Andaman to get biomass power plant: Prakash Javadekar

 Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Wednesday that his ministry has allotted Rs. 5 crore for a biomass power plant in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

TDP to launch membership drive to attain national party status

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Saturday decided to expand its reach in neighbouring states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and also in Andaman and Nicobar Islands in order to establish it as a national party.

5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands
5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit off Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday, within a week of the high intensity quake that hit Nepal and adjoining areas including parts of India.

Demand for Assembly for Lakshadweep raised in LS

A strong plea for creation of a Legislative Assembly for Lakshdweep was made by an NCP member in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday and it found instant support from BJP member representing the Andaman and Nicobar islands.

NCC inculcates discipline in youth: Puducherry CM

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Wednesday said NCC inculcates discipline, self-confidence and passion for achieving excellence among youth in addition to enabling them make excellent progress in academic career.

Mild earthquake in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A mild earthquake was reported late tonight in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale.

Vice President Hamid Ansari visits ANTRI

Vice President Hamid Ansari has shown a deep interest in the anthropological and cultural aspects of different aboriginal tribes of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands during his four-day visit there.

2004 Tsunami survivor wins gold medal in Track Asia Cycling Cup
2004 Tsunami survivor wins gold medal in Track Asia Cycling Cup

No point arguing which sports need prime time coverage. But individuals or teams, that happen to play or practice lesser known sports, fighting off odds to earn some pride for the country, they out to be appreciated, give that few little space to announce their existence too.

Lookout notice against French filmmakers for trespassing into Jarawa tribal reserve

Andaman and Nicobar police has issued a lookout notice against two French filmmakers who had allegedly trespassed into protected Jarawa tribal reserve and secretly filmed a documentary on the threatened aboriginal tribe.

Slight intensity quake hits Nicobar Islands region

An slight intensity earthquake on Thursday hit the Nicobar Islands region.

TDP launches membership enrolment drive

Telugu Desam president N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday formally launched the party's biennial membership enrollment drive by renewing his membership.

WWII vintage bomb found in Andaman islands

An unexploded bomb of World War-II era was found by tribals living in an island of Andaman after which it was disposed off safely by defence commandos, officials said on Monday.

Puducherry Lt Governor extends Ramzan greetings

Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, Lt General (retired) AK Singh, has greeted people on the occasion of Ramzan.

India to get two more missile test facilities

India will set up two more missile test range facilities, one each in Andhra Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Lt Governor AK Singh assumes additional charge of Puducherry

Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lt Gen (Retd) A K Singh, given additional charge of Union Territory of Puducherry after the sacking of incumbent Virendra Kataria, assumed office.

I was awe-struck on visiting Cellular Jail: Abir Chatterjee

Actor Abir Chatterjee is still enamoured about his visit to the historic Cellular Jail in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where a Bengali film was shot for the first time in recent years.

Monitor Puducherry`s financial position: Rajnath asks officials

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday directed his officials to closely and effectively monitor the "precarious financial position" of Puducherry.

Saradha scam raked up in LS by BJP member

The Saradha chit fund scam was raked up by a BJP member in Lok Sabha on Tuesday in a bid to corner Trinamool Congress.

LS polls: Andaman witness 70 percent turnout

Turnout for the lone Lok Sabha seat in the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands was recorded at 70 per cent on Thursday, the election office said.

Voting in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday

Fifteen candidates will battle it out Thursday in the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a picturesque archipelago of 572 islands situated in the Bay of Bengal.