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updated Tue. January 9, 2024

Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been receiving good rainfall activities since the last many days. In fact, the region continues to remain surplus in terms of rains.
The vessel, which has been named INLCU L53, was commissioned on 25 April at Port Blair in a ceremony officiated by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, commander-in-chief of India's Andaman and Nicobar Command. It is part of an INR21 billion (USD310 million) contract for eight LCUs signed between GRSE ...

At a time when the government is moving towards integrating theatre commands, the Andaman and Nicobar Command will make a presentation to the defence ministry on further strengthening the tri-services organisation. The move comes soon after the defence ministry put in all the manpower including ...
The home ministry, in consultation with other central departments and the administration of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands, gets projects on track for development of pre-identified islands with a focus on exploiting their tourism potential. The Island Development Agency on Tuesday held its ...
Panchayati Raj Diwas was celebrated in Great Nicobar Island on Tuesday. The Assistant Commissioner of Campbell Bay attended the Special Gram Sabha of Govind Nagar Panchayat and congratulated all PRI members and residents of Great Nicobar Island on the occasion. He highlighted the good work ...
Additional Islands/Locations in Islands, 12 in Andaman and Nicobar (North Passage, Cinque, Inglis, Viper, Neil (Bharatpur Beach), Ramnagar Beach, Karmatang Beach, Dhaninallah Beach, Kalipur Beach, Rutland, North Bay and Great Nicobar - B Quarry) and 5 in Lakshadweep (Kalpeni, Kadmat, Agatti, ...

The remote, coral-fringed Andaman and Nicobar Islands are sprinkled in the Bay of Bengal – and are touted as one of the remaining under-the-radar, exotic gems. Havelock Island's boutique hideaway, Jalakara, is just the place to ease yourself into an introduction. This is island living on an intimate scale. Rooms from £ 149 ...
The closest living relative to the dodo is the 'Nicobar pigeon'. It's found predominantly along the south coast of Asia, between India and Vietnam. Their heads and necks are grey, but as their plumage continues toward the tail, iridescent greens, blues, and reds predominate. As far back as 1665, scientists ...
Far removed from the mainland, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal support and nurture over a thousand species of animals that are exclusive to this part of the world, including some rare and endangered ones. Shedding light on the 1,032 species, the Zoological Survey of India has ...
Aashka Goradia and Brent Goble have been on a travelling spree ever since they got married on December 3 last year. The lovebirds have so far covered Agra, Udaipur, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, McLeodganj, Paris, and the two are now having the time of their life in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a haven for wildlife lovers. From various kinds of turtles to indigenous wildlife, Andaman has a lot to offer. From beautiful corals under the sea to land and terrestrial flora and fauna, you will be left amazed at the diversity these group of islands offer. On your next visit to ...
A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale rocked the Nicobar region at around 10.10 am on Tuesday. The tremor was epicentered at 6.8 degrees North Latitude and 93.5 degrees East Longitude at depth of about 10 kms off the Nicobar Islands coast. The tremor was largely felt in the ...
Neil Island of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands is bordered by beautiful white sand beaches which have been named after the characters from the Ramayana. The beaches of Neil too can be part of any Andaman honeymoon package. Lying nearest to the jetty is the Bharatpur beach. One of the best ...
MILAN is a congregation of littoral navies conducted biennially by Indian Navy at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command. Besides fostering co-operation through naval exercises and professional interactions, MILAN also provides an excellent opportunity ...
Under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command, it is being held at Port Blair with the underlying theme of 'Friendship Across the Seas'. Besides fostering co-operation through naval exercises and professional interactions, Milan also provides an excellent opportunity to the participating navies to ...
Spread over a little more than 1,000 sq km, the island of Great Nicobar in the extreme south of Andaman and Nicobar islands is remarkable for a number of reasons. This is the island closest to the epicentre of the earthquake of December 2004 that created the gigantic tsunami, which in turn caused ...
Discussing strategic convergences and divergences on the Bay of Bengal, a panel on Monday encouraged the idea of having a free port in the Andaman and Nicobar islands but said massive infrastructural development is still required there to achieve that aim. "A free port can be of tremendous boost to the ...
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has approved the rehabilitation and upgradation of 33.405 km stretch of NH-4 (old NH-223) between Nimbutala and Austin Creek in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.The roadshall be upgraded to two lanes with hard shoulders under EPC ...
The coast around the Andman & Nicobar Islands is home to some of the best coral ecosystems in the world. Many of the islands are surrounded by reef fringes, often separated from the shore by lagoons. The coastal area is also rich in marine flora and fauna, which are best seen while snorkelling and ...


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