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Narendra Modi remembers freedom fighters in Port Blair, will pay tribute to Subash Chandra Bose at Marina Park
India

Narendra Modi remembers freedom fighters in Port Blair, will pay tribute to Subash Chandra Bose at Marina Park

Narendra Modi arrived in Port Blair on 29 December to hold various engagements, including the renaming of three islands. Ross Island, Neil Island and Havelock Island will be renamed as Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Island, Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep, respectively to mark the 75th year of freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the national flag at Port Blair.

Andaman's Ross, Neil and Havelock islands to be renamed after Netaji Subash Chandra Bose on 75th anniversary of his visit
India

Andaman's Ross, Neil and Havelock islands to be renamed after Netaji Subash Chandra Bose on 75th anniversary of his visit

The Centre has decided to rename three islands of Andaman. According to reports, the three islands — Ross, Neil and Havelock — will be renamed Netaji Subash Chandra Bose island, Shaheed dweep, and Swaraj dweep, respectively.

Killed US missionary John Chau wanted to convert isolated Sentinelese tribe to Christianity; told them ‘Jesus loves you’
India

Killed US missionary John Chau wanted to convert isolated Sentinelese tribe to Christianity; told them ‘Jesus loves you’

John Allen Chau, 27, an American missionary was attacked last week when he set foot on the remote North Sentinel Island in the Indian Ocean

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.

Posting Andaman tribes' videos on social media now punishable; tribal commission seeks removal of content from YouTube
India

Posting Andaman tribes' videos on social media now punishable; tribal commission seeks removal of content from YouTube

Action will be taken against those who have uploaded videos and pictures of the protected Jarawa and other tribal communities of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on social media, the government on Friday said

Moderate 5.1 magnitude quake hits Andamans, no Tsunami warning issued
India

Moderate 5.1 magnitude quake hits Andamans, no Tsunami warning issued

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit Andaman Islands on Friday afternoon at 2.28 PM, reports IBM Live. The epicentre of the quake is 135 km southwest of Port Blair.

Al Jazeera penalised for showing wrong India map, off air for five days
India

Al Jazeera penalised for showing wrong India map, off air for five days

Al Jazeera today only showed a blank screen with a message saying that "as instructed by the ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available from 00.01 hours on 22nd April till 00.01 hours on 27th April 2015."

New data shows missing plane was flown towards Andaman Islands
World

New data shows missing plane was flown towards Andaman Islands

Two sources said an unidentified aircraft that investigators believe was Flight MH370 was following a route between navigational waypoints - indicating it was being flown by someone with aviation training.

New alert system in Andaman can predict tsunamis in 3 minutes
India

New alert system in Andaman can predict tsunamis in 3 minutes

he Early Tsunami Warning System installed at Rangachang in Andaman and Nicobar Islands can predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake, Chief Scientist of National Institute of Ocean Technology Vinith Kumar said.

Tourism in Jarawa reserve should comply with new rules: SC
India

Tourism in Jarawa reserve should comply with new rules: SC

The Supreme Court has said tourist activity in Jarawa reserves in Andaman and Nicobar Islands would be carried out strictly in compliance with the amended regulations.