Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 10, 2014
Almost 13 per cent of the electorate voted on Thursday in the first two hours in the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, officials said.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 21, 2014
After objections raised by the defence forces, India today rejected China's request for permission to allow its four warships to enter Indian maritime zone to search for the missing Malaysian airliner.
India | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 16, 2014
India on Sunday suspended its search for a Malaysia Airlines plane around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and in the Bay of Bengal and is awaiting a new request from Malaysia, a defence official said.
India | Associated Press | Saturday March 15, 2014
Indian navy ships supported by surveillance planes and helicopters scoured Andaman Sea islands for a third day on Saturday without any success in finding evidence of a missing Malaysia Airlines jet, an official said.
World | Reuters | Saturday March 15, 2014
Faint electronic signals sent to satellites from a missing Malaysian jetliner show it may have been flown thousands of miles off course before running out of fuel over the Indian Ocean.
World | Agence France-Press | Saturday March 15, 2014
A US naval ship and surveillance plane are heading to the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal to search for a missing Malaysian airliner that vanished a week ago, officials said Friday.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
Search operations for the Malaysian jetliner, which mysteriously disappeared last Friday, moved closer to the Chennai coast with India today readying to deploy its assets in the Bay of Bengal following a fresh request from Kuala Lumpur.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday March 3, 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will today leave for Myanmar, which is likely to be his last foreign visit as PM. Dr Singh will head to Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation...
Monday February 17, 2014
State-run oil and gas company ONGC Videsh signed two production-sharing contracts (PSC) on Monday to explore oil and gas in Bangladeshi waters.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 2, 2014
Hit by five cyclones on its eastern coast last year, India is planning to procure a NASA aircraft equipped with a lab to study wind patterns at high altitude for better prediction of such calamities.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 29, 2014
Robotic floats armed with sensors will be launched in the Indian Ocean as part of a new India-Australia research partnership to study the Indian Ocean, authorities said on Wednesday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Monday January 27, 2014
An overcrowded boat with over 50 passengers, mostly tourists, capsized in the Bay of Bengal near Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar on Sunday afternoon, killing at least 21 people. Union minister V Narayanasamy today said that there were no life jacke...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 7, 2014
India today test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and has a strike range of 350 km, from a test range at Chandipur near Balasore.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 24, 2013
Nineteen Bangladeshi fishermen have returned to their homeland after completing three-year jail-term in India for having illegally entered the Indian territory, bdnews24.com reported.
Monday December 9, 2013
Close on the heels of mining giant BHP Billiton deciding to quit Indian oil and gas blocks, Australia's Santos wants to exit its two exploration blocks in Bay of Bengal due to delays in getting approvals to start work.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 9, 2013
Very severe cyclonic storm 'Madi' over the Bay of Bengal remained stationary between Chennai and Triconamalee in Sri Lanka and would weaken gradually, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
The low pressure over the Southeast of Bay of Bengal is expected to intensify into a depression over the next 24 hours starting at 08.30 today, Met office said in Chennai today.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
India today successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha as part of a user trial by defence forces.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 29, 2013
Andhra Pradesh escaped devastation as the cyclonic storm Lehar in the Bay of Bengal weakened before crossing its coast on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 28, 2013
Cyclonic storm Lehar over west-central Bay of Bengal, which was expected to cause extensive damage in coastal Andhra Pradesh, weakened into a deep depression today bringing much-needed relief to people, as its effect may not be as lethal as feared.