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Andaman & Nicobar

This Andaman MP Is Fighting For Cops' Rights To Celebrate Birthdays, Anniversaries With Family

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Andaman and Nicobar Islands MP Kuldeep Rai has urged UT’s DGP Satyendra Garg to grant leave to the cops on special occasions, so that they can spend quality time with their families.

Covid-19 May Wipe Out Andaman Tribes If Utmost Precaution Not Taken, Scientists Warn

Oct 13, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A group of 11 scientists from 13 institutions across the world have sounded the alarm based on the genomic analysis of Indian populations.

Courts Should Penalize Those Who Register Baseless Cases: Andaman Journalist After HC Quashed FIR

The Calcutta High Court in its judgement held that the FIR against journalist Zubair Ahmed was sheer abuse of process of law and the allegations on him of circulating false alarm or disobeying of government regulations were completely absurd.

Covid-19: India Reports Its Highest Daily Spike This Year, Records 46,951 Fresh Cases

Mar 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Displaying an increase for the 12th day in a row, the total active caseload in the country has increased to 3,34,646, which now comprises 2.87 per cent of the total infections.

India Records 35,871 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, Highest In 102 Days

The recovery rate further dropped to 96.41 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

01 March, 2021

Here Are The States With Highest, Lowest Covid-19 Cases; Check List

Outlook Web Bureau

India's tally of active Covid-19 cases mounted to1,68,627 on Monday, comprising 1.52 per cent of the total infections.

08 February, 2021

17 States, UTs Reported Zero Covid-19 Deaths In Last 24 Hours: Health Ministry

Outlook Web Bureau

India’s active Covid-19 caseload also shrunk to 1,48,609 which is 1.37 per cent of the total infections.

10 August, 2020

PM Modi Inaugurates First Ever Optical Fibre Cable Project For Andaman And Nicobar Islands


The Prime Minister had laid the foundation for 2,312-kilometer Chennai - Andaman and Nicobar Islands (CANI) connecting submarine optical fibre cable project on December 30, 2018.

01 April, 2019

19 Earthquakes Hit Andaman And Nicobar Islands, No Casualties Reported

Outlook Web Bureau

The first of the tremors was reported at 11.44 p.m. on Sunday and the last at 7.37 a.m. on Monday, the India Meteorological Department said.

17 January, 2019

Andaman And Nicobar Islands Hit By Magnitude Six Earthquake

Outlook Web Bureau

There was no tsunami alert issued as sea levels around the Andaman Nicobar archipelago showed no major rise.

30 December, 2018

PM Modi Renames 3 Islands Of Andaman & Nicobar

Outlook Web Bureau

The Ross Island was renamed as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep, the Neil Island would now be known as Shaheed Dweep and the Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep.


25 December, 2018

Shaheed Dweep, Swaraj Dweep, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: Govt To Rename 3 Andaman Islands

Outlook Web Bureau

The new names will be formally announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Port Blair on December 30.

23 November, 2018

Who Are The Sentinelese, The Tribe Who Allegedly Killed US National In Andamans?

Outlook Web Bureau

As the Sentinelese tribe has been living in isolation, their immunity to any disease from the outside world is almost non-existent

22 November, 2018

'Want To Declare Jesus To These People': Last Message Of US Man Killed By Andaman Tribe

Outlook Web Bureau

One of the most isolated tribes of the world, Sentinelese are estimated to number 50 to 100. Spread over 27 sq miles, North Sentinel Island is situated 58 km from Port Blair.

21 November, 2018

American Tourist Allegedly Killed By Isolated Tribe In Andaman And Nicobar Islands

Outlook Web Bureau

A case of culpable homicide has been registered, and the fishermen who took John Allen Chau, 27, to the island have been arrested.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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