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123rd Birth Anniv. of Alluri Sitarama Raju celebrated

TMI Correspondent Port Blair, July 08: The Andhra Association, Port Blair has celebrated the 123rd Birthday of Alluri Sitarama Raju on July 04, 2020, who was an Indian revolutionary involved in the Indian independence movement. He led the Rampa Rebellion of 1922, during which a band of tribal people and other sympathisers fought in the border areas of the East Godavari and Visakhapatnam regions of Madras Presidency, in present-day Andhra Pradesh, against the British Raj, which had passed the law. He was referred to as "Manyam Veerudu" (Hero of the Jungle) by the local people. However, some followers of Alluri Sitarama Raju were first stepped into these islands in the beginning of 19th century and survived with families here. The team members of Andhra Association garlanded the statue of Alluri Sitarama Raju at the premises. Speaking on the occasion, the General Secretary, Shri B. Ramakrishna has expressed his happiness over celebration of the Birth Annivers

MP concerns for Islanders’ health; requests for many rectifications at GB Pant Hospital

Port Blair, July 08: During the implementation of Lockdown since the ending of March month, as per the MHA guidelines, children below 10 yrs. and senior citizens above 60 yrs. are used to avoid visiting GB Pant Hospital for average illnesses. But, patients who are undergoing dialysis are faced many challenges especially who are coming from far areas, and regular blood checkups are already stopped in GB Pant Hospital. Due to which, many islanders are unable to take proper care of their elderly persons and children at their home and managed anyhow. Consequently, the health department felt some relax in its service and paid less care to its equipments. However, the Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma in the interest of Islanders has gave attention on the GB Pant Hospital and requested for many rectifications. Establishment of CATH Lab in GB Pant Hospital: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands has requested the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands last

Have fear to dream about internet speed in the A&N Islands: Citizens

TMI Correspondent Port Blair, June 24: 'Since past many years, months and days, even after listing in radio news and reading in newspapers about the news that internet speed will be increased soon in the A&N Islands has break our trust time and again on the issue. Now a new day is decided all of a sudden that from July 01, 2020 the high speed mobile date will become a reality in these islands. But, having fear to dream about changing commitments and feel like let not assume until happen in reality', citizens say.

Glowing tributes paid to Galwan martyrs at Buniyadabad

Port Blair, June 24: A solemn homage programme was organised at the Buniyadabad community hall on June 23, 2020 evening to pay tributes to the Galwan martyrs. Residents and youth of Buniyadabad, Ward No-8 under the leadership of Mr. K Ganeshan, Municipal Councillor of this ward, along with the residents and youth of the area paid tributes to the brave Indian soldiers who lost their lives in a violent face-off with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley on June 15. Saluting the valour and courage of the 20 soldiers, Mr. K Ganeshan said it the duty of every islander to pay tributes to the brave soldiers. Citizens must work to make the country stronger and self-dependent. Islanders must offer prayers for the safety and well-being of soldiers since they defend us. The clash in the Galwan Valley is the biggest military confrontation between India and China after their clashes in Nathu La in 1967, in which 80 Indian soldiers were martyred while the People's Liberation Army (PLA) lost ov

Administration will look into only what they want to; Is rest are happening under the supervision of “Mr. India”?

TMI Correspondent Port Blair, June 24: It is good news for people that, the PBMC has taken up renovation of nine Community Halls in various Wards for the benefit of the people with the fund of Rs.7.15 crores allotted by Administration. On the other side, the Multipurpose Hall at Buniyadabad is turning into a unique monument as still it is left for display purpose only instead of multipurpose use for the residents of the area since its completion. The Multipurpose hall in Ward No. 8, Buniyadabad has been in a ready condition since 5 years now after its inauguration on 14th August, 2015. But it has been left as a monument without any proper use for the people of the area. The Port Blair Municipal Council is not allowing people to arrange any functions in this community hall. The people of the area are celebrating special occasions as Birthdays, Sankranti, wedding receptions, etc. in the playground despite having a ready Multipurpose Community Hall at Buniyadabad. But this build