Diglipur, Aug 29: The National Sports Day is being celebrated across the country, paying tributes to the Hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand on his birth Anniversary today. Several Programmes are being conducted, in which the youth are participating with great enthusiasm.

Mayabunder, Aug 29: Working towards its commitment to make the A&N Islands drug-free, N&MA District Police is conducting regular raids. Based on an intelligence input Nirodh Biswas @ Babu, a known dealer of ganja in Diglipur was apprehended red handed with some quantity of ganja while he was selling it to a person. On detailed interrogation a total of 2.1 Kg. ganja was recovered from his hidden store house. A case has been registered under NDPS Act at PS Diglipur.

Port Blair, Aug. 29: The provisional merit list of candidates applied for admission to Four Years Integrated Programme in Education viz. B.Sc.B.Ed. Mathematics and Computer Science, B.A.B.Ed. English, Hindi and History for the academic session 2022-23 in Tagore Government College of Education, Port Blair has been displayed today and available in the common college admission portal at http://collegeadmission.andaman.gov.in.

Port Blair, Aug 29: A Water Treatment Plant (Slow Sand Filter) having a water treating capacity of 2.40 Lakh Ltrs per day constructed in the Mithakhari village by APWD was inaugurated by Secretary (PWD), A&N Administration, Shri. Kishore Kshirsagar Lakshman, IAS much to the delight of the villagers and PRI members gathered in good numbers.

Port Blair, Aug 29: CPI (M) Port Blair City Area Committee will organize a Mass Demonstration in front of Superintending Engineer, Electricity Department, Port Blair at 4 p.m. on 30th August, 2022 to protest against the frequent power cut at Port Blair and South Andaman areas.