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New Delhi: A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale on Tuesday hit the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago.
Published 14-Mar-2017 09:59 IST
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

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