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
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
Havelock Island is the largest in the chain of islands that form the Ritchie's Archipelago and belongs to the Andamans.Dec 07, 2016, 10:58 AM IST
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.Jun 06, 2015, 15:56 PM IST
The onset of southwest monsoon over Kerala has been delayed from the date forecast by the Met department due to its "sluggish" pace.May 30, 2015, 20:09 PM IST
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.Nov 28, 2014, 14:11 PM IST
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.Jan 30, 2014, 14:15 PM IST
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.Nov 03, 2013, 14:56 PM IST
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.Apr 27, 2012, 12:29 PM IST
An earthquake of moderate intensity on Thursday on night jolted the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.Mar 02, 2012, 10:39 AM IST
The Andaman spokesperson said there was a "concerted effort" by vested interests to pressurise the Govt for the closure of the Andaman Trunk Road.Feb 06, 2012, 19:18 PM IST
Union Home Minister P
Chidambaram will distribute the first tranche of Resident
Identity Cards (RIC) among villagers near Port Blair,
Police busted a fake driving
licence racket in Port Blair and arrested eight persons for
forgery and cheating, a senior police officer said.
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.
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.
An old NGO will set up Bose`s Museum at the historic Netaji Club in Port Blair.Jan 31, 2011, 20:35 PM IST
The commercial operation of
India`s first seaplane - Jal Hans - began on Monday at Port Blair
in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
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
A moderate intensity
earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit Andaman
Islands Tuesday, the Meteorological Department said.
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.Aug 09, 2010, 15:05 PM IST