Minicoy Island

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Mi·ni·coy Island

An island in the Arabian Sea off the southwest coast of India. It is part of the Indian union territory of Lakshadweep.
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Summary: Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], May 26 (ANI): Kerala Coastal Police have been placed on alert after intelligence inputs about ISIS affiliates setting off towards Lakshadweep and Minicoy Island from Sri Lanka, police sources said on Sunday.
Minicoy island received 14cm of rains in the last 24 hours ending at 0830 this morning, Met department sources said.
Similar results were reported by Esqueda-Gonzalez et al [16] in Bahia de Mazatlan, Mexico, Koperski [26] in seven lowland streams of north-eastern Poland, Susan et al [50] in Minicoy Island, Lakshadweep, India and Balachandar et al [4] from Puducherry coast, southeast coast of India.
Take some time out to see the historic lighthouse at Minicoy island built in 1885, where the tricolour is still unfurled daily.
Much to India's discomfiture, piracy incidents are taking place in the Eight Degree Channel that separates Lakshadweep's Minicoy Island from the Maldives, and which witnesses maritime traffic of 30-40 ships per day.
According to the International Maritime Bureau, the attack took place 230 miles North-West of India's Minicoy Island. The international anti-piracy mission was initially focused on the shipping lanes in the Gulf of Aden, off the North coast of Somalia, but has increasing moved South and East to control the Somali coastline and trade routes deeper in the Indian Ocean.
Bait-fish and tuna catches at Minicoy Island (Lakshadweep) in relation to lunar cycle during 1983-84 season.
"Key infrastructure projects such as operationalisation of Diglipur airport for civilian aircraft and construction of a new airport in Minicoy Island have been accorded high priority by the government.
If you want a bit of a change of scene, then Minicoy island nearby should offer variety.
They stumbled upon three men lying on the shore in the Minicoy Island -- dehydrated, starved and virtually unconscious.