Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 6 Jun 2018/--/As part of celebration of 4th International Day of Yoga, the AYUSH wing of DHS and A & N State AYUSH Society will organize drawing competition for school students and college students/general public on June 13 from 9.30 am to 1 pm in the auditorium of Govt. Girls...

Port Blair, 6 Jun 2018/--/The Botanical Survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre observed the World Environment Day on Tuesday on the theme “Beat Plastic Pollution”. A function was organized at the main office Haddo. Dr. C. Sivaperuman, Officer-in-charge, Zoological Survey of India,...

Port Blair, 6 Jun 2018/--/Smt Sheela Singh, Pramukh South Andaman District, Mr Ramdas, president South Andaman District BJP submitted detailed report of Karya Vistaar Ghar Ghar Chalo Sampark Abhiyan to Mr Ajoy Bairagi, Pramukh Karya Vistaar Ghar Ghar Sampark Abhiyaan A&N Islands in the presence...

Port Blair, 6 Jun 2018/--/To facilitate the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the IGNOU Regional Centre organises special video classes every Saturday. On June 9, during forenoon session (10 am – 1pm) for ACC the  CDs (2 Nos.) are on How To Plan A Pre-School Centre, Narrating Stories For...

Port Blair, 6 Jun 2018/--/The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rainfall (7 to 11cm) at isolated places over Andaman Islands in the next 24 hours. Due to moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, Strong Southwesterly wind speed between 25 and 35 Kmph gusting to 45...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/An encroachment eviction drive carried out in the city on Thursday generated sharp criticism for the district administration. As per reports, the revenue authorities bulldozed a compound wall bordering a famous hotel at Phoenix Bay and shattered houses of at least eight...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/The Modern Fish Market at Junglighat, aimed to boost the fishing industry of these islands, promote domestic fish marketing and enable people to buy quality fish amidst certain conveniences, is ready for inauguration. Constructed with an investment of more than 90 lakh,...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/Police arrests cyber criminal from Dhanbad Acting on complaints of ATM frauds from Mayabunder in North Andaman, the Andaman and Nicobar Police tracked down a cyber criminal from Dhanbad last week. As per sources, the joint team of Andaman and Nicobar Police and Dhanbad...

CAMPBELL BAY, 31 May 2018/--/Commuters as well as motorists in Campbell Bay are once again in the throes of bother as fuel stocks at ANIIDCO outlet exhausted on Thursday. Incensed residents held a road blockade near the old office of the Assistant Commissioner of the region as the authorities did...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/The Foundation Day of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) was observed by the Andaman and Nicobar State Committee of the CITU here. A seminar on Trade Union Rights was organised at Hotel ACC Auditorium on Wednesday which was attended by  a large number of  leaders...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/The Head of Bengali Department, JNRM, Dr. Jyotirmoy Roychowdhury delivered a special speech at Churulia,  West Bengal, the  birthplace of rebel poet Kazi Nazrul Islam during the poet's 119th birth festival on the 28th of this month. To commemorate Smt. Prameela Devi (poet...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/All India Radio invites applications from eligible candidates for the empanelment as Data Entry/Computer Operator in Hindi. The applicants should be graduates with good proficiency in Hindi. The required speed of typing in Computer in Hindi is 40 words per minute. They...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) conducts Term-End-Examination (TEE) twice in a year during June and December. Accordingly, the TEE for June-2018 will commence from 1st June and ends onJune23. No exams on Sundays. The exam timings are 10 am to 1 pm and 2...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/The ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & Islands, Mr Naresh Chander Lal visited the Community Health Centre, Bambooflat and interacted with the out-patients, in-patients and staff of the Centre on Thursday. He urged them to maintain cleanliness in wards and the...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/Doordarshan Kendra, Port Blair will telecast ‘Hello Doctor’ live  Phone-In programme on “Child oral health care” with expert Dr. V.P Hariharavel, paediatrician dentist  who will discuss various  issues and will respond to queries of viewers on the topic tomorrow from 5.30...

Port Blair, 31 May 2018/--/Due to moderate to strong southwest monsoon current, strong southwesterly wind speed between 25 and 35 kmph gusting to 45 kmph and moderate to rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing to...

Jakarta, 30 May 2018/--/India and Indonesia have agreed to set up a special task force to enhance connectivity between the strategic Andaman and Nicobar Islands and provinces in Sumatera Island to promote trade, tourism and people-to-people contacts.  The decision was announced in a joint statement...

Mumbai, 30 May 2018/--/The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the only Union territory which fulfilled the renewable purchase obligations (RPO) obligation set up by the Union Energy Ministry. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has created a compliance cell to ensure all states adhere to the...

Port Blair, 30 May 2018/--/The  Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, during his recent Mann Ki Baat  had urged the youth of India to undergo ‘Swachch Bharat Summer Internship 2018’ programme. He said, “College students, young people from the NCC and Nehru Yuva Kendra,whoever want to do something...

Port Blair, 30 May 2018/--/Mr Indra Pal Singh, Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council along with Smti S.Selvi Councillor Ward No-5 and a team of engineering wing visited the Dignabad area wherein a landslide occurred due to massive rainfall yesterday night. The Chairperson directed the official’...

Port Blair, 29 May 2018/--/A fire mishap in city claimed a 3 year old child on Tuesday, while other  visitors are undergoing treatment at GB Pant Hospital here. The blaze was reported at Hotel North Reef at Dollygunj in the early hours today when 19 rooms of the total 28 were occupied by around 40...

Port Blair, 29 May 2018/--/Incessant rains caused a major landslide at Industrial Estate, Dollygunj  at the rear boundary of M/s Echo Printing Press on Tuesday. Tonnes of earth subsided in the incident leaving the industrial building in a vulnerable state. Senior officials of the administration...

Port Blair, 29 May 2018/--/A special Gram Sabha was organised on Tuesday at Panchayat Bhawan, Mithakhari to celebrate the saturation achieved during Gram Swaraj Abhiyan. Representatives from various department related to schemes launched participated in the Gram Sabha. The Pradhan, Mohd. Safiq...

Port Blair, 29 May 2018/--/The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy (07 to 11cm) over Andaman Islands in the next 24 hours. Due to strong Southwest monsoon current over some parts of Bay of Bengal and Andaman sea, Strong Southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph...

Port Blair, 29 May 2018/--/The cash collection at Electricity Site Office Counters will remain closed on May 30 and 31 due to two-day nationwide strike called by the Indian Bank Associations (IBA). The consumers whose due date i.e. last date of payment of electricity bill(s) falls on those two days...