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)
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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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At present, monsoon has covered some extreme southern parts of the Arabian Sea and parts of southwest-southeast-east central Bay of Bengal, the Andaman sea, and Andaman Nicobar islands.
Probably also on Andaman Nicobar. Nowadays Andaman and Nicobar is also in focus..."Parrikar said.
Dengue outbreaks with different serotypes have been reported in the mainland, India and also from Andaman Nicobar Islands (3,6).
Survival accused the Andaman authorities of committing a "serious and continuing contempt of court" through "flagrant breaches," and the group appealed to the Indian Supreme Court to take action and close the Andaman Nicobar Trunk Road through the reserve once and for all.
Port Blair, October 27, 2011 (Frontier Star): Indian Defence Ministry is waking up to the need to upgrade and strengthen the decade old Andaman Nicobar Command, Indian media reported on Wednesday.
Esow, the 18-year-old recipient from Andaman Nicobar islands said," When the Prime Minster got to know I was from Andaman islands he said he missed me and i felt really special." Modi had visited the islands in December 2018.
Later, she inaugurated the phase 2 of Married Accommodation Project (MAP) that includes 868 dwelling units for the troops of Andaman Nicobar Command.
They had also welcomed the plan to build connectivity between Andaman Nicobar and Aceh to unleash the economic potentials of both areas.