Andaman and Nicobar Islands


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

(ˈændəmən; ˈnɪkəʊˌbɑː)
pl n
(Placename) a territory of India, in the E Bay of Bengal, consisting of two groups of over 200 islands; suffered badly in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. Capital: Port Blair. Pop: 356 265 (2001). Area: 8140 sq km (3143 sq miles)

An′da•man and Nic′o•bar Is′lands

(ˈæn də mən; ˈnɪk əˌbɑr, ˌnɪk əˈbɑr)
n.pl.
a union territory of India, comprising the Andaman and Nicobar island groups in the E part of the Bay of Bengal, SW of Burma. 280,661; 3143 sq. mi. (8140 sq. km). Cap.: Port Blair.
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Milan 2018 aims to showcase the rich heritage and pristine natural beauty of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to the foreign visitors.
5 magnitude earthquake struck off India's Andaman and Nicobar Island archipelago on Friday, the country's Metereological Department reported.
The airport, commonly known as the Port Blair Airport, located 2 km south of Port Blair, is the main airport of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Tsunami possibility is virtually ruled out," he said, adding that the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration and the Army stationed there had informed the NDMA that so far no waves have been noticed in the island.
Vivek Rae, the chief secretary of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, said on Sunday afternoon that the tremors were still being felt across the Union Territory.
The estimated annual incidence of acute diarrhea per 100,000 children in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands was 609 in 2001, 580 in 2002, 595 in 2003, 601 in 2004, 571 in 2005, 370 in 2006, and 420 in 2007.
This picture: fishing boats are a common sight on the beaches of the Andaman and Nicobar islands.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Nov 29 (ANI): The Joint Special Forces Training Camp was conducted recently at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with a view to furthering integration between the Services in the field of Special Operations.
MILAN is a congregation of littoral navies conducted biennially by Indian Navy at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command.
24 (ANI): Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX) concluded on Friday here.
Summary: Andaman and Nicobar Islands [India], October 23 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 4.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a rich treasure of marine creatures and coral reefs.