Port Blair, July 19: International Conference on –Electronics, Computer, Physical & Chemical Sciences at JNRM, jointly organized by Department of Chemistry, Rajju Bhaiya Institute, VBS Purvanchal University Jaunpur (UP) and Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya Port Blair was inaugurated by lighting the traditional lamp by the Chief Guest of the occasion Shri L. Kumar, IAS, Secretary, (Education) A&N Administration at JNRM on 19th July 2024.

Port Blair, July 19: The Andaman Adventure Water Sports Association (AAWSA) has formally appealed to the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) regarding the recent hike in the Parasailing Annual Hull Survey fees. On behalf of the association, Shri. M. Vinod, President of AAWSA, along with Shri. Anil Meshack and Shri. Saikat Biswas, met with Shri. Sanjeev Lall, Principal Surveyor of IRS, to discuss the financial implications of the increased fees.

Port Blair, July 19: On 15/07/2024, during a routine patrol at Rajiv Nagar, Kadamtala, HC/607 Pradeep Das and PC/2385 Meena Kumari Ekka noticed an elderly woman, seemingly unwell and wandering helplessly in the area. Upon inquiry, the elderly lady stated that she was a resident of Bakultala and had mistakenly boarded a bus from Bakultala to Port Blair. Upon reaching Rajiv Nagar, Kadamtala, she had mistakenly disembarked there. Recognizing her in distress, the officers promptly provided assistance and transported the elderly lady to PHC Kadamtala, where she received the necessary medical treatment and care.

Port Blair, July 19: The State President, Janasankhya Samadhan Foundation (JSF), Andaman & Nicobar Islands Miss Dr Anupama along with Smt Budhini Kumari and Shri Gagandeep Singh submitted epistles sent by JSF to the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS. Population Day is celebrated annually on July 11. It was established by United Nations in 1989 to raise population issues including family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health & human rights. Themes of Population Day revolve around issues such as reproductive health, family planning, gender equality, poverty alleviation & sustainable development. By raising action on Two Child Policy aims to contribute to a more sustainable & equitable India for all.

ANCA to Participate in the Global Event

Port Blair, July 19: July 20 is celebrated worldwide as International Chess Day. This year is particularly special as it marks the 100th anniversary of the World Chess Federation (FIDE). To commemorate this milestone, the World Chess Federation (FIDE) will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the most games played within 24 hours on July 20, 2024.

The Andaman Nicobar Chess Association (ANCA) is proud to participate in this global event by organizing the "International Chess Day #100 Years Simul Event" in Port Blair.This event aims to be part of the Guinness World Record for the most games played within 24 hours. The event will take place at Marina Park, in front of the Govt. Girls School, on July 20 from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM.