Andaman and Nicobar islands

Untapping hidden resources of the mystifying Andaman

In ‘The Great Nicobar Island: India’s Southern Fortune’, Rehan Raza, an officer of the Indian Civil Services, explained the potential of tourism sites of Andaman islands.

published on : 17th November 2019

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

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

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