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IMD predicts heavy rainfall over isolated places in Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim; squally weather to prevail over Gujarat coast
India

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over isolated places in Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim; squally weather to prevail over Gujarat coast

Squally weather likely to prevail over the Gujarat coast and adjoining northeast Arabian Sea, southwest Bay of Bengal

IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Maharashtra, coastal AP, Telangana; lighting likely to occur over Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
India

IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Maharashtra, coastal AP, Telangana; lighting likely to occur over Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

IMD on Wednesday predicted that isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are likely to witness heavy rainfall today

IMD predicts heavy rains over Rajasthan, UP, Andaman and Nicobar Islands; lightning likely over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha
India

IMD predicts heavy rains over Rajasthan, UP, Andaman and Nicobar Islands; lightning likely over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, East Uttar Pradesh and East Rajasthan are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday

India rejects asylum request of former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, sends him back from Tuticorin port
World

India rejects asylum request of former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, sends him back from Tuticorin port

India sent back a former Maldives vice president who sought asylum after fleeing the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to avoid police.

No tsunami threat to India after high-intensity earthquake in Indonesia, says Ministry of Earth Sciences official
India

No tsunami threat to India after high-intensity earthquake in Indonesia, says Ministry of Earth Sciences official

There is no tsunami threat to India following the high-intensity earthquake in Indonesia on Friday evening, a senior official said.

US-Iran tensions: All you need to know about Gulf of Oman, shipping route for oil producing countries in Persian Gulf
World

US-Iran tensions: All you need to know about Gulf of Oman, shipping route for oil producing countries in Persian Gulf

Post an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on 13 June 2019, serious concerns about the global oil supply have come to the fore.

Ancient rock samples found in Laxmi Basin seabed shows evolution of Indian Ocean
science

Ancient rock samples found in Laxmi Basin seabed shows evolution of Indian Ocean

Studying the rocks, scientists concluded that a short-lived subduction event occurred 70 million years ago in the basin

Remains of 20,000-year-old seawater dating back to Ice Age found in Indian Ocean
science

Remains of 20,000-year-old seawater dating back to Ice Age found in Indian Ocean

After running tests the extracted water, it was found that it was much saltier than normal seawater.

Dive to discover new species in world's deepest oceanic trench also finds plastic
science

Dive to discover new species in world's deepest oceanic trench also finds plastic

The dive to Mariana was only the third time people have reached the ocean's extreme depths.

New species captured on camera in deepest trench of Indian Ocean: Report
science

New species captured on camera in deepest trench of Indian Ocean: Report

Divers accidentally find a new species of Sea Quirt in the Java Trench while diving to set a record.

Aboard India's missions to Mars, Venus, France may send its scientific instruments
science

Aboard India's missions to Mars, Venus, France may send its scientific instruments

The OFR Space Policy Dialogue saw some important people of science from India, Australia and France talk about space.

Cyclone Fani to intensify to 'very severe cyclonic storm' in 24 hours, won't make landfall in Tamil Nadu, says IMD
India

Cyclone Fani to intensify to 'very severe cyclonic storm' in 24 hours, won't make landfall in Tamil Nadu, says IMD

Cyclone 'Fani' is very likely to intensify into a "severe cyclonic storm" in the next 12 hours and further soar into a "very severe cyclonic storm" in the next 24 hours

Depression over Bay Of Bengal has intensified into Cyclone Fani storm, says Regional Meteorological Centre
India

Depression over Bay Of Bengal has intensified into Cyclone Fani storm, says Regional Meteorological Centre

Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy falls at isolated places as very likely over Kerala on 29 and 30 April.

Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to bring rains to Tamil Nadu on 30 April; moderate rainfall likely in Puducherry, Kerala
India

Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to bring rains to Tamil Nadu on 30 April; moderate rainfall likely in Puducherry, Kerala

A low pressure area over Indian ocean and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression and later into a cyclonic storm before reaching the north Tamil Nadu coast on 30 April

99 Songs: AR Rahman to make debut as writer, producer with film, starring Lisa Ray, Manisha Koirala
Entertainment

99 Songs: AR Rahman to make debut as writer, producer with film, starring Lisa Ray, Manisha Koirala

AR Rahman's 99 Songs is backed by his production banner YM Movies, Jio Studios and Ideal Entertainment.

Procuring anti-submarine chopper boosts Indian Navy's defence capabilities; China's rising naval power has US wary
World

Procuring anti-submarine chopper boosts Indian Navy's defence capabilities; China's rising naval power has US wary

While the deal for India to procure 24 MH-60 Romeo Seahawks from the US is an attempt to curb China's military expansion in the Indian Ocean, Beijing is also likely to keep a close eye on the latest defence agreement.

Nekton's Indian Ocean exploration mission makes historic undersea live broadcast
science

Nekton's Indian Ocean exploration mission makes historic undersea live broadcast

The mission aims to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean from climate change.

Researchers voyage into Indian Ocean to find new species in unexplored depths
science

Researchers voyage into Indian Ocean to find new species in unexplored depths

The study explores deeper zones of the Indian Ocean, which are 'less explored than Mars': Mission Chief.

Indian Ocean voyage: Scientists to survey underwater life, map the sea floor
science

Indian Ocean voyage: Scientists to survey underwater life, map the sea floor

The Nekton Mission will conduct further dives in other parts of the Indian Ocean over three years

China building 'most advanced' naval warships for Pakistan as part of major bilateral deal, claims report
World

China building 'most advanced' naval warships for Pakistan as part of major bilateral deal, claims report

Equipped with modern detection and weapon systems, it will be capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine and air-defence operations, China Daily quoted State-owned defence contractor China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) as saying.