Image of this rare seabird spotted near Port Blair is truly mesmerising!

Image of this rare seabird spotted near Port Blair is truly mesmerising!

White-tailed tropicbirds have very long central tail feathers usually with black bands on the wings and a yellowish beak. 

When yoga guru Baba Ramdev rode water scooter, took everyone by surprise in Port Blair - Here's the pic

When yoga guru Baba Ramdev rode water scooter, took everyone by surprise in Port Blair - Here's the pic

Baba Ramdev is known for his yoga skills. On Monday, the yoga guru took everyone by surprise when he rode a water scooter in Port Blair.

Congress' losing spree continues: BJP after winning Port Blair polls

Latching on to BJP's victory in Port Blair's local body elections, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has taken a dig at Congress saying its "losing spree" continues from mainland to islands.

Air passenger found dead in Air India flight

A 46-year-old passenger on an Air India flight from Port Blair was found dead when the aircraft landed at the airport on Saturday.

Naval ships transporting passengers stranded due to bad weather at Port Blair, Hut Bay

Naval ships have sprung into action to transport hundreds of passengers stranded at Port Blair and Hut Bay due to 'adverse' weather condition.

SAI set to appoint 119 coaches across country

Sports Authority of India (SAI) is all set to appoint more than 100 coaches on contract basis across the country to augment their availability in select disciplines.

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.

Delhi: Air India made passengers wait in bus for an hour, cancelled flight later

An Air India flight to Port Blair, via Bhubaneswar, was cancelled on Sunday morning leaving close to 60 passengers stranded inside the airport shuttle bus for at least an hour.

Air India launches flight connecting Visakhapatnam, Port Blair

 National airline Air India today launched a flight service between Visakhapatnam and Port Blair, which would reduce the travel time between the two destinations by a significant amount.

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.

Mild tremors felt in Andaman Islands

A slight intensity earthquake, measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale, shook the Andaman Islands Friday morning.

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.

SAARC policy makers, scientists discuss climate change

Policymakers and scientists from SAARC countries have begun deliberations on climate change, which is adversely affecting Ocean and marine life in the region.

SAARC scientists to review climate change impact on coral reef

SAARC scientists to review climate change impact on coral reef

Several scientists from SAARC countries will come together in Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands from tomorrow for a five-day workshop that aims to throw light on the impact of climate change on coral reefs and protection of the environment.

French filmmakers make secret documentary on Jarawa tribes, FIR filed

Two French filmmakers have been booked on the charge of trespassing into the protected Jarawa tribal reserve in the Andaman islands and filming a documentary on the threatened aboriginal tribe.

Cyclone: East Godavari admin to meet on Thursday to check preparedness

A special meeting of the East Godavari district officials will be held at Kakinada on Thursday to take stock of preparedness for cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' which is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh coast by October 12.

Param Vir Chakra Memorial dedicated to nation

A memorial built as a testimony to the sacrifices made by soldiers has been dedicated to the nation at the Marina Park here.

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.

6.5 intensity quake jolts Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale shook the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday but there were no reports of casualty or damage.

Inquiry on into alleged sexual exploitation of Jarawa women

Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana.