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 (lək-shäd′wēp′, lŭk′shə-dwēp′)
A union territory of southwest India comprising the Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands.


(ˌlʌk ʃəˈdwip)

a union territory of India comprising a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. 51,707; ab. 12 sq. mi. (31 sq. km). Formerly, Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands.
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Lakshadweep Islands, Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat are the states where diving centres are tapping the market demand by training adventure sport lovers.
Address : Executive Engineer (Cswd), Office Of Deputy Chief Engineer-Mech, Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works,
As per the new draft notification, the Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep administaration shall prepare an Integrated Island Management Plan (IIMP).
Winds reaching speeds of 55-65 kmph, gusting to 75 kmph, are likely to commence along and off the south Gujarat and Kerala coasts, besides Lakshadweep from today.
Tenders are invited for Disposal Of Unserviceable Articles On As Is Where Is Condition At Androth Island Of Lakshadweep
Kochi, May 30 (ANI): Police and intelligence officials in Kochi, Kerala, are interrogating eight Somali fishermen who were spotted and taken into custody in Indian waters near the Lakshadweep Islands by the Indian Navy.
Nine coastal states are Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal and four union territories are Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicorbar Islands and Puducherry.
The radar sensors will be fitted on lighthouses at 46 locations, of which 36 are in mainland, six in Lakshadweep Islands and four in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands under a Home Ministry scheme.
He also visited the Lakshadweep islands on November 3 - 4, where he participated in a number of official engagements, including the flagging off M.
The Navy is continuing to deploy additional ships and aircraft to carry out anti-piracy sanitization in the area West of Lakshadweep Islands.
The Lakshadweep group of islands are also vulnerable to marine pollution as two of the world's busiest Sea lanes of Communication (SLOC) are abounding it.