General Public and School Children not to Participate in Official Ceremony

Port Blair, Aug 13: Every year on 15th August, the Nation celebrates its Independence Day with grandeur, gaiety, fervour and enthusiasm. This year too, the Independence Day will be celebrated in a manner befitting the occasion, however with some extra precaution and measures in view of the COVID-19 situation. In this regard, the Govt. of India has issued guidelines for the conduct of the Independence Day celebrations as per the COVID -19 protocols by ensuring social distancing, wearing of masks, proper sanitisation, avoiding large gatherings, protecting vulnerable persons etc.

After Shifting OPD from GB Pant, ANI Administration Decides to Provide Tele-Consultation at Designated Urban Health Centres

Port Blair, Aug 13: The A& N Islands have seen a steep rise in COVID-19 positive cases in past few days. G B Pant Hospital, Port Blair is at the forefront of this Administration’s COVID-19 response. In view of the increase in infection as well as to protect patients visiting G B Pant Hospital from unnecessary exposure to COVID 19, OPD services of G B Pant Hospital for minor ailments, have been shifted to the designated to Urban Health Centres w.e.f 7th August 2020.

Port Blair, Aug 13: The Carmel Alumni (CALM) Port Blair celebrated its foundation day on 12th August 2020. In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, it was decided by the Alumni to have a virtual celebration through Google Meet and connect as many Alumni members as possible, who have settled across the world.

Used PPE Materials Found Discarded on the Veranda of COVID Isolation Ward

Port Blair, Aug 13: With more and more Doctors and staffs of Andaman’s only referral hospital GB Pant getting tested positive for corona virus, the hospital seems to be in doldrums. The shortage of staffs in the hospital has led to a situation wherein the management is forced to have a common ward for ladies, including those who have delivered babies along with male patients. The situation has gone so worse that the ladies were forced to used even common toilets with the male patients.

Port Blair, Aug 13: The Chairman and the Managing Committee of Nicobar Chamber of Commerce and Industries (NCCI) has congratulated Shri Lionel Nicomed of Chukchucha village on being appointed as the Chairperson of Tribal Council, Car Nicobar, along with Shri Regionald Watchful of Kimyos village as Vice Chairman, and Shri John Levy of Mus Village as Deputy Vice Chairman of the Council.