Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 20 Nov 2017/--/Andaman and Nicobar Command is conducting a large-scale joint services exercise, Defence of Andaman & Nicobar Islands (DANX-17). Spanning over a period of five days, components of Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard in the Islands will be carrying out mobilisation...

Port Blair, 20 Nov 2017/--/The 7th Day of the ongoing 64th All India Cooperative Week Celebration 2017 was held on Monday at PBMC Community Hall, Delanipur. Mr. C. H. Venkatesh, Principal ITI was the chief guest and was also attended by representatives of various Apex Level Cooperative, Govt....

Port Blair, 20 Nov 2017/--/The Telugu Desam Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands thanked and expressed gratitude to Civil Aviation Minister, Mr. Ashok Gajapati Raju Garu for fulfilling the genuine demand put forth to him by Telugu Desam Party, A&N islands for convenience of the people of Andhra...

Port Blair, 20 Nov 2017/--/Martyr’s Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib will be celebrated at Police Gurudwara, Supply Line on November  22. Akhand Path will be held from 8 am on November 22, while Bhog Akhand followed by Assa-Di-Shabad/Kirtan, short speeches on the life history of Sri Guru will be...

Port Blair, 20 Nov 2017/--/Due to sudden breakdown of overhead jumper at Phoenix Bay Sub-Station on Monday, there has been paucity in power generation to the extent of 11 MW. To manage the shortfall of power generation, the Electricity Department has carried out unscheduled rotational  load-...

Port Blair, 19 Nov 2017/--/In further relief for private liquor traders in the city here, the Apex Court has come out with a fresh explanation to its July 11 order recently, which clarified that stretches of highways running through municipal areas were exempted from the December 2016 ban on sale...

Port Blair, 19 Nov 2017/--/The auditions for Andaman Beauty Pageant 2017, organised by Wized Craft Events, Mumbai, was held on Sunday at a downtown hotel  here. Altogether, 18 participants took part in the auditions, which was judged by Ms Amrita, Miss. Gorgeous, Miss North Bengal, Ms Komal Anand,...

Port Blair, 19 Nov 2017/--/Indian Coast Guard conducted a massive beach clean-up drive at various places in A & N Islands including Chidiya Tapu beach at Port Blair , Macchidera beach at Hut Bay and local beaches at Campbell Bay on Saturday under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Various Coast Guard...

Port Blair, 19 Nov 2017/--/The 6th day of the 64th all-India Cooperative Week celebration was inaugurated on Sunday at Ferrargunj Panchayat Hall by Mr T. N Meena, Deputy Registrar of Cooperative Societies, (HQ) as the chief guest in presence of Representatives of various Apex Level Cooperative,...

Port Blair, 19 Nov 2017/--/Along with the rest of the country, Andaman Nicobar Pradesh Congress Committee today   observed the 100th birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi on Sunday at Gandhi Bhawan here.   The PCC president, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma garlanded the portrait of Indira Gandhi followed by...

RANGAT, 19 Nov 2017/--/As part of the National Book Week 2017 celebration, the Zonal Library, Middle Andaman organised a drawing contest for school students in three different categories. The Deputy Education Officer of Middle Andaman, Mr Susen Mallick distributed prizes to winners of the contest...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/Chaos prevailed in the city for the second consecutive day after the alleged murder of a Teylerabad resident at Chakkargaon here on Friday. While thousands of mourners participated in the funeral procession of the deceased on Saturday after the body was handed over to the...

RANGAT, 18 Nov 2017/--/With the deadline for linking bank accounts with Aadhar and PAN cards fast approaching, serpentine queues are being witnessed at the State Bank of India branch here. Hundreds of SBI customers from different parts in Middle Andaman are at their wit's end trying to get their...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/A valedictory function of two week Indo-French workshop on 'South Asia Thematic School on Aquatic Microbial Ecology' (ASIAME 2) jointly organized by India and France at Andaman and Nicobar Centre for Ocean Science and Technology (ANCOST) of the National Institute of Ocean...

RANGAT, 18 Nov 2017/--/As part of the National Book Week 2017 celebration from November  14, a book fair was organised at the Zonal Library here on Friday. The Deputy Education Officer of Middle Andaman, Mr Susen Mallick inaugurated the fair in the presence of Principal, Govt. Sr. Sec. School,...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/‘Wized Craft Events Mumbai’ in order to promote Woman Empowerment, promote Khadi Clothes, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and awareness of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ schemes Government of India is organising ‘Andaman Beauty Pageant – 2017’ in the islands. The auditions will be held...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/The one week refresher course for Forest Guards of the Department of Environment & Forests concluded on Saturday at Forest Training Institute (FTI), Wimberlygunj. The course sponsored by the Directorate of Forest Education, Dehradun, Ministry of Environment, Forest...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/The 5th Day of the 64th All India Cooperative Week Celebration was inaugurated on Saturday at PBMC Community Hall, Dairyfarm by Mr. Som Naidu, Joint Secretary-cum-Director (RD / Panchayat) in presence of representatives of various Apex Level Cooperative, Govt. officials,...

KAMORTA, 18 Nov 2017/--/The Department of Agriculture, Kamorta in association with Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) conducted a two-day training programme on ‘Preparation of Bio-pesticides’ in the Rural Knowledge Centre Kamorta. The Chairperson Tribal Council, Ms. Ayesha Majeed,...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/A 10-day long hands on training programme on Empowerment of Rural Youth for sustainable livelihood through goat and rural poultry farming was conducted by Division of Animal Science, ICAR-CIARI here recently. Twelve youth including 2 female participants of South Andaman...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/An Inter-school band competition was organised by Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD,GOI at Netaji Stadium recently and the Boys Band of Nirmala Senior Secondary School, Port Blair, was adjudged first in the boys category of the State Level inter-school...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan organised a District Level Knockout Foot Ball Tournament at Mini Stadium, Campbell Bay from Nov 15-17, 2017 under Promotion of Sports. Twelve teams participated in the tournament, which was inaugurated by Mr. K. Raja, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat,...

Port Blair, 18 Nov 2017/--/Results of drawing and elocution contest held at State Library, Port Blair for National Book Week 2017 on 15th& 16th November, 2017. 1.   Drawing competition for sub junior group on 15.11.2017 Position Student Class School First Suhana Khatun IV Govt. Girls Sr.Sec...

Port Blair, 17 Nov 2017/--/Journalists from different publications here celebrated the National Press Day  at a prominent hotel in the city on Thursday. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, was the chief guest of the function organised by Andaman and Nicobar Media Federation. In his...

Port Blair, 17 Nov 2017/--/Commotion at Aberdeen bazaar caused gridlocks which left commuters exasperated on Friday after two separate incidents in different parts of the city. The cascading effect of the chakka jam was witnessed at the Clock Tower area from 4.30 pm after which agitated people...