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Apr 01, 2019
Andaman and Nicobar hit with nine medium intensity earthquakes in two hours, last tremor measured 5.2 magnitudeNine medium intensity earthquakes, with a magnitude ranging from 4.7 to 5.2, hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Monday morning, all in a span of two hours, according to the National Centre for Seismology.
Mar 24, 2019
Bidding process opened for seaplane operations in four Andaman islands; Diglipur airport operations to begin in June 2019Seaplane operations will soon be a reality in four islands of Andamans with the opening of its bidding process, under an ambitious project to attract more tourists, officials said
Mar 19, 2019
Overfishing, coral reef degradation threaten rare parrotfish species in AndamanProtected areas like coral & algal cover significantly affect the distribution & abundance of these fish.
Feb 20, 2019
Centre identifies 7 islands in Andamans, Lakshadweep for seaplane operations; construction of two airports on high prioritySeven islands in the Andamans and Lakshadweep have been identified for seaplane operations while private sector participation has been invited for tourism-based projects in the two archipelagos, the Home Ministry said Tuesday.
Jan 17, 2019
Earthquake of 6 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands; no tsunami alert issued as sea levels show no major riseThere 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.
Jan 10, 2019
Govt spend on telecom infra, service up six-fold in 5 years to Rs 60,000 cr; average mobile data usage grows 51 timesDuring the five years, government funded installation for 2335 mobile towers in Left-wing extremism-affected areas in phase 1 with outlay of Rs 4,781 crore.
Jan 06, 2019
Cyclone Pabuk: Orange alert sounded for Andaman and Nicobar islands; storm expected to cross region tonightCyclonic storm Pabuk is currently over the Andaman sea and its neighbourhood and it has moved north-northwestwards at a speed of 20 kilometres per hour in the last six hours.
Jan 05, 2019
Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues yellow alert in Andaman and Nicobar islands; storm to make landfall on 8 JanuaryThe sea condition will be high over the Andaman Islands and the adjoining areas of by the Bay of Bengal due to the cyclonic storm "Pabuk", a home ministry official said, quoting a weather bulletin.
Dec 28, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch series of infrastructure projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on SundayPrime Minister Narendra Modi will launch several of infrastructure projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday.
Dec 01, 2018
Anthropologist Madhumala Chattopadhyay recounts being first woman to establish contact with Sentinelese, Jarawa tribesUS national John Allen Chau was killed by the Sentinelese tribe when he tried to enter their island. Madhumala Chattopadhyay, who was the first woman to visit this tribe, as well as the Jarawas and Onges, speaks about how she established friendly contact with them and learnt about their way of life