Portblair Island News

DIGLIPUR, 13 Jan 2017/--/The excitement and joy of the people of Diglipur remains no more a secret when it comes to celebration of Vikas mela, the annual festivity celebrated by the people of this area with great fanfare. People of this area are a excited lots as Vikas meal will kick start tomorrow...

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2017/--/Padma Shree Naresh Chander Lal, Swachh Bharat Ambassador, Andaman, made a surprise visit to the Office of Chief Engineer & Administrator, Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works, Port Blair today. He visited various offices, sections and surrounding areas of the ALHW office...

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2017/--/As a part of drive against alcoholism, drug (substance) abuse, the newly created Directorate of Prohibition has been organizing various programme like symposium/workshops in schools, Poster/hoardings/standees at all public places, Nukkad Natak/Skit/Role Play (Public...

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2017/--/As part of Islands Tourism Festival 2017 “Band of Artist” from mainland consisting of Mr. Abhishek Sinha Choudhury of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2007 finalist, Ms. Tista Banerjee-trained classical singer and participants of six realty shows including SaReGaMaPa performed at Wandoor...

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2017/--/Ensuring strict action against contraband items, illegal sale of liquor and other illegal activity, today, a Police team of PS Aberdeen on reliable source of information, apprehended two persons from School Line namely Mohammed Sultan R/o Garacharama and Prince William R/...

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2017/--/Partly cloudy weather with light rainfall is likely to occur during next five days. In South Andaman 7 mm of rainfall, in North and Middle Andaman 2 mm of rainfall and in Nicobar Island 45 mm of rainfall is expected during this period. The maximum temperature will be 28...

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2017/--/On the auspicious occasion of Pongal, B. Eswar Rao, Chairperson, Municipal Council on behalf of Port Blair Municipal Council conveyed his wishes to all. We are all know that  Pongal is one of the most popular thanksgiving or Harvest festival of South India, mainly...

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2017/--/To curb Benami transaction of land/property and make the registration process more transparent. It has been decided to make the ADHAAR Card and PAN card mandatory for the registration of any type of instrument under Registration Act, 1971.    Henceforth, all concerned are...

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2017/--/On the auspicious occasion of Pongal, Makara Sankrati and Lohri the PCC President Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and all leaders of Congress party have extended their sincere greetings to all the people of these islands and wished them peace, prosperity, joy and happiness. Pongal...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/At a time when serious efforts are being madeto implement the Swachh Bharat Mission, commuters and passengers travelling in the ATR are facing huge problems due to shortage of public toilets at Jirkatang. Scores of vehicles line up at the convoy. A single public toilet...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/Indian Coast Guard would be celebrating 40th Raising day on 1 February. To commemorate the occasion at A&N Islands a number of events related to community service and social welfare is being organized during Jan – Feb 2017 viz philanthropic activities, sports, social...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi will be visiting North & Middle Andaman on January 14. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray will also accompany the Lt Governor during this visit. At Rangat, the Lt. Governor will hold a meeting with the...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/As part of the National Youth Day Celebration, which is celebrated on the birth day of Swami Vivekananda, a function was organized at JNRM College here this morning where the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar was the chief guest. The Chairperson...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/On the 154th birth anniversary of ‘Swami Vivekananda’ the cadets of   the Army & Navy NCC units located at Port Blair took out a rally in Aberdeen Bazar,Port Blair. The cadets not only promoted the ideals of Swami Vivekananda during the rally but also promoted and...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/Power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas on 13.01.2017 from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm for repairing of Air Breaker Switch (ABS) at Garacharama Sub Station. The areas to be affected by power interruption are part of Garacharama, Dollygunj,Attompahar, Old Pahargaon...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/A three-day in service training under Rashtrya Madyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) for the Graduate Trained Teachers teaching the national language Hindi in different schools of Wimberlygunj Educational zone has been conducted at the Conference Hall of the Deputy Education...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/The A&N UT Commission for Protection Of Child Rights under the leadership of the officiating Chairperson, Smt. Kiran Tigga  conducted a  stakeholders meet in the conference hall of Diglipur guest house which  was attended by  the Assistant Commissioner, Superintendent...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/The Directorate of Disaster Management (DDM), A & N Administration conducted an awareness-cum-sensitization programme on Disaster Management and Preparedness of ANI for officers and staff of Secretariat, A&N Administration in the Conference Hall of Secretariat ...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/In continuation of making aware the traders and general public regarding cashless transactionin North & Middle Andaman District, a team consisting of officials of District Administration, Bank officials, BSNL officials and Police personnel jointly visited Mayabunder...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/The birthday of Swami Vivekananda is observed as National Youth Day in India today. The National Youth Day is followed by a number of activities for a week i.e. 13th to 19th January every year.  The Yuva Kendra, Diglipur observed National Youth Day at Vivekananda Youth...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/Secretary (Agriculture) Shri. Ramesh Varma, IAS will be the guest in the 16th episode of LIVE programme of All India Radio entitled “GOOD MORNING PORT BLAIR’. It will be broadcast on 16 January. The topic of discussion will be "Vision of Organic Islands".  Listeners can...

NEW DELHI, 12 Jan 2017/--/The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has greeted his fellow countrymen on the eve of the festivals of Lohri (which falls on 13th January, 2017) and Makar Sankranti & Pongal, (which fall on 14th January, 2017). In his message the President has said, "On the...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/The A&N UT Commission for Protection Of Child Rights under the leadership of the officiating Chairperson, Smt. Kiran Tigga  conducted a  stakeholders meet in the Conference Hall of Diglipur guest house which  was attended by  the Assistant Commissioner, Superintendent...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/The revenues official from the District Administration on the direction of Dy. Commissioner, South Andaman conducted a surprise raid in Calicut village in order to stop the illegal extracting of groundwater from the revenue land/nallah. During the raid five  water...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/Continuing its Special Drive against the bootlegging menace and sale of  tobacco products, the District Police of North & Middle Andaman succeeded in recovering 06 liters of illicit liquor, 26 bottles of 750 ml IMFL and 59 (tins/packets) of Zarda and 200 gms of...