Port Blair, Aug. 9: Due to sufficient rainfall in the catchment and surrounding areas of Dhanikhari dam during the past few days, the level of water in the dam has reached 59.65 metres as on 07.08.2020. According to the rainfall data, there has been 1100 mm of rainfall between 3rd July, 2020 to 6th August, as a result of which, the water level in the dam after meeting the daily drawl has gone up by 11.28 metres (from 48.37 metres to 59.65 metres). It is also to mention that the present level of water in the Dhanikhari Dam is still 4.18 metres below the corresponding level in 2019.     

Port Blair, Aug 9: The Social Welfare Department, A & N Administration will be providing all necessary assistance to any person suffering from anxiety, depression and distress. The One Stop Centre/Women’s Helpline under Department of Social Welfare have trained counselors available 24*7 to provide counseling services and other necessary support. One Stop Centres are functional in all the 3 Districts and they can be contacted as detailed below:

Pregnant Lady Due for Caesarean Section Made to Wait for Corona Report

Port Blair, Aug 7: While the islander have accepted that the situation of COVID-19 pandemic in the islands is out of control and the only thing which can be done is to take precautionary measures, there are cases wherein Corona Tests are required before a patient is treated for other ailments.


By Staff Reporter, The Sunday Islander

GB Pant Hospital, the only Covid Designated Hospital in our islands is quickly turning into a death trap. Not only for patients, but also the doctors and health workers. As of 08/08/20, it is determined that 18 doctors have tested positive for the virus. Yet, little help comes our way.

Port Blair, Aug 7: The Bharatiya Janata Party led by its State President Shri Ajoy Bairagi through Shri M Vinod, State Vice President, BJP – A & N Islands on behalf of tourism stakeholders, has ONCE AGAIN put forth a list of relief and revival measures for tourism industry of Andaman before the Administration. The measures suggested include: