Andaman and Nicobar Islands: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India to launch “Lighthouse Tourism”

On July 7, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Shipping shri Mansukh Mandaviya held a high-level meeting to develop 194 lighthouses into major tourist attractions. This will boost tourism activities and also will provide ..

India-China Stand-off in Ladakh triggers Andaman build up

India and China have been facing stand-off along Line of Actual Control, especially in the Pangong Tso lake in the Ladakh region. Even after several rounds of peace talks between the army high commands of ..

COVID-19 Threat to Andaman and Nicobar

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is presenting a threat not only to the indigenous people of Andaman but also to the endangered languages of the island. People of Andaman The indigenous people of Andaman are reported ..

APEDA organises its first awareness programme in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has recently organised its first awareness programme in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. APEDA, which comes under the aegis of Union Ministry of Commerce and Industries, organised ..

Home Minister Chairs the sixth meeting of the Island Development Agency (IDA)

For reviewing the progress made towards the program ‘Holistic Development of Islands’, the Island Development Agency on Monday,  13th January 2020 conducted its sixth meeting under the chairmanship of the Union Home Minister of India, Amit ..