Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 21 Oct 2018/--/With an eye to address the growing safety and security concerns in the city and also to help ensure effective policing, the Port Blair Municipal Council under its Smart City Mission plans to install 224 CCTV cameras at key spots in the city. The Engineering Department of...

Port Blair, 21 Oct 2018/--/The Commemoration Day Parade of Andaman & Nicobar Police was held at Parade Ground, Police Lines on Sunday in the memory of the police personnel who were martyred during the past one year while serving in their respective forces. Mr Dependra Pathak, Director General...

Port Blair, 21 Oct 2018/--/Manglutan Forest team rescue rat snake Forest officials of Manglutan range rescued a huge rat snake from a parked scooter on Saturday. Finding the reptile in his scooter, Mr Ajit Adhikari raised an alarm and forest workers Prem Sikdar, Dipak Mondal, both mazdoors and...

BAKULTALA, 21 Oct 2018/--/Elections for the vacant posts of Pradhan and Ward member in Parnashala Panchayat in Middle Andaman was held on Sunday. Three candidates from the BJP, Congress besides independent candidates are contesting the polls, which was conducted amid adequate police bandobast at...

Port Blair, 21 Oct 2018/--/The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray in the presence of Smt Anusia Devi, Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council and Mr Dharmendra Narayan, Councillor, Ward No.17, laid the foundation stone for construction of Motorable Footpath at Dollygunj for an estimated...

Port Blair, 21 Oct 2018/--/A mesmerizing cultural programme for the welfare and entertainment of Police personnel was organized by Police Family Welfare Centre (PFWC), Andaman & Nicobar Police on Sunday at Police Lines. Smt Geeta Pathak, President, Police Family Welfare Association, was the...

Port Blair, 21 Oct 2018/--/The Union Minister, Mr Mansukh Mandaviya, Ministry of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, was accorded a warm welcome on his arrival at Veer Savarkar Airport here on Sunday by Mr Vishal Jolly, State President BJP, A&N...

Port Blair, 21 Oct 2018/--/The second episode of the programme ‘Morning Tea - Aapke Saath’ will be broadcast tomorrow from 7.15 am. Mr Udit Prakash Rai, IAS (Deputy Commissioner – SA), Ms. Anusia Devi (Chairperson of PBMC) and Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal (South Andaman Zilla Parishad Adhyaksh) will be...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The initiative of the Union Government to transform Padma Awards into a ‘People’s Awards’ in true sense motivating people to nominate unsung heroes who deserve the top Civilian awards (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri) has been achieving the desired results....

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/Rampur youth held on molestation charges An 18 year old resident of Rampur, Rangat in Middle Andaman was arrested on Thursday for allegedly assaulting an on-duty government employee with the intent to outrage her modesty. The incident occurred at Morrice Dera beach after...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The Director General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mr Dependra Pathak, laid the foundation stone for construction of a Cyber Forensic Laboratory at CID Complex here on Thursday. The Inspector General of Police, Smt Shalini Singh, Dy. Inspector General of...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The grooming industry is getting a makeover! Until a few years ago, if a man wanted a haircut, he used to go to a local barber shop with posters of film stars pasted on the walls. For women, it was a nearby located beauty parlour, usually for 'ladies only' and run by an...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Oct 19 to 23. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 99 mm of rainfall and in...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The Revenue Department will conduct recruitment test of Surveyor on Oct 10 this year. The written examination will be held only in one venue at JNRM here. Altogether, 366 online applications have been received. The candidates can download the hall ticket from www.and.nic....

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/Scheduled maintenance of 33 KV switchgears of Garacharama Sub-Station will be carried out from Oct 23 to 25 due to which one and a half hour rotational load shedding on as and when required basis will be carried out between 7 am to 3 pm. The areas to be affected are Bhatu...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (07 to 11cm) at one or two places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Sunday and Monday. The general public have been advised to take precautionary measures and contact the State Control Room,...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The South Andaman Teachers’ Branch (SATB) of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, A & N Islands has condoled the sad demise of Mr Shree Ram, GTT attached to Govt. Sec. School, South Point. He passed away on Thursday at Vijaya Hospital, Chennai. He was 59  and...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast programme on ‘Phela Kadam’ on Oct 22 from 5.30 pm. The programme is presented by Mr Siva and Mr K. Bharathi Kannan.

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat in collaboration with Karen Youth Club, Webi organised a one day Awareness and Education Programme on Positivity on Thursday at Karmatang No.10. Around 80 youth from different places participated in the programme aimed to create awareness and...

Port Blair, 20 Oct 2018/--/The Aam Admi Party, A & N Islands Unit, has requested the Lt. Governor to order a thorough probe into the death of V Ramesh, a student, who passed away while pursuing engineering at Mount ZION College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai recently. “As your goodself...

BAMBOOFLAT, 16 Oct 2018/--/Tardy execution of bridge project at Anda Beda in South Andaman is inviting fresh criticism for the lead construction agency of the A & N Administration, Andaman Public Works Department. As per reports, the under-construction bridge at Anda Beda was scheduled to be...

Port Blair, 16 Oct 2018/--/Right from the registration of cooperative societies to extending financial aid and related support, the Registrar of Cooperative Societies (RCS) under the A & N Administration, was formed to provide all necessary support to Cooperative Societies and act as a friend,...

Port Blair, 16 Oct 2018/--/Mahila Kisan Diwas was celebrated under the theme “Role of Women in Agriculture and Women Empowerment” by ICAR-KrishiVigyan Kendra, South Andaman in association with Social Science Section, CIARI and NCUI, Garacharma, at its Sippighat complex on Monday. Successful...

Port Blair, 16 Oct 2018/--/The ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, N & M Andaman, celebrated Mahila Kisan Divas on Monday at Panchayat Hall, Rampur in North Andaman. The programme was inaugurated by Smt Nachiammal, Pramukh, Panchayat Samiti, Mayabunder in the presence of Naw Seviah, Pradhan, Rampur, Saw...

Port Blair, 16 Oct 2018/--/The State President of BJP A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly and Mr M. Veeranna, State President, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh have deeply mourned the sudden demise of Smt. Y. Appalamma, aged 83, M/o Mr Y Bhaskara Rao, HGC, A&N Administration, resident of Dollygung. She...