Puducherry Lt Governor extends Ramzan greetings

Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, Lt General (retired) AK Singh, has greeted people on the occasion of Ramzan.

India to get two more missile test facilities

India will set up two more missile test range facilities, one each in Andhra Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Lt Governor AK Singh assumes additional charge of Puducherry

Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lt Gen (Retd) A K Singh, given additional charge of Union Territory of Puducherry after the sacking of incumbent Virendra Kataria, assumed office.

I was awe-struck on visiting Cellular Jail: Abir Chatterjee

Actor Abir Chatterjee is still enamoured about his visit to the historic Cellular Jail in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where a Bengali film was shot for the first time in recent years.

Monitor Puducherry`s financial position: Rajnath asks officials

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday directed his officials to closely and effectively monitor the "precarious financial position" of Puducherry.

Saradha scam raked up in LS by BJP member

The Saradha chit fund scam was raked up by a BJP member in Lok Sabha on Tuesday in a bid to corner Trinamool Congress.

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.

Voting in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday

Fifteen candidates will battle it out Thursday in the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a picturesque archipelago of 572 islands situated in the Bay of Bengal.

15 candidates fight it out for lone LS seat in Andamans

The Union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands goes to poll Thursday to send its lone representative to the Lok Sabha.

Lok Sabha poll campaigning ends in Andamans

Campaigning for election to the lone Lok Sabha seat in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on April 10 ended at 5 pm.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The scenic Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands comprise of 572 islands and lies at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.

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.

India to deploy helicopters, ships in Malaysian jet search

India`s defense ministry instructed the joint command on the remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday to deploy ships, aircraft and helicopters to search for a missing Malaysian airliner, said a command spokesman Harmeet Singh.

Remnants of LTTE trying to make Andaman and Nicobar islands safe haven?

Are the islands of Andaman and Nicobar potential terror hubs?
Yes, feels the administration of the Union Territory, which has said the possibility of left out LTTE cadre trying to make them a safe haven cannot be ruled out.

Inquiry on into alleged 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.

Andaman airport to have night landing facility within 6 months

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

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.

Andaman tragedy: PM announces ex-gratia for boat tragedy victims

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday sanctioned an ex-gratia of two lakh rupees to the families of those killed in a boat tragedy at Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Andaman tragedy: PM announces ex-gratia for boat tragedy victims

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday sanctioned an ex-gratia of two lakh rupees to the families of those killed in a boat tragedy at Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Three detained in connection with Andaman boat tragedy

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.