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Five things to know about India's Andaman Islands

CNN - 13 Mar 2014
(CNN) -- The Andaman Islands are at the center of one of the newest theories in the increasingly tangled search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Analysis of radar data revealed Friday by Reuters suggests the plane was flying toward the Indian Ocean ...
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Outrage as tour operators sell “human safaris” to Andaman Islands

Survival International - 17 Oct 2017
Tour operators in India's Andaman Islands are selling “human safaris” to the reserve of a recently-contacted tribe, despite government promises to ban the practice. Tourists travel along a road through the Jarawa's forest, treating tribespeople like ...
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Andaman and Nicobar as India's smart islands

Economic Times (blog) - 18 Oct 2017
India's new Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, is set to celebrate Diwali in Port Blair – the only tri-services command in India. Her visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) is yet another confirmation that the current government is willing ...
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Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands tomorrow

The Hindu - 17 Oct 2017
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will celebrate Diwali with soldiers at the strategically important tri-service command in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Ms. Sitharaman will pay a two-day visit to the Andaman and Nicobar tri-services command from ...
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Twin earthquakes hit Andaman Islands within two hours

Economic Times - 01 Oct 2017
The second earthquake had a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter scale. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the epicentre of the quakes was in the Andaman Islands region and occurred at a depth of 10-km. The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago ...
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4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands

Oneindia - 10 Oct 2017
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hit the Andaman Islands in the wee hours of Tuesday. The tremor occurred at 1:03 a.m. in the Andaman Islands Region. 4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands Image for representation only. There were no ...
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Rajnath Singh to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands

India Today - 04 Oct 2017
New Delhi, Oct 4 (PTI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will undertake a two-day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Islands beginning tomorrow. He will launch various development projects in the Union territory during his visit. The home minister will lay ...
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Mild intensity earthquake hits Andaman Islands

Outlook India - 03 Oct 2017
Andaman Islands [India], October 3 : An earthquake of mild intensity - of magnitude 4.5, yellow stage - hit the Andaman Islands on early Tuesday morning. No loss of life, injury or damage to property has been reported so far. Further details are awaited.
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Lt. Governor of Andaman Islands to be sworn in today

The New Indian Express - 08 Oct 2017
PORT BLAIR: ADmiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) will be sworn in as 13th Lt. Governor of A&N Islands today. The swearing-in-ceremony will be held at 3.30 pm at Raj Niwas. The Acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, ...
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Bonanza awaits Andaman

The Telegraph - 05 Oct 2017
New Delhi, Oct. 5: The Centre is planning a ship building-cum-repairing dock in the Andaman and Nicobar islands and a sea-link project there in a Rs 10,000-crore infrastructure thrust to counter the Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean. The Rs 2,000 ...
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Andamans diary

The New Indian Express - 15 Oct 2017
Well, wise men have said that those who don't accept changes are fools. But, when I look at my city, Port Blair or my Islands, Andaman and Nicobar and how it has changed over past years, I get increasingly worried. Until recently, the Islands were more ...

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