Port Blair, March 1: With the vision to encourage budding talent in the field of Indian Classical Music and to give them an appropriate platform for showcasing their performance, Kala Kendra Society under the Department of Art & Culture, A&N Administration is organizing Indian Classical Music - Vocal & Instrumental Competition on 10th March 2022. The competition shall be conducted for the age group of 11 to 17 years.

Port Blair, March 1: The last date for fresh Admission and Re-Registration for the next year / semester in Indira Gandhi National Open University's for January 2022 has been extended up to 05th March, 2022 without any late fees. Fresh admission seeking candidates can log on - https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in  to complete their admissions process.

Port Blair, Mar. 1: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 194passengers who arrived here yesterday, two positive cases have been detected. During RAT conducted on 28passengers bound for North & Middle Andaman at Ferrargunj, no positive case has been detected. At Mohanpura Bus Terminus, test was conducted on 35 passengers, no positive case has been detected.  At Phoenix Bay Jetty, 12 passengers were tested with RAT, no positive case has been detected.

Port Blair, Mar. 1: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,07,656 beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above have been vaccinated so far in A&N Islands. Similarly, 23,189 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 8673.

Port Blair, Feb. 28:  In the wake of Andaman & Nicobar Command's decision to shut down the flying operations at Port Blair airport for weekly four days w.e.f 01.03.2022 for a period of three months, the Union Home Secretary took a VC meeting today to discuss and find out solutions to ensure uninterrupted air-connectivity to A & N Islands.

The meeting was attended by the Defence Secretary, Govt. of India, the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Sr. Officers of Ministry of Defence, Chief of Staff, A & N Command, Member (Plg), Airports Authority of India and from the A&N Administration, the meeting was attended by the Chief Secretary, Shri Jitendra Narain and Senior Officers of Civil Aviation Department.