Portblair Island News

Kolkata, 18 Feb 2018/--/Jet Airways is set to pull out daily direct services on the Kolkata-Port Blair and Kolkata-Bagdogra routes from March-end, a top Airports Authority of India (AAI) official today said. "Jet Airways has informed us that with effect from March 25, they are withdrawing Bagdogra...

Port Blair, 18 Feb 2018/--/A dharna was staged by Andaman Nicobar Pradesh Congress Committee in front of Chatham Saw Mill here on Saturday against imposition of GST on timber issued to local population for their own consumption and also the artisans involved in wood based industry.  Addressing the...

Port Blair, 18 Feb 2018/--/In the NYCS GAILRAFTAAR- GAIL Indian Speed Star Session -3 at the district and state benchmarks, four athletes from South Andaman were finally selected for the final event to be held in Delhi on February 22 along with the selected athletes from all over the country. In...

Port Blair, 18 Feb 2018/--/The Andaman and Nicobar Command Basketball championship was organised under the aegis of HQ ANC. The tournament was held from Feb 12-16 at Bheema Sports Complex, Military Station Birchgunj. Altogether, five teams participated in the tournament. The matches were played on...

Port Blair, 18 Feb 2018/--/Cooking gas supply agency, Priya Indane, has announced the tentative distribution schedule for the period from February 19-28. Accordingly, Dollygunj, Old Pahargaon area will be covered on February 19, Mathura and Saitankhari on February 20, D/Khari, Sippighat and...

Port Blair, 18 Feb 2018/--/10 K – Senior Women (Above 40 years) Sl.No Name Address Time Position 1. Sukhmaniya Devi Jirkatang No-2 57:55:82 1st 2. Gulsana Bibi GMS Dugnabad 1:05:48 2nd 3. V. Mati Singh Minnie Bay   1:07:37 3rd 4.  Thivia Gorothi Supply Line 1:08:19 4th 10 K – Senior...

Port Blair, 17 Feb 2018/--/Services of the Transport Department is likely to be badly affected across these islands as drivers and conductors engaged by the Department have decided to launch an indefinite strike from February 21. The proposed ‘chakka jam’ , if takes place, will  render the islands...

Port Blair, 17 Feb 2018/--/The first sub-committee of the Committee of Parliament on Official Language will be arriving here tomorrow  on a two-day visit to the Islands. Dr Satyanarayan Jatiya, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) is the Dy. Chairman and Mr Satyavrat Chaturvedi, Member of Parliament...

Port Blair, 17 Feb 2018/--/Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands in the presence of Mr. Vishal Jolly, State president, Bharatiya Janta Party, A & N Islands, Mr. Sandeep Biswas, Pramukh, Panchayat Samiti Ferrargunj, Ms. Mary Puspa, Pradhan, Shoal Bay Gram Panchayat, Mr. O....

Port Blair, 17 Feb 2018/--/The Port Blair Municipal Council conducted a written examination for 33 posts of Lower Grade Clerk on January 21 and the category wise list of Short-Listed Candidates for Type- Test was uploaded on the official website on  February 8. The Type-Test on Computer will be...

Port Blair, 17 Feb 2018/--/The  Indian Red Cross Society, Andaman and Nicobar Branch conducted a Mock Drill for DIET students on February  17 at DIET Conference Hall, Garacharma. Mr. Rakesh, Lecturer, DIET College lauded IRCS for organising such a drill for the students, who now will be prepared to...

Port Blair, 17 Feb 2018/--/Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, M.P. (A&N Islands) convened a meeting at the house of Mr. Nilkanto Bala son of late Bhagyadhar Bala near the Forest Nursery of Nimbu Bagicha under Chouldhari Gram Panchayat on Friday. Many villagers from the Ward No-I and II of Chouldhari Gram...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/In his first interaction with members of the media fraternity here, the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd) presented his four -month report card stating that the UT Administration in tandem with the Central Government has...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/TSG Bella Bay, a Luxury Dinner Cruise created for guests to enjoy delectable food, breathtaking views of the islands and most importantly, to lay back and relax, set sail on its maiden voyage on Friday with under privileged children from Islamic Welfare Society - ISMAT...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/Suicide committed by a class XI student of Vivekananda Kendriya Vidyalaya, Port Mout following alleged mistreatment by the Principal and a teacher of the institution has triggered major unrest in the region. Students and parents staged a protest in front of the school on...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/The grand finale of Singh Trading Company Presents ‘Mr & Miss Andaman 2018’, event managed by Xtasea Events Pvt. Ltd. event was a grand success with a huge crowd. It is the first time in the history of Andamans that a private company organised such an event with so...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/‘Saath Hai-Vishwas Hai - Ho Raha Vikas Hai’ photo exhibition is being held at Wright Myo village Community Hall, Mannarghat Panchayat which was inaugurated by Mr. O. Bashir, Pradhan, Mannarghat Panchayat today in presence of Up-Pradhan, Sarpanch, ward members, teachers,...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/The Markazu Ssaquafathi SSunniyya Andaman, a registered NGO, organised a cultural programme on Feb 12 at Netaji Club here in connection with the celebration of  the Urs Mubarak (remembrance) of the great scholar and freedom fighter- Allama Fazle Haq Khairabadi(South Point...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/A Special Gram Sabha meeting of Gram Panchayat Namunaghar was held on Thursday at Gram Panchayat premises to assess the cleanliness standards of the village and declaring the Panchayat open defecation free. The Pradhan Ms. Preethima Kumari Tirkey, PRIs members and around...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/Students of Thunder Group of DBRAIT organised an Energy Conservation Awareness Campaign on 16/02/2018 at GSSS Telugu Medium, Haddo under the guidance of Assistant Coordinators Mr. Niladri Sandhukhan and Mr. Rajesh Biswas. The volunteers explained about need and importance...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/Power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas on February 17 from 8 am to 2 pm for carrying out HT and LT Line clearance and shifting work under Chouldari sub-division. The areas to be affected by power interruption under Tiger feeder are Dhanikari, parts of...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/Three persons have been apprehended from North Wandoor after seizure of 94 Kgs of venison from their possession by a team of PS Humfrygunj recently. On receipt of credible information that three persons namely Mantu Das R/o Wandoor, R. Prabhu R/o Hasmatabad and Munna Ram...

DIGLIPUR, 16 Feb 2018/--/Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur organized an Awareness Campaign under the programme of Yuva Aadarsh Gram Vikas Karyakram in coordination with Gram Panchayat, Radhanagar at Community Hall, Hathilevel on 16.02.2018  in which 80 male and females from different  youth clubs and...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/As DCPU (SA) conducts awareness programmes on various child related Acts and laws, especially on Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and POCSO Act 2012 at different Gram Panchayats, Schools and at Child Care Institutions. On 16th February, 2018 the unit conducted an awareness...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2018/--/A special devotional meeting has been arranged at Baha’i House, near Fisheries jetty, Port Blair at 5 pm on Sunday by the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Port Blair for the students appearing in the Board Exams. Students desirous of participating in the said...