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Port Blair

(blɛə)
n
(Placename) the capital of the Indian Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a port on the SE coast of South Andaman Island: a former penal colony. Pop: 100 186 (2001)
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Port` Blair′

(blɛər)
n.
the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on S Andaman. 49,634.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (ANI): The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) barred Indigo and GoAir from flying to Port Blair with Airbus 320 Neo fitted with Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines.
Port Blair may soon officially lose the tag of a major port, granted to it seven years ago, as the central government is of the view that executing a big-size port at that location is not feasible due to lack of container traffic.
How: Ferries leave from Phoenix Bay Jetty in Port Blair at regular intervals.
Air India announced on Friday that it plans to operate additional flights to holiday destinations Port Blair and Goa for a limited period.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 17 (ANI): The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) barred Indigo and GoAir from flying to Port Blair with Airbus 320 Neo fitted with Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines.
Summary: Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) [India], Dec 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the Martyr's Column on Sunday.
Summary: Port Blair (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) [India], Dec 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Port Blair, remembered the brave heroes who laid down their lives for the country during the freedom struggle.

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