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Around 18 lakh pilgrims from different parts of the country, and neighbouring Bangladesh and Nepal took holy dip at the confluence of the sacred Ganga and the Bay of Bengal here on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Wednesday.

The very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal is likely to make landfall between West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by late Saturday evening or night, bringing in its wake very heavy rain and gale wind of up to 135 kmph along the coastline, the MeT department said here.

Gaja is likely to move west-southwestwards and cross between Pamban and Cuddalore coasts.

Dhaka: A boat carrying scores of Rohingya people aboard capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to Bangladesh’s border with Myanmar on Monday. Eight people have died till now and dozens were reported missing, the foreign media reported. The United Nations has raised the number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to 537,000. Also Read: United States varsity …

Dhaka: At least twelve people lost their lives and over 32 people were missing when a boat carrying scores of Rohingya people capsized Sunday night at the mouth of Naf River dividing Bangladesh and Myanmar. The exact number of people on board is not yet known. Law enforcers have recovered two bodies in the Bay of …

Geneva: About 60 people are believed to have died when a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh, the UN said on Friday. The boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district late on Thursday. A UN spokesman said 23 people were now confirmed dead and …

New Delhi: The Southwest Monsoon has hit Nicobar Islands and parts of Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal almost three days before the scheduled date, said the IMD on Sunday. The India Meteorological Department said, “In view of the strengthening and deepening of southwesterly winds, persistent cloudiness and rainfall, southwest monsoon has advanced into some …

Chandigarh: The missile, MR-SAM, was successfully test – launched in the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandigarh at an early hour on Thursday. The Defence Research and Development Organisation ( DRDO) official said, “The test launch was a grand success and it met all the targets.” Highlights: The missile was constructed by the joint efforts of …