Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/At a time when helmets have been made mandatory for pillion riders on two-wheelers, sale of non-ISI (Indian Standard Institute) marking helmets has registered a surge in these islands particularly in the city. Challaning drivers and pillion riders without the safety gear...

Mayabunder, 18 Jun 2018/--/The advocates’ fraternity in the North Andaman region, Mayabunder has called for an indefinite strike from Monday to press for their demands. As per information, the lawyers association is aggrieved over non redressal of their grievances pertaining to shortage of clerical...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/The fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday. It was attended by 23 Chief Ministers and the Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, apart from Union...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/A new Diamond and Jewellery showroom launched its services for islanders on Monday at Phongy Chaung, near Tamizhar Sangham here. Named SRI AMMBAL NAGAI MAALIGAI, the exclusive outlet will offer latest collection of 100% Hall Marked Gold and certified Diamond Jewellery...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/The 31st Convocation of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) proposed to be in the last week of July, 2018. Last date for online registration is 30th JUNE, 2018.  Student completed their Progarmmes in December-2016 or JUNE-2017 Term-End-Examinations are...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/The online re-registration in IGNOU is the progress for payment of fees for the subsequent year of study for a particular academic programme. The students have been advised to log on to IGNOU site for timely payment of their 2nd year or 3rd year fees. Similarly BCA, MCA...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/The Police Training School, Prothrapur, A & N Islands has organized a two-day course on “Forensic Science, DNA profiling in Criminal Investigation, Collection of Finger Print and Evidence at Crime Scene” from 08/06/2018 to 09/06/2018 for in-service Police personnel...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/A meeting was conducted with the hotel/lodge/resort owners/representatives and chambers of commerce of Port Blair & Nicobar by SP/Fire at the conference hall of SP(D)SA office recently. The hotel/lodge/resort owners/representatives were informed that an executive...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/The PI Staff and 46 NCC Cadets of Army, Airforce and Naval Wing participated in a rally conducted by District Health Society on Monday as a part of the celebration of the upcoming 4th International Day of Yoga on  June 21.The rally was flagged off by Deputy commissioner...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/Kala Kendra - a society under the Department of Art & Culture, A&N Administration had organised “Heritage through the Lens”, a month-long 'Photography Exhibition-cum-Competition' in the Art Gallery and Studio, Gandhi Park, Port Blair which was inaugurated on June...

Port Blair, 18 Jun 2018/--/The District Administration through its District Health Society, South Andaman organized an awareness rally today on 18/06/2018 from Bathu Basti parking area (opp. Air Force unit) and finished at PHC Garacharma to create awareness on the upcoming 4th International Day of...

Port Blair, 16 Jun 2018/--/Though the UT Administration has introduced passenger vessel services between Port Blair and Baratang, road transport still remains the first choice for tourists visiting places in the Middle Andaman region. But lack of inadequate toilets at Jirkatang post continues to...

Port Blair, 16 Jun 2018/--/The Union Government has invited nominations from Central Ministries/Departments, States/UT Governments, Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan awardees, Institutes of Excellence as also from several other sources for Padma Awards 2019 to be announced on the occasion of...

Port Blair, 16 Jun 2018/--/The question paper and answer key for the written exam for the post of Lecturer (Civil, CSE, Maths) held on Friday at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Pahargaon has been uploaded in the website of www.andaman.gov.in. Candidates, who disagree with the answer...

Port Blair, 16 Jun 2018/--/The written examination for the post of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) in Govt. Polytechnic Diglipur has been scheduled on June 25 from 10 am to 12 noon at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Pahargaon. The list of eligible candidates will be displayed on 20/06/2018 in...

Port Blair, 16 Jun 2018/--/The President of AATO, Mr M Vinod has urged the Lt. Governor to issue necessary instructions to the State Transport Authority to resume issuance of permits for tourist vehicles in these islands. In a letter, Mr Vinod said that the Transport Department, A & N...

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/The Ministry of Home Affairs has ordered transfer of at least four IAS/IPS cadre officers from Andaman and Nicobar Islands to other territories. The Ministry has transferred Mr Anindo Majumdar, Chief Secretary of the UT Administration to NCT Govt of New Delhi entrusting...

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/The District Industries Centre, Department of Industries organised Awareness-cum- Motivational Programme on Prime Ministers Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) and other government sponsored schemes of Line Departments of Andaman & Nicobar Administration at Ward...

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/A seminar on ‘Organ Donation’ was organised at Likabali auditorium on June 12 at Dweepika auditorium under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command. The lecture was delivered by Col A Jairam, Senior Advisor (Medicine & Nephrology) of Command Hospital, AF Bengaluru and...

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/For the first time, SAI Yoga Education And Charitable Trust and the Yoga Association of A & N Islands, affiliated to the Yoga Federation of India organised Yoga Ranking Competition for students of various schools in the age group between 8 to 9 years. Dr. Kalyan P....

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/The ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lall visited Urban Health Centre Junglighat and interacted with the out-patients, attenders and staff of the Centre and took stock of cleanliness in the premises of the health centre. Dr...

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/Mr Vishal Jolly, state president, BJP, A & N Islands has congratulated Master Sarthak Johnson Prasad, son of Smt. Anita Roy and Mr Deepak Johnson for securing 984 rank (common rank list) of qualifying JEE – Advanced Examination 2018. The knowledge and skill of the...

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/The state president, BJP, A & N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has conveyed good wishes to the islanders on the auspicious occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr. In his message, Mr Jolly wished prosperity, bonds of brotherhood and happiness among all people of these islands.

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.1 meters between 5.30 pm on June 14 to 11.30 pm of June 16  along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.  Current speeds may vary between 57 - 89 cm/sec....

Port Blair, 15 Jun 2018/--/It is brought to the notice of all the SKO dealers, kerosene oil beneficiaries and FPS owners of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that consequent upon enhancement of the ex-storage Point price of PDS kerosene oil by the Govt. of India, the A&N Administration has revised...