Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 14 Sep 2018/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Sept 15 to 19, 2018. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate to heavy rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 299 mm of...

Port Blair, 14 Sep 2018/--/The 131st Janmotsav of  Sri Sri Thakur Anukulchandra will be celebrated on Sept 16 from 4 am to 6 pm at Satsang Vihar Temple, Lamba Line, behind CPWD complex here. All devotees have been requested to attend the Satsang and Bhandara.

Port Blair, 14 Sep 2018/--/The Disaster Warning Sirens has been installed in the premises of Secretariat, DBRAIT, DSS Marine, Chatham Saw Mill (Forest Dept), Police Station Aberdeen, Police Station Pahargaon, Police Station Chatham, JNRM College, Port Blair, Fish Landing Centre, Junglighat, IOC,...

Port Blair, 14 Sep 2018/--/For creating awareness among the students and general public to protect the Ozone Layer, the Department of Science & Technology organised Inter School and Inter College Students Science Seminar, Painting & Essay competition and Film show in which large number of...

Port Blair, 14 Sep 2018/--/The long pending demand of villagers of Louki Nallah under Swadesh Nagar Gram Panchayat, Mayabunder Tehsil for construction of bridge has been resolved by the A&N Administration by granting Rs.3,43,94,991/- under UT fund. Responding to the demands of villagers Louki...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/Like other cities in the country, the Municipal Council here has plans to make good use of plastic waste. Making durable roads and it has proved to be a popular solution to tackling waste also. Consequent to an order issued by the government in November 2015 making it...

BAMBOOFLAT, 11 Sep 2018/--/Erratic power supply at Primary Health Centre (PHC), Tushnabad is taking a toll on scores of villagers in the region. While the ongoing national highway works and lack of a generator facility has forced patients to suffer blackouts for at least six to seven hours a day,...

RANGAT, 11 Sep 2018/--/Heavy spells of rains over the past few days have bared the skeletons of the arterial Andaman Trunk Road in Middle Andaman. Commuters are having a tough time as travel time increased owing to massive craters that have developed on the major stretch from Sabari Junction to...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/Two injured in road mishap A resident of Bird Line and another riding pillion suffered injuries in a road mishap last Sunday. In the statement to the Police, the victim, a 24 year old private worker, Amit Sikdar said that at around 6.30 pm while travelling towards Kamraj...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/Residents in the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands will no longer have to queue up outside the Port Blair Municipal Council office to get their civic problems solved; they will be able to access an array of services from anywhere online. The civic body on...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/The Andaman Nicobar Pradesh Congress Committee along with other political parties organised a dharna and road blockade at Dhanikhadi junction on Tuesday to invite the attention of the administration towards the dilapidated and unsafe condition of the road from Sippighat ...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/More than 28,260 registrations have been made on the website for the Padma Awards 2019, out of which 28,212 nominations/recommendations have been completed since the nominations opened on 1st May this year. The last date for online nominations/recommendations for the...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/The 125th year of Swami Vivekananda’s Speech at Parliament of Religions, observed as Universal Brotherhood Day, was celebrated at Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Rangat on Tuesday. Mr Gopa Kumar, Tehsildar, Rangat, Middle Andaman was the chief guest of the function. He...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/The Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) conducted a sensitization workshop on HIV/AIDS, TB and Reproductive Child Health programme at Dairy Farm Community Hall on Tuesday in collaboration with National Health Mission (NHM) on various issues. More than 120...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/The Andaman and Nicobar Forest Department observed National Forest Martyrs Day on Tuesday at JNRM Football Ground to commemorate Forest Officials who had laid down their lives to protect forests and wildlife. The Forest Department led by Mr Tarun Coomor, Principal Chief...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/As part of the National Nutrition Programme, a Nutrition and Hygiene Awareness Rally was held for the students of GMS Kinmai, Car Nicobar. Throughout the rally, the students held banners and placards and chanted slogans on various aspects of nutrition, health and hygiene...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/Inspector General MV Pathak, Commander Coast Guard (COMCG), A & N Region presided over the Annual Conference of all CG District and Station Commanders to review Operational / Maintenance Philosophy and Infrastructure & Project developments towards the growth of...

PORT BLAIR /NEW DELHI, 11 Sep 2018/--/Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, announced a landmark increase in remuneration for ASHA and Anganwadi workers on Tuesday. The announcement which will be effective from next month was made during a video bridge interaction with lakhs of ASHA, Anganwadi and ANM...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/The Institution of Engineers (India), Andaman & Nicobar State Centre will celebrate 51st Engineers Day in these islands on Sept 15. Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai, Director, Chandrayan, ISRO, will be the chief guest on the occasion. The Technical Session on Engineers’ Day...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/A committee under the chairmanship of Shri Vivek Rae, IAS (Retd) has been constituted by NITI AAYOG vide office memorandum no F.No.M-13050/2018-SP-IDA dated 06/08/2018 for holistic development Little Andaman and Great Nicobar Islands.  The terms of reference (ToR) of the...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/In the next episode of ‘Apne Panchayat Se’, the Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, will be LIVE on All India Radio on Sept 13. The Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Smti. Baby Fareeda will also participate in the programme and discuss...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/Port Blair Station of All India Radio will broadcast LIVE phone-in programme in Bangla language tomorrow on the topic ''Importance of vaccination among pets and other domestic animals''. The programme will be broadcast LIVE from 5.30 pm to 6 pm.  Dr. A.K.Bardhan, retired...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/‘BAAKPROTIMA’, the only RNI-registered Bengali Little Magazine/Periodical published from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, will be conferred Little Magazine Award-2018 by Little Magazine Library & Research Centre, Kolkata on Nov 24 this year. Through a letter issued by...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/As part of Hindi Fortnight celebration, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Regional Centre, Port Blair is organizing oral presentation on the topic  “Alcohol and Drug Abuse and its Effects on Society”. The MA in Hindi (1st year and 2nd year) students are...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/The Doordarshan Kendra here will telecast a Krishi Live Phone-in-programme tomorrow from 5.30 pm to 6 pm. In the telecast, Mr H Manoj, Deputy General Manager, NABARD, will participate to discuss on the topic “Self Help Groups & Joint Liability Groups” and will respond...