Port Blair, Aug. 16: Three covid positive cases have been detected today in A&N Islands from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 10 flights with 1347 passengers arrived, out of which, 1221 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 88 passengers and the reports are awaited. 

Port Blair, Aug 14: The second in the series of two 1200 Pax capacity passenger vessel named "ATAL" under construction in Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) for the Andaman & Nicobar Administration was launched on 12.08.2022 (Friday) at CSL’s Kochi yard. The vessel was launched by Smt. Rameetha K, Scientist ‘G’, NPOL (DRDO) wife of Shri Madhu S Nair, CMD, CSL. The Chairman and Managing Director along with fellow directors, Owner’s Representatives, Classification Societies and Senior Officials of CSL were present on the occasion.

On the auspicious occasion of the 76th "Independence Day", I convey my heartiest greetings and best wishes to all the residents of A&N Islands. Today, we pay our homage to all freedom fighters and countrymen, who sacrificed their lives for the Independence of our Nation.

Port Blair, Aug 14: It is a matter of great honour and pride for A&N Police that two (02) of its officers have been conferred prestigious ‘Police Medal for Meritorious Service’ for their illustrious and unblemished service on the occasion of 75th Independence Day 2022. The awards were announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs on the eve of the Independence Day.

On the auspicious occasion of our Nation’s 76th Independence Day, I convey my heartiest greetings and best wishes to the people of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

As we all know, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands had played an important role in the freedom movement of our country. The first batch of freedom fighters was brought to the Islands in 1858.