Lakshadweep

Only two of seven ships sailing to Lakshadweep, many islanders stranded for months in Kochi

Waiting for ticket, many have been staying in rented houses and lodges for nearly 2 months

published on : 27th September 2022

NIOT gets nod to set up India’s first OTEC desal plant in Lakshadweep

The OTEC technology uses the temperature difference between the cold water in the deep sea (5°C) and the warm surface seawater (25°C) to generate clean, renewable electricity.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Lakshadweep administration winds up building development board

The Lakshadweep administration has decided to wind up Lakshadweep Building Development Board (LBDB) alleging deficiencies in its functioning.

published on : 4th September 2022

More rain may add to farmers’ woes in Karnataka

Even as the south interior and other parts of Karnataka are in the grip of heavy rain for the last few days, the situation is likely to continue for the next one week.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Testing waters at kavaratti 

We caught up with Mirzana Beegum, the youngest scuba diver from Lakshwadweep, who is fearless in her pursuit of the deep waters.

published on : 17th June 2022

Kerala HC stays sedition case against Aisha Sultana

 She added that she had been falsely implicated in the case with ulterior motives and vexatious intentions.

published on : 9th June 2022

Centre announces telecom package for Lakshadweep

With this, Lakshadweep’s bandwidth is set to increase to 100 gbps from the available bandwidth of 1.71 gbps. 

published on : 28th May 2022

Heroin worth Rs 1,500 crore seized from TN fishing boats off Lakshadweep coast

The boats, Prince and Little Jesus, registered in Tamil Nadu were seized on Wednesday and brought to the Coast Guard District Headquarters in Kochi for further investigation

published on : 20th May 2022

Coming soon: Cruise service from Kerala ports to Lakshadweep, Goa

The Norka-Roots is all set to launch a major tourism initiative that will let you travel to tourist destinations such as Goa and Lakshadweep from the ports of Kerala.

published on : 24th April 2022

Four booked for attack on Lakshadweep student at Maharaja’s College hostel

A Lakshadweep native student suffered injuries after he was attacked by four students at Maharaja’s College hostel here on Sunday night.

published on : 20th April 2022

Tepid response to tenders for beach, water villas in Lakshadweep

This has forced the administration to extend the tender deadline for the third time.

published on : 19th April 2022

Sunnis resent new uniform for Lakshadweep students

SKSSF state secretariat meeting felt that the move amounts to an attack on the culture of the people of the island and destroy their independence.

published on : 11th April 2022

Lakshadweep admin prohibits gathering of people in public places

The order, issued by S Asker Ali, in his capacity as the district magistrate, will be effective till further orders from 10pm on Sunday (March 20).

published on : 21st March 2022

NCP protest march: Lakshadweep admin bans gathering in public places till further orders

The order, issued by S Asker Ali, IAS, in his capacity as District Magistrate, Union Territory of Lakshadweep, will be effective till further orders from 10 pm on Sunday (March 20).

published on : 20th March 2022

Cryptic tweet: CM Arvind Kejriwal questions posting of Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal posted a cryptic tweet on Saturday, asking if Lakshadweep Administrator Praful K Patel is being made the next Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.

published on : 13th March 2022

Rs 325 crore aid granted as PM Modi visits Ockhi-hit areas of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep

CM seeks H9K cr package; 233 TN fishermen still missing, 108 of them feared dead

published on : 20th December 2017

Congress says it has won local body polls in Lakshadweep; no confirmation yet

Congress leader and former MP M Hamdulla Sayeed said the party has secured victory in most of the seats in the district panchayat.

published on : 17th December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi in Tamil Nadu: Nagapattinam fisherman dies, body washed out near Lakshadweep

A 21-year-old fisherman from Serudhur fishing hamlet died after his boat on November 30 drowned being trapped in the rough sea near Lakshadweep due to Cyclone Ochki.

published on : 4th December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: 10 Naval ships deployed for cyclone relief work

Naval ships 'Chennai', 'Trikand' and 'Kolkata' were stationed around the Lakshadweep islands with relief materials and were equipped with desalination plants to provide fresh water.

published on : 3rd December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi UPDATES | Death toll rises to 77; Rahul Gandhi meets fishermen families in Kerala

Thousands of fishermen and their families in Kerala and Tamil Nadu are continuously holding mass protests, demanding for search operations to continue and for relief to be provided faster.

published on : 30th November 2017