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Kandla, Guwahati, Andaman to get new ship maintenance facility

New state-of-art maintenance facility for ships will be set up in Kandla (Gujarat), Guwahati (Assam) and Andaman soon, Union Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari, said here on Saturday.

Monsoon progress sluggish, to miss forecast date in Kerala

Monsoon progress sluggish, to miss forecast date in Kerala

The onset of southwest monsoon over Kerala has been delayed from the date forecast by the Met department due to its "sluggish" pace.

New surveillance system to protect Jarawa tribe in Andaman

 A month after French filmmakers were found to have intruded into the protected Jarawa tribal reserve, the Andaman and Nicobar administration has decided to upgrade surveillance system in the area.

Owner of ferry which sank in Andamans sent to judicial custody

Owner of tourist ferry MV Aqua marine which left 21 people dead after it sank in sea while sailing from Ross Island in Andamans on January 26 has been remanded to judicial custody after her arrest.

Slight intensity quake off Little Andaman

An earthquake of slight intensity today hit an area off the east coast of Little Andaman, but there was no immediate report of any damage or casualty.

Maha, Andamans, keen to follow Goa`s lifeguard for

Goa`s unique beach management and lifeguard services innovation has spurred other state governments in India to emulate the example, an official said here Friday.

Quake of moderate intensity strikes Andaman

An earthquake of moderate intensity on Thursday on night jolted the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

`Foreign NGOs pressuring govt on Andaman road`

The Andaman spokesperson said there was a "concerted effort" by vested interests to pressurise the Govt for the closure of the Andaman Trunk Road.

Chidambaram to distribute RICs in Andamans

Union Home Minister P
Chidambaram will distribute the first tranche of Resident
Identity Cards (RIC) among villagers near Port Blair,

Fake driving licence racket busted in Andaman

Police busted a fake driving
licence racket in Port Blair and arrested eight persons for
forgery and cheating, a senior police officer said.

Govt to enhance security of Andaman & Lakshadweep

Against the backdrop of reports
of increased Chinese presence in the Indian Ocean, Government has beefed up security in the strategically located Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands.

Myanmarese poachers captured in Andaman

Altogether 15 Myanmarese poachers along with their boats were captured and a large
quantity of sea cucumbers were seized from high seas of Landfall island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Netaji Subhas Museum at Andaman soon

An old NGO will set up Bose`s Museum at the historic Netaji Club in Port Blair.

Commercial seaplane service begins in Andaman

The commercial operation of
India`s first seaplane - Jal Hans - began on Monday at Port Blair
in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Andaman & Nicobar to have runways every 100 miles

After Port Blair, the Andaman and
Nicobar Islands are now set to have full-length `all weather
and all aircraft` runways after every 100 miles, an official

Moderate intensity quake hits Andaman

A moderate intensity
earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit Andaman
Islands Tuesday, the Meteorological Department said.

Andaman tribals not primitive: Jairam Ramesh

Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday objected to calling the native tribals of Andaman and Nicobar "primitive tribes" even as their decreasing numbers continue to be a major concern.

7.7-magnitude quake hits Andaman

A massive earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale has struck the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Andaman & Nicobar to be major amphibious warfare base

India is planning to convert its
Andaman and Nicobar tri-services command into an major
amphibious warfare hub by setting up full-fledged training

String of military airstrips to strengthen Andaman’s defence

Andaman and Nicobar islands will get its air defence infrastructure bolstered with the tri-service military command here working on a project to strengthen a string of airstrips for operating both transport and fighter aircraft.