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.
In this era of social media, trust issues often cause paranoia and unnecessary arguments in every relationships. There is a constant fear that our partner might be cheating.
People leave their footwear outside not only while entering temples, but also their own houses. Going into the temple or any other place of worship is the best way to cleanse your body and soul.
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.
It will be sold later this year through an international tender to be conducted by Angolan state-owned diamond trading firm Sodium, reports Xinhua news agency. This is the fifth largest diamond from a total of 27 diamonds with more than 100 carats extracted to date in the Lulo mining project.
The ASP said that Kuber Gangwar, 60, had died a natural death and his family performed the last rites at a cremation ground outside the village on Tuesday afternoon and left.
As per the private estimates, the diamond may fetch up to Rs 20 lakh at the auction.
"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.
“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you” - Khalil Gibran.