floods

India to face brunt of climate change, warns IPCC report

India to face brunt of climate change, warns IPCC report

March 1, 2022

Yet another report on climate change and global warming has warned that world is firmly on its way to a catastrophic situation within the next three decades in absence of any serious action to cut greenhouse gas emissions and to mitigate the impact of climate crisis on the most v...

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Counting costs of climate catastrophe: USD 170 bn in 2021

Counting costs of climate catastrophe: USD 170 bn in 2021

December 28, 2021

A report published by British charity Christian Aid says that the 10 biggest extreme weather events in 2021 caused damage exceeding USD 170 billion, while claiming more than 1075 lives and displacing 1.3 million people worldwide. The charity goes on to say that this is the highes...

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Revisiting the story of Kedarnath

Revisiting the story of Kedarnath

December 10, 2018

The film Kedarnath revisits the mishap that had struck Uttarakhand in 2013 while sticking to the essence of Bollywood and having a love angle to it. Here is flashback to the disaster.

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Floods in north-eastern India worsen

Floods in north-eastern India worsen

August 16, 2017

In the north-eastern Indian states, floods have resulted in a devastating situation as bodies such as the European Union (EU) have pledged aid. As north-eastern India, with areas such as the states of Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, faces perhaps the worst flood ...

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Floods in Assam are a threat to the one-horned rhinoceros population

Floods in Assam are a threat to the one-horned rhinoceros population

August 20, 2016

Floods in Assam, a North-east Indian state, have led to dwindling of number of Indian rhinos, also known as the one-horned rhinoceros. This animal finds a place on the endangered species list, with the status of being vulnerable. More conservation efforts for this animal are need...

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Climatic changes take a toll on life

Climatic changes take a toll on life

July 12, 2016

According to a latest report by World Health Organisation (WHO), the rapid changes in climate may increase global deaths by around 250,000 by the year 2030 and India can prove to be a major contributor in the destruction.

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India welcomes monsoon 2016

India welcomes monsoon 2016

July 4, 2016

Monsoon 2016 comes as a relief to farmers across India. Farms to have enough water for irrigation and a good summer produce to follow.

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French Legion of Honour

French Legion of Honour

March 9, 2016

Indian artist Sakti Burman is awarded the prestigious French Legion of Honor decoration, in recognition of “his extraordinary work, located at the confluence of French, European and Indian cultures, and the enduring relations he has established between France and India”, anno...

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French Legion of Honour

French Legion of Honour

March 9, 2016

Indian artist Sakti Burman is awarded the prestigious French Legion of Honor decoration, in recognition of “his extraordinary work, located at the confluence of French, European and Indian cultures, and the enduring relations he has established between France and India”, anno...

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