Port Blair, April 8: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Hon’ble Lt. Governor to provide age relaxation for islanders in all government jobs by three years.

In his letter to the Lt. Governor, the MP mentioned that due to Covid-19 pandemic, the entire world came to a standstill for several months and for nearly two years many crucial government works like recruitment to various posts in Andaman & Nicobar Islands could not be conducted.

Port Blair, April 8: Gram Panchayat Ramnagar in association with the Forest Division, Diglipur organized a beach cleanliness and plantation drive at Ramnagar Eco Tourism Beach to mark the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The drive was inaugurated by Shri.Kuldeep Sharma (I.F.S), Divisional Forest Officer, Diglipur, accompanied by Shri. Ajit John, Assistant Conservator of Forest, Diglipur and Shri Alkab Hasan, Ranger Forest Officer Kalighat.

Port Blair, April 8: Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a fusion of Indian Culture. This is best reflected in the food and cuisine of these Islands. To maintain the uniqueness of this, the Department of Tourism, A&N Administration is organizing the much awaited Food Fest on 9th & 10th April, 2022 at Corbyn’s Cove Beach from 4 PM to 9 PM. The Department is also organizing entertainment programmes. Live Orchestra band of Avinash Group will be performing on April 9 while the Kuon Panam Band is all set to entertain the visitors on April 10.

Port Blair, April 8: In order to have a first-hand look at the ongoing centrally sponsored scheme works of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna undertaken by the Port Blair Municipal Council, the Chairperson PBMC Smti. Kavitha Udhaya Kumar alongwith the Sr. Vice Chairperson, Shri.Azizur Rahman and Smti. D.Radhika, Chairperson, Sub Committee Works Town Planning & Improvement, visited various sites at Birdline Ward No-23. A team headed by Shri. Avinash Kr Singh, Superintending Engineer (I/c) and Shri. V.Jayakumar Architect, PBMC along with officials of the Engineering Wing were also present during the visit.

Port Blair, April 8: The District Congress Committee South Andaman on Thursday organised a sit-in protest at Shore Point, Bambooflat as part of the nationwide 'Mehangai Mukta Bharat Dharna and March' of the Congress party, seeking to roll back the price hike of essential commodities.