Port Blair, June 30: The Port Blair Municipal Council bid farewell to seven employees of the Council, who superannuated from government service on 30/06/2020. At a simple function held at the conference hall of the Council. Shri.N.K.Udhaya Kumar Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Senior officials / Officers of the Council were present on the occasion. In his address the Civic Chief recalled the valuable services rendered by them to the Council and wished them happy and healthy post retired life. Mementoes were also presented to the retiring employees. The name of the employees who retired are S/Shri.P.Athinamilagi HVD(Gr-I),Bijender Singh Sanitary Jawabdhar, Bramaiah Sanitary Mazdoor, Hari Kishan Sanitary Mazdoor, Rajamman, Sanitary Mazdoor, Adiammal Sanitary Mazdoor and K.Subba Raj Work Charge Mazdoor .

Port Blair, June 30: Keeping in view the lockdown period, the Indira Gandhi National Open University has extended the last date of submission of assignments upto 15th July 2020.  To facilitate IGNOU students, who are now away from Port Blair, the Regional Centre Port Blair has permitted them to submit their assignments locally. Student can submit at nearest Study Centre without any problem.  This facility is applicable for entire A&N Islands. Due to poor internet speed at ANI, the assignments are to be submitted offline mode only.  Students are advised to visit http://rcportblair.ignou.ac.in (or) email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (or) call to 03192-242888 for more information.

Port Blair, June 30: Today, a total of Thirty Seven (37) youths including Six(6) female from Mazar Pahad, Bathubasti, Shadipur, Brokshabad, Nayagaon, Dhoodline & Tirur joined Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President, BJP - A & N Islands, Shri Vishal Jolly, Former State President and other senior leaders of the party. The joining was done through Shri. Vijay Singh.

Port Blair, June 30: On 25th June 2020, Shri Dharam Pal, R/o Delanipur joined Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of Shri Ajoy Baiargi, State President, BJP – A & N Islands and other State Office Bearers & Karyakartas. The joining was done through Shri Aziz ur Rahman, Ex Councillor Ward No. 6 and Shri Hassan Ali, BJP Karyakarta, Ward No. 03.

Port Blair, June 29: In the series ‘Fight against Corona’ All India Radio Port Blair will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme on the topic, "Respiratory and Abdomen related problems and its treatment" on 30th June 2020. This programme will be broadcast from 0715 hrs to 0755 hrs. Dr. Shashank Singh (MD - General Medicine) Assistant Professor, ANIIMS,  will be the expert in the Studio answering the queries of the listeners on the said topic.

Port Blair, June 29: The Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET) of Indira Gandhi National Open University provides capacity building for school teachers, who are going to handle Smart Classrooms.

Port Blair, June 28: For the Under Graduate Students, the e-class using Power Point Presentation Slides with audio, is provided by Indira Gandhi National Open University. The e-class for the compulsory paper ‘Foundation Course in Science and Technology (FST-01)’ and Atomic Structure, Bonding, General Organic Chemistry and Aliphatic Hydrocarbons (BCHCT 131) has been taken through simple notes for exam as well as assignment purposes. Most of the non-science +2 students studying in Under Graduation courses find the FST-01 subject as difficult.