Port Blair, Feb 19: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands has expressed his wholehearted gratitude to Hon'ble President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu for appreciating his endeavours and performance in Parliament as a public representative from Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Kadamtala, Feb 19: In a decisive move on 19/02/2024, the vigilant team at PS Kadamtala acted upon credible information regarding the arrival of an individual at Kadamtala Bazaar for the illicit sale of venison. The operation, led by SI P.M Krishna Kumar, SHO PS Kadamtala, HC Pradeep Das, PCs Sikendar Khan, Sevika Xalxo and Palani, successfully intercepted the suspect.

The suspect, identified as Subendu Kumar Mondal, was observed carrying 02 heavy plastic bags going behind the Bengali Hotel, Kadamtala in suspicious manner. A noticeable hesitation and quick retreat upon spotting the police led to the team's suspicion. A thorough search of the bags revealed wildlife-protected red meat, suspected to be venison.

Port Blair, Feb 19: The passengers/general public have been informed that due to administrative reasons, the announced sailing schedule of the vessel Sindhu from Port Blair to Little Andaman on 21st February, 2024 and her return voyage from Little Andaman has been cancelled. Passengers those who are holding the tickets of Sindhu have been advised to cancel their tickets and get full refund. However, to facilitate the commuters of Little Andaman, the Directorate of Shipping Services has scheduled the vessel MV Bharat Seema to sail for Little Andaman on 21.02.2024 at 0700 hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail back to Port Blair on the same day at 2000 hrs from Little Andaman.

Port Blair, Feb 19: The Andaman & Nicobar Police have initiated a ground-breaking effort to counter cyber threats through a unified strategy. In our commitment to nurture a robust environment against cybercrimes, we extend an invitation to the residents of A&N Islands to actively participate as Cyber Volunteers. In today's interconnected world, cyber threats loom large, posing significant risks to individuals, businesses, and national security.

Port Blair, Feb 19: The cargo vessel MV Chuglam will sail for Campbell Bay via Little Andaman, Car Nicobar, Chowra, Teressa, Katchal & Nancowry on 24.02.2024 (Sat) at 0900 Hrs from Haddo/ Chatham Wharf and will sail for Port Blair immediately after discharging/ loading of Cargo at the respective ports. Booking of cargo for the above sailing will commence from 21.02.2024 onwards beween 0900 Hrs & 1300 Hrs at Commercial Wing.