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India spotted flying object over strategic island chain in 2022: Report

As hundreds of people on the Andaman and Nicobar islands ventured outside and snapped photos of the unusual flying object that lit up social media, India’s defense establishment became alarmed.

Andaman and Nicobar islands are close to India’s missile testing areas in the Bay of Bengal and sit near the Malacca Strait.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 05:41 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

India, Indonesia look to boost air connectivity

India and Indonesia are looking at opening up new routes to boost air connectivity between the two nations, including a proposal to connect Port Blair in the Andamans and Aceh, the westernmost province of Indonesia.

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 2018 visit to Indonesia, both sides decided to discuss boosting connectivity between the Andamans and Aceh. (AP)
Updated on Dec 18, 2022 04:31 AM IST

Cyclone Asani: Flooding on roads, power disruption- details of likely impact

Officials have predicted disruption of power, communication lines and traffic along with localised landslides and flooding in low-lying areas. Here are the details of the ‘expected impact’ from Cyclone Asani as per IMD.

NDRF personnel airlifted to Andaman Nicobar Islands in view of Cyclone Asani, in Arakkonam, Sunday.(PTI)
Published on Mar 21, 2022 09:53 AM IST
By | Written by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Cyclone Asani alert in Andaman & Nicobar: Do’s and Don’ts, Helpline numbers

The local administration has started making all the necessary arrangements to withstand Cyclone Asani. Here is a list of DO’s and DON’Ts shared by the National Disaster Response team (NDRF) to stay safe.

Fishermen have been advised not to venture out to sea. (PTI file photo)
Updated on Mar 21, 2022 08:31 AM IST
Written by Ishika Yadav

Cyclone Asani to intensify into a deep depression during next 24 hours

India Meteorological Department today informed that the low-pressure area in South East of the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a Cyclonic Storm by March 21.

NDRF team clearing trees in vulnerable areas as a precautionary measure for the Cyclone Asani, in Andaman.(ANI)
Published on Mar 20, 2022 09:33 PM IST

Begin Covid-19 test at Port Blair airport for islanders, MP urges admin

He said that the directive asking people to get tested within 48 hours of boarding a flight to Port Blair would cause immense hardships for the islanders.

RT-PCR Covid-19 test booth at Delhi airport.(PTI)
Published on Feb 10, 2021 01:58 PM IST
PTI | , Port Blair
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