Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 23 Apr 2017/--/Though considered the lifeline of this geographically distributed island territory, the Shipping Services continues to remain in complete disarray causing hardships to commuters particularly in the southern group of islands. Amid claims to have made discernible progress...

Mayabunder, 23 Apr 2017/--/A reckless tourist vehicle driver mowed down a 32 year old woman in the Middle Andaman region on Sunday. The victim has been identified as Lalitha Dung Dung, wife of Rajesh Topno, resident of CFO Nallah, Betapur. The police have arrested the driver of the vehicle...

Port Blair, 23 Apr 2017/--/Gold medal winners of the 5th Asian Sqay Martial Art Championship held at Thailand arrived here on Sunday to a grand welcome. Amid scenes of jubilation and loud cheers from scores of people, Kumari Saniya Subash of Navy Children School and Master U Bharathi of Govt. Model...

Port Blair, 23 Apr 2017/--/PlanMyTour a NASSCOM 10,000 startup has changed its name to "Tralgy" with a message "Travel Agent Ka Dost". There are many travel agents in these Islands using Tralgy software for their operations, said Mr Sunil Kumar Gupta, the founder and CEO of Tralgy. The name "...

Port Blair, 23 Apr 2017/--/The trial court here has awarded life imprisonment to two accused in a murder case that occurred in the Mitha Khari region of South Andaman in the year 2011. The Additional Sessions Judge, Mr Debasis Bandopadyaay found the accused Sajida Khan and Silash Singh guilty of ...

Port Blair, 23 Apr 2017/--/Pradesh Congress Committee president Kuldeep Rai Sharma has demanded review and withdrawal of the decision of the Municipal Council to levy parking charges on vehicle owners in different parking lots across the city in public interest. In a letter, Mr Sharma claimed that...

RANGAT, 21 Apr 2017/--/“It seems there is no respite in sight from power pangs for the residents of Middle Andaman. The relentless and unannounced power-cuts for the past one week has thrown normal life out of gear here and we clearly can't take it anymore,” is what many residents of Rangat, be it...

Mayabunder, 21 Apr 2017/--/The rigors of the physical endurance tests for recruitment of labourers in the Department of Environment and Forest claimed the life of a young aspirant from the Karen Community of these islands on Friday. Saw Haley fainted while taking part in the 10 km walk in the...

CAMPBELL BAY, 21 Apr 2017/--/Deficient services of the lone ATM (Automated Teller Machine) facility installed by the Andaman and Nicobar State Cooperative Bank (ANSCB) at remote Campbell Bay is taking a toll on villagers of Great Nicobar. According to reports, the Bank’s ATM dispenses cash for only...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The North & Middle Andaman District was selected for the award for Excellence in Public Administration-Stand Up India. The award was received by Mr Arava Gopi Krishna, Deputy Commissioner, North & Middle Andaman along with Mr Shankar Sardar, LDM, SBI, North &...

CAMPBELL BAY, 21 Apr 2017/--/The two-day multi-specialty health camp by the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Science (ANIIMS) benefitted more than 150 patients from different villages of the Great Nicobar region. The camp led by Director of ANIIMS, Dr. R.P. Choubey offered...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The two day Annual Conference of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands was held. The meeting elected Mr P. Sathyapal as President, Mr TS Sreekumar as General Secretary and Mr D.S.Clement Stepehn as Finance Secretary of the Association...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/Power supply will remain suspended in some areas on April 22 from 8 am to 3 pm for installation of new transformer at Gaddatolly, Mathura. The areas to be affected by power interruption under Shoalbay-Ferrargunj feeder are Caddlegunj, Ferrargunj, Aniket, Jirkatang,...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The Secretary (RD, PRIs & ULBs), A & N Admin. / Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai laid the foundation stone for construction work of Rural Haat under jurisdiction of Gram Panchayat Mannarghat on Friday. He unveiled the plaque to mark the...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/Various activities were conducted as part of the Fire Service Week from April 14 to enhance public awareness about the necessity of minimizing losses due to fire, various community outreach activities have been undertaken during the week long programme. A debate...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The Gram Panchayat, Shoal Bay inaugurated a rural work under MGNREGA for construction of Earthern Bund at Smt. Joshphin land at Shoal Bay at Shoal Bay-08 under Shoal Bay Gram Panchayat. The work will be executed at an estimated cost of Rs. 4,72,670/- and generate about...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/World Book and Copyright day (also known as International Day of the Books) is an annual event celebrated throughout the world on April 23 to promote reading, publishing and protection of intellectual property through copyright. To mark the occasion, a Book Exhibition...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) has been entrusted with the task of preparation of IIMP and ICRZ for Andaman 7 Nicobar Islands as per island Protection Zone Notification, 2011. The NCSCM till now has prepared Integrated Island Management...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from April 22 to 26, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 6 mm of...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The Sakhi Saheli team at Sabri Panchayat, Middle Andaman has rescued a victim from prostitution and a case under POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) has been registered.  The victim was forced into the illegal act by her step-father and mother.  The 15...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The Gram Panchayat of Shoal Bay has convened a Gram Sabha meeting on April 24 at 10.30 am in the premises of Panchayat Office to celebrate National Panchayat Raj day and to create awareness about various centrally sponsored scheme and deliberation on strengthening of...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/As per decisions taken by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in its meeting earlier this month, State Highways roads for a total length of 90.70 kms has been declared as National Highways in A & N Islands and handed over to the National Highways &...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The YMCA here will organize summer coaching camp 2017 in Carom, Chess and Table Tennis from May 1, 2017 at Y.M.C.A multipurpose hall. More details can be obtained from the General Secretary, YMCA over phone no. 230478.

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other leaders of the party have mourned the demise of Smt Shefali Halder, resident of DIglipur and mother of Smt Malathi Mondal, senior party leader. She was 80. The Congress leaders...

Port Blair, 21 Apr 2017/--/Govt. Primary. School (Telugu Medium), Haddo, will introduce English medium classes from Class 2 in the next academic session. In a release, Mr R Someswara Rao, Councillor, Ward No. 02 said that like last year when English medium classes were introduced in Class I, this...