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Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Union territory of India
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India consisting of 572 islands, of which 38 are inhabited, at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.

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One new Covid-19 case in Andamans

One more person tested positive for Covid-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, pushing the tally in the union territory to 5,036, a health department official said on Friday.
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Bangladesh contingent, Rafale & Ladakh tableau debut

A 122-member Bangladesh contingent, two IAF women pilots, newly acquired multi-role fighter aircraft Rafales, troops deployed in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and a tableau of newly constituted UT of..
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Andaman public transport goes green with NTPC e-buses


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India test-fires anti-ship version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Andaman Nicobar Islands

Last week, India successfully test-fired a land-attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
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Andaman & Nicobar Islands reports 14 new Covid-19 cases; tally rises to 4,631


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Should not interfere in postings particularly in Armed forces, says SC

The Supreme Court Monday said it should not interfere in postings, particularly in the Armed forces, as somebody has to go and serve in places like Ladakh, certain areas of north-east and the Andaman..
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Navy chief visits strategically-located Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday visited the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to review the operational readiness in the strategically-located archipelago, amidst the ongoing military..
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27 new cases push Covid-19 tally of Andamans to 3,631

The Covid-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 3,631 on Saturday as 27 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.
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Covid-19 in Strait Island: Tribal affairs ministry in regular touch with administration in Andaman

Tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda on Saturday said his ministry was in regular touch with the administration in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where 10 members of the dwindling Great Andamanese tribe..
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To combat Covid, Andaman & Nicobar Islands steps up monitoring of vulnerable tribes


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PM to inaugurate Andaman & Nicobar submarine cable project on August 10: All you need to know


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PM Modi to inaugurate submarine cable connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands on August 10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and dedicate to the nation via video conferencing the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair on August 10, an official..
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Ladakh triggers Andamans build-up

The ongoing troop confrontation in eastern Ladakh with China is making the defence establishment re-examine Andaman Nicobar Command’s role as India’s crucial military outpost that overlooks..
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Cyclone 'Amphan' likely to bring rains to Andaman & Nicobar, Odisha, West Bengal on May 16: IMD

The weather agency sent an alert to the NDRF and chief secretaries of eight states and union territories on Thursday about the brewing cyclone.
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Cyclone Amphan headed towards WB, Odisha, Andaman; to intensify over Bay of Bengal soon

Fishermen have been advised to not venture into the south and the central Bay of Bengal from today onwards, until further instructions
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4 more test positive for coronavirus in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, total cases rise to 33

All the four persons had come in contact with a covid-19 patient and his family in Bambooflat area in south Andaman district, he said. Last week, a 39-year-old police radio operator had tested positive..
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Andaman & Nicobar Islands administration on toes to protect UT from positive Covid-19 contact persons, home to aborigines are out of bounds


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FIR order against two Covid-19 patients for misleading contact tracing in Andamans


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Coronavirus impact: Govt may defer Census, NPR update

The government may explore the option of deferring or advising states to defer the April 1 launch of Census 2021 and National Population Register (NPR) update — scheduled to kick off in central..
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No record of Savarkar's mercy petitions with Andaman administration: Govt


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Is Raut's Savarkar comment Sena's official stand? Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra PWD minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Saturday sought to know whether Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's statement that those opposing the Bharat Ratna for V D Savarkar must spend..
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Sanjay Raut: Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Savarkar should stay in jail for at least 2 days

"Those who oppose Veer Savarkar, they may be from any ideology or party, let them stay for just two days at the cell in Andaman cellular jail where Savarkar was lodged. Only then will they realize his..
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India's first undersea fibre-optic cable to provide hi-speed internet in Andaman & Nicobar by June

The archipelago of Andaman and Nicobar(A&N) islands off India's east coast is set to get more connectivity, but this time it's via the undersea route, as the project to install 2250km of Optic fibre..
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Coast Guard seizes over 300kg banned drug from Myanmarese-boat near Andaman & Nicobar Islands


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Indian Navy forces Chinese naval ship to retreat from Andaman

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Tuesday said a Chinese naval ship was driven away from India's Exclusive Economic Zone in the Andaman sea recently, asserting that such activities will be dealt..
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Govt invites bids to develop tourists facilities in 4 islands in the Andamans

Four resorts, tree houses and tourism tents with 460 rooms will be set up in the A&N Islands, known for its world-class beaches with pristine water and shallow reefs, officials said. Aiming to make the..
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Severe cyclone Maha centered near Lakshadweep; depression likely to form near Andaman by November 4

Fishermen have been instructed to not venture towards Maldives, Lakshadweep, Kerala for the next 24 hours.
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IAF successfully test-fires BrahMos surface-to-surface missile from mobile platform

The Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out successful firing of BrahMos surface-to-surface missiles from a mobile platform at Trak Island in Andaman Nicobar islands on Monday and Tuesday, officials said on..
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Spy planes spot China warship in south IOR

This comes a fortnight after intelligence agencies warned that China was allegedly spying on Indian Naval bases in the Indian Ocean through its advanced surveillance ship in the A&N Islands
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DNA EXCLUSIVE: Chinese ship spied off Andaman

Hi-tech vessel stayed in Indian waters for two weeks last year, says secret report
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IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Himachal, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh on Friday. The weather forecasting agency has also predicted heavy downpour..
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Heavy rainfall alert issued for Gujarat, Tamil Nadu

IMD also stated that Uttarakhand, Gujarat region, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura and Andaman and Nicobar Islands will also witness heavy downpour throughout the..
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