Port Blair, May 20: A delegation of Daily Newspapers Association (DNA) on Friday met Shri. Neeraj Thakur, Director General of Police and discussed various issues pertaining to Police in general and media in particular. During the interaction with DGP, the media persons requested the DG Police for designating a Police PRO for clarifying doubts and queries raised by the local Journalists on a time to time basis on Police related issues.

Port Blair, May 20: The 10th National School Chess Championship 2022 which began on 16th May 2022 at KIIT University Campus, Patia Bhubaneswar, Odisha concluded today evening successfully.

Altogether 1003 players from various school across India participated in the prestigious event in which 14 players from different schools of Andaman & Nicobar Islands have participated and done reasonably well.

Port Blair, May 20: The Directorate of Shipping Services will be operating the cargo vessel MV Chuglam between Port Blair and Southern Group of Islands twice in a month (i.e. on 1st and 15th of every month). All Departments/ Consigners are hereby informed to avail the sailings and book the required quantity of cargo to be transhipped from the Commercial Wing of DSS well in advance.

Port Blair, May 20: The two-day Island Music Festival organized by Directorate of Tourism is all set to begin tomorrow (May 21) at Corbyn's Cove. During the day, patriotic singing competition will be organized for walk- in tourists at Cellular Jail by the Art & Culture Department. This will be followed by live singing competition and live band late in the evening.

Port Blair, May 20: Continuing its zero tolerance policy towards encroachment on government land, the revenue department of South Andaman District carried out eviction drive committed over Government land at Port Blair Tehsil.