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Flood-hit Assam Needs Our Attention And Assistance, Urges Sunil Chhetri

Jul 17, 2020 PTI

Sunil Chhetri is one of the first from the sporting fraternity to raise concerns around the floods in Assam, which have so far claimed more than 70 lives and displaced nearly 40 lakh people

Earthquakes Rattle Delhi's Nerves, Experts Not Sure When The Big One Is Going To Strike

Jun 05, 2020 Soumitra Bose

Delhi and its neighbourhood have been rocked by 10 low to moderate intensity tremors in less than two months. Some geologists are definitely alarmed.


Is Coronavirus Planet Earth's Way Of Controlling Its Own Destiny?

The Gaia Hypothesis states that planet Earth is not, as most of us presume, an inanimate interstellar body inhabited by animate life forms, but a live organism that regulates and controls its own destiny by corrective measures.

Let’s Make Ladakh A Zone Of Peace: Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner Sonam Wangchuk

Feb 03, 2020 Jayanta Oinam

Sonam Wangchuk speaks on climate change, its effects on Ladakh, #Ilivesimply movement and how to leave the earth as a habitable planet for future generations


26 Dead, 300 Injured As Strong Earthquake Jolts Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir

The epicentre of the earthquake was near New Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

21 June, 2019

Heatwave Death Toll In Bihar Rises To 101, Section 144 Imposed In Parts Of State

Outlook Web Bureau

Prohibitory orders have been imposed in the wake of extreme weather conditions under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in Gaya, Begusarai, Darbhanga, Gopalganj, Madhubani and Sitamarhi districts.


21 June, 2019

427 Tourists, Who Were Stranded In North Sikkim After Cloudburst, Evacuated

Outlook Web Bureau

The district administration arranged vehicles for all the 427 tourists to reach the state capital Gangtok, North Sikkim Collector Raj Yadav said.


15 June, 2019

Cyclone Vayu To Recurve In Gujarat, Likely To Hit Kutch Next Week

Outlook Web Bureau

The system is very likely to move nearly westwards during the next 48 hours and recurve northeastwards thereafter.


14 June, 2019

No Threat From Cyclone Vayu, Evacuees Can Return: Vijay Rupani

Outlook Web Bureau

The state government will pay an allowance totalling around Rs 5.5 crore to the evacuees for daily expenses over the next three days, he announced.


12 June, 2019

Cyclone Vayu Turns 'Very Severe', Gujarat Begins Evacuation In Coastal Areas

Outlook Web Bureau

The Union Home Ministry issued detailed advisories to Gujarat and the Union Territory of Diu, requesting them to take all precautionary measures to ensure that no human life is lost.


02 June, 2019

Month After Cyclone Fani, Over 48 Per Cent People Still Without Electricity In Puri

Outlook Web Bureau

'Only 1,51,889 out of 2,91,171 affected consumers (52%) have got electricity in Puri district within a month,' the official said, adding that water supply in both urban and rural areas has already been restored.


26 May, 2019

Over 700 People Homeless After Heavy Rain Lashes Tripura

Outlook Web Bureau

'North Tripura, Unakoti and Dhalai districts have been affected,' the head of the State Disaster Management Authority, Sarat Das, said.


19 May, 2019

Odisha Govt Announces Additional Relief As Post-cyclone Fani Situation Grim In Puri

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced livelihood assistance to street vendors, coconut growers and poultry farmers affected by the cyclone.


15 May, 2019

Delay, Despair And Discrimination Against Dalits Even After Cyclone Fani: When Will Odisha Learn?

Debabrata Patra

Although 1.4 million people were evacuated just in time, relief in Puri and other places including Bhubaneswar reached one week after the cyclone.


15 May, 2019

Election Commission Orders Re-polling In 34 Booths Of 10 Odisha Districts

Outlook Web Bureau

The fresh polls will be held in different assembly segments in the districts of Cuttack, Deogarh, Puri, Angul, Keonjhar, Khurda, Jajpur, Balasore, Mayurbhanj and Jagatsinghpur.


15 May, 2019

12 Days After Cyclone 'Fani', No Electricity In Puri District

Outlook Web Bureau

The entire power infrastructure in Puri district has been devastated in the cyclone which damaged 75 towers of 220 KV and 25 towers of 132 KV.


09 May, 2019

No Drinking Water, Food: Civil Society Members Write To Odisha CM, List Observations In Aftermath Of Cyclone Fani

Outlook Web Bureau

Cyclone Fani has left a trail of destruction ripping apart all the major infrastructure in over 11 coastal districts affecting more than 1.5 crore people.


09 May, 2019

Cyclone Fani Aftermath: What Needs To Be Done To Rehabilitate People In Odisha

Debabrata Patra

Repairs and rehabilitation work after Cyclone Fani need to be done quickly owing to the upcoming monsoon season. After the initial relief announced by the government, the rehabilitation should be done within six months to one year.


Photo Gallery

Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.

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A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.

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Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

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Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.

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