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India

Cyclone Amphan to hit coastal areas from afternoon

As super cyclone Amphan barrels towards the Indian shores, the government had evacuated lakhs of people from vulnerable areas and shifted to safety

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India

Amphan may cause destruction, but NDRF is ready

Cyclone Amphan will face dogged resistance by the country’s disaster response force that has met such challenges successfully time and again

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World

‘CPEC smacks of Chinese expansionism, Pakistan doomed’

Alice Wells said while China would reach the strategically important Indian Ocean using CPEC, the corridor will impoverish Pakistan

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Sci-Tech

Cyclone Maha in western States; Bay of Bengal disturbed too

Know the extent of risk you face, the nature of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal that causes many a cyclone; how they are named

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India

Ganga Sagar Mela: Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip

Sagar Island:┬áNearly 20 lakh devotees from across the country as well as from neighbouring Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh today took a holy dip at the confluence of the River Ganga and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. With prayers on their lips, the devotees jostled for space since early hours to […]