Pot Blair, May 16: A solemn function will be organized at the 'Memorial of Battle of Aberdeen' Water Sports Complex tomorrow (May 17) at 9 am to pay tribute to those Great Andamanese who lost their lives during the battle fought in the year 1859. Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt. Governor, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency and others will pay their tribute at the Memorial.

Port Blair, May 16: The general public and consumers of the Department of Electricity have been informed that shifting/removal of 33 KV underground power cables at Bambooflat Sub-Station will be carried out on May 18, 2024. During the work, there will be power interruptions in some areas of Port Blair and the South Andaman on an as-and-when required basis from 7 am to 12 noon and power supply will remain completely shut-down from Bambooflat to Wimberlygunj areas between 7 am and 12 noon. This outage is necessary to facilitate the shifting/removal of 33 KV underground cables from the yard at the Bambooflat Sub-Station.

Port Blair, May 15: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has proposed to the Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands to appoint three Nominated Members in South Andaman Zilla Parishad as well as N & M Andaman Zilla Parishad and reserve one seat for women.

In a letter addressed to the Lt. Governor, the Member of Parliament said that there is already a system in place of nominating three Nominated Councillors in the Port Blair Municipal Council. This initiative, he said, has undoubtedly contributed to enhancing management efficiency and effectively addressing public issues within the PBMC.

Port Blair, May 16: Firing practice will be carried on Baffle Range, Brichgunj by ICG on May 18 from 9.30 am to 5 pm.  All concerned have been warned to keep themselves and their vehicle or livestock away from the firing area during the period of firing.

Mayabunder, May 15: In order to resolve various inter-departmental issues and public grievances, the Deputy Commissioner, N&MA, Shri Dilkhush Meena, IAS conducted a field visit to Basantipur, Harinagar and Swadeshnagar Gram Panchayat along with Pradhan, Zilla Parishad and Samiti Members and Officials from Revenue, APWD, Electricity, MGNREGA and Rural Development.