Portblair Island News

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...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/The state president of BJP, A&N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly has urged the Union Government for construction of a container terminal at Shore Point, Bambooflat. In a letter to the Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/Mr Gaurav Gogoi (MP), CWC Member and In- charge A&N Pradesh Congress Committee accompanied with Smt. M.Hazeena Syed, Secretary, All India Mahila Congress Committee, Mr Subhankar Sarkar, Spokesperson, West Bengal Congress Committee and Mr Santosh, Secretary, All India...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, CIARI here organized a three days training programme on “Advances in paddy production” for practicing farmers and farm women of Guptapara village recently.  Altogether, 25 farmers and farm women have benefited from the training. Dr. L.B.Singh,...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/World Coconut Day 2018 was celebrated on Monday at Rangat Zone in a befitting manner. An awareness and demonstration programme with the theme “Coconut For Good Health, Wealth & Wellness” was organized at Uttara Gram Panchayat. The programme was inaugurated by Smt...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/The Councillor of Municipal Ward No. 6, Smt Protima Banerjee, has donated her honorarium to the Lt. Governor’s Relief Fund for Kerala flood victims. In a letter to the Secretary of Municipal Council, Smt Banerjee conveyed her willingness to donate the honorarium for the...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/The merit list of candidates applied for admission to Two Years B.Ed. Degree programme for the academic session 2018-19 in Tagore Government College of Education, Port Blair has been published after attending claims and objections on 3rd September 2018 and available on the...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/As per instructions issued from the Corporate Office, CDMA Services (Voice & EVDO) will be permanently closed from Sept 5 on PAN India basis including these islands. Customers, presently using CDMA services in the A & N Telecom Circle, have been requested to...

Port Blair, 3 Sep 2018/--/The ANIIDCO conducted a Limited Departmental written examination for the post of Senior Assistant and Junior Assistant on 27.08.2018. Answer Key of the written exam was uploaded on the website on 27/08/2018 and considering the claim/objection, the revised Answer Key was...