Port Blair, July 16: IGNOU has extended the last date for fresh admission for all the courses offered under the online and ODL mode for the July 2024 session. The last date is now 31st July. Interested and eligible candidates can visit the official website and register themselves for new OD Land online mode courses of IGNOU. The admission process is fully online, and one needs following documents for register: scanned passport size photograph, scanned signature, scanned documents of required educational qualifications etc. For fee payment, candidates can make use of credit card, debit card and other online payment methods.

Port Blair, July 16: The provisional merit list of candidates who applied for admission in Four Years Integrated Programme in Education viz. B.Sc.B.Ed. Mathematics and Computer Science, B.A.B.Ed. English, Hindi and History for the academic session 2024-25 in Tagore Government College of Education, Port Blair will be  published on 22/07/2024 and will be available at http://collegeadmission.andaman.gov.in  under Announcements” for information of all concerned.

Port Blair, July 15: On 14th July 2024, at approximately 1855 hours, Police Station Ograbraj received a phone call reporting a murder at Bachra Pahad, Chouldari. The caller indicated that a son had killed his father. Acting swiftly, police team comprising of SI Devanand Pathak, SHO PS Ograbraj, SIs K.V. Abdul Salam, Agnes Barthloma, HCs Vijay Kumar, Ashok Kr. Roy, PCs Jayanto Biswas, Martin & Abdul Rehman was formed and instantly rushed to the spot. Upon arrival, they encountered the complainant Shri Manas Chakraborthy near the location. Manas identified the deceased inside the house as his father-in-law Narayan Ch. Mondal. Manas stated that his father-in-law regularly visited his brother-in-law Pawan Ch. Mondal, who lived alone at Bachra Pahad to bring him food.

Port Blair, July 16: Squally weather with surface wind 40-50 kmph is very likely to be along and off A&N Islands. Sea condition is also likely to be rough to very rough. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into sea along and off A&N Islands till July 20. For further enquiries/information, one may contact Helpline of State Emergency Operation Centre at Helpline No. 1070 & District Emergency Operation Centre at Helpline No. 1077. For any emergency/assistance at sea, call Coast Guard SAR Agency at Toll Free number 1554.

Port Blair, July 15: A delegation led by Miss V. K. Mariyam Bibi, Chairperson of the Education & Social Justice Committee of the Zilla Parishad South Andaman, along with PRI members and representatives from the fishermen community, recently met with Shri Vishwendra, Secretary of Fisheries, to address the long-standing demand for land allotment to fishermen.