Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/While stray animals continue to rule the roads in city despite best efforts of the civic body to contain the menace, the annoyance caused by the lot has now started taking a toll on visitors in one of the most frequented destinations in the city.  Rajiv Gandhi Water...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/The Andaman & Nicobar Gazetted Officers’ Association has appreciated the decision of the Govt. of India, Department of Personnel & Training, New Delhi to exempt the non-entitled government servants travelling by air on LTC from the condition of booking the air...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/The Finance Department of A & N Administration has approved ISDA Arrears of summer vacation period w.e.f. 01.09.2008 for teachers and non-teaching staff working under Education Department. Necessary direction from Deputy Director Education (Perl.) has been issued on...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has constituted a Preview Committee for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 with 40 members and noted director Vivek Agnihotri  as the convener of the committee for selection of film for Goa International Film...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has strongly opposed the initiative of administration for recruitment through the self marking scheme instead of conducting recruitment test for selection published in “The Daily Telegram” dated 12-08-2017....

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/The All India Radio here proposes to conduct an audition for preparation of panel of Casual Assignee’s in Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Nicobari and Bangla languages. The candidates should be a graduate in any discipline with good voice, clear pronunciation and...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/The State Data Centre will remain closed on August 25 for maintenance. Accordingly, payments of electricity bill at Common Service Centres as well as Electricity Site Office Counters will not be accepted on August  25. Electricity consumers, whose due date i.e. last date...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/A Mega Career Counselling Program on career avenues for commerce students was held in Mahatma Gandhi International School, In the Mega career guidance and counselling program, the panel of experts shared views and thoughts to the students. More than 600 students from...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/C.P.R Environmental Education Centre, Port Blair in collaboration with Dept. of Environment and Forests, Andaman & Nicobar Administration conducted a five-day residential camp, Eco-Eureka Youth Engagement Workshop on Nature and Labs at Forest Training Institute,...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/A four-day awareness programme on PMEGP (Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme) for students of Home Science Department, JNRM, got underway on Wednesday. The programme is being organized in association with the SBI-RSETI (Rural Self Employment Training Institute...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/A few seats are available in Andaman College for admission in B.A. Economics and BPA (Music). Desirous candidates, who have not applied earlier, have been advised to apply online in the Common College Admission Portal on or before August 25. The counselling will be held...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/Notice inviting applications from candidates for filling up the post of Rapporteur-cum-Office-in-Charge (Record) in the Port Blair Municipal Council has been cancelled as none of the candidates fulfilled the eligibility criteria prescribed in the recruitment rules for the...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/Swachhta fortnight was organised by Nehru yuva Kendra Campbell Bay as per the instructions laid in the guideline from  August 1 to August 15. During the 15 days, door-to-door campaign was conducted involving volunteers and youth covering 15 youth clubs and 3 panchayat, 2...

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/A team of Islands Development Organization visited Solid Waste Management Recycling Site of PBMC and Anganwadi Centre at Brookshabad on Wednesday. During the visit, staff placed their grievance and requirements before IDO delegation, which found lack of safety accessories...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/Amid incessant rains, timely action by fire fighters averted two major mishaps and managed to contain blaze reported in two buildings located in thickly populated areas in the city on Tuesday. Fire fighters and fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately after ...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/The Commander Coast Guard, A & N Region, Inspector General KR Suresh, TM presided over the Annual Operations Conference of all CG District and Station Commanders to review operational/maintenance philosophy and infrastructure and project developments towards the...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/While there are mixed reactions from different parts of the country, political leaders to the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq, women from the Muslim community in these islands have largely welcomed the decision. “We welcome the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq...

RANGAT, 22 Aug 2017/--/The Rangat Police on Tuesday recovered huge quantity of contraband tobacco products from a resident of Dairyfarm, Port Blair. Acting on a tip-off, the Police team led by Sub Inspector, Parvash, In-charge Police Station, Rangat along with Head Constables PK Pandey and...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/Indira Gandhi National Open University has extended date for admissions to its Distance Education Academic programmes for the Academic Cycle – July 2017. The programmes include BPP, BA, BCOM, BSC, BTS, BCA, BLIS, MCA, MEC, MEG, MSO, MPA, MHD, MPS, MLIS and various other...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/The review meeting of District Planning Committee, South Andaman District was held for the second day under the chairmanship of Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman on Tuesday. The meeting reviewed department wise Action Taken Report on the...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/The Chairperson of Municipal Council, Mr B Eswar Rao and the Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey have expressed our gratitude to the Lt. Governor for convening review meeting of the District Planning Committee. In a release, Mr Rao said that this...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/The State president of BJP A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has congratulated Lt. Governor, A&N Islands for completing one year in office. In a release, Mr Jolly said that under the leadership of our Lt. Governor many developmental projects are initiated particularly...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/A delegation of Island Development Organization (IDO) visited PBMC Sanitation Residential Quarters at Brookshabad on Tuesday. During the visit, the residents of the area reported certain problems such as water leakage in the quarters owing to lack of repairs, non-eviction...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/The Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Govt. of India, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan arrived here on a two-day visit to A&N Islands on Tuesday. After his arrival, the Minister visited the National Memorial Cellular Jail. He...

Port Blair, 22 Aug 2017/--/A thee-day training programme on disaster management and disaster preparedness in Collapse Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR) and Medical First Responder (MFR) to sensitise police personnel  and employee of APWD and Forest departments got underway on Monday in the office...