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Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been receiving good rainfall activities since the last many days. In fact, the region continues to remain surplus in terms of rains.
The vessel, which has been named INLCU L53, was commissioned on 25 April at Port Blair in a ceremony officiated by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, commander-in-chief of India's Andaman and Nicobar Command. It is part of an INR21 billion (USD310 million) contract for eight LCUs signed between ...

At a time when the government is moving towards integrating theatre commands, the Andaman and Nicobar Command will make a presentation to the defence ministry on further strengthening the tri-services organisation. The move comes soon after the defence ministry put in all the manpower ...
The home ministry, in consultation with other central departments and the administration of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands, gets projects on track for development of pre-identified islands with a focus on exploiting their tourism potential. The Island Development Agency on Tuesday held ...
Panchayati Raj Diwas was celebrated in Great Nicobar Island on Tuesday. The Assistant Commissioner of Campbell Bay attended the Special Gram Sabha of Govind Nagar Panchayat and congratulated all PRI members and residents of Great Nicobar Island on the occasion. He highlighted the good ...
Additional Islands/Locations in Islands, 12 in Andaman and Nicobar (North Passage, Cinque, Inglis, Viper, Neil (Bharatpur Beach), Ramnagar Beach, Karmatang Beach, Dhaninallah Beach, Kalipur Beach, Rutland, North Bay and Great Nicobar - B Quarry) and 5 in Lakshadweep (Kalpeni, Kadmat, ...

The remote, coral-fringed Andaman and Nicobar Islands are sprinkled in the Bay of Bengal - and are touted as one of the remaining under-the-radar, exotic gems. Havelock Island's boutique hideaway, Jalakara, is just the place to ease yourself into an introduction. This is island living on an intimate scale. Rooms from £ ...
The closest living relative to the dodo is the 'Nicobar pigeon'. It's found predominantly along the south coast of Asia, between India and Vietnam. Their heads and necks are grey, but as their plumage continues toward the tail, iridescent greens, blues, and reds predominate. As far back as 1665, ...
Far removed from the mainland, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal support and nurture over a thousand species of animals that are exclusive to this part of the world, including some rare and endangered ones. Shedding light on the 1,032 species, the Zoological Survey of India has ...
Aashka Goradia and Brent Goble have been on a travelling spree ever since they got married on December 3 last year. The lovebirds have so far covered Agra, Udaipur, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, McLeodganj, Paris, and the two are now having the time of their life in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a haven for wildlife lovers. From various kinds of turtles to indigenous wildlife, Andaman has a lot to offer. From beautiful corals under the sea to land and terrestrial flora and fauna, you will be left amazed at the diversity these group of islands offer. On your next visit to ...
A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale rocked the Nicobar region at around 10.10 am on Tuesday. The tremor was epicentered at 6.8 degrees North Latitude and 93.5 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Nicobar Islands coast. The tremor was largely felt in the ...
Neil Island of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands is bordered by beautiful white sand beaches which have been named after the characters from the Ramayana. The beaches of Neil too can be part of any Andaman honeymoon package. Lying nearest to the jetty is the Bharatpur beach. One of the best ...
MILAN is a congregation of littoral navies conducted biennially by Indian Navy at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command. Besides fostering co-operation through naval exercises and professional interactions, MILAN also provides an excellent opportunity ...
Under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command, it is being held at Port Blair with the underlying theme of 'Friendship Across the Seas'. Besides fostering co-operation through naval exercises and professional interactions, Milan also provides an excellent opportunity to the participating navies to ...
Spread over a little more than 1,000 sq km, the island of Great Nicobar in the extreme south of Andaman and Nicobar islands is remarkable for a number of reasons. This is the island closest to the epicentre of the earthquake of December 2004 that created the gigantic tsunami, which in turn caused ...
Discussing strategic convergences and divergences on the Bay of Bengal, a panel on Monday encouraged the idea of having a free port in the Andaman and Nicobar islands but said massive infrastructural development is still required there to achieve that aim. "A free port can be of tremendous boost to the ...

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has approved the rehabilitation and upgradation of 33.405 km stretch of NH-4 (old NH-223) between Nimbutala and Austin Creek in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.The roadshall be upgraded to two lanes with hard shoulders under EPC ...
The coast around the Andman & Nicobar Islands is home to some of the best coral ecosystems in the world. Many of the islands are surrounded by reef fringes, often separated from the shore by lagoons. The coastal area is also rich in marine flora and fauna, which are best seen while snorkelling ... Andaman
PORT BLAIR: The state president of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Andaman and Nicobar Islands Mr. Vishal Jolly has urged the Lt. Governor A&N Islands and Director of CBI for CBI investigation on A&N State Cooperative Bank's gold loan misappropriation case. The letters state that the bank misused the ... Andaman
The Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, flew into the Car Nicobar island this morning [February 6] and received a warm welcome at the airport. The local Nicobari tribal population gathered in hundreds at the airport and cheered the Prime Minister, as she emerged out of the plane. Tribal chieftains profusely ... Andaman
Aberdeen Blair (89), chief of the Car Nicobar Tribal Council, remembers more. “When I was small, we had no money, sugar or rice. We only had coconuts. My parents did not wear clothes like this,” he says, pointing to his lungi and T-shirt. Blair smiles as easily and often as he shifts between Nicobari, Hindi ... Andaman
Chennai: The commander-in-chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) did not attend the Republic Day programme organised by the Union territory administration on January 26. A letter from his office, in response to the invitation, cited certain "protocol violation" as the reason. "Republic Day is a ... Andaman
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) For India to beef up its marine exports, it is essential to tap the seas in and around the Andaman and Nicobar islands for sustainable deep fishing, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday."India has the potential to become a seafood superpower and the goal of 20 per ... Andaman
Parrikar said there was ample scope to explore sustainable deep-sea fishing off the Andaman and Nicobar islands, adding however that there was a need to address the phenomena like seawater pollution from chemical fertiliser wash-off, over-exploitation of existing fishing zones, damage to breeding ... Andaman
PORT BLAIR: The Andaman and Nicobar Administration has removed Dr Shipra Paul from the post of Director of Health Services in view of her alleged ... Superintendent of GB Pant hospital has been assigned the additional charges of Director of Health Services of Andaman and Nicobar Administration. Andaman
During the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Saturday, Nancowry recorded a whopping 51 mm of rains while Car Nicobar saw 21 mm of rains. These rainfall activities are attributed to the cyclonic circulation which is currently persisting over Malay Peninsula and adjoining South Andaman Sea. Now, as per ... Andaman
In an age where brands are shutting down their brick-and-mortar stores in favour of e-commerce experience, Nicobar continues to expand their stores in different cities across the country. At Nicobar, physical space still holds importance for that sensory experience and cultural immersion the brand seeks to ... Andaman
Beginning with North India, the current Western Disturbance has moved away eastwards. Now, cold and dry northwesterly winds will commence over Northwest Plains leading to further decrease in fog intensity. Weather will remain dry over entire Northwest India including hills. Day and night temperatures ... Andaman
A Western Disturbance is over North Jammu and Kashmir. Due to this system, light rain and snow is expected over higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, clouding will persist over the hills of North India. Related Post. Winter chill intensifies in Northwest, Central Ind... Very dense fog engulfs ... Andaman
The authorities in Penang were aghast to learn about the unprovoked massacre of 21 crew members, and in June 1867, the British ship HMS Wasp sailed to Nicobar to make inquiries. At Nancowry, the captain of Wasp, Norman B. Bedingfield, saw two vessels anchored at harbour, engaged in trade with ... Andaman
An earthquake of moderate intensity shook the Andaman and Nicobar Islands today. The quake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit the Nicobar Islands region around 5pm, a statement from the Indian Meteorological Department said. The epicentre of the quake, at a depth of around 10 km, was located ... Andaman
NEW DELHI: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale has hit the Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. The quake hit around 5 pm. The Indian Meterological Department (IMD) has estimated the depth of the epicentre at around 10 km. Tremors were felt across the region. Whether it has caused ... Andaman
'Islands in Flux: The Andaman and Nicobar Story' by Pune/Hyderabad-based environmental activist Pankaj Sekhsaria documents the myriad threats to indigenous tribes and forest resources in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The book will be released at Baner's Pagdandi Books Chai Cafe at 11 am on ... Andaman
PORT BLAIR: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the quake, which occurred at 4:59 pm, was at a depth of 10km. However, no damage or casualty has been reported so far. Andaman
Launched in 2016, Nicobar is known for its effortless take on clothing and lifestyle products. Taking their aesthetic one step further, the brand has launched a Garden Studio experience with Airbnb that is available only at their head design studio at Chhattarpur Farms, New Delhi. Rajiv Purohit, the head of ... Andaman
This weather system is likely to move in a northwest direction, thereby giving moderate with a few heavy showers over Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the next 2-3 days. However, as it is expected to move towards the west-central Bay of Bengal, it will then move in a northwest direction. Further, by ... Andaman
A Western Disturbance is seen over North Jammu and Kashmir. With this, rain and snow are expected over higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Cloudy weather is likely over rest of the hills. Related Post. Rain and Snow in Kashmir, Himachal, pleasant weath... Chennai witnesses ... Andaman
A moderate quake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale, was recorded off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday night, the IMD reported. IANS| Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 23:11 PM IST. Comments |. 5.0 earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands. New Delhi: A moderate quake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale, ... Andaman
Meanwhile, southern parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands should brace for some heavy showers on December 24 and 25. However, rains will be on the lower side for the northern parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Updated on Dec 21, 2017: Storm Kai Tak continues to linger in the South China Sea ... Andaman
"NITI Aayog has begun the preparatory process for a Concept Development Plan and detailed Master Plan for the holistic development of four islands in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Consultants appointed for this purpose visited these Islands. We came to know that the reports are in the final stage of ... Andaman
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the quake that occurred at 9:18 pm was at a depth of 10 km. More details are awaited. SHARE, SAVE, COMMENT. 0. SHARE, SAVE, COMMENT. Comment. 0. Are you spending enough quality time with your kids? Find out. SHARE, SAVE ... Andaman
Lalji Singh had won international acclaim for his work on tribals in Andaman and Nicobar. Lucknow: Eminent scientist hailed as the 'Father of DNA finger printing in India', Lalji Singh has passed away after suffering a massive heart attack at the Varanasi airport, an official said. Mr Singh was 70. The former ... Andaman
India has taken initiative to build Andaman and Nicobar group of islands as an economic and strategic hub in the Bay of Bengal. Asean is also investing in its own islands. "...There is scope to unlock the vast potential in cooperation, particularly in tourism, maritime security, disaster management, between us ... Andaman
Beckoning tourists with their intricate mineral formations amid the tropical wilderness of the Baratang Island, the age-old limestone caves here testify to the variety of the Andaman archipelago, otherwise famed for its pristine beaches, fascinating coral reef, historical monuments and adventure sports. Andaman
In unique rescue operation, Coast Guard rescues endangered Olive Ridley turtle near Andaman and Nicobar islands. IndiaIANSDec ... Port Blair: The Indian Coast Guard carried out a unique rescue operation on Sunday, freeing a trapped Olive Ridley turtle near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. A patrol ... Andaman
Heavy rain at isolated places is very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Squally winds speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 Kmph very likely to prevail over and around north Lakshadweep Islands. Sea conditions are very likely to be rough over and around north ... Andaman
This year the exercise was conducted from 04 to 22 Nov 2017 at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands involving 60 Special Forces personnel from the three Services. The supporting assets included C-17, C-130 AN-32 and Dornier aircraft, Sea King and MI-17 V5 helicopters and amphibious ships. The final ... Andaman
Gopi Bahu Devoleena holidaying in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Devoleena Bhattacharjee gained popularity while playing Gopi bahu in TV show Saath Nibhana Saathiya. tv Updated: Nov 28, 2017 20:22 IST. Indo-Asian News Service New Delhi. Devoleena is quite popular on Instagram. Actor Devoleena Bhattacharjee ... Andaman
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been witnessing good rains for the last few days. ... However, the system has no effect on the weather of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which is why during the last 24 hours, almost no rainfall activity has been observed over the region except trace of rainfall over ... Andaman


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