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Amarnath Yatra: NDRF plans mock drill to enhance disaster preparedness

In a bid to enhance preparedness for disaster management among government officials involved in management of the annual Amarnath Yatra starting July 2, National Disaster Management Authority has......

Rajya Sabha OKs Disaster Management Bill

Rajya Sabha on Monday passed a bill that will help set up institutional mechanism at national, state and district levels for responding to natural disasters and implementation of management......

'The drought is a policy induced disaster'

'Drought in the 1990s was essentially the drought of a poor India.''This 2016 drought is of a richer and more water-guzzling India.''The severity and intensity of the drought is not about lack of......

UP CM seeks Rs 11,000 crore from PM to meet drought situation

With Uttar Pradesh hit by a severe drought, its Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday sought nearly Rs 11,000 crore from the Centre as Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the situation......

Did the timber mafia cause the forest fires?

  'The kind of losses the nation is facing are incalculable.'Rashme Sehgal reports for Rediff.com on how fires are blazing across Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and have reached the doorstep......

Visakhapatnam dreams to become India's San Francisco

In the third of a five-part series, B Dashrath Reddy/Business Standard reports how Visakhapatnam aims to be like San Francisco, with plenty of inputs from the US. Part 1: How Surat will get a......

Give up 'ostrich-like' attitude in drought handling: SC tells states

  In a strong indictment of Centre and states’ handling of the drought situation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said if state governments maintain an “ostrich-like......

Disaster risks grow, as India's cities flounder

Poor land-use planning, indiscriminate approvals of building plans and the absence of disaster-risk assessment in urban design have resulted in what experts term concentrated concretization,......

The man who cost Greece billions

Once again Alexis Tsipras (see left) was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been trying to thrash out a new deal to bail out......

COLUMN: Can we have waterless agriculture too Mr PM?

We need a master plan to increase our water storage capacity, improve irrigation facilities and create water networks across the country that links the draught prone with those experiencing floods,......
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Endless quest to teach India

Recommendations on yet another education policy, leaked into public domain, are most welcome as a considered evaluation of the system of education... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/554365/endless-quest-teach-india.html
Profit first, life later

Three years after the devastation caused by monstrous landslides in Uttarakhand, the Centre and state government focus only on one thing: how to... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/perspective/profit-first-life-later/257035.html
Armed Forces, state ready for mega flood-relief drill

Guwahati: The Armed Forces and the state government are leaving no stone unturned to ensure the success of 'Exercise JALRAHAT' a mega flood-relief... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Armed-Forces-state-ready-for-mega-flood-relief-drill/articleshow/52912385.cms
New DC thrust on welfare, hygiene

JNAC special officer Deepak Sahay welcomes new East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amit Kumar at the district collectorate on Friday. Picture by... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160625/jsp/jharkhand/story_93092.jsp
20 dead, several stranded - Damage is widespread and devastating

District of Columbia: Flooding in the US state of West Virginia killed 20 people and stranded others who had to be plucked from rooftops and... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/west-virginia-floods-20-dead-several-stranded-damage-is-widespread-and-devastating_1899971.html

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