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India enters the Wassenaar Arrangement

India will be the 42nd member of the multilateral export control regime, Wassenaar Arrangement. The group made the decision at its two-day plenary meeting in Vienna, which ended Thursday. India’s inclusion was supported by Russia, France, Germany and the USA. Benifits to India : The entry

Disastrous Calamities in India

1770 Great Bengal Famine A massive famine affected the pre-independence state of Bengal and some parts of Odisha and Bihar. The year was 1770 and extended for almost 3 years till 1773. One of the greatest natural disasters to have hit India ever, the famine

Ockhi Cyclone

Cyclone Ockhi was the most intense tropical cyclone in the Arabian Sea since Cyclone Megh in 2015. The third and strongest storm of the 2017 North Indian Cyclone Season, Ockhi originated as a low pressure area in the Gulf of Thailand on November 21. Close to Kanyakumari