Traditional Song and Dance Performances Keep the Audience Spellbound

Port Blair, April 14: ‘Pohela Boishakh’, the Bengali New Year was celebrated in a grand way at Bageecha – an initiative of Andaman Chronicle today. The celebration began with prayers to the divine as per Bengali tradition by all those present on the occasion. This was followed by an introduction on the history of ‘Pohela Boishakh’ by Mrs. Reba Bawali, Retd. Headmistress, Education Department, A&N Administration.

Port Blair, April 15: On the occasion of 69th Fire Service week, the Directorate General Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards, MHA, Govt. of India, New Delhi has announced DG Disc and commendation certificate in favour of officers/officials of different organization of different States & UTs. 

Three Fire officers of A&N Fire and Emergency Services have been awarded Bronze Disc & Commendation Certificates. This marks a significant moment for A & N Fire and Emergency Services and A & N Police, as it's the first time they have received such recognition.

Port Blair, April 15: On 08/04/2024, information was received in PS Shaheed Dweep that a tourist has not returned back to the resort since 07/04/2024 morning, when he left on a cycle before sunrise.

Subsequently, a team was formed for the search of the missing person and upon checking of CCTVs, it was found that he was cycling towards Neil Kendra on 07/04/2024 at around 4 am. With this clue, it was assumed that he was cycling towards Neil Kendra for watching the sunrise and accordingly search was initiated in the jungles around Neil Kendra. Police Marine Force and local fishermen community were also roped in to aid search in the sea.

Port Blair, April 15: The Hon'ble Lt. Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands has declared the Summer Vacation for the year 2024 in respect of all Government, Private Aided and Unaided Schools of A&N Islands with effect from 02nd May, 2024 (Thursday) to 30th June, 2024 (Sunday) for 60 days. All schools shall reopen on 01st July, 2024 (Monday).

Port Blair, April 15: The Office of the   Returning   Officer, Andaman & Nicobar Islands Parliamentary Constituency has received complaints regarding violation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) guidelines by YouTube channels/ WhatsApp Groups since the implementation of Model Code of Conduct from 16th March, 2024. Acting on the complaints, the Returning Officer, ANIPC has taken strict action and Show Cause Notices have been issued to Admins of the YouTube Channels/WhatsApp Groups.