Port Blair, May 22: Hon’ble Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya and Hon’ble Justice Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee, Judges of the Calcutta High Court shall be sitting/ holding Circuit Court at Port Blair from June 10 to 24, 2024.

Port Blair, May 21: In order to mitigate human crocodile interface, a series of awareness programme was conducted by South Andaman Forest Division at Beodnabad, Jodakilan Dinghighat, Fish Landing Centre at Guptapara, Hobdypur, near Fisheries Jetty at Collinpur, Miletilak, Ranchi Basti (Tushnabad), Namunaghar, Lohabarack, Jirkatang No.2 and Burmanallah to create awareness among the local populace/ villagers about the precautionary measures to be taken to avoid conflicts with crocodiles.

Port Blair, May 21: The second round of training for Counting Supervisors, Micro Observers, Counting Assistants and Counting Staff engaged to assist the Returning Officer, A & N Islands Parliamentary Constituency in counting of votes for General Election-2024, was held in the DBRAIT auditorium here today. The Counting will take place in JNRM Counting Centre, earmarked for Counting of Votes for the A & N Islands Parliamentary Constituency on June 4, 2024.  The Resource Person, Shri Som Naidu, DANICS Retd. while addressing the trainees, apprised them about their important roles & responsibilities during the counting of votes.

Port Blair, May 21: The newly enacted laws will commence on 1st July 2024 and to ensure its effective implementation, the South Andaman District Police conducted a major 2-days awareness campaign for different segments of society.

Police officials of the South Andaman District have conducted awareness programs across various locations in South Andaman District. The areas of the district covered by the program are Haddo, Chatham, Junglighat, Beodnabad, Wimberlyganj, Lamba pahad, Ograbraj, Nimbu Bagicha, Fish Landing Center - Guptapara, Swaraj Dweep, Shaheed Dweep, Neil Kendra, Hutbay. The awareness campaigns were conducted by officers of the ranks of DSsP, Inspectors as well as other ranks of the police.

Mayabunder, May 21: A complaint of theft at Mayabunder Kali Temple was reported at PS Mayabunder. Upon this, a special team, led by Inspector P.K. Abdul Arif, SHO, PS Mayabunder, including HC N.K.K. Kerketta as the Investigating Officer, was formed to trace the offender.

Through thorough site inspections and careful analysis of CCTV footage, the team identified a person, namely Nayan Bar, as the prime suspect. Acting swiftly, they devised a plan and successfully apprehended Nayan Bar. Following his arrest, Nayan Bar was subjected to thorough interrogation, during which he admitted his involvement in the theft at the temple. As a result of the team's diligent efforts, the accused has been put behind bars, and the stolen amount was successfully recovered from Nayan Bar's possession.