Heavy rains continue in Kerala, Orange alert in 12 districts

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued an Orange alert in 12 districts of Kerala for the day as the state continued to receive heavy rainfall. The IMD issued an Orange alert in all the districts of Kerala except for Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam for Thursday. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority said cyclonic circulation over northern Tamil Nadu and adjoining areas would lead to isolated very heavy rainfall in several parts of the southern state.

published on : 19th May 2022

Kerala rains: State on high alert as rain set to continue, NDRF teams deployed

As rains continue to lash days ahead of the expected onset of Southwest monsoon, IMD has issued a red alert in 5 districts in Kerala on May 16. IMD issued a red alert in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Kozhikode and Kannur districts. A few low lying areas in Kerala were flooded on May 15 due to heavy downpour.

published on : 16th May 2022

Russia is not going to be isolated: President Putin; Biden accuses Putin of genocide

#Russia vowed to continue its bloody offensive in Ukraine as the war neared its seventh week Wednesday, as President Vladimir #Putin insisted the campaign was going as planned despite a major withdrawal and significant losses.

published on : 13th April 2022

'India buys less oil from Russia than what Europe does in afternoon': S Jaishankar

India's total purchase of oil from Russia in a month is probably less than what Europe does in an afternoon, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Monday.

published on : 12th April 2022

Ukraine effect? Petrol, diesel prices hiked again; total increase of Rs 3.20 per litre in five days

With the hike of 80 paise in prices of petrol and diesel on Saturday, the rates have been increased by Rs 3.20 per litre in five days. After the latest price revision, petrol in Delhi will be sold at Rs 98.61 per litre and diesel at Rs 89.87 per litre.

published on : 26th March 2022

Sri Lanka's grave economic crisis | TNIE Explainer

Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crisis in memory. Sri Lanka has been bit by severe shortages of essentials like food, medicine, milk powder, cooking gas and fuel. The Russia-Ukraine war which has led to a steep hike in oil prices has further amplified Sri Lanka’s economic problems. The situation has led to protests against the pathetic management by the government.

published on : 25th March 2022

Ukraine Crisis: Russian forces bomb art school in Mariupol housing 400 refugees

Russian forces have bombed an art school in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, where about 400 residents had taken shelter. Meanwhile, #Russia denies targeting civilians. Mariupol has been one of the main targets of Russia's attacks. Russian shelling has hammered the eastern Ukrainian port for days, and the city has seen a near-total communication blackout.

published on : 21st March 2022

India buys Russian oil despite pressure for sanctions, complicates Biden’s efforts against Putin

The state-run Indian Oil Corp. bought 3 million barrels of crude oil from Russia earlier this week to secure its energy needs, resisting Western pressure to avoid such purchases, an Indian government official said Friday. The official said India has not imposed sanctions against buying oil and will be looking to purchase more from Russia despite calls not to from the U.S. and other countries.

published on : 19th March 2022

Russian troops "shot and killed 10 people standing in line for bread": US embassy

Russian forces reportedly shot and killed 10 people standing for bread in the northern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv, the US embassy in Kyiv said.

published on : 17th March 2022

Russian oil deal could place India on 'wrong side of history: US

The United States on March 15 said India would not be violating US sanctions by purchasing discounted Russian oil but added that such a move would put the world's largest democracy on the "wrong side of history".

published on : 16th March 2022

Russia-Ukraine War: Zelensky warns NATO as Russia strikes near Polish border

Ukrainian President Zelensky urged NATO to impose a no-fly zone over his country. He also warned that if the decision is not taken then NATO's member states could witness attacks by Russia. The US and its EU allies have sent funds and military aid to Ukraine and imposed unprecedented economic sanctions on Russia.

published on : 14th March 2022

WATCH | Tamil Nadu youth, rejected twice by Indian Army, now joins Ukrainian troops

A 21-year-old from Tamil Nadu, who was rejected twice by the Indian Army, is now fighting in the Ukrainian Army against the invading Russian troops. Intelligence reports received by the Union government have revealed that the Tamil youth, Sainikhesh Ravichandran of Thudaliyur in Coimbatore is a student of Aerospace engineering at Kharkiv National University in Ukraine.

published on : 8th March 2022

Over 1.5 million flee Ukraine, war triggers Europe's fastest-growing refugee crisis since WW II

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered the fastest-growing refugee crisis in Europe since world war 2. More than 1.5 million refugees have fled Ukraine since Feb 24. The U.N. has predicted that the total number of refugees could swell to 4 million, to become the biggest such crisis in this century.

published on : 7th March 2022

'If anything happens to us Mission Ganga will be failure', says Sumy Univ. students

Over 700 medical students from India are desperately waiting for evacuation in Ukraine’s north-eastern state of Sumy. The students had been making a plea to open the Russian border nearby – which is only 40 km away. Earlier, groups of Indian students at the university had appealed to PM Modi in an emotional plea to save their lives. They claim bombs are being dropped close to their University campus, and they can hear sounds of gunfights and air raids regularly.

published on : 5th March 2022

Russia-Ukraine War: If nuclear power plant explodes, it is the end of Europe: President Zelenskyy

President Zelenskyy said that if there is an explosion at the nuclear power plant, it is the end of Europe. Europe's largest nuclear power plant in eastern Ukraine came under attack from Russian shelling early on March 4. The plant accounts for about one-quarter of Ukraine's power generation.

published on : 4th March 2022
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