Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/The Flower show organized by the Department of Agriculture was inaugurated by Mrs. Tanvi Garg, IAS ,  Secretary (Education & Personnel), A&N Administration in the ITF Ground on 10th January 2017 at 4.00 p.m .The Chief guest inaugurated the Flower show  by lighting...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/Mahatma Gandhi International School held a vibrant and erudite Social Science Exhibition on 12.01.2017. The chief guest of this eventful display was the PBMC Chairman Shri. Ishwar Rao and the guest of honour was Shri. Arupadai, counsillor ward no. 21. This event was...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/Annual training camp for NCC cadets is under progress at Govt Sr Sec School Bathubasti. On 12 January, about 200 plus cadets from various institutions of the Islands participated in the celebration of “NATIONAL YOUTH DAY”. Cadets were taught the philosophy of Swami...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/Along with the rest of the country, the National Youth Day was celebrated in these Islands too today on the occasion of the 154th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. To celebrate the occasion, the Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Lamba Line organised a function in the...

NEW DELHI, 12 Jan 2017/--/The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Swami Vivekananda, on his birth anniversary today. In his message the Prime Minister said,  “We offer salutations to Swami Vivekananda and remember his powerful thoughts and ideals that continue to shape the minds...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2017/--/ISMAT –The ‘Women’s Initiative’, an NGO, will organize an Inter-School Badminton Rolling Trophy Tournament for Under-14 girls at the Multipurpose Hall of Netaji Stadium Complex, Port Blair on January 17 from 8.30 am. Interested students with their ID proof  may register...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/A social awareness campaign was organized by the District Administration, North & Middle Andaman to mobilize students, women, youth and general public on the issue of drug abuse, alcoholism and domestic violence. The programme started with the rally of 120 students of...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/A construction worker suffered power shocks due to alleged mismanagement of the builders. As per the complaint filed by Rahul Ameen Mondal, resident of Lamba Pahad, he along with his co-worker, Nazural, was engaged by a construction firm run by Shahjanan. On 7 January,...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/Cops of Police Station, Pathergudda raided another gambling den in the area under their jurisdiction recently and arrested four persons. Around Rs 2360  and Rs 680  on personal search was seized from the accused identified as Mohan Mondal, 37 years, resident of Bhatu...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/The Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Mr Aninda Majumder will attend the birthday celebration of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose to be organized by the founder of Sudhanghshubala Foundation, Mr Bhavesh Majumdar on January 23 in the auditorium of Girls School here. He...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/To sensitize the students on fire prevention and to avoid any major fire mishap like the fire incidents in Dabwali (Haryana) in December 1995 and in Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) in July, 2004 which killed many school children, the A&N Police Fire Service Training Centre...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/“Book Fair Scholastic India” got underway at Ummat Public School (UPS), Middle Point on Wednesday. The objective of the fair is to inculcate positive and healthy reading habit among children and also to create a favourable reading environment in schools as well as at home...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP)  on Wednesday organized a quiz and debate competition at TGCE, Auditorium, to mark the week-long celebration of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. The theme of the inter-college quiz competition was “Indian Culture...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/The ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, CIARI, North & Middle Andaman organised a three-day training programme on “Duck Farming under Integrated Farming System” at Gram Panchayat, Chainpur  from January 9. The programme was inaugurated by Smt. Sarlavati, Pradhan, Chainpur, PRI...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/On the eve of Republic Day, the Chinmaya Mission will organize an excursion-cum-picnic for the special children (Divyang) on January 22. The programme will be held from 9 am to 2 pm. One escort will be allowed to accompany the child. Limited number of students will be...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/The Andhra Association will celebrate Makara Sankranti on January 13 from 5 pm in the auditorium of the association. The Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi will be the chief guest on the occasion, while Mr B. Eswar Rao, Chairperson, PBMC will be the...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/South Andaman Police is making continuous efforts to curb down the menace of illicit sale of liquor and other contraband articles. Stringent action is being initiated against distillation of illicit liquor and constant surveillance and check is being done for detection of...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/The Bharat Scouts & Guides,wing of  Wimberlygunj Educational Zone has conducted a rally on Awareness on Road Safety and De-addiction Rally at GSSS Tusnabad. The rally was flagged off  by Shri A.Mohammed Aliyar, retired  Scouter. In his brief  lecture he explained...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2017/--/The Bharat Scouts & Guides of Middle Andaman (MA) Educational Zone organized a rally on Drug Addiction and Drug Abuse on Tuesday. The rally was flagged off  by Mr. Suresh Chandra Mazumder, Vice Principal, GSSS Swadesh Nagar. Addressing the participants Mr Suresh...

Port Blair, 10 Jan 2017/--/Facing official apathy for the past several years, more than 300 employees of  the State Transport Department now stare at a bleak future. Having served the government agency for more than 10 years, STS bus drivers and conductors were anticipating regularisation of their...

Port Blair, 10 Jan 2017/--/A native of Narvana District, Haryana, has been booked for cheating and impersonation during the recruitment examination for 34 civilian posts on Sunday. In the complaint to the Aberdeen Police, Surg. Lt. Sargundeep Singh, Medical Officer In-charge, MI Room, INHS...

Port Blair, 10 Jan 2017/--/One person has been injured in a brawl that took place at the roadside near Port Mout Junction on Sunday. 20 year old Vikas Singh, resident of Badmas Pahad, a daily rated worker, attached to APWD Humfreygunj Section, entered into an argument with one Shakir, resident of...

Port Blair, 10 Jan 2017/--/Scientists of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Regional Centre here has discovered a new species of ginger in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. According to information, the species, Zingiber pseudosquarrosum, new to science, belonging to genus Zingiber, has been used...

Port Blair, 10 Jan 2017/--/Scientists have warned of massive quakes in the Indian Ocean after finding that a new plate boundary is forming on the floor of the Indian Ocean due to the largest earthquake that shook the Andaman-Sumatra region in 2012. According to a study published in the journal...

Port Blair, 10 Jan 2017/--/The fishing boat Fahima Faheda (IND/AN/SA/MM/1013) which was missing from Port Blair since 12 December last year has been traced at Sri Lanka and Indian Coast Guard is working with A&N Administration and Sri Lankan authorities for safe return of the boat along with...