Port Blair, Aug 20: In view of Ganesh Pooja falling on Saturday 22nd August 2020, the movement of pandits alone from home to temple and back has been allowed by the A&N Administration between 06.00 am to 9.00 am. Immersion of idols and processions shall not be allowed. It should however be ensured that the National Directives for COVID-19 management are complied with by all.

Port Blair, Aug 20: The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Shri. N.K. Udhaya Kumar in written communication to the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman has requested to relax the lock down provisions imposed during Saturday and Sunday in connection with the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi which falls on Saturday the 22nd August 2020 so that the citizens can celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi without any constrain. Further the Civic Chief ensured strict compliance and undertaking to follow all the SOPs and Guidelines on COVID-19 management prescribed by the GOI during poojas and other pageantries. The same matter was also communicated to the Superintendent of Police (District), A&N Islands as well.

Port Blair, Aug 20: On behalf of the all elected and nominated Councillors of PBMC, N.K.Udhaya Kumar, Chairperson, PBMC has extend heartfelt gratitude to Shri Abishek Dev, IAS for his sincere and tireless contribution during his tenure as Deputy Commissioner (South Andaman) in developing of Port Blair city to sky height  and fighting the COVID -19 Crises. “His spirit and commitment towards public service is exemplary in meeting the aspirations of the Citizens”, said Udhaya Kumar.

New Delhi, Aug 20: The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in coordination with the Government of India and the Indian Red Cross Society, donated the second shipment of 100 new, state-of-the-art ventilators to assist India in its fight against COVID-19.

Port Blair, Aug 20: In view of the present pandemic COVID-19, the last date for applying for online application for admission to 2 year D.El.Ed Course of DIET, Garacharama has been extended from 22.08.2020 to 31.08.2020. The aspiring candidates can submit their online application for admission through Common College Admission portal URL http://colllegeadmission.andaman.gov.in.