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Coronavirus Updates: BMC sero-survey in three wards shows 57% prevalence of COVID-19 in slums, 16% in other areas
India

Coronavirus Updates: BMC sero-survey in three wards shows 57% prevalence of COVID-19 in slums, 16% in other areas

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The BMC on Tuesday said that a serological surveillance for COVID-19 infection was commissioned by NITI-Aayog, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Heroes of the Wild Frontiers: Krishnendu Bose documents lives, challenges of India's forest guards
Life

Heroes of the Wild Frontiers: Krishnendu Bose documents lives, challenges of India's forest guards

Acclaimed wildlife documentary filmmaker Krishnendu Bose's latest docuseries Heroes of the Wild Frontiers pays tribute to India’s unsung heroes of the wild. The six-episode series has been shot in some of India’s most beautiful wildlife habitats.

Depression over Bay Of Bengal has intensified into Cyclone Fani storm, says Regional Meteorological Centre
India

Depression over Bay Of Bengal has intensified into Cyclone Fani storm, says Regional Meteorological Centre

Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy falls at isolated places as very likely over Kerala on 29 and 30 April.

Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to bring rains to Tamil Nadu on 30 April; moderate rainfall likely in Puducherry, Kerala
India

Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to bring rains to Tamil Nadu on 30 April; moderate rainfall likely in Puducherry, Kerala

A low pressure area over Indian ocean and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression and later into a cyclonic storm before reaching the north Tamil Nadu coast on 30 April

Earthquake of 6 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands; no tsunami alert issued as sea levels show no major rise
India

Earthquake of 6 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands; no tsunami alert issued as sea levels show no major rise

There was no tsunami alert issued as sea levels around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands showed no major rise, said INCOIS (Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services) director SPS Shenoi.

India should abandon 'incredibly dangerous' efforts to recover US citizen John Chau's body, says tribal rights group
India

India should abandon 'incredibly dangerous' efforts to recover US citizen John Chau's body, says tribal rights group

John Allen Chau, 27, who described himself in social media posts as an adventurer and explorer, was killed by the Sentinelese tribes on 17 November when he tried to enter the North Sentinel Island — where entry of outsiders is forbidden by law— allegedly after paying to the fishermen to smuggle him.

Home ministry says killed US citizen John Chau wasn't an evangelist, violated local laws to reach North Sentinel Island
India

Home ministry says killed US citizen John Chau wasn't an evangelist, violated local laws to reach North Sentinel Island

Andaman and Nicobar Police chief Dependra Pathak said John Chau had enlisted the help of local electronics engineer Alexander and a water sports service provider and hired five fishermen to evade the patrolling teams.

5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands; no casualty, property loss reported
India

5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands; no casualty, property loss reported

The earthquake occurred at 4.19 pm and lasted for 27 seconds. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred 165 kilometres south west of Port Blair.

Tom Alter's final project, Andamans — Jewels of the Sea, revived as TV series to be aired on Epic
Entertainment

Tom Alter's final project, Andamans — Jewels of the Sea, revived as TV series to be aired on Epic

Tom Alter's Andamans —Jewels of the Sea explores the infamous Andaman Jail, Havelock and Neill Islands and Ross Island

Myanmar recovers more bodies in search of missing Shaanxi aircraft, bringing the total to 33
World

Myanmar recovers more bodies in search of missing Shaanxi aircraft, bringing the total to 33

Myanmar navy battled high winds on Saturday as they scoured the Andaman sea for wreckage from a military plane crash.

Cyclone Vardah: Andaman requests air sorties to evacuate tourists in Havelock island, send supplies
India

Cyclone Vardah: Andaman requests air sorties to evacuate tourists in Havelock island, send supplies

With Cyclone Vardah intensifying in the Bay of Bengal the Andaman and Nicobar administration on Thursday requested the Defence Ministry to provide air sorties to expedite the movement of tourists trapped in Havelock Island

Andaman and Nicobar: Around 1,400 tourists stranded due to heavy rains, govt assures rescue
India

Andaman and Nicobar: Around 1,400 tourists stranded due to heavy rains, govt assures rescue

Around 1,400 tourists are stranded at Havelock and Neil islands in the Andamans due to cyclonic weather conditions and four ships have been pressed into service by the Navy today to evacuate them.

On the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, humans and crocodiles are locked in a conflict
Life

On the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, humans and crocodiles are locked in a conflict

On the peaceful Andaman and Nicobar islands, a potentially dangerous confrontation is brewing between saltwater crocodiles and human residents

Havelock-ed: An Andaman beach holiday that exemplifies dreamy, coastal languor
Life

Havelock-ed: An Andaman beach holiday that exemplifies dreamy, coastal languor

Havelock, part of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal, offers the chance for an FOMO-free holiday that heals, quietly.

Monsoon has hit Andaman Sea, says Met Department
India

Monsoon has hit Andaman Sea, says Met Department

During the last few days, considerable increase in rainfall activity over the Bay of Bengal has also been observed.

EC releases final electoral roll for Andaman
Politics

EC releases final electoral roll for Andaman

The last entry was made on 23 March with good response from first time voters in the Union Territory, election department sources said in Port Blair.

Cell to check tourist boat operations in Andamans soon
India

Cell to check tourist boat operations in Andamans soon

Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lt Gen (Retd) AK Singh has ordered to set up an Enforcement Cell immediately to check on the operations of all tourist boats and safety of the passengers.

Tsunami alerts across countries after Indonesia quake
World

Tsunami alerts across countries after Indonesia quake

Countries with coasts adjoining the earthquake issued tsunami warnings and some advised evacuation following the massive earthquake of the Indonesian coast.