Sikkim floods

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Cloudburst In North Sikkim, 30 Missing And Search Operation Is Underway

At least 30 people were reported missing in flash floods triggered by a glacial lake outburst in north Sikkim late on October 3, night. The sudden cloudburst created havoc amongst people, in Sikkim, and the situation is likely to worsen in the region. "The exact number of people who have gone missing is still not confirmed. We are gathering details," said concerned officials. Meanwhile, a search operation is underway.

Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 12:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Glacier, Lake, Cloudburst, north sikkim, Search Operations

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Flash Floods

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Cloud Burst Over Lhonak Lake In North Sikkim, 23 Army Personnel Missing

Ah sudden cloudburst occurred, leading to flash floods in Teesta River in Lachen Valley, North Sikkim. Some army establishments along the valley have been affected and efforts are on to confirm details. Furthermore,  if sources to beleive, 23 Indian Army personnel have been reported missing and some vehicles are reported submerged under the slush. Search operations are underway. This is a developing story, details are awaited.

Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 09:41 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: north sikkim, Lhonak Lake, Cloudburst, army personnel, environment, flash floods


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Delhi-NCR, North Indian Region Felt 4.6, 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake

Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR and across Northern India on October 3, after twin earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 6.2 struck Nepal between 2 to 3 pm (IST). The epicenter of the earthquake was Nepal, according to the National Center for Seismology. People rush out of the office building as strong tremors of earthquake were felt across North India. More visuals of tremors from Uttarakhand is going viral.

Tue, 03 Oct 2023 - 04:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Earthquake, Delhi-NCR, Natural Disaster, Delhi disaster, Richter Scale

Cleanliness drive

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PM Modi Launches Swacchataa Hi Seva Hai Campaign On Gandhi Jayanti Eve

Marking the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, on October 2, PM Narendra Modi-led BJP government launched "Swacchataa Hi Seva Hai" campaign towards a clean and neat environment. In his latest Man Ki Baat episode, PM Modi said, Swacchataa (cleanliness) is important and asked citizens to participate and give Swacchanjli to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. Notably, many political leaders, Bollywood actors and other citizens participated in the… read-more

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 08:56 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Swacchataa, PM Modi, cleanliness drive, celebrities, Politican Leaders

Delhi winters and pollution

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Arvind Kejriwal Government Announces Winter Action Plan To Curb Pollution

Ahead of the winters, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced winter action plan to curb pollution in the national capital. In winters, due to crops burning in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, the air quality gets disturbed, increasing pollution in Delhi. To curb the pollution, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi Government comes up with initiatives. Kejriwal announced Pusa biodecomposer to be sprayed on 5,000 hectares of farmland.

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 - 01:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Arvind Kejriwal, Pollution, Winter Action Plan, Crop Bustling, AAP

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

M Swaminathan

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Father Of India's Green Revolution MS Swaminathan Passed Away At 98

Renowned agricultural scientist and the "Father of India's Green Revolution" MS Swaminathan died on September 28, in Chennai. Dr. Swaminathan's (98) contributions to agriculture revolutionised food security in India and earned him global recognition. Survived by his three daughters, Soumya, Madhura and Nitya, his legacy is marked by a lifelong dedication to sustainable agriculture. Dr Swaminathan's journey as a plant geneticist paved the way… read-more

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 - 02:09 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Green Revolution, MS Swaminathan, passed away, health issues, Chennai

Courtesy: NDTV


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Earthquake Of 5.1 Magnitude Hits Indonesia's Northern Sumatra

A 5.1 magnitude quake hit Indonesia's Northern Sumatra province on Thursday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said. The temblor that rocked the region at 0407 GMT was epicentered at 0.32 degrees north latitude and 98.70 degrees east longitude, Xinhua news agency reported. Its depth was 10.0 km. This is a developing story, more details are awaited.

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 - 03:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Earthquake, Magnitude 5.1, Indonesia, World news, Natural Disaster, Calamity

Courtesy: Ommcomnews


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Heavy Rain Lashes The National Capital Region

Heavy rain and gusty winds swept through Delhi and the National Capital Region today morning, causing waterlogging in several parts of the city. Delhi residents can expect mostly cloudy skies with light to moderate rain over the next five days, according to the weather forecast. Light rain fell in parts of South West Delhi, including Vasant Vihar, Munirka, and RK Puram, early this morning.

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 10:04 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: National Capital Region, weather report, rainfall, City

Courtesy: NDTV

Libya Floods

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Libya Floods: 6,000 Died, Others Missing, EU Sends Assistance

The European Union is to provide disaster response equipment and humanitarian funding to Libya, the European Commission said. The aid from Germany, Romania and Finland consists of “tents, field beds and blankets, 80 generators, food items, as well as hospital tents and water tanks”, the EU said. EU crisis management commission Janez Lenarcic said the bloc had also released an initial 500,000 euros ($535,000) in emergency funding.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 05:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: EU, Libya Floods, International, Thousands died, Assistance

Courtesy: Al Jazeera

Elon Musk

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CEO Elon Musk Says Climate Change Will Not End World

As the G20 nations urged the world to double down on efforts to address climate change during the weekend, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Monday said climate change will not end the world as is being propagated. Reacting to a follower who posted that 14-year-olds are being told climate change is going to end the world as we know it and essentially nothing can be done

Mon, 11 Sep 2023 - 01:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Space X, Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, Climate Change, G20 Leaders