Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicCyclone Nisarga

Topic: Cyclone Nisarga

Building collapse adds to Covid woes of Raigad that has country’s highest positivity rate

After Cyclone Nisarga, Mahad building collapse comes as another disaster for Raigad administration, which is already grappling with an alarming Covid positivity rate of 31.7%.

Week after Nisarga, over 3 lakh in Raigad & Ratnagiri without power, rains could delay relief

Cyclone Nisarga spared capital Mumbai of any major damage but battered the state’s other coastal districts, including Raigad and Ratnagiri. 

Losses worth Rs 1.25 crore in Thane, Palghar due to Cyclone Nisarga: MSEDCL

MSEDCL said its Kalyan circle office bore the maximum brunt of the cyclone that flattened 168 power poles and destroyed 8 transformers and power lines of 32-km length.

Uddhav Thackeray announces emergency relief of Rs 100 crore to Raigad over Cyclone Nisarga

Noting that six people had died due to the cyclone, the Chief Minister directed officials to provide aid of Rs 4 lakh to the families of the deceased.

Maharashtra CM asks for damage report due to cyclone Nisarga within 2 days

Six people died in Maharashtra due to cyclone-related incidents and 16 were injured, while six cattle were also killed, said a statement from the Chief Minister's Office.

Weakened Cyclone Nisarga likely to enter MP by Thursday from southern part of state: IMD

As a result of the cyclone, parts of Madhya Pradesh received rainfall Wednesday and will likely continue on Thursday as well, officials said.

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.