Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/Three years of  the Narendra Modi government have placed the remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands on course for big infrastructure development. Construction of major  bridge over Humphrey Strait Creek between 129.420 km to 130.600 km of NH-223 is progressing on a steady...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/Alleged move of the civic body to transfer the management of Nagarpalika Vidyalaya, Aberdeen, popularly known as Tunnu Munnu School to Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya (VKV) is likely to spur protest by employees working in the institution for the past many years. According...

Mayabunder, 28 Jun 2017/--/At least seven passengers sustained serious injuries when the bus they were travelling met with an accident  at a remote location in Mayabunder on Tuesday. The injured were rushed to Dr RP Hospital, Mayabunder for medical treatment. The Police have reportedly registered a...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/The Commissioner of GST, Mr Udit Prakash Rai and President of Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Girish Arora will participate in a LIVE phone-in interactive programme of All India Radio on June 30. The special edition of ‘Good Morning Port Blair programme’ will...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/Acting on credible inputs received from reliable sources on 05/02/2017, a team of officials comprising Police personal of CCS branch of A&N Police and Food Safety Officials apprehended  Fiyaz Khan, son of  late A.A.Khan, resident of  Junglighat with 3600 tins of...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/June 2017 is being observed as Anti Malaria month and this year theme is “Malaria Control Everyone’s Concerned”. As such, an awareness camp was held in the Panchayat hall, Tushnabad on Wednesday, in which Ms. Mary Jasinta, Pradhan, Tushnabad Panchayat Samiti was the chief...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/It is brought to the notice of the general public and the recorded tenants of  land in particular that the competent authority has revised the rate of Survey stones to Rs.350 per stone.

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/The A&N Administration has re-fixed the rate of PDS SKO (kerosene Oil) for the entire Union Territory of A&N Islands. Accordingly, the retail selling price of SKO per litre has been fixed at Rs.23.65 and the wholesale price per litre at Rs. 22.30. This has been...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/The meeting of governing body of Vivekananda Kendra Zilla Parishad Vidyalaya (VKZPV) was held on Wednesday at 3 pm under  the chairmanship of Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman. The meeting was attended  by Mr Gadadhar Majumdar, Zilla Parishad...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Mr  B Eswar Rao laid the foundation stone for the work namely resurfacing of road with one side drain at the back side of sultan Bakery at Garacharama, Ward No-18 in the presence of the Ward Councillor Smt Rubana Aziz on...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/The Port Blair Municipal Council has successfully implemented the Jeevan Pramaan Portal for receiving Digital Life Certificates from its pensioners. As on date, the Council PBMC has enrolled 416 pensioners on Jeevan Pramaan Portal. Pensioners who are yet to register on...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/Mr Saudan Singh, national joint general secretary (Org.), BJP and Mr Tarun Chugh, national secretary, BJP will arrive on a two-day visit to these islands on Thursday. They are scheduled to hold meeting on Friday with state office bearers, Port Blair District Committee,...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/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 L Saraswathy Amma, aged 83 years, resident of Teylerabad, Port Blair, mother of  Mr SS Balakrishnan Nair, Ex-Adhyaksh,...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/The All India Radio here will conduct an audition for preparation of panel of various language Casual Assignees in Hindi, Nicobari, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and Malayalam. Candidates should be graduate from any  recognized university with good voice, clear pronunciation and...

Port Blair, 28 Jun 2017/--/The Ramakrishna Mission here will conduct free hand writing (English and Hindi) and Craft classes for students of Class I-V standard from July 2 every Sunday from 10 am to 11 am. For registration and further details, one can contact over phones, 232432/ 9679503281/...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/In order to bring transparency in the working of the Chatham Saw Mill and help the wood based industries, the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi today issued directives to computerize the functioning of the units. During his visit to the Chatham Saw Mills...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/A dilapidated footbridge over a crocodile infested nallah at Beodnabad in South Andaman is posing serious risk to the lives of the villagers, especially students and elderly residents. The 30 odd meter long wooden bridge was constructed years ago and provides connectivity...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/In times when people more often show their selfish sides to others, the honest act of one personnel of the Indian Reserve Battalion here has got people talking. A poor  resident of  Duke Nagar, Billyground in Middle Andaman lost the wallet containing Rs 68,000 last...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/1991-batch AGMUT cadre IPS Officer, Smt Nuzhat Hassan assumed the charge of the Director General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Police on Tuesday. She holds Masters Degree in Chemistry and LLB. Prior to her posting to these islands, she was holding the charge of...

DIGLIPUR, 27 Jun 2017/--/Another massive tree crashed over village road at Shibpur, Diglipur in North Andaman on Monday disrupting normal life in the region. According to reports, the accident occurred in the morning hours during strong winds. The tree of  huge girth gave in to rough weather and...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/The South Andaman Police have cracked the sensational burglary case at ANIIDCO, Wine Shop Mohanpura. On  April 17 this year, on the complaint of K. Srinivas Rao, In-Charge ANIIDCO, Wine Shop, Mohanpura, a case vide Crime No. 172/2017 dtd.17-04-2017 U/s 457/380 IPC was...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/To facilitate the business and trading community of A & N Islands, the Commissioner (GST) has notified the following Common Service Centers (CSCs) as Facilitation Centers. All concerned have been requested to make use of the facility, particularly for Migration or...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/A student of Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Bakultala in Middle Andaman  made her institution proud by securing 88 percent marks in the CBSE Class X exams this year. Hailing from a poor family, Phulvanti Dodra, an inmate of Rani Durgavati Girls Hostel of  Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram (...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/The Sakhi Saheli team of VK Pur Panchayat, Little Andaman, registered a case under POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act on Monday.  The nine year old girl was rescued by the Sakhi Saheli team, V.K.Pur with the help of  Mr Atul  Thakur, Superintendent of...

Port Blair, 27 Jun 2017/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from June 28 to July 2, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 89 mm of rainfall,...