Port Blair, Feb 21: On 09/02/2021, Police Station Central Crime Station received information regarding Ganja concealed in a parcel being transported through India Post. A team comprising SI Bisavjeet Prasad, Constable Amos George and Raja Rao tracked the parcel to Shaheed Dweep and arrest of Jotin Roy s/o Late Ramakanta Roy r/o Village Ram Nagar, Shaheed Dweep with 1.100 kg Ganja. Jotin Roy has been convicted for possession of Ganja in 2013.

Port Blair, Feb 21: A week long Mime workshop was organized by Kala Kendra’ – A &N Islands Society for Promotion of Art & Culture under Department of Art & Culture, A & N Administration from 12th to 18th February at Andaman Club, Port Blair with the aim to provide a platform to young artists of the Island to explore their hidden talent in the field of theatre with special reference to Mime which is an art to present a story through body motions, without the use of speech.

ICGS Annie Besant Toes the Boat to Mark Fort

Report: Sarpreet Kaur

Port Blair, Feb 19: Five Indian fishermen hailing from Andaman & Nicobar Islands were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard after the engine of their fishing boat failed mid sea. The fishers along with their boat were tracked by the Indian Coast Guard after a distress call was sounded.

It is learned that the five fishermen had left for fishing from Andamans few days ago before the incident took place. Sources inform that all five of them have been rescued and safely bought to Mark Fort in the Karaikal District of Puducherry, where the Fisheries Dy. Director of the district had met them today and found the fishers in good health.

Port Blair, Feb 21: Motivated by the UN secretary general Antonio Guterres’s call in April last year for a halt to “horrifying global surge in domestic violence” during the lockdown, Women’s Wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) has launches a 10-day ‘Strong Family, Strong Society’ nationwide campaign with a view to establishing peace within the family and the society across the country. The campaign will run between February 19 and 28, 2021.

Tribal Council Demand Immediate and Stern Action Against the Accused

Report: Sarpreet Kaur

Port Blair, Feb 19: A Girl belonging to tribal community of Teressa was allegedly raped and made pregnant by a non-tribal man named Ravi working in a private firm in the Island. This horrible incident has shocked the tribals of Teressa, the Tribal Council now demanding a stern action against the accused.