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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......

Polytechnics the pivot point for Make in India dream

The polytechnic graduate is on the front line of our war to establish a vibrant manufacturing sector in India, says Ajit Balakrishnan. Last weekend I found myself in Shillong staring out of the......

If Air India ceases to exist, who will be the biggest gainer?

Without Air India, the government stands to make significant savings. Assuming the practice of subsidised air travel continues, government servants and others will enjoy the option of the dynamic......

It's not Bengaluru or Patna, these 98 places will be 'Smart Cities'!

Modi government's ambitious ‘Smart Cities’ project has shortlisted 98 cities but Bengaluru and Patna don't figure in the list. Image: Jaipur has been selected to be turned into a Smart......

'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).......

Feel privileged to get a national call-up: Tait

‘The ball's in my court. If I get a game, run in and take wickets, and we win, I suppose I have a realistic chance’ Image: Australian speedster Shaun Tait. Photograph: Hamish......

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......
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India is largest producer of coir in the world

New Delhi: India is the largest producer of coir in the world with a production of 5,42,000 MT which comes to around 55% of world production of... ...

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Mercury to transit Sun on May 9

NEW DELHI: You will have the opportunity to witness one of the rare astronomical events - a transit of Mercury across the face of the Sun - on May... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/A-rare-astronomical-event-Mercury-to-transit-Sun-on-May-9/articleshow/52139924.cms
SSSVS congratulates Prof Neeta Moha...

The President and members of Swadheenta Sangram Senani Vanshaj Samity have congratulated Prof. Neeta Mohanty, Dean, Institute of Dental Science,... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-sssvs-congratulates-prof-neeta-mohanty-107760
Admin's inefficiency causes acute water crisis

The acute crisis of drinking water in Port Blair was not mitigated because of the repeated cancellation of tenders for Phase-II of the project... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-admin-s-inefficiency-causes-acute-water-crisis-107768
GRAPEVINE

Flesh Trade Rumours are rife that some college girls from inter- islands who are staying in girls hostel at Port Blair are indulging in flesh... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-grapevine-107766

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