Port Blair/ Kolkata, Aug 10: With the commissioning of the fiber link by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, Airtel has become the first mobile operator to launch ‘Ultra-Fast 4G’ services in Andaman and Nicobar. The blazing fast speeds on Airtel’s 4G network will deliver a world-class digital experience to customers on the islands, said a release from Bharti Airtel.    

Port Blair, Aug. 10: The Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works, Port Blair will be organising an online seminar on ‘Model Studies for Creation of Artificial Harbour’ by Dr. J.D. Agarwal, Scientist – E, Port & Harbour Division –II, Central Water & Power Research Station, Pune on 12th August at 1000 Hrs – 1200 Hrs through online. Interested persons who wish to participate in the seminar may access by clicking on the link http://meet.google.com/tnk-ixzi-pcj. For more details and information, interested persons may contact the Executive Engineer (ALHW), Port Blair over telephone number 03102-232855.

COVID-19 Infection Rate at the Rate of 0.02 per cent in Andamans is Leading Islanders in a Dangerous Direction: Vishal Jolly

Port Blair, Aug 9: Meanwhile the Ex-State President, Shri Vishal Jolly apprised the Prime Minister that 0.27 percentage of population of Andaman & Nicobar Islands have been affected due to COVID-19 as on date, which is increasing at the rate of 0.02 per cent on an average per day. The progress of COVID-19 infection in the islands is projecting a dangerous situation for the islanders. Our Union Territory is a very small territory with limited facilities.

Modi Addresses BJP Karyakartas in A&N Islands Through Video Conferencing

Port Blair, Aug 9: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today interacted with Bharatiya Janata Party Karyakartas of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. During his interaction via video conferencing, the PM listened to the Party workers and talked at length about the Central Government’s development roadmap for Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair, Aug 9: To protect Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) and keep them safe from COVID-19 pandemic, the Administration has taken steps to contain spread of COVID-19 infection among the tribes especially Jarawa who are more exposed to non-tribal passing through Andaman Trunk Road (ATR) and fishermen on the west coast. The other PVTGs such as Onges, Andamanese and Shompen are living in isolated settlements where contact with outsiders is very negligible.