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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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Delhi police seeks pay revision for its officers

The Delhi police has sought revision of pay scale of sub-inspectors, inspectors and assistant commissioners of police so as to make it at par with... ...
Retired Danips officers to get financial benefits

In a major relief to about 80 retired Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service (Danips) officers, the Union home ministry has issued a... ...

A depression in the Bay of Bengal will bring rainfall over the Andaman Islands in the next two days, even as the development is most likely to... ...
Sensex Finishes Flat; Dr Reddy's & HDFC Gained the Most

Posted by Equitymaster The Indian share markets finished the day on a flat note with a negative bias. Metal and consumer durables stocks were under... ...
NTPC to set up 50-MW solar capacity in Andaman & Nicobar

State-owned power firm NTPC will set up solar projects totalling 50 MW with battery storage system at different locations in Port Blair in Andaman... ...

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