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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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A battle and a betrayal

The Hindu - 12 Aug 2017
In April 1858, Aga, a convict gangsman at the Ross Island penal settlement in the Andaman Islands shared an escape plan with his fellow prisoners incarcerated on the isolated island by the British after the 1857 rebellion. The gangsman, with his ...
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5.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands

Oneindia - 11 Aug 2017
According to National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the quake, whose epicentre was in the Andaman islands region, occurred at 09:04 AM at a depth of 10 km. However, it was not so powerful as to merit a tsunami warning.
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Can Andaman & Nicobar make the leap forward?

Hindu Business Line - 15 Aug 2017
The union territory of Andaman and Nicobar, comprising around 550 palm lined tropical rainforest islands, is planning to join the elite club of islands powered solely by renewable energy. But unlike the island of Ta'u in American Samoa that runs solely ...
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eBay India Tells Tales of People Who Disregarded Fear of Judgement

AdAge India - 16 Aug 2017
The third story, 'For the Love of the Sea' was that of a marine conservationist Nayantara Jain who left her comfortable life of the city and moved to a remote part of the Andaman Islands, only to lend power and voice to the voiceless marine life in the ...
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'Improving connectivity in Andaman is priority'

The Sunday Guardian - 22 Jul 2017
The Centre has initiated massive infrastructure development in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with an eye on the Indian Ocean Region. In this context, Lieutenant Governor (LG) Jagdish Mukhi, who administers the islands, told The Sunday Guardian about ...
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When Japan ruled over (a part of) India

The Indian Express - 07 Aug 2017
The Andaman and Nicobar islands in the Eastern shores of the country is the only part of India to have been occupied by a non-European power, that being the Japanese. The Japanese occupation of the Andamans is perhaps one of the least talked about ...
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Legacy Of The Partition: Vasthuhara, A Tale Of The Dispossessed

Silverscreen - 16 Aug 2017
Aravindan looks at the situation through the eyes of Venu (Mohanlal), a young government officer from Kerala who is on a mission in Kolkata to rehabilitate a section of the refugees to Andaman and Nicobar Islands. For Venu, who comes from a bourgeois ...
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Cabinet approves raising ₹9020 cr for Long Term Irrigation Fund

Hindu Business Line - 16 Aug 2017
An MoU between India and Sweden on Intellectual Property Rights also got the Cabinet's assent. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the closure of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Forest and Plantation Development Corporation Limited ...
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'Photograph is not merely a visual, ephemeral object'

The Hindu - 01 Aug 2017
In the photograph titled, 'An Elephant and a Log', a full grown elephant is standing next to a log of timber. This 1998 click from the timber yard in Hut Bay, Little Andaman Island, is one of Pankaj Sekhsaria's favourite, as he points out, “The ...

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