Rangat, Nov. 24: On 25/10/2023, a case of misappropriation of Government funds amounting to Rs. 56,88,395/- at the ANIDCO Wine Shop, Rangat was registered at PS Rangat under relevant sections of the law. Two of the accused persons were arrested on the same day and sent to judicial custody after thorough interrogation. However, a widespread search of prime accused namely G. Vinod Kumar, Manager of ANIDCO Wine Shop was underway as he was missing from these islands.

Port Blair, Nov. 24: A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party, A&N Islands, led by its State President, Shri Ajoy Bairagi met Hon'ble Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ayush, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday. Shri Bairagi discussed some vital issues pertaining to the development of Islands.

In his letter submitted to the Union Minister, Bairagi highlighted various issues like Construction of Deep Water Harbour at Diglipur which is a long pending demand of the people of North Andaman. He also emphasized on opening of a ticket counter at Billiground, which will help them book tickets. At present they are forced to travel to Mayabunder to do so.

Port Blair, Nov. 24: The Grand Finale of the Talent Hunt Competition in Port Blair, an extraordinary display of the diverse talents of school children, reached a triumphant conclusion on 23 Nov 23. The event, hosted at the Dweepika Auditorium, featured an impressive array of performances including dance, singing, solo acts, yoga, instrumental performances, and group dance, with participation of a total of 150 students. The competition, a joint initiative by the Defence Wives Welfare Association (DWWA) and Navy Children School, underscores their commitment to nurturing creativity and talent within the community. Mrs. Latha Saju, President of DWWA (A&N Region), graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

Car Nicobar, Nov. 24: On the intervening night of 22 & 23 Nov 23, ICG Ship Vishwast provided assistance to Fishing Boat “Adonai” (Regn. No. IND-AN-SA-MM-2112) and towed it to Carnic harbour. The boat had left Junglighat harbour on 19 Nov 23 with 13 fishermen and was fishing near Car Nicobar when its propeller shaft got broken and boat got started drifting in rough seas.

Port Blair, Nov. 24: On 21/11/2023, acting on a specific intelligence input received from reliable source, Police team comprising of SI Parvash, Head Constable Sanjit Madhu & K. Venkateshwar Rao, Constables N. Thangaraj, Chandran, K. Rajendran, Nanak Singh and Lady Home Guard Saramma of PS CCS conducted raid at Japan Road, Dairy Farm and seized 4.69 grams Methamphetamine from the possession of Sathya Priyan S/o Shri. N. Chandran (24) yrs, Pvt. Driver R/o Dairy Farm near Japan Road. He was arrested on the spot after observing all codal formalities.