Port Blair, June 27: The Hindu Rashtra Shakti of Andaman and Nicobar Islands distributed ration items, sanitizers and facemasks to needy families in the city on Friday & Saturday. The relief was extended to around four families at Garacharma, five families at Middle Point / Bengali club area and two families at Radha Swamy Satsang Garacharma, four families at Chandni Chowk, five families at Mazhar pahad one families Ram Mandir Pattargudda and eight families collected the kits from HRS office. The Hindu Rashtra Shakti has already distributed ration among 385 families from South Andaman and 225 from N&M Andaman during the lockdown, the HRS will distribute more to needy families.

Port Blair, June 27: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per the data received from Health Department, in North & Middle Andaman District today (June 27), 1658 beneficiaries were vaccinated, out of which, 1654 were in the age group of 18-44 years and rest of them were of 45 plus age group.

Port Blair, June 27: The Gaytri Chetna Kendra, Port Blair distributed 50 ration kits to the needy family at Mithakari Basti, near Shri Krisna Mandir Mithakhari. As all Temples are closed and no religious programmes are done, it's been difficult time for the Brahmins. The ration kits were distributed to few of the Brahmanis on the way.

Port Blair, June 27: In a letter to the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman the Executive Engineer, SAD, APWD has informed that the construction of culvert at Dairy Farm Junction is over. The road above the culvert is prepared and ready for allowing the light motor vehicles, till the laying of final layer of the road surface for settlement of the earth embankment.

Port Blair, June 25: In a swift response and deftly coordinated SAR operation, Indian Coast Guard rescued 09 crew from sinking vessel Ganga-I off Cinque Island on 23 Jun. The Search and Rescue (SAR) operation was carried out in coordination with Port Management Board (PMB), Port Blair wherein ICG ships and PMB Tug ‘Ocean Marvel’ were deployed for SAR response.