Port Blair, July 20: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 2, 62,687 beneficiaries have been vaccinated so far in A&N Islands, out of the target beneficiaries of 2, 81, 603 (approx.). A total of 4430 people were vaccinated today in A&N Islands. A total of 70,929 eligible people in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been vaccinated till date.

Port Blair, July 20: Recognizing the efforts of Andaman based NGO, Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi (PBGKR), the national news channel, NDTV on 17th July 2021 aired an interview of Shri Mandeep Grewal, President of the NGO. In its live programme ‘Sewa- A way of life’, NDTV focused on the selfless services being rendered by the Sikh Community across the globe, reaching out to the Andaman & Nicobar Islands where the Sikh community through the NGO has been doing exemplary service for the people of the islands.

Port Blair, July 20: Continuing with the action in compliance of the District Magistrate Order to prohibit manufacture, storage, distribution and sale on all forms of processed/flavoured/scented chewing tobacco, whether going by the name of Gutkha, Pan masala, Zarda packed and unpacked/loose etc. which contain tobacco and or nicotine as an ingredient in the entire District of South Andaman, the Officials of Food Safety Department of District Administration conducted surprise raids in the last few days in and around Ferrargunj & Port Blair area.

On Behalf of Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri Ajoy Bairagi, State President, BJP – ANI extended his warm wishes to all Islanders on the occasion of Eid – ul – Adha / Bakr Id.

Port Blair, July 20: Captain Ashim Kumar Bhattacharjee was remembered on the 21st anniversary of his Martyrdom in a solemn gathering at PBMC’s Capt. Ashim Kumar Bhattacharjee Park, Junglighat.