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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.

2016's biggest mystery: Missing IAF AN-32

2016's biggest mystery: Missing IAF AN-32

The Indian Air Force's AN-32 plane, which was en route to Port Blair from Chennai, went missing over the Bay of Bengal on July 22.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: All 2,376 stranded tourists evacuated

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: All 2,376 stranded tourists evacuated

Havelock Island is the largest chain of Islands and is a famous tourist destination, and is located 40 km from the capital Port Blair.

Tourists stranded in Andamans are safe, efforts on for early evacuation: Rajnath Singh

Tourists stranded in Andamans are safe, efforts on for early evacuation: Rajnath Singh

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. 

All on board missing AN-32 'presumed dead', says IAF

The 29 people on board the AN-32 plane that went missing over the Bay of Bengal on July 22 have been "presumed dead" and their families informed, Indian Air Force officials said on Thursday.

Army asks police to find if drones being flown in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Amidst concerns that drones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Army has asked the Union Territory administration to investigate the matter.

A month on, search continues for missing IAF aircraft AN-32

A month since it went off radar enroute Port Blair, the search for the missing AN-32 aircraft of Indian Air Force continues without any concrete evidence about the fate of the aircraft.

'Some objects' spotted as search for missing IAF AN-32 aircraft enters sixth day

'Some objects' spotted as search for missing IAF AN-32 aircraft enters sixth day

Some objects were spotted as the co-ordinated search for the missing aircraft AN-32 of the IAF continued for the sixth day on Wednesday.

Search for missing IAF AN-32 aircraft continues for sixth day

The co-ordinated search for the missing aircraft AN-32 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) continued for the sixth day on Wednesday in the extended area of the Bay of Bengal between Chennai and Port Blair.

Did Indian Air Force's AN-32 plane vanish due to catastrophic accident?

Did Indian Air Force's AN-32 plane vanish due to catastrophic accident?

Naval and Coast Guard ships continued to search for the missing Indian Air Force AN-32 aircraft with 29 people on board in the Bay of Bengal on Saturday, with no sightings of any debris so far.

No trace of missing IAF AN-32 plane as yet; Defence Minister undertakes aerial survey

No trace of missing IAF AN-32 plane as yet; Defence Minister undertakes aerial survey

The plane was 280 kilometres east of Chennai when it fell off the radar.

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.