Portblair Island News

RANGAT, 24 Feb 2017/--/Even as hundreds of farmers in the North and Middle Andaman region are being benefited from the Milk Collection initiative of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation (ANIIDCO), livestock owners in Rangat and adjoining villages have been deprived of...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/75 yr old attempts suicide A 75 year old attempted suicide on the 21st of this month at Diglipur in North Andaman. Priya Halder, wife of Late Kiren Chandra Halder, resident of RK Gram, was noticed trying to hang herself by her son in the presence of some neighbours. The...

DIGLIPUR, 24 Feb 2017/--/A team of Anti-Corruption Unit arrested Vijay Kumar, Assistant Engineer of Panchayat Samiti Office posted at Diglipur on Friday for demanding and accepting illegal gratification in the form of tainted money for the passing and clearing bills in respect of some construction...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The Officiating Chairperson, Smt. Kiran Tigga and Member of the Commission Smt. Rubina Siddiqui visited Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair recently to assess the facilities available at the airport premises for passengers travelling to and fro the Andaman and...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/A training on “Financial Literacy, Digital and Cashless Transaction”  for the students of Government Senior Secondary School, CFO Nallah, Middle Andaman was organized by the Department of Home Science, JNRM in collaboration with NABARD, Port Blair and in coordination with...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The Port Blair Municipal Council will organize a camp on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (HFA) to identify and enroll eligible beneficiaries in Ward no 23 from Feb 27 to March 1, 2017 in the community hall of Prothrapur. Officials of the Council will be available at the venue...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The South Andaman Police has solved a burglary case registered at PS Aberdeen vide FIR No. 83/17 dated 19.02.2017 u/s 457/380/34 IPC on the complaint of a resident of Dollygunj regarding burglary by an unknown person in the intervening night on 18.02.2017 from his garage...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/To facilitate Tourist Boat and Water Sports Operators, the Directorate of Tourism has fixed the annual tariff for allotment of space at Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex for ticket counter/hoardings for advertisement etc. Accordingly, existing Permanent Structure of tkt....

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/Under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner, (SA)/Commissioner Food Safety, the officials of food safety conducted surprise raids at various places in South Andaman District and recovered huge amount of contraband tobacco products from shopkeepers as well as general...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/As per the initiative of the Union Territory Health Mission, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India has approved the monthly honorarium of Rs. 1000/- per month with effect from April, 2016 for the Financial Year 2016-17 in addition to the routine...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/All concerned have been informed that due to sudden settlement of Bailley Bridge at Andabeda on the State Highway No. 9 (from Chunna Bhatta to Ferrargunj) the said bridge is closed for all kind of traffic till further communication. However, the road from Chunna Bhatta...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/As per the directions of the Prime Minister of India, the Municipal Council here in association with Building Materials & Technology Promotion Council, Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India, New Delhi conducted a one day workshop on “Good...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Feb 25 to March 1, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather in the next five days. No rainfall in South Andaman, no rainfall in...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The Andaman & Nicobar Cooperative Supply & Marketing Federation Ltd., Port Blair (ANCOFED) announces sale of fresh pure Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) at Phoenix Bay near Power House at the rate of Rs.200/- per 500 ml. bottle. The persons interested to purchase the oil...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The NSS Wing of JNRM will organize the NSS Special Camp 2017 from Feb 25, 2017 to March 3, 2017 at  Birsa Nagar, Attam Pahad. The theme of this year camp is “CLEAN INDIA-GREEN INDIA (SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN)”. Mr A.K Trivedi, Joint Secretary Higher Education, Director,...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The President of the Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Girish Arora and other members have welcomed the decision of the PBMC to reduce the Octroi of 6% on Gold and 3% on Silver to 1%. The Chamber congratulates the Chairman, Mr B. Eswar Rao and all Councillors...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The Maharashtra Mandal here will observe the 51th death anniversary of great freedom fighter Veer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on Feb 26 at 4.30 PM at Maharashtra Mandal premises. The Lt Governor A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi will be the chief guest, Swami Shuddhananda...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The Panchayat, Gram Panchayat Bambooflat-2, Mr A.P Husainar Pradhan on Thursday distributed ex- gratia relief cheques sanctioned by the District Administration, South Andaman to the affected families of Cyclone Vardah in the presence of the Tehsildar, Ferrargunj and the...

Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/The President of Pradesh Congress Committee here, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have deeply mourned the untimely demise of Mr Tarique Hayat Singh, son of Late Hayat Singh. He was 39. In a release, the Congress leaders prayed for eternal peace for...

Port Blair, 23 Feb 2017/--/The Lieutenant Governor, Prof Jagdish Mukhi undertook aerial survey onboard Coast Guard Dornier aircraft for assessment of volcanic activity at Barren Island. The Lt. Governor was accompanied by Mr Anindo Mazumdar, Chief Secretary (A&N) and Inspector General Kuldip...

RANGAT, 23 Feb 2017/--/The appalling condition of a bus stand in Middle Andaman bears testimony to the indifference of government agencies towards proper upkeep of public facilities. Located near Community Health Centre, Rangat, cleanliness and repairs of the decrepit structure has remained far...

Port Blair, 23 Feb 2017/--/Taking swift action after the media report on open boozing at Mohanpura market, the South Andaman Police on Thursday arrested at least five persons for the violation law. According to sources, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (i/c), Mr M Ummar, Station House Officer of...

Port Blair, 23 Feb 2017/--/Suicide bid A 30 year old resident of Ranchi Basti here attempted suicide over some family dispute on February 21. In the statement to the police, Tapan Halder said that at around 10.30 pm he heard his brothers, accused Alok Halder, one of them, and sister-in-law, Geeta...

Port Blair, 23 Feb 2017/--/The Andaman and Nicobar Command has been conducting regular outreach programmes for the local population in distant islands under the guidance of Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in- Chief, A&N Command. A multi-speciality Medical camp was conducted by HQ ANC...

Port Blair, 23 Feb 2017/--/A one-day workshop on “Financial Literacy and cashless transaction for Rural Women” was organised by the Department of Home Science, JNRM in collaboration with NABARD here in coordination with the Shivapuram Grampanchayat, Middle Andaman.  The workshop was inaugurated by...