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Faced with issues, IAF shifts to civilian airlines from AN-32 for Andaman ops - Business Standard

Faced with issues, IAF shifts to civilian airlines from AN-32 for Andaman ops  Business Standard

India has more than 90 of these planes which were imported during the Soviet era and several of them have been upgraded recently in a contract with Ukraine.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 1:02 pm


Low on fuel, SOS from pilot to ATC - Times of India

Low on fuel, SOS from pilot to ATC  Times of India

The city airport faced two emergency situations with two hours of each other on Thursday after one flight reported low fuel and another was hit by a.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 5:14 am


IAF confirms no survivors in AN-32 crash - Moneycontrol

IAF confirms no survivors in AN-32 crash  Moneycontrol

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on June 13 confirmed that none of the 13 people, believed to be on board the Antonov AN-32, have survived the crash. As many as ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:44 am


Free In Kuwait: Russian Prisoner Marsha Lazareva Released After 470 Days In Jail - Forbes

Free In Kuwait: Russian Prisoner Marsha Lazareva Released After 470 Days In Jail  Forbes

Marsha Lazareva, the Russian-born businesswoman who has been locked in a Kuwaiti prison for 470 days, has been released on bail after a campaign ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 9:12 pm


Crucial Bridge of Andaman Trunk Road collapses; Two tippers fall in Nallah - United News of India

Crucial Bridge of Andaman Trunk Road collapses; Two tippers fall in Nallah  United News of India

Uniindia: Port Blair, Jun 12 (UNI) Thoratang Bailey Bridge, one of the most crucial bridges of Andaman Trunk Road, which connects Port Blair city with North ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 3:16 pm


AIIMS MBBS Result 2019 declared, check at aiimsexams.org, details here - News Nation

AIIMS MBBS Result 2019 declared, check at aiimsexams.org, details here  News Nation

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences has announced the AIIMS MBBS 2019 examination results today i.e. 12 June, 2019. The result is now available on the ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:10 am


Rescue Operation Begins at Crash Site of IAF's AN-32, Mi17s, Advanced Helicopters Being Used - News18

Rescue Operation Begins at Crash Site of IAF's AN-32, Mi17s, Advanced Helicopters Being Used  News18

New Delhi: A rescue operation has commenced at the crash site of IAF's AN-32 aircraft that went missing on June 3 and was spotted 16 kilometres north of Lipo ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 4:42 am


GoAir flight offer Jul-Aug 2019: Book flight tickets starting Rs 1,399 to 22 locations - Times Now

GoAir flight offer Jul-Aug 2019: Book flight tickets starting Rs 1,399 to 22 locations  Times Now

GoAir, the Mumbai-headquartered budget air carrier, has announced flight ticket sale under which the airline is offering discounted flight tickets to over a dozen ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 9:58 am


GoAir kicks off holiday flash sale with domestic flight tickets from Rs 1,399. Details here - India Today

GoAir kicks off holiday flash sale with domestic flight tickets from Rs 1,399. Details here  India Today

GoAir recently announced that in a new offer it will be giving domestic flight tickets from Rs 1399. The travel period of the offer according to GoAir's website will ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 9:17 am


Want to travel Andaman and Nicobar Islands under Rs 30,000? Check this IRCTC tour package - Times Now

Want to travel Andaman and Nicobar Islands under Rs 30,000? Check this IRCTC tour package  Times Now

If you are planning to travel Andaman and Nicobar Islands and your budget is under Rs 30000, then IRCTC's Andaman Delights tour package can be ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 2:00 am


Monsoon 2019 Forecast: Monsoon set to cover parts of Odisha and entire Northeast India | Skymet Weather Serv - Skymet Weather

Monsoon 2019 Forecast: Monsoon set to cover parts of Odisha and entire Northeast India | Skymet Weather Serv  Skymet Weather

Updated on June 15, 2019: Monsoon 2019 Forecast: Monsoon set to cover parts of Odisha and entire Northeast India. Conditions are becoming favorable for the ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


GoAir Offers Domestic Flight Tickets From 1,399 Rupees - NDTV News

GoAir Offers Domestic Flight Tickets From 1,399 Rupees  NDTV News

GoAir flight booking: Under the scheme, the cheapest flight ticket - starting at Rs 1399 - is being offered by the airline on the Bagdogra-Guwahati route. Tickets ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 6:47 am


Bad weather hits search for missing IAF An-32 aircraft, operation called off for day 3 - India Today

Bad weather hits search for missing IAF An-32 aircraft, operation called off for day 3  India Today

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has called off the search operations to trace the missing Antonov AN-32 aircraft due to low visibility and will again resume on Thursday ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Andaman preparing draft for a Scrap Policy for old Vehicles - United News of India

Andaman preparing draft for a Scrap Policy for old Vehicles  United News of India

Uniindia: Port Blair, Jun 5 (UNI) The Andaman and Nicobar Administration is working on a draft as per the norms of National Green Tribunal (NGT), under which ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Monsoon To Be Delayed Further, Expected In Kerala On June 7: Skymet - NDTV News

Monsoon To Be Delayed Further, Expected In Kerala On June 7: Skymet  NDTV News

The sluggish pace of monsoon has further delayed its onset over Kerala to June 7, private weather forecaster Skymet has said, revising its earlier forecast date.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Dad of IAF Officer Kunal Barpatte Aboard Missing AN-32 in 2016 Shares Anguish - News18

Dad of IAF Officer Kunal Barpatte Aboard Missing AN-32 in 2016 Shares Anguish  News18

In July 2016, an AN-32 with his 27-year-old son Flight Lieutenant Kunal Barpatte on board went missing over the Bay of Bengal after leaving for Port Blair from ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


No sign of Indian Air Force's AN-32 plane yet, ISRO satellites join Sukhoi, Super Hercules in mega search - News Nation

No sign of Indian Air Force's AN-32 plane yet, ISRO satellites join Sukhoi, Super Hercules in mega search  News Nation

As the aerial and ground patrols yielded no results in search of the Indian Air Forces' AN-32 aircraft, there are reports that ISRO satellites have been roped in for ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Last time an Air Force An-32 aircraft went missing, it was never found - India Today

Last time an Air Force An-32 aircraft went missing, it was never found  India Today

The disappearance of an Indian Air Force Antonov An-32 aircraft over the Northeast has brought back ugly memories of the last time an An-32 went missing.

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


The only Parsis in a 1000km radius - Mid-day

The only Parsis in a 1000km radius  Mid-day

In 1985, after a lifetime spent at sea, Captain Kersi Phiroze Noble set foot on Port Blair, and decided to spend his remaining life at sea. "He loved the ocean and ...

Published on 2 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Admiral Karambir Singh takes over as Navy chief - India Today

Admiral Karambir Singh takes over as Navy chief  India Today

Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday took over as the Chief of the Naval Staff succeeding Admiral Sunil Lanba, who is retiring after over four decades of *service*.

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Progress of Southwest Monsoon 2019: Wait for Monsoon 2019 gets longer, onset likely on June 7 over Kerala | Sk - Skymet Weather

Progress of Southwest Monsoon 2019: Wait for Monsoon 2019 gets longer, onset likely on June 7 over Kerala | Sk  Skymet Weather

Skymet Weather had predicted that Southwest Monsoon 2019 would make onset over Kerala on June 4 (with an error margin of +/- 2 days). However, looking at ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


In a first, Andaman and Nicobar Islands to be connected by a train - Times of India

In a first, Andaman and Nicobar Islands to be connected by a train  Times of India

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands can be explored via train if all goes as planned. The first ever rail link will connect Diglipur and Port Blair. More on Times ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Baghel has less knowledge about Savarkar, distorting facts: Raman Singh - ANI News

Baghel has less knowledge about Savarkar, distorting facts: Raman Singh  ANI News

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], May 28 (ANI): Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday accused his successor Bhupesh Baghel of distorting ...

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


PM Modi pays tribute to Veer Savarkar on his Jayanti - Jagran Josh

PM Modi pays tribute to Veer Savarkar on his Jayanti  Jagran Josh

The Prime Minister tweeted a photo of him paying his homage to the freedom fighter and wrote we bow to Veer Savarkar on his Jayanti.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


GoAir sale starts today: 10 lakh seats on offer, flight tickets from ₹899 - Livemint

GoAir sale starts today: 10 lakh seats on offer, flight tickets from ₹899  Livemint

GoAir is offering domestic flight tickets at a starting all-inclusive price of ₹899 under its 'Mega Million Sale'. Total 10 lakh seats are up for grabs in one of the ...

Published on 27 May 2019 | 7:00 am


GoAir Mega Million Sale: One million seats on offer for domestic flights with ticket fares starting at Rs 899 - Business Today

GoAir Mega Million Sale: One million seats on offer for domestic flights with ticket fares starting at Rs 899  Business Today

Mumbai-based budget carrier GoAir launched its Mega Million Sale for its domestic routes Friday by putting up one million seats that are up for grabs with fares ...

Published on 25 May 2019 | 7:00 am


IRCTC offers new 5-day tour to Andaman: Check cost, other details - Zee Business

IRCTC offers new 5-day tour to Andaman: Check cost, other details  Zee Business

If you want to get relief from this scorching hot summer, then IRCTC has an exciting offer for you. The Indian Railways' subsidiary IRCTC Tourism has a tour ...

Published on 24 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Serenade by the sea: Enjoy river cruise options in Kerala, Lakshadweep - Economic Times

Serenade by the sea: Enjoy river cruise options in Kerala, Lakshadweep  Economic Times

While cruising in India, one can explore the rarest of aquatic life and wonderful coastal towns alongside these waterways. Take your pick from river cruise ...

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


This 26-Year-Old Girl Dropped Her UK University Seat To Make Andaman Waste-Free! - The Better India

This 26-Year-Old Girl Dropped Her UK University Seat To Make Andaman Waste-Free!  The Better India

With 5 beach cleanups and innumerable awareness programmes, The Kachrewale Project is changing the way Andaman islands is handling its waste.

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


IRCTC 5-Day Andaman Delights tour package! Check tour commencement date, cost, other details - Times Now

IRCTC 5-Day Andaman Delights tour package! Check tour commencement date, cost, other details  Times Now

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering four nights/five days tour package to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Vizag: Air India Flight Takes off safe - The Hans India

Vizag: Air India Flight Takes off safe  The Hans India

An Air India flight from Delhi to Port Blair made an emergency landing in Visakhapatnam on Monday as it developed some technical glitch.

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Air India flight develops glitch, leaves a day after - Times of India

Air India flight develops glitch, leaves a day after  Times of India

Visakhapatnam: An Air India flight plying from New Delhi to Port Blair via Visakhapatnam could not take off from Visakhapatnam International Airport o.

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


IRCTC Tourism Offers 5-Day Tour To Andaman And Nicobar Islands, Details Here - NDTV News

IRCTC Tourism Offers 5-Day Tour To Andaman And Nicobar Islands, Details Here  NDTV News

IRCTC tour will cover destinations such as Port Blair and Havelock Islands, according to IRCTC Tourism's official website.

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


String of Pearls Redux: China, India and a Cambodian Base - Future Directions International

String of Pearls Redux: China, India and a Cambodian Base  Future Directions International

Given the history of such projects, the development of a new Chinese resort and airport on the Cambodian coast could, in the future, also be used for military ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Myanmar Navy's ships arrive for 8th Indo-Myanmar CORPAT at Port Blair - United News of India

Myanmar Navy's ships arrive for 8th Indo-Myanmar CORPAT at Port Blair  United News of India

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) With objectives to further improve maritime interoperability and mutual understanding between two navies, the Myanmar Navy's ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


India, Myanmar strengthen maritime security, get ready for Navy patrol - New Delhi Times

India, Myanmar strengthen maritime security, get ready for Navy patrol  New Delhi Times

In order to attend the opening ceremony of the 8th Indo-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR) slated to be held from May 20 to May 28, Myanmar's navy ships ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Nicobar islands - Oneindia

Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Nicobar islands  Oneindia

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 struck Nicobar islands region on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed.According to a tweet by ANI, the ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Vice Admiral Bimal Verma withdraws supersession plea - Hindustan Times

Vice Admiral Bimal Verma withdraws supersession plea  Hindustan Times

Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, who challenged the appointment of his junior Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next navy chief, withdrew his petition from the ...

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Andamans diary: Reverse vending machine - The New Indian Express

Andamans diary: Reverse vending machine  The New Indian Express

The ITT Group has launched a brand new high-speed catamaran on the Port Blair-Swaraj Dweep (Havelock) and Shaheed Dweep (Neil) route in Andaman.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Petronet plans floating LNG terminal off Andaman Islands - BusinessLine

Petronet plans floating LNG terminal off Andaman Islands  BusinessLine

Petronet LNG Ltd plans to set up a floating LNG terminal in Andaman and Nicobar Islands that will be utilised to feed city gas distribution business of selling ...

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Petronet plans floating LNG terminal in Andaman; seeks city gas licence - Business Today

Petronet plans floating LNG terminal in Andaman; seeks city gas licence  Business Today

Petronet LNG Ltd plans to set up a floating LNG terminal in Andaman and Nicobar Islands which will be utilised to feed city gas distribution business of selling ...

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Dodging Snakes, Crocodiles Part of Everyday Tussle for Poll Staff in Andaman & Nicobar’s Single LS ... - News18

Dodging Snakes, Crocodiles Part of Everyday Tussle for Poll Staff in Andaman & Nicobar’s Single LS ...  News18

The poll officials have to pass through deep forests, face wild animals and heavy rains and, at the same time, ensure that the EVMs and VVPATs reach poll ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


19 quakes strike Nicobar Islands within 10 hours - Down To Earth Magazine

19 quakes strike Nicobar Islands within 10 hours  Down To Earth Magazine

Nineteen earthquakes of various intensity rocked the Nicobar Islands in the early hours of April 1, 2019, according to media reports. The first of the tremors was ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Dont charge steep fares for flights to J&K, Northeast, Port Blair: DGCA - Business Standard

Dont charge steep fares for flights to J&K, Northeast, Port Blair: DGCA  Business Standard

Read more about Don't charge steep fares for flights to J&K, Northeast, Port Blair: DGCA on Business Standard. The civil aviation regulator is also expected to ...

Published on 30 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Kolkata youths held for murders in Port Blair - Times of India

Kolkata youths held for murders in Port Blair  Times of India

Two Kolkata youths, Sayantan Ghosh (21) and Debasis Roy (22), living in Port Blair's Garacharma area, were arrested in connection to a double murder c.

Published on 30 March 2019 | 7:00 am


6 Ways in Which Andaman And Nicobar Islands Are Getting a Full Makeover - India.com News

6 Ways in Which Andaman And Nicobar Islands Are Getting a Full Makeover  India.com News

Andman and Nicobar Islands are all set for massive makeover; the central government has decided to improve the infrastructure and connectivity to promote ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Tourism boost! Seaplane operations to be a reality in 4 Andaman islands soon as bidding process begins - Business Today

Tourism boost! Seaplane operations to be a reality in 4 Andaman islands soon as bidding process begins  Business Today

Bidding has been opened for seaplane operations at four locations in Andamans, Swaraj Dweep, Shaheed Dweep, Hut Bay and Long Island, under the UDAN ...

Published on 24 March 2019 | 7:00 am


CBI arrests two forest officials in graft case - Economic Times

CBI arrests two forest officials in graft case  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The CBI has arrested two Indian Forest *Service* officials for allegedly bribing an official in the Ministry of Environment and Forest for getting ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Chartered flight services between Port Blair and Car Nicobar to resume soon - United News of India

Chartered flight services between Port Blair and Car Nicobar to resume soon  United News of India

Uniindia: Port Blair, Feb 28 (UNI) The Andaman & Nicobar Administration and the Air India are working out the modalities to re-introduce the Chartered Flight ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Mount Harriet National Park Offers Gorgeous Views of Neighbouring Andaman Islands - India.com News

Mount Harriet National Park Offers Gorgeous Views of Neighbouring Andaman Islands  India.com News

Mount Harriet National Park in Port Blair, Andamans, is one of the unmissable attractions; it is known for its conservation of flora and fauna, and also offers some ...

Published on 24 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Andaman and Nicobar: India’s ‘strategic anchor’ holds ground - Observer Research Foundation

Andaman and Nicobar: India’s ‘strategic anchor’ holds ground  Observer Research Foundation

For the Indian Navy, the Andaman and Nicobar Command's core utility remains its potential for nontraditional security cooperation.

Published on 5 February 2019 | 8:00 am


CBI DSP AK Bassi moves SC against his transfer order to Port Blair - Economic Times

CBI DSP AK Bassi moves SC against his transfer order to Port Blair  Economic Times

CBI DSP A K Bassi Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging his transfer to Port Blair saying it was vitiated by "malafides" and would prejudice the probe ...

Published on 21 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Airlines flying to Port Blair take precautions after DGCA warning - Times of India

Airlines flying to Port Blair take precautions after DGCA warning  Times of India

CHENNAI: Airlines flying to Port Blair have started taking precautions after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) warned that Pratt and Wh.

Published on 20 January 2019 | 8:00 am


DGCA bars A320 Neo planes to Port Blair: Aviation regulator should pay attention to skyrocketing prices... - Firstpost

DGCA bars A320 Neo planes to Port Blair: Aviation regulator should pay attention to skyrocketing prices...  Firstpost

Passengers must have a choice of affordable food, especially when they are required to fly at odd hours or spend time at airports to catch connecting flights.

Published on 19 January 2019 | 8:00 am


DGCA Imposes Restrictions on IndiGo, GoAir in Operating A320 Neo Planes to Port Blair - News18

DGCA Imposes Restrictions on IndiGo, GoAir in Operating A320 Neo Planes to Port Blair  News18

New Delhi: Aviation regulator DGCA on Thursday banned IndiGo and GoAir from operating their A320 neo planes to Port Blair in the wake of problems with their ...

Published on 18 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Earthquake with 6.0 magnitude hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands - Livemint

Earthquake with 6.0 magnitude hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands  Livemint

Port Blair: A strong earthquake of magnitude 6 hit the seismologically prone Andaman and Nicobar Islands Thursday, National Centre for Seismology (NCS) ...

Published on 17 January 2019 | 8:00 am


4G Internet for islands: Airtel brings 4G to Andaman and Nicobar islands - India Today

4G Internet for islands: Airtel brings 4G to Andaman and Nicobar islands  India Today

Bharti Airtel has rolled out its 4G services for the Andaman and Nicobar islands. The services will be available in Port Blair for now and will expand to other parts ...

Published on 16 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates Married Accommodation Project in Port Blair - Mid-Day

Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates Married Accommodation Project in Port Blair  Mid-Day

New Delhi: On her two-day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of ...

Published on 14 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Cyclone Pabuk: Vessel services to remain suspended at Port Blair due to heavy rains - Zee News

Cyclone Pabuk: Vessel services to remain suspended at Port Blair due to heavy rains  Zee News

Passenger vessels plying in between Port Blair to Swaraj Dweep, Shaheed Dweep and Baratang will remain suspended due to heavy rains caused by the deep ...

Published on 8 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Varsity opens annexe at Port Blair - The Hindu

Varsity opens annexe at Port Blair  The Hindu

V-C inaugurates the facility, built at a cost of ₹11.67 cr.

Published on 8 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Andaman to be first Island to operate seaplanes under UDAN-3 - Moneycontrol.com

Andaman to be first Island to operate seaplanes under UDAN-3  Moneycontrol.com

India could soon see seaplanes being used to fly passengers with the government giving approval to 13 water aerodromes under UDAN-3. The very first ...

Published on 8 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Rain, snow in North India may resume mid-week - BusinessLine

Rain, snow in North India may resume mid-week  BusinessLine

The rain/snow over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand reduced significantly on Monday with a prevailing western disturbance moving away ...

Published on 7 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Delhi Fog, Andaman Rains Disrupt Flight Services; Airlines Issue Advisory - News18

Delhi Fog, Andaman Rains Disrupt Flight Services; Airlines Issue Advisory  News18

New Delhi: Flights at Delhi airport were delayed on Monday as dense fog engulfed the national capital region. Nearly 13 trains en route to Delhi were also ...

Published on 7 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Navy’s new air base in north of Port Blair - The Hindu

Navy’s new air base in north of Port Blair  The Hindu

Later this month, the Indian Navy will commission a new airbase 100 miles north of Port Blair in the strategically located Andaman and Nicobar islands.

Published on 7 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Pope accepts resignation of Port Blair’s first bishop - Times of India

Pope accepts resignation of Port Blair’s first bishop  Times of India

Cleared 210Panaji: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Fr Alexio Das Neves Dias, SFX, as bishop of Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Islands).

Published on 6 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Heavy rain in Andamans disrupts Port Blair flights; delays likely till Tuesday - Times of India

Heavy rain in Andamans disrupts Port Blair flights; delays likely till Tuesday  Times of India

CHENNAI: Fog in Bengaluru, air traffic congestion in Delhi and a cyclone — which weakened to a deep depression but is causing heavy rain over Andaman .

Published on 6 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Indonesian trade team arrives in Port Blair with goods - Business Standard

Indonesian trade team arrives in Port Blair with goods  Business Standard

A trade expedition team from Banda Aceh in Indonesia arrived here Saturday with goods and material, to enhance bi-lateral relation between the two countries.

Published on 5 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Cyclone Pabuk; Danger Signal Number VII hoisted at Port Blair Port - United News of India

Cyclone Pabuk; Danger Signal Number VII hoisted at Port Blair Port  United News of India

Uniindia: Port Blair, Jan 05 (UNI) Considering advancing Cyclonic Storm “Pabuk” towards Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Directorate of Disaster ...

Published on 5 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Indonesian ship brings cargo to Port Blair - Hindustan Times

Indonesian ship brings cargo to Port Blair  Hindustan Times

An Indonesian cargo vessel from Aceh, laden with 150 tonnes of commercial goods, docked at Port Blair in India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday, ...

Published on 4 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair declared as an authorized Immigration Check post - All India Radio

Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair declared as an authorized Immigration Check post  All India Radio

Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair has been declared as an authorized Immigration Check post for entry into/exit from India with valid travel ...

Published on 3 January 2019 | 8:00 am


GoAir offers flight tickets from ₹1,199 in new flash sale - Livemint

GoAir offers flight tickets from ₹1,199 in new flash sale  Livemint

New Delhi: Budget carrier GoAir is offering flight tickets at a starting all-inclusive price of ₹ 1,199 in its latest sale offer. Tickets can be booked for Go Air's 'Fly ...

Published on 3 January 2019 | 8:00 am


See All the Pictures From PM Narendra Modi's Port Blair Visit - News18

See All the Pictures From PM Narendra Modi's Port Blair Visit  News18

PM Narendra Modi while addressing a public meeting at Marina Park in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands to mark the 75th anniversary of the hoisting of ...

Published on 1 January 2019 | 8:00 am


PM Modi renames 3 islands of Andaman and Nicobar as tribute to Netaji - Economic Times

PM Modi renames 3 islands of Andaman and Nicobar as tribute to Netaji  Economic Times

While addressing a public gathering in Port Blair, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “From today, the three islands in Andaman and Nicobar- Ross Island will ...

Published on 31 December 2018 | 8:00 am


For Modi, Port Blair is as mainland as Delhi or Mumbai - Renaming of the islands - Economic Times

For Modi, Port Blair is as mainland as Delhi or Mumbai - Renaming of the islands  Economic Times

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Port Blair is as mainland as Delhi and Mumbai while addressing a public gathering at Marina Park where he ...

Published on 31 December 2018 | 8:00 am


PM Modi sports a 'mundu' in Port Blair, picture goes viral on social media - Times Now

PM Modi sports a 'mundu' in Port Blair, picture goes viral on social media  Times Now

On Sunday, PM Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the Martyr's Column in Port Blair, visited a cellular Jail and hoisted the high mast flag at South Point in memory of ...

Published on 31 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Modi in Port Blair; placed floral tribute in Tsunami Memorial - Zee News

Modi in Port Blair; placed floral tribute in Tsunami Memorial  Zee News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Andaman and Nicobar island and will pay floral tribute to Shubhash Chandra Bose at south point, Port Blair.

Published on 30 December 2018 | 8:00 am


IndiGo A320 Neo's Pratt engine fails while flying from Port Blair to Kolkata, plane returns safely to And - Times of India

IndiGo A320 Neo's Pratt engine fails while flying from Port Blair to Kolkata, plane returns safely to And  Times of India

NEW DELHI: Technical snags plaguing Pratt & Whitney (PW) engines powering the Airbus A320 Neo show no signs of ending. In the latest trouble, an IndiGo ...

Published on 27 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Modi govt to rename three islands of Andaman & Nicobar - India Today

Modi govt to rename three islands of Andaman & Nicobar  India Today

The Modi government at the Centre has decided to rename three islands in Andaman and Nicobar - Ross Island as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, Neil ...

Published on 25 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Andamans to get undersea cable - The Hindu

Andamans to get undersea cable  The Hindu

The nearly 2200-km-long optical fibre system will run between Chennai and the islands.

Published on 24 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Engine snag forces Indigo flight's emergency landing at Port Blair - United News of India

Engine snag forces Indigo flight's emergency landing at Port Blair  United News of India

Port Blair, Dec 23 (UNI) A Kolkata bound IndiGo flight today made emergency landing at the Port Blair airport, minutes after taking off due to mid-air engine snag.

Published on 23 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Port Blair flight returns after bad weather - Times of India

Port Blair flight returns after bad weather  Times of India

An Andaman-bound Air India flight from Kolkata carrying 137 passengers returned to the city around 1am on Friday morning due to inclement weather con.

Published on 21 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rescued Andamans tourists on way home - Times of India

Rescued Andamans tourists on way home  Times of India

KOLKATA: Nearly 1000 tourists from Bengal, who were stranded on the Havelock Island and Neil Island in the Andamans after bad weather brought private.

Published on 17 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Stranded tourists on Andaman islands being moved to safety - Times of India

Stranded tourists on Andaman islands being moved to safety  Times of India

India News: A deep depression that developed to the west of Andamans on Friday had made it difficult for ships to sail, leaving thousand of tourists marooned on ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Port Blair to host India-Indonesia Business Forum - Business Today

Port Blair to host India-Indonesia Business Forum  Business Today

Jakarta, Nov 28 (PTI) India and Indonesia will hold a business forum to facilitate the commercial and people-to-people linkages between the Andaman and ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Andaman to host 1st ever Indo-Indonesian biz forum as part of Indo-Pacific strategies - Economic Times

Andaman to host 1st ever Indo-Indonesian biz forum as part of Indo-Pacific strategies  Economic Times

The forum aims to facilitate the commercial and people to people linkages between Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India with Aceh and North Sumatera ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


American tourist killed in Andaman: In Port Blair hotel, an empty room, his favourite - The Indian Express

American tourist killed in Andaman: In Port Blair hotel, an empty room, his favourite  The Indian Express

Police are yet to recover Chau's body — the fishermen who allegedly took him to the island, in violation of law, claim that they spotted a body being buried on the ...

Published on 24 November 2018 | 8:00 am


IndiGo plane tilts mid-air on Hyderabad-Port Blair route; DGCA starts probe - The Indian Express

IndiGo plane tilts mid-air on Hyderabad-Port Blair route; DGCA starts probe  The Indian Express

As per live flight tracking website Flightradar24, the snag-hit plane remained grounded in Hyderabad for more than 48 hours after performing the return flight ...

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


How safe are the Sentinelese really - Livemint

How safe are the Sentinelese really  Livemint

Mumbai: Less than a five-hour boat ride from the capital Port Blair, the North Sentinel Island, home to the indigenous Sentinelese people, has for centuries ...

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Andamans death | How a tribe killed a missionary - Deccan Herald

Andamans death | How a tribe killed a missionary  Deccan Herald

As their boat docked near the shore of the North Sentinel island on Saturday morning, November 17, none of them were prepared for what came next. From a ...

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


American killed on Andaman island home to uncontacted people, body yet to be recovered - India Today

American killed on Andaman island home to uncontacted people, body yet to be recovered  India Today

An American man was killed on an island inhabited by a tribe known to resist outside contact in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. And, his body still lies there.

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Andamans a good place, stay there: Supreme Court to CBI officer transferred to Port Blair - India Today

Andamans a good place, stay there: Supreme Court to CBI officer transferred to Port Blair  India Today

It's official. Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been recognised as a "good" place to be in. And it is India's top court that has made this recognition.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rename Andaman & Nicobar to Shaheed & Swaraj Islands: Netaji's family - India Today

Rename Andaman & Nicobar to Shaheed & Swaraj Islands: Netaji's family  India Today

The demand comes at a time when PM Modi is scheduled to visit Port Blair in December to mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji's historic visit to the islands.

Published on 13 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Largest Singapore-India naval exercise begins in Port Blair - The New Indian Express

Largest Singapore-India naval exercise begins in Port Blair  The New Indian Express

The final sea phase would be held in the Bay of Bengal from 19 to 21 November.

Published on 10 November 2018 | 8:00 am


PM Modi to Hoist Tricolour in Andaman's Netaji Memorial During December Visit; Bose's Kin Demand Island b... - News18

PM Modi to Hoist Tricolour in Andaman's Netaji Memorial During December Visit; Bose's Kin Demand Island b...  News18

The national flag will be unfurled at 'Netaji Flag Hoisting Memorial' in Port Blair. PM Modi's Andaman visit will be part of a slew of events to mark the 75th ...

Published on 26 October 2018 | 7:00 am


New terminal building to come up at Port Blair airport - BusinessLine

New terminal building to come up at Port Blair airport  BusinessLine

The Port Blair airport, officially known as Veer Savarkar Airport, will have a new terminal building very soon, Airports Authority of India (AAI) officials said.

Published on 16 October 2018 | 7:00 am


This Is How People In Andaman & Nicobar Islands Live With Horrible 2G Network & Irregular Wi-Fi - India Times

This Is How People In Andaman & Nicobar Islands Live With Horrible 2G Network & Irregular Wi-Fi  India Times

While the fifth generation of mobile network is expected to hit India by 2022, in Havelock even the 2G network isn't functional. This is a stark reminder of the fact ...

Published on 18 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Reliance Jio to use ISRO's satellite to provide 4G services in rural, remote areas - Business Today

Reliance Jio to use ISRO's satellite to provide 4G services in rural, remote areas  Business Today

Satellite technology has been used across the world for cellular backhaul for decades now. In India, Reliance Jio is reportedly planning to tap this technology to ...

Published on 11 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Notes from the Andamans - The Hindu

Notes from the Andamans  The Hindu

The archipelago is dotted with hints of its murky past and subsequent revival — it towers over you particularly at 'Kala Pani' or Cellular Jail.

Published on 11 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Adventure in the Indian Ocean – things to do in Port Blair - Times of India

Adventure in the Indian Ocean – things to do in Port Blair  Times of India

things to do in Port Blair: the Indian Ocean is a treasure trove of adventures, and Port Blair is definitely one such fun place to be in. Read more in Times of India ...

Published on 29 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Port Blair may soon lose major port tag due to lack of container traffic - Business Standard

Port Blair may soon lose major port tag due to lack of container traffic  Business Standard

Port Blair may soon "officially" lose the tag of a major port, granted to it seven years ago, as the central government is of the view that executing a big-size port at ...

Published on 26 April 2017 | 7:00 am








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