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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......

Air India continues to sink, when will the govt wake up?

The Union government has no 'Buy India' policy, but has a 'Buy Air India' policy, notes Rathin Roy. Image: AI has me of the highest paid employees in the public sector, with the lowest......

SpiceJet resumes operation, pays cash to buy jet fuel

The Civil Aviation Ministry's decision not to allow SpiceJet to take bookings beyond 30 days turned counter-productive, affecting its daily earnings. Troubled airline SpiceJet on Thursday resumed......

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......

'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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Ace Badraan excels

Ace Badraan, Only Prince, Auriga, Toroloco and Heaven Is Here excelled when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning (May 2). Inner... ...

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INTUC pledges continued support for working class

INTUC and its affiliated Trade Unions took out a procession from Gandhi Bhavan at the allotted routes within Port Blair Municipal areas in... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-intuc-pledges-continued-support-working-class-84435
May Day procession by CITU in Isles

Centre of Indian Trade Unions has organized various programmes throughout the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to celebrate the May Day 2015 on 1st May.... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-may-day-procession-citu-isles-84433
Residents laud door to door waste collection by PBMC

The pilot project launched by the Port Blair Municipal Council on 1st April for the door to door collection of garbage in Wards No. 13 and 14 has... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-residents-laud-door-door-waste-collection-pbmc-84444
Judicial Magistrate over AIR

'KANOON KI BAAT' programme will be broadcast Over AIR Port Blair on 4th May 2015 at 0725hrs. In this programme an interview with Judicial... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-judicial-magistrate-over-air-84439

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