The Super Cyclone which hit Odisha on October 29, 1999 reportedly caused deaths of about 10,000 people, and insurmountable damage in its path of destruction.
A visit to Cuttack from a remote coastal village was not easy six decades ago. It did not take a few hours as there was no motorized transport. People had to walk, cycle or ride a bullock cart.
Researchers concluded that even though the group of social media users who display political biases in their online behaviours is small, it is nevertheless consequential.
When asked about the idea of giving up social media, 54 per cent of teens say it would be at least somewhat hard to give it up, while 46 per cent say it would be at least somewhat easy.
"I won the lottery. So, there is no need to sell this house. When we get the prize, all our issues will be sorted out," Mr Bava told reporters. He said he was going through anxiety due to the loss he had suffered in the business. "But the Almighty finally showed me a way," Mr Bava said.
One incident firmly etched in my mind was the encounter with a wolf whom we had once surprised at her den.
Madagascar, the fourth largest island in the world, just off the east coast of Africa, was uninhabited until two thousand years ago. It has always been in the crosscurrents of international trade.
I glance up from my newspaper one beautiful summer afternoon, only to hear “breaking news” on the local TV channel in Colombo.