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Showing posts from September 29, 2023

497 bottles of 100 ml Codeine-based cough syrup were seized, and one person was arrested. SP (CID) is seeking information from the general public regarding illegal activities

TMI Correspondent Port Blair, Sept 29: It appears that some youths in these islands are not only consuming various drugs but also engaging in the illegal drug supply business, which has become a cause for concern regarding the future of the youth. A 28-year-old individual who already has two criminal cases under the Extortion Act and IT Act is now facing charges under the NDPS Act. Youths at their age could attempt to crack government job exams, plan for legal online/offline businesses, pursue legal self-employment, or work for reputable agencies or organizations. However, choosing to engage in illegal businesses by any means may destroy the career and future of any individual. Nevertheless, Shri Rajeev Ranjan, IPS, SP (CID), while addressing a press conference in his chamber today, said, ‘In continuation of our fight against drugs, acting on specific intelligence input, one person was arrested on 28/09/2023, namely Pushpa Raj Shukla (28 yrs.), residing in Garacharma, who was fou

ANIIMS / GB Pant Hospital has made significant advancements in Cardiac and Cancer treatments on its path to becoming self-reliant

Port Blair, Sept. 27: The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS today inaugurated a 4D Colored Echo Machine for diagnosis of various congenital and acquired heart problems and an exclusive Chemo Immunotherapy Unit (CITU) to treat cancer patients at ANIIMS / GB Pant Hospital in the presence of Secretary (Health), Dr. Satyendra Singh Dursawat, IAS, OSD ANIIMS, Dr. Anil Agarwal, Director, ANIIMS, Dr. Pragya Sharma, Director of Health Services, Dr. Suja Antony, Quality Assurance Team, Faculty members, Senior Doctors and staff of ANIIMS / GBPH. After inauguration, the Chief Secretary was briefed about the functioning of the newly installed Echo Machine by Dr. Srikant, Cardiologist, ANIIMS. A demo of the working of the new Machine was also carried out. Following installation of this machine, ANIIMS / GBPH will join the league of few centers of excellence providing advance technology for diagnosis of various congenital and acquired heart problems, thus creating a

PM Modi distributes 1000 appointment letter to new recruited individuals in A&N Islands through video conferencing

TMI Bureau Port Blair, Sept 27: The employment fair was conducted at 46 locations nationwide and PM Modi distributed nearly 51,000 appointment letters across India. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 26/09/2023 distributed nearly 1,000 appointment letters in Andaman and Nicobar Islands alone to newly recruited individuals under 'Rozgar Mela' (employment fair) through video conferencing in the auditorium of Dr B R Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Port Blair. "I congratulate all the newly inducted recruits who have received appointment letters today under Rozgar Mela. Use of technology in government schemes curbed corruption, complexities and boosted credibility, comfort," the PM said during the event, while addressing new appointees during 'Rozgar Mela' via video conferencing. Speaking to the media, the Minister of State for Home, Youth Affairs and Sports, Nisith Pramanik, who was the chief guest of the event here, said, "I would like to congratul

Indian Cyclists: Rising Stars at the Asian Games 2023

New Delhi, Sept 20: A total of 10 Indian cyclists have been selected by the Cycling Federation of India to compete in the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China. The selected cyclists will be seen competing in two disciplines: Sprint and Madison. Esow Alben, the young Indian cyclist from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands first burst onto the scene in 2019 when he became the first Indian to win a medal at a World Championship. His silver in the world junior championships made him one of India's best cyclists at the tender age of 18. Now with experience under his belt, he became the first Indian to win a medal in a top European race when he won bronze at the Finale Bahnen-Tournee in Germany earlier this year. Certainly, he is a star in the making, and he is India's best hope to win a medal in cycling for the first time since 1951.

Chef Ashwar Pal Singh has crafted 1009 Kgs Laddu for Ganesha

Port Blair, Sept 20: The renowned chef of A&N Islands, Mr. Ashwar Pal Singh, owner of 4 Seasons Event Management, initially planned to craft a 500+ Kgs laddu for the festive occasion. However, he and his team's effort doubled down the Laddu by 1009 Kgs. The mammoth laddu was put on display at the 4 Seasons campus on VIP road have drawn large crowds. Islanders from all over have flocked to the venue to witness Andaman's very first and record-breaking 1009 KG Laddu. A grand rally was organized on 19/09/2023 and ceremoniously handed over to the Ganesh Puja committee of the Netaji Club, Port Blair.

Awareness about eye donation was created at Chinmaya Mission

TMI Correspondent Port Blair on Sept 13: This awareness program was organized as part of the 38th National Eye Donation Fortnight, which took place from August 25th to September 8th, 2023. The program was organized by the National Programme for Control of Blindness & Visual Impairment (NPCB&VI), Directorate of Health Services, UT Health Mission A&N Administration, and it was held in the conference hall of Chinmaya Mission on September 3rd, 2023. Speaking on the occasion, Swami Shuddananda Saraswati (Guruji) recalled the importance of eyes in every living being's life by explaining the meaning of "Sarvendriyanam Nayanam Pradhanam." He further informed the gathering that in the Sanatana Dharma, there are no restrictions on the donation of eyes after life. He said that if a sighted person could help a blind person see the world through their eyes, even after their own life, it would be among the most precious contributions to humanity. Ophthalmologist Abhis

Impressive paintings, sculptures on the theme Mangrove- an exhibition with a difference

TMI Correspondent Kolkata/Port Blair: Of late, the art lovers of Kolkata and many from places in and around the city had the opportunity of seeing a conglomeration of paintings and sculpture by a group of promising artists under the aegis of an organisation appropriately named 'Mangrove'. It was the Seventh Annual Painting - Sculpture Exhibition of this unique organisation held for a week at the 'New South Gallery' of the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata. Among the participants in the said exhibition were altogether 19 painters, sculptors and cartoonists. Mahananda Gomasta, a well-known artist, who carved out a niche for himself as a sculptor of great repute in Andaman and elsewhere also, flew in to take part with his pieces of sculptures in this event. A host of art luminaries including Renowned artist and former Principal of Indian Art College, Kolkata Dr. Subimalendu Vikas Sinha, National Awardee poet Arun Kumar Chakraborty, renowned history researcher Dr. Swapa

Our Health is Our Biggest Asset: MS Murugan

Port Blair, Sept 13: "Our Health is Our Biggest Asset, is indeed an important message that needs to be emphasized in today's world", MS Murugan says. The impact of our passionate efforts in educating the public about the advantages of embracing fitness is clearly evident and reflects in one's health. It's heartening to know that the students who attended the fitness sessions expressed their gratitude for the transformative experience they had under the guidance. He appeals everyone to prioritize their health on a daily basis is a valuable reminder. Taking time for one's health not only improves physical well-being but also contributes to a healthier and more fulfilling life overall. Grand Master Shihan MS Murugan, conducting mental and physical fitness, laughter therapy, aerobic and martial arts training to one and all at CRC Brookshabad, Port Blair.