Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/The Lt Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, held a review meeting on the power situation in the A&N Islands at the Conference Hall of Raj Niwas on Wednesday. He directed the Electricity Department to shift the five 320 KVA DG sets, along with the power transformers from...

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/The Lt Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi reviewed the status of implementation of various social schemes launched by the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi. During the last three years, the Prime Minister has launched a slew of welfare schemes aimed at uplifting the poor,...

RANGAT, 24 May 2017/--/Shortage of medicos, paramedics at the crucial health facility in Middle Andaman is taking a toll on the residents of the region. Despite sanctioned posts of surgeon, anesthetist, medical specialists, pediatrician etc, the Health Centre has failed to provide necessary...

New Delhi/Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to declare the Class XII Board Examination, 2017 results by the end of this week. Students who appeared for CBSE Class 12th examination for 2016-2017 session can check their results on board's official...

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/Sqay Martial Art champs from these islands, Saniya Subhash of Navy Children School and U Bharathi of Govt. Model Sr. Sec School has been selected to represent the country in the 2nd Junior World championship scheduled to be held at Jakarta, Indonesia. The Secretary...

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast  rain or thundershower to occur at many places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the next few days. Under the influence of moderate to strong southwest monsoon current over Andaman Sea and most parts of...

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/Due to breakdown of 5 MW DG set at M/s. Suryachakara Power Plant, Bambooflat, there is shortage in power generation and the ongoing load shedding will continue in Port Blair and South Andaman area during the evening peak hours from 5.45 pm to 10.45 pm for one hour on...

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/The Food Safety Officers of District Food Safety Unit, South Andaman conducted surprise raids at Junglighat and Shorepoint/Bambooflat areas recently during which 47 food business premises were inspected. Seven FBOs have been issued compounding and improvement notices for...

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/Due to administrative reasons, the vessel MV Swaraj Dweep will now sail for Chennai via Nancowry and Campbell Bay in place of MV Nancowry on May 30 at 10 am from Haddo Wharf. Similarly, the vessel will now sail for Port Blair via Campbell Bay and Nancowry on June 8...

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/The final merit list of the candidates who had appeared in the trade test held on May 5 & May 18  (Level I&II) in the Directorate of Tourism for engagement of seven posts of  DRM under skilled category has been displayed in the Notice Board of Tourism Department.

Port Blair, 24 May 2017/--/This is for the information of the Autorickshaw permit holders, general public and all concerned that Section 74 (2)(viii) & Section 96 (xx) of the MV Act 1988 mandates that in case of autorickshaw/taxi, a taximeter shall be fitted and maintained in proper working...

Port Blair, 23 May 2017/--/In a major step towards taming speed demons on the roads in these islands, the UT Administration has notified Speed Governor regulations recently. In exercise of powers conferred under Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 and in compliance of the directions of the Apex Court...

Port Blair, 23 May 2017/--/While the Central Government led by Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi is striving for development in all sectors, it is getting rid of corruption from the system, which is the major achievement of the government in its initial three years, said Mr Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,...

NEW DELHI, 23 May 2017/--/A cyclonic circulation has developed in the Southeast Bay of Bengal. The system is showing positive signs of intensification and is expected to develop into a low pressure area in the next 24 to 48 hours, according to weather observatory, Skymet. The agency also forecast...

Port Blair, 23 May 2017/--/As per the direction of Smti Shobha Oza, president, All India Mahila Congress Committee, New Delhi,  the  Pradesh  Mahila Congress Committee organized a signature campaign programme at Gandhi Bhavan here recently on the occasion of the death anniversary of late Rajiv...

Port Blair, 23 May 2017/--/The noted NGO, Butterflies organized a workshop on Street Theatre recently at Prerna Deep here. Around 24 children from South, North and Little Andaman participated in the training. The workshop was based on participatory methods and activity based, the workshop enabled...

Port Blair, 23 May 2017/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has forecast cloudy weather with moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days. In the agromet bulletin for the period from May 24-28, 2017, CIARI forecast 202 mm of rainfall in South Andaman, 100 mm of rainfall in...

Port Blair, 23 May 2017/--/As per the information received from license of FPS No.199 (M/s Aysha Fareed) situated at New Pahargaon, Port Blair that the said FPS is not functional w.e.f 01.06.2017 onwards. All the Family Identity Card holders registered in FPS No.199 are requested to transfer their...

Port Blair, 23 May 2017/--/The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, here has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.5 meters from 17:30 hours on 23-05-2017 to 23:30 hours of 25-05-2017 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands between ten degree channel and great channel. Fishermen have been advised...

Port Blair, 23 May 2017/--/The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11) cm at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the next three days. The general public  have been advised to take precautionary and contact the State Control Room, District Control...

Port Blair, 22 May 2017/--/Though the efforts of the Traffic Police towards containing various violations is drawing appreciation, the easygoing approach of the force in checking smoke emissions from various types of the vehicles is being questioned by various quarters. The city has witnessed a...

Port Blair, 22 May 2017/--/The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi visited Primary Health Centre (PHC) Garacharma on Monday and took stock of the facilities in the hospital. The Principal Secretary (Health), Mr Raajiv Yaduvanshi, Secretary to LG, Mr A.K. Singla, Deputy Commissioner,...

Port Blair, 22 May 2017/--/While overloading of trucks violating crucial provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act and diktat of the Apex Court have become a matter of serious concern, road users in the city had a narrow escape on Monday when the driver of a vehicle carrying tons of steel lost control...

Port Blair, 22 May 2017/--/Despite tall claims by the civic body, a public toilet at Burdal Basti, near Ram Mandir, Dairyfarm, exposes the apathy of the agency towards effective implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission of the Government of India. The civic toilet in the region benefited good...

Port Blair, 22 May 2017/--/The Directorate of Tourism, A&N Administration will participate in the 9th ABP Tourist spot to be hosted at Swabhumi, Kolkata from June 9 to 11for tourism promotion. The expenditure pertains to journey, lodging and boarding etc will have to be borne by the...