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India hunts for missing Malaysian plane near Port Blair

The search for the missing Malaysian airliner under India's ‘Operation Searchlight’ has been expended to the Bay of Bengal area 900km west of Port Blair by the navy, the defence......

At least 21 killed as boat capsizes in Andaman

At least 21 persons died on Sunday when a tourist boat carrying them capsized in the Bay of Bengal near Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, official sources said. The boat carrying 45......

Top US admiral to visit India during war game

Top US military official Vice Admiral William Douglas Crowder will visit Chennai and Port Blair during September 6-8, coinciding with the participation of the formation commanded by him in the......

Struck by tsunami, isolated by geography

At the best of times, the normal travel time between Chennai on the Indian mainland and Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, is 50 to 60 hours by ship. And that is the easy......

Tsunami's drifters

The road to the Brichgunj camp winds up a picturesque hill that overlooks the Port Blair airport runway. Shamsher, the Punjabi driver of our Maruti car, had said the ride wasn't going to be smooth,......

Port Blair-Pune SpiceJet flights soon

Domestic budget airline, SpiceJet, will introduce air services from Chennai to Port Blair and to Pune from the October 5, a top airline official said on Tuesday.It would also start operating to......

Port Blair, Phuket in tourism pact

In a unique arrangement the capital city of Andaman and Nicobar islands has joined hands with Thailand's beach resort of Phuket to promote tourism, trade and commerce in the two popular tourist......

Govt to market Indian airports in Chicago

Aiming at enhancing connectivity in different parts of the country, Airports Authority of India (AAI) is showcasing 29 metro and non-metro airports for domestic and global airlines to start......

First 5 no-frills airports to come up in 4 states

The first five no-frills airports would come up in four states and the work would begin in the next six months. The airports, which have been shortlisted from 50 cities and towns in remote areas......

Bangalore beats Mumbai, Delhi as airlines' favourite hub

Bangalore Airport. Photograph: Courtesy, GVK   The Bangalore airport  has been aggressively marketing itself and pushing airlines to launch flights on new regional routes with......

'Rakta Charitra 2 is Vivek and Suriya's film'

Priyamani is heading for the big league after getting opportunities to do films with big directors like Mani Ratnam and S S Rajamouli, and actors like Nagarjuna (Ragada is their latest project).......

Will Krish do a Gamyam with Vedam?

There's plenty of reasons why we should look forward to the Telugu film Vedam. For starters, it's Radhakrishna (Krish) Jagarlamudi's second film after Gamyam, which won many awards. Then there's......

Kids take over the box office

Hollywood's biggest stars George Clooney and Johnny Depp might well be in their forties but the next generation (or is that next to next gen?) isn't far behind at all. Teenage superstars are......

Oscars 2010: The big fight for Best Picture

Ten nominees stand for Best Picture this year for the first time since 1944, the category having been expanded to include both more mainstream and more obscure films.   This year's......

Quiz: Guess the real names of these stars

What's in a name, you ask? Well, a lot actually.   While some are born with catchy names, others not so lucky, have taken matters in their own hands. Like Mallika Sherawat, for......

Zaheer Khan honing skills in South Africa

After working on his fitness in France, Indian pacer Zaheer Khan is now honing his skills with South African provincial team Knights in an attempt to regain his place in the Indian national squad.......

Milestones to Test match #2000

As India and England prepare to square off in the first Test of the four-match series at Lord's, Rajneesh Gupta presents the many landmarks on the road to the 2000th match of cricket's longest......

Hayden digs up old graves of '04 Test in new autobiography

Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden has re-opened a seven-year-old controversy by claiming that ex-India captain Sourav Ganguly and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh chickened out of the......

Vishy Anand to welcome QBR to Chennai

Four-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand will be among the few sportspersons who will welcome the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) for theDelhi Commonwealth Games when it reaches Chennai on......
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Q. ''CITY'' Which city in India you would like to visit in near future and why ? :)
Alaina:  A.  more

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Q. The Capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is A. ShillongB. Port BlairC. KavarattiD. Colombo
Nauty:  A. Port Blair and other towns in Andaman Nicobar Islands - to see how this part of the country which is physically cut off from the main land has developed. more

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Freedom fighters and prisons

"Veer Savarkar spent 10 years of his life in isolation in this tiny and dark cubicle," the Port Blair prison tourist guide said. We looked in... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/freedom-fighters-and-prisons/article1-1278730.aspx
Cultural Festival Virasat in Nove...

The Department of Art & Culture shall be organizing a two- day cultural festival Virasat at Port Blair on 23rd and 24th November 2014 in... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-cultural-festival-virasat-november-70095
All India Civil Services Tournament

The Central Civil Services Cultural and Sports Board (CCSCSB) under the Department of Personnel and Training, GOI in collaboration with the State... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-all-india-civil-services-tournament-70094
ALHW celebrates raising day today

The Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works is organizing a cultural evening on Saturday (October 25, 2014) in Port Blair, as part of its 49th Raising... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-alhw-celebrates-raising-day-today-70090
Measures to ensure safe, wholesome food to consumers

The District Food Safety Unit under the overall supervision of the District Magistrate, South Andaman is taking all measures to ensure safe and... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-measures-ensure-safe-wholesome-food-consumers-70102

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