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Myanmarese Poachers attack villagers at Little Andaman; Five Injured

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Rain and strong winds disrupt power supply at Diglipur DJ Venkatesh Sheekha News Service

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Diglipur, July 11: Owing to heavy rain with high velocity wind this evening, power supply remained affected in most part of the Diglipur. As per details, one tr ee at

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Little Andaman, July 11: In a desperate attempt to escape from Andaman Forest, as many as 17 Myanmarese poachers attacked villagers of Little Andaman Islands and escaped with their engine din(See page 6)

Scuffle between PBMC Chairperson and RTI seeker; Two NC-FIR registered Sheekha Bureau Sheekha News Service

Port Blair, July 11: Two tered today in the case of NC-FIRs have been regis(See page 5)

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Sardar Tikry and another at Laxmipur Panchayat got uprooted and it fell on electric lines. Due to this one electricity pole got damages. The officials of electricity department are working to r estore the power, it is learnt.


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Swami Vivekananda NHIDCL 4th Inception Day Vidyarthi Pratibha Samman- 2018 Presented to Island Toppers by ABVP Port Blair, July 11: The Akhil Bharateeya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) of Andaman & Nicobar Island in Association with Goenka Foundation presented Swami Vivekananda Vidyarthi Pratibha Samman to the Island toppers in CBSE 12th and 10th classes examination On 9 th July 2018, the occasion of its Foundation Day which is celebrated as National Student Day. Mr. Udit Prakash Rai (IAS)Deputy Commissioner South Andaman was the Chief Guest in the function. The chief guest shared his memories of his school days as student an inspired

the toppers of island for achieving greater success in life in future. Guest of Honour Padmashree Naresh Chandra Lal inspired the students and guardian about the responsibility of the youth in making our country and society great. Dr TVRS Sharma the Chairman of Police Complaint authority, Andaman and Nicobar Islands motivated the students to work for the Nation. On the occasion in his welcome address Dr. Kandimuthu, Vibhag Pramukh ABVP, Andaman and Nicobar Islands highlighted the gathering about the importance of National Students Day, the foundation day

of ABVP.He said, ABVP as a National Student movement gives the students a platform for personality development and to contribute in the nation building since its inception in 1949. The event was coordinated by Jaswanth Lal State convener Rastriya Kala Manch and moderated by Ms. Sonia, State Executive Member ABVP A&N. The Secretary Jhon wilbert ABVP A&N Island Srikant Sheekha News Service Rao Proposed vote of thanks. Smti & Mr. Arun Port Blair, July 11: The Kumar Goenka,Managing NHIDCL National Highways trustee of Goenka Founda- and Infrastructure Develoption and Omkar Parida NEC, Member was also present on the occasion.

BSNL to Build 2300 Kms Long Submarine Cable System between Chennai and Andaman & Nicobar Island Port Blair, July 11: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), a Government of India Enterprise, and NEC Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. (NECTI) announced today that a purchase order has been placed by BSNL for NECTI to design, engineer, supply, install, test and implement an optical submarine cable system connecting Chennai and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&N Islands). NEC Corpor ation, the par ent company of NECTI, will manufacture the optical submarine cable and provide technical assistance

during the turnkey implementation. The contract is for a system that includes a segment with repeaters from Chennai to Port Blair and seven segments without repeaters between the islands of Havelock, Little Andaman

(Hutbay), Car Nicobar, Kamorta, the Great Nicobar Islands, Long Island and Rangat. T he total cable length will be appr oximately 2,300km and carry 100Gb/s optical waves. The cable system (See page 6)

Yogendra Yadav says I-T dept raided sister’s hospital, accuses Modi govt of targeting family Swar aj India leader Yogendra Yadav on Wednesday alleged the Income Tax department had raided his sister’s hospital in Rewari, Haryana, because the Narendra Modi government wanted to “silence” him. Yadav said on Twitter the government wanted to “intimidate” him because he had launched an agitation to get farmers better money for their crops and ban liquor shops in Rewari. Yadav, who started his campaign with a

‘padyatra’ (march) two days ago, took to Twitter to allege that the Modi government was “targeting” his family. “Modi regime now targets my family. Two days after my 9-day padyatra in Rewari and launching of agitation for MSP (minimum support price) and against liquor thekas (shops), a massive IT raid is on at the hospital-cumnursing home of my sisters (sic) in Rewari,” he said. “Pl(ease) search me, my home, why target my family?,” he further tweeted.

“About 100+ force from Delhi raided hospitals at 11 am today. All doctors (my sister s, brother in law, nephew) detained in their chambers. Hospital sealed, including ICU for newly born babies. A clear attempt to intimidate. Modiji you can’t silence me,” Yadav said. Yadav and senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan founded Swaraj Abhiyan after they were expelled from Aam Aadmi Party in 2015 for “anti-party” activities.

ment Corporation Limited celebrated 4th Inception Day by organizing a Painting Competition in Government Senior Secondary School Haddo, Port Blair today.

Commander, Coast Guard Region (A&N) Called On Director General Of Police (A&N)

Inspector General Maneesh Vishal Pathak, Commander Coast Guard Region (A&N) called on Director General of Police (Andaman & Nicobar) Dipender Pathak, IPS on Wednesday, 11 Jul 18.

Public Hearing on July 13 Port Blair, July 11: The Hon’ble Lt Governor will listen to the grievances of common public during Public Hearing scheduled at Raj Niwas on 13th July, 2018 at

1500 hrs. T he applicants/ petitioners are hereby requ est ed t o r ea ch R a j Niwas before 1415 hrs on 13th July, 2018.

e-Prospectus-cum-Application Forms of TGCE available online Port Blair, July 11: e -prospectus - cum application forms for admission to two years B. Ed. degree programme for the academic session 2018 - 19 ‘ in Tagore Govt. College of Education Port Blair is available online at http:// collegeadmission.a ndaman.gov.in from 16 July 2018 . From the current academic year , separate seats have been earmarked in History , Geography Political Science, Economics under Hu-

manities and Botany/Plant Science and Zoology under Biological Science . Number of sents allotted to each subject is given in the e prospectus . Graduate and Post Graduate candidates who are desirous of taking admission in this degree programme can apply online by accessing the portal via URL http:// c o l l e g e a d m ission.andaman.gov.in up to 12th August 2018.


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State Level Kudo Martial Arts Tournament Port Blair, July 11: The Kudo Association of Andaman & Nicober islands will be going to conduct llnd State Level Kudo Martial Arts Tournament on 14 th July 2018 at Community Hall, Hobdipur (Tushnabad)

The prize distribution ceremony will be held at 03:00 PM in this event Mr. Deepak Yadav, IPS , Superintendent of Police , CID will be the Chief guest and Mrs. Rubina Siddque, Ex - Member , A & NUTCPCR, will be the guest

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Fisherman Warning

Port Blair, July 11: Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon of honour, Mr. current, strong Southwesterly SandeepBiswas, Pramukh, wind speed exceeding 45 Panchayat Sumiti, Ferrargunj will be the Special guest. The event will be organized by Renshi Anand Amrit Raj Black Belt IV Dan.

Kmph and rough to very rough seas likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen are ad(See page 4)

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High Waves Warning Port Blair, July 11: For Andaman region, high waves in the range of 3.0 – 3.5 meters are forecasted during 17:30 hours on 11-07-2018 to 23:30 hours of 13-07-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel. Current speeds vary between 71 - 91 cm/sec. For Nicobar region, high waves in the range of 3.0 – 3.5 meters are forecasted during 17:30 hours on 11-072018 to 23:30 hours of 13-072018 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Great Channel. Current speeds vary

between 55 - 89 cm/sec. Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, strong Southwesterly wind speed exceeding 45 Kmph and rough to very rough seas likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea during next 48 hours. The general public is advised to take precautionary measures and in case of any emergency contact in the following phone numbers of State Control Room, District Control Room and Emergency Operation Centres.

Criticised for garlanding lynching convicts, Jayant Sinha expresses regret

Union minister Jayant Sinha on Wednesday expressed his “regret” after facing intense cr iticism for felicitating seven convicted cow vigilantes in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh last week. “I have said many times that the matter is still sub judice. It won’t be fair to talk on this. Law will take its own course. We have always worked towards punishing the guilty and sparing the innocent,” Sinha was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. “If by garlanding them (Ramgarh lynching case convicts) an impression has gone out that

Fisherman... vised not to venture into the sea during next 24 hours. The general public is advised to take precautionary measures and in case of any emergency contact in the following phone numbers of State Control Room, District Control Room and Emergency Operation Centres. State Control Room: 03192- 238880 (Tele-Fax), 1077(Helpline); District

I support such vigilantism then I express regret over it,” he added. Sinha had last Thursday welcomed the seven cow vigilantes, convicted for lynching a Muslim meat trader in Ramgarh in June last year. The convicts went to Sinha’s residence to meet him after their release from jail. The Hazaribagh MP on Saturday justified his action, stating that he was merely “honouring the due process of law” by doing so. He clarified his position saying that the high court has suspended the sentence of the accused and released them on bail while admitting their case. The case will once again be re-heard. Yashwant Sinha, his father and former BJP leader, said he did not approve his son’s action. (From page 3)

Control Room: 03192238881, 1070(Helpline); EOC (Campbell Bay): 03193-264020; EOC (Kamorta): 03193-263222; EOC (N&M): 03192262960; EOC (Hut Bay): 03192-284014; EOC (Car Nicobar): 03193-265241; EOC (Havelock): 03192282030 and EOC (Ferrargunj): 03192266527.


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West coast, parts of central India put on red alert for heavy rain: IMD Heavy rain will continue to batter India’s west coast, including Mumbai, this week and parts of central India have been put on red alert with extremely heavy rainfall expected on Wednesday and Thursday, the IMD said. According to an advisory issued by the department on Tuesday, Konkan and Goa, Gujarat and West Madhya Pradesh are on high alert. “There is an active phase of the monsoon all along the west coast. Moderate intensity rainfall is already happening in Madhya Pradesh and interior Maharashtra,” K

J Ramesh, director general of IMD, said. “In the next four days, whole of Gujarat, west Madhya Pradesh and south-east Rajasthan will see heavy rainfall.” Rainfall is also expected to intensify over northwest India on Wednes-

day. “Between July 12 and 16, there will be rains on and off ,” Mahesh Palawat, vice-president, meteorology, at Skymet Weather, a private weather forecaster, said. The combined effect of a cyclonic circulation will bring heavy to very heavy rain in parts of Madhya Pradesh, Palawat said.

Clash between... scuffle between the sitting Chairperson of PBMC, Mr. Inder Pal Singh and one of his associate with a RTI Seeker, Mr. Muthu Malai, infront of Tehsil Office today.

According to RTI seeker’s complaint he was attacked by the Chairperson and his associate over an argument over and RTI, he had filed in a land case. However, the con-

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tent of second NC-FIR, which was registered against Mr. Muthu Malai is still not known as the Chairperson of PBMC was neither available at office nor over phone for any comment in this regard.

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Adultery must stay a crime to protect sanctity of marriage, says Centre T he gover nment on Wednesday told the Supreme Court it opposes a petition that calls for making men and woman equally liable for adultery, which is a crime under Indian law. Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) says a man who has sex with a woman who is not his wife is liable for prosecution. Scrapping the law “will prove to be detrimental to the intrinsic Indian ethos which gives paramount importance to the institution and sanctity of marriage,” the government said. “The law was en-

acted to protect and safeguard the sanctity of marriage, keeping in mind the unique structure and culture of the Indian society. T he decriminalisation of adultery will result in weakening the sanctity of a marital bond and will result in laxity in the marital bond,” it said in an affidavit, according to NDTV. T he gover nment was responding to a petition filed by the Joseph Shine, a resident of Kerala, on why a mar r ied man alone and not a woman should be dealt under the law.

AFFIDAVIT I,  Indrani  Nair,  W/o.  Shri.  V.  Mahesh,  D/o.  Shri. Ramprasad Biswas, by faith Hindu, by occupation Housewife, aged about 26 –years residing at T. V.Kullam (Shivapuram)village, Tehsil Rangat, M &N. Andaman  District do  hereby solemnly affirm  and declare as follows : 1.That my name is INDRANI NAIR alias INDRANI BISWAS. 2.That both the name are the same and identical person. 3.That after my marriage with Shri. V. Mahesh I have been known by all as Indrani Nair instead of Indrani Biswas. 4.That I want to be recognized myself for ever as Indrani Nair instead of Indrani Biswas for all purpose. 5. That from this day my name is Indrani Nair.             That the facts stated above are true and correct to the best of my knowledge belief and faith and nothing has been concealed thereof. DEPONENT 

Schedule for week July 09- July 12 Sanju (Hin U/A) - 1:45 PM , 4:15 PM , 7:30 PM Asuravadham (Tam U/A) - 8:00 PM Mr Chandramouli (Tam U/A) - 5:00 PM Pantham (Tel U/A) - 1:15 PM Advance Booking Open For : Kadaikutty Singam (Tam) , Tamizh Padam 2 (Tam) , Soorma (Hin) , Ant- Man And The Wasp (Hin).

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Myanmarese Poachers...

ghy. As per details, these Myanmarese poachers were desperately looking for an escape route since more than one month, after police captured their machine dinghies, and arrested nearly eight of them recently from deep jungles of Little Andaman Islands, during a combing operation. The combing operation was still on when these poachers suddenly showed up at Pather Nallah area of Little Andaman Island and attacked five fishermen. Sources said that these five fishermen were part of a 13 member fishermen team, while rest of the fishermen were away for fishing these five fishermen, stayed back with their dinghies. The fishing team reportedly had three dinghies, out of which two were oar dinghies and one was engine dinghy. As per fishermen,

while these 17 poachers escaped with engine dinghy they left two oar dinghies in deep sea so that these fishermen can’t follow them. Later, when colleagues of these fishermen returned they found their friends tied with ropes and injured. The matter was immediately informed to police after which the injured were shifted to hospital. Three fishermen, whose condition is said to be critical, were referred to Port Blair’s G B Pant Hospital. As per police sources, the police department had already warned all the Panchayats of Little Andaman about possibility of having poachers in forest area and asked people to remain alert. It is learnt that police and coast guard have already launched an operation to track these poachers.

BSNL to Build... will provide the A&N Islands with sufficient bandwidth for supporting voice and data connectivity that enable the implementation of e-Governance initiatives, such as the establishment of enterprises and e-commerce facilities. The system also aims to assist educational institutes in the sharing of knowledge and to play a significant role in driving the “Digital India” vision, a campaign launched by the Government of India to ensure that Government services are made available to citizens electronically. “This project will enable much needed high capacity connectivity with the Andaman Islands and usher a new era of development for

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the region,” said Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman and Managing Director BSNL. “We are confident about successfully completing the project by leveraging the technological edge of NEC and long history of successful implementation of numer ous complex projects in the region,” said Takayuki Inaba, Managing Director of NECTI. “Connecting the A&N Islands to the Indian subcontinent with an optical submarine cable has been a long-time aspir ation,” said Tor u Kawauchi, General Manager, Submarine Network Division in NEC. (Source: News18.com)

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