Andaman and Nicobar Islands

India’s first submarine optical cable for A&N islands to be operational by June

Major boost for Andaman & Nicobar islands; Undersea fibre-optic cable to provide hi-speed internet by June 

Jan 10, 2020, 00:03 AM IST

Indian Navy rescues pregnant woman from remote village in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Proving its mettle yet again, Indian Navy, in a swift rescue operation, safely evacuated a pregnant woman in emergency labour from a remote village in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Nov 21, 2019, 21:46 PM IST

IMD issues wraning of cyclone 'Bulbul' over Bay of Bengal

The intensifying depression which will likely concentrate into a cyclonic storm is another cyclone reported in a week following the warning issued about the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Maha' raging over the Arabian Sea.

Nov 05, 2019, 16:45 PM IST

China using its surveillance ships near Andaman and Nicobar to spy on Indian naval bases

A Chinese spy ship had recently entered into India's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and stayed there for a few days.

Sep 01, 2019, 14:41 PM IST

Lok Sabha election result 2019: Counting of votes in Goa and 4 union territories begin

The counting of votes to decide the verdict of six Lok Sabha seats in Goa, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep and Daman and Diu combined along with 536 other constituencies, began at 8 am on Thursday, May 23.

May 23, 2019, 08:26 AM IST

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP, Congress each retain 1 seat in Goa

The counting of votes for six Lok Sabha seats in Goa, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep and Daman and Diu combined along with 536 other constituencies, began at 8 am on Thursday.

May 23, 2019, 07:38 AM IST

Watch live streaming of Lok Sabha election results 2019 of Goa and four union territories

The counting of votes began at 8 am and is likely to continue till today evening.

May 22, 2019, 20:15 PM IST

Goa and four union territories set for Lok Sabha election result 2019 on Thursday

The Lok Sabha constituencies of Goa went to poll in the 2019 Lok Sabha election in the third phase on April 23.

May 22, 2019, 20:04 PM IST

Andaman And Nicobar Islands Lok Sabha Constituency: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lok Sabha constituency.

Apr 02, 2019, 20:02 PM IST

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lok Sabha constituency

The constituency of Andaman and Nicobar Islands covers the entire length and breadth of the union territory. It will vote in the first phase of Lok Sabha 2019 election - on April 11.

Apr 02, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Andaman and Nicobar Islands all set for massive makeover

The key sectors identified for the development of Andaman and Nicobar Islands include infrastructure, tourism, green energy and skill development.

Mar 25, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

Republic Day 2019: Jhanki based on Life of Mahatma Gandhi displayed in Rajpath

A total of 22 tableaux – 16 from different states and union territories and six Ministries, Departments and other institutions – presented a colorful display on the life, times and ideals of Mahatma Gandhi. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 26, 2019, 13:22 PM IST

China reacts cautiously to Indian Navy's new air base in Andaman and Nicobar islands

China has built a logistics base at Djibouti in the Indian Ocean and acquired Sri Lanka's Hambantota on 99-year lease as part of "debt diplomacy".

Jan 25, 2019, 19:35 PM IST

Indian Navy's latest sword arm INS Kohassa commissioned in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

INS Kohassa was commissioned by Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba.

Jan 24, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

Amid growing Chinese activities in Indian Ocean, Navy to commission INS Kohassa in Andaman

New Delhi has grown concerned over the presence of China`s bigger navy in its neighbourhood and the network of commercial ports it is building in an arc stretching from Sri Lanka to Pakistan that India fears could become naval outposts. 

Jan 23, 2019, 23:42 PM IST

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inspects Joint Amphibious Military Exercise in Andaman and Nicobar

Sitharaman also interacted with ex-servicemen and locals at Port Blair.

Jan 14, 2019, 21:11 PM IST

Cyclone Pabuk: Vessel services to remain suspended at Port Blair due to heavy rains

Passenger vessels plying in between Port Blair to Swaraj Dweep, Shaheed Dweep and Baratang will remain suspended due to heavy rains caused by the deep depression.

Jan 08, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Foreign tourists can now fly directly to Andaman and Nicobar islands

Foreign tourists can now directly fly to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the government has designated Port Blair airport as an authorised immigration check post for entry into and exit point from India.

Dec 31, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi renames three islands of Andaman and Nicobar, visits Cellular Jail

PM Modi also paid homage to thousands of Indian freedom fighters at the Cellular jail

Dec 30, 2018, 20:16 PM IST