Port Blair, May 16: The INTACH Andaman & Nicobar Chapter with support from Directorate of Social Welfare has started a sculpting and clay modelling workshop for the children of the child-care homes under the Directorate.

The resource person for the workshop is renowned sculptor Shri. Promotho Mazumder, who has been a sculpting artist for the last 25 years and has made the islands proud by being the recipient of the Martand Singh Memorial Award this year.

Port Blair, May 16: A Common Entrance Test is proposed to be conducted for selecting candidates for GP Rating Course at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Port Blair. The entrance test shall be conducted at DBRAIT. Accordingly, the written test will be held from 10 am to 11 am on June 3 while the physical test will be held in two spells i.e. from 9 am to 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm on June 7, 2024.

Port Blair, May 16: The Andaman Nicobar Territorial Congress President, Mr.  Rangalal Halder has addressed a demanding issue to the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration regarding the need for the extension and renovation of the APWD Guest House situated in Rangat, Middle Andaman.

He stated that for half a century, the APWD Guest House has been serving visitors with a mere 8 rooms, severely limiting its capacity and failing to meet the burgeoning demand for accommodation which further diminish its appeal to potential guests, hindering its potential to contribute to the visitors.

Port Blair, May 16: The District Administration, South Andaman continues its unwavering commitment to reclaim spaces through determined encroachment drives and many unauthorized structures were evicted in the past few days.

Illegal occupation situated at Prothrapur village has been removed with assistance of revenue field staff and an area of 250 sq. mtrs has been restored to its original position.

Port Blair, May 16: The World Environment Day, marked annually 5th June was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972. Over the past five decades, the day has grown to be one of the largest global platforms for environmental outreach. Tens of millions of people participate online and through in-person activities, events and actions around the world.