Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2018/--/On the conclusive part of Gajapati Maharaja of Puri’s visit to these islands, there will be a lecture-cum-power point presentation at Chinmaya Mission, Police Line on Jan 14, 2018 at 6 PM on the topic ‘The Glory of Lord Jagannatha’. It will be highly informative and...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2018/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Jan 13-17, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast, partly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 69 mm of...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2018/--/Indian Coast Guard Establishments including Coast Guard Refit & Production Team (PBR) and Coast Guard Regional Store Depot (PBR) conducted a Community Interaction programme for the fishing populace at Shoal Bay on Friday. The programme was conducted in coordination...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2018/--/A 2 day ToT (Training of Trainers) programme for AYUSH Doctors/Yoga Instructors on ‘Module of orientation of ASHAs and ANMs on General Wellness and prevention of common ailments including Diabetes Mellitus through AYUSH systems’, jointly organized by AYUSH Wing DHS and A...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2018/--/The Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Baby Fareeda along with Mr Thomas Minj, Executive Engineer (i/c) and Smt Minati Biswas, Ex-Adhyaksha, ZP, SA visited Wandoor area on Friday and inspected the R. O. Plant installed there. The R.O. Plant had got damaged after...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2018/--/Power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas tomorrow from 8 am to 2 pm for carrying out H.T and L.T line clearance work under Chouldari Sub-division. The areas to be affected by power interruption under Tiger feeder are Dhanikhari, parts of Sippighat,...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2018/--/The telecom connectivity between Dollygunj BSNL Exchange and Garacharma BSNL Exchange, Ferrargunj BSNL Exchange and all BSNL Exchanges in North and Middle Andaman District is affected due to OF Cable cut. Due to OF Cable cut, the citizen services delivered electronically...

Port Blair, 12 Jan 2018/--/On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti & Pongal festival, Vishva Hindu Parishad, Port Blair will organize Pooja, Hawan, Satsang & Parvachan at Kaveri Kunj (Corbyn’s Cove) on Jan 14, 2018 from 9 am onwards. Cooked prasad (Khichdi) will be served to the...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/Bus race on Bhatu Basti-Dollygunj stretch gives jitters to commuters  While works for the city’s first four-lane project has been accelerated by the building agency, rash and negligent particularly by private bus drivers on the arterial stretch from Dollygunj to Bhatu...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/The Secretary, Social Welfare, Smt Rashmi Singh, inaugurated the newly constructed temple and dining hall at Pranab Kanya Sangha on Thursday. Smt Rupa Ray was the special invitee on the occasion. Dr Poonam Arora, Chairperson, A & N State Social Welfare Board,...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/The Central Board of Secondary Education has announced the schedule for Class X and XII Board exams on Thursday. Around 11,86,144 students are expected to appear in All India Secondary School Certificate Examinations (Class XII) exams, while 16,38,552 students are...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/The Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology (DBRAIT), DBRAIT ALUMINI and the Institute of Engineers India (IEI), A&N Chapter, in association with AMIL Pvt.Ltd., is organizing a two-day workshop on ‘Advanced Civil Engineering Material Testing Instruments’ on Jan 12...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/The Andaman and Nicobar Administration is taking all possible steps to reduce the load shedding and normalize the power supply as early as possible. In this regard, a meeting was chaired by the Minister of Power on Wednesday on the request of Lt. Governor regarding...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/Mr. Indrapal Singh, Chairperson, PBMC along with Ms. Vinitha Malhotra, Sr. Vice Chairperson (Councillor ward no. 11), Mr. S. Ganeshan, Executive Engineer, PBMC with other allied engineering staff of PBMC visited South Point area, ward No. 11 near Aiyannar temple. The ward...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/Mr. Udit Prakash Rai, Secretary, RD, PRIs & ULBs/ Deputy Commissioner/ DM, South Andaman District, Commissioner (GST), A & N Islands, Chairman, District Child Protection Unit, S. A. of Andaman and Nicobar Administration laid the foundation stone for Construction...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/The Swachh Bharat Mission Ambassador of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mr. Naresh Chander Lal visited the Secondary School Delanipur on Thursday and interacted with students and teachers on cleanliness and sanitation. He also emphasised on to the ill-effect of tobacco and...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/As part of 70th Army Day Celebrations and with an aim to promote good health in the society, the Army Component of the Andaman and Nicobar Command organised a Wellness camp and Blood Donation camp on Tuesday at Brichgunj Military Station with help of a team of doctors...

SHIVPURAM, 11 Jan 2018/--/ICAR-CIARI conducted a two day training programme on ‘Cultivation of spices in plantation based cropping system’ at Shivpuram, North and Middle Andaman in collaboration with Directorate of Arecanut and Spices Development (DASD), Kozhikode and Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK),...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/The Haj Committee of India, Mumbai has accepted all the 184 applications to perform Haj-2018 through A&N Islands State Haj Committee, which is the highest in the history of A&N Islands. Allotment of Haj Quota for all the applicants to perform Haj from A&N...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/The Ummat Public School, Middle Point and Austinabad will be holding Annual Athletic Meet 2018 at Austinabad School Ground on Jan 13, 2018 from 8.45 am. The Deputy Education Officer, South Andaman Mr. Mamman Thomas will be the chief guest, Mr. K. Arubadai, Ward Councillor...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/All cadets attending SNIC Port Blair were taken to NSRY to show them the various branches of the Navy. The cadets were given a demonstration by the CDU. The various equipments used during diving were explained to the cadets. The cadets took keen interest and witnessed the...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/All the dates are finalised for the beauty event. Xtasea Event Pvt. Ltd. is confirming the dates of audition for the inter-island sector will be on 16/01/2018 at Mayabunder, 17/01/2018 at Diglipur, 19/01/2018 at Rangat, 21/01/2018 Havelock, 28/01/2018 Port Blair at Hotel...

Port Blair, 11 Jan 2018/--/As per the Directives of Govt. of India, Aadhar number is mandatory for  payment under the various financial assistance schemes of Social Welfare Department i.e. Old Age Pension, National Old Age Pension, Widow Pension, Destitute Allowance and Disability Allowance. The...

DIGLIPUR, 11 Jan 2018/--/Acting upon an information recently, SI V.P. Mishra, SHO PS Diglipur and a team consisting of SI Debrata Raha, PCs Akash Ch. Bepari, Ganesh Ch. Das and Uttam Kr. Sarkar under the supervision of Mr. Sukant S Ballab, SDPO Diglipur arrested one Sushanto Sarkar, son of Dhiren...

RANGAT, 11 Jan 2018/--/As a part of community policing initiative, the ‘Police Entertainment Team’ of A & N Police held an awareness campaign in ‘Amkunj Beach Festival’ and ‘Subash Mela’ at Bakultala on 2nd and 4th January, 2018 respectively. A large number of people witnessed the programme...