Cyclone Amphan’s fury, Nepal’s new map and more: A round-up of the top stories

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Villagers repair their house damaged by cyclone Amphan in Satkhira on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Villagers repair their house damaged by cyclone Amphan in Satkhira on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

'Worse than Coronavirus': Mamata Banerjee on Cyclone Amphan impact

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An extremely severe cyclone packing winds of up to 190 kmph roared into West Bengal, dumping heavy rain and leaving a trail of destruction. Read More

Railways to run 200 mail and express trains from June 1

Only online e-ticketing will be done through the IRCTC website or through the mobile app, and no tickets will be booked across the reservation counter on any railway station. Check the full list

India calls Nepal's new map unjustified cartographic assertion

India's angry reaction came hours after the Nepal government released a revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas along the border. Read More

Trump considers hosting G-7 summit despite coronavirus spread

The announcement was the latest effort by Donald Trump to signal to the nation that the US economy is humming again. Read More

Mystery solved: IAF test flight behind sonic boom in Bengaluru

The sound was heard across the city from Kempegowda International Airport off Devanahalli in the north to Kengeri and Electronic City in the South. Read More

People should learn to live with COVID-19: Imran Khan

“We have to live with this virus for some time until a vaccine is developed,” the Pakistan PM said, adding that even advanced countries with much more resources were unable to cope with the situation. Read More

Will take some practice to not put saliva on ball: Ashwin

The ICC Cricket Committee recommended a ban on use of saliva in its meeting earlier this week. Read More

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