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Andaman and Nicobar islands


CBI books Army officer in Andaman for corruption in procurement of ration

May 13, 2022 2:34 pm

Lt Col-rank officer took bribes from 2 suppliers, says CBI FIR.

Southwest Monsoon may arrive a week early over South Andaman Sea: IMD

May 13, 2022 3:51 am

With the forecast on likely early arrival of monsoon, the behaviour of cyclone Asani is also being factored in to assess the flow of monsoon winds and other conditions in the South Andaman Sea.

Five NDRF teams deployed as heavy rain, gusting winds to affect Andaman and Nicobar Islands

March 20, 2022 1:03 pm

The storm is most likely to cross off along the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and as such there is no direct threat to mainland India.

Cyclone Asani, first cyclone of 2022, to develop in the Bay of Bengal

March 17, 2022 3:55 pm

While heavy rain is forecast over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the cyclone will likely not affect mainland India.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands rural polls & Port Blair Municipal Council election to be held on March 6

January 29, 2022 2:07 pm

Election to the gram panchayat of Netaji Nagar and Hut Bay will not be held, a press note issued by the Election Commission, Andaman and Nicobar Islands said on Friday.

Explained: Why a peak in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is now named after Manipur

October 20, 2021 3:45 pm

The Centre has rechristened Mount Harriet, a historical tourist spot in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, as 'Mount Manipur'. What is the connection?

Many freedom fighters did not get their due: Amit Shah

October 20, 2021 11:31 am

The Union home minister said that the Manipur government has plans to build a memorial at the spot and he added that the memorial will inspire tourists, the youth and the younger generation across the country on how to fight with limited resources.

‘Distressing... have some shame’: Amit Shah targets Savarkar critics

October 16, 2021 2:56 am

“Veer Savarkar was not given the title of Veer by any government but by the 130 crore Indians to acknowledge his courage and patriotism. Some people are raising questions on his life today. It is very distressing,” Shah said in his address to a gathering at Port Blair cellular jail in Andaman and Nicobar.

Andaman MP demands UT admin operate passenger vessels from Chennai, Kolkata to Port Blair

September 04, 2021 12:16 pm

The Congress MP said many islanders stranded in Chennai and Kolkata have informed him that due to high airfare, they are unavailable to reach Port Blair from mainland.

In a first, small drones help study India's threatened marine species

July 27, 2021 12:11 pm

During the survey, the team recorded mother and calf pairs of dugongs, sea turtles, spotted eagle ray, zebra shark, stingrays, needlefish, squids, and several fish shoals.


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