Daily Archives: May 9, 2022


The Prime Minister on 9th May, 2022 paid tribute to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore on his birth anniversary. According to the Bengali calendar, the Tagore Jayanti falls on the 25th day of the Boishakh month. Rabindranath Tagore He was born in Calcutta on 7th May 1861. He was also referred to as ‘Gurudev’, ‘Kabiguru’, and ‘Biswakabi’. He …

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the Cyclone Asani to intensify into a ‘severe cyclone’ over Southeast regions of Bay of Bengal. The name Cyclone Asani has been given by Sri Lanka. It means ‘wrath’ in Sinhalese. Cyclones that Hit India in 2020-21: Tauktae, Yaas, Nisarga Amphan Occurrence of Cyclones in India India has a bi-annual cyclone season that occurs between March …

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The recently published Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report AR6 (Sixth Assessment Report) has emphasised that humidity is very important factor while estimating the physiological stress that extreme heat puts on the human body. Instead of the “dry bulb” temperaturewhich is usually measured using a regular thermometer, an alternative metric known as the “wet bulb …

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Recently, the National Report of the 2nd phase of fifth round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) was released. The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) is a large-scale, multi-round survey conducted in a representative sample of households throughout India. It comprises detailed information on key domains of population, health and family welfare and …

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