Port Blair, Feb 9: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to allow the Islanders coming back to Port Blair from different part of the country viz. Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, UP, Bihar etc. to undergo RT-PCR test of COVID-19 at Airport, Port Blair as was practiced earlier. The Islanders are facing tremendous hardship to get RT-PCR test report from the designated labs in mainland within 48 hrs of their journey, which is also highly expensive.

Port Blair, Feb 9: The Mission Director, Fit India, Sports Authority of India, New Delhi Ekta Vishnoi has appreciated the efforts of Shri V. Ranjith Kumar, Assistant Director (Sports), A&N Administration for contributing immensely towards the Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for a fitter and healthier India.

Port Blair, Feb 9: Continuing its zero tolerance against the illegal trade of narcotic drugs in South Andaman District, the team of Police Station Chatham apprehended two drug peddlers and seized a total 1.510 kgs of “Ganja” from them.

Port Blair, Feb 9: V Murali, a resident of Calicut, Port Blair has been operating a Waste Plastic Shredding Unit at Port Blair Municipal Council’s Solid Waste Management Centre, situated at Dollygunj, Port Blair.  

Port Blair, Feb 9: Today, BOAS, the benefactor of the event along with a local NGO Compassionate Live in Action (CLA) distributed dry ration kits comprising of 25 essential commodities to 150 Pastors, Imams, Gurus and Poojaris. The occasion was graced by Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament along with other dignitaries.