Port Blair (India)

Type: City
Name: Port Blair (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 11.67
Longitude: 92.760002
population: 112,062
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

At least 41 dead, more than 100 missing in India landslide

(Source: CNTV.cn) Related: HONG KONG, Aug. 1(Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted 284 km off Port Blair of India late on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Full story NEW DELHI, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The death toll ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Sketchy information flow from STS,...

Apart from killing a forester and causing havoc in the Mohanpura area of North & Middle Andaman district, the rogue elephant has inconvenienced people at distant Port Blair, too.  The ‘Musth’ pachyderm on the rampage has forced the authorities stop or ... [Published The Echo Of India - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

XINHUA - Urgent: 5.1-magnitude quake hits India: USGS

Urgent: 5.1-magnitude quake hits India: USGSContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.HONG KONG, Aug. 1(Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted 284 km off Port Blair of India late on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Data on sea water quality at Port Blair coast, a COMAPS study

The Integrated Coastal Marine Area Management Centre of Earth System Science Organisation has launched a programme to monitor water quality in Port Blair and to assess the state of marine environment. It is a part of the programme to monitor sea water ... [Published The Echo Of India - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Giving a personal touch to stamps

When Rahul and Sangeeta (name changed) decided to marry, they wanted their special day to reflect who they were. Right from wedding decorations to postage stamps, they personalised everything.With India Post's 'My Stamp' facility, one can print a thumbnail ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nitin Gadkari to urge Modi to reinstall Savarkar's plaque at Andaman cellular jail

NAVI MUMBAI: Team Modi is in favour of reinstalling the plaque with the name and quote of Veer Savarkar at the freedom fighters' memorial in Andaman cellular jail, Port Blair. In 2004, the then petroleum minister, Mani Shankar Aiyar, had removed the plaque ... [Published Times of India - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Fact in fiction

As soon as you grab a copy of The Last Wave—anattempt by academic-activist Pankaj Sekhsaria to pena novel around a cause he has been fighting for close to two decades—the first thing you will notice are the sketches on the cover. They are not there without ... [Published Financial Express - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Veggie prices in Gurgaon highest among India...

NEW DELHI: Potato and onion prices were the highest in Gurgaon among all Indian cities in the week that ended this Wednesday. Tomatoes in the city, too, were among the costliest in the country, selling at Rs 80/kg, second only to Indore (Rs 85/kg). The ... [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The assassin

In February 1872, an Afridi by the name of Sher Ali prepared a meal for his fellow convicts on Viper Island, part of the larger Port Blair penal colony in the Andaman Islands. Port Blair had been selected as a strategic outpost and penal colony in 1789, ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Port Blair a point of call for Lankan airlines

Port Blair is one of the airports available as points of call for designated carriers of Sri Lanka, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation G.M. Siddeshwara informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.Under existing bilateral agreement between India and Sri ... [Published The Echo Of India - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

CIARI Celebrates ICAR foundation day

Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair celebrated the 86th Foundation Day of ICAR today at its Garacharma Research complex, which was attended by Directors’ of Development Department, scientific communities, students and progressive ... [Published The Echo Of India - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 5 reports

Good News! Domestic carries slash rates; now fly for Rs 1699

New Delhi: As the fare war continues among the airline companies, the domestic carriers have rolled out an offer with fares starting from Rs 1,699 for limited periods on domestic routes.The travel period for the three day sale rolled out by SpiceJet, ... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Jul 16 2014]

Quotes

But the project CEO rebuffed all reports, stating: "The project is time consuming, keeping in view its historical importance and vast knowledge exercise. But we have done all the ground work and are ready. The master technical consultant of the project has already submitted the conceptualised model of the memorial and the chief minister is expected to lay the foundation stone in 10-15 days" said Bublani
"Recently, the Karnataka State Cricket Association and the Karnataka State Football Association personalised stamps by incorporating their logos, as did Sringeri Sharada Peetham and the Kannada Sahitya Parishat. They use these personalised stamps for all their postal communication" the officials said
Meanwhile, the Panvel resident, Gavali, added: "I don't want to get into the issue as to who is a bigger freedom fighter. I only want Modi to restore the plaque."
...Though Indore in Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest tomato price during this phase, the increase was by Rs 55/kg, less than Gurgaon's Rs 68/kg. "We are trying to understand why the prices spiralled so much in Gurgaon in comparison with prices in Delhi and other cities in the National Capital Region" said a central government official

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Data on sea water quality at Port Blair coast, ... [Published The Echo Of India - Jul 31 2014]
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