The Andaman Association of Tour Operators has condoled the sudden demise of Shri. Jatindra Lall, Retd. Executive Engineer, APWD and former HOD (Civil) of DRBRAIT. Shri. Jatindra Lall was the father of Shri. Naved, Jt. Secy of AATO. All members of AATO stand by the bereaved family at this hour of sorrow.

Port Blair, July 25: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6, 91, 968 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,894 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years.  26,328 beneficiaries in the age group of 12 to 14 years have been administered both doses of vaccine. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 51,215.

Port Blair, July 24: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary A&N Administration to resume service of this connecting ferry between Kadamtala and Long Island so that people of Kadamtala can travel to Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep and vice versa.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, the Member of Parliament said that before Covid-19 pandemic, it was a common practice to operate a Connecting Ferry between Long Island and Kadamtala twice a week, so that passengers of Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep could reach Kadamtala from Long Island and vice versa. The Connecting Ferry used to be scheduled according to the Schedule of ‘Line Boat’ which operates between Port Blair, Shaheed Dweep, Swaraj Dweep, Rangat, Long Island and Strait Island.

Port Blair, July 25: Four positive cases have been detected today in A&N Islands, of which, 2 were from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 9 flights with 1027 passengers arrived, out of which, 931 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 60 passengers and the reports are awaited.  

Port Blair, July 24: Historic 44th Chess Olympiad Torch Relay which was launched by the Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi on 19th June 2022 at New Delhi reached Port Blair today the 24th July 2022.