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LS polls: Andaman witness 70 percent turnout

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 10:18

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

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 19:47

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 14:25

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.

India for maintaining Code of Conduct in South China Sea

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 16:40

India is looking for an amicable solution for the present situation in South China Sea, but is also for maintaining a Code of Conduct for all countries so that tensions do not escalate, a senior airforce official said on Saturday.

Andaman airport to have night landing facility within 6 months

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 16:30

The international airport is likely to be equipped with night landing facility in six months with the Andaman and Nicobar administration taking steps to improve infrastructure.

Post boat tragedy, Andamans proposes stringent norms

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 16:28

In the aftermath of the boat mishap that claimed 21 lives off Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration has proposed a slew of safety guidelines to ensure safety of tourists.

Lessons from the Andaman boat tragedy

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 09:09

The recent boat tragedy in the Andamans has come as a shock for me. Not because I lost someone in the tragedy, but because I have been a recent visitor to these exotic islands.

Three detained in connection with Andaman boat tragedy

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 16:11

Three persons, including the owner of the overcrowded tourist boat which capsized in the Andaman Sea near here in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, were on Monday detained.

Prez condoles loss of lives in boat tragedy

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 15:13

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed grief over the loss of lives in the boat tragedy in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and asked authorities to expedite relief and rescue efforts.

Andaman boat tragedy: Toll mounts to 22; MHA gets report

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 10:52

The tragic boat accident in Andaman and Nicobar Islands has once again brought to focus the impunity with which safety guidelines are flouted by boat owners to earn a quick buck.

PM expresses shock over loss of lives in Andaman boat tragedy

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 01:38

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday expressed shock over the boat tragedy that took place in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and asked all central agencies to assist in rescue operations.

Two couples from Thane go missing in Andaman boat tragedy

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 01:00

Two couples from here are feared dead in a boat tragedy at Andaman islands on Sunday, sources said here.