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Andaman and Nicobar Administrati

Andaman and Nicobar Administration

Directorate of IP&T

Information & Publicity Division




Port Blair 30 January, 2012





Press Release











The Lt. Governor, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM, officers and staff of Raj Niwas Secretariat,

observing Martyrsí Day at Raj Niwas premises on 30.01.2012.












Lt. Governor condoles death of Lt Gen (Retd) Ranjit Singh Dyal, PVSM, MVC



Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM, the Lt. Governor, Andaman and Nicobar Islands  in a message to Smt. R.S. Dyal has conveyed on behalf of the people their  heart-felt condolences to the bereaved family on the passing away of  Lt Gen (Retd)  Ranjit Singh Dyal, PVSM, MVC,  former Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. We pray to God to rest his soul in everlasting peace and may Almighty God bless the family with courage and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.


         Lt Gen Dyal had served as Administrator of these islands from 25 Feb 1990 to 18 March 1993.       Born in village Tukar Bodhni in Kurukshetra district of Haryana, he graduated in 1942 and joined the Indian Army in Punjab Regiment (Para) and was subsequently appointed as Colonel of the Rajput Regiment. He was actively involved in 1965 Indo-Pak War and was awarded Maha Vir Chakra, the second highest bravery award for displaying outstanding leadership and courage in the best tradition of the Indian Army. His loss will continue to be felt by all including the Indian Army.

















The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Shakti Sinha laying wreath at Balidan Vedi-

State Martyrs' Memorial, Homfraygunj on the occasion of 68th martyrdom

anniversary of martyrs on 30.01.2012














State-level exhibition


        The Science Unit of Directorate of Education is organising a State- Level Exhibition and project competition (SLEPC)-INSPIRE 2012 in collaboration with the Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi from January 31 to February 01, 2012 in the auditorium of Govt. Girls SSS, Port Blair in which all the selected participants from district level exhibition and project competition (DLEPC)-INSPIRE 2012 will display their models/exhibits. The exhibition will be inaugurated by Dr. R. Dev Das, Director of Education on 31st January, 2012 at 10:30 AM.


        The Commissioner & Secretary Education, Shri. B.S. Bhalla will be the chief guest at the valedictory function on 1st February 2012 at 2:30 P.M. and give away the prizes.


        The best five selected exhibits will be taking part in the National Level Exhibition and project competition (NLEPC) - INSPIRE 2012 at New Delhi.
















TPB to camp at Havelock on Jan 31



        Tehsildar, Port Blair shall be camping at Havelock on 31/01/2012 to attend to Revenue matter.


        Those desirous of placing various Issues/subject matter may contact the Revenue Inspector of the area.


        It is also informed that such camps shall be held every month and the general public may avail the opportunity.












Local weather forecast for Port Blair & its neighbourhood,

valid for next 24 hours, issue time 1730 hrs IST on 30.01.2012


Mainly cloudy sky. Rain or thundershower may occur at isolated places.


In Nicobar district, rain or thundershower may occur at a few places.


Maximum & minimum temperatures will be around 30 o C and 22 o C respectively on 31st January, 2012.


Port Blair

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