Articles about Andaman & Nicobar

Early monsoon to hit Kerala coast on May 27: IMD

14 May 2022

India
Early monsoon to hit Kerala coast on May 27: IMD

The southwest monsoon (SWM) is all set to make landfall in Kerala as early as May 27, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

IMD says heatwave is over, predicts rainfall across India soon

03 May 2022

India
IMD says heatwave is over, predicts rainfall across India soon

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that the "heatwave is over" and forecasted rain and thunderstorms in several parts of the country, including Delhi.

Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

02 May 2022

India
Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

Heatwave conditions in Delhi and adjoining areas of northwestern and central India are likely to subside from Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.

5 beach wedding destinations in India

25 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 beach wedding destinations in India

Weddings have been a grand affair since time immemorial, and big fat Indian weddings are getting grander by the day.

Top 5 island wedding destinations in India

21 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 island wedding destinations in India

Islands are dreamy places that are serene and romantic.

Top 5 wedding destinations in south India

20 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 wedding destinations in south India

Destination weddings are becoming a deal again now that the pandemic has subsided and traveling across the country and abroad is safer.

5 popular island destinations in India

15 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular island destinations in India

India has several beautiful islands where you can enjoy water sports, beach parties, stunning sunsets, and sunrises along with long rejuvenating walks.

5 things to know about the Andaman Islands

30 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
5 things to know about the Andaman Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands ring an exotic bell in our minds. Despite them being a part of India, many tourists and travelers have still not set foot in this archipelago.

Cyclone Asani: Andaman & Nicobar to witness heavy rains, winds

21 Mar 2022

India
Cyclone Asani: Andaman & Nicobar to witness heavy rains, winds

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain and strong winds in Andaman & Nicobar Islands as cyclone Asani is set to form over the Andaman Sea on Monday.

Cyclone Asani: Rains hit Andaman and Nicobar, IMD issues helpline

20 Mar 2022

India
Cyclone Asani: Rains hit Andaman and Nicobar, IMD issues helpline

A low-pressure system developing in the southeast Bay of Bengal and the adjoining Andaman Sea intensified into a depression on Sunday.

Cyclone Asani, first in 2022, to develop on March 21

17 Mar 2022

India
Cyclone Asani, first in 2022, to develop on March 21

Asani, this year's first cyclone, is expected to form over the central Bay of Bengal and hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands on March 21, from where it may move towards Bangladesh and Myanmar.

5 places in India for a tropical holiday

12 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
5 places in India for a tropical holiday

A lazy afternoon, relaxing on the beach, with a drink in hand and waves crashing into the shore—does it get any better than this?

5 must-do things in Port Blair

05 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
5 must-do things in Port Blair

Located on the east of Southern Andaman Island, Port Blair makes for an ideal spot for tourists for its stunning surroundings, and interesting tribal culture. It is the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

5 things to do in Havelock Island

19 Dec 2021

Lifestyle
5 things to do in Havelock Island

Havelock Island, officially known as Swaraj Island, is one of the biggest islands in the cluster of islands under Ritchie's Archipelago. It is located to the east of Great Andaman within the Andaman Islands.

Cyclone Jawad intensifies; landfall near Odisha coast on Sunday

02 Dec 2021

India
Cyclone Jawad intensifies; landfall near Odisha coast on Sunday

The deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm on Friday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

COVID-19: India reports 11K+ infections; active cases hit 17-month low

14 Nov 2021

India
COVID-19: India reports 11K+ infections; active cases hit 17-month low

India on Sunday reported over 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.36 lakh, the lowest in 17 months.

Andaman and Nicobar administration issues new SOPs for travel

24 Sep 2021

India
Andaman and Nicobar administration issues new SOPs for travel

The Andaman and Nicobar administration has decided to exempt fully vaccinated people from mandatorily carrying a negative RT-PCR report to travel to Port Blair, an official said on Friday.

Radhanagar beach retains prestigious Blue Flag certification

23 Sep 2021

India
Radhanagar beach retains prestigious Blue Flag certification

Radhanagar beach in Swaraj Deep island of the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands has retained the Blue Flag certification for 2021-22, an official release said.

VSI Airport terminal building to be ready by June 2022

23 Aug 2021

India
VSI Airport terminal building to be ready by June 2022

The construction of the new integrated terminal building of the Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair is likely to be completed by June next year, a top airport official said.

Night curfew extended by one hour in Andamans

21 Apr 2021

India
Night curfew extended by one hour in Andamans

Tourist spots and cinema halls will be shut for one month from April 22 and night curfew will be extended by one hour with immediate effect in Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the archipelago is witnessing a COVID-19 surge, a notification said on Wednesday.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands brace for heavy rainfall from today

31 Mar 2021

India
Andaman and Nicobar Islands brace for heavy rainfall from today

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are likely to receive heavy rainfall from March 31 to April 2 due to a low-pressure area, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

In 1,000 days, all villages will have optical fiber: Modi

15 Aug 2020

Technology
In 1,000 days, all villages will have optical fiber: Modi

Every single village in India will be connected with optical fiber within three years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 24.6 lakh; death toll crosses 48,000

14 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 24.6 lakh; death toll crosses 48,000

India on Thursday reported roughly 64,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 24.6 lakh. Over 1,000 more fatalities also took the death toll past 48,000.

Coronavirus: India reports 60,000+ new cases; total reaches 23.28 lakh

12 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India reports 60,000+ new cases; total reaches 23.28 lakh

On Tuesday, India reported a spike of over 61,000 coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has risen to 23.28 lakh while over 46,000 patients have died of the viral disease.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 22L with over 61,000 new cases

10 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 22L with over 61,000 new cases

On Sunday, India reported over 61,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 22.14 lakh. The death toll also rose to 44,466 with over 1,000 fresh fatalities.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

05 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

On Tuesday, India registered roughly 51,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 19.06 lakh while the death toll rose to 39,833 with 850 more deaths on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 18.5 lakh; death toll nears 39,000

04 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 18.5 lakh; death toll nears 39,000

India on Sunday reported over 50,000 new coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide total to 18.55 lakh. The death toll reached 38,983 with over 800 more deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 18L with over 52,000 new cases

03 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 18L with over 52,000 new cases

On Sunday, India reported over 52,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now crossed 18 lakh while the death toll also surged past 38,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases

02 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases

India reported roughly 55,000 new coronavirus infections on Saturday. The nationwide tally reached 17.5 lakh while the death toll crossed 37,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.8L with over 52,000 new cases

30 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.8L with over 52,000 new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 52,000 new coronavirus infections, the biggest spike yet, bringing the nationwide total to 15.84 lakh. The death toll crossed 35,000 with over 770 new fatalities.

Upset over Sushant's death, minor fan ends life in Chhattisgarh

24 Jul 2020

Entertainment
Upset over Sushant's death, minor fan ends life in Chhattisgarh

In a terrible piece of news, a 13-year-old girl allegedly ended her life in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Wednesday night as she was disturbed after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 7 lakh; over 20,100 dead

07 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 7 lakh; over 20,100 dead

India reported over 22,000 new coronavirus infections on Monday—the fifth consecutive day that daily new cases rose above 20,000. The nationwide tally stands at 7.2 lakh, including over 20,000 deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 6.27 lakh after biggest spike

03 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 6.27 lakh after biggest spike

India on Thursday reported roughly 22,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike in cases so far.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.85 lakh with over 17,400 deaths

01 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.85 lakh with over 17,400 deaths

On Tuesday, India reported over 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections bringing the nationwide total to 5.85 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll climbed to 17,413 as over 500 patients died of the viral disease on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike

26 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike

India on Thursday reported roughly 18,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record single-day spike.

Coronavirus: Death toll nears 12,000 as Maharashtra registers 1,409 deaths

17 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: Death toll nears 12,000 as Maharashtra registers 1,409 deaths

India on Tuesday reported over 11,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the total to 3.54 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: Death toll nears 10,000; over 3.42 lakh infected

16 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: Death toll nears 10,000; over 3.42 lakh infected

India on Monday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally now stands at 3.42 lakh, while the death toll rose to 9,915.

Coronavirus: Over 9,500 dead; total cases cross 3.32 lakh

15 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: Over 9,500 dead; total cases cross 3.32 lakh

India on Sunday reported over 11,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally to 3.32 lakh. The death toll also rose to 9,522.

Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

12 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

India on Thursday recorded over 11,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now reached 2.98 lakh, while the death toll has crossed 8,500.

Coronavirus: Over 8,100 dead in India; Maharashtra records biggest spike

11 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: Over 8,100 dead in India; Maharashtra records biggest spike

India on Wednesday reported over 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.87 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 8,108.