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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
Jan 18, 2019
DGCA directs airlines to make extra checks on A320neo aircraft fitted with Pratt & Whitney enginesIndiGo, and GoAir, which fly the A320neos in the country, were forced to ground the aircraft on several occasions due to issues related to the engines
Jan 03, 2019
Narendra Modi's interview to ANI hit the mark, but PM must focus on his strong point of talking directly to his audienceFive years after the NDA came to power, it’s the BJP's image that has become larger and is tarnishing the Narendra Modi brand.
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 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
Nov 22, 2018
Home ministry says killed US citizen John Chau wasn't an evangelist, violated local laws to reach North Sentinel IslandAndaman 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.
Oct 24, 2018
Nine officers working under Alok Verma transferred: CBI team probing allegations against Rakesh Asthana overhauledThe CBI has overhauled the team probing allegations of corruption against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana, bringing in completely new faces. There have been changes from the investigation officer to supervisory levels.
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.
Feb 27, 2018
Milan naval exercise: Maldives declines India's invitation to participate without giving any reasonMaldives has declined India's invitation to participate in the biennial naval exercise Milan, which starts 6 March, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said.
Feb 26, 2018
Indian Navy to host 'Milan-2018' between 6-13 March: Biennial event themed 'friendship across the seas' to be held at Port BlairThe Indian military's Andaman and Nicobar Command is going to host biennial multinational naval event 'Milan-2018' at Port Blair from 6 to 13 March with the underlying theme of "friendship across the seas", it was announced on Sunday.