Port Blair, Feb. 17: As part of the drive against sale of illegal CDs and Gambling activities, the A & N Police has solved two case of sale of porn CDs and gambling activities.

In the first case, acting on a secret information a Police team led by SHO PS Pahrgaon SI P.K. Abdul Arif SHO PS Pahargaon alongwith the staff of Anti-Burglary Squad of PS Aberdeen comprising of ASI M.

Port Blair, Feb. 17:  Bye elections to fill up the vacancies in Panchayati Raj Institutions were held today (17-02-2013) from 0800 hrs to 1600 hrs. Elections were held for the Gram Panchayat Member Constituency of Lucknow-1 of Rampur Gram Panchayat under Mayabunder Tehsil and Gram Panchayat Member Constituency of Long Island-7 of Long Island Gram Panchayat under Rangat Tehsil. The entire polling process was held in a free, fair and peaceful manner.

LG inaugurates NAFSCOB Board of Directors Conference

Port Blair, Feb. 17: The Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM today inaugurated the Board of Directors Conference of the National Federation of State Cooperative Banks Ltd. (NAFSCOB), Mumbai at a function held at the conference hall of Sea Princess Resort, Wandoor.

Port Blair, Feb. 17: The Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM has sanctioned one lakh fifty thousand rupees from LG’s Relief Fund for the treatment of Shri T. Appa Rao in mainland. Shri Appa Rao, aged 43 years, is a case of Carcinoma Cheek with Skin involvement was admitted for Surgery (Cheek Resection + Manibulectomy + Radical Neck Dissection + PMMC Flap) and is undergoing treatment in mainland. Shri T. Appa Rao belongs to weaker section of the society.


It is brought to the notice of general public/consumers and Government departments that the power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas in South Andaman on 16.02.2013 from 0800 hours to 1400 hours for undertaking HT and LT line clearance from Dhanikhari to Port Mout.

Port Blair, Feb. 17: The PCC President Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Lt. Governor to consider upgradation of Govt. Sec. School CFO Nallah at Betapur. Explaining the need for upgradation, Sharma said that after passing Class Xth, the students of this school are forced to travel upto 30 Kms at GSSS Sabari for further education. Moreover, due to heavy rush in GSSS Sabari and other schools in the area, many students are not able to get admission.

Port Blair, Feb. 15: The Entry fee and Videography charges of the Fisheries Museum-cum-Aquarium near water sports complex, Aberdeen, Port Blair have been revised as under: