Port Blair, Nov. 19: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has raised urgent concerns regarding the challenges faced by the fisherfolk community in Baratang Island. In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, A&N, the Member of Parliament has demanded immediate action on several crucial matters affecting the daily lives of the fishermen.

The key issues highlighted by the Member of Parliament included:

Construction of Floating Fiber Jetty: The Member of Parliament emphasized the necessity of constructing a floating fiber jetty at Khari Basti Nilambur Ward No. 01 to ensure the safety of fishermen, who currently face the risk of crocodile attacks while accessing the blacktop road.

PBGKR in Association with ISMAT Celebrates Children’s Day with the Residents of Pranab Kanya Sangha

Port Blair, Nov. 19: Spreading smiles and sharing joy has always been our motto. With this motto and with an aim to make the not so privileged children of our society feel a part of our extended family, Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi (PBGKR) in association with ISMAT – A Women’s Initiative, celebrated Children’s Day today at Bageecha, Port Blair.

The day was filled with learning and entertainment for everyone present at the venue. Starting with a yoga session by Yogacharya Shivani Singhkapath, wherein the participants were taught different forms of Yoga and breathing techniques; the day saw a series of events before concluding with lunch and gift distribution.

Port Blair, Nov. 19: The general public have been informed that plying of unregistered vehicles is a serious violations of Motor Vehicle Laws and the provisions provided in the Motor Vehicles Act 1988 are as follows:

Section 39 of MV (A) 2019: No person shall drive any motor vehicle and no owner of a motor vehicle shall cause or permit the vehicle to be driven in any public place or in any other place unless the vehicle is registered in accordance with the Chapter IV (M V Act) and Certificate Of Registration of the vehicle has not been suspended or cancelled and the vehicle carries a registration mark displayed in the prescribed manner. Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to a motor vehicle in possession of a dealer subject to such conditions as may be prescribed by the Central Government.

Port Blair, Nov. 19: The North & Middle Andaman District Open Chess Championship 2023 was concluded successfully at Pokadera Community hall, Mayabunder today. The championship was organised by the North & Middle Andaman District Chess Association (NMADCA) under the aegis of Andaman Nicobar Chess Association (ANCA).

Smti. P K Sandhya Prasad, Forest Ranger, Mayabunder Range was the chief guest for the opening ceremony who made the ceremonial first move on the top board to kick start the event in presence of organisers and office bears of NMADCA.

Port Blair, Nov. 19: The State Institute of Education, Port Blair will be conducting the NMMSS Examination in A&N Islands on Dec. 29, 2023 under the guidance of Ministry of Education (MoE). The Selection Test/ Examination will be conducted to select students presently studying in Class VIII (Eight) for award of Scholarship under the centrally sponsored scheme National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS) for the academic session 2023-2024.