Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/The Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, GOI, Smt. Krishna Raj arrived here today on a three-day visit to the Islands. The Minister visited the Central Island Agriculture Research Institute (CIARI) in the morning and interacted with the scientists in the...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/The Director General Indian Coast Guard, Rajendra Singh, President Tatrakshak Medal, Tatrakshak Medal reviewed the progress of operational and infrastructure projects at Port Blair. The DGICG and Smt Urmila Singh, President Tatrakshika laid foundation stones for two...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/The Lt. Governor, Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), who was on tour to Neil and Havelock Islands on February 20 and 21, visited the Radha Nagar Beach at Havelock yesterday. On his way to the beach, the Lt. Governor also inspected the parking site near...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/The Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India, Smti. Krishna Raj visited the Andaman and Nicobar Centre for Ocean Science and Technology (ANCOST), National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, Port...

Mayabunder, 21 Feb 2018/--/A two-day district level training programme on orientation of ASHA and ANMs/AANMs on general wellness and prevention of common ailments including Diabetes Mellitus through Ayush systems was conducted in the conference hall of Dr RP Hospital here from Tuesday. All ASHAs...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/Aggrieved over lack of qualified faculty in the discipline of Psychology, students of Andaman College (ANCOL) has called for a one-day peaceful protest in front of the college premises on Thursday. Around 90 students from the Psychology Department will stage the...

NIMBUTALA, 21 Feb 2018/--/Bank customers at Nimbutala in Middle Andaman are vexed over lack of ATM facility in the region. For more than 5000 customers, not a single ATM facility has been provided by banks operating in the region forcing them to travel more than five kilometres to Rangat to...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/Mr. Birendra Kishore Talukdar, an eminent Bengali folk singer and secretary, ‘Muktadhara’ is on a tour of Bangladesh for oral presentation of his music-based article ‘Banglar Bhatiyali – Loksangeeter Ekti Gurutwapurno Shakha’ in an international seminar to be organised by...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/Matribhasha Diwas, the  International Mother Language Day was observed in JNRM on Wednesday. The  UNESCO has declared  February 21 every year as International Mother Language Day to promote the use of mother language. The students and faculties of JNRM gathered in the...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/Directorate of Information Publicity & Tourism, A&N Administration, Port Blair in association with Children’s Film Society, India, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt of India is organizing Children Film Festival – 2018 from  February 22 to 24. The...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/It is brought to the notice of all the SKO dealers, kerosene oil beneficiaries and FPS owners of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that consequent upon enhancement of the Ex-Storage Point price of PDS kerosene oil by the Govt. of India, the A&N Administration has revised...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/The Port Blair Municipal Council conducted a written examination for 33 posts of LGC on 21.01.2018 and based on the computerized evaluation of the Answer Sheets (OMR), the list of Short-Listed Candidates was uploaded on the website 08.02.2018 at www.and.nic.in. The images...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/In a letter from the General Secretary, Jan Kranti Party A&N Islands, Mr. Mohd. Saheed Ali to the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman dated 21.02.2018, the party has request for extension of the closing date of the online registration of applicants for the Patwari...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/Mr. Indra Pal Singh, Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council and Ms. Vinita Malhotra, Senior Vice Chairperson along with the staff of the Engineering Branch head by the respective Executive Engineers and field staff jointly inspected Doctors Colony area Ward No-12 on...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/The Andaman and Nicobar Gazetted Officers’ Association has demanded concessional room tariff and preference  in the booking  in the Guest Houses of A & N Administration on the mainland and in the islands for the  retired officers.   In a letter sent to the Chief...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/Chinmaya Mission Port Blair  will be organising a special Ganapathi Homam for the students of Class X and XII on the eve of Board examinations like every year. The Homan will be organized on Feb 25, 2018 at 8 am followed by the talks/tips  by the expert on how to prepare...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/As per regular schedule of activities of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the last date of submission of assignments (Tutor Marked Assignments) at Study Centre is to be 31st March. As a special case, the last date is now extended upto 30th April, 2018....

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2018/--/A meeting of Lok Nirman Vibhag Karmachari Sangh and Auto Karmachari Sangh, Rangat, Middle Andamans was held recently at Community Hall, Rangat under the chairmanship of Mr. Ashok Kumar (BMS state general secretary) in the presence of Mr. M. Veerana (BMS state organising...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2018/--/In some relief for the administration’s health department, NITI Aayog’s latest document on health outcomes covering all States and Union Territories has recorded some positives in healthcare system in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Based on various health indicators,...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2018/--/The Director General of the Indian Coast Guard, Rajendra Singh, President Tatrakshak Medal, Tatrakshak Medal arrived here to review Coast Guard operations and infrastructure development in A&N region. During his three day operational visit, the Flag Officer will also...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2018/--/The Lt. Governor, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM, (Retd), accompanied by the First Lady of the Islands, Ms. Chitra Joshi, will embark on a two-day visit to Neil and Havelock Islands on February 20. During his visit to Neil Island on the first day, he will hold...

RANGAT, 19 Feb 2018/--/Erratic supply of refills of the essential cooking gas continues to inconvenience consumers in different villages in the Middle Andaman region. According to report, majority of the hamlets in and around Rangat have not received LPG refills for the past two months forcing...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2018/--/Dr. Vivek Kumar Sahu is Assistant Professor Zoology at Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya here. This 37 year young, simple and grounded teacher is on a mission to drive in the big idea of conservation not only into the minds of his students but the youth of the...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2018/--/The Indian Coast Guard Andaman & Nicobar Region conducted a special Community Interaction Programme (CIP) at Gram Panchayat, Wandoor as part of the Coast Guard Raising Day 2018 celebrations related activities. The special CIP had a four point agenda viz. to create...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2018/--/Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament held a public meeting on Sunday at Community Hall, Mannarghat, which was arranged by Mr. O. Bashir, Pradhan Mannarghat Gram Panchayat. A large number of villagers from the Wright Myo, Manarghat  and Shoal Bay present. Mr. O....