Port Blair, Sept. 16: Around 25 students of Government Model Sr. Sec. School, Port Blair today fell ill, complaining of stomach pain and giddiness after they were allegedly administered de-worming medicines. The students had to be rushed to the G.B. Pant hospital in ambulances were they remain under observation.  

The incident took place in the afternoon hours when the students started falling ill one after the other. The parents remained under panic when their wards did not return home on time. Few were informed by the school while others had gone to the school to check when they were given the information.

Port Blair, Sept. 16: A three-day international conference ‘ANGAN 2022’ (Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat) ‘Making the Zero-Carbon Transition in Buildings’ organized by BEE from September 14 to 16 at Hotel Ashok, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi was inaugurated by Shri Alok Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Power. The winners of the BEE’s 1st National Energy Efficiency Roadmap for Movement towards Affordable and Natural habitat (NEERMAN) Awards were felicitated during the award function which was held on Sept.15.  These awards are institutionalized with the objective to acknowledge and encourage exemplary building designs complying with BEE’s Eco-Niwas Samhita (ENS) and Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC).

Port Blair, Sept. 16: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to remove all old, discarded and unseaworthy small, medium and large boats from Phoenix Bay Jetty seashore area and surroundings as well as Junglighat Jetty area.

Port Blair, Sept. 16: The Hon’ble Minister of Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will be arriving on a visit to these Islands tomorrow (Sept. 17). Soon after arrival, the Minister will visit Calicut Gram Panchayat during which he will visit ‘Amrit Sarovar’ site, IHHL, organic waste compost and interact with the beneficiaries. Thereafter, the Minister will visit Solid Waste Management Cluster at Beodnabad and interact with the PRIs.

Port Blair, Sept. 16: Shri Mandeep Grewal, Founder and President, Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi and LG’s Commendation Awardee for Republic Day 2022 for contribution in Social Work by distributing cooked food during COVID-19, called on Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency today at Raj Niwas.