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Sitharaman to visit Andaman on Diwali 17.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an official statement said on Tuesday.
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Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands tomorrow 17.10.2017 Hindu: National
During the two-day trip, the defence minister will review the tri-service command’s operational preparedness and related issues
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Nirmala Sitharaman to spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands 17.10.2017 Zee News : India National
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will spend Diwali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an official statement said on Tuesday.
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RM to visit Andaman & Nicobar Command 17.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting Andaman & Nicobar Command on 18 and 19 October 2017.
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Twin earthquakes hit Andaman Islands within two hours 1.10.2017 TOI: India
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Twin earthquakes hit Andaman Islands within two hours 1.10.2017 HBL: Home
Two medium-intensity earthquakes hit the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago within a span of less than two hours today, the Indian Meteorological Department said here. According to the National Centre...
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Twin earthquakes hit Andaman Islands within two hours 1.10.2017 Zee News : India National
According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Islands at 6.19 pm, followed by another at 8:05 pm.
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NHRC orders report on siphoned Tsunami funds 30.9.2017 DNA: Top News
The National Human Rights commission (NHRC) has directed the collector from Andaman Administration to explain the misappropriation of funds earmarked for the relief and rehabilitation of Jarawa Tribes within six weeks. The order comes after a plea for compensation to a victim under the provisions of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes. According to the petition filed by advocate Radhakantha Tripathy, the money — running into crores of rupees — that was allocated for relief and rehabilitation in the aftermath of the 2004 Tsunami has been siphoned off. The embezzlement came to light, in a matter of victim's compensation that was to be disbursed. The APWD was given Rs 16 crore for construction of sluice gates in tsunami-inundated land. However, the work remains incomplete till date. The nomadic tribe – numbering all of 400, live in the Andaman Island archipelago. So far, Indian laws protect them from the outside world and hence, they culture and tradition still remains primitive. Hence, in March 2016 the ...
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In deep water 16.9.2017 Hindu: Home
In his new book, Pankaj Sekhsaria continues his analysis on complex issues that put the beautiful Andaman and Nicobar islands in a state of flux
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The final straw 12.9.2017 Hindu: Home
In a presentation on the Andaman and Nicobar Island chain, researcher and author Pankaj Sekhsaria talked about the need to control unbridled development
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Berkeley speech: Rahul flays demonetisation, GST; read full text here 12.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday conceded that his party had become a bit arrogant in 2012, but he also attacked several of the present govt's initiative
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NCC cadets complete sailing expedition 15.8.2017 Hindu: News
Cover 456 km in two 27-foot non-motorised sailing boats
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Car Nicobar drives football over land and sea 31.5.2017 TOI: Goa
If the common passion is football, distance is no hurdle. So, when a team from Car Nicobar, some 2000km away, landed in Goa it rekindled memories of the strong links between the two peoples down the age. All inspired by the beautiful game.
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An obituary for Car Nicobar 16.5.2017 Hindu: News
S.N. Sreeprakash’s Candles on Waves to be released today
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Andaman crisis 9.5.2017 FrontLine: Home
The book is a laudable attempt to raise awareness about the adverse impact of development on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and its indigenous people. By S. GOPIKRISHNA WARRIER
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Surviving tsunami 4.5.2017 Hindu: Home
In “Disaster and Tsunami Management”, seasoned cop A.K. Singh relates how the magnitude of loss can be reduced by proper planning
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Media shouldn't sensationalise earthquakes (Comment: Special to IANS) 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Most educated people are used to sipping tea and reading a newspaper in the morning. If other family members are sitting in the same room, they sometimes exchange news. Disaster-related news is one of the big sources for initiating a discussion. Earthquakes which occur suddenly have a priority over volcanoes, which give some indications of an eruption.
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'Development projects ignore fragility of Andaman, Nicobar Islands' 24.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Most of the development projects happening in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) are "almost in negation" of the reality of the fragility and vulnerability of the island chain, says researcher and author Pankaj Sekhsaria.
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Union Home Minister concludes his three-day visit to Andaman & Nicobar Islands 8.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh concludes his three-day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Islands today. During his tour to Andaman & Nicobar Islands he visited four islands including South Andaman, Car Nicobar, Ross Island, Havelock Island and did aerial survey of volcanic eruptions at Barren Island.
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Union Home Minister reviewed development projects of A&N Islands at Port Blair 7.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, who is on a three day visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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