Car Nicobar, June 5: The Dr. B. Srikanth Memorial T-20 Cricket Tournament-2024, Season VIII, concluded with an exhilarating final match between Police-A Team and Small Lapathy Sporting Club, held at the BJR Stadium. Police-A Team emerged victorious, showcasing outstanding skill and determination that captivated fans and dignitaries alike.

The closing ceremony was graced by the presence of distinguished guests, including Ms. Jyoti Kumari, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Nicobar District, Chief Guest, Sh. Lionel Nicomede, CTC, Tribal Council, Guest of Honor and Sh. Sunny Gupta IPS, SP, Nicobar District.

Port Blair, June 4: It is a proud moment for the islands that Chittiboina Mageswari, a budding chess player and student of class IX, Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Port Blair shined in the 5th UCA Open Rapid & Age Category Chess Tournament 2024 held on 2nd June 2024 in Bengaluru, Karnataka by finishing 6th in Under 14 Category. She scored 4 points out of 7 Rounds and secured 6th position in the tournament. She was awarded a trophy and a certificate for this achievement.

Port Blair, June 5: World Environment Day (WED) is observed worldwide on June 5 to encourage awareness and action for environmental protection. The theme for World Environment Day 2024 is "Land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience," highlighting urgent and existential concerns. The current environmental crisis serves as a collective warning we must heed. As part of World Environment Day, ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair celebrated by organizing a mass planting of tree seedlings involving all staff members. A total of 750 tree seedlings, including species such as Albizia lebbeck, Jackfruit, Leucaena leucocephala, Gmelina arborea, Chakurmeni, and Sesbania grandiflora, were planted over an area of 7000 m² on the campus.

Rear Admiral Rajesh Dhankhar, NM Flag Officer Commanding called on Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency today at Raj Niwas, during the deployment of Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet in Andaman Sea.

Port Blair, June 5: The Women Helpline 181 under the Directorate of Social Welfare organized Webinar on ‘Ayushman Bharat Schemes (PMJAY)’ and Women and Child Development Control Room under the Directorate of Social Welfare.

Dr. Nitin Shakya, Director (SW), emphasized on guaranteeing the rights of women and giving them opportunities to reach their full potential, which is critical not only for attaining gender equality, but also for meeting a wide range of international development goals. He also highlighted that empowered women and girls contribute to the health and productivity of their families, communities, and countries, creating a ripple effect.