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Is anybody cares for how vegetable grows in isles'? Citizens fears of slow poison

TMI Bureau Port Blair, Jan 22: Farmers use pesticides to keep pests from ruining their fruits and vegetables. The goal is to harm only the targeted pest including insects, rodents, weeds, bacteria, mold and fungus, but pesticides can also harm the environment and the people who are exposed to them and who consume the produce as well. But, business is business with modern quote "everything is fair in war and business". The pesticides spray or injections used to make vegetables growth faster in the islands has became a cause of concern among citizens. Some gardening lovers who are somehow frequently visits vast vegetable gardens allege that, "We have observed the surrounding plants were died and soil became lifeless at the vast gardens by uncontrolled application of pesticides which can also contaminate soil and may kill other non-target organisms. Pesticides can damage soil biomass and microorganism such as bacteria, fungi, and earthworms". However, several s

Missing child found safely

Port Blair, Jan 22: On Jan 21, 2020 at 01 pm, information was received at PS Aberdeen through PCR that a two year old child is missing from Prem Nagar near Uma Bakery. Immediately, a Police team swung into action. After extensive search & efforts of the team, the minor boy was recovered from a drain opposite to Hotel TSG Emerald, Phoenix Bay and immediately evacuated to GB Pant Hospital, Port Blair. On enquiry, it was revealed that the father had dropped his kid and wife to his brother's house at Prem Nagar. The minor boy while playing in front of his house, entered in a drain which led towards Phoenix Bay but nobody noticed the same. Meanwhile, a large number of people gathered with presumption about the rumors of child lifter in the town but the swift action of police once again proved that no such incident is apparently occurring in the city and quelled the rumors. The general public is  requested to not indulge themselves in such rumors and further requested to pa

Hon’ble Vice President of India during four day visit to A&N Islands

WARM WELCOME Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu and his spouse Smti. Usha Naidu during a visit to A&N Islands were extended a very warm welcome by Admiral D K Joshi, Hon’ble Lt Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency and Smt. Chitra Joshi, Hon’ble First Lady of the Islands at Raj Niwas on 16.01.2020. Mementos were exchanged. VISIT TO FLAG POINT The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu visited the historic location at South Point here. In a Face book Post, Shri Naidu wrote. “Visited the historic location at South Point in Port Blair where Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted the Tricolor on 30th December 1943 for the first time and declared the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the first Indian Territory to be freed from British Raj. I am delighted that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi had commemorated the 75th year of the first hoisting of the Tricolour on the Indian soil by Netaji and had unfurled the Tricolou