Portblair Island News

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...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/ANCON organized the Faculty Development Programme, sponsored by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology, GoI assisted by EDII, in association with Directorate of Industries, A & N...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/On 30-10-2018 a theft complaint at Satsang Kendra Temple (Jai Guru Mandir), Diglipur was reported at PS Diglipur. That some unknown persons have stolen the Amplifier make Ahuja with 03 Mikes. On the basis of the above complaint a case was registered at PS Diglipur and a...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/The CPR Environmental Education Centre (CPREEC) here organized a one day Capacity Building Workshop and field visit in collaboration with Andaman Law College, Port Blair on Island Biodiversity Conservation for law students of the Andaman Law College, Port Blair, funded by...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal, has requested Mr Tarun Coomar, Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, A & N Administration for development of eco-friendly sustainable Park at Alvis Tekri, Ograbraj on land bearing survey No.1/31...

Port Blair, 3 Nov 2018/--/Issue of application for Haj-2019 through A&N Islands UT Haj Committee has commenced from 18.10.2018 and end on 17.11.2018. Booklet containing Guidelines and Haj Application Forms (HAF) is available free of cost in the Office of the Chairman, A&N Islands UT Haj...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/Alarmed over sharp decline in visibility and large scale destruction of habitats post tsunami, the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun in association with the Forest Department, A&N Islands, for the  first time is undertaking a survey to ascertain the exact ...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/Snake handlers of the A & N Forest Department rescued a lethal King Cobra from the Library of Govt. Sr. Sec. School at Manglutan on Monday. At around 11.15 am, students and staff noticed the venomous reptile under the almirah of the Library room and raised an alarm....

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/The A&N Administration proposes to conduct a Mock Exercise on earthquake followed by tsunami on any day in the last week of November  2018 to assess the preparedness and response mechanism of the stakeholders, nodal officers of line departments/agencies, task forces,...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’, the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Unifier of India, was celebrated in the A&N Islands, along with the rest of the country on Wednesday. As part of the birth anniversary celebration of Sardar Patel, a ‘Run for Unity’ was organized by...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/Routine reports in the local media notwithstanding, the authorities in the local administration seems to have failed in implementing measures to prevent rampant misuse of government vehicles here. The Echo of India recently reported about one vehicle of the Raj Niwas...

NIMBUTALA, 31 Oct 2018/--/Villagers in Nimbutala and adjoining hamlets will have to continue to battle the bovine menace as the Panchayat body is yet to come up with concrete plans to counter the problem here. Stray cattle are a common sight on the arterial Andaman Trunk Road stretch at Nimbutala...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/The State Unit of Trinamool Congress Party here has condoled the demise of Mr E P Alvi, resident of Junglighat and father of Mr Abdul Siddique (Lovely General Stores) and Granduncle of Mr E P Mohamed Nizar, TMC ANI. He was 94 and passed away on Tuesday at Dhanvantri...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/The Member of Parliament, A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, has condoled the demise of Mr R. Karuppaiah, father of Mr Rajan, IT Staff, resident of Dollygunj. He passed away on Tuesday at GB Pant Hospital after prolonged treatment. In a release, the MP prayed for...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/RGT Public Vidyalaya organized "Run for Unity’ to commemorate the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (The Iron Man of India). The run was flagged off by the Principal of the school. More than 300 students participated in the event. Later a function was...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/Mr Srinivas Rao, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, North & Middle Andaman called on Admiral D.K. Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) Lt. Governor of A&N Islands and Vice Chairman Island Development Agency at Raj Niwas on Tuesday.

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/October 31 is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Vallabhbhai Patel, who is credited as one of the founding fathers of modern India. The ‘Run for Unity’ was organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Campbell Bay in associated with the local administration on Wednesday, which was...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/The Adhyaksh of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal has invited the attention of Smt Ankita Mishra Bundela, Commissioner-cum-Secretary (Shipping) towards deployment of inadequate capacity of vehicle ferry services in between Chattam and Dunduspoint Jetty...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/The State President of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly, has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to incorporate the certain points in the MHA meeting scheduled to be held Wednesday. In continuation to his letter addressed to the Chief Secretary...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/Under Revised National TB Control Programme, the State TB Control Society here organized three day training on “Technical Operational Guidelines 2016 and Guidelines on Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis 2017 for Multipurpose Health Workers in the...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/Floral tributes were paid to Bharat Ratna, Smt Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India on her 34th death anniversary and Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, on his 143rd birth anniversary by the Congress Party here on Wednesday. Both the great leaders of...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/At a simple function held in the chamber of Chairperson on Wednesday, the Port Blair Municipal Council bid farewell to four employees namely Mr M.Somaiah, Work Charge Mazdoor, Mr Oblesh, Sanitary Supervisor, Smt Venkatammal, Sanitary Jawabdar and Smt B.Nagamani, Work...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parsihad (ABVP) here organised “Mission Sahasi-Making the fearless”  programme in the Teachers’ Auditorium at Kamaraj road  as a part of nation-wide campaign, Mission Sahasi, to teach impactful critical self- defence and survival skills to...

Port Blair, 31 Oct 2018/--/The Andaman Nicobar Command and it units celebrated Rashtriya Ekta Diwas by administering the Ekta Evam Sadbhavna pledge to all the personnel. To mark the occasion, INS Utkrosh organized a 10 km Josh Run-cum-Unity March. The run was flagged off from INS Utkrosh and saw...