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Dec 30, 2018
Narendra Modi remembers freedom fighters in Port Blair, will pay tribute to Subash Chandra Bose at Marina ParkNarendra 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.
Dec 25, 2018
Andaman's Ross, Neil and Havelock islands to be renamed after Netaji Subash Chandra Bose on 75th anniversary of his visitThe 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.
Nov 22, 2018
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
Aug 24, 2018
5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands; no casualty, property loss reportedThe 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.
Jul 07, 2017
Posting Andaman tribes' videos on social media now punishable; tribal commission seeks removal of content from YouTubeAction 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
May 01, 2015
Moderate 5.1 magnitude quake hits Andamans, no Tsunami warning issuedA 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.
Apr 22, 2015
Al Jazeera penalised for showing wrong India map, off air for five daysAl 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."
Mar 14, 2014
New data shows missing plane was flown towards Andaman IslandsTwo 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.
Jun 12, 2013
New alert system in Andaman can predict tsunamis in 3 minuteshe 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.
Mar 06, 2013
Tourism in Jarawa reserve should comply with new rules: SCThe 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.