Port Blair, Nov. 27: Passengers/ general public have been informed that due to cyclonic weather conditions over South East Bay of Bengal and keeping in view the safety of passengers and the vessel, the Directorate of Shipping Services is forced to cancel the scheduled sailing programme of the vessel Nalanda to Campbell Bay via Nancowry on Nov. 28, 2023 at 0900 hrs from Port Blair and her return voyage on Nov.30, 2023 at 0800 hrs from Campbell Bay to Port Blair via Nancowry. Passenger those who have purchased their tickets for the above sailing have been advised to cancel their tickets and get full refund.

Mr. Angshuman Roy, State Youth President, Hindu Rashtra Shakti has mourned the untimely demises of Mr Sapan Majumdar (Brother in law of Rajesh Mazumdar) State Transport Service, Little Andaman, Age 39 yrs who expired in RK Pur Hospital, Little Andaman at 0700 am on 27.11.2023.

Port Blair, Nov. 26: The A&N State Open Rapid Chess Championship 2023 organised by Andaman Nicobar Chess Association (ANCA) commenced this morning (26.11.2023) at Marine Workshop Hall Building, ITI Campus, Dolly Gunj. This is the largest chess tournament ever organised in the A&N Islands with a record-breaking participation of 260 chess players participating with great enthusiasm.

Port Blair, Nov. 26:  The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, who is also the Member of the Central Advisory Committee for National Cadet Corps (NCC), organised a Nature Integration Programme for NCC cadets, participating in the Special National Integration Camp (SNIC 23).

The event, which took place on November 23, 2023, witnessed the participation of a total of 190 cadets of SNIC-23, comprising 95 from Andaman & Nicobar Islands and 85 from mainland India. The cadets were accompanied by Commodore Atul Kumar Rastogi, Deputy Director General, National Cadet Corps Directorate (Tamilnadu, Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar), and Col Arindham Majumder, Group Commander, National Cadet Corps Group, Chennai ‘A’. Lt. Col Pankaj Modgil, Commanding Officer 1 (AN) INDEP INF Coy, Lt. Cdr . Ankit Pant, Commanding Officer, Naval NCC, Local NCC officers and seasoned instructors from both Andaman & Nicobar and outstation NCC Units were also in attendance.

Port Blair, Nov. 26: Continuing the action against illegal activities in South Andaman District, the Police team of Hut Bay seized huge quantity of crystalline Methamphetamine weighing 4.295 KG. Accordingly, a case under NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station Hut Bay.

On 24/11/2023 at 0500 hrs, a credible information was received from reliable source that some unknown person had hidden Crystalline Methamphetamine near Jackson Creek Jungle, Little Andaman for illegal purpose.