Sea conditions that are very rough on Monday evening are likely to turn high over north Andaman Sea and adjoining southeast and east-central Bay of Bengal and on Tuesday, very likely to become very rough to high over east-central Bay of Bengal and north Andaman Sea and along and off Myanmar coast.
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress on Sunday appointed former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as General Secretary in charge of Andhra Pradesh, replacing Digvijaya Singh, while Gaurav Gogoi is the new in charge of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar. The changes were made by Congress President Rahul Gandhi and have come into force with immediate […]
Kolkata: China is slowly increasing its political, economic and military influence in the Bay of Bengal by forging maritime ties with the countries such as Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh through infrastructural fundings, a senior Indian navy officer said here on Monday. However, there is an amount of skepticism about China’s military initiatives in the […]
New Delhi: Eighteen earthquakes of various intensity rocked Andaman and Nicobar Islands from Sunday night to Monday morning, officials said. The first of tremors was reported at 11.44 p.m. on Sunday and the last at 7.37 a.m. on Monday, the India Meteorological Department said. Most quakes measured 4.8 or 4.9 on the Richter scale but […]
Port Blair: Around 73 per cent of over three lakh voters in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands exercised their franchise in the Lok Sabha election on Thursday, officials said. Fifteen candidates including Kuldeep Rai Sharma of the Indian National Congress and BJP’s Vishal Jolly are in the fray for the lone Lok […]
New Delhi: India on Tuesday test-fired the anti-ship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. The test firing was carried out by the Indian Navy. The missile performed highly complex manoeuvres and hit the bull’s-eye. “BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile in Anti-Ship mode was successfully test-fired today at 9 […]