Port Blair, May 25: A meeting was held under the Chairmanship of the Returning Officer, ANIPC, Shri Arjun Sharma, IAS in the conference hall of the District Office South Andaman to review the arrangements made for the Counting of votes on June 4 for the Elections held for the ANIPC on April, 19, 2024.

Initiating the meeting, the RO, at the outset, urged the participants to ensure smooth conduct of Counting at the JNRM Counting Centre, earmarked for Counting of Votes for the A & N Islands Parliamentary Constituency on June 4, 2024. He directed the officials to complete all the required arrangements at the Counting Centre well in advance to enable the RO’s Office to start the Counting Process in time under the supervision/presence of the General Observer appointed for the purpose.

Port Blair, May 25: The Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, A&N Administration will be conducting Hobby Classes during this summer vacation for the benefit of the school going children to enable them to utilize their vacation fruitfully. The classes will be conducted in the discipline of Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Football, Swimming and Table Tennis.

Port Blair, May 26: A Common Entrance Test is proposed to be conducted for selecting candidates for GP Rating Course at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Port Blair. The entrance test shall be conducted at DBRAIT. Accordingly, the written test will be held from 10 am to 11 am on June 3 while the physical test will be held in two spells i.e. from 9 am to 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm on June 7, 2024.

Port Blair, May. 26: All concerned have been informed that the Election Commission of India has notified the period between 7 am on 19th April, 2024 (Friday) and 6.30 pm on 1st June, 2024 (Saturday) as the period during which conducting and publishing or publicising exit poll by means of the print or electronic media or dissemination in manner whatsoever, the result of any exit poll in connection with the General Elections-2024, shall be prohibited.  

Port Blair, May 26: Distant Cautionary Signal-I has been hoisted at Port Blair port. Squally weather with gusty surface wind exceeding 45 kmph is very likely to be along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast. Sea condition is very likely to be rough to very rough. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea till May 27 or further notice.