Campbell Bay, July 24: The tribals of the Nicobar District are one among the worst hit among the islanders during the Boxing Day Tsunami of 2004. The Tsunami had not only caused the lives of hundreds of tribals but had also rendered them hand to mouth, with their coconut farms getting destroyed. Sixteen long years have passed since then and the tribals are still struggling to get their deserved support from the government. To add to the situation, the Corona pandemic too has brought a scare among the community as they complain that there is no proper screening of passengers arriving in the Nicobar group of islands.

Kamorta, July 24: A crocodile estimated to be around eight feet in length attacked a fisherman of Daring Village in the Nancowry group of islands. The incident took place yesterday at around 6.30 am when Anthony, the fisher was fishing in the shallow waters around one and a half kilometres from the shoreline. The attack took place when Anthony got down from his Hodi (country boat) in knee deep waters.  

Port Blair, July 24: The 65th Foundation Day of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) at its office at Middle Point, Port Blair. Shri Ajoy Bairagi, State President, BJP was the chief guest on the occasion and hoisted the BMS flag.

Campbell Bay, July 24: Nicobar District Police in its constant endeavour to eradicate the menace of illegal sale of liquor has once again proved their efficiency and efforts to curb down the bootleggers with a seizure of 1455 bottles (1267 Nos of 750 ml and 125 Nos of 375 ml  and 67 Nos. Can Beer).

Port Blair, July 24: The Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank organised a Loan disbursement Programme at Rangat and Billiground on 22nd July, 2020 for Consumer Durable Personal Loan scheme.