Port Blair, April 16: Shri Ramnavami will be celebrated at Chinmaya Mission Port Blair on April 17, 2024 from 9.30 am to 12 noon. From 9.30 am to 11 am Shri Sunderkand path will be held followed by Bhajan and Satsang. AT noon 12 pm Arati and homam will be performed followed by Prasad distribution at 12.30 pm.

Port Blair, April 16: In an effort to achieve 100% active participation of the electorate in the General Elections 2024, the Election Commission of India has taken special initiatives Vide Order No.3/4/4/ID/2024/SDR/ Vol. I Dt.  19th March, 2024, to encourage the electorate to exercise their most basic democratic right.

The Election Commission of India has directed that all electors who have been issued Elector Photo Identity Card(EPIC) to produce the EPIC for their identification at the Polling Station before casting their votes.

Traditional Song and Dance Performances Keep the Audience Spellbound

Port Blair, April 14: ‘Pohela Boishakh’, the Bengali New Year was celebrated in a grand way at Bageecha – an initiative of Andaman Chronicle today. The celebration began with prayers to the divine as per Bengali tradition by all those present on the occasion. This was followed by an introduction on the history of ‘Pohela Boishakh’ by Mrs. Reba Bawali, Retd. Headmistress, Education Department, A&N Administration.

Ban on unlawful assemblies and prohibition on holding of public meeting during the period of 48 hours ending with the hours fixed for the close of the poll

Port Blair, April 15: The Election Commission of India has announced the General Elections-2024 (Phase-I) in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Parliamentary Constituency and Polling will be held on 19/04/2024 from 0700 hrs. to 1800 hrs. Under Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 which connotes prohibition for conduct of public meetings during the period of 48 hours ending with hour  fixed for conclusion of poll, the Election Commission of India has issued specific instructions inter-alia during the last 48 hours of end of poll by taking into consideration for ensuring creation of conducive environment for conduct of free and fair polling especially in context of Law and Order view point by banning unlawful assemblies and prohibition on holding public meetings.

Port Blair, April 15: On the occasion of 69th Fire Service week, the Directorate General Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards, MHA, Govt. of India, New Delhi has announced DG Disc and commendation certificate in favour of officers/officials of different organization of different States & UTs. 

Three Fire officers of A&N Fire and Emergency Services have been awarded Bronze Disc & Commendation Certificates. This marks a significant moment for A & N Fire and Emergency Services and A & N Police, as it's the first time they have received such recognition.