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

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.

Nine earthquakes hit Andaman & Nicobar islands in a span of two hours

The first jolt with a magnitude of 4.9 occurred at 5.14 AM, followed by another jolt with a magnitude of 5 a couple of minutes later. The last jolt was recorded at 6.54 AM with a magnitude of 5.2, it said.

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Nine quakes hit Andaman & Nicobar Islands in a span of two hours

The first jolt with a magnitude of 4.9 occurred at 5.14 AM, followed by another jolt with a magnitude of 5 a couple of minutes later. The last jolt was recorded at 6.54 AM with a magnitude of 5.2, it said.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hits Andaman Islands

Last month, mild tremors were felt in Andaman islands in the early hours on February 13 after an earthquake of 4.5 magnitude was reported in North West of Bamboo Flat which is a census town in the Andaman district.

Magnitude 6 earthquake jolts Nicobar Islands region

There were no immediate reports of loss of life or damage to property, officials said.

Raja Mandala: Integrating the island

PM’s visit to the Andamans should be an occasion for India to realise the geopolitical significance of the islands, given China’s presence in Indian Ocean.

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Missionary who intruded on Andaman Island practiced fighting tribals

For Chau, 26, the boot camp was the culmination of years of meticulous planning that involved linguistics training and studying to become an emergency medical technician, as well as forgoing full-time jobs so he could travel and toughen himself up.

American killed in Andamans: Tribal rights group asks India to abandon efforts to recover body

Survival International's Director Stephen Corry was also critical of the weakening of the restrictions and said, "the weakening of the restrictions on visiting the islands must be revoked and the exclusion zone around the island properly enforced".

US man killed in Andaman: Police team retreat after spotting armed tribals in second expedition

Andaman police is questioning the accused, trying to re-create the sequence of events and the route taken by Chau to North Sentinel Island.

It took some coconuts, and 25 years

The killing of a 27-yr-old tourist on the Andamans has brought the reclusive Sentinel tribe into the spotlight. An 83-yr-old anthropologist recalls his years of waiting, numerous visits, and many gifts, including a pig and buckets, leading up to one solitary meeting with them one fine day

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

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!

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

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

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