Port Blair, Feb 5: #Bageecha – an initiative of Andaman Chronicle to bring people closer to nature, on Saturday 4th Feb 2023 organised a story telling workshop titled ‘Ek Kahani’. The workshop was conducted by National Awardee Teacher, Shri Chanchal Singha Roy, who travelled all the way from Kadamtala in the Middle Andaman to Bageecha for the session.

The workshop saw a participation of more than 20 children from different parts of the city. Children were briefed about the need to protect and conserve their environment and were trained to be story tellers themselves. A folktale of the Nicobars was narrated by Shri Chanchal Singha Roy through which it was explained how trees used to communicate with humans. It’s the arrogance and greed of we humans that leads to devastation. Roy also expressed that it has been scientifically proven that plants grow healthy when we talk with them and play music for them.

Port Blair, Feb 5: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Hon’ble Lt. Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands to recommend naming three more Islands after three brave martyrs of these Islands: Martyr Captain Ashim Kumar Bhattacharjee, Martyr Ramesh Singh and Martyr M. Dilli Rao, with the Government of India.

Port Blair, Feb 5: A proud moment for the Islanders as D Charvi, a Class II student of VKV Lambaline, a young budding chess player from A&N Islands shines in the Little England 3rd International FIDE Rating Open Chess Tournament 2023 held in Hosur, Tamilnadu from 01/02/2023 to 05/02/2023.

Port Blair, Feb. 4: Dr. Nitin Shakya, Director (Disaster Management), A&N Administration has reviewed the Disaster Preparedness of all stakeholders of A&N Islands. This was followed by a field visit carried out by the Director (DM) alongwith Asst. Director (Log.) and Sr. Consultant, DDM to G.B. Pant Hospital, Directorate of Health Services, A&N Administration and reviewed the disaster preparedness and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of G. B. Pant Hospital.

Port Blair, Feb 5: A meeting of the Andaman & Nicobar State Organising Committee of the CPI (M) was held at Shaheed Bhavan, Anarkali, Port Blair today (4.2.2023). Shri G. Ramakrishnan, Polit Bureau Member and Dr Sujan Chakraborthy, Ex-MP and Central Committee Member attended the meeting. The meeting reviewed the political situation prevailing in the islands.