Monthly Archives: October 2011

Tourists held hostage in Kalpeni Island, Lakshadweep

Kochi: Around 130 domestic tourists, including over 30 children came from various parts of the mainland were stranded at Kalpeni island in Lakshwadeep after locals prevented them from boarding boats to their ship. The captors were using the tourists to … Continue reading

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Boating and Sailing

Boats or small ships have been use since time immemorial. Perhaps the urge to sail across the rivers, seas and oceans urged Man to develop better and huge boats carry livestock, granary and his folk to new places.

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Watersports: Sport Diving

Springboard Diving and Platform Diving. Basic dive has four distinct phases: the starting position, the take-off, the in-flight maneuvers, and the entry into the water.

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Watersports: Swimming

Swimming is an integral part of almost all water-based activities. It is also a competitive sport itself. People can swim in any body of water large enough to permit free movement. These areas include ponds, lakes, rivers, the ocean, and … Continue reading

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Lakshadweep Development Corporation Ltd. (LDCL)

Union Territory of Lakshadweep, a group of small islands in the Arabian Sea, 16 hours journey by sea fromCochinwith vast tourism potential and foreign exchange earner, is under the administrative control of the Administrator, UTL.  Lakshadweep Administration is the Governmental … Continue reading

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