Andaman Islands: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Hansraj Gangaram Ahir gives information about Sentinelese in a written reply to question in Lok Sabha

The North Sentinel Island (NSI) is home to the Sentinelese tribe, which have consistently refused any interaction with the outside world. They are hostile to outsiders and have killed people who approached or landed on the island. Sentinelese people are believed to be the only pre-Neolithic people in the world. This means they have a ..

American national ‘John Allen Chau’ allegedly killed by people belonging to protected Sentinelese tribe in North Sentinel Island

The North Sentinel Island is one of the Andaman Islands, which includes South Sentinel Island, in the Bay of Bengal. It is home to the Sentinelese who, often violently, reject any contact with the outside world, and are among the last uncontacted peoples to remain virtually untouched by modern civilisation. Recently, it is in news ..

As part of 10th edition of MILAN 2018,MILES-18 naval exercise at sea started

As part of the 10th edition of MILAN 2018, the first-ever multi-nation naval exercise at sea called MILES-18 has started on March 11, 2018. The exercise will be conducted for three days in the Andaman Sea. Those participating in the event include 11 foreign naval ships and six Indian ships. Apart from enhancing inter-operability, the ..

The Indian Navy to host multi-national MILAN series of exercises in Port Blair

The Indian Navy will host the multinational MILAN series of exercises under the theme of ‘Friendship Across the Seas’ at Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar islands from March 6 to March 13, 2018. Besides fostering cooperation through naval exercises and professional interactions, MILAN also provides an excellent opportunity to the participating navies to come ..

Andaman & Nicobar: All children of primitive tribe ‘Onges’ enrolled into school under SSA

A land mark achievement has been made under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in Andaman and Nicobar islands, by enrolling all the children of the Primitive tribe Onges in to school. The Primary School established exclusively for the Onges tribe in Little Andaman has been upgraded to Elementary school to ensure uninterrupted education to one of ..

Andaman’s first feature film to be shown on DD-I

‘Gandhi The Mahatma’: A feature film, shot and produced in islands. It will be the first time in the history of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that a feature film, shot and produced in islands, will be telecast by Doordarshan’s National Channel, DD-I. The film will be telecasted on March 9, 2012.The film is produced and ..