Port Blair, Oct. 1: The ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, A&N Islands today inaugurated National Webinar Series on Agricultural production and entrepreneurship development in Andaman Islands in COVID Scenario through Technological interventions. The webinar has been planned in collaboration with NABARD, PORT BLAIR from 1-23, October 2020.

Port Blair, Oct. 1: This year Durga Puja is being organised and celebrated in the middle of unprecedented pandemic. This demands proper and adequate health safety measures for the citizens. Puja Committees must ensure the health and safety norms for themselves and for the participants and visitors.

In pursuance of the discussion and the resolutions in the Co-ordination meeting of the District Administration authorities with Durga Puja organisers/ club representatives on 24th Sept. 2020, the following guidelines are notified for the information and necessary action.

Port Blair, Sept. 30: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief General Manager, A&N Telecom Circle, BSNL, Port Blair to restore the networking of BSNL at Hut Bay, Little Andaman. Due to networking problems in some area of Hut Bay, the digital services like online Tele-education classes for the students and other e-services are badly been affected. 

Port Blair, Sept. 30: Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President, Bharatiya Janata Party has requested the Lt. Governor and others concerned to stop the eviction drives during this time of pandemic.

Bairagi said that it has been brought to his notice that a large number of encroachments both old and new (temporary and permanent structures) have been evicted during these times of the pandemic from various villages of different districts.

Port Blair, Sept. 30: Central Crime Station in its continuous efforts and crackdown against illegal Narcotics in A&N Islands, has arrested 02 drug peddlers. On 25/09/2020 a credible information was received by SHO, PS CCS that one person namely P. Mohammed Puhari R/o Bimblitan will be striking a deal of ganja at Bimblitan Main Road. The information was immediately conveyed to Dy. SP (CID) and accordingly a raiding team comprising Inspr. Mahesh Kr. Yadav, SHO, PS CCS, Inspr. Mohd Elias, SI T. Dilla Rao, ASI Vijay Shankar, Head Constable Sanjay Kujur, Constable P. K Mondal, K. Rajendran, Hari Krishna Yadav of PS CCS rushed to the spot and later intercepted one person who was coming from Bimblitan side carrying one carry bag. On asking, he disclosed his name as P. Mohammed Puhari S/o Late Peer Sultan (45) yrs R/o Bimblitan. During frisking & search the raiding team recovered 1.220 Kg illicit ganja from his possession. The recovered ganja was seized on the spot. The accused was arrested under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act-1985 and a case was registered at PS CCS. The raid was conducted under the supervision of Sh. Ajay Rai, DANIPS, Dy.SP (CID) and overall command and supervision of Shri Ravi Kumar Singh, IPS, SP(CID).