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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......

Scorching summer may hit water supply and fodder

In the first of a two-part series, Sanjeeb Mukherjee examines the impact of the upcoming summer on agriculture and drinking water supply. Summers have set in and if weather predictions and current......

The 5 men who will decide how funds get shared by Centre and states

The panel will also recommend a fiscal consolidation road map for the central and state governments, study the impact of GST on the divisible pool, and propose performance-based incentives for......

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......

Depleted India aim to continue winning run in T20s

Saurashtra left-arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat has been recalled, while India also have three first-timers in Washington Sundar, Basil Thampi and Deepak Hooda. IMAGE: Team India. Photograph: BCCI The......
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Flash floods create havoc in Tripura, 2 dead

Two people have died in the last 24 hours and over 14,000 have been moved to relief camps after flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall inflicted... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-flash-floods-create-havoc-in-tripura/20180521.htm
Centre asks officials to mitigate better natural disasters' impact

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Friday asked all officials of central and state departments concerned to be better prepared so as to minimize... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/centre-asks-officials-to-mitigate-better-natural-disasters-impact-118051801148_1.html
L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs 2,440 crore

Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) today said its subsidiary L&T Construction has bagged orders worth Rs 2,440 crore in the domestic... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/engineering/lt-construction-bags-orders-worth-rs-2440-crore/articleshow/64202170.cms
7 killed, 9 injured in lightning strikes

In West Bengal, at least seven people were killed and 9 other injured in different districts after lightning struck them amid heavy rain this... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=State&id=ST3611
18 dead, several trapped as part of under-construction flyover collapses

A portion of a flyover being built by a state-run corporation collapsed on a busy road in Varanasi on Tuesday, killing at least 18 people as it... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/varanasi-part-of-under-construction-flyover-collapses-toll-updates/20180515.htm

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