Port Blair, June 29: In an Order issued today, the Director of Education, A&N Administration has directed that the schools of all managements (GOvt. /Govt. Aided/ Private/ Local Bodies/ KV/ JNV) across A&N Islands shall remain closed as a precautionary measure for a period of two weeks with effect from 30/06.2021.

Port Blair, June 29: The Andaman Association of Tour Operators has expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Finance Minister, Smti Nirmala Sitaraman for announcing the aid in the form of stimulus for the tourism industry.

Port Blair, June 28: Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands today spoke to Shri. G Kishan Reddy, Hon’ble Minister of State for Home Affairs in the presence of Shri. Sanjay Kumar Singh, State Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and apprised him of the situation of the residents of Campbell Bay who are stranded in South Andaman District.

Port Blair, June 28: The Secretary, IP&T, Shri Sunil Kumar Singh while addressing a COVID-19 media briefing held in the conference hall of IP&T today said that lockdown has been further extended with more relaxation. He urged the Islanders not to be complacent and reiterated the need for strictly adhering to COVID appropriate behavior for their own safety, safety of their family members and the society at large. Following COVID appropriate behavior in letter and spirit by every individual will help the A&N Administration to arrest the spread of corona virus and to minimize the positive cases in A&N Islands, the Secretary said.

Port Blair, June 29: Social workers Tanmay Mallick along with Faiz Asif, Sashank Puria, Harjeet Singh Bhullar, Avinesh Moorthy distributed cooked food at all police barricades during the night hours on 26th June 2021. Similarly cooked food was distributed to the staffs of Health Department, Police and IRBn posted at the COVID Vaccination Centre JNRM.