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Andaman and Nicobar islands


UT admin to conduct random testing in Jarawa tribal group

August 29, 2020 4:59 am

There are six notified Scheduled Tribes in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Explained: Covid-19 reaches the Great Andamanese, why is this worrying?

August 29, 2020 9:19 am

While five among the nine Great Andamanese who are infected with Covid-19 are residents of Port Blair, four live in the remote Strait Island that is reserved for the tribe.

Andaman and Nicobar islands get a major upgrade after Airtel launches ultra-fast 4G

August 18, 2020 3:16 pm

Airtel has launched its ultra-fast 4G in the islands, with which the people in the region can finally be connected to the digital superhighway...

Lakshadweep to be connected with undersea optical fibre cable in 1,000 days: PM Modi

August 15, 2020 12:34 pm

Not just Lakshadweep, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that in the upcoming 1000 days all six lakh Indian villages will be connected with optical fibre. 

PM Modi inaugurates 2,312-kilometre undersea optical fibre cable link between Andaman-Chennai

August 10, 2020 1:33 pm

"The bigger the project, the more number of challenges. Am glad that after all the delays, we have completed the work. It is our duty to provide telecom services to the hardworking people of one of the most important regions," Modi said.

PM to inaugurate submarine cable connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Aug 10

August 07, 2020 6:02 pm

The submarine optical fibre cable link will deliver bandwidth of 2 x 200 Gigabits per second (Gbps) between Chennai and Port Blair, and 2 x 100 Gbps between Port Blair and the other islands.

Three medium-intensity earthquakes hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands

July 17, 2020 10:38 pm

Two of the quakes of magnitude of more than five occurred within a span of 40 minutes.

Passenger ship service from Chennai to Andaman resumes after nearly two months

May 30, 2020 8:01 pm

The passengers were allowed to board the ship by following social distancing while their baggages were disinfected. They also underwent 'infra red thermal scanner' at the Port Trust terminal in Chennai.

Southwest monsoon to reach Andaman Sea on May 16 : IMD

May 13, 2020 3:13 pm

At its present position, the Met experts have predicted and traced a cyclone track that shall pass along West Bengal and Bangladesh.

Low pressure in Andaman Sea to bring heavy rain in next few days: IMD

April 30, 2020 1:16 am

Meanwhile, heavy rain and associated thunderstorm activity will lash parts of Kerala, Mahe, Goa, north interior Karnataka and Maharashtra, IMD said


15 years on: Heartbreaking photos from the devastating tsunami of 2004

December 27, 2019 11:51 am

December 26 marked 15 years since a 9.1 magnitude quake off the coast of Indonesia's Aceh province triggered a tsunami that killed more than 2,30,000 people in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and nine other countries.

From river rafting to scuba diving: You must try these adventure activities this summer

May 18, 2019 11:40 am

Planning to enjoy some adventure activities this summer? Then you have reached the right place. These places across the country are sure to make your vacation full of fun!


Express Eye for Detail 14: J&K crisis, Sushma Swaraj out of 2019 race, American tourist in Andaman and more

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

This week we look at the strange situation in Jammu & Kashmir where a fax machine is all it took to stop three parties from coming together and forming the government. What it means for Sushma Swaraj to opt out of the 2019 general election and the c