Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 22 Jul 2017/--/A delegation of Island Development Organization, A & N Islands, comprising Mr Selvam, General Secretary, and Mr.Arockia Raj, Treasurer met the Chief Secretary on Saturday. They urged the Chief Secretary to issue necessary instructions to the Secretary, Education for...

Port Blair, 22 Jul 2017/--/The Andaman SaiSevaSamiti will organize special programme, Sai Katha by Mr NarinderNashirkar, World Famous Kathakaar, from Nagpur, Maharasthra at ShirdiSai Baba Temple, Bambooflat on July 23, 2017 from 9 am to 12 noon. MadhyanaArthi will held from 12.15 pm and annadanam...

Port Blair, 21 Jul 2017/--/Eleven crew members of cargo vessel, ITT Panther, who were rescued after the ship sank 400 km off Port Blair coast, recalled the trauma of their expedition, after arrival at the Coast Guard jetty on Friday. Speaking to mediapersons after disembarking from Indian Coast...

Port Blair, 21 Jul 2017/--/The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray along with Padmashree Naresh Chandra Lal, Ambassador, Swachh Bharat Mission, Andaman & Nicobar Islands met with Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi at New Delhi on Thursday. Padmashree Naresh Chandra Lal presented a DVD of...

Port Blair, 21 Jul 2017/--/The Andaman & Nicobar Administration had entered into a Power Purchase Agreement with M/s Suryachkara Power Corporation Ltd. in the year 1997, for purchase of 20 MW power. The 15 years agreement with the company will expire on 31st March, 2018. In compliance of the...

Port Blair, 21 Jul 2017/--/The Field Exhibition Office, DAVP, Port Blair is conducting a photo exhibition titled “Saath Hai, Viswas Hai- Ho Raha Vikas Hai” at Govt. Middle School, Kanyapuram, South Andaman. The exhibition was inaugurated today by Ms. Geeta Devi, Head Mistress, Govt. Middle School...

Port Blair, 21 Jul 2017/--/The five-day training programme on “First Aid Fire Fighting & Disaster Preparedness” to sensitize general public held at Fire Service Headquarters concluded on Friday. Altogether, 42 participants from different public sector offices attended the training. Live...

Port Blair, 21 Jul 2017/--/Revised method of Property Tax has been implemented by Port Blair Municipal Council w.e.f  01.04.2017.  Till 31.07.2017, a special rebate of 10% is allowed for early payment.  For the convenience of the residents of Port Blair, the PBMC will be setting up a special camp...

Port Blair, 21 Jul 2017/--/Integrated Pest Management Training and Demonstration Programme under Farmers’ Field School in Rice was  inaugurated by Central IPM Centre (CIPMC), Port Blair at Chouldari Gram Panchayat Hall on 19.07.2017 & at Mithakhari Gram Panchayat Hall on today in order to...

Port Blair, 21 Jul 2017/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from July 22-26, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 97 mm of rainfall, in North...

CAMPBELL BAY, 19 Jul 2017/--/Campbell Bay police have launched a concerted drive to curb illegal activities in the Great Nicobar region. Multiple raids were conducted in different  parts of the region revealing illegal activities ranging from gambling to sale of spurious liquor effecting arrest of...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof Jagdish Mukhi gave away prizes to the winners and runners up of the 26th National Under- 25 Chess Championship held at JNRM auditorium today. International Master Kumar Shyaamnikhil P from Tamil Nadu emerged winner of the...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar distributed the translated and developed NCERT textbooks in Bangla language to the 15 Primary students of class I to III, of GSSS Rabindra Bangla Vidyalaya (RBV) during a function organized by the SSA (...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/Facing flak from the local media and commuters for poor maintenance of bus stands in the city, the Municipal Council has reportedly handed over the facilities to the State Transport Department. According to reports, the Transport Department  is now formulating a...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey alongwith  Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal, Zilla Parishad Member Mithakari, Mr Raj Govind, Zilla Parishad Member, Sippighat and Mr Abdul Bhasir, Zilla Parishad Member, Brindaban met the Chief Secretary, A&N...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Directorate of IP&T in association with Film & Television Institute of India, Pune is organizing a ‘basic acting workshop’ for children at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Panchawati, Rangat. The course was inaugurated by the Publicity Officer, Directorate of IP...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong southwesterly wind speed between 25 and 35 kmph gusting to 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast. Fishermen have been advised to be cautious while...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Senior Vice Chairman and Councillor of Ward no. 24, Mr NK Udhaya Kumar has demanded supply on LPG refills on second Saturdays and holidays at Bhatu Basti Parking place or Bhatu Basti CCS. In a letter to the Secretary, Consumer Cooperative Society, Mr Kumar said that a...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Commissioner of GST, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, president of Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Girish Arora and Mr Rajesh Kumar, Assistant Controller (Legal Metrology) will participate in a LIVE phone-in interactive programme of All India Radio on July 21. The...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The All India Radio here will broadcast LIVE phone-in interactive programme titled 'Hello Doctor' on July 22 from 7.20 am to 7.55 am on the topic ‘Bone related diseases and cure’. Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Nitesh Kumar Kaura will be the expert in the studio answering to the...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Councillor, Ward no. 2, Mr R. Someswara Rao has expressed gratitude to the Lieutenant Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, and Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai (SA) for visiting Haddo recently and approving allotment of land measuring around of 850 sq...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/A tree plantation drive was undertaken in Coast Guard residential area on Wednesday to create enthusiasm among masses towards forest conservation. The service has been effectively contributing towards Prime Minister’s visionary step of Green and Clean India campaign,...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Chairman, Municipal Council, Mr B. Eswar Rao and Smt Protima Banerjee, Chairperson, Sub Committee on Education and Social Justice visited Nagar Palika Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Ranchi Tekri on Tuesday. The Secretary, PBMC, Mr Yashpal Garg and other officers of...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Nicobar District Police organized awareness programme for students in various schools of Nicobar District i.e. JNV at Car Nicobar, Govt. Middle School Philpilow, Nancowry, Govt. Senior Secondary School Mildera, Katchal, Bengali viilage, Teressa, Govt. Secondary School...

Port Blair, 19 Jul 2017/--/The Jan Kranti Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has demanded exclusion of a particular qualifying criteria in consultation with the Home Department, which deals with the subject of Security License in the Union Territory. In a letter to the Director of Education, Mr K....