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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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Island hopping: Exploring Andaman and Nicobar

AsiaOne - 22 Jun 2017
From the alluring azure sky to the amazing blue of the deep ocean, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands seemed surrounded by blues. The islands shelter near five dominant tribes. There are 572 landmasses in the Indian Ocean, each rich in natural beauty with ...
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The Growing Significance of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The Maritime Executive - 06 Jun 2017
The rise of two global powers hailing from the same region has made the Indian Ocean, more specifically the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI), a hotly pursued region. With China already making great advances on its path to military superiority and ...
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Three Onge tribals rescued in Andaman islands

The New Indian Express - 18 Jun 2017
PORT BLAIR: In a joint rescue operation by police, forest and Coast Guard personnel, three Onge tribals have been rescued at the remote Little Andaman Island of South Andaman. “Coast Guard station at Hut Bay received information from police at 1645 hrs ...
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Crocodile attack: 1 person killed at Little Andaman

The New Indian Express - 11 Jun 2017
PORT BLAIR: In yet another case of human- animal conflict in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a crocodile attacked and killed a man from Little Andaman, on Saturday. According to reports, Sujan Gain (32) from V K Pur village in Little Andaman, went for ...
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Crocodile sightings spread panic near busy Andaman Islands jetty

The New Indian Express - 05 Jun 2017
PORT BLAIR: Repeated sighting of several crocodiles at Junglighat Jetty in the Andaman islands and seashore areas have left people and residents in the region panicked, while authorities claim that all necessary precautions are being taken. The ...
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Indian Navy Sets Up First Home-Grown Floating Dock at Andaman Island

Sputnik International - 22 Jun 2017
Deployment of the floating dock near the world's busiest shipping route will have high strategic value as the Indian Navy has started to deploy naval ships including amphibious ships and warships permanently at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which is ...
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Andaman Nicobar, Lakshadweep may see cost increase post GST

The Indian Express - 13 Jun 2017
As India gets ready to ring in the unified GST, people in tiny islands of Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep may perhaps be the sole exception who stand to lose out once the tax structure is implemented. The islands do not impose any sales tax or VAT ...
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24-year-old student from Andamans found dead in Chennai

Times of India - 21 Jun 2017
Rekha's father asked a friend, Kamal Kumar of Pudukottai, to bring her to the Andamans. Kumar spoke to Rekha before he arrived in the city. He later told the police that Rekha had stopped taking calls from Wednesday morning. "Kumar arrived in the city ...
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The Growing Strategic Importance of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Future Directions International (press release) - 15 Jun 2017
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are attaining increased strategic significance. Located at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, the group of 572 islands (thirty-seven of which are inhabited), straddles some of the busiest trade routes ...
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Monsoon 2017 to remain active over Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Skymet Weather - 06 Jun 2017
Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been witnessing a good spell of rain since the time Monsoon 2017 has arrived and has been active in these regions. Particularly the southern parts of islands including Nancowry, Car Nicobar, and Hut Bay have received ...
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Indian Navy To Deploy L & T Built Floating Dock At Andaman Island - 23 Jun 2017
Indian Navy is planning to deploy an additional floating dock at Port Blair, which is very close to the Strait of Malacca that connects the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea. The move is aimed at strengthening naval power on the eastern coastline ...
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5 Reasons to Visit the Andaman this Monsoon

Oh My India (blog) - 28 Jun 2017
The Andaman Islands are known for their white sand beaches, dotted with beautiful green date palms and mangroves. Embellished with amidst lush green tropical rain forests, this beautiful temperate island is located in the Bay of Bengal. The Coral reefs ...
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Bridge over Humfrey Strait to be complete by 2020: NHIDCL

The Echo of India - 28 Jun 2017
Three years of the Narendra Modi government have placed the remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands on course for big infrastructure development. Construction of major bridge over Humphrey Strait Creek between 129.420 km to 130.600 km of NH-223 is ...

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