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The man who led Chennai's rescue effort

IMAGE: Soldiers join the rescue efforts in Chennai. Photograph: MoD/Twitter 'Coordination between our 50 teams, each with a strength of 45 men, played a key role in rescuing flood-affected people......

India gears up for Indian Ocean-wide mock tsunami drill

India, along with 23 other countries, is participating in a major Indian Ocean-wide mock tsunami drill on September 9 and 10 that is aimed at testing the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

Taming Phailin: India's best show in disaster management

Lesson from 1999 cyclone helped in tackling Saturday's storm. With better preparedness and efficient planning and execution, the toll is restricted to a low level. The hours preceding the strike......

Odisha braces for Cyclone Phailin, NDMA sends troops

The Odisha government is preparing for Cyclone Phailin -- which is expected to hit the east coast on Saturday evening -- on a war footing, Mihir Bhat from the All India Disaster Mitigation......

Demonetisation: It's a monumental disaster in the offing!

'To print and replace 24,023 million notes is an enormous challenge considering the sheer volume of notes to be printed and capacity of our printing presses.' James Wilson has been tracking the......

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,......

Why the Garden City is submerged under apathy

Many of the lakes in the city have 'disappeared' along with their water-spreads because of rapid and unbridled urbanisationA frothy lake in Bengaluru is a tourist attraction as shown on Google......

How India can escape the dry spell doom

Since 2000, India has had three serious droughts. The World Bank has estimated that the 2012 drought reduced the country's gross domestic product by half a percentage point, even though it was not......

Climate change: World Bank predicts DISASTER

The World Bank on Monday warned that the Earth will be warmer by four degrees Celsius this century, causing 'calamitous effects', unless immediate action is not taken to mitigate the imminent......
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[India], Mar. 18 (ANI): While offering prayers to all the families who have lost their loved ones in the horrific Tsunami of 2004, which caused... ...

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Thiruvananthapuram: The Comptroller and Auditor General has criticised the functioning of disaster management system in Kerala, saying there are... ...

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The Do-gooders

May 31, 1893 is unargu­ab­ly a histo­ric day. On th­is date, two great Indians and visionaries — Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Tata —... ...

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'Courting the Abyss' is a granular view of why Pakistan is the way it is

As Indian policymakers consider the next steps in India's Pakistan policy, they would do well to read Tilak Devasher's comprehensive account of... ...

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Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
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