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Abhimanyu Chakravorty


Abhimanyu Chakravorty is Assistant Editor with IE Online. He is particularly interested in writing on Environment, Climate Change, World Politics, Health and Fitness. He has degrees in History and Journalism. Follow Twitter Instagram

Siachen civilian trek gives a taste of what our bravest soldiers go through in the world’s highest battlefield
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

The annual month-long Siachen Civilian trek 2016 is organised by the Indian Army’s Adventure Wing between August and September.

At 23, Arjun Vajpai becomes the youngest Indian mountaineer to scale Mt Cho Oyu
Wed, Oct 05, 2016

An elated Vajpai announced on Facebook, "At 6:20am IST today, Arjun and his team was allowed by The Turquoise Goddess to summit! Everyone is safe and exhilarated!"

Donald Trump eschewed from usual vitriolic attack on Clinton, but that didn’t help
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

The debate was confrontational right from the beginning, with the Republican presidential nominee repeatedly interrupting Clinton and the host.

Russia helicopter crash: Three other times Russia’s choppers went down in Syria
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

Here are some other instances where Russian helicopters have crashed in the past.

All things Greek: The battle of the healthy yogurts
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

India's prominent nutritionist decodes the fine print behind Drums Food International’s Epigamia and Nestle's a+ Grekyo.

Normandy after Nice: List of terrorist attacks across the globe in 2016
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

The year 2016 will be remembered as the year when terrorism clearly spread its tentacles far and wide with its epicenter in Syria and Iraq to hit across different points on the world map.

Nice attack: Why France is prime target for terrorists
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

If the Nice attack turns out to be the work of Islamic terrorists, then France could very well become the number one target.

South China Sea verdict: Looking for Chinese investments, Delhi unlikely to antagonise Beijing, says research firm
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

"We do not expect to see India going beyond diplomatic statements even after China recently blocked its entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group," said Romita Das, Senior Analyst, South Asia, Control Risks.

Modi in Africa: Here’s how far the PM has travelled since 2014
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

PM Modi's Africa tour is aimed at enhancing ties with that continent, particularly in the economic sphere and people-to-people contacts.

Uttarakhand cloudburst: SSB fears death toll likely to be much higher than 30
Sat, Jul 02, 2016

Commandant 11 Battalion Didihat Rajesh Thakur said that more than 35 villagers are feared to be dead, many still missing and scores injured.

Decoded: Why you are nasty when you’re sleep deprived
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Missing sleep results in depletion of your self-control, which can potentially lead to several negative outcomes.

Nepal earthquake: A year later, looking back how the country fought against all odds
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

As Nepal tries to get back on its feet after the devastating earthquake, we look back how the disaster struck the country, the rescue operations that followed and the horrific and some happy life-changing experiences.

Five nutrition mistakes you still commit
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

A better body is 80 per cent nutrition, 20 per cent gym. Sorting your diet out is the first step to your dream physique.

From Allahabad to Prayagraj: 20 cities that changed their names
Tue, Oct 16, 2018

While more than 100 cities and towns have already been renamed, we take a look at 20 prominent ones and a glimpse into their history.

We make exercise too complicated. Here’s how to get it right
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Despite the various studies that exist today, often what we know about fitness is actually embarrassingly simple. Yet, we have found myriad ways to obscure some basic truths.

Explained: Why was the Sashastra Seema Bal force created?
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

When it was created in 1963, it was called Special Services Bureau. The name was changed to Sashatra Seema Bal in 2001 after it was given charge of the Nepal border.

Watch: Here’s how SSB jawans survive at high altitude border outposts
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), a part of the Central Armed Police Force of India, organised a 184-km expedition to their high altitude posts situated along the Indo-Nepal international border in January this year.

Watch: Royal Enfield unveiled the 411cc tourer Himalayan
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

The price will be announced only mid-March, according to President Royal Enfield Rudratej Singh.

Rupture under Kathmandu may cause major earthquake: Study
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

The study sheds light on the earthquake that devastated Nepal in April 2015, killing more than 8,000 people.

Mapping PM Modi’s foreign trips: 26 countries in 2015, 3 so far in 2016; Now off to Iran
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

PM Modi will be visiting Tehran on May 21 hoping to raise India’s relations with Iran to a new level.