Andaman and Nicobar

Mumbai, Chennai stare at severe flooding, says climate change report

The report talks about the alarming levels at which glaciers are melting and how it has already contributed to decline in agricultural yields in mountain regions, including Hindu Kush Himalaya.

published on : 26th September 2019

'Andaman, Nicobar Islands may not be habitable': report

The Special Report prepared by the IPCC has cautioned that warming of oceans will increase the frequency and severity of climatic events like cyclones in India.

published on : 25th September 2019

Coast Guard wants to install surveillance radar station in Car Nicobar

India is building a network of such radar stations in the Indian Ocean region and the coastal surveillance radar is the primary sensor for Integrated Coastal Surveillance System (ICSS).

published on : 1st August 2019

Spotted deer, Indian bullfrogs are threatening A&N islands’ ecosystem

Researchers have found that these deer cause changes, read reduction, in vegetation cover on the islands, which negatively influence abiotic factors such as temperature, moisture and light intensity. 

published on : 26th July 2019

Spotted deer, bullfrogs posing threat to native species of Andamans, says report

The NBA report states that the spotted deer, also known as chital, has been identified as a potential threat to the native floral and faunal diversity of the Andamans as it eats up the forest cover.

published on : 25th July 2019

Coastal security exercise commences

The two-day Coastal security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ began in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Wednesday to check the effectiveness of Coastal Security mechanism in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

published on : 20th June 2019

5.8-magnitude quake jolts Andaman and Nicobar islands

The quake, which had its epicentre in the Andaman islands, occurred at 6:09 am, the National Centre for Seismology said.

published on : 22nd May 2019

20 tremors hit Andaman and Nicobar islands​ in a span of 11 hours

The first jolt with a magnitude of 4.9 occurred at 5.14 AM, followed by another jolt with a magnitude of 5 a couple of minutes later.

published on : 1st April 2019

With an eye on China's growing presence in Indian Ocean, Navy commissions third air base in Andamans

The new base -- INS Kohassa was inaugurated by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba in the presence of top naval commanders.

published on : 24th January 2019

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reviews Andaman command's operational readiness

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday reviewed the operational readiness of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) — the first tri-service joint command of India.

published on : 15th January 2019

Kochi: Two passenger vessels for Andaman and Nicobar administration

Cochin Shipyard Limited CSL commenced the Block erection of 500 Pax cum 150 T Cargo vessels for Andaman and Nicobar Administration.

published on : 29th April 2018

Post-Dokalam, first China travel warning for tourists to India 

China has issued a travel advisory to its nationals visiting India, the first such warning after the Dokalam standoff, warning them about denial of visas to visit "restricted areas".

published on : 6th October 2017