Port Blair, March 12: On 13th Oct. 2013 a missing report of one Smti Vijay Laxmi 57 years, Physical Education Teacher of Govt. Sr. School, Calicut, W/o Shri Jagnaranyan S/o Late Shiv Narayan was lodged at Police Station, Pahargaon. Efforts are being made by local police to trace out the said women but so far she could not be located. The descriptive roll of missing lady is as follows: Height 5 Feet 5 Inches, Colour: Shallow, hair : Black, wearing brown colour saree at the time of her missing.

In this connection a case vide Crime No. 35/13 dated 19/02/13 U/s 365 IPC has been registered at the Police Station, Pahargaon.

Public has been requested to pass on credible information on the telephone no. 233077 (SP S/A), 250525 (PS Pahargaon),  9474228912 (SHO Pahargaon), 9474208788 (I.O. of the Case), 100 (Police Control Room) to help in tracing out the missing lady.

Port Blair, March 12: The PCC President Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Director of Health Services to fill up all pending posts of Nurses in the department. Having met the Director personally, Sharma said that there are about 500 trained nurses waiting for their turn to be appointed as Nurse in Government Hospitals of the A&N Administration. Such waiting numbers are increasing year after year thus increasing the number of unemployment.

Sharma also mentioned that most of these nurses are about to cross the prescribed age limit to join government service.  As per the communication received from Gandhi Bhawan, the Director has assured to take care of his request.

Port Blair, March 11: The A&N Police celebrated 150 years of Indian Police in a function at the Gazetted Officers' Mess at Atlanta Point, Port Blair on 11th March 2013. The Hon'ble Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder

Singh, PVSM, AVSM, was the Chief Guest along with the First Lady, Smt. Bhawanee Singh, at the function attended by the CINCAN, the Chief Secretary and senior officers of the Administration and AN Command.

Starting from 21 October 2012, Police across the country are celebrating 150 years of service to the nation. The Police Act of 1861 is acknowledged to have marked the beginning of institutionalised policing in India and is still regarded as the basic statute. In the A&N Islands, Captain Wimberly was the first official District Superintendent of Police.

The A & N Police is now headed by the Director General of Police assisted by three IGsP, one DIGP, seven SsP and 20 Dy.SsP, with a sanctioned strength of 5008 personnel. In addition, 792 Home Guards also assist the A & N Police.

At the GO's Mess, the cultural programme by the Police Entertainment Team enthralled the guests. Earlier, the Director General of Police (i/c), Balaji Srivastava, IPS, welcomed the Chief Guest and other invitees on the occasion of the Sesquicentennial celebrations of Indian Police. A visual presentation of photographs covering the history of the penal settlement, Netaji's visit to the Islands and achievements of the A&N Police, was also made before the audience, followed by a display of colourful fireworks.

On his historic visit to the GO's Mess, the Hon'ble Lt. Governor accompanied by the First Lady complimented the DGP for a befitting programme celebrating the 150 years of Indian Police. The A&N Police was commended for its remarkable professionalism, dedication and service to the people of the Islands.