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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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All About GST Regime

(A) Introduction The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be a very significant step in the field of indirect tax reforms in... ...

http://www.caclubindia.com/articles/all-about-gst-regime-27107.asp
IIT Kharagpur introduces course titled 'Reduction of disaster risks in historic urban areas'

KOLKATA: India is experiencing one of the fastest rates of planned and unplanned urbanization, which is increasing the vulnerability of historic... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/IIT-Kharagpur-introduces-course-titled-Reduction-of-disaster-risks-in-historic-urban-areas/articleshow/52727475.cms
National Forest Skill Development Centre set up in Dehradun

It is one of a kind institution in the whole country where youth from all over India can converge and get skill development training (Reuters) A... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/jobs/national-forest-skill-development-centre-set-up-in-dehradun/281786
Odisha Fire Service braces for possible floods

Cuttack: Taking note of the forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) that there would be more than normal rainfall in Odisha this... ...

http://odishatv.in/odisha/body-slider/odisha-fire-service-braces-for-possible-floods-150457/
From climate change toNSG

India and United States released a joint statement after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Barack Obama on June 7 at White House and... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/climate-change-nsg-full-text-100500332.html

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