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2005-07-24 12:42:48

PORT BLAIR, India (Reuters) - India's Andaman and Nicobar islands are not in danger of a tsunami after an earthquake hit the area on Sunday, the island chain's top federal administrator said.

2005-07-24 13:20:48

PORT BLAIR, India (Reuters) - India's Andaman and Nicobar islands, devastated by last year's tsunami, were shaken by a strong quake on Sunday but a senior official said he saw no danger of new killer waves hitting the Indian Ocean archipelago. The U.S.

2005-07-24 12:08:40

PORT BLAIR, India (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of 7.2 magnitude shook India's Andaman and Nicobar islands on Sunday causing residents of the region to run from their homes, but there were no early reports of casualties or damage, police said.

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2005-05-19 19:52:14

Two primitive tribes in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands are believed to be direct descendants of the first humans who migrated from Africa at least 50,000 years ago, according to a study by Indian biologists.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.