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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......

UPA appointed NDMA vice-chairman resigns

After some Governors, it was the turn of Vice-Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority M Shashidhar Reddy and five of its members to resign after the new government asked them to quit......

Phailin aftermath in Bengal: Nine killed in floods

Nine persons have lost their lives in the recent floods in five districts of West Bengal, state disaster management department sources said on Thursday. Floods in West and East Midnapore, Howrah,......

How Met department plans to fight city floods

By 2017 monsoon, IMD would have a model to warn civic authorities about rain over a specific area to prevent disasters, reports Sanjeeb Mukherjee India Meteorological Department is planning to......

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......

Flight cancelled because of bad weather?

Tinesh Bhasin tells you what you can expect. Getting compensation from an airline, in case of delays, is a grey area for customers. Most of them are unaware of the rules guiding the process. And......

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......

He is paying the price for rice @ Re 1

The current crisis Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is facing is a cumulative effect of inattention to water management and the fiscal burden of populist promises, says Aditi Phadnis.......

Fan, Sarbjit: 2016's Top 10 FLOPS, so far

Here's looking at the films that failed at the box office in the first half of this year.  The year 2016 did not see too many big earners. Quite a few high profile movies, which were expected......
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Odisha puts six districts on flood alert

The Odisha government on Sunday issued a flood alert in six districts after the IMD forecast heavy rainfall in the next two days.The fishermen have... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a758985.html
Woman succumbs to tree-fall injuries

In a tragic incident, a 57-year old woman from Chembur succumbed to her injuries on Saturday after a palm tree came crashing down on her on... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-woman-succumbs-to-tree-fall-injuries-2510997
Nitish sets agenda for disaster management in Bihar

Alarmed by frequent deaths caused by lightning in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today directed officials to install lightning tracker... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nitish-sets-agenda-for-disaster-management-in-bihar-117072100873_1.html
Floods in North-East hjave affected lakhs

Floods across north east India have been left stranded and left homeless. More than 20 of Assam's 32 districts have been affected as incessant... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/floods-in-north-east-hjave-affected-lakhs-72881.html
Fire in multi-storied office building, no casualty

Fire broke out on the third floor of a multi-storied building which houses mostly offices in the southern part of the city's Pretoria Street this... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/fire-in-multi-storied-office-building-no-casualty-117072000665_1.html

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