Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament and President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Andaman & Nicobar Islands along with all senior leaders of PCC and its frontal organizations have deeply mourned the demise of  P. Hamza, age 82 years F/o P. Ummar (PHT), R/o Mannarghat village, South Andaman who passed away on 18.07.2020 at his residence and prayed to Almighty to give eternal peace to the departed soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.

Port Blair, July 20: To construct the IGNOU permanent campus at its allotted land, at the VIP road, opp- to Air Cargo Complex, Port Blair, a Memorandum of Understanding  is being signed on 21st July 2020 at CPWD, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi. The MoU signing function will be held in the presence of Directorate General, CPWD and Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU, New Delhi. The Seven Crore worth of Regional Centre Building is to be constructed, with state- of- the- art high-tech infrastructure. It will provide ultra- modern educational facility, in digital environment.

Port Blair, July 20: In the series ‘Fight against Corona’ , All India Radio Port Blair will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme on 22nd July 2020. This programme will be broadcast from 0715 hrs to 0755 hrs. The Topic of discussion is ' Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna'. Director (Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs) Dr. Navlendra Kumar Singh will be the expert in the Studio answering to the queries of the listeners.

Port Blair, July 20: The website link at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) site is open to pay the Re-Registration fee for 2nd year/semester or 3rd year/semester, Exam Fee and submission of project report for June Term-End Exam. The last date of online Re-Registration/ Exam Fee / submission of project report is extended upto 31st July, 2020.

Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President, Bharatiya Janata Party, A & N Islands and Shri. D C Arunagiri, State Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party, A & N Islands deeply condole the demise of Late. P Hamza R/o Mallapuram under Gram Panchayat Manarghat, South Andaman. We pray to Almighty to give the departed soul eternal peace and strength to the family members to bear the loss of the loved one.

Port Blair, July 19: Increasing use of electronic mass media in digital platforms has changed the conventional media approach tremendously. Single media person has to perform multi- various activities covering the news items, reporting, editing, publishing etc,. Every media person is required to do multi various activities of the media on many occasions. To upgrade the media personnel professionally, the Indira Gandhi National Open University provides Post Graduate Diploma in: Journalism and Mass Communication/ Book Publishing/ Audio Programme Production/ Translation/ Diploma in Creative Writing in English Certificate in Community Radio, MA (Translation Studies). Interested applicants may contact IGNOU Regional Centre Port Blair Office on 03192-242888, 230111 (or) mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (or) long on

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and its South Andaman Teachers’ Branch express deep condolences at the demise of Smt. V.K.Nalini Amma, PST(Retd.) resident of Nayabasthi, Bambooflat who passed away yesterday (17.07.2020) at 11.50 p.m. at G.B.Pant Hospital, Port Blair. She was 75 years old. She has served at Govt. Middle School, Bambooflat for a long period and was  very popular as an affable teacher. The Association stand with her family members at  this time of sorrow and conveys its heartfelt sympathy and condolences.