NARCONDAM

  • Environment Ministry halts Andaman defence project September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Environment Ministry has said no to a defence project in the Andamans after CNNIBN reported how it would have threatened the existence of an endangered bird. The Coast Guard was planning to construct a road and a diesel power station to set up a surveillance radar system. This...
  • Andaman: MoD proposals threaten endangered birds July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Narcondam Hornbill is found at only one place in the world Narcondam, in the Andamans. The Nicobar Megapod, a wingless bird, is found in the Tillanchong Sanctuary, again in the Andamans. Both these birds and the fragile ecology of the Andamans are now facing a direct threat...