Port Blair, Oct. 18: A delegation under the leadership of Shri Rangalal Halder, President, Andaman & Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee and consisting of Shri M Vasudevan, Ex-Zilla Parishad Member and Shri K Kannan, General Secretary, Block Congress Committee, Little Andaman met with Shri Suneel Anchipakka, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman District in his office. The delegation demanded issuing of Smart Cards and Aadhaar Cards in Little Andaman apart from deputing an official team to Little Andaman exclusively for land registration purposes in the island itself. 

Port Blair, Oct. 18: The Hindu Rashtra Shakti (HRS) has requested Air Ganga Airlines/ Virgo Air to commence its services in Port Blair sector at the earliest. In a letter to Captain Sikander Rizvi of M/s Air Ganga Airlines / Virgo Air, Shri Rakeshwar Lall, State President, HRS congratulated him for launching the Air Ganga Airlines service in India and requested to operate the Air Ganga service from Port Blair to Mainland (Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Delhi). The HRS also suggested introducing Sea plane & Chartered Helicopter (for tourism & emergency purpose of Virgo Air) for islanders. 

Shri Rangalal Halder, President, Andaman & Nicobar Pradesh Congress Committee and Shri G Bhasker, Chairman, Campaign Committee along with all Senior Leaders and its frontal Organizations extend their warm greeting on the auspicious occasion of Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi, the birthday of Islamic Prophet Muhammad. 

Port Blair, Oct. 18: The public holiday declared vide Administration’s notification dated 20.07.2020 on the eve of ‘Prophet Mohammad’s Birthda (Milad-un-Nahi/ Id-e-Milad’ will be observed on 20th Oct. 2021 based on the sighting of moon instead of 19th October 2021 as informed by the Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Hilal Committee, a press note issued by the A&N Administration today stated.

Changes Name of Mt. Harriet to Mt. Manipur, Lays Foundation Stone for Various Other Projects

Port Blair, Oct. 16 The Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah on Saturday 16th Oct. 2021 virtually inaugurated the Humphrey Strait Creek bridge from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island at Port Blair.  The bridge has been named ‘Azad Hind Fauz Setu’. It is the longest bridge in Andaman and Nicobar Islands of 1.18km in length. The Home Minister also inaugurated 49 Health and Wellness Centres in the islands by upgrading the existing health centres.