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Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude strikes Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Earlier on September 22, an earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter scale jolted the islands.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are prone to frequent earthquakes.(Reuters/Representative Photo)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are prone to frequent earthquakes.(Reuters/Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2021 07:09 AM IST
ANI | , Campbell Bay

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The earthquake in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands took place at a depth of 40 kilometres from the bay, according to the NCS.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Campbell Bay in Andaman and Nicobar Island on Wednesday (Representational Image)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Campbell Bay in Andaman and Nicobar Island on Wednesday (Representational Image)
Published on Sep 15, 2021 08:12 AM IST
ANI |

Centre issues guideline for coastal areas as Cyclone Yaas nears

The officials of the state and union territories have been asked to follow the release of India Meteorological Department (IMD) and plan in advance the evacuation of hospitals in the path of the cyclone.

The name Cyclone Yaas has been coined by Oman.(ANI file photo)
The name Cyclone Yaas has been coined by Oman.(ANI file photo)
Published on May 21, 2021 02:26 PM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Panel raises concerns over Andaman water aerodrome project

The aim of the project, part of the Centre’s Udan scheme (for regional airport development), is to connect remote areas of the island to Port Blair to promote tourism “resulting in growth in economic condition,” the minutes of the EAC meeting held on April 12 and published earlier this month stated

As per the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report, the project site for the construction of the terminal building (1568.9 sq m) and associate infrastructure (453.3 sq m) falls partly in a large patch of mangroves.(AFP | Representational image)
As per the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report, the project site for the construction of the terminal building (1568.9 sq m) and associate infrastructure (453.3 sq m) falls partly in a large patch of mangroves.(AFP | Representational image)
Updated on May 11, 2021 07:31 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Waheeda, Asha and Helen are on a perfect summer vacation in Andaman, see pics

Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Helen were seen riding on a boat in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The trio was holidaying at the picturesque destination in April as well.

Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Helen pose on a boat in the Andaman.
Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Helen pose on a boat in the Andaman.
Published on May 10, 2021 02:20 PM IST
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