Congress raising storm over citizenship law: PM Modi in Jharkhand
"Congress and its allies are stoking fire over the citizenship Act but people of the Northeast have rejected violence. Actions of the Congress prove that all decisions taken in Parliament are correct," he said.
Indian Ocean island Mayotte on cyclone alert
The storm was expected to make landfall around 7:00 pm local time (1600 GMT), and island authori...
Built on sand: Dutch find unlikely ally against water
While building on sand has traditionally been a byword for wobbly foundations, the Dutc...
Failure to reverse emissions means more heatwaves, storms & pollution: António Guterres
The UN’s emission gap report released last week said the world is on track for a 3.6 degree C temperature increase, putting hundreds of millions of people at risk. Current global efforts to reduce carbon-dioxide emission are not sufficient to meet the goal set in Paris to restrict temperature rise to well below 2 degrees C.
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc in Odisha, trees uprooted
The severe cyclonic storm Bulbul hit Odisha’s Kendrapada district on Nov 09. Due to severe cyclonic storm, trees were uprooted and roads got...
Can ‘CP’ weather another Karvy storm?
Even as Karvy tried to adopt corporate practices, a few old habits lingered.
Cyclone Kyarr intensifies into severe storm
The cyclonic storm namely 'Kyarr' intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the east-central Arabian Sea.It lay centred about 190 km to ...
Cyclone Bulbul: IndiGo cancels flights, offers alternate arrangements to passengers
"The peak hour of the cyclone is expected from 10 PM Saturday until 4 AM Sunday. All the passengers of the affected domestic flights are being notified and alternate arrangements being offered,"the low-cost carrier said in a statement. With around 48 per cent share in the domestic air passenger market, IndiGo is the largest airline in India.
Cyclone 'Bulbul' intensifies; rain pounds parts of WB, Odisha
Cyclone 'Bulbul', currently moving at a speed of 13 kmph, may intensify further by Saturday, Biswas said. It is unlikely to make a landfall in Odisha, but the state should brace for heavy to very heavy rainfall in its coastal and northern districts in the next two days, HR Biswas, the director of Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre, said.
Cyclone 'Bulbul' to bring heavy rain; West Bengal, Odisha prepare to face calamity
With the cyclone 'Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal set to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm, triggering heavy rain in parts of Odish...
Remark was against Udham Singh's 'insult', says Pragya Thakur, calls controversy 'storm of lies'
BJP MP Pragya Thakur on Thursday insisted that her controversial remarks made in the Lok Sabha was against "insult" to revolutionary Udham Singh and said that "storm of lies becomes so big at times that even day appears to be night".
'Terminator' Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka election
The retired lieutenant colonel, nicknamed the "Terminator" by his own family, won 53-54 percent of the vote, his spokesman told AFP as Rajapaksa's main rival Sajith Premadasa of the ruling party conceded the race. "It is a clear win. We envisaged it. We are very happy that Gota will be the next president," spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said.
LS speaker may suspend two Cong MPs for storming Well of House, shouting slogans: Sources
Congress MPs Hibi Eden and T N Prathapan may face suspension for obstructing Parliament proceedings by shouting slogans and black banner which said "stop murder of democracy". According to the sources, the suspension of the two MPs was "imminent" as Birla was "upset" with their refusal to apologise for their conduct.
Lok Sabha adjourned as Cong members storm well over Maharashtra govt issue
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said democracy has been murdered in Maharashtra. Speaker Om Birla ordered the removal of two Congress members Hibi Eden and T N Prathapan- who were holding a big banner with 'stop murder of democracy slogan - by marshals.
Cyclone Bulbul may intensify, likely to move towards West Bengal
A cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours and set to move towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts, skirting Odisha. The maximum sustained windspeed within and around the area of cyclone 'Bulbul' had been recorded 70 to 80 km per hour, with gusts up to 90 kmph.
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