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Watch: G20 ambassadors blow conch shells to welcome India’s G20 Presidency at Swaraj Dweep
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Watch: G20 ambassadors blow conch shells to welcome India’s G20 Presidency at Swaraj Dweep

G20 ambassadors from 40 countries on Saturday blew conch shells (Shankh), which is considered auspicious as per Indian traditions, to welcome India’s G20 Presidency at Swaraj Dweep in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands
India

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale was recorded 150 km north of Diglipur in Andaman and Nicobar island, National Center for Seismology said

Earthquake of 4.4 magnitude jolts Andaman and Nicobar islands, no casualties reported
India

Earthquake of 4.4 magnitude jolts Andaman and Nicobar islands, no casualties reported

As per the initial information, the epicentre of the earthquake was around 106 kms in the East-North-East (ENE) of Diglipur in Andaman and Nicobar island and the depth of about 70 kilometres

Southwest monsoon advances over Andaman & Nicobar islands, says IMD
India

Southwest monsoon advances over Andaman & Nicobar islands, says IMD

The Andaman and Nicobar islands and adjoining areas have already been experiencing rainfall due to strengthening of south-westerly winds

IMD issues rainfall warning till 10 May for these states; read on to find out more
India

IMD issues rainfall warning till 10 May for these states; read on to find out more

The agency has predicted that the depression will turn into a cyclonic storm, which is expected to reach to the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha shores by 10 May

Cyclone Asani to intensify into deep depression during next 24 hours, says IMD
India

Cyclone Asani to intensify into deep depression during next 24 hours, says IMD

The Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and Indian Coast Guard are on stand by and Central ministries are ready with assistance if required, said ministry of home affairs

As Cyclone Asani nears, parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands witness rain, strong winds
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As Cyclone Asani nears, parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands witness rain, strong winds

Inter-island shipping services have been stopped and fishermen warned not to venture into the sea as the year's first cyclonic storm nears the archipelago

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 strikes near Andaman and Nicobar’s Port Blair; no loss of life or property so far
India

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 strikes near Andaman and Nicobar’s Port Blair; no loss of life or property so far

The earthquake was reported a few hours after tremors were felt in Bihar after an earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck at around 9.23 pm

Low Internet Speeds For Students In Andaman
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Low Internet Speeds For Students In Andaman

With internet speeds operating between 17-18 kbps, it's next to impossible to access online classes or any additional coursework for students residing in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.

Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi reviews situation; 25 NDRF teams deployed on ground, 24 teams on standby in other parts of India
India

Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi reviews situation; 25 NDRF teams deployed on ground, 24 teams on standby in other parts of India

Cyclone 'Amphan' intensified into a super cyclonic storm on Monday and is likely to move across the northeast Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi to chair high-level meet this evening; storm likely to intensify into super cyclone by Monday evening
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Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi to chair high-level meet this evening; storm likely to intensify into super cyclone by Monday evening

Cyclonic storm Amphan is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening and hit the West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts as a very severe cyclone with a wind speed upto 185 km per hour on Wednesday, the home ministry said.

Cyclone Amphan to intensify by 16 May; IMD warns of heavy rainfall across Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Odisha and West Bengal
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Cyclone Amphan to intensify by 16 May; IMD warns of heavy rainfall across Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Odisha and West Bengal

IMD said that Cyclone Amphan is likely to bring heavy rain in some parts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on 15 and 16 May, in parts of coastal Odisha on Tuesday, and in a few places in West Bengal on Wednesday

Low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm by 16 May, warns IMD
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Low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm by 16 May, warns IMD

A low pressure area, the first step in the formation of a cyclone, was formed over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea on Wednesday morning, the IMD said.

Cyclone Maha to cause rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa before making landfall in Gujarat tomorrow; system likely to weaken to 'storm'
India

Cyclone Maha to cause rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa before making landfall in Gujarat tomorrow; system likely to weaken to 'storm'

Severe cyclonic storm 'Maha' is expected to make landfall on the Gujarat coast near the Union Territory of Diu on Thursday, which will result in rainfall in parts of Maharashtra and Goa over the next two days.

Cyclone Maha: Several districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra to receive rain for next two days, predicts IMD; advises fishermen not to venture into sea
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Cyclone Maha: Several districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra to receive rain for next two days, predicts IMD; advises fishermen not to venture into sea

Apart from these areas, some isolated places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Kerala and Mahe are also likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday

NITI Aayog releases SEQI: Kerala tops in quality of schools among 20 large states in India, Uttar Pradesh worst performer
India

NITI Aayog releases SEQI: Kerala tops in quality of schools among 20 large states in India, Uttar Pradesh worst performer

Kerala has emerged on top among 20 large states in terms of School Education Quality Index (SEQI), which measures quality of school education, followed by Rajasthan and Karnataka, while the most-populous Uttar Pradesh was ranked at the bottom position during 2016-17

IMD predicts heavy rains for Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch region; isolated places of Goa, Madhya Maharashtra also set for heavy downpour
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IMD predicts heavy rains for Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch region; isolated places of Goa, Madhya Maharashtra also set for heavy downpour

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that isolated places over Saurashtra and Kutch are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Saturday

IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Maharashtra, coastal AP, Telangana; lighting likely to occur over Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Maharashtra, coastal AP, Telangana; lighting likely to occur over Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

IMD on Wednesday predicted that isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are likely to witness heavy rainfall today

IMD predicts heavy rains over Rajasthan, UP, Andaman and Nicobar Islands; lightning likely over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha
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IMD predicts heavy rains over Rajasthan, UP, Andaman and Nicobar Islands; lightning likely over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, East Uttar Pradesh and East Rajasthan are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday

IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra and Odisha today; thunderstorms, squall likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands
India

IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra and Odisha today; thunderstorms, squall likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that isolated places over Vidarbha, Odisha and Madhya Maharashtra are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Friday