Port Blair

Capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

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Port Blair: Capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
Port Blair is the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India in the Bay of Bengal. It is also the local administrative sub-division (tehsil) of the islands, the headquarters for the district of South Andaman and is the territory's only notified town.


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7 years on, IAF's crashed Antonov-32 found off Chennai coast

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Luggage hold-up ruins vacation; IndiGo ordered to pay up Rs 70k

A Bengaluru couple sued IndiGo airlines after their luggage arrived two days late on a holiday to Port Blair. The court ordered the carrier to pay them a compensation of Rs 70,000. The couple had..
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Aditya-L1 completes 3rd Earth-bound manoeuvre

Stating that Sunday's manoeuvre happened at 2.30am, Isro said: "Ground stations at Mauritius, Bengaluru, SDSC-SHAR (Sriharikota) and Port Blair tracked the satellite during this operation." The..
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SC stays HC order suspending Andaman chief secretary, imposing fine on LG

A SC bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra took note of the submissions of attorney general R Venkataramani, appearing for the chief secretary and..
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5.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Andaman And Nicobar Islands

According to the agency, the earthquake's epicentre was 126 km southeast (SE) of Port Blair.
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UPA coalition of compulsions, NDA alliance of regional aspirations: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi launched a blistering attack on the constituents of the opposition combine in his two speeches on Tuesday — one while inaugurating the new integrated terminal building of the airport..
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'Vikas of Andaman and Nicobar inspiration for youth,' says Modi at Port Blair new terminal opening

The 40,800 square meter terminal has the capacity to handle about 50 lakh passengers annually and the airport can now park 10 planes a a time thanks to getting four more aircraft aprons.
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PM Modi inaugurates new integrated terminal building of Port Blair airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday virtually inaugurated the integrated terminal building of the Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair. The new facility, built at a cost of around Rs..
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PM Modi to inaugurate Rs 710 crore new terminal at Port Blair Airport today, check pics

PM Modi will inaugurate the integrated terminal building of the Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair on Tuesday via video conferencing.
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PM Modi to inaugurate Port Blair’s new airport terminal on July 18

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a new integrated terminal at Port Blair’s Veer Savarkar International Airport on Tuesday, in a major boost to the economy of the archipelago that is being..
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Cyclone 'Mocha': Heavy rains predicted in 6 states, UTs over next 3 days, check latest IMD forecast

Cyclone Mocha intensified into a 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm' on Friday morning and was located around 520 km west-northwest of Port Blair and 1010 km south-southwest of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hits Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar island

The islands of Andaman and Nicobar experienced aftershocks from an earthquake on Tuesday. On the Richter scale, the tremor registered as a 4.6.
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IRCTC Andaman Tour Package: Enjoy exotic beaches for 6 days at just Rs 44,000; check details here

Exotic locations including Port Blair, Havelock Island, Neil Island, Ross, and North Bay Island will be covered by the IRCTC Andaman Tour package.
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Attempts made to forget Netaji, our effort to honour him: Amit Shah

Addressing an event in Port Blair on Netaji’s birth anniversary, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, participating via video-conferencing link, announced renaming of 21 islands of Andaman and Nicobar..
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CBI books Army officer posted in Port Blair for bribery charges

The action comes after the Government gave sanction to the CBI to proceed with the probe against the officer.
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Here resolution was taken that no one can keep Mother India as slave: Amit Shah in Port Blair

During his visit to the iconic Cellular Jail in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands where Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was imprisoned, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday lauded the valour of Veer..
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