Port Blair, Oct. 16: The Indian Coast Guard conducted exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ to validate the effectiveness of Coastal Security mechanism at Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The exercise commenced at 0600 hrs on 14th Oct and was terminated at 1800 hrs on 15th Oct. The exercise was conducted under the aegis of Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Chairman of UT Coastal Security Committee. The main aim of the exercise was to evaluate the threats emanating from seaward in present geo-political conditions and validate existing Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) of all 17 Stakeholders to neutralize the threat.

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Port Blair, Oct. 15: Mohan Singh, a 49 year old policeman was posted at Baratang. Being in the Police Department, Mohan Singh did follow all protocols of COVID-19 and performed his duties as a corona warrior.

Port Blair, Oct. 15: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Commissioner-cum-Secretary (Education), A&N Administration for early consideration of the pending matter regarding issuances of re-engagement orders of total 744 Part Time staff (i.e. 297 Pre-Primary Teachers, 51 Craft Instructors, 99 Attenders and 297 Ayas) in the education department for the academic session 2020-21.

Port Blair, Oct. 15: On the occasion of the Wildlife Week, on Oct 2, 2020, SPROUTS launched an 80 min, 8-Episode Audiobook titled 'My Friend Dugong' - which will open out a magical underwater world to listeners of all age groups. It is a heart-warming story of a young boy (Lingaraju) and his new mysterious friend (Dugong). This is a humble offering to commemorate the State Animal of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair, Oct. 15: The Central Crime Station in its continuous effort and crackdown against illegal Narcotics in A&N Islands, has arrested 02 drug peddlers.

Information was received by PS Central Crime Station about 02 persons travelling from Kolkata by private airlines on 14/10/2020 who were carrying contraband in a large quantity. Immediately on the direction of Dy. SP (CID) a team comprising Inspr. Mahesh Kr. Yadav, ASI Vijay Shankar, Head Constable P. Mustafa, Constable K. Rajendran, Raja Rao, Mohd. Imran, P. K. Mondal and H. K. Yadav of PS Central Crime Station was formed and rushed to VS International Airport, Lamba Line.