Port Blair, July13: Nine positive cases have been detected today in A&N Islands, of which, 5 were from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 7 flights with 1021 passengers arrived, out of which, 860 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 101 passengers and the reports are awaited.   

Port Blair, July 12: Andaman & Nicobar State Secretariat of the CPI (M) strongly condemns the violence unleashed by Sangh Parivar supporters at Diglipur, North Andaman today (12.07.2022). Reports reaching from Diglipur revealed that a group of Sangh Parivar supporters entered the shop of a shopkeeper at Diglipur and vandalized the shop, attacked the workers in the shop and also physically attacked the shopkeeper saying that he was involved in cow slaughter.

Port Blair, July 12: A rugby team from Andaman & Nicobar Islands participated in Senior National Rugby Sevens Championship 2022 for Men & Women which was held at Patliputra Sports Complex, Patna, Bihar from 9th June to 12th June 2022, organized by Indian Rugby Football Union. Two players from Port Blair, Mr. A. P. Wajid Ali and Mr. N. Mohammed Shamim were selected in men's team. They took part in this tournament and played 3 matches.

Port Blair, July 12:  The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma on 10th July 2022 inaugurated the Multipurpose Hall of Brindaban area of South Andaman, which was constructed under MPLADS funds at the cost of Rs. 54.42 Lakhs.

Port Blair, July 12: Acting on a specific information received from reliable source, one youth Suresh Kumar, S/o M. Anand, 25 Yrs, R/o Near Mini Stadium, Dollygunj was arrested by PS Central Crime Station with 275 gms of Ganja on 12/07/2022. The ganja was clandestinely concealed inside a footwear pair parcel sent from West Bengal. The accused was intercepted soon after he received contraband parcel from a courier service situated at Gurudwara Lane.