Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 15 Feb 2019/--/A three-day Cooperative Leadership Development Training for the primary cooperatives supported by National Centre for Cooperative Education (NCCE), New Delhi organized by Rajiv Gandhi Cooperative Training Centre of &N State Cooperative Union, Teylerabad got underway...

Port Blair, 15 Feb 2019/--/The Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI), Andaman & Nicobar State Centre (ANSC) will organize a Technical Lecture on “Power Generation by Solar Energy” on Feb 18 from 3.30 pm in the conference hall of ALHW. Er. M. P. Ganeshan, Project Manager, Neyveli Lignite...

Port Blair, 15 Feb 2019/--/Power supply will remain suspended/affected in some areas on Feb 16 for shifting of HT line at Prothrapur village and maintenance & upgradation of distribution transformer near School Line School. The areas to be affected are CARI, AKT Miniplex, Bird Line, Calicut,...

Port Blair, 15 Feb 2019/--/A Zonal Level Committee consists of Local officer and Resource Teachers of South Andaman Zone has been constituted to reduce the mental stress and psychological pressure of the students appearing for AISSE/AISSCE - 2019. The committee comprises Smt Kakoli Dey, PGT, GSSS...

Port Blair, 15 Feb 2019/--/The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has requested the people of these islands to join the ‘Shok Yatra’ on Saturday blood-soaked timeline of terror attacks in Kashmir. The Shok Yatra is scheduled to start at 2.30 pm from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP...

Port Blair, 15 Feb 2019/--/Pursuant to the directions of Election Commission of India for the ensuing Parliamentary Election, a one-day training was organized in the auditorium of Tagore Government College of Education on Friday for BLO (Booth Level Officer). The trained covered the topics viz....

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/Sangita looks askance at the toilet facilities provided to her by the Port Blair Municipal Council under the Swachh Bharat Mission at Burning Ghat Junglighat, where as many as five individual toilets were constructed and handed over to individual families having no toilet...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/The State Secretary of BJP and National Council Member of BJYM, Mr K Paramasivam, has demanded a CBI inquiry into the alleged murder of Ramesh, son of Mr Venkatesan, a 2nd year student of Mount Zeon College, Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu. In a letter to the Union Home Minister,...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/A mild earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Islands on Wednesday. The tremor, which occurred at around 1.50 am, was epicentered at 13.9 degrees North Latitude and 91.4 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Andaman coast. The A...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/With a new design approved by the competent authority in the local administration, the ‘red’ fleet of State Transport Services (STS) buses will get a new avatar soon. The Directorate of Transport has recently invited bids from automobile workshop/graphics designer/...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/During the recent visit of Dr Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment in A & N Islands, a meeting in connection with empowerment of Divyang was held in Raj Niwas. In the meeting, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament and a delegation of...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/The 7th meeting of the State Level Coordination Committee was held under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary (Finance), Andaman and Nicobar Administration, on behalf of the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration today. The meeting was convened by Mr SC Murmu,...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly along with MGNREGA staff and Mr Vinod, State President, BJP Yuva Morcha met the Chief Secretary, A& N Administration seeking enhancement of wages of MNREGA workers. The Chief Secretary agreed to redress the...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/The Chairperson of Municipal Council, Smt Anusia Devi inaugurated the extended Municipal Complex building at Bhatu Basti, Ward No. 24 on Wednesday. Mr NK Udhaya Kumar, Councillor, Ward No 24, Smti S Selvi, Mr Dharmendra Narayan, Municipal Councillors, officials, workers...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/As part of Swachhta Action Plan campaign run by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, IITTM/NIWS-Goa in association with NSS Unit-3 organized a Student Awareness Campaign at JNRM here. NSS Volunteers and BBA Tourism students participated in the programme. Prof. S.K...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/Continuing its crackdown on illegal sale of liquor, the South Andaman District Police arrested 44 persons for manufacturing and sale of illicit liquor this month. The raiding teams have recovered huge quantity of illicit liquor i.e. 78 bottles of 750 ml, 22 bottles of 375...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/All the candidates who have sought admission in various Degree & Diploma courses in DBRAIT in the session 2018-19 but have not reported to the respective classes and/or submitted their fee challan to the admission committee have been advised to report to the admission...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/The 2-day State-level sensitization workshop on DigiLocker and OpenForge jointly organized by the Dept. of Computer Science & Engg, BRAIT and Department of IT, A & N Administration in association with Ministry of Electronics and IT, Govt. of India concluded on...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/As a part of its 20th year celebrations, students of Class IX along with the staff of Crescent Public School (CPS) visited Abbhyuday Complex, Shelter Home for Homeless at Ferrar Gunj recently and spend time with the inmates. The students conducted cultural and interactive...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/The 2nd Dr T C Khatri Memorial lecture held at JNRM on Tuesday commemorating the birth anniversary of Late Dr. T C Khatri Associate Professor and former Head of Department of Zoology, JNRM, popularly known as ‘The Butterfly Man’ of A & N Islands and great naturalist...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/All India Radio here will conduct an audition for preparation of panel of Casual Assignees in Hindi,Tamil,Telugu and Nicobari language. Candidates should be graduate in any discipline with preferred language as one of the language at graduation level with good voice,...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/The 32nd Convocation of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is proposed to be in the Month of April, 2019. Last date for online registration is 10th March, 2019.  Student who have completed their Programmes in December-2017 or JUNE-2018 Term-End-...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/The Orchid Society of India (TOSI) established in 1984 with its headquarters at Botany Department, Punjab University, Chandigarh is organizing National Conference cum Workshop on “Recent Advances in Orchidology with Special Emphasis on Biology, Climate Change,...

Port Blair, 13 Feb 2019/--/ICAR- KVK, N&M Andaman organized three days training programmes on “Organic fish farming approaches for sustainable production” at Pareshnager, Basantipur from Feb 11. The training was inaugurated in presence of Dr. B. L. Kasinath, Sr. Scientist & Head, Dr....

Port Blair, 12 Feb 2019/--/The fire mishap at Jodakalan area that gutted one boat and extensively damaged two others at the self-proclaimed Boat Repair and Breaking Yard at Sippighat has brought to fore brazen violation of forest norms. Home to several species of mangroves, considered as coastlines...