Port Blair, Dec. 20: The Daily Newspaper Association (proposed) has strongly condemned attack on media personnel and camera crew of ‘News Apptak’ at Port Blair by IRBn Jawans, A&N Police. Physical assault and verbal abuses that too in presence of senior officers of A&N Police is unacceptable, said the President.

Port Blair, Dec. 20: In the run-up to the world's largest vaccination drive, Andaman & Nicobar Islands achieved 100% vaccination to the eligible population with both doses of #COVISHIELD. Shri Vishal Jolly, National Executive Member BJP & Former State President BJP-ANI expressed gratitude towards Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi for providing free vaccines and seamless supply of doses.

Port Blair, Dec. 20: Former State President, BJP, Shri. Vishal Jolly has requested to resume boat service from Rangat to Swaraj Dweep via Shaheed Dweep through in his letter addressed to Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration.

Port Blair, Dec. 20: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 437 passengers who arrived here yesterday, no positive case has been detected. Today, 12 flights with 2111 passengers arrived, out of which, 1656 were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 455 passengers (includes 22 international travellers) and the reports are awaited.

Port Blair, Dec. 20: This year, the eve of Christmas and New Year will be celebrated in A&N Islands on midnight of 24th and 31st December, 2021. In view of the directions issued by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on the control of Noise & Air Pollution during the festive season, general public is hereby informed that only the fire crackers falling into green crackers and improvised crackers shall be used strictly between 11.55 PM to 12.30 AM.