Port Blair, July 11: Fourteen positives cases have been detected today of which 9 were from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 9 flights with 1284 passengers arrived, out of which, 1142 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 104 passengers and the reports are awaited.

Port Blair, July 11: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,84,135 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,596 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years. 24,652 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 28,263.

Port Blair, July 8: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has deeply mourned the sad demise of noted Journalist of these Islands, Shri Zubair Ahmed.

Port Blair, July 8: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands to organize State Level ‘Open’ annual sports events in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, like ‘Khelo India’, so that raw talents can be identified at the very young age and the youths and children can be trained right from tender age so that they can be properly trained for national and international level sports events.

Port Blair, July 8: CPI (M) Andaman & Nicobar State Organising Committee deeply mourn the untimely passing away of Shri Zubair Ahmed, Freelance Journalist and resident of Wimberlygunj today (8.7.2022). He was a committed social worker and had tried to create awareness among the islanders against the ill-effects of liquor and drugs. He voiced against the authoritarian style of functioning of ruling classes on many occasions and had to face the wrath of those in power. CPI (M) pays rich homage to his memory and conveys its deepest condolences to the bereaved family members.