Andaman And Nicobar Islands

  • Andaman boat tragedy: Questions on lapses galore, MHA takes cognisance 27-01-2014 10:52 PM

    Chennai: A day after a tourist boat capsized off the Andaman coast leaving 21 people dead, the scale of the tragedy is becoming apparent. Preliminary reports suggest the boat which had a capacity of 25-30 passengers was overloaded with almost 48 people on it. The passengers have claimed they were...
  • Andaman administration submits report on boat tragedy to Home Ministry 27-01-2014 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Andaman and Nicobar administration has handed over a report on a boat tragedy that happened on Sunday to the Ministry of Home Affairs. According to sources, the report mentions the time of the accident, the number of casualties and the ex-gratia paid to the victims' families. The...
  • Andaman boat tragedy: Police say rescue teams reached on time 27-01-2014 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Andaman and Nicobar DGP has refuted allegations of delay in rescue operations after the tourist boat tragedy on Sunday. DGP Sudhir Yadav told CNN-IBN that the news about delay in rescue operations is wrong. "We got information about this accident at 3:50 pm and at 4:05 pm...
  • Andaman boat tragedy: Eyewitnesses say rescue teams reached late 27-01-2014 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: A tourist boat capsized near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday evening in which 21 people lost their lives. Of the 21 casualties, 16 bodies have been identified. The tourist boat identified as Aqua Marine capsized between Ross Island and North bay, about 2 kilometre off the...
  • Najeeb Jung appointed as the new Lt Governor of Delhi 01-07-2013 08:55 PM

    New Delhi: Najeeb Jung, vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, has been named the Lt Governor of Delhi, replacing Tejendra Khanna. According to a presidential announcement, former Delhi police commissioner KK Paul has been appointed the Meghalaya governor, replacing Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary. Lt General AK Singh (retd) will be the...
  • Navy's plans to test fire missiles hit hurdle 07-11-2011 08:19 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Navy's plans to test fire missiles from Andaman and Nicobar Islands appear to have hit a hurdle with the Environment Ministry concerned over the impact of the exercise on an endangered bird species found only in the ecologically sensitive area. The Environment Ministry, which is examining...
  • Earthquake measuring 5.9 jolts Nicobar Islands 03-06-2011 04:46 PM

    Chennai: The Nicobar Islands were rocked by an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale at 12.57 pm on Friday, an India Meteorological Department official said. There were no reports of loss of life or property. "It was of moderate intensity, and initially there are no reports of any damage...
  • 300 migrants killed off Andaman islands 28-12-2008 08:00 PM

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  • Tsunami kids chase Delhi dreams 26-12-2006 11:12 AM

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  • Quake hits Andaman, revives fears 23-12-2006 05:27 PM

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