Maybunder, May 14: The Revenue Officials of North & Middle Andaman District have successfully completed the sixth day of the ongoing encroachment eviction drive, restoring public lands to Government ownership and reclaiming valuable resources for community benefit.

Since its inception on 8th May, 2024, the encroachment eviction drive led by the Revenue Officials has been instrumental in identifying and reclaiming Government-owned lands unlawfully occupied by encroachers. With a focus on restoring these lands to their rightful status under Government khata, the drive has made significant progress in upholding the rule of law and promoting transparent governance.

Billiground, May 14: In a swift and efficient operation carried out on 13/05/2024, the Billiground Police successfully confiscated a significant quantity of illicit liquor at Govind Nagar No.2 forest.

Acting promptly on a tip, SI M.V Shiju Kumar, SHO, PS Billiground formed a specialized team consisting of ASI Muchray Munda along with PC Mustafa and HG Tatha Rao. The proactive team successfully seized a significant quantity of 200 liters of Lehan, along with other bhatti materials used in the production process. These materials were discreetly hidden within the jungle. Subsequently, all confiscated items were promptly destroyed, dealing a major blow to the illegal liquor manufacturing network.

Port Blair, May 14: Passengers have been informed that due to delay in arrival of the vessel from Chennai, further announced schedule of the vessel MV Campbell Bay to Little Andaman on May 15, 2024 at 2100 Hrs from Port Blair and her return voyage from Little Andaman to Port Blair on May 16, 2024 at 0800 hrs has been postponed.

Port Blair, May 14: Heavy rain (7-11cm) is likely to occur at one or two places over Nicobar Islands on May 18. For further enquiries / information, 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, May 14: Firing practice will be carried out by aircraft on May 15 and 22 from 2 pm to 4 pm. All concerned have been warned to keep themselves and their vehicles and livestock away from the firing area during the mentioned date and time.