Lakshadweep Islands


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Lakshadweep Islands

(lækˈʃædwiːp)
pl n
(Placename) a group of 26 coral islands and reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India: a union territory of India since 1956. Administrative centre: Kavaratti Island. Pop: 60 595 (2001). Area: 28 sq km (11 sq miles). Former name (until 1973): Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands
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Rainfall at most places on March 14 and 15 with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places is very likely over Lakshadweep Islands," the IMD said in its bulletin.
Simultaneously, the ICG ship Shoor, which was patrolling near Lakshadweep Islands and has specialised firefighting equipment on board, was diverted to assist the distressed vessel.
The tragedy has occurred at the doorstep of the eco-sensitive Lakshadweep Islands.
Tenders are invited for Supply of wooden steel furniture for cg officers mess kavaratti spb androth and office storage accn for mes nd minicoy at lakshadweep islands
BHEL offers EPC solutions for both off- grid and grid- interactive solar PV power plants and has set up solar plants in various locations in India including the Lakshadweep Islands for island electrification.
The Low Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) technology indigenously developed and demonstrated by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) is found suitable for the Lakshadweep islands.
Their fishing boat was sailing through the Arabian Sea due to the threat of Somalian pirates when they were taken into custody and taken to Lakshadweep Islands and handed over to police, the petitioner said.
The success of the mission in Kerala has prompted the government to launch similar examinations in the Lakshadweep Islands.
The Assa has been anchored near the Lakshadweep Islands off India's west coast.
However, a significant shift in India's counter-piracy operations came about in the fall of 2010 when piracy touched the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off the Lakshadweep Islands.
The radar sensors will be fitted on light houses at 46 locations, out of which 36 are in mainland, six in Lakshadweep Islands and four in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
According to Karan Anand, Head, Relationships and Marketing of Cox & Kings India, some of the most soughtafter emerging destinations are Cherrapunji, Kaziranga and Tawang in the North-east, Agatti in the Lakshadweep islands and the Little Rann in Gujarat.