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.

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. 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:

Port Blair, Feb. 14: The President PCC, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Engineer, APWD, for an immediate repair of the road leading to North Bay from Hope Town.

Port Blair, Feb. 14: The Secretary (Agriculture/Animal Husbandry/Fisheries), Shri S.N. Misra was on a four-day visit to Middle & North Andamans from 9th to 12th February 2013.

During his visit, he interacted with the officers and staff of Agriculture Farm at Nimbudera, Mayabunder and Diglipur. He also inspected the cattle and poultry farms of the Animal Husbandry department. He was apprised of the various activities and on-going schemes being implemented by the department.

Port Blair, Feb. 14: Town Official Language Implementation Committee, Port Blair has been awarded THIRD prize {2011-2012} for best implementation of Official language policy in Andaman and Nicobar Islands by Govt. of India, Home Ministry, Deptt. of Official Language.

Port Blair, Feb. 14: Two persons died and three including a child were admitted at G.B. Pant Hospital, Port Blair after they consumed Potka Mach (Puffer Fish).

The incident took place yesterday night at Wandoor when the family members of Bappa Majumder 30, his wife Manju Majumder 22, his child, his brother-in-law Tarun Das 25 and a relative Sudhir Biswas 45 had consumed Puffer Fish.