Bay of Bengal: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Cyclones from Arabian Sea

Cyclone Vayu has changed course and has started moving away from the Indian coast towards Oman. Cyclone Vayu which was categorised as very severe was seen an outliner. Why seen as an outliner? West coast of India sees much fewer cyclones than the East coast. Data suggests that the eastern coast witnesses four times more ..

SAARC Making Way for BIMSTEC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) to his swearing-in ceremony on May 30. This diplomatic gesture to fellow nations along the Bay of Bengal highlights the diminishing returns from India s other regional group SAARC since PM had Modi had invited leaders ..

BIMSTEC Leaders invited to PM Modi Swearing-In

Prime Minister Modi has invited leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries along with those from the Kyrgyz Republic and Mauritius for his swearing-in ceremony to be held on May 30. The Swearing ceremony for the first tenure saw the participation of SAARC leaders including Pakistan. Significance of ..

Monsoon likely to be delayed

The India Meteorological Department s (IMD) monsoon onset forecast has predicted a likely delay in the onset of the Monsoon. The onset expected in Kerala is on June 6 instead of June 1. Why the delay? The delay is attributed to the presence of a strong mid-latitude regime which is preventing the otherwise smooth entry ..

Climate Change affects children’s life in Bangladesh

Over 19 million children lives are at stake due to environmental disasters. The UNICEF said on Friday that the climate change is deepening its roots in the poorest communities. In Bangladesh, climate change has the potential to destroy the efforts made by the government to protect its people in seconds. As many children live in ..