Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Dollygunj residents, motorists on Dollygunj roads and establishments are facing massive problems caused by one of the most benign and docile of all animals - the cow! The bovine kind in large numbers squat stonedeaf to revving vehicles, their horns or are found crossing...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Committed to the welfare of islanders, The Echo of India handed over a token amount of Rs 5000/- to Mohd. Aslam, a 10 year old boy suffering from Bone Cancer to facilitate his expert treatment at mainland. On behalf of the publication, Ms Roopa Lall, Correspondent handed...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Expanding its dealership footprint, Tata Motors, in its bid to get closer to customers and enter new markets, Tata Motors, launched a state-of-the-art full-range passenger vehicle dealership, GENNEXT Motors Pvt Ltd., here in the city on Wednesday. The dealership will...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/To address the issue of water scarcity in the country particularly drinking water, the Central Ground Water Board, the apex organisation of the Ministry dealing with ground water, as per the instructions of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Mr. R. Someswara Rao, Councillor, Ward No.2 of Port Blair Municipal Council expressed his gratitude to the Civil Aviation Minister Mr. Ashok Gajapathi Raju Garu for his efforts for introducing flight services to Port Blair- Vishakapatnam Sector. He also thanked Lieutenant...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Andaman Law College, an infant legal institution had its Legal Aid Clinic inaugurated by Justice Nadira Patherya, Circuit Bench of Calcutta High Court at Port Blair. The inaugural function was attended by Hon’ble Justice Shivakant Prasad, Mr. Prasenjit Biswas, Registrar,...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Mr. R. Someswara Rao, Councillor, Ward No. 2 expressed gratitude to the Lt. Governor, Member of Parliament, Director of Health Services, President - Bharatiya Janata Party and the youths of Haddo, for their efforts on installation of Auto Analyzer Machine in the Urban...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Ramakrishna Mission (RKM) will conducting spiritual retreat on Nov 26, 2017 from 8.15 am to 12.30 pm. Bhajan, Interactive session on experience of spiritual Life, meditation, questions and answer session will form the part of the programme. For registration, one can...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/The Communist Party of India (Marxist), A& N State organising committee has  expressed concern over the difficulties faced by people living in various islands particularly in  the southern group of islands and North Andaman due to lack of shipping services. In a...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast LIVE phone-in interactive programme entitled 'HELLO DOCTOR' on Nov 25 from 7.20 am to 7.55 pm. The topic of discussion is ‘Precautions to avoid AIDS’. Deputy Director (Health) Dr. Avijit Roy will be the expert in the...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/In a meeting of the Hilal Committee, it was unanimously decided that based on the sighting of the Moon in these islands, Milad-un-Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet) will be celebrated in these islands on Dec 2, 2017. The Andaman and Nicobar Hilal Committee conveys its good...

NIMBUDERA, 22 Nov 2017/--/ICAR-KVK (CIARI), Nimbudera celebrated the World Fisheries Day on Tuesday at Betapur, Sivapuram Panchayat. Mr. Lorhantus Bara, Pradhan, Shivapuram was the chief guest and inaugurated the function  in presence of Mr. A.T. Rao, Member, Zilla Parishad, Betapur, Dr. B.L...

Mayabunder, 22 Nov 2017/--/Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram, North Andaman Unit is organising a ‘Vishal Janjati Adhikar Samavesh’ on Nov 26, 2017 at Zilla Parishad Community Hall, Mayabunder at 9.30 am  to address the problems and demands of Chotanagpuri Vanvasi, Adivasi community of Andaman and Nicobar...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/A non-Govt. organiation Vidya Yuva Kendra working for the mission for skill development, Port Blair has organised a programme at Hotel Sun Sea Resort, Middle Point recently for Tourism titled ‘Studies on Tourism and Employment Opportunities’. The Chief Guest Dr. Ganesan,...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Every second and fourth Monday of the month, AIR Port Blair is broadcasting a series named ‘Apne Panchayat Se’ with an aim to bring Administration closer to the people. In the next episode, Secretary (RD, PRI & ULB) Mr. Udit Prakash Rai, will be LIVE on AIR on Nov 27...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/The non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands  has expressed heartfelt condolence  on the   demise of Com. Sukomal Sen, Ex-MP. He was 83 and passed away on Wednesday at Kolkata. He spearheaded many movements of Central and State Govt. Employees...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/The Social Welfare Department will be celebrating weeklong programme on International Day for Divyang from Nov 27 to Dec 3, 2017 at Vocational Rehabilitation Centre, Brookshabad from 9:30 am to 12:30 am. Various programs will be conducted for the children with special...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Mr. Indra Pal Singh, Chairperson, PBMC visited Ward No. 11 with the ward Councilor,  Ms. Vinita Malhotra, Mr. Ganeshan, EE (Works) and other Engineering staff of PBMC.  The team inspected South Point near Muthu Mariamman Temple, where it was observed that the residents of...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-CIARI), Port Blair participated in the ICAR-Eastern Zonal Sports Meet held at Patna, Bihar recently. Participants from 16 National Research Institutes from the Eastern Zone participated in the meet. ICAR-CIARI...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata, has forecast heavy rain (07 -11) cm at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the next 24 hours. The general public have been advised to take precautionary measures and contact the State Control Room, District...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Blood donation camp was organised by 1 (A&N) Indep Inf Coy NCC in JNRM College. Commanding Officer, Senior JCO,3 PI Staff, 1 ANO,2 Lascar of this unit and 22 NCC cadets donated blood. The cadets were told to spread the message in their respective localities about...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/Butterflies’ children of South and Little Andaman held Bal Sabha Interface meetings with their respective Samiti Pramukhs. In Hutbay, Butterflies’ children met with their Samiti Pramukh Mrs. Seema Sarkar on Nov 14, while in South Andaman children met with Samiti Pramukh...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/World Fisheries Day was observed by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Port Blair in collaboration with ICAR-CIARI, Department of Fisheries, A & N Administration and Fishery Survey of India for the fishermen at fish landing centre, Junglighat on Tuesday. Around sixty fishermen...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/The Chairman A&N Fisheries Cooperative Federation Ltd., (ANFCOFED) Mr. C. H. Vallaba Rao met Mr. Radha Mohan Singh, Cabinet Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries on Tuesday at New Delhi and discussed various issues of fishermen and fisheries sector of these Islands...

Port Blair, 22 Nov 2017/--/A partially decomposed unidentified dead body of a male was found by Pahargaon police on the sea shore of Kodayaghat area. As per the descriptive rolls, the dead body is 5.6ft in height, Aged around 40-45yrs, hair-black and wearing apparel - white colour with light green...