Port Blair, April 9: Since the moon has not been sighted in these Islands today, the Andaman & Nicobar Hilal Committee in its meeting has unanimously decided that ‘Eid-ul-fitr’ will be celebrated in these Islands on 11th  April 2024.

I extend warm and heartiest greetings to the people of Telugu Community of Andaman & Nicobar Islands on the auspicious occasion of Ugadi, marking the commencement of Telugu New Year.

Let us cherish the rich traditions, cultural heritage, and values that bind us together, fostering unity and harmony among us.

Tushnabad, April 9: In the mid-night of April 6-7, 2024, acting on specific intelligence received from a reliable source, a police team comprising Inspector Girish Kumar, SHO, PS Central Crime Station (CCS), Sub-Inspector Parvash, Head Constable Sanjit Madhu, Sanjay Kujur, K. Venkateshwar Rao, Shibani Biswas, Constables K. Rajendran and N. Thangaraj of CCS Police Station led by Shri. Kumar Abhishek, Dy.SP (CID), conducted a raid in Tushnabad. During the operation, the team seized 405 grams of Ganja from the possession of one Vishal Singh, S/o Shri. Sikander Singh R/o Tushnabad. Vishal Singh was promptly arrested on the spot following the due legal procedure. The raid was conducted under overall supervision of Shri Rajeev Ranjan, IPS, SP(CID).  Accused Vishal Singh is a habitual offender with previous involvement in five cases.

Port Blair, April 9: In an innovative endeavour aimed at raising awareness regarding the perils of drug abuse, anti-drug awareness stickers were affixed on LPG cylinders distributed within the community. Spearheaded by the Anti-Narcotics Police Station, this initiative seeks to engage a broad audience and impart vital knowledge about the adverse consequences of substance misuse.

RO calls upon officials engaged in Election Duty to discharge their duties with utmost sincerity for free, fair & transparent election in ANIPC

Port Blair, April 9: As part of the preparations for the ensuing General Elections -2024, the third and final round training for the Presiding Officers and the Polling Officers was organised at Dr. B. R Ambedkar Institute of Technology (DBRAIT) auditorium here today. The Presiding Officers & Polling Officers engaged in Election duty for Port Blair Tehsil attended the training. Returning Officer, ANIPC/DC (SA), Shri Arjun Sharma, IAS and other officials related to Election Training were present on the occasion.