Port Blair, Jan. 2: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 522 passengers who arrived here yesterday, 2 positive cases have been detected. Today, 14 flights with 2341 passengers arrived, out of which, 1957 were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 379 passengers (includes 30 international travellers) and the reports are awaited.

ANTCC President Mr. Rangalal Halder expressed deep sadness at the passing away of Smt. Hazara Bibi (age 78), daughter of Late Rahim Ali resident of Old Pahargaon village who breathed her last on Sunday 10.15 am at G.B Pant Hospital. Halder prays for eternal peace of the departed soul and for enough strength to the members of the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.

Port Blair, Dec. 31: The residents of Rangat, Middle Andaman have expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, Shri Jitendra Narain, IAS for a prompt action taken against the Medical Officer of CHC Rangat. The residents have been complaining about the wrong behavior to the concerned authorities for long.

Andaman Chronicle wishes a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2022 to all our esteemed readers. May this New Year bring new hopes for humanity. May we be able to fight the deadly pandemic together as one and help save millions of precious lives on earth. May peace prevail in our lives.

Denis Giles


On the occasion of New Year 2022, I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to the people of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

People from across the world celebrate New Year with greater joy and happiness. It brings new hopes and new vision in the life of people.

Every New Year provides an opportunity to make a new beginning and emphasizes our resolve for individual and collective development.