5.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Andaman and Nicobar

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the islands of Andaman and Nicobar early this morning.

Earthquake measuring 4.4 hits Nicobar Islands

A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale on Sunday hit Nicobar Islands but no damage was reported.

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.

Jarawa child with heart ailment treated at Chennai hospital

A 70-day-old Jarawa child from Andaman and Nicobar islands has succesfully undergone a surgery for a rare congenital heart condition at a private hospital in Chennai for a complex heart problem.

LS polls: NCP manifesto promises reservations for Muslims, Marathas

Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Monday promised reservations to Muslims as well as Marathas, implementation of Rajinder Sachar committee report, and support for `statehood to Andaman and Nicobar` in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, released here.

TMC announces candidates for Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar LS seats

Trinamool Congress on Friday nominated former MP Nakul Das Rai as its candidate for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim and gave the party ticket to Anita Bhakta Mondal for the Andaman and Nicobar seat.

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.

China a strategic partner, not a threat: Air Marshal PK Roy

India should look at China as a strategic partner and not as a threat, a senior military commander has said.

Owner of ferry which sank in Andamans sent to judicial custody

Owner of tourist ferry MV Aqua marine which left 21 people dead after it sank in sea while sailing from Ross Island in Andamans on January 26 has been remanded to judicial custody after her arrest.

Severe cyclone in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Several hundreds of people have been evacuated as a severe cyclonic storm with windspeed of above 110 KMPH hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday night.

India`s endangered tribal groups see rise in population

There has been a rise in population of endangered tribal groups and state governments have been asked to prepare a comprehensive conservation plan to help them grow further, the government has said.

Andaman tsunami warning system can alert in 3 min: Scientist

The Early Tsunami Warning System installed at Rangachang in Andaman and Nicobar Islands can predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake.

Tourism in Jarawa reserve should be per amended regulations: SC

SC has said tourist activity in Jarawa reserves in Andaman and Nicobar Islands would be carried out strictly in compliance with amended regulations.

Lt Gen NC Marwah relinquishes command of ANC

Commander in Chief Lt Gen NC Marwah has relinquished the command of Andaman and Nicobar command.

Monsoon expected to reach Delhi by June 29

Monsoon has hit parts of Andaman and Nicobar islands and is expected to reach Kerala by June one and Delhi by June 29.

‘Can’t go on road passing via Jarawa Reserve’

In backdrop of outrage over videos showing Jarawa women dancing before foreigners, tourists have been barred from going on Andaman Trunk Road.

Jarawas: Notice likely to Andaman administration

Taking "serious" note of new video
footage, the Scheduled Tribes
Commission said it will issue a notice to the Andaman & Nicobar administration.

Police to take action for Jarawa tourism ad: DGP

The Andaman & Nicobar Police said action will be taken against tour operators
offering trips to show members of the Jarawa tribe.

Man in video not a cop: Police on Jarawa video

Police claimed that the person who was shown in a video ordering Jarawa tribal women to dance naked in front of tourists was not a policeman.

A&N admin to serve notice to TV channels

The Andaman and Nicobar
administration today said that it would serve legal notice on
two Delhi-based TV channels telecasting a video footage
showing a group of tribal women being ordered to dance.