Port Blair, Oct. 21: The Hon’ble Lt Governor, A&N Islands has ordered waiving off of various annual registration fees and user charges of Tourism service providers, in order to provide relief to Tourism sector facing the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic.  

Port Blair, Oct. 21: On 21st October, the Police Flag Day was observed by A&N Police to commemorate the supreme sacrifice made by valiant police personnel in the service of nation. From this year, Government of India has decided to observe ‘Commemoration Day’ as a Police Flag Day, followed by commemorative events upto 31st October (National Unity Day). On this solemn occasion, A&N Police force led by Sh. Dependra Pathak, DGP, A&N Islands along with rank & file paid homage to the brave souls who laid their lives at the altar of duty by placing wreath at Saheed Smarak, Parade ground, Police Line.

Port Blair, Oct. 21: The State Bharatiya Janata Party Team who were on an official tour to New Delhi under the leadership of Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President returned to Port Blair today morning.

Port Blair, Oct. 21: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Secretary (Social Welfare), A&N Administration to ensure timely disbursement of Pension/Allowances to the Old age, Widows, Destitute and Divyanjan persons who did not receive their entitled pension/allowance since the past 5 - 6 months. The beneficiaries in absence of receipt of pension are unable to procure their day to day requirements and are forced to depend on others. The MP has requested the Secretary (SW) to issue specific directions to the concerned authorities to ensure timely disbursement of their pension/allowances every month without fail.

Port Blair, Oct. 21: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration for sailing of boat (s) to North & Middle Andaman from Port Blair and vice versa to clear the stranded peoples including students, patients, businessmen, farmers among others. The residents are struck up for the past few months at Port Blair and different locations in south Andaman due to transportation problems and wish to return to their homes in view of Durga Puja festivals, which is the prime festival for the Bengal community.