Port Blair, Aug 30: Central Crime Station police in its continuous efforts to crackdown on bootlegging, illegal and spurious liquors, strikes hard against bootleggers and conducted a Jungle search operation at Hazaribagh jungle Ferrargunj area.

I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of these islands, especially to my sisters and brothers of Kerala, on the auspicious occasion of Onam.

Onam is celebrated to honor the memory of King Mahabali, the most renowned ruler of Kerala, whose compassionate and peaceful supremacy is believed to have brought peace and prosperity to the kingdom.

Port Blair, Aug 30: To help fight the COVID Pandemic, the Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry with the A&N Administration has completed a 200 bedded COVID Facility centre at JNRM and Girls School Auditorium. The formal handing over of the facility will be done on Monday 31st Aug 2020 at 4.00 pm in the presence of the Secretary (Health) and the Deputy Commissioner (South Andaman).

Port Blair, Aug 30: The President, Inner Wheel Club of Port Blair Mrs. Komal Anand along with her team members took an initiative to donate 22 mattresses with mattress protectors for charity in a small function at Chinmaya Mission which was attended by the Secretary Social Welfare, A&N Administration Ms. Geetika Sharma. Out of the 22, twelve were donated to the old age home at Ferrargunj on 28th August 2020.

Port Blair, Aug 28: The Deputy Commissioner (SA), Shri Suneel Anchipaka, SP (SA) alongwith Chairman, PBMC, Adhyaksh, ZP (SA) and Ward Councilors and other Officers of the District Administration made visit to various market locations in and around Port Blair area to create awareness among the public and vendors in its bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.