Port Blair, June 30: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per the data received from Health Department, a total of 1,77,605 beneficiaries have been vaccinated so far in A&N Islands. A total of 4689 people were vaccinated today in A&N Islands while the number of eligible people vaccinated in the age group of 18 to 44 years stood at 51,561 in isles.

Port Blair, June 30: The last date for submission of assignments & Project proposals for Term End Exam June- 2021 is extended upto 15th July, 2021. The students may submit their assignments by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and submit the on-line project/ dissertation/internship/field work Journal reports at https://projects. ignou.ac.in/ projectjun21/. The dates for online examination form filling for TEE June 2021 also has been extended upto 9th July 2021. The link for Online exam form submission is  http:// exam.ignou.ac.in/.

Port Blair, June 29: Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament has welcomed the decision taken by the Administration on giving further relaxation in lockdown from 6 am to 3 pm, which is a great help for the daily earners as well as traders.

A&N Administration Urges Islanders to Follow COVID Appropriate Behaviour and Stay Protected

Port Blair, June 29: The Secretary, IP&T, Shri Sunil Kumar Singh while addressing COVID-19 media briefing held in the conference hall of IP&T here today said that the RTPCR test conducted on 311 flight passengers who arrived yesterday, 1 corona positive case has been detected despite having RTPCR negative test report from mainland. He said that 2 flights with 350 passengers arrived today and their RTPCR reports are awaited.  He also mentioned that 116 persons bound for Middle & North Andaman were tested at Ferrargunj, out of which, 1 person has been detected positive. He urged the people to maintain social distancing and wear mask while venturing out.

Port Blair, June 29: In accordance with the Law of the Roman Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr. Visuvasam Selvaraj as the new Bishop of Port Blair Roman Catholic Diocese.

The formal announcement of this appointment was made today 29th June 2021 at 3.30 pm. The date and time of consecration and taking charge of the Bishop will be communicated later, the President, A&N Catholic Association (ANCA) informed today.