This article is an attempt to assess possible changes in the climate of Port Blair, the capital of the Union territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair bench allows resort that may endanger Jarawas THE Calcutta High Court has cleared the construction of a holiday resort near the forest area reserved for the threatened Jarawa tribe in South Andamans. The Andaman administration had appealed against building the resort saying it was within the five-kilometre buffer zone of the reserve and would endanger the tribe

This Master Plan is aimed to develop Port Blair and its environs progressively into self sustaining community, with socio-economic development and enhancement in quality life keeping in view of its ecologically fragile environment.

This Master Plan is aimed to develop Port Blair and its environs progressively into self sustaining community, with socio-economic development and enhancement in quality life keeping in view of its ecologically fragile environment.

Scientists begin work on vaccine in Port Blair scientists at the Regional Medical Research Centre (rmrc) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are all set to begin work on developing a vaccine against Chikungunya, a viral infection that killed over 80 people in India in 2006.

there is growing evidence to believe that the incidence of acid rain is increasing in India. Many experts link the phenomenon with increasing industrialisation in the country. On August 23,

authorities in the Andaman islands are now reviving 191 old wells, dug during World War ii in Port Blair in an attempt to check the city's mounting water crisis. The city currently receives a

On January 4, the government announced that 901 people died and 6,010 were missing in the tsunami that hit Andaman and Nicobar islands on December 26. That cannot even be a half-truth. Samir Acharya, secretary of the Society for Andaman and Nicobar Ecology, said that according to four Nicobarese tribal chiefs, around 10,000 people, a third of the island's population, had died in Car Nicobar.

Providing relief after a disaster like the December 2004 tsunami is a great challenge, especially in archipelagos far away from the mainland. But the administration of the Union territory of the

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