Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/In a big stride towards execution of the most ambitious Submarine Cable project, the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment and Forest for projects related to Coastal Regulation Zone has recommended the project for IPZ/CRZ clearance recently. In...

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/Ageing bus fleet, frequent breakdowns, poor performance and fierce competition from private bus operators has spelt doom for the State Transport Service’s (STS) plans to woo passengers. To stay alive, the ailing State owned transport department have chalked out...

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/The Indian National Trinamool Trade Union Congress, A & N Islands has demanded implementation of CCS (Leave) Rules 1972 for the employees working under regular industrial establishments of the Department of Environment and Forests. “The earlier scheme of CPF was...

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/The Rotary Club of Port Blair felicitated Police Constable Kabir Kumar, who saved one Sandeep Kujur from drowning at Chatham Jetty recently. In the presence of SHO PS Chatham, Mr Abdul Rehma, the Club President, Rtn. Rajesh Anand, Past President, Mr Bhasker Guruswamy, Club...

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/The ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here will organize a three day training on Plant Propagation Techniques on Fruit Crops from Dec 17 to 19 at its Instructional Farm of ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sippighat. Farmers, Farm women,...

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/In the fifth episode of ‘Morning Tea –Aapke Saath’ tomorrow from 7.15 am to 7.55 am, All India Radio here will broadcast a discussion on the topic ‘Challenges before tourism Industry’. Participants will be Mr Mohd. H Jadwet (Member, Ship Owners Association), Mr Girish...

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/As a part of celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat in collaboration with Pinakinagar Yuva Samiti, Pinakinagar organised one day Sankalp Se Siddhi – Youth Empowerment Programme for New India on Saturday at Gram Panchayat...

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/The Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has mourned the demise of Smt Jeeramani, resident of Mithila, Rangat, mother of Mr Saleem Kerketa, PGT, Govt. Senior Secondary School, School line. She passed away on Saturday at CHC Rangat...

Port Blair, 9 Dec 2018/--/The Indian Coast Guard is celebrating the “Swachhta Hi Sewa” Pakhwada between 01 Dec  to 15 Dec  throughout the Isles, spreading the GOI flagship programme “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”. Under this “Swachhta Hi Sewa” campaign, Indian Coast Guard is conducting various special...

BAMBOOFLAT, 4 Dec 2018/--/Deployment of only one vehicle ferry in the Chatham-Bambooflat route triggered massive chaos at Bambooflat on Tuesday. According to reports, hundreds of commuters resorted to a spontaneous protest here after the single ferry pressed into operation in this route could not...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/“It was a planned adventure trip by American nation, John Allen Chau, who was killed by the Sentinelese tribe off North Sentinel Island recently, suggests preliminary investigations in the case. Further investigation is still on,” said the Chairperson, National Commission...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/In a tragic incident, a 10 year old boy was crushed to death under the wheels of a passenger bus near Dairyfarm on Tuesday. The mishap occurred at around 3.30 pm when the private passenger bus, SVS Travels, bearing registration number AN01C 5461, heading towards Dairyfarm...

CAMPBELL BAY, 4 Dec 2018/--/With the start of the Nesting Season, sea turtles have started visiting various beaches in Great Nicobar region. As per reports, turtle nesting has been noticed at beaches in Campbell Bay, Joginder Nagar, Shashtri Nagar, Beach Galathia etc and the forest department is...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/Defunct helplines of the Directorate of Shipping Department is generating serious resentment among ship commuters in these islands. As per reports, the Shipping Services Helpline Number 245555 & 232714 has remained Out of Order for more than three months now leaving...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/A Deputy Ranger of the Department of Environment and Forest posted at Havelock has come under allegations of tampering with attendance of daily rated workers. As per standard practice, attendance registers of daily rated workers maintained manually are required to be...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/Pursuant to the efforts of Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Kolkata Division has  invited application for appointment of Retail Out Let Dealership for 17 locations of South Andaman District and for N & M Andaman District. The...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/The new wing of Police Family Welfare Centre (PFWC) of A&N Police was inaugurated by Smt. Geeta Pathak, President, Police Family Welfare Association (PFWA) at Police Lines on Tuesday. Mr Dependra Pathak, Director General of Police, A&N Islands, Mr Sanjay Singh, IGP...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/Photo Division has invited entries for the 7th National Photography awards. The objective of the National Photography Awards is to promote and present through the medium of photography the various facets of the country such as arts, culture, development, heritage, history...

PORT BLAIR/AHMEDABAD, 4 Dec 2018/--/ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra – Panchmahal (Godhra), Gujarat organized “Kisan Gosthi” on the Theme “Integrated farming system the way of doubling farmer’s income” on 03rd December 2018 at Conference Hall of ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Panchmahal. The Deputy Director...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/The State President of BJP, A & N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly, in a letter to the Chief Secretary, has urged him to consider establishment of Seafood Export Industry in these islands. In the letter, Mr Jolly stated that fisheries and tourism are two potential sectors of A...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/Nirmala Senior Secondary School here will celebrate its Diamond Jubilee year. The inaugural function of the Diamond Jubilee year was held on Dec 8, 2017 and the Diamond Jubilee closing ceremony would be held on Dec 8, 2018 at 5 pm at Nirmala School Ground, Prem Nagar. The...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/In Bangla programme on Wednesday, the All India Radio here will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme from 5.30 pm to 6 pm on the topic ‘Alcohol related problems and its solution’. Dr Tushnik Ghosh, Sr. Medical Officer, will be the expert in the Studio and respond to queries...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/The 5th episode of the programme, ‘Morning Tea- Aapke Saath’, will be broadcast on Dec 10 from 7.15 am to 7.55 am on All India Radio here. The Secretary (Tourism), Mr Yashpal Garg, will be the guest in the studio and will respond to queries of listeners on the topic ‘...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Krishi Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. In the programme, Dr. A K Bardhan, Retd Senior Veterinary  Officer, AH&VS will discuss on the topic “Dweep Samooh Mein Paye Jane Wale Pashuvon Mein Rog” and will...

Port Blair, 4 Dec 2018/--/The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders  of  the  party have deeply mourned the sad   demise of  Mr R.V Rao, father of Smt Ratna Kannan, Vice President, Andaman District Congress Committee. In a release, the...