Does India own the Lakshadweep Islands?
Yes, India does own the Lakshadweep Islands. As far as I know, its under India's president's comand. It doesn't have any government in it.
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lakshadweep islands are called coral islands as polyps, over the years when die forms layers of land. it is a natural and slow phenomena. thus, like this Lakshadweep is formed.
There are a total of 39 islands that make up Lakshadweep. There aretwelve atolls, three reefs and five submerged banks. The geographyof Lakshadweep changes frequently with growing reefs andfluctuating ocean levels.
No, India is more like a peninsula. An island is surrounded by water on all four sides. A peninsula is surrounded by water on three sides. Now Sri Lanka which is off the south-east coast of India is an island nation because it is surrounded on four sides with water.
The Azores is not owned by anyone but it is a part of Portugal. Itis an autonomous region and is made up of volcanic islands. Theofficial name is RegiÃÂ£o AutÃÂ³noma dos AÃÂ§ores.
The United States do. The bought them from Denmark in 1917 for 25 million in gold.
American forces maintained a base on Iwo through the Korean War. The island was a U.S. territory under military control until it was returned to Japan in 1968. The last American presence, a Coast Guard unit, left the island in October 1993. Today the island is a Japanese Self Defense Force base. It …is off limits to tourists, aside for the annual memorial services once a year. from http://www.pacificwrecks.com/provinces/japan_iwo_jima.html (MORE)
Not one country owns all of the Carribean Islands. Many of them are independent. However, there are some that are parts of countries, such as Puerto Rico, which is U.S. territory. The only four countries that own some of the islands are the U.S., Great Britain, the Netherlands, and France. The rest …are independent. (MORE)
Coral islands are created by tiny sea-creatures called polyps. In order to protect skeletons of Calcium carbonate. When they die, these skeletons turn into large masses of white limestone.
There is no Balgaram - its the island of Bangaram, located in the Lakshadweep territory, off the western coast of southern India (Kerala) in the Arabian Sea.
There are two island nations south of India: Sri Lanka is southeast of India while the Maldives are southwest of India.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the east and The Lakshadweep Islands in the west.
In what way did the island kingdom of Ceylon follow ashoka more closely than did ashoka's own country of India?
I think its bc more people converted to Buddhism in Ceylon than in Ashoka's kingdom.
Lakshadweep is made from tiny marine animals known as polyps. The skeleton of these creature after they die are known as coral. Since Lakshadweep contains many polyps it is known as coral islands
India has two main islands. The Andaman and Nicobar islands, whichin 576 islands, and the Lakshadweep islands, which includesislands.
Sri Lanka is off the southeastern coast of India. Maldives is off the southwestern coast of India.
Times Of India, Mid-Day, Nav-Bharth Times, Stardust , Femina,Vijaya Times, Vijaya Karnataka, Times now (24- hour news channel)and many more. Times Group is owned by Bennet & Coleman. 'WorldChristian Council' does 80 per cent of the Funding, and anEnglishman and an Italian equally share balance 20 pe…rcent. TheItalian Robertio Mindo is a close relative of Sonia Gandhi. (MORE)
Lakshadweep is made from tiny marine animals known as polyps. The skeleton of these creature after they die are known as coral. Since Lakshadweep contains many polyps it is known as coral islands.
1. Delivery Competence: You will have to show experience in the local finance and legal knowledge to attract clients. So if you want to serve clients from USA, then your team should have the US-specific knowledge. This means extra costs in acquiring those skills compared to what you have already in… your team. 2. Client Relationships: Its very difficult to get KPO/LPO projects without solid client relationships, where the client trusts you or your representative. If you are starting from scratch, it will take you a long time to build these relationships, which will give clients the comfort level to outsource to you. Its important to have at least one person from your team or your representative to reside in the target country. You should consider partnering with companies/professionals in these countries who have client relationships and who can present themselves for initial discussions. (MORE)
For Indians: All Indian tourists need to get entry permits from the Lakshadweep administration. The four islands open to Indian Tourists are Kalpeni, Kavaratti, Minicoy, and Kadmat. Tours to these islands by ship are organized by the Society for Promotion of Recreational Tourism and Sports (SPORTS)…, an arm of the Lakshadweep administration. Foreign Tourists: Foreign tourists can only visit Bangaram and Kadmat islands. Prior to booking a hotel stay foreign tourists are required to provide the following information: 1. Full Name, 2. Address, 3. Place/Date of Birth, 4. Nationality, 5.Passport Number, 6. Date of Issue/Expiry of Passport. (MORE)
Maldive Islands are not in India. The Maldives is a chain of 26 coral atolls southwest of Sri Lanka, extending across the equThe Maldives is a chain of 26 coral atolls southwest of Sri Lanka, extending across the equator in a north-south strip 754km (468mi) long and 118km (73mi) wide. The 1192 lo…w-lying coral islands are so small that dry land makes up less than 4% of the country's total territory. Some islands are uninhabited sandbars with a patch of scrub, while others are several kilometers across and covered in palms and tropical scrub. (MORE)
No. Such rumors began to circulate early 2010, but Clooney recently issued a statement saying that he had no plans to purchase an island at any point in time.
Pitti bird sanctuary is the only bird sanctuary in Lakshadweep. This island is protected under Indian wildlife act 1972. This island is the only place in India where terns breed. Though terns breed in other open reefs like Cheriyapani and Valiyapani Pitti support the highest numbers. For more detail…s, please see the site listed below. (MORE)
More than 100 million years ago, most of what is now India wasindeed an island. It had broken off from an ancient super-continentreferred to as Gondwanaland by paleogeographers. Now it forms moreof a peninsular. An island is a land mass completely surrounded bywater
sea food and halal meat is thetraditional food of lakhadweep and tradional dress is lungi, kachi and trousers.
well, today when my social mam was explaining me about lakshwadeep island ...she told us that it was formed by small creatures names sea polyps and like that it went on .. This Is True ... =)
Spratly Islands (not Spartly) are claimed by Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Philippines and Brunei. One of the Spratly Island known as Spratly Island (proper) or Truong Sa Island is owned by Vietnam .
The Diaoyu Islands or the Senkaku Islands as they are sometimes known are under the administration of Japan. However they are also claimed by China and Taiwan.
I believe the Palace , the Taj Mahal , once a private residence, is now owned by the Government , and open to visitors,
literally,it was not good.because the british only aimed for their development through India's resources,people,wealth etc. but the british did do some good stuffs for india.they developed a good network of railways,roads.they taught us how to have a unified government.they introduced a better form …of education. (MORE)
Chile as a South American country in the continent's west, on the Pacific Ocean. Easter Island is located in the southeast section of the same ocean. Therefore, Chile is the closest country to Easter Island with a distance of 3510 km (2180 miles) between them. Due to this geographic relationship, an…d the fact that the Spanish were one of the first to 'discover' Easter Island, Chile annexed the island on September 9, 1888 by Policarpo Toro, by means of the "Annexation Treaty of the island" , that the government of Chile signed with the Rapa Nui people. (MORE)
The owner of spratly island is Philippines,spratly island is near in Palawan,Philippines so Vietnam is not the owner of spratly island...........sorry Vietnam :)
they are plain but colourful. the men wear lungi and the younger generation wears a shirts. the women of lakshadweep wear kachi it can't be explained properly..
Before WWII the Islands were a British colony for some fifty years. Since 1978 the Solomon Islands are an independent, self-governing sovereign nation, though retaining close ties to Australia.
McDonald's restaurants are found in 120 countries and territories around the world and serve nearly 54 million customers each day. The company also operates other restaurant brands, such as Piles CafÃ© and Boston Market, and has a minority stake in Pret a Manger. The company owned a majority stake… in Chipotle Mexican Grill until completing its divestment in October 2006. Until December 2003, it also ownedDonatos Pizza. It also has a subsidiary, Redbox, which started in 2003 as 18-foot (5.5 m) wide automated convenience stores, but as of 2005, has focused on DVD rental machines.. Source(s): (MORE)
Sri Lanka is an island country directly southeast of India.Indonesia is also southeast of India, but is made up of severalthousand islands and is further east.
Lakshadweep is not accessible directly from Trivandrum, you need to travel via Kochi. (Kochi is 6 hours away (by road) from Trivandrum ) Lakshadweep is about 18 hours away (by Sea). By Air (Air India) to Lakshadweep from Kochi, is about 1.5 hours. Distance between Kochi & Lakshadweep - 440KMs
Lakshadweep is the smallest union territory in the Indian sub-continent. The whole of Lakshad-weep area is comprised of three coral reefs, five banks that are immersed under water and twelve atolls. The wonderful land of Lakshadweep has immense possibility of being a world famous tour-ist spot. … Lakshadweep covers an area of thirty-two square kilometers. The Tropical Paradise, as the beauti-ful islands of Lakshadweep is lovingly called, is a group of thirty-six scattered islands. Out of these only ten islands are inhabited and the rest of the islands remain uninhabited and are yet to be explored. Kavaratti is the capital of the beautiful Lakshadweep islands. Geographical location of the area of Lakshadweep is at 71 degree and 74-degree East Longitude and at 80 degree & 12 degree 30 minutes North Latitude. According to the census of 2001, the total population of all the islands is about 60,650. Out of this, 31,131 are males and 29,519 are females. The Population Density in Lakshadweep is around 500 to 2500 people per square kilometers. Muslims occupy majority of the area of the inhabited islands though Hindus and Christians are also part of the human community of the islands of Lakshadweep. The Lakshadweep Area has 0486 as its STD code. As registered in the census of 2001, the liter-acy rate of the area is 87.52 percent. The official language of the islands of Lakshadweep is Mala-yalam. Like the other places in the world, the geography and history of Lakshadweep influences many of the people of Lakshadweep and their culture. (MORE)
well it does share the British national anthem but is not part of Britain itself x Britain is the island made up of Wales, Ireland and England... The Falkland islands are however British owned! The Falklands are a British Overseas Territory and rely on the UK for Defence and diplomacy. They will …have a referendum in March 2013 to decide their future, do they wish to become independent, remain a BOT or allign with Argentina ( No likely) (MORE)
The Madagascar block, and a narrow remnant microcontinent presently occupied by the http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Seychelles Islands, were broken off India.....
No. Except for the Japanese occupation during Wrold War 2, the US controlled the Philippines from 1898 - 1946.
No. Or at least no islands of significant area. Sri Lanka is an island off India's coast, but it is a separate, sovereign nation and thus is not included in the area of India.
the largest group of islands belong to India is the Andaman and Nicobar islands themselves.the both together form the largest group of islands in India.
Indian vagabond butterflyfish ( Chaetodon decussatus ) is the state animal of Lakshadweep, Republic of India.
The Sooty Tern , ( Onychoprion fuscatus) is the state bird of Lakshadweep, Republic of India.
The first person to have his own ATM in INDIA is Mr. Rajesh Jaipuria from Bhopal.
It is a subcontinent. It's not an island because it's not surrounded by water. It's not a continent because it's part of Asia.
Lakshadweep is a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea, 120-270 miles off the south western coast of India.
Lakshadweep has a ship yard that is a main tourist attraction for shopping and relaxing. Traveling tourists need a permit to visit this island, and alcohol can only be consumed in one region.
There are numerous Wikipedia pages devoted to the country of India. They discuss religions, geography, people, food, and politics. One can go to the main India page and from there see the different links to the subsections.
Most Cruise Liners operate an island to provide unique ports ofcall for each company. Carnival operates Half Moon Cay. Royaloperates Coco Cay Bahamas.