Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicCyclone Yaas

Topic: Cyclone Yaas

Odisha, West Bengal successfully saved lives in Cyclone Yaas. Next is protecting property

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1 crore people affected, 3 lakh houses damaged due to cyclone ‘Yaas’ in Bengal, says Mamata

Cautioning people that high tide in seas, caused by the storm surge, would persist, West Bengal CM Banerjee claimed that Bengal happens to be the ‘most-affected state’.

Cyclone Yaas landfall process begins with wind speed of 130-140 kmph near Odisha’s Dhamra port

The landfall process will take three-four hours to complete and the maximum impact is expected to be felt in Odisha's Balasore and Bhadrak districts.

Cyclone Yaas likely to make landfall in Odisha’s Dhamra Port, IMD says

The cyclone is likely to intensify into a 'very severe cyclonic storm' Tuesday evening and make landfall Wednesday morning. IMD says Chandbali in Odisha might suffer maximum damage.

Bengal facing ‘repeated discrimination’ from Centre, unhappy with cyclone aid, says Mamata

The West Bengal CM said that Amit Shah had promised to extend full cooperation, but when it came to announcing advance funds for the states, Bengal got less.

Cyclone Yaas likely to cross Odisha-West Bengal coasts on 26 May

The cyclone is likely to make landfall between Paradip and Sagar Islands after intensifying into a 'very severe cyclonic storm' with wind speeds of 155-165 kmph.

Prepare for worst-case scenario, NDRF chief tells Bengal & Odisha govt as Cyclone Yaas brews

NDRF chief S N Pradhan has urged authorities to adopt an over-preparing approach and carry out evacuation even in the least vulnerable places.

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A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.