New Delhi, Nov. 15: The United States remains a top destination for international students, welcoming over 914,000 international students from over 200 places of origin, according to the 2021 Open Doors Report.  Indian students comprised nearly 20 percent of this number, with 167,582 students in the 2020-2021 academic year.  In fact, the United States remained open and welcoming to international students throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic.  Last year, the U.S. government and U.S. higher-education institutions implemented measures to safely welcome international students in person, online, and via hybrid learning methods, guaranteeing that opportunities and resources to international students remained robust.

Port Blair, Nov. 16: The union Cabinet Chaired by Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on November 10, 2021 approved declaration of JANJATIYA GAURAV DIWAS to commemorate the brave tribal freedom fighters as part of the year-long celebrations of 75years of India's Independence (Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav). The date November 15 also marks the birth Anniversary date of Birsa Munda who is revered as God by Tribal Communities across India. Bhagwan Birsa Munda fought for India's Independence against the exploitative system of British Colonial system and spearheaded movement.

Port Blair, Nov. 16: True Vision Foundation celebrated the birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru as Children’s Day. To mark the occasion, a cultural event was organized by at Kannada Sangha, Port Blair on 14th November 2021. The Editor-In-Chief, The Echo of India, Mr. Vijay Kumar Roy was the chief guest while Smt Suja Johanson, Teacher DIET was the guest of honour.

Port Blair, Nov. 16: The last date for Admission to all UG & PG programmes (except semester based, Certificate/Diploma/PG Diploma programmes) in Indira Gandhi National Open University's for July 2021, is extended upto 22nd November, 2021 without any late fees. For Online admission, log on - and for Offline Admissions, forms can be collected from Regional Centre Office at Mohanpura during working hours ensuring social distancing norms. For more details, visit IGNOU Website – or contact IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair, Kannada Sangha Building, Near Syndicate Bank, Mohanpura, Port Blair. Phone: 03192-242888 or 03192-230111, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. in.

Port Blair, Nov. 16: A total of 5,23,731 doses of vaccines have been administered so far in A&N Islands, out of the target beneficiaries of 2,81,603 (approx.). A total of 1,74,603 eligible people in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been vaccinated till date. A total of 2707 people were vaccinated today in A&N Islands.