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Two engineers held in Andaman for taking bribe - Business Standard

21Aug2018
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested two engineers working in state-run Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works Ltd here for taking bribes in exchange for granting permission for road construction work. Acting on a complaint, CBI ...and more »
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Culling of Saltwater Crocodiles in Andaman and Nicobar is not the Solution to Deal with Man-Crocodile Conflict - New Delhi Times

21Aug2018
New Delhi TimesThe Chief Wildlife Warden of Andaman and Nicobar islands, the man who is supposed to be protecting the wild animals on the islands, has actually written – the first time in India's history that a CWW has done so – to the Ministry of Environment, asking ...
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Indian Coast Guard MRCC renders crucial support to disabled Sri Lankan Fishing Vessel - United News of India

21Aug2018
Port Blair, Aug 21(UNI) On receipt of information from maritime rescue coordination centre (MRCC) Colombo, the Indian Coast Guard MRCC, Port Blair coordinated a search and rescue (SAR) operation for a disabled Sri Lankan Fishing Vessel (SLFV) in ...
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Indian Ocean tsunami: Nicobar Islands lost 97 percent of mangrove cover, uncovered unknown species - Mongabay-India

21Aug2018
-IndiaThe 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake followed by the catastrophic tsunami gobbled up landmass and stripped the coast of trees in the Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean. Mangroves, which flourish where land and water meet, bore the brunt of the natural ...
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Complete ban on plastic, non-woven cloth carry bags from Sept 15 - The Echo of India

21Aug2018
With a vision to make Port Blair a plastic free city, the Port Blair Municipal Council (PBMC), has introduced bio-degradable bags in the local market as a substitute of plastic & non-woven cloth bags, irrespective of nature & thickness. In this regard ...
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ABVP, Seva Bharathi in service of Kerala flood-hit people - The Echo of India

21Aug2018
Karyakartas of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Kerala Unit, in association with Seva Bharathi – a service organisation, immediately started their rescue, relief and rehabilitation activities in various parts of the state as soon as the state ...and more »
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ICG renders assistance to disabled SL Fishing Vessel - The Echo of India

21Aug2018
The New Indian ExpressAt about 11.20 hrs the Dornier located the disabled Sri Lankan fishing boat approximately 290 nautical miles (537 kms) North West of Port Blair. It was ascertained that the disabled SLFV was being towed by another Sri Lankan fishing vessel operating in ...Coast Guard rescues SriLankan fishing vessel in distressThe New Indian Expressall 2 news articles »
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Bureaucratic reshuffle in the Isles - The Echo of India

21Aug2018
Mr Kulanand Joshi, DANICS (JAG-1) has been assigned the charge of Secretary to Lt. Governor and Resident Commissioner of Delhi (with headquarter at Port Blair), Mr Krishan Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman will look after ...
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Sadbhavana Diwas by NYK Rangat - The Echo of India

20Aug2018
Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat observed the Sadbhavana Diwas on Monday at Gram Panchayat, Urmilapur in which 50 youths from the adjacent area participated. Mr Biswajit Mondal, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Urmilapur was the chief guest and garlanded to ...and more »
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Government nurses to go on 24 hr strike on Thursday - The Echo of India

20Aug2018
The Health services in the referral hospital, GB Pant Hospital is likely to be badly affected on Thursday after government nurses announced a one-day strike on the 23rd of this month. Under the Trained Nurses Association of India, the nursing staff of ...
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