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Pension of freedom fighters hiked by Rs 5,000

The monthly pension of freedom fighters, who were incarcerated in Cellular Jail in Andaman Islands, has been hiked by Rs 5,000 to Rs 30,000 following an announcement by Prime Minister Narendra......

Coast Guard seizes suspected boat from Myanmar

The Indian Coast Guard apprehended a boat from Myanmar moving around Andamans late on Monday night. The boat was seized after two hours of chase by ICG ships. Officials said that Coast Guard ships......

How India's trains get their names

Why is a Katra-Chennai train known as Andaman Express?Since no capitals are involved, why should a Katihar-New Jalpaiguri train be called Capital Express?What about Matysagandha Express, Padmavati......

12 quakes in the last 24 hours near Andaman Islands

The sea around the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago has witnessed 12 earthquakes in 24 hours, with almost all measuring 5 and more on the Richter scale, but no tsunami alert has been issued. The......

Malaysia, Indonesia agree to provide shelter for Rohingyas

Malaysia and Indonesia on Wednesday agreed to offer temporary shelter to 7,000 migrants stranded in the Andaman Sea, mostly the stateless Rohingyas Muslims fleeing Myanmar, in a breakthrough in the......

Monsoon to hit Kerala early this year: Skymet

The Southwest Monsoon will arrive over Andaman and Nicobar Islands between May 18 and 20. Monsoon will hit Kerala between May 28 and 30, two-three days before its normal onset date of June 1,......

Indian islands to be developed under Swiss challenge model

Govt to soon appoint consultant to explore opportunities for shortlisted Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep island clusters. The Centre is going to implement a comprehensive plan to develop Andaman......

Tribal culture tourism a growing market,but abroad

The Sentinelese tribe in the Andamans is known for its fierce attempts to avoid contact with the outside world, while the Amazon rainforest still has 44 isolated tribes. But not all tribes are......

Coffee Day Holdings to buy Gopinath Andaman resort

Coffee Day Holdings, fresh from raising Rs 1,200 crore (Rs 12 billion) from global blue-chip private equity investors, is concluding a move to acquire a luxury resort in the Andaman Islands, partly......

India to promote tuna export from Andamans

Go for tuna. That is the message Union Minister of State for Commerce Jairam Ramesh has to give to marine exporters.Addressing a workshop organised by the Marine Products Export Development......

Tsunami survivor Deborah is a top cyclist now

She was left scurrying for shelter into the forests during the 2004 Tsunami which had devastated the coast of Andaman and Nicobar Islands but nine years down the line Deborah has not only reshaped......

Spotted: IPL chairman Lalit Modi in the Andaman Islands

Reader Billy Graham Kanukolanu sent us this picture. Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi was spotted taking some time off in the Andaman Islands. Thank you, Billy, for sharing this picture!......

Railways rout Andaman 33-0

In what could be regarded as one of the most one-sided matches in the history of the game, Railways massacred a hapless Andaman and Nicobar islands 33-0 in the national hockey championships in......
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This Hoshiarpur elderly woman is on a special mission

At the age of 72, Mohinder Kaur has already visited 25 states alone and now cannot wait to visit the rest; she named them quickly as Nagaland,... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/this-hoshiarpur-elderly-woman-is-on-a-special-mission/story-1HtciNTaiJR0pglVVTNckO.html
BRAHMOS

12:21 am FOLLOW US: Pegged as the world's fastest and deadliest cruise missile, the highly manoeuvrable BRAHMOS is capable of engaging sea and... ...

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A lifelong journey of empowerment

JALANDHAR: In 1983, Mohinder Kaur of Dhoot Kalan village in Hoshiarpur joined the mahila mandal. Committed to the cause of women's empowerment,... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/A-lifelong-journey-of-empowerment/articleshow/55780512.cms
Cyclone Nada blows over, but depression may bring more rains

Chennai : Water starved Tamil Nadu is expected to receive more rains in the coming days as a depression brewing close to south Andaman is likely to... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/041216/low-pressure-may-bring-more-rain-to-tamil-nadu.html
4.8-magnitude quake strikes Andaman Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar islands are known to be high seismic zone. An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 struck Andaman Islands region earlier on Sunday,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/earthquake-andaman-islands-4409573/

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