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'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.

Aviation experts query shift in search for Malaysian jet

Sceptical aviation analysts questioned the notion that a missing Malaysian airliner may have flown thousands of miles off course into the Indian Ocean, crossing undetected over a sensitive region bristling with military radar.

Malaysia minister confirms missing plane`s search area expanded

Malaysia confirmed that the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane had been expanded into the Indian Ocean, but declined to comment on US reports that the jet had flown for hours after going missing.

Missing Malaysian plane flown deliberately towards Andamans: Report

Military radar-tracking evidence suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flown across the Malay peninsula towards the Andaman Islands.

`Next Kargil could happen in the Andamans`

India`s next Kargil could happen in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, former Indian Navy chief Admiral Arun Prakash has said.

Skills required to be a Scuba Diving instructor

Zorawar Purohit talks about giving up a his job as an analyst to becoming a scuba diving instructor at DiveINDIA in the Andamans.

Monsoon onset in Andamans expected in 2-3 days: IMD

Aided by raging cyclone Mahasen, south west monsoon, the lifeline for millions of farmers, is all set to bring showers over the Andaman Sea in the next two to three days.

Natarajan rejects missile firing range in Andamans

The Environment Ministry has rejected an Indian Navy proposal to test fire missiles at the Tillachang sanctuary in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.

Krishna assures Andamans governor on Haj pilgrims

External Affairs minister SM Krishna has written to the Anadamans Lt Governor Bhupinder Singh that the request for increased quota for Haj pilgrims from the islands would be given due attention.

Govt to keep watch on tour operators in Andamans

In the backdrop of fresh video of
exploitation of Jarawa tribes in the Andamans, government
on Monday said it has decided to keep a close watch on tour

Chidambaram gives out smart ID cards in Andamans

The first card was given to a woman named Bhoolaxmi.

Suspected Chinese spy ship near Andamans

A suspected Chinese spy ship apparently camouflaged as a fishing trawler to possibly keep an eye on Indian military activities near the Andaman.

Andamans` first NSD graduate readies movie on Gandhiji

Made on a modest budget of Rs 25 lakh, the movie has been written, directed and produced by Naresh Chandra Lal.

Myanmarese poachers apprehended in Andamans

Twenty-six Myanmarese poachers were apprehended and two engine boats seized from near Paget island in North Andamans.

Stage set for monsoon onset over Andamans

The stage is set for the onset of
the four-month south-west monsoon season in the Andaman seas.

India prepares to tackle Chinese threat in Andamans

In view of the Chinese presence
in Myanmar`s Coco Islands, just 40 km from the Andaman and
Nicobar, India is planning to plug gaps in the islands` security
with possible induction of Sukhois, more warships and radars.