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Dr. Omkar Singh LIVE on AIR

March 17, 2020

Port Blair, March 17: Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast a special edition of LIVE phone-in interactive programme ‘Morning Tea-Aapke Saath’ on 18.03.2020 (Wednesday) from 7.15 AM to 7.55 AM. The topic of discussion is “Steps taken by Administration to tackle COVID-19”. Director of Health Services Dr. Omkar Singh will be the […]

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Preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19: Classroom transactions in all schools of A&N Islands from Class IV to Class XII suspended

March 16, 2020

Port Blair, Mar 16: In pursuance to undertaking of preventive measures to contain spread of COVID – 19, all classroom transactions in all schools of Andaman & Nicobar Islands from Class IV to Class XII has been suspended immediately till further orders. However, examinations of Class X & XII will continue as usual.  The School […]

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Member NDMA reviews preparedness of UT Administration to contain spread of COVID-19 in Isles : Hails measures taken by A&N Administration

March 16, 2020

Port Blair, Mar 16: Mr. Rajendra Singh, the Member, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) visited Andaman & Nicobar Islands today and reviewed the preparedness of the UT Administration to contain the spread of Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in A & N Islands. During his stay in the Islands, he visited isolation ward created by […]

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Andaman suspends all Tourism Activities amidst COVID-19 fear but tourists struggle with refunds; AATO intervenes

March 16, 2020

  Port Blair, Mar 16: The Andaman and Nicobar Administration has suspended all tourism activities to contain spread of Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in these far flung Islands but now tourists seems to have finding it difficult to get refund for cancellation of tour packages.   Raising this issue the president of Andaman Association […]

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Voice call test run done between Port Blair & Chennai through OFC successful

March 16, 2020

Dr.Dinesh CANI-SMCP( Chennai Andaman &Nicobar Islands – Sub-marine Cable Project) is basically provisioning of submarine Optical Fiber connectivity between Chennai and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. A successful test run was done between Port Blair and Chennai late in the evening on 7/3/2020. It is a Govt. of India project, implemented by the USOF unit of […]

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COVID-19: Advisory for commuters travelling in stage carriage buses

March 16, 2020

Port Blair, Mar 16: The Administration is taking all measures to prevent further spread of Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in the Islands. Stage carriage buses and other public transport are essential services transporting commuters from one place of another. The operators and commuters travelling in the buses and other modes of public transport have […]

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COVID-19: Entry of tourists to Chatham Saw Mill, Mount Harriet, Wright Myo eco-tourism sites and Collinpur beach suspended

March 16, 2020

Port Blair, Mar 16: In view of the declaration of recent Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as pandemic and public health emergency of international concern by World Health Organization (WHO) and on the basis of issuance of various advisories and directives on the subject from the Health Department of A & N Administration to avoid and postpone […]

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BJP A& N Island Delegation meets Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways

March 16, 2020

Port Blair, Mar 16: Mr. Ajoy Bairagi, the State President- BJP A & N Islands, Mr. Vishal Jolly, former State President & Core Committee member-BJP, A & N Islands, Mr. D.C. Arunagiri, State Vice-President, BJP, A & N Islands & Mr. N.K. Udaya Kumar, State President, Yuva Morcha, BJP, A & N Islands & Chairperson, […]

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Principal Secretary Health Visits Quarantine/Isolation Wards, RMRC & INHS Dhanvantri

March 16, 2020

Port Blair, March 16: The Principal Secretary (Health), Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Mr.  K R Meena along with the DHS (I/c), Dr. Munnie Singhania and the Novel officer  (COVID-19) Dr. Avijit Roy yesterday visited quarantine/isolation wards prepared for keeping suspected/ confirm cases  for COVID19. He visited PHC Chouldari and inspected wards (15 beds) made to […]

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Special Drive by A&N Traffic Police

March 16, 2020

Port Blair, March 16: In view of instances of rash, negligent & drunken driving in the Municipal areas by mischief makers A&N Islands Traffic Police conducted a special drive against drunken and disorderly driving on 14.03.2020 & 15.03.2020 late night. During the drive, around 700 vehicles were checked by the traffic teams and 159 vehicles […]

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