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Watch: Mumbai's Mahim beach turns into garbage dump as plastic washes up on shore
India

Watch: Mumbai's Mahim beach turns into garbage dump as plastic washes up on shore

In the now-viral clip, people can be seen standing on the beach amid plastic being littered around. Amidst all the dirt, many are still seen clicking selfies while others standing and enjoying the breeze

Indian Coast Guard 'swift' rescue in Arabian sea, Gujarat; brings 22 crew of MT Global King to Porbandar port
India

Indian Coast Guard 'swift' rescue in Arabian sea, Gujarat; brings 22 crew of MT Global King to Porbandar port

The IGC launched rescue operation in Arabian Sea near Porbandar coast in Gujarat after a distress alert was received from MT Global King due to uncontrolled flooding onboard

Explained: As pre-monsoon heat grips North India ahead of monsoon, here's what Heat Index means
India

Explained: As pre-monsoon heat grips North India ahead of monsoon, here's what Heat Index means

As the level of humidity rises in the environment, the mix of high temperature and increased humidity exaggerates the real feel temperature and the weather becomes suffocated

4 killed, 5 rescued as ONGC helicopter makes emergency landing in Arabian Sea
India

4 killed, 5 rescued as ONGC helicopter makes emergency landing in Arabian Sea

A brand new Pawan Hans' Sikorsky chopper with 9 people on board crashed into the Arabian Sea on Tuesday, killing four people — including three ONGC employees.

IMD advises fishermen in north Gujarat not to venture into Arabian Sea from 27 to 29 May
India

IMD advises fishermen in north Gujarat not to venture into Arabian Sea from 27 to 29 May

The India Meteorological Department has said that strong winds with speeds reaching 40 to 50 kmph are very likely to prevail along and off the north Gujarat coast from Friday to Sunday

The Weather Report: Why hailstorms are so rampant during spring
India

The Weather Report: Why hailstorms are so rampant during spring

Several parts of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and the National Capital Region witnessed hailstorms on Friday night and Saturday morning

Eight fishermen missing off Gujarat coast after strong winds destroy boats
India

Eight fishermen missing off Gujarat coast after strong winds destroy boats

Locals claimed that at least 10 boats were completely destroyed and 40 others, which were anchored at the coast, were partially damaged due to the stormy weather

20 Indian fishermen released from Pakistan jail transported to Wagah border for handover, says official
World

20 Indian fishermen released from Pakistan jail transported to Wagah border for handover, says official

Landhi jail Superintendent Irshad Shah said the fishermen, mostly belonging to Gujarat, were released as a goodwill gesture after the Indian authorities confirmed their nationalities

Eye on Indian Ocean, China delivers largest and most advanced warship to Pakistan
World

Eye on Indian Ocean, China delivers largest and most advanced warship to Pakistan

Designed and built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), PNS Tughril was delivered to Pakistan in a commissioning ceremony in Shanghai, the CSSC said in a statement

After weakening, Cyclone Gulab likely to intensify into another cyclone by 1 October, says IMD
India

After weakening, Cyclone Gulab likely to intensify into another cyclone by 1 October, says IMD

Many areas in Gujarat are likely to receive rainfall due to the remnants of Cyclone Gulab.

IMD predicts cyclonic storm off Gujarat coast, asks fishermen not to venture into sea till 2 October
India

IMD predicts cyclonic storm off Gujarat coast, asks fishermen not to venture into sea till 2 October

It also asked fishermen who were out in the sea to return to the coast by Wednesday evening.

The Friday List: From a talk on puppetry to Amazon Prime Video's Toofan, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Arts & Culture

The Friday List: From a talk on puppetry to Amazon Prime Video's Toofan, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Captain of barge P305 chose to not move away from Cyclone Tauktae’s path, says survivor
India

Captain of barge P305 chose to not move away from Cyclone Tauktae’s path, says survivor

Three barges, an anchor handling boat and a drillship lost anchors and drifted away as the cyclone skirted the western coast

Cyclone Tauktae: 26 dead, 49 missing after barge sinks off Mumbai coast; rescue operations underway
India

Cyclone Tauktae: 26 dead, 49 missing after barge sinks off Mumbai coast; rescue operations underway

The barge had 261 persons on board when it got caught in Cyclone Tauktae on Monday, of which 186 persons were rescued

Cyclone Tauktae likely to reach Gujarat on 18 May; NDRF deploys 53 teams in costal states, including Kerala, TN
India

Cyclone Tauktae likely to reach Gujarat on 18 May; NDRF deploys 53 teams in costal states, including Kerala, TN

The cyclonic activity would bring rain, and at some places thunderstorms, in the entire coastal belt on 16, 17 and 18 May. Some places would get heavy to extremely heavy rainfall on 17 and 18 May, the IMD said

Indian Navy MiG-29K trainer jet crashes into Arabian Sea; one pilot rescued, search on for another
India

Indian Navy MiG-29K trainer jet crashes into Arabian Sea; one pilot rescued, search on for another

The naval force on Friday confirmed that the accident occurred at 5 pm on Thursday. This is the third crash of MiG 29K in the past 12 months.

Sumukhi Suresh condemns online abuse against female comics: 'You won't be allowed to think you can violate our bodies'
Arts & Culture

Sumukhi Suresh condemns online abuse against female comics: 'You won't be allowed to think you can violate our bodies'

Sumukhi Suresh took to Twitter, lambasting online abuse against women, especially those working in the field of entertainment.

Comedian Agrima Joshua apologises for 'hurting sentiments' with Chhatrapati Shivaji joke after Shiv Sena MLA demands arrest
Arts & Culture

Comedian Agrima Joshua apologises for 'hurting sentiments' with Chhatrapati Shivaji joke after Shiv Sena MLA demands arrest

In the video, Agrima Joshua can be heard commenting on a Shivaji Maharaj statue set to be erected in the Arabian Sea while making jocular references to what was said about it on Quora.

Reduced rainfall activity expected over west coast in next 24-48 hrs; IMD predicts strong winds over Arabian Sea
India

Reduced rainfall activity expected over west coast in next 24-48 hrs; IMD predicts strong winds over Arabian Sea

The meteorological department said winds measuring 50-60 kmph are likely over southwest and west-central Arabian Sea. Wind speeds of 45-55 kmph likely over northwest, east-central, and northeast of the sea.

Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, a city that valued sustainability and small joys over relentless ambition
Entertainment

Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, a city that valued sustainability and small joys over relentless ambition

Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, in films like Piya Ka Ghar and Chhoti Si Baat, was a city that was more than the sum of its parts