Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Airport in Port Blair flooded with rainwater, at least nine flights delayed

Airport in Port Blair flooded with rainwater, at least nine flights delayed

Ankle-deep rainwater filled the baggage screening and collection areas affecting operations.

May 30, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
5.0 earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

5.0 earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A moderate quake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale, was recorded off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday night, the IMD reported.

Dec 22, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Andaman limestone caves: Enchanting journey into the unknown

Andaman limestone caves: Enchanting journey into the unknown

The cave is said to have surfaced from the bottom of the sea after an earthquake.

Dec 07, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
ISRO to aid coastal security to thwart possible terror attacks

ISRO to aid coastal security to thwart possible terror attacks

ISRO will provide 1,000 transponders by March next year as part of the coastal security ring, being set up to thwart terrorist attacks on the lines of the 26/11 Mumbai carnage.

Nov 25, 2017, 06:14 AM IST
Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise: In Pics

Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise: In Pics

The main objective of the exercise was to practice & validate procedures and drills of all the Command forces aimed at defending Andaman & Nicobar Islands.  

Nov 24, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman to spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Nirmala Sitharaman to spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an official statement said on Tuesday.

Oct 17, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
India weather forecast: Heavy rainfall expected in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

India weather forecast: Heavy rainfall expected in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

India Meterologoical Department (IMD) has said that favourable conditions are developing for further withdrawal of Southwest monsoon.

Oct 14, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
4.5 magnitude quake hits Andaman and Nicobar islands

4.5 magnitude quake hits Andaman and Nicobar islands

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman and Nicobar Island region on Saturday. 

Sep 16, 2017, 08:02 AM IST

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.

Jul 12, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
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.

May 28, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

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.

May 17, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

''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.

May 16, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
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.

May 03, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
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.

Mar 22, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
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.

Mar 14, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
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.

Feb 09, 2017, 15:38 PM IST
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.

Feb 05, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
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.

Dec 09, 2016, 12:19 PM IST
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.

 

Sep 07, 2016, 11:51 AM IST
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.

Sep 07, 2016, 08:37 AM IST

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