Portblair Island News

Port Blair, 10 Oct 2017/--/The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from Octover 11 to 15. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the during next five days. In South Andaman 156 mm of heavy...

Port Blair, 9 Oct 2017/--/Brought up in Phoenix Bay, Baby Fareeda (BF) moved to Kodiayaghat in 1993 after her marriage with Mr. P. Mustafa, an employee in the Electricity Department. Her daughter Sabiya is married to Sahibil Anwar who works in the MS Department and son Mohammed Sabib is pursuing...

Mayabunder, 9 Oct 2017/--/Be alert, Bank customers. In the past two months several residents in the headquarter region of the North and Middle Andaman district have lost lakhs of rupees due to illegal withdrawals from ATMs by fraudsters. If you get a call from somebody informing you that your ATM...

Port Blair, 9 Oct 2017/--/In the past few years, the city’s private bus stand has become a terminus for long-distance and local buses connecting different parts in the South Andaman and North and Middle Andaman district, but lack of basic amenities is taking a toll on commuters. Plagued with lack...

Port Blair, 9 Oct 2017/--/The Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services launched the 22nd round of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccination and survey for livestock in the South Andaman region on Monday. A team of officials from the department visited areas like Haddo, Megapode Nest...

Port Blair, 9 Oct 2017/--/National Awardee Teachers’ Association here felicitated Mr Omprakash PGT, GMSSS, Port Blair and Mr Mohd. Iqbal, PET, GSS Junglighat at a simple function held in the office of the association at Middle Point. The teachers were conferred National Award for Teachers 2016 by...

RANGAT, 9 Oct 2017/--/Mr. George Lalu, SDPO Rangat received a tip off on storage of huge quantity of IMFL and acting upon the information, a team consisting of SI Parvash, HC Markus Lakra, PCs Rahul Maurya and Saraswati of PS Rangat were deputed to Long Island and raided the Godown of K. Rajendran...

Port Blair, 9 Oct 2017/--/The Directorate of Tourism, A&N Administration intends to participate in Travel & Tourism fairs organized at different locations in mainland for tourism promotion. The Travel & Tourism fairs for the year 2017-18 will be held at Chennai from February 16-18, 2018...

Port Blair, 9 Oct 2017/--/On establishment of model village for dairy, goatery and poultry, an awareness programme was held at Ograbraj Community Hall on Saturday by ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair in collaboration with Directorate of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary...

DIGLIPUR, 9 Oct 2017/--/A five-day residential training programme on Youth Leadership and Community Development programme was held by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Diglipur at Panchayat Hall, Radhanagar recently. Around 40 male and female participants from different Youth Clubs and Yuvati Mandals from...

Port Blair, 9 Oct 2017/--/Since 1986, the  first Monday of October is celebrated every year in the country as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our cities and towns and the basic human right to adequate shelter. To mark the occasion, the United Nations has selected the theme as Housing...

Port Blair, 9 Oct 2017/--/In the ongoing 63rd Wildlife Week Celebration, 2017 the Wildlife Division of Department of Environment and Forests has organized various events for the school and college students of Port Blair and adjoining areas including general public to create awareness among about...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) will be sworn in as the 13th Lt. Governor of A&N Islands tomorrow. The Lt. Governor-designate will arrive here from New Delhi, along with Smti Chitra Joshi (spouse) and other members of his family at 12.30...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/Enraged after being sidelined by the administration during the visit of senior Union Ministers to these islands, members from the local media fraternity formed a federation on Saturday to register their protest. At a meeting held in the Media Room of the Information,...

Mayabunder, 7 Oct 2017/--/Around 40 students of Mahatma Gandhi Government College here had a miraculous escape after they managed to get out of the STS bus that caught fire near Bathew Point (Wireless Tikrey) on Saturday. According to reports, the bus bearing registration number AN01D0015 with...

Mayabunder, 7 Oct 2017/--/The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, North and Middle Andaman, Saw Tathu laid the foundation stones for a series of rural projects in the headquarters region of the district on Saturday. The Up-Adhyaksh, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Engineer of the Zilla Parishad, Assistant...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/The Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh and Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Mr Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for rehabilitation and upgradation of NH-4 to a two-lane from...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/As a part of 17th Raising Day Celebrations of Andaman & Nicobar Command, a Run for Fun was organised under the aegis of 108 Mtn Bde, Brichgunj. The event was conducted in two categories, 10 km Josh Run and 5 km Run for Fun.  The event was flagged off by Vice Admiral...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/The 4th Inter Zonal State Level School Football Knockout Tournament for U-14 (Boys) and U-17 (Boys & Girls) organized by the Department of Education in coordination with the Department of Sports & Youth Affairs got underway with its inauguration by the Chief...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/The B.Sc Psychology Students of Andaman College undertook a field trip under the guidance of Mr. V. Sridharan, Dr. Sheetal  Anoop, Guest Lecturers of Psychology Department to One Stop Centre ARUNODAYA under the Department of Social Welfare on Saturday as part of the...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/Cargo vessel, MV Chuglam, is scheduled to sail for Hut Bay via Havelock on October 10  at 1 pm from Haddo/Chatham Wharf and will sail for Port Blair immediately after discharging/loading of cargo at respective ports. All the consigners are advised to book actual quantity...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/The Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Mr. Nitin Jairam Gadkari and the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Mr. Hansraj Gangaram Ahir were thanked by The Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the entire...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/As per TRAI guidelines, BSNL A &N Telecom Circle has notified Blackout Days on October 18 and 19. On these days free or concessional SMS and Voice tariff offered under any package (Magic/STV) will not be available to the customers, the SMS and Voice tariff will be as...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/For the benefit of students, the warehouse of IGNOU situated at Shadhipur, Port Blair will function on Sunday, the October 8 from 10 am to 5 pm.  The study material (books) of the IGNOU is being distributed to students, by hand at the warehouse. Recently, the IGNOU, HQ,...

Port Blair, 7 Oct 2017/--/The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council, Mr IP Singh inspected Ward No-17 along with Mr Dharmendra Narayan, Ward Councillor and officials of the Council on Saturday. It was brought to the notice of the Chairperson about the pathetic conditions of the roads in the...