Port Blair, July 26: As a part of 73rd Van Mahotsav celebration, 2022 the Middle Andaman, Forest Division organized  a Mini Marathon under the theme RUN FOR BETTER TOMMOROW “Save Forest, Save Planet Earth” on 26/07/2022 at 0630hrs. The marathon was flagged off by Shri. Satyaprakash Singh, IFS, Divisional Forest Officer, Middle Andaman, which commenced from the Forest Check Post Rangat and culminated at Divisional Forest Office, Middle Andaman Hawamahal, via Forest central nursery Parnashala covering a distance of 07Kms.

Port Blair, July 26: Shri M.Vinod, President AATO along with its members visited the Kargil memorial at Tagore college of education, Middle Point and paid  floral tributes to soldiers who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War and laid a wreath at the  Kargil war Memorial on Kargil Vijay Diwas.

Port Blair, July 26: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,92,122 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,901 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years.  26,468 beneficiaries in the age group of 12 to 14 years have been administered both doses of vaccine. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 56,893.

Port Blair, July 26: To bring the Transparency and Accountability in the Electoral process, ECI is constantly utilizing IT enabled solutions and bringing necessary enactments by amendment in Election Laws.

Ministry of Law & Justice has amended the Representation of the People Act, 1950 vide the Election Laws (Amendment) Act, 2021 dated 30th December, 2021. The amendments in the said Acts broadly cover the following aspects: -

Port Blair, July 26: Nine positive cases have been detected today in A&N Islands, of which, 7 were from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 8 flights with 932 passengers arrived, out of which, 834 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 59 passengers and the reports are awaited.