Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/A joint team of the Indian Reserve Battalion and Police has apprehended at least three Burmese nationals from Little Andaman on Wednesday. An anti-poaching operation was launched after the Police spotted three Burmese dingy anchored off the shore at Little Andaman around...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/At GBPH, family members of patients make passages their home Constantine (name changed), attending her relative undergoing treatment at the lone referral hospital, GB Pant Hospital (GBPH), here for the past two weeks, has made the passageway leading to the X-Ray room her...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/In a big relief for employees of Nirmala School here ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the management of the institution disbursed their pending wages on Thursday. As per reports, the school management credited the wages of around 40 teachers and six non-teaching staff pending for...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/Two assault youth in inebriated state An auto rickshaw driver and his friend, both in an inebriated state, allegedly assaulted a 30 year old resident of Lal Bijan, Dairyfarm on Wednesday. The victim identified as G Kesav Rao suffered a fractured leg and is presently...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The Indian Oil Corporation, Port Blair Terminal conducted a mock fire drill on Wednesday in which all employees of the unit participated along with Fire Brigade team of NSRY (Naval unit). They appreciated the preparedness of IOC employees. Mr Subhas Rakshit, CTM Port...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation Limited (ANIIDCO) prepared and published the Seniority List of all its regular employees (as on 01.04.2018) in booklet form. The updated seniority list will provide more transparency in promotions and other...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The District Industries Centre, Department of Industries, A & N Administration, Port Blair will be organizing a ‘Awareness cum Motivational Programme’ on Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) and other Govt. Sponsored schemes of DIC at Ward No.22, Old...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/Doordarshan Kendra, Port Blair will telecast a Live Phone-in-programme “Hello Doctor” on June 15 from 1730 hrs to 1800 hrs. In the programme, Dr. Abhishek Onkar will discuss various issues on the topic “CATARACT” and will respond to viewer’s queries. Viewers can...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) at Diglipur ferried 77 stranded passengers including women & children from Aerial Bay to Smith Island and Gandhinagar on Wednesday. Locals were stuck at Aerial Bay jetty due to non availability of local boats and passenger ship Durga...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/A person named Sunil aged around 18 years, resident of Gaddabasti was found injured on the road at Aerial Bay in Diglipur near Durgapur Jetty recently. He was severely bleeding and was left unattended. The medical sailors of Coast Guard Station Diglipur, while passing by...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, strong south-westerly wind speed exceeding 45 kmph and very rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea for...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma and all leaders of the party have extended their greetings and good wishes to all the islanders  particularly Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.  The spirit of give up and service to...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre organizes special video classes every Saturday.  On June 16 during forenoon session (10 am – 1pm and post lunch session (1pm – 4pm), the Public Administration subject  CDs will be on...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The Chairperson and members of the Andaman and Nicobar Waqf Board has extended greetings to the islanders on the occasion of Idu’l Fitr. “On this holy and joyous occasion, may the blessings of almighty Allah come down and rest upon your shoulders and upon those whom you...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The Hindu community of Bambooflat area hosted an Iftar party for their Muslim brothers recently. Mr J.L. Tak, Mr Dilip Kumar and others organised an Iftar party in the Community Hall of Valluvar Nagar. More than hundred people from Muslim community attended the programme...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation (ANIIDCO) extends financial assistance for setting up of industrial concerns as per the SIDBI guidelines. The activities for which financial assistance is provided includes manufacturing preservation or...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/In pursuit of achieving pinnacles of academic excellence, the Andaman & Nicobar Administration established Andaman Law College in 2016 by offering five year integrated B.A.,LL.B., degree course affiliated to Pondicherry University and recognized by Bar Council of...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has urged the Lt. Governor to constitute technical committee to assess the ground reality and fix appropriate limit for fixation of Speed Governor (Speed Limiting Device) in various type of transport vehicles in these islands....

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The Port Blair Municipal Council conducted a written examination for 33 posts of Lower Grade Clerk on 21/01/2018 at different examination centres throughout the Islands in a transparent manner. Based on the computerised evaluation of the Answer Sheets (OMR), the category...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The State President and all office bearers of All India Trinamool Congress, A & N Islands have extended their greetings to the islanders on the occasion of "Eid-ul-Fitr" and wished peace and prosperity for islands on the festive occasion.

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.1 meters between 17:30 hours on 14-06-2018 to 23:30 hours of 16-06-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.  Current speeds may vary between 57...

Port Blair, 14 Jun 2018/--/The ongoing strike by the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Private Truck and Van Owner-cum-Drivers Association has been temporarily suspended following assurance of resolution of concerns relating to installation of speed governors. In a release, the President of the...

RANGAT, 11 Jun 2018/--/More than a year after facing closure, opening of licensed private liquor vends at Rangat after permit granted by the district administration, as per the direction of the Calcutta High Court and clarification issued by the Apex Court, has evoked mixed reactions from residents...

Port Blair, 11 Jun 2018/--/The installation ceremony of the Lions Club of Aberdeen Andaman saw a lot of camaraderie in the air on Sunday. The District Governor, PMJF Lion Dr KS Babai inducted Lion Ratna Kannan as Charter President and her team for the Lionistic year 2018-19 in the presence of PMJF...

Port Blair, 11 Jun 2018/--/As part of its corporate campaign to spread awareness of road safety and benefits of latest advancements in the automobile sector, the local dealership of Rio Nissan Datsun organised an event to raise awareness on road safety issues and enhance driving skills in front of...