Port Blair, Feb 26: Four youths of the islands were today felicitated for their act of honesty, which proved the true spirit of mini India where humanity matters more than anything. The youths were felicitated by Shri Radheed, Social Worker who presented a certificate of appreciation and a memento.

New Delhi, Feb 26: The 26th of February, 2021, Friday proved to be a historical day with the launch of India’s first National Resource Center on Human Trafficking (NRCHT) at the Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU). In furtherance of the MoU signed between the Indian Police Foundation (IPF) and this Institution of National Importance, RRU. Calling for collective solidarity against human trafficking, the NRCHT aims to stand as the central resource base of real time facts and figures about anti human trafficking activities across India.

Mammal Identified as Sperm Whale by Experts

Report: Sarpreet Kaur

Port Blair, Feb 25: A stranded marine mammal was reported by the locals at ‘Saanp Tekri’ in Lalaji Bay, Long Island in the evening of 22nd February 2021. According to the eye-witnesses, the carcass was highly degraded and the marine animal was later identified by experts through the photos circulated on WhatsApp as Sperm Whale. The length of this sea creature was around 9 m and was expected to be carried to shore by high currents.

Chennai, Feb 26: The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) announces the opening of its annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowships.  Funded by the U.S. Department of State and India’s Ministry of External Affairs, such exchanges have helped bring the people of India and the United States closer together through opportunities that enrich fellows’ academic, research, teaching, and professional capacity.  Alumni of exchange and scholarship programs administered by USIEF have demonstrated strong leadership in their academic disciplines and professions.  Outstanding Indian students, scholars, teachers, artists, and professionals of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Port Blair, Feb 25: A warm welcome awaits the  Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind who will be arriving here on a four-day visit to A&N Islands tomorrow (Feb. 26).  He will be accompanied by the First Lady Shrimati Savita Kovind. On arrival, the Hon’ble President will be received at Airport by the Hon’ble Lt Governor, A&N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Commander in Chief, A&N Command, Lt Gen Manoj Pande, Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Chetan B. Sanghi, DGP, Shri Satyendra Garg and Senior Officers of A&N Administration.