Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/In a solemn function held at the conference hall of Raj Niwas, Hon’ble Lt Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi today released a booklet “Port Blair Municipal Council - the past one year” showcasing the achievements of the Council during the last one year. Mr. Vishal Jolly,...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/Mr. Anindo Majumdar, the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration was the chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony of Hindi Fortnight celebration by the Official Language Department of A & N Administration at TGCE auditorium today. The Secretary, (OL), Mr. Ramesh...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/Traffic jams were seen in all the major roads in the city after the Andaman Public Works Department took up repairing potholes on the city roads in the school time.  Motorists complained that the APWD has undertaken repair work during school time which has created trouble...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/A meeting with all the Heads of the Government/ Govt. Aided / Unaided/ Local Body Schools under Office of the Deputy Education Officer, South Andaman Zone will be held on 23rd September 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Auditorium of the TGCE, Middle Point, Port Blair for...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/Mr. Sanjay Meshack, State Convenor, Aaam Aadmi Party has requested the Hon’ble Lt. Governor to consider the following for the benefit of students of Community College, Ferrargunj. Issue of certificates to students who have passed Leve1 and 2 for 2015-16 and 2016-17....

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/Swachhta Abhiyan-2017 is being observed by the Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works (ALHW) from 15th September to 2nd Oct. 2017. A programme has been planned meticulously to observe the in a befitting manner. The shramdan/cleanliness drive as part of Abhiyan was carried out...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/To discuss various problems faced by the stake holders of the Tourism Industry, a  meeting of tourism stakeholders was held today in the Office of Andaman Association of Tour Operators ,(AATO) at Junglighat today at 10 AM. In the meeting it was decided to submit a joint...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/8 Tourist Boat owners, whose vessels have been suspended have requested the Hon’ble LG in a letter to look into their grievances. The owners appealed that they bought the boats in their youth to provide livelihood to their families, and that now they have lost their...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/The Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi will lay the foundation stone of Modern Fish Market, Mohanpura on 22nd September, 2017  at 10.30 AM at Fish Market, Mohanpura. The Member of Parliament, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray will be the Guest of Honour. The...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast a LIVE phone-in interactive programme entitled 'HELLO DOCTOR' on 23rd September, 2017 (Saturday) from 0720 hrs to 0755 hrs. The topic of discussion is ‘Beware of Leprosy’. Deputy Director (Health) Dr. Avijit Roy will...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/“Content Enrichment and Pedagogy” for Primary School Teachers for South Andaman Zone is being organised at Dr. S. Radhakrishnan District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) from 21st to 23rd September, 2017 at DIET in the form of a 3 day in-service training...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/Mr. Vishal Jolly, State President BJP, A&N Islands, has congratulated Mr. Indra Pal Singh on being elected as the new Chairman of Port Blair Municipal Council on 21st  September, 2017. He also expressed gratitude to councillors and party workers for their continuous...

Port Blair, 21 Sep 2017/--/Mr. B. Eswar Rao, Chairperson, PBMC congratulated Mr. Indra Pal Singh on being elected as Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council for the third term.  The election was held on today the 21st September, 2017 at 11.00 AM in the Conference Hall of the Council. Mr. B. Eswar...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/Murthy, 38, an employee in the private sector, travels around 10 km up and down every day to go to his workplace and back. The road network in Dairyfarm takes turn slushy and are currently full of potholes. Navigating a chaotic traffic during peak morning hours has become...

CAMPBELL BAY, 20 Sep 2017/--/Specialist doctors from INHS Dhanvantri will hold a multi-speciality health camp at INS Baaz at Campbell Bay tomorrow from 9 am to 1 pm. During the camp, specialists from the disciplines paediatrics, gynaecology, eye care, dentistry and psychiatrist will render services...

CAMPBELL BAY, 20 Sep 2017/--/A group of Shompen tribe from the East West Road 24 km settlement arrived at the Shompen Sarai here on Wednesday. They were provided rice, pulses, salt and match boxes by the AAJVS authorities. They were later dropped in a vehicle closer to their settlement, according...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/The Administration will  begin operation of  alternate sea route from Port Blair to Baratang by introducing the first sailing w.e.f.  October 1  as part of the implementation of the Jarawa Policy of 2004 and compliance of the commitment given by the Administration to the...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/The Chief Secretary has reviewed the status of city roads and observed that some of the stretches have been damaged due to heavy rain in recent past.  The road leading to cremation ground at Junglighat, Marine gate towards Dignabad sea shore, near Dairyfarm Junction, near...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/This is to bring to the kind notice of the public that The Electricity Department is taking all possible steps to reduce load shedding and normalise the power supply, especially in the wake of the Pujas, the Electricity Department has assured the public. However, owing...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/The Naval Component and NSRY of A & N Command carried out tree plantation drive in residential areas from 10 am to 12 noon on September 19 marking the “Swachhata Hi Sewa” campaign. Approximately 100 service personnel and residents enthusiastically participated in the...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/Human Resource Development Programme on IPM for farmers and NGOs during kharif, 2017-18 was conducted at Community Hall, Wandoor Gram Panchayat, Wandoor, South Andaman by CIPMC, Port Blair on  September 18 and 19 at Community Hall, Wandoor Gram Panchayat, South Andaman....

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/The pride of our islands, Ankur Podder has added another feather to his cap by  getting selected to legendary MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), USA, considered as world’s number one university conducted by umpteen prestigious surveys. The former student of the...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/Two competitions marking the national wide Shramdaan and cleanliness campaign started by Port Blair Municipal Council from   September 15 to October 2, with the theme of “Swachhata Hi Seva” has been announced by the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands. The Logo making...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/The cadets of 1 A&N INDEP INF COY, NCC under Mission Indradhanush conducted a rally at Junglighat where 34 NCC cadets of the Army and Air force along with the PI staff participated. Awareness about various types of vaccines to be given to new-born children and the...

Port Blair, 20 Sep 2017/--/Firing will be conducted by 1 A&N (I) Inf Coy, NCC at Chinthe long Range Brichgunj on 26th, 27th and 28th September, 2017. All concerned are hereby warned to keep themselves and their livestock away from firing range during the given date and time.