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Cyclone leaves more than 150,000 people homeless in eastern India

May 27 2021

KOLKATA, India More than 150,000 people were left homeless in the aftermath of a cyclone that unleashed storm surges in eastern India and Bangladesh, officials said on Thursday, with heavy rains hampering relief work in some low-lying coastal areas. | Video

Tens of thousands homeless in eastern India after cyclone batters coast

May 26 2021

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) -A powerful cyclone swept into eastern India from the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday, inundating hundreds of low-lying villages, making more than 50,000 people homeless and killing at least one person, officials said. | Video

Powerful cyclone Yaas hits land in eastern India

May 26 2021

BHUBANESWAR, India, May 26 A powerful cyclone with winds gusting to 140 kph (87 mph) has begun landfall in eastern India, the weather office said on Wednesday, warning of tidal surges in the coastal areas.

At least two people killed as cyclone bears down on India's east coast

May 25 2021

BHUBANESWAR, India A tornado ripped through eastern India on Tuesday, killing at least two people and damaging dozens of homes as a powerful cyclone neared the coast, officials said, while authorities tried to move over a million people to safety from low-lying areas.

India starts evacuating parts of east coast ahead of cyclone

May 24 2021

BHUBANESWAR, India Indian authorities began evacuating thousands of people from coastal areas in two states on Monday as a powerful cyclone bore down on the country's east coast, complicating efforts to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

Indian ports on east coast restrict activities ahead of cyclone

May 23 2021

CHENNAI/BHUBANESWAR (Reuters) -Ports on India's eastern coast on Sunday restricted shipping activities and asked vessels to vacate anchorages ahead of a cyclonic storm expected to make landfall on Wednesday, port authorities and trade sources said.

Coronavirus curbs in India disrupt supply chains, stoke economy worries

Apr 15 2021

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR Restrictions imposed by Indian states to curb a rapid surge in coronavirus cases have disrupted supply chains, hit freight networks and caused labour shortages in the small companies that make up around a third of economic output, business owners said.

Indian forces step up operations against Maoists after 22 police killed in ambush

Apr 05 2021

BHUBANESWAR, India Indian security forces have stepped up operations against ultra left-wing guerrillas deep in the forests of a mineral-rich central state after they killed 22 police in an ambush over the weekend, a top police officer said on Monday.

22 Indian security members killed in Maoist attack - govt official

Apr 04 2021

(Reuters) -At least 22 members of Indian security forces were killed in a central Indian state by Maoist fighters, in one of the bloodiest attacks by the extreme left-wing insurgent group this year, officials said on Sunday.

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