He also questioned the formation of the eight-member group of ministers to review the incidence of GST on Covid essentials since it did not feature anyone from the states that had urged for waiver of
For the first time, two natural disasters hit vast areas of the country while it was paralysed by a pandemic
No lockdown or curfew for the sake of the economy, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
The location of the landfall is north of Dhamra and south of Bahanaga, close to Bahanaga block, on the coast, around 50 km of Balasore.
Cyclone Yaas is very likely to cross north Odisha-West Bengal coasts between Paradip and Sagar Islands close to the north of Dhamra and south of Balasore, in the morning hours of Wednesday
Cyclonic storm Yaas is likely to make landfall near Balasore in north Odisha sometime around Wednesday noon.
This time, as during Amphan and Tauktae, large scale shifting of people to safer places is a bigger challenge since distancing and sanitising protocols have to be maintained
The cyclone is very likely to cross north Odisha-West Bengal coasts between Paradip and Sagar Island around May 26 noon as a 'very severe cyclonic storm'.
The relief materials, equipment, and personnel were transported from Patna, Varanasi, and Arakkonam using five C-130 aircraft.
Cyclone Amphan struck the east coast with unmatched fury a year ago, but it was another name in a long list that has tormented the country in the past few decades