Port Blair, 22 Aug: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Engineer and a Junior Engineer on Aug 21, 2018, both working in Andaman & Lakshadweep Harbour Work Ltd., Port Blair for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 22,000/- each from the complainant. The case was registered on a complaint wherein it was alleged that the accused had demanded a bribe from the complainant for allowing him to execute the Road repairing Work. CBI laid a trap and caught both the accused red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe or Rs. 22,000/- each from the complainant. Both the arrested accused was produced before the Special Court, Port Blair.
Port Blair, June 16: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, along with the Ex-chairperson PBMC, K Ganeshan today met the Secretary, APWD at his office and discussed major water projects proposed in the islands. He informed the Secretary about the difficulties faced by the residents due to the water crisis Six Municipal Wards, particularly during the dry season. He also requested the Secretary, APWD for completing the repair works of pipelines damaged due to the Dairy Farm Culvert Project. The Secretary, APWD informed the MP that out of the two pipelines damaged at the culvert project site, repair work of one pipeline is already completed and repair work of another pipeline is under progress which will also be completed shortly. Once the work is completed residents will face no water problems. On the culvert project, she informed that work is progressing at a fast pace and is likely to be completed soon. On the proposed major water projects, she informed that the submarine p