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Local Congress stages ‘Chakka Jam’ and ‘Jail Bharo Andolan’ in Baratang, Rangat and Diglipur against the dire condition of NH-4 road

TMI Bureau Port Blair, Nov 08: To press the Central Government and A&N Administration to reconstruct and repair the damaged NH-4 road, the Andaman & Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee organized a massive "Chakka Jam"' and "Jail Bharo Andolan" in 3 places of North & Middle Andaman District here on Wednesday. The protest at Rangat was led by ANTCC President Shri Rangalal Halder, while the protest at Diglipur was led by ANTCC Campaign Committee Chairman Shri TSG Bhasker and the protest at Baratang was led by Zilla Parishad Member Shri Alagarswamy. The impact of the Chakka Jam was visible on the roads, as all types of vehicles remained off the road across Baratang, Rangat and Diglipur and all shops were shut down. A large number of people gathered at the protesting site and pressed for a respite from the dilapidated NH-4 road by reconstruction or repair of the same. The Congress leaders including Shri Rangalal Halder, Shri TSG Bhasker, Shri A

‘Seva Cops’ this is how 67th Police Constable Batch of ANP renders humanity

Port Blair, Nov 08: If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden. The 67th Police Constable Batch of Andaman Nicobar Police received a call from G.B. Pant Hospital, Port Blair on 28/10/2023, for blood requirement of O-ve, O+ve and B+ve for lady and pregnant patients. Police cops respond promptly, Shri. Saravanan a very rare blood group (O-ve), Shri T Madhav Rao (O+ve), Shri Ujjwal Pandey (O+ve) and Shri Sambhu Murthy (B+ve, this is his 46th time blood donation towards needy patients) donated blood at G.B. Pant Hospital, Port Blair. Patient's family members expressed their gratitude to ANP. This batch cops is always celebrating of their family functions/ceremonies at orphanages in our Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Recently, Smti. Pasha celebrated her daughter's birthday at Pranab Kanya Sangha Delanipur, Port Blair and Shri Sambhu Murthy also celebrated his daughter's birthday at Pranab Kanya Sangha Delanipur, Port Blair and Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram

One more chess player from Islands opened International Chess Rating

Port Blair, Nov 01: It is a proud moment for the Islanders as M Tanish a young chess player from A&N islands has opened his international Chess Rating as per the latest International Rating list published on 31st October 2023 by the World Chess Federation (FIDE). M Tanish, a Class VI student of VKV Lamabline participated in the 36th National under 11 Chess Championship 2023 held in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh from 01- 07 October 2023. He played pretty well in the tournament and scored 5 points out of which 4 points were scored against rated players from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Punjab and Telangana that led him to open the International Rating.

New age Social Media menace, the noose must be tightened up

TMI Bureau Port Blair, Nov 01: Of late it has been observed that multitude of digital media channels/ social media handlers have mushroomed up across Andaman and Nicobar Islands, at one aspect, it is a boon with the advancement of digital technology, and on other aspect these unregulated digital media channels/ social media handlers may jeopardize the strategic importance of these islands in more than several ways. As you all aware that Andaman and Nicobar Islands lies at a critical juncture in the Indian Ocean and its has ability to support India's maritime security, surveillance, response capabilities, and geopolitically as the islands are situated at the crossroads of the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea, making it a crucial point in the region's geopolitics. Any endeavour to development, be it corporate or industrial in these Islands require clearance from the Govt. machineries. The islands are closer to Southeast Asia and the Malacca Strait, a major shipping rout

Risky Condition of NH-4: Baratang Police dislodges vehicles from potholes and rescues 133 passengers

Baratang, Oct 25: On the 19th of October 2023, an incident occurred at Sastrinallah, Baratang, when a heavily loaded Tipper and an STS Bus got stuck in the deep potholes. Regrettably, this occurrence led to a complete standstill in traffic along NH-4, lasting from 1430 hrs to 2300 hrs. The dedicated efforts of the Baratang Police finally led to dislodging the Tipper and STS Bus from the potholes. As a result of this incident, the last convoy from JPP Middle Strait to JPP Jirkatang was delayed by 9 hours and resuming back at 1215 hrs. The Baratang Police went an extra mile by arranging a late-night dinner for all 133 passengers, which included children and elderly people who were part of the convoy at JPP Middle Strait. The North & Middle Andaman District Police remains dedicated to fostering trust and cooperation within the community. We continuously strive to go beyond our core law enforcement duties by actively engaging with citizens and addressing their needs, a press releas

CPI (M) urges Nitin Gadkari to make NH-4 in motorable condition and to order CBI investigation

Port Blair, Oct 25: CPI (M) has demanded investigation through Anti Corruption Branch of CBI into the renovation work of National Highway 4 and construction of bridge at Middle Strait in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. CPI (M) has further demanded to take immediate steps to make the NH4 in the Middle Andaman District at least in motorable condition so that sufferings of thousands of people using the road can be minimized to a great extent. In a letter sent to Shri Nithin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, New Delhi, D. Ayyappan, Secretary, CPI (M) A & N State Organising Committee drew his attention to the dreadful and dismal condition of National Highway 4 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands after the road was re-constructed/re-laid by the NHIDCL in the recent past. CPI (M) Secretary stated in the letter that the re-construction/re-laying work of the National Highway 4 (previously known as Andaman Trunk Road) which connects the two districts of S

Surgery Department in GBPH is succeeded in conducting some major surgeries on patients

Port Blair, Oct. 18: The Surgery Department in GBPH is conducting some major surgeries on patients that are conducted only in few centers of excellence in the mainland. The Department recently conducted breakthrough surgeries in young patients. On 22nd July 2023, a 28 year old male was admitted to GBPH-ANIIMS due to history of fall. The CT scan of head revealed major bleeding in the brain on the back side of the head. He was taken up for an emergency neurosurgical operation on the same day. A team of surgeons headed by Dr. G. Gajendraraj, HoD & Professor-Surgery and supported by Dr. Sharan R. Kumar, Anaesthesiologist successfully conducted the surgery. The patient was subsequently shifted to Surgical ICU, where he regained consciousness the very next day and made ambulant on the 2nd day. He was discharged after one week with no post op sequel. Another surgery was conducted on a 5 year old girl, which saved her life. On 18th August, 2023, she was brought to GBPH-ANIIMS with inju

Joint team of CID Unit arrests one and recovers 2.095 kgs of Ganja

Port Blair, Oct 11: On 04/10/2023, on the basis of a credible information, a joint team of PS Central Crime Station and Narcotics Cell of CID Unit under the leadership of Inspector Vishal Ram, SHO PS CCS and Inspr. S.Kannan, I/c Narcotics Cell in a significant breakthrough achieved the arrest of one person involved in illegal drug activities. The accused has been identified as Mohd. Shabib S/o Shri Mohd. Shamim (34) yrs R/o Chandini Chowk, Shadipur. During the operation, the team successfully recovered 2.095 Kgs of Marijuana from the possession of the accused. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and the arrested accused was produced before the court to obtain his police custody remand to ascertain further involvement and source. On investigation, it is found that the seized ganja was transported through postal services. The entire operation was carried out under the direct supervision of Sh. Vinay Mathur, DANIPS, Dy.SP (Narcotics). Relentless efforts of A&

Olake from Great Andamanese Tribe becomes Engineer

Port Blair, Oct 04: OLAKE, son of Look is going to be the first Junior Engineer (Civil) from the Great Andamanese community (One among Six tribes in A&N Islands) settled on the Strait Island. Shri Pronob Sircar, Tribal Welfare Officer, Andaman & Nicobar Administration circulated this information through a social media post. Tribal youth undergoing a process of civilization represents a remarkable journey of cultural adaptation and integration. As these young individuals transition from their traditional tribal lifestyles to engage with mainstream society, they encounter a complex intersection of values, customs, and norms. This process often involves acquiring formal education, learning new skills, and adopting modern technologies. Through this transformation, tribal youth gain access to a wider range of opportunities, including improved healthcare, employment prospects, and a broader perspective on the world. However, it is essential to strike a balance between embracing cha