Will Vaccinations Meant for Mainstream Humans Suit the Endangered Tribal Population, Remains a Question

Port Blair, Feb 1: After the Ang tribe (Jarawas) suffered from the outbreak of Malaria few years ago, it was only the Onge population and the Sentinelese who were spared from this modern diseases till now. In a report collected from sources, it is learnt that one female among the Onge tribe was detected with malaria recently.

Port Blair, Feb. 1: The A&N Islands has achieved zero active positive case status of COVID19 today on 01.02.2021 for the third time. With the last four cases got discharged; 02 from GB Pant Hospital Port Blair and 02 from Defense hospital the active case became zero for these Islands. However, the tests for the various categories will still continue as per the protocol.

Port Blair, Feb. 1: Naval Ship Repair Yard (NSRY), Port Blair, which undertakes repairs and refits of Naval warship, yardcraft and floating docks, concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Govt ITI, Port Blair for providing Industrial Exposure Trade Training Programme for trainees of various ITI trades. This is in Pursuance of the National Apprentice Ships Promotion Scheme.

Port Blair, Feb. 1: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has provided Rs. 20,40,587/- from MPLAD fund for construction of Waiting Hall in the back side of Ortho Ward and Toilet Blocks in the back side of Female Ward within the premises of GB Pant Hospital, Port Blair. The move is to facilitate the poor inter Island patients coming from far-flung Islands, for their stay free of cost during treatment process.

Port Blair, Feb. 1: In view of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the Police Training School, Prothrapur organised one day online short course on “Traffic Rules, Regulations (With Latest Amendments) its Management on 29/01/2021.