Latest News on Lakshadweep
Showing of 0 - 10 from 58 results
Lakshadweep - Total results - 58
Jan 10, 2019
Govt spend on telecom infra, service up six-fold in 5 years to Rs 60,000 cr; average mobile data usage grows 51 timesDuring the five years, government funded installation for 2335 mobile towers in Left-wing extremism-affected areas in phase 1 with outlay of Rs 4,781 crore.
Nov 21, 2018
Coastal erosion: Homes disappear, walls crumble as climate change ravages India's already battered coastlineIn the next three decades, coastal erosion will occur 1.5 times faster than the past three decades. India’s coasts are under attack both from man-made activities — such as growing construction, damming of rivers, sand mining and destruction of mangroves — as well as natural causes linked to climate change such as rising sea levels.
Oct 08, 2018
Low pressure in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into depression, says Regional Meteorological DepartmentThe weather office has cautioned fishermen against venturing out to the South and Central areas of Bay of Bengal till 9 October.
Oct 07, 2018
Cyclonic storm predicted; heavy rains likely in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Lakshadweep; fishermen advised not to venture into seaThe forecast comes after the Kerala Meteorological Department withdrew the red alert issued on Saturday for Idukki and Malappuram districts of the state.
Oct 02, 2018
IMD predicts cyclone-like conditions in Arabian Sea in first week of October; warns Kerala fisherfolk to keep off seaThe IMD predicted the formation of a low-pressure system that could turn into a storm was predicted in the South East parts of Arabian Sea on Sunday.
Jul 20, 2018
Heavy rains cause 39 deaths in two weeks in Kerala; over one lakh people seek refuge in relief campsAs many as 1.18 lakh people have sought refuge in relief camps across Kerala, as rains continued to lash several parts of the state in varied intensity, official sources said on Friday.
Jun 30, 2018
Narendra Modi reviews progress made in development of 26 islands to boost India's maritime economyNarendra Modi reviewed the progress made on the holistic development of 26 islands to boost India's maritime economy while preserving the natural ecosystem.
Jun 05, 2018
Weather forecast: IMD predicts thunderstorm, squall over Uttarakhand today; dust storm 'very likely' in RajasthanThe IMD has warned that thunderstorms accompanied by squall and lightning are very likely on Tuesday over Uttarakhand, while dust storm at isolated places is very likely over west Rajasthan
Jun 04, 2018
India's forest cover has increased by 1.29% from 2009 to 2015, reports Environment Minister Harsh VardhanThe 'Status of Environment Report, India 2015', by Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said the forests and tree cover constitute 24.16 per cent of the country.
May 31, 2018
IMD says India as a whole likely to receive normal monsoon, barring east and northeast; first rains hit KeralaIndia is likely to receive a strong monsoon in July and dip only slightly below normal in August, IMD forecasted, calming concerns of a mid-season downturn.