Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat' programme envisages strengthening of existing emotional bonding between people of our country by promoting and showcasing the rich heritage and culture, tourism, educational specificities etc. of each state allowing people to understand and...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/On the request of Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, the Doordarshan Kendra here arranged live telecast of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s “MANN KI BAAT” in the premises of the Office of the “Member of Parliament, Port Blair on Sunday. During the  Live telecast of...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/As a part of the ongoing Vigilance Awareness Week, Mr Dependra Pathak, Director General of Police A & N Islands, administered the pledge to all the staff of Police Headquarters on Monday in the presence of the Inspector General of Police A & N Islands,...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/As a part of celebration of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat in collaboration with Ganesh Youth Club, Rest Camp organised football knockout tournament at Netaji Sports Complex, Mayabunder in which 10 teams from the block of Mayabunder...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/Power supply will remain suspended tomorrow from 8 am to 4.30 pm in connection with shifting of 11 KV HT Line inside the Garacharama Sub-Station. The areas to be affected are Garacharama Sub Station, Japan Nallah, Austinabad, Prothrapur, Carbyn’s Cove, Brichgunj,...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started  admission to its MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME (MP MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES  (MP)-OPENMAT-XLIV for January, 2019 session. It has multi-media  design, and technology aided delivery systems. The University will be ...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/CPR Environmental Education Centre (CPREEC) Port Blair organized a one day Capacity Building Workshop and field visit on Island Biodiversity Conservation for the pre-service teachers of the Tagore Government College of Education (TGCE), Port Blair, funded by the National...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/The Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) organized a Voluntary Blood Donation camp at INHS, Minnie Bay on Sunday as part of 44th anniversary celebration of INHS Dhanvantari. Altogether, 33 donors donated  blood voluntarily during the camp. The camp was...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/Mr M Vinod, President, AATO and all members have deeply mourned the sudden demise of Master A. Tarun, aged 5 years, resident of New Pahargaon, son of Mr Anand, President of Andaman Paryatak Sanchalak Sangh. He passed away on Sunday. In a release, the association prayed...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/The examination of recruitment of Surveyor for Revenue Department was successfully conducted at JNRM College on Sunday. Altogether, 205 candidate appeared in the written examination. The answer key of the same has been uploaded on http://and.nic.in. The claims and...

Port Blair, 29 Oct 2018/--/As per the directions of the Chief Secretary, the Department of Transport started night bus service between Port Blair and Diglipur on Monday for the benefit of commuters. The service was flagged off by the Director of Transport, Dr Navlendra Kumar Singh from the Bus...

Port Blair, 27 Oct 2018/--/After a long wait of over five years, the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has finally approved the project of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to establish infrastructure facilities for strategic surveillance system including land-based long-...

BAMBOOFLAT, 27 Oct 2018/--/In a shocking incident, an employee of the State Bank of India posted as Branch Manager of Bambooflat branch committed suicide on Friday. As per sources, the lady, Soma Biswas, aged around 31 years, was under depression for reasons still unknown. Her husband, Jayandra,...

Port Blair, 27 Oct 2018/--/With Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi arriving here on 30th December 2018, the UT Administration seems to be on top gear to fulfil some of his key projects particularly those related to health, education and infrastructure sectors in this territory. One of the major...

Port Blair, 27 Oct 2018/--/The UTATMA in association with Department of Agriculture, has organized “Farmer- Scientist Interactions - on Organic Farming” at Tushnabad Gram Panchayat on Saturday. Mr Dashrath Verma, Up-Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, graced the occasion as chief guest and...

Port Blair, 27 Oct 2018/--/Firework accidents occur due to carelessness, negligence and ignorance. Hence, the following guidelines are to be followed to ensure mishap free Diwali. Fire precautionary measures for home Do’s and Don’ts : 1.   Buy crackers from only licensed shops. 2.   Store...

Port Blair, 27 Oct 2018/--/A delegation of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Andaman & Nicobar State Committee met Mr Chetan B. Sanghi, Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration on Friday and submitted a memorandum containing various issues concerning the workers and...

Port Blair, 27 Oct 2018/--/Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal newly elected Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman visited and inspected the ongoing work  “Construction of five Class Rooms for VKV-ZP School, Shore Point Village, Bambooflat, South Andaman, under MPLAD Scheme”  on 26th October, 2018 alongwith...

Port Blair, 27 Oct 2018/--/Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman has requested Mr Krishan Kumar, Secretary (PWD), A & N Administration for one time semi-permanent patching of potholes of rural road leading from Namunaghar junction to Dunduspoint for a length of 3.26 km...

Port Blair, 25 Oct 2018/--/For ANIIDCO (Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation Limited), it’s not only about expanding business and generating big profits. Unlike big corporates that view Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as just another source of pressure or passing fad...

RANGAT, 25 Oct 2018/--/Mr. Biswajit Mondal, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Urmilapur on Thursday inspected the Veterinary Sub-Dispensary at Kalsi and was dismayed to see  the awful condition of the dispensary. He found the toilet non-functioning with no water connection since last five years. The single...

Port Blair, 25 Oct 2018/--/Mr AK Bassi, Deputy Superintendent of Police, CBI, AC-III, New Delhi has been posted as the new Deputy Superintendent of Police, CBI, Anti Corruption Bureau, Port Blair with immediate effect. In an order issued with the approval of CBI Director on Wednesday, Mr Bassi was...

RANGAT, 25 Oct 2018/--/The defunct ATM (Automated Teller Machine) facility installed by the State Bank of India at Rangat in Middle Andaman is taking a toll on customers of the region. According to reports, the ATM facility has been dispensing pain instead of cash and rendered redundant for the...

Port Blair, 25 Oct 2018/--/After taking over the reins of the Director General of Police, A&N Police, Dependra Pathak sent a strong message to his junior colleagues to empathize with people, develop strong bonds with the community, rise up to the expectation of the people and go for people-...

Port Blair, 25 Oct 2018/--/Tall claims of the Port Blair Municipal Council stands exposed as stray cattle roaming on roads cause traffic problems and inconvenience to commuters continues to be a headache for residents in many parts of the city. Leave alone areas like Bhatu Basti, Dollygunj,...