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Voting begins for lone Andaman and Nicobar islands LS seat

Apr 10, 2014

Voting begins for lone Andaman and Nicobar islands LS seat

Polling began today in the 386 polling stations spread across the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands to elect the lone Lok Sabha member amid palpable enthusiasm among voters. #Voting #general elections #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Andaman Nicobar islands
Andamans Inquiry on into alleged exploitation of Jarawa women

Feb 11, 2014

Andamans Inquiry on into alleged exploitation of Jarawa women

Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana. #India #NewsTracker #Andaman and Nicobar Islands #Port Blair #Jawara tribe #Great Andaman Trunk Road
Andaman Nicobar Islands to get automated disaster alert system

Feb 05, 2014

Andaman Nicobar Islands to get automated disaster alert system

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands' administration is in the process of putting in place an automated disaster alert system, in a bid to reduce delay in passing on information about approaching natural disasters. #India #NewsTracker #Port Blair #AK Singh #Andaman Nicobar islands #INCOIS
Boat tragedy PM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhs for victims' kin

Jan 27, 2014

Boat tragedy PM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhs for victims' kin

Manmohan Singh condoled the loss of lives in the boat tragedy and announced the relief from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund, according to a statement here. #Manmohan Singh #NewsTracker #PM #Andaman and Nicobar Islands #Ex gratia #Boat tragedy #victims of boat tragedy

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Indian navy jeopardising pristine Nicobar island?

Sep 16, 2012

Indian navy jeopardising pristine Nicobar island?

A small Nicobar island has been carefully protected by three family clans for years. Now the Indian Navy wants the island for target practice and the clans are aghast. Will the island's ecosystem survive the missiles? #ThatsJustWrong #Indian Navy #Nicobar Island #Tillanchong