Port Blair, June 8: In a notification issued by the High Court at Calcutta, Appellate Side, the Registrar General has notified that the physical functioning of all the courts in the District may be resumed in a limited form, from June 8, 2020, subject to the availability of transport and the attending circumstances at such places. The District Judges should exercise their discretion with extreme case and caution. Hearings of bail matters through VC will continue on a daily basis till the lockdown is completely lifted and normalcy restored.

Port Blair, June 8: Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President, BJP, Andaman & Nicobar Islands has today re-constituted the State Media Cell of BJP, A&N Islands and appointed Shri. Uday Shankar Singh of Port Blair City as State Convener of Media Cell, BJP, A & N Islands.

Port Blair, June 5: World Environment Day is observed worldwide on June 5 and celebrated to encourage awareness on environmental protection. "The celebration of this day provides us with an opportunity to broaden the basis for an enlightened opinion and responsible conduct by individuals, enterprises, and communities in preserving and enhancing the environment" as described by United Nations. The day raises awareness about the environmental issues like global warming, marine pollution, human over-population, protection of wildlife, and sustainable consumption. It has spread so far and wide, that WED has become a global platform for countries to reach out to the public. The theme of World Environment 2020 is 'celebrating biodiversity’ a concern that is both urgent and existential. The fact is that the current environmental crisis is a warning that we must heed collectively. We must now fundamentally rethink our relationship with the living world, with natural ecosystems and their biodiversity.

Port Blair, June 8: The Traffic Branch of A&N Police organised meetings with the auto rickshaw drivers and private bus drivers and conductors on 01.06.2020 and 06.06.2020 in the conference hall of PS Aberdeen under the chairmanship of Shri. Arjun Prasad, Inspector Traffic and Shri. Ajay Kumar Rai, Dy.SP (Traffic) respectively, by maintaining proper social distancing.  Around 50 to 60 Auto/Bus drivers participated in the meetings. During the meetings, they were informed the precautionary measures of COVID-19 to be strictly compiled with respect to Auto Rickshaw/Bus.

Port Blair, June 5: The weather forecast indicates formation of low pressure area over Andaman Sea and East-Central & adjoining South East Bay of Bengal around 08 Jun 20. It is likely to intensify further during subsequent 24 hours and is likely to become well marked deep depression. Under its influence, heavy rain, squally winds gusting upto 30-35 knots and very rough sea conditions are likely to remain over Andaman sea till 12 Jun 20.