Ghatwala Khap at a ceremony in Haryana's Rohtak on Wednesday. Malik had become the first Indian woman to win a Paralympic medal when she won silver in shotput at the recent 2016 Rio Paralympics. Deepa Malik shared her experience with TimesOfIndia.com : I was felicitated today with a ceremonial mace ( gadda ) by the Malik Ghatwala Khap. It was a proud moment for me. The mace is usually presented as a trophy to body builders, and is very much a symbol of male pride and strength. That a khap in Haryana presented me with such a symbol serves as a myth buster for the image that khaps cannot be progressive. The Malik Ghatwala Khap presented me with the mace at the Swami Nitya School in Rohtak, saying, " Zindagi ke akhade me bal dikhane ke liye (For showing strength in the arena of life)." The honour came with the pride that the khap showed in me. I was invited to the event wearing my tracksuit from the Rio Paralympics. They also asked me to wear my silver medal around my neck as a show of pride.It was a day of epithets and I was pleasantly surprised when they called me a ' khap beti ' and ' apni beti '. I did not point out that I am technically a ' bahu ' (married into the family). They also called me a ' gaon ka sher '. Time and again village elders have chosen to show their pride in the achievement of a person they see as a daughter. There are some who say village elders and chiefs in Haryana are not progres-

sive. But I see so much acceptance. And a part of the acceptance that I have been showered with, not just by village elders in Haryana, is purely because of what happened at Rio. Sport has helped me receive acceptance, recognition and kindness not just from a khap whose beti I am. And this came to the fore through another incident that happened to me recently. Thankfully, I had won my medal before demonetisation. When I ran out of cash, I went to the ATM. When I reached the ATM, people let me through to the top of the line almost immediately, because they recognised me and remembered that I had won a medal for India at the recent Rio Paralympics. The medal was for India and India has showed me love in return. Sport has given me the chance to do something that brought village elders out in appreciation. It facilitated the context in which they presented a ' khap beti ' with a mace, a predominantly male symbol. And I wish to do my bit to help sportspersons, especially women and especially people with disabilities, use this bridge to wider acceptance and appreciation. I co-founded an NGO called 'Wheeling Happiness' and we work towards promoting sports for differently-abled individuals. Sport has the transformative power to help bridge divides that society can find difficult to heal. Sport has certainly given me more love than I already had in life. And sport provided the opportunity to a khap to prove to the world that not everything they do is regressive.


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First Ever... Speaking to Andaman Sheekha the Principal of the school Shri Ashol Kumar Tiwari said,” “the purpose of smart class in the school is to provide all the students with better and additional knowledge which would brings about a complete transformation in classrooms” Adding to it he said “we want the students in the Sitanagar village to have equal and similar sharing of knowledge like that of students in the mainland cities. It would give bigger ex-

posure about the changing phenomena and help them to face the challenges with confidence”. Presently about 480 students studyi ng in the Model school from class 6 to 12. Sooner Govt Primary school Sumati Vidya Mandir, Sitanagar school children also included for the smart class teaching. After the inauguration a col ourful cultural programme was presented by the students of the school

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servants. Many other alleged that for inclusion of name staffs are asking for only attested documents, which is again adding to their woes, even after strict notification that self attested is enough for submitting an application for govern-

ment related purposes. Hope the administration will look into the matter and will take necessary steps to solve the problems of the people. After all for getting Islanders’ Identity Card, the Islanders should not suffer.

LOST My BSNL SIM bearing 9531842213 issued in the name of AKASH MAZUMDAR s/o Tarun Kumar Mazumdar r/o Subhash gram lost at Diglipur bazaar Finder please call 9474287222

LOST My class X marksheet issued from Govt Sr Sec School Diglipur in the name of SHRIRUP DAS s/o SABUJ DAS r/o V S Palli lost at Diglipur bazar. Finder please call 9474250569.

LOST I, Arati Adhikary D/o Rakhal Adhikari R/o Madyam Gram, Diglipur has lost my island Identity card bearing No. 10105400354005 at Billyground Bazar on 9/9/2016. Finder may kindly contact at 9474232883.

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