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SC exempts Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman-Nicobar from liquor ruling

In a relief to Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Supreme Court on Wednesday relaxed the 500 metre cap on liquor vends across the national and state highways there.

PM Narendra Modi remembers Veer Savarkar, calls on nation to visit 'Kaala Paani'

PM Narendra Modi remembers Veer Savarkar, calls on nation to visit 'Kaala Paani'

Today is the birth Anniversary of Veer Savarkarji, who wrote a book in jail named 'Manjhi Janmathe.

Travel queries grew by 53% during February-April 2017: Google

With the ongoing summer break, Google India on Wednesday revealed that the overall travel related queries went up by 53 percent during February-April, compared to the same period last year.

''Andamans should be developed as commercial hub''

Expressing confidence in the "adequate" security arrangements in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, a senior Indian Navy officer has said that the authorities should focus on developing the archipelago as a commercial hub.

Indian Army flexes 'missile muscle', test fires Brahmos Block III - MUST WATCH

Indian Army flexes 'missile muscle', test fires Brahmos Block III - MUST WATCH

Known for its bravery and extraordinary courage, Indian Army on Tuesday flexed its missile muscle.

Why the name of an Andaman island a matter of shame for Indian patriots? - BJP MP has an answer

Why the name of an Andaman island a matter of shame for Indian patriots? - BJP MP has an answer

A Bharatiya Janata Party MP on Wednesday urged in the Rajya Sabha to change the name of Havelock island in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman & Nicobar islands

5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman & Nicobar islands

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on Richter Scale hit Nicobar Islands Region around 08:21 am on Tuesday.

Strategic boost! Indian Railways to lay 240-kilometre rail track​ in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Strategic boost! Indian Railways to lay 240-kilometre rail track​ in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands all set to get its first railway track.

Tsunami survivor Deborah Herold has not met her parents for four years, to focus on Olympic qualification

Tsunami survivor Deborah Herold has not met her parents for four years, to focus on Olympic qualification

She survived the tsunami by remaining atop a tree for five days eating leaves and tea bark before rejoining her parents who got separated with her initially by the huge waves of water.

Rescue operations continue at Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 300 tourists evacuated

Rescue operations continue at Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 300 tourists evacuated

As 800 tourists remain stranded at Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands due to heavy rains and a storm, Indian Air Force on Friday announced that seventeen people have been rescued in the first shuttle.

Around 35,000 people from coastal regions of India evacuated in massive tsunami drill

Around 35,000 people from coastal regions of India evacuated in massive tsunami drill

More than 2,00,000 people were killed in December 26, 2004, tsunami, which was triggered by an undersea earthquake off Sumatra, Indonesia.

 

Is India ready to handle a tsunami? Indian Ocean-wide mock drill to ascertain today

Is India ready to handle a tsunami? Indian Ocean-wide mock drill to ascertain today

The massive exercise would involve evacuation of around 35,000 people from the coastal communities mostly in Odisha and also in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu.

Army asks police to find if drones being flown in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Amidst concerns that drones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Army has asked the Union Territory administration to investigate the matter.

Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as Lt Guv of Andaman and Nicobar

Senior BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi today assumed office as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Najma Heptulla appointed Governor of Manipur

Najma Heptulla appointed Governor of Manipur

Former Union minister Najma A Heptulla was on Wednesday appointed as the Governor of Manipur.

No trace of missing IAF AN-32 plane as yet; Defence Minister undertakes aerial survey

No trace of missing IAF AN-32 plane as yet; Defence Minister undertakes aerial survey

The plane was 280 kilometres east of Chennai when it fell off the radar.

Monsoon to reach Kerala bit early, predict weather experts

Monsoon to reach Kerala bit early, predict weather experts

The monsoon this year would reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands by May 15.

Earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit the Andaman islands in the wee hours on Wednesday.

'A blip on the radar': Are Chinese submarines prowling the depths of Andaman sea?

'A blip on the radar': Are Chinese submarines prowling the depths of Andaman sea?

A blip appeared on the coastal radar screen on Tuesday sending alarm bells ringing in the islands.

When yoga guru Baba Ramdev rode water scooter, took everyone by surprise in Port Blair - Here's the pic

When yoga guru Baba Ramdev rode water scooter, took everyone by surprise in Port Blair - Here's the pic

Baba Ramdev is known for his yoga skills. On Monday, the yoga guru took everyone by surprise when he rode a water scooter in Port Blair.