Port Blair, Aug. 30: Five positive cases have been detected today in A&N Islands, of which, 2 were from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 8 flights with 1023 passengers arrived, out of which, 907 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 71 passengers and the reports are awaited.

Port Blair, Aug 29: It was joyous occasion for the sportsperson of A&N Islands when they received prizes and trophies from the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS at the valedictory function of week-long sports events organized by the Department of Youth Affairs & Sports in association with Education Department at TGCE auditorium here today. The function also marked the National Sports Day-2022 celebration in Isles, which is celebrated every year on August 29 to commemorate hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand’s birthday. The function was graced by the Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Sports, Ms. Nandini Paliwal, IAS, Adhyaksha, ZPSA, Smt. Pramila Kumari, DGP, Shri Neeraj Thakur IPS, senior Officers of A&N Administration, sportspersons, students and proud parents of prize winners.

Port Blair, Aug. 29: In the recently concluded Canoeing & Kayaking National Championship held at Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand from Aug. 22 to 24, Rajina Kiro , SI of A & N Police and Sandhya Kispota, PST of Education Department won Gold Medals in K-2 Women 500 Mtr.

Port Blair, Aug 29: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Secretary, Health Services to supply quality food to admitted patients of PHC Chouldari, PHC Manglutan and PHC Tushnabad for their fast recovery and good health.

Diglipur, Aug 29: The National Sports Day is being celebrated across the country, paying tributes to the Hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand on his birth Anniversary today. Several Programmes are being conducted, in which the youth are participating with great enthusiasm.