Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 10 Nov 2018/--/The Bangla Joint Action Committee, Andaman & Nicobar Islands is going to organize a Bangla Sammelan on Sunday, the 11 November 2018 at Bhatu Basti Junction, South Andaman from 2 pm onwards. The Sammelan will be  addressed by Bengali intellectuals of these Islands. The...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/Just “walk it off”, is what most people say to cool others down. The coming months are sure to hit you with soaring temperatures. To beat the heat, think about merging with nature or simply traversing a plantation consisting of diverse flora! A sumptuous meal at a...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/The Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman convened a meeting on the issue of allotment of land for excess settler families, regularisation of encroached land for landless persons etc on Wednesday at Gram Panchayat Hall, Bakultala in Middle Andaman. The meeting...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/As part of the Diwali celebration, while many others fulfill basic needs of food, clothing and education, the team at Rights for All (RFA), an NGO is bringing happiness through play in the lives of the children. Toys in great numbers and good quality were generously...

BAMBOOFLAT, 8 Nov 2018/--/It sears the conscience. This is an 80 year old speaking. "My children are well settled in their lives, but they abandoned me here when I was 75. When I came here a year, I could not even walk to the toilet without assistance. But, now I travel to nearby places with my...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/For the first time in the history of these islands, our Islands Tang Soo do Korean Karate team created history by winning 49 Medals (23 Gold, 13 Silver and 13 Bronze), in the 6th National Tang Soo Do Championship held at Anandham Ashram, New Delhi recently. The 12 player...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy to very heavy rain (07 to 20 cm) at one or two places over Andaman & Nicobar islands in the next 48 hours. In anticipation of a Low pressure area very likely to emerge into Andaman Sea and become more...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/The team of police station Pahargaon has busted a gambling den and arrested six persons along with recovery of Rs 25000/-. Upon receipt of information regarding gambling near Dharmraj Garage, Dollygunj a police team comprising SI P Jeevan, HC/1156 P Babu Rao, PC/406 S N...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) (India’s Voice Against AIDS) has organized a National workshop on Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission (EMTCT) of HIV and Syphilis last month at New Delhi. The workshop was graced by many International authorities on AIDS...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/The children of Makarthi Valley, a settlement in the remote forest area of Kadamtala, Middle Andaman participated in a "Sit-Draw-Colur" and story-telling session organised by Coastal Green Zone, a volunteer run initiative to conserve coastal and terrestrial ecosystem,...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/Baha’is all over the world will be celebrating the birth anniversaries of their Twin Manifestations, The Bab (Prophet-Herald of the Baha’i Faith) and Baha’u’llah (Prophet-Founder of the Baha’i Faith) on 9th and 10th November 2018 with a variety of programmes. Baha’i...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/A team of Police Station, Diglipur comprising Inspector Mahesh Yadav SHO, PS Diglipur, SI Jishi George, HC Rashik Lal Mondal, and PC’s Vishnu Kr. Reddy, G. Dilli Rao, Akash Ch. Bepari, & Kehav Mondal headed by Mr Sukant S. Ballab, SDPO Diglipur raided the house of one...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/The State President of BJP A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has appointed Mr Omprakesh Dubey, resident of Austinabad as District Vice President, South Andaman District on Tuesday.

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Nov 7 to 11, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with light to heavy rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 149 mm of rainfall...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/To facilitate the examinees of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the Regional Centre Port Blair is organizing a special class on “Tips for IGNOU Exam” for December – 2018 Term End Exam. The special class will be held tomorrow from 4:30 to 5:30 pm.The Regional...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/Consequent upon enhancement of the Ex-Storage Point price of PDS kerosene oil by the Govt. of India, the A&N Administration has revised the wholesale price of PDS SKO @ Rs 31.18/- & Retail price as Rs 32.55/- per litre in the entire Union Territory of A&N...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/Power supply will remain suspended at the following area on Nov 10 from 7 am to 2 pm in connection with carrying out of urgent repair work of damaged water pipeline by APWD in-front at Dudhline The areas to be affected are Rajasthan Mandir, ALWH Colony, Hawaghar Jn., Dudh...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/The South Andaman Teachers’ Branch (SATB) of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has expressed condolences on the demise of Mr Thomson Prasad, resident of Tusnabad village and father of Mr Vikash Prasad, CI (Computer Application)...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Hello Doctor Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. In the programme, Dr. Neetu Singh, will participate  to discuss on the topic “Diarrheal Disorders In Children” and will  respond to viewer’s queries. Viewers can...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre organizes special video classes on every Saturday. On 10th November 2018, during forenoon session 10 am to 1 pm the CD on the topic TRANSLATION A PROFESSION, TRANSLATING TAGORE will be...

Port Blair, 8 Nov 2018/--/The submission of assignment is a pre-condition for appearing in Term End Examination of IGNOU. The 10th November 2018 is the last date for submission of hand-written assignments at IGNOU Study Centre second Saturday being a last date. The IGNOU Study Centre located at...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/In line with the plans of the NITI Aayog to develop Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) and Lakshadweep for high-end tourism while keeping ecology conservation to the fore, the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) in Chennai has come up with resource...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/With an eye to create awareness among the financially excluded people living in the rural areas and to promote financial literacy among the population in this territory, the Andaman and Nicobar State Cooperative Bank Ltd. has set up seven Financial Literacy Centres (FLCs)...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/Diwali festival will be celebrated on 6 - 7 November  in A&N Islands. In view of the Judgment dated 23.10.2018 of the Supreme Court of India, general public is hereby informed that firecrackers shall be used only between 8.00 pm. and 10.00 pm. General public is also...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/The  Rangat Police have apprehended two persons namely Akash Mondal, son of Mr Subodh Mondal (29) yrs, resident of Dasarathpur, Rangat and J. Tirupathi Rao, son of Mr J Tulsi Rao (27) yrs, resident of Rangat Bay recently  accused of committing theft in a car parked near...