Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated in a befitting manner in the Islands too together with the rest of the country. The main function for the flag hoisting ceremony was held in the historic Netaji Stadium here yesterday in which the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands,...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The ‘Spirit of Freedom Run’ organised by Andaman Nicobar Command, reached Diglipur in the evening of Aug 14 after three continuous days and nights of running over a distance of 290km from Port Blair. On the 72nd Independence Day, the team along with the locals and the...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The Nagar Palika Mazdoor met the Chairperson, Municipal Council in the presence of Mr Vishal Jolly, Patron in connection with the regularization of 249 casual mazdoor attached with various units of Municipal Council. Mr Vishal Jolly, Patron has highlighted the plight of...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The Mahatma Gandhi International School, Brookshabad here celebrated Independence Day with patriotic fervor on Wednesday. The chief guests for the day were Mr Jai Kumar Jain and Smt Nirmala Jain, Chairman of the school Trust. To commemorate the sovereignty of our nation,...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, N & M Andaman, organized a three days training programme on 13th ,14th and 16th August 2018 on ‘Women Empowerment through Processing and Value Addition in Fruits and Vegetables for farmers/farmwomen of N & M Andaman at Burma Kona,...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur organized Block Level Football Knockout Tournament under the programme of Inter Youth Club Sports Meet at School Ground, Shyamnagar recently in which six teams participated from different youth clubs of Diglipur zone.  Opening match was...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has selected JNRM as one of the Participating Institution to work for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan in the Village and Gram Panchayat level. JNRM is the only institute from Andaman and Nicobar Islands selected by the...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/A 3-day training programme on Training programme on Indigenous poultry germplasms was organized in co-ordination with KVK, Car Nicobar at Car Nicobar from 12 to 14 August 2018 under Schedule Tribe Component of ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair. A total of 110 Nicobari farmers...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/A three-day programme for capacity building on emerging diseases of Pig and sero surveillance was organized by ICAR-CIARI in co-ordination with KVK, Car Nicobar under Schedule Tribe Component of AICRP-Animal Disease Monitoring and Sero Surveillance recently at Car Nicobar...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat observed Swachhta Pakhwada (Fortnight) from 1st August,2018 to 15th August,2018 at  various villages viz South Creek, Kalsi, Rangat Bay, Panchawati, Padmanapuram, Dharmapur, Webi, Pinakinagar, Yeratta, Profullanagar etc. During the fortnight...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/THE Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair organized  Block Level Sports Meet of Knockout Foot Ball Tournament from 11th & 14th August, 2018 in association with Netaji Yuva Sangh, Manpur & Gram Panchayat, Collinpur  held  at Govt. Secondary School Ground, Manpur. Total...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The Department of Environment and Forest awarded a special Appreciation Certificate to Smt Saida, Security Officer, employed with SpiceJet Airlines on the occasion of Independence Day on Wednesday. While on duty on 25-06-2018, Smt Saida detected illegal imports from the...

Mayabunder, 16 Aug 2018/--/A special Gram Sabha of Pahalgaon Panchayat was convened on the occasion of Independence Day this year. The Pradhan of Pahalgaon, Mr Shibananda Bairagi chaired the meeting which was attended by Pramukh, Panchayat Samity, Nachiammal, Block Development Officer, Mr Bain,...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The 72nd Independence Day has been celebrated with great enthusiasm in the Rangat area on Wednesday. The main function was held at Mini Stadium, Rangat where Mr Piyush Rohankar, Assistant Commissioner, Middle Andaman, Rangat hoisted the national flag. In his address, he...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat celebrated 72th Independence Day in its office premises on Wednesday. Mr Alphonce Toppo, District Youth Coordinator, NYK, Rangat hoisted National Flag in the presence of other staff and villagers. A friendly football match was also organised at...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly along with Mr Sanjay Singh, State Vice-President BJP, Mr Prakash Adhikari, State General Secretary BJP, Mr Ram Das, District President, South Andaman BJP and Mr Bimod, Prabhari, Nicobar District, BJP visited...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated at Gandhi Bhavan on Wednesday. The President of Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma hoisted the tricolor which was followed by the national anthem. Remembering the sacrifices made by the great leaders for the freedom...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The State President, BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly hoisted the national flag at Bharatiya Janata Party Head Quarter at Middle Point here on the occasion of Independence Day on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Jolly remembered the great freedom fighters and...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the largest University in the World, announces extension of date for Admissions to its Academic programmes for the July 2018 Academic Cycle. The last date for submission of the fresh admission forms both on-line and off-line...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. Expert Dr. Nilesh will discuss on the topic “Head Injury” and will respond to viewer’s queries. Viewers can participate in the LIVE Phone-in programme on the topic by dialling...

Port Blair, 16 Aug 2018/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Aug 15 to 19, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 60 mm of rainfall and in...

Port Blair, 13 Aug 2018/--/The South Andaman Police on Monday claimed to have solved the Selvi murder case revealing that the heinous crime was result of desire for an expensive mobile phone. The police team have arrested the accused, a juvenile, who confessed to having murdered Selvi, 40 years,...

Port Blair, 13 Aug 2018/--/AAJVS worker commits suicide A 24 year old daily rated worker of Andaman Adim Janjati Vikas Samity (AAJVS) posted at Campbell Bay committed suicide last Saturday. The deceased, identified as Casper Shopen, resident of Chingan village, Campbell Bay, was reportedly...

CAMPBELL BAY, 13 Aug 2018/--/A four month old child from the Shompen tribe in Great Nicobar has been referred to GB Pant Hospital for expert medical care. As per sources, the baby was brought to the Shompen Sarai from where the AAJVS workers sent her to the Primary Health Centre of Campbell Bay on...

Port Blair, 13 Aug 2018/--/Lumbering activities using elephants along the Andaman Trunk Road (National Highway) in North Andaman continues to cause unrest among commuters. On Monday, traffic on the arterial stretch from Tugapur to Nimbudera remained blocked for several hours after tuskers were...