Port Blair, Jan 15: An assessment of Covid-19 antibody levels of the general population is being conducted on Sunday, 17/1/2021.  The residents of Dignabad, Round Basti, Sisty Nagar and Atlanta Point can avail the facility at Govt. Senior. Secondary School, Dignabad and the residents & shop keepers of Mohanpura area can avail the facility at Govt. Senior Secondary School Mohanpura. Blood samples will be drawn from 10 AM to 1.30 PM at both the venues.  All the beneficiaries are requested to avail the facility.

Port Blair, Jan 15: District Child Protection Unit (SA) under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner initiated English Spoken Classes for the children of Balika Niketan at Attam Pahar in Collaboration with Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi (NGO) and Guru Nanak College, Chennai.

Port Blair, Jan 13: A 26 year old lady, a resident of Makka Pahad was reported missing by her husband on 05/01/2021.  On 06/01/2021 her body was found in a pit near coconut plantation at Makka Pahad. As there were injuries on her body, a case of murder was registered at PS Pahargaon and investigations taken up.

Port Blair, Jan 15: The Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development Institute, Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India, Port Blair in association with Lead Bank, State Bank of India organised a Loan Mela at Auditorium of Tagore Govt. College of Education to create awareness and also to find suitable new/prospective entrepreneurs in these Islands.

On the joyous occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal, I convey my greetings and best wishes to all respected Islanders and wish them prosperity, good health,  happiness and harmony. The festivals associated with the harvest season and celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm across the Islands and other part of the country, symbolize our unity in diversity.