Port Blair, Jan 12: A Beach Cleaning Drive was organised at Collinpur Beach on Sunday 10th January 2021 by Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling in association with Andaman Association of Tour Operators (AATO), MAKAM Youth Club, Stewart Gunj, Scuba Mantra and Andaman Dive Centre, North Bay.

Port Blair, Jan 11: Since 1985, India has been celebrating the National Youth day on January 12 every year to mark the birth anniversary of the social reformer philosopher and great thinker Swami Vivekananda. On this day we remember the philosophy and ideas of the Vivekananda, who brought a change in the thought process of the Youth. A mighty spiritual personality, Swami Vivekananda became popular in the western world after his famous speech at the World’s Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893.

Port Blair, Jan 11: With the mission to provide skill training to the urban poor under the component Employment through Skill Training & Placement (EST&P) of DAY-NULM Scheme, Port Blair Municipal Council resumed tailoring course for eligible beneficiaries w.e.f 11/01/2021.

Port Blair, Jan 11: A meeting of the Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry was held regarding the Andaman Marathon which is conducted in the month of February every year. This year, the members of the Chamber has unanimously decided that the Andaman Marathon is to be cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Port Blair, Jan 11: Armed Forces Veterans Day Celebrations is being organised on 14th January 2021 at Birchgunj Military Station from 0800 hrs to 1300 hrs by Army Component under the aegis of the HQ ANC. A wreath laying ceremony followed by an interactive meeting is planned to update and brief the Veterans of recent initiatives.