Port Blair, Sept. 17: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Finance Minister, Govt. of India, New Delhi to consider certain exemptions for filing GSTR3B for Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

He informed the Finance Minister that due to sudden increase in cases of COVID-19, the A&N Islands went for complete lockdown for the whole month of August 2020. The re-opening happened from 01/09/2020 along with the nationwide commencement of unlock-4.  Further the stable Internet connectivity at par with mainland India was started in Andaman & Nicobar Islands from 10/08/2020.

Port Blair, Sept. 17: Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President, Bharatiya Janata Party has written a letter to Shri. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and Shri. Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs requesting them to start International Flights from Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair. In his letter, Bairagi mentioned that the economy of Andaman & Nicobar Islands now completely relies on Tourism Industry. He said that the Tourism Industry in Andaman & Nicobar Islands is also the largest employment provider in the Islands.

Port Blair, Sept. 17: The State President, Bharatiya Janata Party, A&N Islands, Shri Ajoy Bairagi has wished the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi a very Happy 70th Birthday. To celebrate the Birthday of the Prime Minister Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman & Nicobar Islands have been celebrating Seva Saptah (Service Week) from 14th of September 2020 to 20th of September 2020.

Port Blair, Sept. 17: The recent weather forecast indicates low pressure area over Northeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas in Andaman Sea. It is likely to intensify further during subsequent 48 hours and is likely to become well marked deep depression moving Northwards along and off Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Under its influence, heavy rain, squally winds and very rough sea conditions are likely to remain over Andaman sea upto 22 Sep 20.

Port Blair, Sept. 17: The South Andaman District Special Police Squad has taken prompt action against the illegal sale of liquor and arrested one person in excise raid conducted on 16th September, 2020 and seized 30 bottles of IMFL.