Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/A delegation of Adhyapak Karyakata along with the Organizing Secretary of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), A & N Islands met the Chief Secretary of A & N Administration on Monday in support of six students of Dr BR Ambedkar Institute of Technology (...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/The second season of Andaman Safaris Autocross 2018 was held amid a splendid crowd on Sunday. Altogether  75 racers participated in the challenge, which was organised in association with Experience Andaman and Federation of Motor Sports Club of India. Faiz Ashif bagged...

Mayabunder, 24 Apr 2018/--/National Panchayati Raj Diwas was celebrated befittingly on theme “Promote the various priority schemes of Government of India” by Gram Panchayat, Mayabunder on Tuesday. The Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman, Smt Kriti Garg, was the chief guest of the...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/The Lt Governor, during his visit to the Southern Group of Islands, will hold Public Hearing for common citizens to sort out their grievances. The Public Hearing will be held at EOC, Kamorta on April 27 from 11.15 am and the Public Hearing at Car Nicobar will be held at...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale rocked the Andaman region at around 11.30 pm on Monday. The tremor was epicentered at 13.2 degrees North Latitude and 92.4 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 45 kms off the Port Blair coast. However, no...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/ICAR-CIARI in collaboration with National Academy of Science, India (NASI) organized seven days training programme on “Pig Farming for Livelihood of Tribal Farmers of A & N Islands and Awareness Building and Sensitization” for the tribal farmers of Car-Nicobar and Hut...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/A two-day programme was conducted by National Academy of Sciences (NASI), Allahabad and ICAR-CIARI here recently for the Tribal farmers of  Car Nicobar and Harminder Bay  at Garacharma Complex of the Institute which was facilitated by KVK, Nicobar. Dr. Manju Sharma,...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/Panchayati Raj Diwas was celebrated in Great Nicobar Island on Tuesday. The Assistant Commissioner of Campbell Bay attended the Special Gram Sabha of Govind Nagar Panchayat and congratulated all PRI members and residents of Great Nicobar Island on the occasion. He...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/A Special Gram Sabha Meeting of Mannarghat Gram Panchayat was held on Tuesday in the Community Hall of Malapuram to mark National Panchayati Raj Diwas on theme “Promote the various priority schemes of Government of India”. Mr K.V.Varghese, Manager, State Co-Operative Bank...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/The Indian Coast Guard Ship Aruna Asaf Ali conducted a Community Interaction Program (CIP) at Community Hall Burma Nallah, Chidiyatapu on Tuesday. The interaction was aimed at sensitizing the locals about safety and security at sea as well as providing impetus to Govt of...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/The second Type-Test on Computer for recruitment of LGC in Municipal Council was held recently in which altogether 59 candidates appeared in the Type-Test and 24 candidates qualified the Type-Test. The result of the second Type-Test has been uploaded on the website www....

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/A Special Gram Sabha meeting was held at Gram Panchayat, Shoal Bay on Tuesday to celebrate Panchayati Raj Diwas, under the chairmanship of Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Shoal Bay, Smti. Mary Pushpa and Mr A Gopi Krishan, Secretary, Education, Andaman & Nicobar...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly and other leaders of the party have condoled the demise of Mr Ajay Bakla, ward member of Parnasala Panchayat, Rangat. He passed away on Sunday at GB Pant Hospital. In a release, the party leaders prayed for...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/Maintenance work of newly established 5 MW M/s. Aggreko Energy Rental Power Plant at Chatham Power House complex will be carried out tomorrow from 9 am to 4 pm. Under the normal condition, no load shedding is required for carrying out of maintenance work. However, under...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/The president and members of Lord Sri Venkateswara Temple, Haddo, Ward no. 2, will organise Sree Srinivasa Padmawati Kalyana Mahotsavam to mark the golden jubilee celebration of the temple tomorrow at 11.32 am. A total of 108 married couples will participate in the Swami...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from April 25 to 29. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman147 mm of rainfall and in...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast LIVE phone –in programme entitled ‘Doctor babur Samipe’ in Bangla language tomorrow. The topic of discussion is ‘Learning disability in Children’. This programme will be broadcast LIVE from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. Dr. Navin...

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma has invited the attention of the Chief Engineer, APWD  towards  the poor condition of the  stretch  of road between Minnie Bay junction and Dollygunj junction due to the  work for widening of the road....

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2018/--/Under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, the UT Administration has launched distribution of 9W LED Bulbs to the consumers under “UJALA” programme of Govt. of India who have not taken the LED bulbs distributed earlier to the domestic consumers of A & N Islands. In this connection,...

Port Blair, 22 Apr 2018/--/Unfazed by the recent attack of the opposition parties over selling pakodas as an instance of job-creation, the Union Government led by Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, remains focussed on self-employment opportunities and job creation for which the government has...

Mayabunder, 22 Apr 2018/--/The members of MNREGA Employees Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands will hold a two-day cease-work from April 24 to press for their long pending demand of wage revision. Major among the demands of the association include enhancement of pay packages of all categories...

Port Blair, 22 Apr 2018/--/Incomplete Dollygunj-Minnie Bay road work trouble commuters While four-laning of the road from Bhatu Basti to INS Utkrosh is expected to be complete by May this year, delay in bitumen laying on the stretch between Dollygunj Junction to Minnie Bay is causing inconvenience...

Port Blair, 22 Apr 2018/--/The two-day Annual Conference of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association (NGGOA), Andaman and Nicobar Islands was held recently. During the conference, Mr P. Sathyapal was elected as president, Mr TS Sreekumar as general secretary and Mr D.S.Clement Stepehn as...

Port Blair, 22 Apr 2018/--/The five-day Island Tourism & Cultural Festival-2018 concluded with a valedictory function held in the Govt. Girl’s Sr. Sec. School auditorium on Sunday. The Lt. Governor, Admiral DK Joshi PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) was the chief guest of the function. The Chief...

Port Blair, 22 Apr 2018/--/In a first, Coral Safari launched parasailing in Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Saturday. The Secretary, Tourism, Mr Ramesh Verma, inaugurated the adventure sport at Corbyn’s Cove in the presence of delegates and general public. The Tourism Secretary had a wonderful...