Port Blair, May 16: Firing practice will be carried on Baffle Range, Brichgunj by ICG on May 18 from 9.30 am to 5 pm.  All concerned have been warned to keep themselves and their vehicle or livestock away from the firing area during the period of firing.

Port Blair, May 15: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has proposed to the Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands to appoint three Nominated Members in South Andaman Zilla Parishad as well as N & M Andaman Zilla Parishad and reserve one seat for women.

In a letter addressed to the Lt. Governor, the Member of Parliament said that there is already a system in place of nominating three Nominated Councillors in the Port Blair Municipal Council. This initiative, he said, has undoubtedly contributed to enhancing management efficiency and effectively addressing public issues within the PBMC.

Port Blair, May 15: In a major development, team of PS Crime & Economic Offence have arrested seven people after seizure of 508.36 grams of Methamphetamine. During the follow-up financial investigation, another person, David Johnson S/o Shri J. Paron (25) yrs., Pvt. Worker R/o Near Lalta Ground Lillipur, Haddo has been arrested on 14/05/2024 for funding the purchase of Methamphetamine. Further investigation is under progress. The entire operation was conducted under the command of Dy.SP (CID) and overall supervision of Shri Rajeev Ranjan, IPS, SP (CID).

Mayabunder, May 15: In order to resolve various inter-departmental issues and public grievances, the Deputy Commissioner, N&MA, Shri Dilkhush Meena, IAS conducted a field visit to Basantipur, Harinagar and Swadeshnagar Gram Panchayat along with Pradhan, Zilla Parishad and Samiti Members and Officials from Revenue, APWD, Electricity, MGNREGA and Rural Development.

Port Blair, May 15: The Election Commission of India has conducted a video conference with the Assistant Returning Officers and technical team of Chief Electoral Office & RO’s Office today for training and instructions on the counting module in ENCORE application in connection with General Election to Lok Sabha-2024.