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Port Blair: A fleet of seven ships and six helicopters evacuated all 2,376 tourists, including several foreign nationals, stranded in two islands of the Andamans due to cyclonic weather since December 5, officials said on Friday.
Published 10-Dec-2016 07:30 IST
New Delhi/Port Blair: Over 1,900 tourists were taken to safety by air and sea from Andaman and Nicobar islands till Friday evening, the Defence Ministry said. The sudden evacuation was necessitated over fears of a cyclonic storm. While 1,614 people were taken to safety from Havelock Island, 289 wereMore
Published 09-Dec-2016 20:35 IST | Updated 22:33 IST
Port Blair: With the cyclonic weather condition persisting in the Andamans, around 1,400 tourists remained stranded in two islands today and naval ships deployed for evacuation were unable to enter the habour due to strong winds. There were, however, no reports of any casualty from either HavelockMore
Published 08-Dec-2016 16:57 IST
Chennai: The depression over southeast Bay of Bengal in Andaman and Nicobar Islands developed into a deep depression and intensified into a cyclonic storm "Vardah". The system is very likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours and it is expected to make a landfall inMore
Published 08-Dec-2016 16:26 IST
New Delhi: Four ships of the Indian Navy were sailed on Wednesday morning to evacuate about 800 tourists from Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) Islands, an official said.
Published 07-Dec-2016 12:00 IST | Updated 14:14 IST
Port Blair: The national bureau of animal genetic resources has recognised Teressa Goat and Nicobari pig found in the Andaman and Nicobar islands as new breeds, officials said on Monday. The recognition of these breeds is significant as measures for its conservation, preservation and propagation canMore
Published 29-Aug-2016 20:22 IST
Port Blair: Amidst concerns that drones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar islands, the Army has asked the Union Territory administration to investigate the matter. An official of the tri-service Andaman and Nicobar Command said they have recently written to theMore
Published 24-Aug-2016 15:26 IST
Port Blair: Amid concern that invasive species can harm marine ecology in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, the union territory administration today warned against importing live fish without clearance.
Published 23-Aug-2016 21:37 IST

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