Port Blair, July 16: Squally weather with surface wind 40-50 kmph is very likely to be along and off A&N Islands. Sea condition is also likely to be rough to very rough. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into sea along and off A&N Islands till July 20. For further enquiries/information, one may contact Helpline of State Emergency Operation Centre at Helpline No. 1070 & District Emergency Operation Centre at Helpline No. 1077. For any emergency/assistance at sea, call Coast Guard SAR Agency at Toll Free number 1554.

Port Blair, July 15: On 14th July 2024, at approximately 1855 hours, Police Station Ograbraj received a phone call reporting a murder at Bachra Pahad, Chouldari. The caller indicated that a son had killed his father. Acting swiftly, police team comprising of SI Devanand Pathak, SHO PS Ograbraj, SIs K.V. Abdul Salam, Agnes Barthloma, HCs Vijay Kumar, Ashok Kr. Roy, PCs Jayanto Biswas, Martin & Abdul Rehman was formed and instantly rushed to the spot. Upon arrival, they encountered the complainant Shri Manas Chakraborthy near the location. Manas identified the deceased inside the house as his father-in-law Narayan Ch. Mondal. Manas stated that his father-in-law regularly visited his brother-in-law Pawan Ch. Mondal, who lived alone at Bachra Pahad to bring him food.

Port Blair, July 15: The Andaman & Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee President, Shri. Rangalal Halder has formally addressed a letter to the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, highlighting a critical issue concerning the welfare of patients at the R.K. Pur Primary Health Center (PHC) in Hutbay.

Port Blair, July 15: A delegation led by Miss V. K. Mariyam Bibi, Chairperson of the Education & Social Justice Committee of the Zilla Parishad South Andaman, along with PRI members and representatives from the fishermen community, recently met with Shri Vishwendra, Secretary of Fisheries, to address the long-standing demand for land allotment to fishermen.

Port Blair, July 15: A five-day chess training camp for advanced players is being organised by the Andaman Nicobar Chess Association (ANCA) under the aegis of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) at Port Blair from July 17 to 21.