Andaman and Nicobar

Rajnath Singh to visit Andaman for three days

Rajnath Singh to visit Andaman for three days

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands for three days beginning tomorrow during which he will attend a host of programmes.

Apr 05, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Andaman and Nicobar Islands: All 2,376 stranded tourists evacuated

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: All 2,376 stranded tourists evacuated

Havelock Island is the largest chain of Islands and is a famous tourist destination, and is located 40 km from the capital Port Blair.

Dec 10, 2016, 11:34 AM IST
Havelock Island: Navy rescues 425 stranded tourists as Cyclone Vardah hampers operation

Havelock Island: Navy rescues 425 stranded tourists as Cyclone Vardah hampers operation

The massive operation to rescue thousands of tourists stranded in Andaman and Nicobar's Havelock Island and Neil Island is currently underway after whether condition in the island showed some improvement. 

Dec 09, 2016, 18:59 PM IST
Tourists stranded in Andamans are safe, efforts on for early evacuation: Rajnath Singh

Tourists stranded in Andamans are safe, efforts on for early evacuation: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the government will launch the rescue operations in Andaman and Nicobar Islands immediately after the intensity of cyclone reduces. 

Dec 08, 2016, 08:52 AM IST
Defence Minister Parrikar leaves for Chennai to monitor ops of missing IAF AN 32

Defence Minister Parrikar leaves for Chennai to monitor ops of missing IAF AN 32

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is visiting Tambaram air base near Chennai on Saturday to monitor the search and operations for the missing Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft AN-32.

Jul 23, 2016, 11:16 AM IST
Cyclist Deborah Herold rises to world number 4

Cyclist Deborah Herold rises to world number 4

The 20-year-old from Andaman and Nicobar collected 211 points in 500m time trial and secured fourth place in the World Elite UCI.

Dec 11, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Govt likely to achieve target of separate toilets in schools

 The government seems set to accomplish the target of ensuring separate toilets for boys and girls in all schools across the country by this Independence Day, as was promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Aug 13, 2015, 20:13 PM IST
Aditya Verma writes to CMs of unrecognised cricket states

Aditya Verma writes to CMs of unrecognised cricket states

Petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing case, Aditya Verma, on Friday wrote to Chief Ministers of states, whose cricket bodies have not been recognised by the BCCI, to raise the issue of fundamental rights of players.

Jul 31, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Moderate intensity earthquake hits Andaman region

 A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Island region today.

Jun 13, 2015, 03:46 AM IST

Naval ships transporting passengers stranded due to bad weather at Port Blair, Hut Bay

Naval ships have sprung into action to transport hundreds of passengers stranded at Port Blair and Hut Bay due to 'adverse' weather condition.

May 24, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Indian Naval vessel to participate in ASEAN exercise

The Indian Navy`s indigenous offshore patrol vessel, INS Saryu, will participate in a week-long ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Disaster Relief Exercise (DiREx), an offiial statement said on Saturday.

May 23, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Locate Indian naval vessel missing since December 2014: AIADMK

The issue of disappearance of a naval vessel with eight crew members, sailing from Andaman islands to Car Nicobar in December last was raised on Thursday in Rajya Sabha by an AIADMK member who sought government's intervention to find it.

May 07, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Vice-Admiral Lanba appointed Southern Naval Command chief

Vice-Admiral S Lanba, in line to be the next Navy chief in 2016, was on Saturday appointed as the chief of the Southern Naval Command (SNC).

Mar 14, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

5.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Andaman and Nicobar

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the islands of Andaman and Nicobar early this morning.

Nov 28, 2014, 10:28 AM IST

Earthquake measuring 4.4 hits Nicobar Islands

A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale on Sunday hit Nicobar Islands but no damage was reported.

Nov 02, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

French filmmakers make secret documentary on Jarawa tribes, FIR filed

Two French filmmakers have been booked on the charge of trespassing into the protected Jarawa tribal reserve in the Andaman islands and filming a documentary on the threatened aboriginal tribe.

Oct 24, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Jarawa child with heart ailment treated at Chennai hospital

A 70-day-old Jarawa child from Andaman and Nicobar islands has succesfully undergone a surgery for a rare congenital heart condition at a private hospital in Chennai for a complex heart problem.

Aug 29, 2014, 00:43 AM IST

LS polls: NCP manifesto promises reservations for Muslims, Marathas

Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Monday promised reservations to Muslims as well as Marathas, implementation of Rajinder Sachar committee report, and support for `statehood to Andaman and Nicobar` in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, released here.

Apr 07, 2014, 18:32 PM IST

TMC announces candidates for Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar LS seats

Trinamool Congress on Friday nominated former MP Nakul Das Rai as its candidate for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim and gave the party ticket to Anita Bhakta Mondal for the Andaman and Nicobar seat.

Mar 14, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

Inquiry on into alleged sexual exploitation of Jarawa women

Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana.

Feb 11, 2014, 14:25 PM IST