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Tag: Andaman And Nicobar Islands

PM Modi Inaugurates First-Ever Optical Fibre Cable Project For Andaman And Nicobar Islands

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated a submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair, which will enable delivery of faster and more reliable mobile and landline telecommunication services to the islands, on par with other parts of India. “This optical fibre cable project is a gift for the people […]

After 'Digital Andaman', PM Modi Plans To Make It Hub Of 'Blue Economy'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Andamanese people via the digital mode amid the Covid-19 pandemic on Sunday. The Prime Minister interacted with the BJP workers of Andaman and Nicobar Islands through a video conference on Sunday, a day before dedicating the Submarine optical fibre cable project, connecting Chennai and Port Blair. […]

Amid Border Row With China, Indian & US Navies Carry Out Drill

New Delhi: Indian and the US Navies carried out a swift exercise close to the Andaman and Nicobar islands on Monday as the stand-off between India and China continues for over two months. The passing exercise or PASSEX involved the super carrier USS Nimitiz returning from the South China Sea as it passes through Indian […]

5.8-magnitude quake jolts Andaman and Nicobar islands

New Delhi: A medium intensity earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hit the Andaman and Nicobar islands on Wednesday morning. The quake, which had its epicentre in the Andaman islands, occurred at 6:09 am, the National Centre for Seismology said. The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquakes.

Depression in Bay of Bengal to turn into cyclonic storm in next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: The local Met office is yet to confirm about the movement of the depression which is formed over south-south-east Bay of Bengal and centred at  310 km  to the southwest of Port Blair. As informed by Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, head of the Cyclonic Warning Centre, to the media today, the depression will move in northwest […]