Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2017/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute here has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from February 22-26. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather in the next five days. No rainfall in South Andaman, no rainfall in North and...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2017/--/Surupanjali in association with Gaythri Chetna Kendra (Haddo) organised Pancha Kundiye Gayathri Mahayagya for the students appearing for CBSE Board Exams on Sunday in the premises of RGT Public Vidyalaya here. The Yagya was attended by more than 80 students along with...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2017/--/The Police Training School, A&N Islands organized a two-day course on “Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act, 2012” recently for in-service police personnel for awareness under the supervision of Smt Geeta Rani Verma, Principal, PTS. Faculty members...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2017/--/An awareness programme on alcoholism and ill-effects of drug abuse, and tobacco by the Directorate of Prohibition is underway in all projects of ICDS, Diglipur, Rangat & Car Nicobar was  organized by the District Administration at Car Nicobar, at Community Hall at...

Port Blair, 21 Feb 2017/--/POCSO e-box is a major initiative by NCPCR to help children seek help and report such crimes directly to the Commission. It is displayed prominently in the home page of the NCPCR website where the user has to simply press a button names, POCSO e-box  which will navigate...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2017/--/While the UT Administration has initiated a series of projects as part of implementation of the flagship scheme launched by the premier, Mr Narendra Modi in 2014, shortage of public toilets is impeding execution of the Swachh Bharat Mission at Rangat in Middle Andaman...

CAMPBELL BAY, 19 Feb 2017/--/The tsunami victims sheltered in the permanent shelters at Chingam Basti here are living under constant fear of disaster striking them in the form of giant trees falling on their houses during cyclonic weather. As part of the tsunami rehabilitation programme, permanent...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2017/--/The Vice President of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), Mr Sanjay Singh has hailed the efforts of the Lt Governor of these islands towards curbing alcohol and tobacco menace. In a letter, Mr Singh said that the decisions is for the betterment of the society and the Lt....

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2017/--/The District Administration of  North and Middle Andaman will hold a special Medical camp for identifying eligible disabled persons for implementation of Centrally sponsored scheme for providing physical aids and assisted-living devices to senior citizens belonging to BPL...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2017/--/‘Jaagrit’, the 11th Techno Sports Fest of BRAIT was conducted in the Netaji Stadium with full fervour and enthuaism on Saturday. Mr Sheo Krishna, Executive Engineer (Retd) APWD and a veteran sports personality of these islands, was the chief guest for the opening ceremony...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2017/--/The NGO, DISHA, a unit of Don Bosco Institute, organized Children Programme at Don Bosco Multipurpose Hall, Surabi, Caddlegunj. Mr. Melsingh, Associate Towns & Country Planner CE office, APWD was the chief guest. The programme consists with spoken English, career...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2017/--/The Department of Fisheries has asked the owners or persons in-charge of sport/game fishing vessels not to use or allow their fishing vessels to be used for any activity other than fishing sport/game. The advisory has been issued as it has been notice that fishing vessels...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2017/--/To encourage employers to voluntarily come forward and declare details of all such employees, who were entitled for membership between 01.04.2009  to 31.12.2016 under the EPF & MP Act' 1952 but could not be enrolled, the Govt. of India accepting the recommendation of...

Port Blair, 19 Feb 2017/--/Dr. Jayanta Samanta, Gastroenterologist of  Medica Super Speciality Hospital, Kolkata will be rendering super-speciality services in Gastroenterology at GB Pant Hospital, Port Blair from February 22 to 24. Patients who need consultation with Dr Jayanta Samanta,...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/The abysmal condition of a Children’s Park in one of the posh residential colonies of the city bears testimony to the apathy of the authorities in ensuring proper maintenance of public facilities. Located in the heart of the city at Goal Ghar, the Children’s Park at...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/One injured in road mishap A resident of Link Road sustained injuries in an accident on February 13. In the statement to the police, R Nagesh Kumar said that while returning home with his relative, Vignesh, at around 10.30 pm on his motorcycle, he noticed a huge crater on...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/The Head of Bengali Department, JNR Mahavidyalaya, Dr Jyotirmoy RoyChowdhury delivered a speech on “Bengali society, language and literature in Andamans” as part of a special session titled “Porer Ghare Apon Katha (Own stories at neighbour’s abode”) at the International...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/To promote the pursuit of excellence in the field of engineering, Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI) has instituted “IEI Young Engineers Award”. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding achievements/contributions made by young engineers in engineering...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/The Kudo Martial Arts Association of these islands participated the 2nd World Cup Tournament at Mumbai Andheri Sports Complex recently in which 600 participants from 23 countries participated. For the first time in the history of these islands, Kudo Martial Arts...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/CARIEWA of ICAR-CIARI here organized a day workshop on First Aid Fire-fighting, recently at Institute campus, Garacharma with the support of Fire Department of Andaman & Nicobar Administration. Dr. A. Kundu, Incharge Director and Chairman, CIAIREWA inaugurated the...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/The District level Karate Tournament & Seminar & Training and Grading Exams concluded at Prem Nagar Chakraborty Martial Art Dojo, Prem Nagar here. Mr. G. Bhaskar, chief patron of AKAANI (All Karate Association A&N Islands)  inaugurated the tournament. Mr...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/The 55th Annual Athletic Meet of GMS Jarwa Creek , Baratang for the academic year- 2016-17 was held at the school ground on Thursday. Smt M.V.Jolly, Vice Principal GSSS Oralkatcha was the chief guest while Smt Anitha Johnson, Headmistress ,GMS South Creek was the guest of...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/A lecture on Purushartha was delivered on Wednesday by Mr Mahesh Goel, General Manager, SBI, Kolkata in the auditorium of Tagore Govt. College of  Education here. He explained elaborately the philosophy of wealth, purpose of  life, system and procedure for  success of any...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/The Andaman and Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) organized a state level training on HIV Sentinel Surveillance (HSS) in the auditorium of G.B Pant Hospital for Site Medical Officers, Counsellors, Lab. Technicians, Staff  Nurse and ANMs. The Director of Health Services...

Port Blair, 16 Feb 2017/--/In order to carry out  the work of  breakdown maintenance of 33 KV Potential Transformer at Phoenix Bay Sub Station, power supply will be affected on February 18 at different places. Accordingly, the power-cut will be exercised at Mohanpura, Babu Lane, Aberdeen Bazaar...