Portblair Island News

DIGLIPUR, 3 Dec 2017/--/An ongoing probe into the last attempt notwithstanding, miscreants tried to loot the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of State Bank of India in Diglipur again last Friday. According to information, the burglars attempted the loot in the late hours on Friday night covering...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/In continuation of the 'ClotheShare' programme, Humane Touch organised a free clothe distribution program at Tsunami Shelter area, Chouldari on Saturday. A good number of needy villagers  were benefitted from the programme, who expressed gratitude to Mr Mohan Harder,...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/An incident of misappropriation of gold loan has been reported from Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank (ANSCB) branches of Dollygunj, Prothrapur, Garacharma-I, Garacharma-II and Haddo. In certain cases of NPA accounts of loan borrowers auction of mortgaged gold...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/As part of navy week activities, the Naval Component of Andaman & Nicobar Command has been conducting various activities since November 24. Some of the activities conducted have been Children’s visit to Ross island on Nov 24, ex-servicemen mela on November 25, Naval...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/The International Day for Disabled was celebrated by BRC South Andaman at Mini Stadium of GSSS Bathu Basti on Sunday. Various competitions and programmes were organised for the Differently Able Children studying in classes I to VIII in the schools under BRC South Andaman...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/As a part of Swachhta Pakawada Indian Coast Guard conducted a massive beach clean-up drive at various places in Port Bliar including Corbyns cove beach and Junglighat Jetty areas. Coast Guard personnel, families and the CG civilian employees conducted the Swachhta drive...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/The Special Secretary (Health) & Mission Director (National Health Mission/National AYUSH Mission), Dr. (Ms.) Monica Priyadarshini visited AYUSH Hospital, Junglighat on Saturday to take the stock of available facilities and review the progress of development of AYUSH...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray convened a meeting with the employees/workers of Forest Department in the conference hall of PCCF Office, Van Sadan, Haddo on Friday and highlighted his personal and the BJP government’s achievements through a...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), N&M Andaman will observe World Soil Day on Dec 5, 2017  at 10 am at Dharmapur community hall, Shivpuram Panchayat to celebrate importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and a vital contributor to human well-being...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has condoled the demise of Mr Paritosh Mistry, GTT attached to Govt. Middle School, Netaji Nagar. He was 58 and passed away at Govt. Hospital Garacharma on Friday. He is survived by his wife, a son...

Port Blair, 3 Dec 2017/--/As a part of Swachhta Pakawada Indian Coast Guard conducted a painting and drawing competition for CG wards to spread awareness among children for clean environment. Indian Coast Guard ship Rajkamal was the organising unit and the competition drew enthusiastic...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/The spat between Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Baby Fareeda and Reporter of The Phoenix Post (TPP), Razia Begum on November 25 this year, which ended in police complaints registered by either parties, is gaining storm with every passing day. Addressing a...

Mayabunder, 1 Dec 2017/--/Soon after assuming charge as the Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman District, Ms Kirti Garg, IAS of AGMUT 2013 cadre, visited different institutions in the headquarter region on Friday. During her inspection at Govt. Sr. Secondary School, Karmatang-10, Ms...

RANGAT, 1 Dec 2017/--/The State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited commissioned an Exchange with Broadband facility at Nimbutala Junction to extend quality and good service and to provide effective communication to customers in the region. The Exchange was inaugurated by Mr M. Vijay Kumar, General...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/Mr. Naresh Chander Lal is back in Port Blair after attending the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 organised at Panaji, Goa from 20th to 28th November in the prestigious capacity of a Preview Committee member. During the festival he met and interacted with...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/Six top models from Mumbai and Kolkata are arriving on December 6 to groom the 11 finalists of ‘Andaman Beauty Pageant,  2017’, a search for ‘Beauties with Brains’. All grooming, photo shoots, makeover and fitness sessions will be totally free for the finalists provided by...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/Centre of Indian Trade Unions has demanded immediate  revision of the Minimum Wages for scheduled employment recommended by the  Minimum Wages Advisory Committee meeting held on 31st July, 2017. In a letter sent to the Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Mr. B....

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/The Prime Minister, in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ has called upon citizens, not to use petrol or diesel one day in a week. Listening to the  Prime Minister’s advice,  the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has directed all PSU Oil sectors to organise Cycle Rallies in major...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/The Alternators of two DG sets at IPP has developed technical faults, due to which the sets have become non-functional with effect from 25.11.2017. This has created severe paucity of power demand of the order of 7-8 MW in Port Blair and South Andaman. To cope up with the...

NEIL ISLAND, 1 Dec 2017/--/On 26th November, 2017 on information received that one Mukunda Gain has planted some ganja plant in his garden, a raiding team headed by SI K. Ilangovan SHO PS Neil, PSI Bisavjeet Prasad, Constables Sanjib Das, Vishal Kumar, Kamla Baroi and Gurjiv conducted a raid under...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/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, 1 Dec 2017/--/In a solemn function held today in the chamber of Chairperson, PBMC, the Council bid farewell to five 5 senior officials, Mr. K. Gopalakrishnan, Senior Rapporteur, Mr. Y. Rama Rao, Tax Collector, Mr. B. Karuppaiah, WCM, Mr. Kesar Kumar, Chowkidar, Mr. S. Muniyandi,...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/The International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3 is internationally observed international to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/Ms. Protima Banerjee, Councillor, Ward No.6 of Port Blair Municipal Council, expressed her sincere gratitude to the entire Fire Services team for accepting her request for conducting a Fire Audit in Phoungyi  Kyaung area, Ward No.6 led by Mr. Sadhu Khan Inspector, Fire...

Port Blair, 1 Dec 2017/--/Fifty-three School children of Mahatma Gandhi International School here along with Head Mistress Mrs Leena Das and four teachers visited Coast Guard Air Enclave(Port Blair). The team included children of various age groups. During the visit, the children had the...