Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/Under the initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development and National Council of Teachers Education to address the need of a digital national platform for teachers named DIKSHA, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited teachers of CBSE...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/Wrong side overtaking With the vehicular population exploding, roads in the city continue to live up to its infamy as 'killer road' with public transport vehicles racing against each other for money at brisk speed caring two hoots for rules, pedestrians and other road...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/The District Administration of South Andaman will conduct the written examination for recruitment to the post of Surveyor tentatively on October 28, 2018. The decision was taken by the competent authority in view of receipt of less number of online applications and for...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/Various activities were carried out in and around the premises of Khalsa Public Senior Secondary School here from Sept 1 to 15 as part of observance of Swachhta Pakhwada. The School Management Committee, Principal, staff and students participated in the activities with...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/The Central Govt. Employees and Workers all over India observed 19th September, 2018 as ‘All India Demands Day’ to press for the 10 – Point Charter of Demands submitted to Govt. of India. The call to observe the day as ‘Demands Day’ was given by the Confederation of...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/The Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) organized an Orientation and Capacity Building workshop on Prevention and Control of HIV & AIDS for the students of Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya (JNRM) on Wednesday. More than 70 students from...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/As part of the Paryatan Parv-2018 Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair organized Block Level Neighbourhood Youth Parliament at Gram Panchayat Hall, Tushnabad on Wednesday in association with Gram Panchayat, Tushnabad. Ms Mary Jasinsta, Pradhan, Gram Panchat was the chief guest...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has condoled the sudden demise of Babulal Kar (Bablu), owner of Ananda Restaurant. He was 52 and passed away on Wednesday at GB Pant Hospital due to brain haemorrhage.  In a release, the Member of Parliament...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have deeply mourned the demise of Smt KG Mary, 90 years,  w/o K.G. Thomas, r/o Hope Town. She passed away on the 17th of this month. In a release, the...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/The Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Hello Doctor Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. In the programme, expert Dr. Kushal will participate to discuss on the topic “Bipolar Affective Disorder” and will respond to viewer’s queries. Viewers can...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/In the next episode of the programme ‘Apne Panchayat Se’ to be broadcast by All India Radio here, the Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, will be LIVE on AIR on Sept 24. Listeners from across the islands can participate in this programme by calling...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/All India Radio here will broadcast a Short Play titled ‘Aloye Phera’ in its Bangla programme tomorrow at 5.30 pm. The play is written by Smt Kaberi Debsharma and produced by Smt Bably Sharma.

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, IGNOU Regional Centre organizes special video classes every Saturday. On Sept 22 during forenoon session from 10 am to 1 pm, the CD on the topic ‘NAYI KAVITA ME ADHUNIK BODH AUR UPANYAS will be played. Similarly...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Sept 19 to 23, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with intermittent moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/ICAR- KVK, N&M Andaman organized three days training programme on “Quality fish feeds and feed management in aquaculture” recently at Dharmapur under Shivapuram Gram Panchayat. The training was inaugurated in presence of Ms. A. Geeta Kumari, Ward Member, Mr. K. V....

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/The Directorate of Industries in association with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises-Development Institute, Kolkata, organized a one day workshop on “Intellectual Property Right” under “Start up India” initiative on Thursday. Smt Neha Bansal, Secretary (Industries.)...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2018/--/As part of ‘World Tourism Day’ celebration, which falls on Sept. 27, the Tourism Department organized a beach cleaning drive at Wandoor under the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ campaign in association with JNRM students on Thursday. The Directorate of Tourism, A&N...

ROOPA LALL, 19 Sep 2018/--/In September last year, Mr Indrapal Singh assumed charge as the Chairperson of the Port Blair Municipal Council. During his tenure, the civic body executed some notable projects and major initiatives were undertaken for the welfare of the citizens and development of the...

Port Blair, 19 Sep 2018/--/In a major feat, a prominent citizen of these islands, Mr Bhagat Singh, Chairman, Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank (ANSCB) has been conferred the Best Chairman Award among all the Cooperative Banks in the country for the year 2018 in recognition of his dynamic...

BAMBOOFLAT, 19 Sep 2018/--/Constructed a decade ago to facilitate quick transportation of passengers and commodities from remote villages of South Andaman to Port Blair, the Hati Tapu jetty under the jurisdiction of Namunaghar Panchayat in South Andaman is lying unused for the last many years....

Mayabunder, 19 Sep 2018/--/The Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman district, Mr Avanish Kumar chaired a Village Development Plan (VDP) Review Meeting under SAGY in the Community Hall at Shivapuram on Tuesday. Mr Piyush Rohankar, Assistant Commissioner of Rangat, Pradhan of Shivapuram,...

Port Blair, 19 Sep 2018/--/The Department of Home Science, Zoology and Chemistry  of JNRM organised a one day workshop on Career Prospects for the students of JNRM on 19th September 2018 in Auditorium. The workshop was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries. Speaking on the occasion Dr...

Port Blair, 19 Sep 2018/--/Sant Nirankari Mandal, Branch Junglighat here will organize 19th Blood Donation Camp at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, Junglighat on Sept 23 from 9 am. Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A&N Constituency will inaugurate the camp in the presence of Zonal In-...

Port Blair, 19 Sep 2018/--/The Board Member of Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC), Mr Naresh Chander Lal departed for Mumbai on Wednesday to attend the two-day Board Meeting to be held at Hotel Trend on Sept 20 and 21. Renowned film producers and directors will interact with the 12 Board...

Port Blair, 19 Sep 2018/--/On the occasion of International Elders Day, Chinmaya Mission here will organize a Walkathon for senior citizens on Oct 1, 2018 at 6 am. The Walkathon will start from Gandhi Park Parking area and culminate at Mission Auditorium. Walkathon will be held in two categories i....