Port Blair, Sept. 16: The Hon’ble Minister of Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will be arriving on a visit to these Islands tomorrow (Sept. 17). Soon after arrival, the Minister will visit Calicut Gram Panchayat during which he will visit ‘Amrit Sarovar’ site, IHHL, organic waste compost and interact with the beneficiaries. Thereafter, the Minister will visit Solid Waste Management Cluster at Beodnabad and interact with the PRIs.

Port Blair, Sept. 16: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to remove all old, discarded and unseaworthy small, medium and large boats from Phoenix Bay Jetty seashore area and surroundings as well as Junglighat Jetty area.

Port Blair, Sept. 16: Working towards its commitment to make the A&N Islands drug-free, N&MA District Police is conducting regular raids. Acting on credible information on 15/09/2022, a team headed by SHO PS Billiground SI Madhab Haldar and I/C OP Betapur SI Sushanta Debnath along with other staff members conducted raid and recovered 1.60 Kgs of illicit ganja from the possession of a person namely Kishor Halder @ Manik S/o Shri. Kiron Halder (27) Yrs R/o Pinaki Nagar, Ward No-2, permanent residence of Curtburt Bay. Accordingly illicit ganja was seized and the accused was arrested on the spot after observing all legal formalities and a case has been registered.

Port Blair, Sept. 16: Shri Mandeep Grewal, Founder and President, Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi and LG’s Commendation Awardee for Republic Day 2022 for contribution in Social Work by distributing cooked food during COVID-19, called on Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency today at Raj Niwas.

Port Blair, Sept. 16: Shri Vishal Jolly National Executive Member BJP & Former State President BJP – ANI extends his warm birthday wishes to Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on his 72nd birthday on Saturday. In his message Shri Jolly prayed for his good health and long life to serve the nation with his dynamic leadership.