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JAMMU: Governor N. N. Vohra hosted a group of 13 boys and girls, at the Raj Bhavan here today, who have returned to the State after visiting Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Their 6 day tour was organized by the School Education Department as a part of the Student Exchange Programme between J&K ...
PORT BLAIR: Hundreds of students of class XII and their parents of remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands, today met the lone Member of Parliament of Andaman and demanded his intervention in the matter of re-conducting exams of Economics after the class XII Economics CBSE exam papers were leaked ...

In the year 2018, there are total 40 bank holidays in the Andaman and Nicobar Island. Some of these are popular national holidays celebrated all over India while some holidays are typical to the Andaman and Nicobar Island. Here is the complete list of Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar Island: ...
A regular ferry boat service linking three provinces on the Andaman coast as an alternative for local commuters and tourists is under consideration by the Marine Department. Director-general Chirute Visalachitra said a decision on a regular service connecting Phuket, Phangnga and Krabi could be made ...
In particular, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been neglected in Delhi's strategic and political priorities, especially given their distance (approximately 1200 kilometers from the mainland). Priorities within the navy focused on strengthening India's immediate coastline while the islands' potential was ...
More than fifty fall sick due to fish poisoning; Andaman sounds alarm. Port Blair, Mar 16 (UNI) Several incidents of food poisoning have been reported from various places like Havelock Island and Tirur village in South Andaman District, since last fortnight. Nearly 50 employees of three resorts of Havelock ...

“I was somewhere in Andaman, and I don't really know what country I was in.” Sometimes we don't know the existence of a place until a friend or a stranger utters words like this. I did not check the map nor did I read anything about them. Sadly, I did not dig any deeper. A year after, I found myself in India, ...
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 ...
Situated in the Bay of Bengal, India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an isolated group of 572 tropical islands, of which only 38 are currently inhabited. Nautically located closer to South East Asia than India, they are known for stunning beaches, thriving marine life, rich coral reefs and largely undisturbed ...
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 ...
Both of them love traveling and they share the most stunning photos from their trips on their profiles. Naturally, it's delightful to see the gorgeous couple striking cutesy romantic poses in those picturesque backgrounds. A while ago, the lovebirds were chilling in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and like always, ...
Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Ltd (NLCIL) has re-tendered the 2 x 10 MW grid-connected solar PV power project with the reduced 8 MWh battery energy storage capacity. It has also invited bids to lend INR 25.52 billion ($394 million) in finance required for the proposed 709 MW solar project in Tamil ...
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 ...
A Canada-based NGO, Professor Mohan Memorial Foundation, named after a poet from Punjab, on Monday urged the Centre to replace the names of islands within Andaman and Nicobar archipelago after those who made supreme sacrifices and suffered tortures at the hands of British colonisers during ...
Port Blair is a beautiful scenic capital city of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The city has stunning beaches and delicious food, and it also offers exciting tours for wildlife enthusiasts. Don't forget the history of the island too. There are tourist places in plenty but we've chosen the top 5 attractions in Port Blair ...
After cancelling a major solar-plus-storage tender in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, even after holding an auction, NLC India has now released a new tender with a reduced energy storage component, as expected. The state-run mining and power firm issued the new tender for 2x10MW solar projects to ...
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 ...

Andaman and Nicobar Command to host Milan 2018. ANI | Updated: Feb 25, 2018 22:32 IST. New Delhi [India] February 25 (ANI): The second week of March will witness Andaman and Nicobar Command hosting a multinational mega event 'Milan 2018'. The Indian Navy will host the multi-national MILAN series of ...
An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude hit the Andaman Islands on Tuesday morning. As per the meteorological department, the earthquake occurred at around 8: 09 AM in the morning. As of now, no casualties or damage have been reported. Earlier on January 14, an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter ...
"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 ...
The government on Monday said it had approved the upgradation and reconstruction of a 33-km stretch of National Highway-4 in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands at a cost of Rs 193 crore. The 33.405-km stretch between Nimbutala and Austin Creek will be upgraded to two lanes under the Engineering, ...
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 ...
Every now and then, bus-loads of tourists descend upon the quiet Andaman island. Talking in animated voices, they have come for the chief attraction. “People of the jungle”, the “wild tribes”, and other exaggerated adjectives have been used by wily tour operators, to sell this chief attraction – sightings of the ...
The Markazu Ssaquafathi SSunniyya Andaman, a registered NGO, organised a cultural programme on Feb 12 at Netaji Club here in connection with the celebration of the Urs Mubarak (remembrance) of the great scholar and freedom fighter- Allama Fazle Haq Khairabadi(South Point Mazaar Baba).
Indian Hotels Company Limited, South Asia's leading hospitality company, has announced the opening of Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans and introduces India's newest beach destination. Set in relatively undiscovered Havelock Islands, the resort is located on the crescent shaped Radhanagar Beach, ...
New Delhi: Andaman and Nicobar Islands has huge potential to scale up organic farming, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Thursday. Currently, organic ... In order to ensure sale of organic produce, the administration is working to develop Andaman Bazaar. Besides, Agricultural and ...
Last year, major Indian solar EPC firm Mahindra Susten won the 20MW solar and 28MWh storage project on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in an auction held by state-run firm NLC India. It was hailed as a major breakthrough for the Indian PV and energy storage industry and came in at a price far lower ...
Set amidst a lush tropical rainforest, Seafront Terrace Restaurant sends forth a slew of delicacies, which you can indulge in while admiring the beauty of the magnificent Andaman Sea. A Malaysian buffet is offered at the restaurant each week, alongside cultural dance performances which diners can watch ...
Mahindra Susten's landmark storage-cum-solar power project in the Andaman and Nicobar islands has been scrapped. Mahindra Susten had last year won the bid to set up the 28-MWh project for NLC (formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation). Chairman and Managing Director at NLC India, Sarat Kumar ...
The Health Department of Andaman and Nicobar has been undertaking various initiatives for smooth functioning of health infrastructure as well as the projects implemented, Dr Monica Priyadarshini, Special Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Government of India, ...
An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude hit the Andaman Islands on Tuesday morning. As per the meteorological department, the earthquake occurred at around 8: 09 AM in the morning. As of now, no casualties or damage have been reported. Earlier on January 14, an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter ...
"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 ...
The Lt. Governor, Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) will be leaving Port Blair on a two-day visit to North & Middle Andaman tomorrow. He will be leaving by sea route on board MV Rajhans. On arrival at Baratang, the Lt. Governor will hold meeting with PRI members, Heads of ...
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 ...
To start with the weather of North, A feeble Western Disturbance is prevailing over North Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir. As this system is weak in nature, not much weather activity is anticipated over the North Indian Hills. Only isolated rain is possible over the higher reaches of Jammu and ...
Although closer to Thailand and Malaysia, this remote cluster of 572 islands in the Bay of Bengal falls under Indian territory as the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Only a handful of islands are open to foreign tourists and some only for day visits. Many others are inhabited by indigenous ...
To start with the weather of North, A feeble Western Disturbance is prevailing over North Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir. As this system is weak in nature, not much weather activity is anticipated over the North Indian Hills. Only isolated rain is possible over the higher reaches of Jammu and ...
The capital, Port Blair, on South Andaman Island, offers the only historical context to the region; points of interest include the British-era colonial Cellular Jail – used to imprison rebels and freedom fighters – and a few World War II bunkers dating from the brief Japanese occupation. When's the best time to ...
A Western disturbance is prevailing over North Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir. So, light rain and snow will continue over the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, the sky would remain partly cloudy over remaining parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and ...
Andaman MP demands public leaders of Andaman in IDA Committee. Port Blair, Jan 16(UNI) The lone Member of Parliament from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray has expressed deep concern over the fact that in the existing Island Development Authority (IDA) committee constituted ...
From the Lonar crater in the Deccan Plateau to the Living Roots bridges in Meghalaya, the gigantic marble rocks in Madhya Pradesh to the magnetic hill in Ladakh, India offers a variety of natural wonders in every corner, and you can read about all them (and other unique spots) here. What you may not ...
'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 ...
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, ...
Updated on Dec 23, 2017: Storm Kai Tak has further weakened and is no longer a threat to Malaysia. However, some rainfall activity is expected over the region now. The system is currently over Gulf of Thailand and is expected to move towards Andaman Sea. However, the system will continue to be weak.
Two State governments -- West Bengal and Jharkhand -- will have to give road permit for the transportation of five elephants which are to come from Andaman and Nicobar islands. Sources said West Bengal government will give road permit for ferrying the elephants from Kolkata to Maithon on NH 2 which ...
The photo taken by a mobile phone on Jan. 14, 2018 shows a speedboat explosion on southern Thailand's Andaman Sea near Phi-Phi Islands. A speedboat carrying 27 Chinese tourists and several Thai crews exploded on southern Thailand's Andaman Sea near Phi-Phi Islands on Sunday. (Xinhua).
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 ...
Talking about the weather conditions across North India, A Western Disturbance is prevailing over Jammu and Kashmir. In wake of this weather system, scattered light to moderate rain and snow is likely over Jammu and Kashmir and at one or two places over Himachal Pradesh.
As Ban Namkem practised its annual tsunami evacuation drill yesterday, Maitree said he had heard concerns from business operators in tourist destinations along the Andaman Coast about insufficient information on tsunami evacuation plans for tourists, because there were no regular evacuation drills and ...
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 ...


 

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