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Are Bihar floods a man-made disaster?

Year after year, floods cause mayhem in Bihar but the government is not paying adequate attention to water management, reports Satyavrat Mishra. IMAGE: A village inundated by flood water near......

Chennai floods, a wake-up call for Mumbai

Since the disastrous 2005 floods, that crippled the nation's business capital, little work has been done on disaster management and relief preparations. If ten years after the Mumbai floods, the......

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......

After Nepal quake, Delhi chalks out disaster management plan

After the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the Delhi government on Monday decided to conduct mock drills to check preparedness of the government agencies to deal with disasters and also chalked out......

CAG report blames railways for 2013 Kumbh Mela stampede

The lack of proper coordination and disaster management plan on the part of railways resulted in the stampede at Allahabad station during last year's Maha Kumbh Mela in which 37 persons were......

Chennai floods, a wake-up call for Mumbai

Some work has been done on disaster management after the 2005 floods but, it is woefully inadequate for the country’s business capital On June 20 this year, when Mumbai got 283 mm of rain in......

Managing insurance policies in disaster-prone area

The cyclone 'Nilam', which recently ravaged Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram coast, caused severe damage - 28 lives were lost, 150,000 individuals displaced and crops in 1.2 million......

IBM unveils disaster management tool

IBMlaunched on Friday atool which would assess and help build disaster management skills at business enterprises during exigencieslike bandhs, floods, acts of terrorism or system......

BSNL starts satellite phone service, Tata Comm to bow out

State-owned BSNL on Wednesday started a satellite phone service through INMARSAT, which will be initially offered to government agencies and later opened for other citizens in a phased manner. The......

'Government is not focussing on job creation'

'If jobs do not happen, the demographic dividend we have will become a demographic disaster.' With the United States changing its H-1B visa rules, will India's information technology sector......

Here's how much Shraddha, Anushka, Alia made in 2016

There's a marked difference in the standing order of the leading ladies in 2016 v/s the ones who topped the charts the year before. Deepika Padukone led the list in 2015 but did not have a......

Life in Manchester 'bit of a disaster', says Mourinho

'For me it's a bit of a disaster because I want sometimes to walk a little bit and I can't.' Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he has struggled to adapt to life in Manchester, labelling......

PHOTOS: Mumbai Indians edge past Pune to win third IPL title

IMAGE: Mumbai Indians celebrate winning IPL-10. Photograph: BCCI Magnificent death bowling saw Mumbai Indians snatch an incredible one-run victory from the jaws of defeat against Rising Pune......

Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

‘After all that Claudio Ranieri has done for Leicester City, to sack him now is inexplicable, unforgivable and gut-wrenchingly sad’ IMAGE: Claudio Ranieri. Photograph: Stu......

'God grabbed me and gave me a second chance'

Seat swap may have saved Chapecoense player's life in plane crash IMAGE: A video grab of Chapecoense full back Alan Ruschel gets discharged from hospital on Saturday. Photograph: Pie Sports......

Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer crash victims

IMAGE: Relatives of players of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team cry before a ceremony mourning the victims at Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, on Friday. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters......
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Lightning kills 20 in Bihar

Patna: At least 20 people, including children and women, were killed in lightning strikes on Sunday in Bihar as violent storms and heavy rains... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/lightning-kills-20-in-bihar-news-national-rf2uufegijdhg.html
11 people killed in lightning, wall collapse in Bihar

At least 11 people including eight women were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike and wall collapse triggered by squall in Bihar... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/11-people-killed-in-lightning-wall-collapse-in-bihar-117052800645_1.html
Death toll from Sri Lanka's worst flood since 2003 rises to 151

Around 4,42,299 people belonging to 1,14,124 families were affected in 15 districts due to the flood situation, the Disaster Management Centre said... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/sri-lanka-flood-death-toll-rises-many-missing-after-flood/1/965058.html
First batch of SDRF personnel to be stationed by June

First batch of Maharashtra State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), comprising 428 personnel, will be stationed at two places by June. The Maharashtra... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/maha-first-batch-of-sdrf-personnel-to-be-stationed-by-june-117052800433_1.html
INS Shardul reaches Colombo with relief materials

In the aftermath of devastating floods and landslides in Sri Lanka, the Indian Navy's INS Shardul on Sunday reached here with relief materials and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/ins-shardul-reaches-colombo-with-relief-materials-117052800395_1.html

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