Port Blair, Aug 20: FA2I along with Nico Technologies and Enzyme Sanitisation and Disinfection Services today installed an Automatic Full Body Sanitisation Chamber at the entry of the OPD block of G.B Pant Hospital.

Port Blair, Aug 20: The Staff Nurses employed under National Health Mission (MHM) being aggrieved from payment of meagre monthly remuneration of Rs.16, 000/-(sixteen thousand) have approached the Member of Parliament for redressal of their grievances.

Port Blair, Aug 20: The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Shri. N.K. Udhaya Kumar in written communication to the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman has requested to relax the lock down provisions imposed during Saturday and Sunday in connection with the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi which falls on Saturday the 22nd August 2020 so that the citizens can celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi without any constrain. Further the Civic Chief ensured strict compliance and undertaking to follow all the SOPs and Guidelines on COVID-19 management prescribed by the GOI during poojas and other pageantries. The same matter was also communicated to the Superintendent of Police (District), A&N Islands as well.

Port Blair, Aug 20: In view of Ganesh Pooja falling on Saturday 22nd August 2020, the movement of pandits alone from home to temple and back has been allowed by the A&N Administration between 06.00 am to 9.00 am. Immersion of idols and processions shall not be allowed. It should however be ensured that the National Directives for COVID-19 management are complied with by all.

New Delhi, Aug 20: The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in coordination with the Government of India and the Indian Red Cross Society, donated the second shipment of 100 new, state-of-the-art ventilators to assist India in its fight against COVID-19.