Bay Of Bengal

  • India puts on hold search for missing plane on Malaysia's request 16-03-2014 08:45 AM

    India has put on hold the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at the request of the Malaysian government. The Malaysian government wants to reassess the week-old hunt for the Boeing 777 that is suspected of being deliberately flown to an unknown destination "The Malaysian authorities are reassessing...
  • India-Thailand road link by 2015 27-10-2013 06:58 PM

    The multi-billion 1,632-km India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway, to be completed by 2015, would boost trade and business between the two Asian countries, Indian Ambassador to Thailand Anil Wadhwa said on Sunday. Speaking to agencies on the sidelines of a function to mark the arrival of the 10th international flight of SpiceJet...
  • Heavy rains lash WB, Odisha, AP; Met predicts more rainfall 27-10-2013 08:58 AM

    Just days after Phailin and floods struck Odisha, incessant rains have added to the misery of the people in the state. So far, around 16 people have died and lakhs are still marooned. Rescue operations are continuing, but the situation in Ganjam district continues to be grim as the Met...
  • Heavy rains lash Kolkata, water logging in various parts 26-10-2013 12:04 PM

    Kolkata: Heavy rains lashed Kolkata overnight leading to water logging in various parts of the city. The downpour is believed to be due to deep depression over Bay of Bengal and coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The rain is likely to continue over the next 48 hours. Trains...
  • Heavy rain claims 12 lives, over 2 lakh hectares of crops under water 25-10-2013 11:31 AM

    Hyderabad: Heavy rains have claimed 12 lives in Andhra Pradesh due to incessant downpour in the state since Tuesday night. With a low pressure area hovering over the Bay of Bengal, the state government has evacuated more than 4600 people, especially in coastal districts. Relief camps have also been set...
  • Deep depression cyclone turns into Phailin 09-10-2013 09:54 PM

    Bhubaneswar: After crossing North Andaman Islands, the deep depression over east central Bay of Bengal on Wednesday night intensified into cyclonic storm Phailin, while remaining practically stationary at about 950 km from Paradip, the IMD said in its latest bulletin. The cyclone would intensify into a severe cyclonic storm in...
  • Cyclone alert: Depression crosses Andamans, lying 950 km from Paradip in Odisha 09-10-2013 08:05 PM

    Bhubaneswar: A deep depression expected to turn into "a very severe cyclonic storm" over Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, on Wednesday crossed the North Andaman Islands and lay centred over the east central Bay of Bengal, 950 km southeast of Paradip, the latest IMD bulletin said. The deep depression with a...
  • Odisha sounds cyclone alert, informs MHA to keep choppers ready 09-10-2013 09:25 AM

    With a depression in the Bay of Bengal intensifying and likely to take the shape of a cyclonic storm in the next two days, Odisha government on Wednesday asked the Union Home Ministry to keep helicopters ready for rescue and relief operations. The depression over the north Andaman Sea might...
  • Cyclonic storm brewing over Bay of Bengal 08-10-2013 04:44 PM

    Bhubaneswar: The weatherman Tuesday warned that a depression has formed over the Bay of Bengal which could intensify into a deep depression and then into a cyclonic storm by Wednesday. The depression has formed over north-Andaman Sea and was centred about 1450 km east-southeast of Paradip, in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district,...
  • Heavy rains lash Bangalore, cripple normal life 01-06-2013 08:30 AM

    Bangalore: Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds and lightening lashed this tech hub on late Friday, crippling normal life, inundating low-laying areas and throwing vehicular traffic out of gear across the city. "The city and surrounding areas received about 80-90mm rain in about three hours from 7 pm due to...
  • Reliance Jio, Vodafone, others tie up to construct BBG cable system 30-04-2013 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: A consortium of global telecom majors, including Reliance Jio Infocomm and Vodafone, today signed an agreement for constructing the Bay of Bengal Gateway submarine cable system that will link Malaysia and Singapore to the Middle East with connections in India and Sri Lanka. The cable system is likely...
  • Deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal 18-11-2012 02:15 PM

    Bhubaneswar: A deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal, which moved westwards and lay centred about 520 km south-east of Paradip in Odisha on Sunday, is likely to take the shape of a cyclonic storm. The system would intensify further into a cyclonic storm and move slowly west-north westwards by...
  • TN: Depression over Bay of Bengal brings heavy rains 30-10-2012 10:40 AM

    Chennai: A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal, which would further intensify into a cyclonic storm, on Tuesday brought heavy rains in many parts of Tamil Nadu, especially in coastal areas, prompting the government to declare a holiday for schools. Chennai, Kancheepuram, Cuddalore and Villupuram received heavy rains in...
  • Cyclone fear looms over TN after depression in Bay of Bengal 30-10-2012 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: A major cyclone fear looms over Tamil Nadu after a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal, the Met office in Chennai said on Monday. "There is no cyclone alert. However, if the depression intensifies, it could turn into a cyclone," the Met office said. Heavy rains have...
  • The Thane effect: rough seas and empty beaches 30-12-2011 12:26 PM

    Chennai: The Marina beach in Chennai lay largely deserted on Friday as people chose to stay home fearing the cyclone Thane. The cyclone hit coastal Tamil Nadu early on Friday morning packing a wind speed of 140 kmph, bringing heavy rainfall to Chennai and Nagapattinam, and killing three in Cuddalore....
  • Cyclone looms: Fishermen told to stay home 29-12-2011 01:58 PM

    Chennai: A "very severe" cyclonic storm lay centred about 250 km of Chennai, with the weather office forecasting winds touching up to 135 kph and advising fishermen against venturing into sea for the next two days. "The very severe cyclonic storm 'Thane' over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-southwestward and...
  • Cyclonic storm 'Thane' likely to intensify 28-12-2011 11:43 PM

    Hyderabad: The cyclonic storm 'Thane' over south-west and south-east Bay of Bengal is likely to move west-north-westwards and intensify into a severe cyclonic storm on Thursday. The storm is likely to cross north Tamil Nadu and South Andhra Pradesh coasts between Cuddalore and Nellore around the morning of December 30,...
  • Bangladesh to claim 400 NM in Bay of Bengal 09-01-2011 10:45 PM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh will fight to establish its claim to 400 nautical miles of territorial waters in the Bay of Bengal disputed by neighbouring India and Myanmar, officials said on Sunday. "We will submit our claim to the UN over our maritime boundary in the Bay of Bengal sometime next month,"...
  • Cargo ships collide in Hooghly, no casualty 23-11-2010 04:13 PM

    Kolkata: Two cargo vessels were badly damaged after colliding head-on in Nurpur in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal at about 11.30 AM on Tuesday. Reports say there have been no casualties but the crew was still on board both the ships. The ships are reportedly sinking. The Indian...
  • India cheers as monsoon arrives in Kerala 01-06-2010 12:01 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Southwest monsoon, often called one of the most dramatic wind movements on earth that brings over two-thirds of India's rainfall and accounts for over half of its farm sector's water needs, has arrived in Kerala. After some highly technical and hard-to-understand jargon, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in...
  • Citizens For Earth: Orissa beaches death traps for turtles 31-01-2009 08:03 PM

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