Port Blair, July 29: In view of Id-ul-Zuha falling on Saturday the 1st of August 2020, the movement of people for prayers from home to place of worship is allowed by the Administration between 07.00 am to 12.00 noon, said the District Magistrate, South Andaman in an order issued today.

People Throng at Petrol Bunks to Fill Fuel With No Clarity on Implementation of Lockdown by ANI Administration

Port Blair, July 28: With the unpredictable approach of the Andaman & Nicobar Administration and the ever rising number of COVID-19 positive cases in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, there is a panic created among the islanders. The reason being a sudden decision to close down the Liquor Vending Shops overnight, by the District Magistrate, South Andaman yesterday and the uncontrollable number of cases getting recorded day by day.   

Port Blair, July 28: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested Lt. Governor, A&N Islands to bring a Specialist Surgeon from mainland for few days for putting AV Fistula to the existing 17 dialysis patients of GB Pant Hospital.

Court to Remain Closed from Today

Port Blair, July 28: A test was conducted upon one of the staff of the District & Sessions Judge, presently attached to the Court & Office of the Judicial Magistrate, First Class, 2nd Court, Port Blair who has been tested COVID-19 positive. In lieu of the situation arisen and considering the safety measure, the entire court and offices at Port Blair shall remain closed from 28th July 2020 to 31st July 2020 or until further order, whichever is earlier.

I, N.K. Udhaya Kumar, Chairperson of Port Blair Municipal Council earnestly appeal to each and every citizen of the Island to strictly follow the norms of social distancing ‘do gaz ki doori’ (jo hai bahoot zaroori) and use of face mask and timely sanitization.  As we are once again passing through a very critical phase, a small mistake from our side will lead to further panic and distress.