A group of Rohingya refugees is adrift in a boat in the Andaman Sea without food or water, the United Nations said Wednesday, as their families worried that many may have already died.
Amid reports of death on board the boat, CARE appeals for countries on the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal to conduct a search and rescue mission for #Rohingya refugees stranded at sea and allow the distressed passengers to disembark in a safe location.
A group of Rohingya refugees in distress on the Andaman Sea are desperately in need of rescue. We appeal for immediate action to save their lives and prevent further tragedy.
Modern infrastructure developed in Andaman-Nicobar is a key aspect for blue economy. Fisheries, aqua culture and seaweed farming are key aspects of blue economy. A pilot project on sea-weed farming gave positive results. A study has been started to promote its agriculture: PM
#USSBoxer and French navy aircraft carrier, #FSCharlesdeGaulle , conducted drills in the Andaman Sea, June 7. The French Navy carrier strike group deployment is the first in the Indo-Pacific since 2002. #NavyPartnerships
Effective use of waterways augurs well for tourism. Places like Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, our vibrant North East, places with many water bodies, big dams, waterways will benefit with usage of sea planes. More tourism also brings greater economic opportunities.
Indian police have so far failed to retrieve the body of an American Christian missionary who died last week trying to access a forbidden island in the Andaman Sea because they saw the islanders ready with bows and arrows.