Port Blair, Sept. 25: As a part of a series of capacity-building prpograme under Scheduled Tribe Component, ICAR-CIARI in collaboration with KVK Nicobar and ICAR-IIWBR, Karnal conducted a capacity-building programme on 22ndt Sep 2022 at Perka village, Car Nicobar.

Diglipur, Sept. 25: A Community Interaction Programme for fishing community of Smith Island was conducted by Diglipur based Indian Coast Guard District Headquarters on 25 September 2022. During the session the fishermen were educated on the safety aspects while operating at sea, importance of adhering to weather warnings, use of Coast Guard toll free helpline No 1554 for seeking assistance for 'search and rescue' at sea.

Port Blair, Sept. 23: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma today met the Secretary of Transport Department and highlighted the crucial issue of shortage of buses in Diglipur region for which general public, especially school children are suffering heavily.

Highlighting the problem of Diglipur region, the Member of Parliament said that due to shortage of STS Buses, school going children, especially girl students, are facing huge inconvenience on a daily basis, due to overcrowding and getting no seat inside the bus.

Port Blair, Sept. 25: Six positive cases have been detected today in A&N Islands from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 12 flights with 1889 passengers arrived, out of which, 1677 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 188 passengers and the reports are awaited.  

A truck got stuck on the muddy road of NH4 today at Lorojig. The situation was such that the commuters were forced to wait for nearly four hours till a JCB reached the spot at 3:30 pm and pulled it out.

Pic Dr. Dinesh