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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......

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......

From Cancun 'can' to 'done' in Durban

The climate agenda, resuscitated at Cancun, will require renewed political will and clarity on financial commitments to come to fruition.When Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United......
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Africa's rise interrupted?

The region's future depends on much more than fluctuations in commodity prices Is Africa's surge of progress over? During the past two decades,... ...

http://www.tralac.org/news/article/9768-africa-s-rise-interrupted.html
NIT Silchar holds 14th convocation

Correspondent SILCHAR, May 18 - Students in the present-day world, faced with a set of unprecedented challenges, must prepare themselves with an... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=may1916/state054
Lessons from fighting a drought

Seven learnings on how droughts can be managed to take the sting out of the phenomena India is facing one of its worst droughts. Water shortage has... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/HrOM4GiBI0vQJpCDfejhkN/Lessons-from-fighting-a-drought.html
Gujarat to face heatwave for next five days

Heatwave grips Gujarat with mercury rising above 44 degrees Celsius over the last several days. Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar recorded the season's... ...

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Call to curtail quake loss

Silchar, May 14: Ajoy Kumar Ray, director of the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, West Bengal, today called for... ...

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