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Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Andaman and Nicobar 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

Journalist booked for tweeting on ‘quarantine over call with patients’

April 29, 2020 8:45 am

Explaining the arrest, DGP, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dependra Pathak told The Indian Express over the phone, “The person concerned started tweeting that the administration is doing (things) wrong".

Rename Campbell Bay island as Punjabi Tapu in memory of freedom fighters: House Committee

March 03, 2020 12:34 am

Congress MLA Harpartap Singh Ajnala said the statues of Punjabis who played important roles in freedom struggle and were kept at Cellular jail, referred to as 'Kala Pani', should be installed outside that prison by the state government

Andaman & Nicobar’s Aberdeen police station named country’s best

December 05, 2019 1:33 am

In the top 10 list, the majority of police stations are from south India.

Caught in storms, man from Andaman survives 28 days at sea, lands ashore in Odisha

October 28, 2019 11:57 am

Kujur's friend Divyaranajan however, could not make it. There is little chance of verifying the circumstances leading to Divyaranjan's death, which Kujur says happened because of drinking sea water over a sustained time period and hunger.

Explained: What is INS Baaz, and why is it important?

October 28, 2019 8:36 pm

On Friday, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh visited INS Baaz, the southernmost air station of the Indian Armed Forces and spent a day with personnel stationed there.

Weather forecast today highlights: Southwest monsoon advances into Andaman, pre-monsoon rainfall deficit drops to 22%

May 21, 2019 10:24 am

Weather forecast today highlights: Maharashtra will observe a slight relief from the ongoing dry weather around May 24. This is because an upper air Trough is expected to develop along the Konkan coast around May 22. However, a heat wave is likely to prevail over Vidarbha for the next few days.


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