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The country has over 4 lakh beggars, with the highest 81,000 beggars in West Bengal, while Lakshadweep merely has two vagrants, the government on Tuesday said. West Bengal has the highest number of beggars in India followed by Uttar Pradesh and Bihar at number two and three respectively, the ...
Last night's depression over South-East Arabian Sea moved further North-North-Westwards and weakened into a well-marked low-pressure area over Lakshadweep and adjoining seas this morning. The system is forecast to travel further North-North-West (out of Lakshadweep) and weaken over ...

Fishermen are advised not to venture into sea along and off South Tamil Nadu, Comorin-Maldives area and adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Mannar area during this period. The advisory also applies to the Kerala coast, Lakshadweep area and adjoining South-East Arabian Sea until ...
Tuesday's depression over South-East Arabian Sea homed in towards Minicoy, the gateway to the Lakshadweep islands, but may not intensify into a deep depression as expected initially. The system is located about 200 km South-East of Minicoy, 310 km South-West of Thiruvananthapuram and 330 km ...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Heavy rainfall is expected to lash Kerala and Lakshadweep coasts over the next two days as a low-pressure area over Comorin area may develop into a depression over the southeast Arabian Sea off Maldives coast, said the Met Department Monday. In a bulletin, the ...
Mumbai: The Indian Coast Guards launched a rescue operation near Lakshadweep island after a container ship reported an explosion late on Tuesday. The container ship with Singapore flag had 23 crew members on board, including 13 Indians. The CG rushed its vessel for rescue and even pressed a ...

“A similar plan on the lines of Andaman & Nicobar Islands has been developed for improved connectivity in Lakshadweep Islands which includes laying of submarine optical cable between Kochi to Lakshadweep Islands, augmentation of satellite bandwidth and extended mobile coverage,” Sinha said.
A Maersk container ship with 27 crew members on board, including 13 Indians, caught fire in the Arabian Sea near Agatti in the Lakshadweep islands on Tuesday night. Four members of the crew, including one Indian, were reported missing even as efforts were on to put out the massive blaze. The Maersk ...
In May 2017, when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress were bickering over the Narendra Modi government's three-year development record, BJP president Amit Shah was touring Lakshadweep to strengthen the party organization in the archipelago with just one Lok Sabha seat and an ...
However, on March 1, the Director General Operations of Sri Lanka Navy stated that the condition of the injured fisherman was not stable and that the fishing boat was 98 nautical miles from Chenyakara light house near Lakshadweep. Indian Coast Guard ship 'Samar', which was on a separate operational ...
A critically ill patient in Agatti in Lakshadweep island was today evacuated by the Southern Naval Command (SNC) for admission to a hospital here. The 48-year old Cheriabi, who suffered a brain hemorrhage and in a comatose state, was airlifted using a Dornier aircraft of the Navy on a request that she ...
China is planning to set up an Ocean Observatory in the Maldives' Makunudhoo atoll, not far from India's Lakshadweep Islands, the Times of India has reported. According to the daily's report, an agreement for setting up an observatory was finalised last year by the two countries. The observatory is likely to ...
Lakshadweep and Meghalaya are the best among all 35 states and union territories of India at providing land rights to women, while Punjab and West Bengal are the worst, according to an index created by the Bhubaneswar-based Center for Land Governance, an arm of consultancy firm NR Management ...
Lakshadweep and Meghalaya are the best among all 35 states and union territories of India at providing land rights to women, while Punjab and West Bengal are the worst, according to an index created by the Bhubaneswar-based Center for Land Governance, an arm of consultancy firm NR Management ...
Akhil Saxena, logistics head at Amazon India, speaks about the company's robust logistics network and far-reaching innovations that ensure customer satisfaction to the last mile. Amazon's enviable growth in India is built on the back of a robust logistics network spanning massive warehouses, smaller ...
Lakshadweep joins UDAY scheme for power distribution firms' revival New Delhi: The Union territory of Lakshadweep today joined UDAY scheme, which is meant for revival of debt stressed power distribution companies (discoms) in the country. "The Government of India and the Union Territory of ...
New Delhi, Feb 28 (PTI) The Union territory of Lakshadweep today joined UDAY scheme, which is meant for revival of debt stressed power ... India and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) today, ...

œ Lakshadweep is a group of islands, 200.440 km off the southwest coast of India. These islands form the smallest union territory of the country. The Lakshadweep region has about 600 species of fish, 78 species of coral and over 100 species of other marine invertebrates. This is the perfect opportunity to ...
During the past day, scattered parts of southern West Coast witnessed rainfall activity. In the last 24 hours from 8.30 am on Friday, Kottayam in Kerala recorded light rain to the tune of 0.6 mm. In the same span of 24 hours, Thiruvananthapuram witnessed traces of rain.
Lakshadweep, located off the coast of Kerala, is a almost secluded, picturesque island, perfect for those looking to up the romance. There's more to Lakshadweep than sun-kissed beaches and exotic landscape; the azure water is home to coral islands, atolls, submerged banks, and an exquisite aquatic life.
Cyclone Ockhi has affected Lakshadweep's marine biodiversity, minister informs Lok Sabha ... CHENNAI: Cyclone Ockhi has affected the marine biodiversity of Lakshadweep and washed up 80 tonne of plastic debris on the western coast of the country, minister of state in the ministry of environment, forest ...
Beypore: After repair works at the Kochi shipyard, M V Minicoy, the ship operated to Lakshadweep, reached Beypore on Monday. The navigation system of the ship had come under repair due to cyclone Ockhi and the ship was unable to operate service to the island. Following directions of the Indian ...
In a bid to allow bigger ATRs to operate on Lakshadweep, the Airports Authority of India (AAI), aims to extend Lakshadweep's Agatti Airport, by building an RCC platform on the beach and shallow sea. The Rs 1500 crore project, makes provisions for the runway to be long enough to allow ATR-72 aircraft, ...
NEW DELHI: India may soon get its first runway on a "sea bridge". The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has got green nod to extend Lakshadweep's Agatti Airport by building an RCC platform on the beach and shallow sea. You might also like. Entertainment · Priyanka Chopra goes undercover in a casino for ...
New Delhi, Dec 23: India is all set to get its first runway on a 'sea bridge' soon, as the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been given a nod to extend Lakshadweep's Agatti Airport. The task will be carried out by building an RCC platform on the beach and shallow area which will allow bigger ATRs to ...
The fishermen had put out to sea from Kochi coast and got trapped after the cyclone battered the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and also the Lakshadweep islands early this month. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the two states and Lakshwadeep on Tuesday and assured all possible help from the ...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met people hit by Cyclone Ockhi in Lakshadweep islands after reviewing the situation at a high-level meeting at the union territory's capital Kavaratti. On his first leg of the day-long tour to areas affected by the cyclone recently, Modi reached Kavaratti this morning and ...
KOCHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting at Kavaratti in Lakshadweep to review the situation arising due to Cyclone ... Modi, who reached the island on Tuesday morning, was received by top officials of the Lakshadweep administration and public representatives, ...
MANGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake an overnight halt in the city on Monday enroute Lakshadweep the next day. The presence of Modi in their midst on a day the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh results would have been called by the time the PM lands in the city, has buoyed the ...
Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Ockhi cyclone-hit areas in Lakshadweep, Kerala and neighbouring Tamil Nadu, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) officials said on Saturday. According to the schedule released by the BJP state unit, Modi would arrive at Kochi in the early hours of ...
Coast Guard Karnataka personnel coordinated the rescue operation of eight crew members of cargo vessel Sumithra that sank off Androth island in Lakshadweep on Friday. Cargo vessel Sumithra had set on sail from Beypore Port in Kozhikode district with construction material and vegetables and was ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Karnataka on way to Lakshadweep. Mangaluru, Dec 18 ... Mr Modi arrived in the city by a special aircraft from Delhi at the strike of midnight and would leave for Lakshadweep on Tuesday morning in an army helicopter after the overnight stay at Circuit House here.
Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Lakshadweep,Tamil Nadu and Kerala today to assess the damage caused by cyclone Ockhi, which left a trail of ... After nearly an hour's programme, he would return to Agatti and fly to Thiruvananthapuram, official sources in Lakshadweep said.
Congress today said it has won the local body elections in Lakshadweep, securing majority of seats in the district panchayat and village dweep panchayats. However, independent confirmation of the win was not available. Congress leader and former MP M Hamdulla Sayeed said the party has secured ...
MANGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake an overnight halt in the city on Monday enroute Lakshadweep the next day. The presence of Modi in their midst on a day the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh results would have been called by the time the PM lands in the city, has buoyed the ...
Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Ockhi cyclone-hit areas in Lakshadweep, Kerala and neighbouring Tamil Nadu, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) officials said on Saturday. According to the schedule released by the BJP state unit, Modi would arrive at Kochi in the early hours of ...
Coast Guard Karnataka personnel coordinated the rescue operation of eight crew members of cargo vessel Sumithra that sank off Androth island in Lakshadweep on Friday. Cargo vessel Sumithra had set on sail from Beypore Port in Kozhikode district with construction material and vegetables and was ...
Officials said the 50 fishermen, which included 45 from Tamil Nadu, reached Kochi on board MV Kavaratti, a passenger vessel owned by the Lakshadweep administration. The Kerala government made arrangements for their onward journey to their native places. Besides the ship, 14 fishing boats stationed ...
In a coordinated effort by the maritime recce aircraft P8-I and naval ship Kalpeni, 21 fishing boats carrying over 180 fishermen were spotted by the Navy at Bassas de Pedro, a traditional fishing area off the Lakshadweep group of islands. The aircraft had detected the boats and the vessel was directed to ...
Having provided food and other logistic assistance, the boats were later vectored to a safe location at Bitra Island in Lakshadweep. Meanwhile, two fishermen will embark INS Kabira at the Kollam Port on Wednesday morning for aiding the naval personnel in searching and rescuing missing fishing vessels.
Kochi: Ship services to Lakshadweep islands from Kochi, that were stopped on December 1 due to adverse weather conditions following Cyclone Ockhi, have been resumed. Four ships - MV Kavaratti, MV Lagoons, MV Corals, MV Lakshadweep Sea - departed from Kochi port on Tuesday. MV Kavaratti was ...
Four ships MV Kavaratti, MV Lagoon, MV Coral and MV Lakshadweep Sea set sail from Cochin Port carrying a combined passenger load of around 1600 on Tuesday to Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Minicoy and one other island in Lakshadweep taking the stranded island people and other passengers.
Navy Dispatches Relief To Ockhi Cyclone-Hit Lakshadweep. Navy ships carried the relief material to the island of Minicoy on Sunday and the Kavaratti and Kalpeni islands yesterday. All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: December 05, 2017 13:04 IST. 8 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. Navy Dispatches Relief To ...
Mumbai: Continuing with the Cyclone Ockhi rescue operations, a Coast Guard ship on Tuesday located 15 boats off Lakshadweep and provided assistance to 184 fishermen on board. “ICGS Samrat, on reaching the indicated position in the morning, located 15 fishing boats with 14 belonging to Tamil Nadu ...
Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said his party was with the victims of the cyclone. "A salute to bravery shown by the people of Lakshadweep who helped save many fishermen during #CycloneOckhi. We stand with all the victims of this tragedy. The Government must announce relief packages for those affected by ...
Kochi: At the Lakshadweep guest house in Kochi, islanders are yet to regain composure as home remains distant to nearly 900 people who are unable to cross the sea. While the Islanders worry of the damage Ockhi has inflicted, at least 31 tourists are stranded in Lakshadweep. Sources with the ...
Naval ships 'Chennai', 'Trikand' and 'Kolkata' were stationed around the Lakshadweep islands with relief materials. The ships were ... Additionally, all naval units in the vicinity of the Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands had been directed to provide fresh water in consultation with the local administration.
Search and rescue, and relief operations are in full swing in the Lakshadweep islands, battered by cyclone Ockhi since Thursday. Ten navy ships and eight aircraft have been engaged in search and rescue, and relief operations. These include the INS Shardul, the INS Sharda, INS Kolkata, INS Kalpeni, INS ...
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