Port Blair, Nov. 16: The State President, BJ, Shri. Ajoy Bairagi has wished all journalists working in the Islands a very Happy National Press Day. He expressed his gratitude to the journalists working in the Islands for free, fair and unbiased reporting and wished them the best for their future endeavours.

Car Nicobar, Nov. 16: The Season-V of Dr. B. Srikanth Memorial T-20 Cricket Tournament was inaugurated yesterday by Chief Guest, Shri Lionel Nicomede, Chief Tribal Council, Car Nicobar in the presence of Shri Rajeev Kumar, SP Nicobar District, Shri Kishore Kshirsagar Lakshman, Deputy Commissioner, Nicobar District, Shri K. Tyagi, (CADO) IAF, Car Nicobar and members of Tribal council, Car Nicobar.

Port Blair, Nov. 16: The Food Safety Department, A&N Islands in its efforts to ensure the availability of safe and hygienic food to the general public conducted special drives during Deepawali festival. Intensive inspections have been carried out at various meat vending shops, poultry shops and other slaughtering places.

Port Blair, Nov. 16: The meeting of the District Development Coordination & Monitoring Committee (DDMC/DISHA) of the South Andaman was held in the conference hall of the Zilla Parishad (SA) under the Chairmanship of Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, A & N Islands. Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, DC (SA), Shri Yash Chaudhary IAS, CEO, Zilla Parishad and representatives of all concerned line Departments were also present.

Port Blair, Nov. 16: The ex-Adhyaksha, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Ms V. K. Mariyam Bibi along with Smti Rasheeda, ex Pradhan  and Shri  Narayan, ex-Up Pramukh, Ferrargunj met Shri Veriah, Deputy Director Shipping Services (DDSS) and requested him to change some of the boat service timing from Panighat to Marine for the convenience of general public.