Mayabunder, Nov. 14: Children’s Day was celebrated by the District Child Protection Unit, N&M Andaman at Government Primary School Mayabunder today under the guidance of Shri Ankit Yadav, IAS Deputy Commissioner, N&MA. School students and staff of the DCPU, N&MA participated in the celebration. Shri Subhajit Basu, Hon’ble Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mayabunder, N&MA was the chief guest on the occasion while Shri Ashish Joon, Assistant Commissioner (HQ) Mayabunder was the guest of honor. Shri Tarun Kumar Mondal, Hon’ble Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Civil Judge, Mayabunder, N&MA, Shri A.S. Frijo, Deputy Commandant, Indian Coast Guard Station Mayabunder and Dr. Priyanka Iqbal, Medical Officer, Ayurveda, Dr. R.P. Hospital, Mayabunder were the special guests on the occasion.

Port Blair, Nov. 14: The National Book Week-2023 observance from Nov. 14 to 20, 2013 got underway at State Library, Middle Point today. As part of the observance, a ‘Book Exhibition’ is being organized at the State Library by the Education Department. Books ranging from novels, children’s literature, books on personality development, competitive exams, biography, cookery, mythology, fantasy, science fiction, books on modern maker of India besides books on history of Andaman and Nicobar Islands etc. have been displayed.

Port Blair, Nov. 14: The Admit Card for all the eligible candidates appearing for the Physical Endurance Test (Level I, IIA, KB and III) who have applied for the post of the Group C (Industrial) Mazdoor in Middle Andaman Forests Division have been uploaded in the portal. All concerned have been advised to download it after login through the portal

Port Blair, Nov. 14: All electricity consumers and general public have been informed that, to create safe corridors for electricity feeders and tie lines, the Electricity Department will exercise line clearance and pruning of dangerous trees standing near Panther-I and Panther-II Tie Line at Bambooflat to Wimberlygunj, Hopetown, Mathura, Brindavan, Ferrargunj to Jirkatang, Stewartgunj, Kanyapuram, Wimberlygunj to Shoal Bay on Nov. 16 between 7 am and 3 pm.

Port Blair, Nov. 14: Heavy rain (07-11 cm) is likely to occur at one or two places over Andaman Islands on Nov. 17 & 18.  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.