Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/The Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat in collaboration with Royal Youth Club, Krishna nagar organised league cum knockout football tournament at Baludera playground from Sept 8 under Block Level Sports Meet in which 14 teams from different places participated. The final match was...

Port Blair, 11 Sep 2018/--/Innovative Artist Welfare Association (IAWA) of India is all set to organize Mrs, Mr and Ms India 2018 contest in these islands on Sept 15, 2018 at Ambedkbar auditorium here. Around 15 models from different cities of the country have landed here for the grand finale and...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/The nation-wide shutdown called by the All India Congress Committee, Left parties and DMK against fuel price hike evoked mixed response in these islands on Monday. In the city, most of the shops and markets remained open while transport services functioned normally....

BAMBOOFLAT, 10 Sep 2018/--/With many remote pockets in the South Andaman region facing water crisis at recurring intervals, the administration, using funds from the government treasury, constructed overhead water tanks in different parts of the district. But despite many overhead tanks installed in...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/In a bid to promote safe driving practices and curb mishaps on the roads, the Traffic Police have challaned at least 2500 persons for using mobile phones while driving since January this year. As per reports, majority of those penalized are two wheeler riders found...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/IMFL seized The Pahargaon Police arrested a resident of Dollgunj with illicit liquor on Sunday. During routine patrol, Head Constable P Babu Rao and Constable SN Pathak and Vijay Ram intercepted a person in suspicious state near the parking lot at Bhatu Basti at around 6...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/The CISF unit of Port Blair Airport organised an Essay Competition on "Alcohol & Drug Abuse and its Effect on Society” on the occasion of Golden Jubilee Year celebration of CISF.  The prize distribution ceremony was held on Monday at JNRM. Mr Vikram Dev Dutt,...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly met the Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh at New Delhi on Monday. He urged the Home Minister to implement domicile certificate in A&N Islands, demanded for 100 percent reservation for islanders in...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/Avinash Social & Cultural Society held a grand fund raising charity concert for Kerala Flood Relief recently. It was a packed house at Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Auditorium, PBMC and the audience thoroughly enjoyed an amazing evening of musical entertainment. Smt Neha Bansal,...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/The Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman, General Administration Housing & Estate, Commissioner (GST), A & N Admin/ Chairman, DCPU, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai along with Pradhan Mr O. Bashir, ward member Mr P Mohd Haneefa, standing committee chairman Mr P...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/The Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank organised a Loan Mela for SHGs in collaboration with an NGO, SURABI at Ferrargunj last Saturday. Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Vice Chairman of the Bank was the chief guest on the occasion. The programme was also attended by Fr...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/The Ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), A & N Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lall visited Govt. Middle School, Manglutan, Humfreygunj and Primary School, Indira Nagar on Monday. Interacting with teachers and students, Mr Lall urged them to maintain sanitation and...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/Sree Ganesh Pooja will be celebrated at Chinmaya Mission here from Sept 13 to 16. Ganapati Homam will be performed at 8.30 am followed by Sree Ganesh Sthapana. At 10 am, idols of Lord Ganapati and Pooja vidhi will be distributed to the devotees. On Sept 15, a special...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/The Department of Social Welfare is celebrating Rashtriya Poshan Maah (National Nutrition Month) throughout these islands this month dedicated to nutrition on the theme "Ensuring focused intervention on addressing under-nutrition during the first 1000 days of the child:...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/The Department of Social Welfare seeks participation of children and teenagers in the celebration of Rashtriya Poshan Maah. To inculcate healthy food habits among children of today, it has become necessary that children are sensitized on the importance of nutrition and...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/Hindi Fortnight is being celebrated befittingly at DBRAIT campus. Various programmes have been chalked out.  The Hindi typing competition was held on Monday. Eleven staff from the clerical cadre and other technical staff of the institute participated. Noting and drafting...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/To propagate the activities of Kala Kendra Society in North & Middle Andaman and Nicobar District, the Society proposes to organize cultural programmes in both the Districts. To begin with, Kala Kendra Society will organize Utsav- A programme of Dance and Music" at...

Port Blair, 10 Sep 2018/--/On behalf of Joint Action Forum (JAF) for introduction of Inner Line Permit in these islands, Dr Prem Kishen, president, JAF has expressed gratitude to all islanders for their support to the historical Andaman Bandh organized on the 6th of this month. The contribution of...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/Following the CRZ clearance accorded by the Centre for construction of major bridge over Middle Strait recently, pace of construction of the two crucial bridges in the Middle Andaman region is set to gain momentum soon. As per reports, the Ministry of Environment and...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/The double standard of Vistara management was exposed when passengers heading for Port Blair from Chennai in the Vistara airlines flight were left to suffer at the Chennai airport after the Port Blair bound Vistara flight failed to land at the Port Blair airport due to...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, on Monday, asserted that the demand for Inner Line Permit in these islands is unconstitutional. Referring to the call for the proposed Andaman bandh by the Joint Action Forum on the 6th of September, Mr Ray said that after...

DIGLIPUR, 3 Sep 2018/--/Incessant rains over the past few days has left the crocodile-infested nallah at Subhashgram swollen with water. After the heavy cloudburst, villagers residing in the vicinity of the nallah are reportedly reeling under the threat of floods. However, police and the fire...

Mayabunder, 3 Sep 2018/--/The former Pramukh of Mayabunder, Mr Abdul Siddique has demanded immediate steps for development of playground and mini stadium at Pokkadera in North Andaman. In a letter to the Deputy Commissioner of the district, Mr Siddique said that villagers in the area have been long...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute Port Blair has organized World Coconut day and Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) on coconut value addition in collaboration with ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, Kerala, Coconut...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/The Directorate of Health Services in coordination with PHC, Wimberlygunj and SKSSF (Samastha Kendra Sunni Students Federation) has organized a Multi-Speciality Health Camp at Panchayat Bhavan, Wimberlygunj recently. Mr G Manickam, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Wimberlygunj...