Portblair Island News

RANGAT, 27 Apr 2017/--/Surajit Sarkar, a resident of Kadamtala acquired dubious reputation because of his dependence on alcohol. But things have changed now. Sarkar, a reformed alcoholic, now  returns home before dusk. His domestic life has also improved as he no longer creates a ruckus under the...

CAMPBELL BAY, 27 Apr 2017/--/An ageing fleet of STS buses is taking a toll on residents of the Great Nicobar Island. According to reports, seven to eight buses of the STS fleet here have remained under repairs for the past several weeks leaving just 2-3 vehicles in operation catering to a sizeable...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/More than 300 students along with teachers participated in an awareness rally from Bambooflat to Hope Town and a cleanliness drive was held by students of Vitala Public School on Thursday. Nukkad Natak was also performed by students in front of Bambooflat School and...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/The General Employees Union, Andaman Labour Force  led by Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma, president, INTUC and Port Dock workers union led  by Mr B. Chandrachoodan of  CITU jointly met the Chief Secretary, A & N Administration on Wednesday and  invited his attention  towards ...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/Beach Festival-2017 is being organized from April 28 to 30 at Corbyn’s Cove with the concept of popularizing the beach activities in A&N Islands apart from providing sundown entertainment to the Islanders as well as to the visiting tourists. Stalls for delicious food...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/Under RCH programme, a Mini Reproductive & Child Health (RCH) Camp will be organized at Panchayat building, Brindaban on April 29 from 9.30 am onwards by the Directorate of Health Services, A & N Administration in association with UT Health Mission, A & N...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/An awareness-cum-orientation programme on Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme of KVIC and other govt. schemes was organized at Community Hall Malapuram GP – Mannarghat on Wednesday in association with A & N Islands Khadi & Village Industries Board...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/The Andaman & Nicobar Rowing Association will conduct the selection trial on May 6 at the SAG Water Sports Centre, Sippighat at 8 am in connection with the participation of Islands team in the forthcoming 20th Sub Junior Rowing Championship will be held in Kolkata...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/A function will be held on April 28 from 4 pm at Dr B. R. Ambedkar Auditorium, Municipal Council here in connection with grant of 1/30th pay & DA to the senior most daily rated mazoors of the Council. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray will be the chief...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/A team of Island Development Organization (IDO) along with Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Mr. Udit Prakash Rai, visited Bathu Basthi area on Thursday. During the visit, Mr. BK Chauhan, president, IDO explained about various  revenue issues in the area. Deputy...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/The Island Development Organization will celebrate World Mother`s Day on May 5 at Wimberlygunj Stadium from 6 pm. IDO will conduct several competitions as part of the observance Wimberlygunj, Lal Pahad Community Hall from 9 am to 10 pm which includes food competition for...

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/Due to present climatic condition and rise in temperature,  the power consumption and load demand has increased to the tune of 40 MW. The department has a deficit available generation of 5 MW due to damage of one 5 MW DG unit of 20MW Suryachakra Power Corporation Ltd....

Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/The Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development vide letter dated April 20, has informed that from the academic session 2017-18, the admission against the supernumerary seats in degree level engineering courses for the academic session 2017-18 would be made in...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/As levels of air pollution rise, a group of four students from Dr BR Ambedkar Institute of Technology here have developed a solar-powered cart or the Solar Electric Road Vehicle to encourage people to go green. The team from the Mechanical Department of the institute...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/It was indeed a joyous moment for the students of Govt. Senior Secondary School Rangachang when a new  block of the school was inaugurated today. The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, the chief guest of the function, inaugurated the new block by lighting...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/It was a glittering evening for students, parents, teachers and the entire management of Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2 (KV-2) on Tuesday when the institution celebrated its vibrant and distinctive Annual Day with gusto. Students right from the primary to the senior secondary...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/The revised method of Property Tax has been implemented by Port Blair Municipal Council w.e.f. 01.04.2017. The system is better than the earlier system as it is transparent, fair, citizen friendly and professional way of assessment, simple to understand and need not to...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/The Directorate of Disaster Management in coordination with the District Administration, North & Middle Andaman has conducted a Mock Drill Exercises on Disaster Preparedness on Earthquake and Tsunami on Tuesday considering the vulnerability towards various disasters...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/Akash Bharti Coop. Group Housing Society Ltd will hold elections for its managing committee on June 18 from 11 am. Mr Anurag Sharma has been appointed as returning office for the polls. Necessary notifications for the purpose of holding the general meeting and elections...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/The Settlers’ Offspring Welfare Association will organize a mass protest rally and public meeting at Diglipur, Billyground and Nimbutala on April 28 from 3 pm to press for their demand for implementation of Inner Line Permit System, allotment of two hectares of  land to...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/The Protection of  Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Authority(PPVFRA, Government of India) has conferred the Plant Genome Saviour Community Award to Nicobari Tribes as they cultivate, conserve, use and distribute seven  different varieties of greater yam (Nicobari Aloo...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/The Port Blair Municipal Council shall organize camp on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) to identify and enrol eligible beneficiaries at CRC Building, Dairyfarm, Community Hall, Dairyfarm and Community Hall, Ranchi tekri from April 27 to 29 and at Community Hall, School...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/A field day was conducted at ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair on organic cultivation of ginger and turmeric on Tuesday in collaboration with KVK, South Andaman and Directorate of Arecanut and Spices development Board (DASD) under the...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/The first batch of three day training programme on “Disaster Management & Preparedness” in Collapse Structure Search and Rescue and Medical First Responder (CSSR & MFR) to sensitize the police personnel of various units got underway on Tuesday in the Conference...

Port Blair, 26 Apr 2017/--/Our Rights Organization (ORO) has demanded implementation of online payment system in the Electricity Department. In a letter to the Lt. Governor, ORO Chairman, Mr C Saravanan said that presently the facility of paying consumer’s electricity bill is available only at...