Port Blair, July 8: As per the approval accorded by the Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands the Middle Andaman Forest Division released an amount of Rs. 5,00,000/- being the compensation granted to Smti. Dollen Kispotta D/o Late Elen Barla R/o Shaktigarh, Middle Andaman on 8th July 2022. The compensation was handed over by Shri Satyaprakash Singh, IFS, Divisional Forest Officer, MA, Rangat.

Port Blair, July 8: CPI (M) Port Blair City Area Committee has organized a Mass Demonstration today evening in front of the office of the Port Blair Municipal Council at Aberdeen Bazar on various issues affecting the people of Port Blair town.

Port Blair, July 8: Shri G. Ramakrishnan, Polit Bureau Member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is reaching Port Blair on 9th July, 2022 morning from mainland. The senior leader will attend a series of party meetings at Port Blair including the meeting of State Secretariat and State Organsing Committee scheduled on 9th and 10th July, 2022. 

Port Blair, July 8: The Andaman and Nicobar Media Federation (ANMF) have deeply condoled the sudden, untimely and sad demise of Mr. Zubair Ahmed, who expired on 08/07/2022, he was the Editor of ‘The Sunday Islander’ an online news portal from A&N Islands. Through news and his vast experienced views stand upon bold, free and fair journalism, he has won the hearts of islanders for decades. Earlier, he was the Editor of weekly views magazine ‘The Light of Andaman’. 

Port Blair, July 8: The Directorate of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Andaman and Nicobar Administration in collaboration with the Gram Panchayats of the Islands conducted extensive awareness cum sensitization drives on 08th July 2022 on Single-use Plastic in all the 70 Gram Panchayats. The programmes were conducted to sensitize the rural masses and commercial establishments in the UT of Andaman & Nicobar Islands marking the importance of International Plastic Bag Free Day (i.e. 03rd July 2022) and with a view to create awareness on enforcing ban on manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of identified single use plastic that has came into force across the country since 1st July 2022.