Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 22 Apr 2018/--/The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai  Sharma  has invited the attention of the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands into the poor condition of large number of part time employees/workers  engaged by the Directorate of Education as Craft Instructors, Pre...

Port Blair, 22 Apr 2018/--/Under the influence of High Energy Swell Waves, rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture in to the sea during next 48 hours. The general public have been advised to take precautionary...

Port Blair, 22 Apr 2018/--/The INCOIS Observatory has forecast that there is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas may experience surges intermittently during from 5:30 pm of April 22 to 11.30 pm of April 24 due to the effect of high period (16 - 20 sec) swell...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has censured the Andaman and Nicobar Police (ANP) for tardy implementation of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) project, which was envisaged to re-engineer processes and integrate various levels...

Mayabunder, 19 Apr 2018/--/Committed to fast-pace developmental activities and address public concerns on priority, the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi (retd) held at public meeting at APWD Guest House here on Thursday. The Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman, Smt...

BETAPUR, 19 Apr 2018/--/Swachh Bharat Parv was observed by Gram Panchayat, Shivapuram in Middle Andaman on Wednesday. To celebrate the occasion, a cleanliness drive was conducted in different government offices located in the region. Among others, who participated in the drive include Deputy Ranger...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The Police have booked a 19 year Minnie Bay for committing burglary at a steel yard recently. Two juveniles found involved in the offence were let off with a warning. The main accused identified as Naidu, resident of Santoshi Mata Colony, Minnie Bay has been booked under...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/As J Fisher, Britain’s best-loved, but little known, comedy entertainer puts it, “humour is a great way to lighten any atmosphere and laughing is a sure fire way to brighten your outlook”, people gathered in the auditorium of Govt. Girls SSS were treated to a joyful...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The Coast Guard conducted a felicitation ceremony for CG ships, Air Units and CG Stations based in Andaman and Nicobar region on Wednesday. The event commenced with welcome ceremony and inaugural speech by Inspector General KR Suresh, Tatrakshak Medal, Commander Coast...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The mystique of PC Sorcar Junior still goes strong at mesmerizing the audiences with his mastery. The award winning magician, who vanished the Taj Mahal for two minutes, is set to fascinate his audience with his wife, Jayashree, and daughter, at Dr Ambedkar Auditorium...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The Indian Coast Guard is the Central Coordinating Agency (CCA) for responding to oil spill that occurs in the Maritime Zones of India. Andaman and Nicobar Group of Islands are highly eco sensitive and the waters around islands are vulnerable to marine pollution.  There...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The Andaman & Nicobar Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee under the aegis All India Mahila Congress Committee staged a protest at Tiranga Park recently to protest against the BJPs’ complicity in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases. The anguish amongst the protesters was...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The Gram Swachhta Diwas was celebrated in Gram Panchyat Shoal Bay on Wednesday. Mr Naresh Chandra Lal, Padma Shree Awardee, attended the function and appreciated Smt Mary Pushpa, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Shoal Bay for genuine efforts in keeping the village clean. Mr Lal...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The office of the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, has received some suggestions pertaining to question paper/answer keys for the written examination held for the post of Patwari recently. Some suggestions/objections have been considered and revised answers keys will...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre will organize special video class on April 21 from 10 am to 1 pm for Public Administration on Zilla Prashasan, Nagrik Evam Prashasan, Police Prashasan, Police Public Relationship (...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/Continuing with its crackdown on illegal sale of IMFL, intelligence was developed and one person was arrested after recovery of huge quantity of IMFL. On the 15th of this month, based on reliable information SHO Humfrygunj alongwith ASI R.B.S. Durai, PC Gaurango Pandey,...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/The team of PS Pahargaon has solved three burglary cases in a record time proving their skills and determination towards dealing such crimes. On the 15th of this month, a complaint was received from Mr Jishu Baidya R/o Prothrapur stating that his articles were stolen from...

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2018/--/Under the influence of Congress party, a malicious and scandalous PIL was filed before the Supreme Court of India seeking constitution of Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the death case of Justice B.H.Loya. Besides , the Congress party has also took MPs...

Port Blair, 18 Apr 2018/--/The 23rd edition of Island Tourism Festival organized by the Department of Tourism, Andaman and Nicobar Administration got off to a glittering start on Wednesday. The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar inaugurated the festival as chief guest at a...

RANGAT, 18 Apr 2018/--/In the wake of mushrooming timber business in the North and Middle Andaman region, the Forest Department in Middle Andaman has intensified vigilance on transport of furniture items particularly those made of paduak. Several furniture items made of padauk have been seized by...

RANGAT, 18 Apr 2018/--/With mercury levels on the rise, fishes have vanished from the local markets at Rangat in Middle Andaman. As per reports, for the past more than seven days, not a single variety of fish was found available in the retail market here leaving consumers at their wits end about...

CAMPBELL BAY, 18 Apr 2018/--/A foreign yacht, SY VIRGINIA, made a port call at Campbell Bay on Monday. The yacht with three Russian nationals on board developed some technical snags following which it berthed the jetty here. According to reports, the vessel was on its way to Thailand from Jordan...

Port Blair, 18 Apr 2018/--/The Commander Coast Guard Region (A&N), Inspector General K R Suresh, TM,  visited Hut Bay on Wednesday to review the progress of infrastructure projects. The COMCG(A&N) and Smt Jayanthi Suresh, President Tatrakshika (A&N) Region laid foundation stone for...

Port Blair, 18 Apr 2018/--/To provide better industrial exposure and academic orientation, the A & N Administration has launched an initiative to place 3rd year B.Tech students to Institutes of National Importance (INIs) apart from deputing them to industries. As a part of TEQIP-III project...

Port Blair, 18 Apr 2018/--/Grahak Panchayat (Consumer Welfare Forum), Rangat will conduct a General Body Meeting and form a new committee at Rangat in the premises of Fact India Office on April 22 at 10 am. All members and general public have been requested to attend the meeting.