Port Blair, Aug. 10: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,94,304 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23923 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years. 27, 526 beneficiaries in the age group of 12 to 14 years have been administered both doses of vaccine. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 162856.

Port Blair, Aug. 10: During the RTPCR test conducted on the incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday, one person was found COVID positive. Today, 10 flights with 1598 passengers arrived, out of which, 1444 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 113 passengers and the reports are awaited.  

Port Blair, Aug 8: Extending his solemn prayers on the day of truth and peace, Muharram, the Member of Parliament of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma today said that Muharram commemorates the supreme sacrifice made by Hazrat Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Mohammad.

Port Blair, Aug 8: Shri Vishal Jolly National Executive Member BJP & Former State President BJP-ANI has requested to hold regular Circuit Bench of the Learned Central Administrative Tribunal at Port Blair in every successive month or in the event if the same is not possible, then in such eventuality it was also requested to exempt the Andaman & Nicobar Islands from the jurisdiction of the Central Administrative Tribunal, Kolkata Bench and further enable the Islanders to file service matters before the Hon'ble High Court, Calcutta, Circuit Bench at Port Blair through a letter addressed to Hon’ble Prime Minister, Hon’ble Union Home Minister & Hon’ble Union Minister of Law & Justice.

Port Blair, Aug 8:   Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency called on Hon’ble President, Smt. Droupadi Murmu ji today at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. Briefed on various ongoing projects in A&N Islands.