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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The islands are close to India’s missile testing areas in the Bay of Bengal and sit near the Malacca Strait

Hundreds of people on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands ventured outside and snapped photos of the unusual flying object

25 Feb 2023 11:32 AM

COVID-19: Andaman and Nicobar Islands achieve 100 pc vaccination coverage

The total cases of the COVID-19 infection have moved up to 7,701 including two active cases

19 Dec 2021 1:06 PM

Andaman-Nicobar reports 41 fresh COVID cases, two news fatalities

Six new patients have travel history, while the remaining 35 infections were detected during contact tracing

26 Aug 2020 12:14 PM

PM launches 2,300-km undersea cable project to boost Andamans internet connectivity

Modi said that the role of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is very crucial and it is going to be enhanced further under India's Act-East policy

10 Aug 2020 12:31 PM

Earthquake rattles Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The depth of the earthquake was 10-km, according to the National Centre for Seismology

17 Jul 2020 12:58 PM


Nine earthquakes hit Andaman-Nicobar Islands in span of two 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.

01 Apr 2019 9:53 AM

Seaplane operations to soon commence in Andamans

Improvement of connectivity has been given the top priority to promote tourism according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

25 Mar 2019 5:00 PM

US man killed in Andaman was on ‘planned adventure’: Tribes body chief

Efforts are on to identify other people who assisted John Allen Chau in his journey, NCST chairperson said.

05 Dec 2018 11:30 AM

'Ventured out on his own free will’: Family of US tourist killed by Andaman tribe

A US tourist was killed by arrows shot by tribesmen living in one of the world's most isolated regions tucked in India's Andaman Islands.

22 Nov 2018 10:18 AM

With 16-nation naval war games, India looks to secure sea lanes

Countries which are participating in the exercise include Australia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, New Zealand, Oman and others.

26 Feb 2018 1:04 PM


7 places for a wellness holiday in India in 2018

Here’s our wish list of the top places for an incredible wellness holiday in India that you should visit in 2018.

16 Dec 2017 9:37 AM

Move closer to Japan, but respect the past

Technically, Andaman and Nicobar Islands became the first territory to be liberated from the British by flying the Indian tricolour.

07 Oct 2017 12:18 AM

Tourists stranded in Andamans will be rescued soon: Rajnath

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Wednesday confirmed that 1,400 tourists are stuck on Havelock Island.

08 Dec 2016 9:06 AM

800 tourists stranded in Andamans, Navy to the rescue

Naval ships Bitra, Bangaram, Kumbhir and LCU 38 were deployed for evacuation and will ferry tourists to Port Blair.

07 Dec 2016 10:04 AM