Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 5 Jan 2019/--/The Seva Niketan here celebrated its foundation day on Jan 3. Mr Hari Narayan Arora, member of Seva Niketan was chief guest on the occasion. He garlanded the Swami Sampurnand Saraswatiji statue. Smt Rafat Siddique, Vice President Seva Niketan paid flower tributes to...

Port Blair, 5 Jan 2019/--/An extended Central Executive Committee meeting of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, A & N Islands was held recently at Crusade house here. The meeting chaired by Mr P.Satyapal, President of the Association unanimously decided to organise 2-day...

Port Blair, 5 Jan 2019/--/A girl student of Andaman Law College Ms. Manali Mazumder, studying IInd Year BA., LL.B degree course won 1st place in Andaman & Nicobar Island Level Declamation Contest on “Patriotism and Nation Building” as part of Republic Day Celebration, 2019 conducted by Nehru...

Port Blair, 5 Jan 2019/--/The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast rain or thundershower at many places over Andaman and Nicobar islands in the next five days. Due to cyclonic storm “PABUK” over Andaman Sea and neighbourhood,about 650 km eastsoutheast of Port Blair, fishermen are advised...

Port Blair, 5 Jan 2019/--/The Directorate of Social Welfare in collaboration with ALIMCO, Kolkata will organize an Assessment Camp for Divyangjan and Senior Citizen in Port Blair from Jan 7 to 13, 2019. The camp will be organized at the Directorate of Social Welfare on Jan 7 in room no. 106 from 9...

Port Blair, 5 Jan 2019/--/The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 – 5.3 meters during 17:30 hours on 05-01-2019 to 23:30 hours of 07-01-2019 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel. Current speeds vary between 63 - 141 cm...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/Against the general notion that the state-run telecom operator, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) makes only losses, the Telecom Ministry reported that BSNL makes profit too; at least in two of its circles – Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Kerala. As per a report...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/The National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL), Port Blair branch has teamed up with “The Echo of India Group” to observe ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ from 1st to 15th January 2019. The fortnight-long observance aims to spread the message of cleanliness...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/‘PlasticFree’ is a terminology which everybody comes across frequently. Whether you live in the city or rural farmland, you surely see plastic bags, bottles and pouches blowing around anytime you leave your houses. Some blow across roadsides, while a good amount of plastic...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/The cyclonic storm “PABUK” over south China Sea moved west-northwestwards during past 24 hours with a speed of 21 kmph and lay centred at 0830 hours IST of 04th January 2019 over Gulf of Thailand and adjoining Thailand near latitude 8.3°N and longitude 101.0° E, about 990...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/The cyclonic storm “PABUK” over south China Sea moved west-northwestwards during past 24 hours with a speed of 21 kmph and lay centred at 0830 hours IST of 04th January 2019 over Gulf of Thailand and adjoining Thailand near latitude 8.3°N and longitude 101.0° E, about 990...

RANGAT, 4 Jan 2019/--/Families who live near a pig farm set up near the Veterinary Sub- Dispensary, Bakultala under the Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services Department have been complaining for several years about bad smells, flies and excessive chemical spraying. Nearby residents say the...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/On a credible information received at PS Hut Bay on 02/01/2018 from reliable sources regarding selling of Turtle Meat at V.K Pur, Ward No.6,  SI. M Saravanan, SHO PS Hut Bay along with ASI S.N Rathore, Cts. Naresh Ch. Sarkar and K.A Siddique, PS Hut Bay immediately rushed...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/Mr Vishal Jolly, Home Ministry Advisory Committee Member and State President of BJP A&N Islands laid the foundation stone for construction of a Fisherman Shed, Near Mariyamma Temple at Hopetown on Thursday in the presence of Mr Sandeep Biswas, Pramukh, Panchayat Samiti...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/The State President of BJP, A & N Islands, Mr Vishal Jolly and Mr Bharat Kumar Sharma, Founder of BJP A&N Islands, have deeply mourned the sudden demise of Smti. Alomati Bala, Age 85 years, W/o Late. Bhim Ch Bala and Mother of Mr Aswini Bala, founder Member of BJP...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/A meeting of International Human Rights and Crime Control Organization (IHRCCO) was held recently. Chaired by Smt Saraswati Narayan, State President, the meeting elected Smt Minoti Biswas, Smt Geeta Rao, Smt Preeja Menon, Smt Sarla Devi, Smt Ruchi Ahuja, Smt S Lalitha, Smt...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre organizes special video classes on every Saturday, On 5th January 2019, during forenoon session 10 am to 1 pm the CD on the topic SAHITYA ANUVAD: HINDI KA PARIDHRISYA & TAKNIKI...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/Power supply will remain suspended in some areas in connection with repairing of pipe line by APWD at Junglighat infront of Dori Lall Mill at Junglighat on Jan 5 from 8 am to 2 pm. The areas to be affected are parts of Junglighat, Vijay Baugh,  Dairy Farm complete. Due to...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the ranges of 3.0 – 5.6 meters during 12:30 hours on 05-01-2019 to 23:30 hours of 07-01-2019 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel. Surface Current speeds vary between 40...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/Smti Haldi Bibi, wife of M. A. Shaqeer, resident of Ward No. 10, Macchi Line, Shadipur joint BJP on Thursday in the presence of Mr Vishal Jolly, State President of BJP, A&N Islands and Smt Sheela Singh, Councillor, Ward No. 10, Shadipur at BJP Bhavan, Middle Point.

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/Kala Kendra, a society for promotion of Art and Culture, in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands is organizing - “Swaranjali” a musical night on 5th January 2019 at 6 pm at Andaman Club, Port Blair. A popular cultural society – Naach Academy of Performing Arts shall be...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for the period from Jan 5 to 9, 2019. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall in the next five days. In South Andaman 42 mm of rainfall and in...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/The tropical cyclone “PABUK” will be crossing over Andaman sea between Jan 5 to 7. Under its influence, squally wind speed between 40-50 Kmph gusting to 70 Kmph may be experienced and may damage the T&D system.  All Executive Engineers have been directed to instruct...

Port Blair, 4 Jan 2019/--/Two girls student namely Kumari S Chitra of Govt. Model Sr Sec School, Aberdeen and Kumari Trisha Sagar of Navy Children School, Minnie Bay are attending 106th session of Indian Science Congress "Kishore Vaigynik Sammelan" at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara,...

Port Blair, 3 Jan 2019/--/Strict regulations in force for transport of fuel, LPG refills and other heavy commodities notwithstanding, transport of vehicle loaded with highly inflammable petroleum products in vehicle ferries has emerged as a major threat to precious human lives and crores of public...