Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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

Foreigners with valid papers can now fly directly to Andamans

In 2016, as many as 4,00,019 tourists, including 15,467 foreigners, visited the Andamans.

published on : 1st January 2019

Gudageri police station is fifth best in country

The police station at Gudageri in Kundgol taluk of Dharwad district has been ranked fifth among the 10 best police stations in India.

published on : 22nd December 2018

Coastal Regulation Zone nod for submarine cable system to Andamans

Currently, the only medium of providing telecom connectivity between the mainland and these islands is through satellites.

published on : 9th December 2018

American on deadly trip to Andaman and Nicobar island: 'God sheltered me'  

Police say Chau knew that the Sentinelese resisted all contact by outsiders, firing arrows and spears at passing helicopters and killing fishermen who drift onto their shore.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Andamans diary

Passengers on the first trip saw lava spewing from the volcano, which they said was a breathtaking experience.

published on : 22nd October 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