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  • proper noun Capital of the union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India).


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  • On Thursday two men – Rajesh Kumar Vyas and Sarjeet Singh Guddu – appeared in court in Port Blair charged with organising a trip into the Jarawa reserve which was highlighted in the Observer investigation.

    'Human safaris' in India: tour operators face prison

  • The navy controls half the port area of the territory's capital, Port Blair.

    Asia's New Arms Race

  • Mr. Abrahum said the census takers set forth overnight in a speedboat from Port Blair, heading to the island about 60 miles east.

    India's Most Elusive Address

  • Recently VOA managed to arrange a phone conversation with several Rohingya prisoners inside the Indian prison in Port Blair.

    Rohingyas Pass Years in Stateless Limbo in Indian Jail

  • Abrahum, director of census operations for Andaman and Nicobar in Port Blair, the administrative center for the archipelago.

    India's Most Elusive Address

  • According to family and friends, 25-year-old Lauren Failla was fatally attacked by the reptile while snorkeling in Port Blair which lies off the coast of India.

    Archive 2010-05-02

  • Infrastructure outside Port Blair and a couple of other centers tends to be patchy and a lot of the travel has to be done by ferries and country boats as most of the islands are not connected among themselves by bridges.

    Ross Island : A slice of incredible India

  • In fact, although the Andamans are best known for the famous cellular jail in Port Blair where celebrities like Veer Savarkar and many others were imprisoned, the Cellular Jail was only completed in 1906.

    Ross Island : A slice of incredible India

  • From bustling Port Blair, visitors can journey by boat to outer islands like Red Skin and Cinque to snorkel, dive or kayak.

    India's Subsidized Tourism

  • Many other hotels, particularly middle-range hotels in Port Blair, cut room rates to attract guests, tourism officials and hoteliers say.

    India's Subsidized Tourism


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