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Bay of Bengal

Cyclone 'Yaas' set to be 'Very Severe'; IAF ready with 11 aircrafts, 25 choppers

Cyclone Yaas is feared to strike the Odisha and West Bengal coasts in a very severe shape, as deadly as last year’s Amphan

24 May 2021 12:59 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Worry on Brahmaputra waters seems misplaced

A published paper estimates that the utilisable water of the Brahmaputra system is just four percent of the total discharge

08 Dec 2020 9:16 AM

Cyclonic storm brewing in Bay of Bengal; rains likely in coastal districts from Tuesday

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into north Bay of Bengal along and off West Bengal-Odisha coasts from May 18 to 21.

16 May 2020 4:45 PM

Heavy rain batters Odisha; creates flood-like situation in 2 districts

The incessant rain has snapped road link between the district headquarters town of Malkangiri and Jeypore.

07 Aug 2019 1:43 PM

516 fishermen, 32 indian boats repatriated by coast guard from Bangladesh

The boats alongwith the fishermen are being escorted up to Kakdwip harbour where they will be handed over to state fisheries authorities.

16 Jul 2019 8:50 PM

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Cyclone Fani: Red alert sounded in Srikakulam district

As many as 11 mandals along the Bay of Bengal coast in Srikakulam are expected to bear the brunt of Fani.

01 May 2019 7:34 PM

Indian Navy's coastal battery project in Bay of Bengal on track

This was informed by Naval Officer-in-Charge (West Bengal) Commodore Suprobho K De on Monday.

03 Dec 2018 8:04 PM

Mumbai rains to pick up pace

Light to moderate showers expected in next 48 hours.

23 Sep 2018 5:26 AM

Odisha, Andhra Pradesh coast likely to be hit by cyclone tonight, warns IMD

The depression, which was initially over west-central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas, moved westward and intensified, IMD said.

20 Sep 2018 7:47 PM

Heavy rain forecast in Bengal till tomorrow

The city recorded 22 mm rainfall till 5.30 pm from 8.30 am on Wednesday, the Met said.

02 Aug 2018 6:04 AM

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ICG recovers 5 more fishermen’s bodies from the Bay of Bengal

The bodies were lying trapped inside the fishing boat Joykrishna. The boat which was sighted as capsized around south of Dalhousie Islands.

22 Jul 2018 6:07 AM

Bodies of 8 missing fishermen recovered

Six bodies were recovered on Thursday, while two were found on Wednesday, he added.

20 Jul 2018 6:49 AM

MV SSL Kolkata develops crack around the middle

The crack has caused the entry of water to the ship leading to a tilt on its right.

28 Jun 2018 6:01 AM

Rescue operations still continue on MV SSL Kolkata

Sources indicated that the salvage operation is expected to continue this week entirely.

21 Jun 2018 7:12 AM

ICG conducts Sagar Kavach, plans to increase strength in Bay of Bengal

IGC plans to increase its strength by inducting new aerial, sea-borne assets by 2019 after concluding its coastal security exercise.

06 Jun 2018 8:49 PM

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Reliance to shut oil, gas fields in KG-D6 block

RIL had till date made 19 oil and gas discoveries in the Krishna Godavri basin.

29 Apr 2018 5:03 PM

ONGC, Reliance in talks with customers to sell east coast gas

The plan is to transport the gas from the east coast to the industrial heart belt of western India.

10 Apr 2018 6:36 PM

Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is the festival of kites.

14 Jan 2018 11:42 AM

‘Afghanistan salt mines pushing up air pollution’

A study by the CPCB scientists, including its air laboratory chief Dipankar Saha, has found that about 11 % of PM2.5 in Delhi are salt particles.

20 Dec 2017 6:33 AM

At least 100 Rohingyas dead in boat capsize as bodies wash ashore in Bangladesh

The UN says at least 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled a Myanmar military crackdown in Rakhine since August 25.

13 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

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