Port Blair, June 3: On 02/06/2024, a routine patrol led by Sub-Inspector Rangaswamy, In-charge of OP Wimberly Gunj along with PCs S. Srinivasan & Harinder Kumar resulted in a significant seizure of 32 kilograms of illegal venison (Deer meat).

During the patrol in the Padauk Bagicha area, the team noticed a white OMNI vehicle bearing Registration No. AN01 L-2332 hasty heading towards Wimberly Gunj. The vehicle was promptly stopped for inspection and upon checking, the Police team recovered 32 kilograms of venison inside the vehicle.

Port Blair, June 3: Pencak Silat Association, Andaman & Nicobar Islands going to conduct Selection Trial for upcoming Pencak Silat Championships at 5 pm on 5th June 2024.

There is a selection trial for the Pencak Silat players who are interested in participating 5th South Zone Championship and also 6th Senior National Championship.

Port Blair, June 3: On promulgation of Andaman &Nicobar Value Added Tax Regulation, 2017, the Andaman & Nicobar Value Added Tax Rules, 2020 has been framed for the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) in A & N Islands.

Accordingly, the Andaman & Nicobar Administration vide Notification No. 05/2022  dated 05th  January, 2022 has designated Assistant Registrar of Cooperative Societies as Value Added Tax Officer (VATO), Inspector of Cooperative Societies as Assistant Value Added Tax Officer (AVATO) and Sub-Inspector of Cooperative Societies as Inspector of VAT respectively to carry out the assessment of VAT, computation and imposition of penalties, computation of interest due or owed, anti-tax evasion etc. under Value Added Tax Regulation, 2017 and the Value Added Tax Rules, 2020 in A & N islands.

Port Blair, June 3: A final briefing session was held for the Micro Observers in the conference hall of DBRAIT today on the counting of votes for General Elections- 2024 which will be held at the Counting Centre, JNRM tomorrow (June 4).

Initiating the briefing, the General Observer, ANIPC, Shri Brajesh Narain Singh IAS, enlightened the Micro Observers on their roles and responsibilities. He emphasized the importance of a meticulous examination of the counting process and urged the Micro Observers to work efficiently, ensuring accuracy and avoiding errors while noting down the round wise results during the counting process.

Port Blair, June 3: In terms of the provisions contained under Section 135C of the Representation of the People Act 1951 and read with Rule 86 of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands Excise Regulation 2012, Hon’ble Lt. Governor, Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands has ordered that 04/06/2024 (Date of Counting) to be observed as ‘DRY DAY’.