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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......

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.......

A tale of crumbling infrastructure in India's IT cities

Can the country afford to have problems of such magnitude in the cities of Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad, which not only are the major growth drivers but are also the biggest revenue......

Peak tourism season in Uttarakhand hit by forest fire

Tourism to Corbett and Almora could be particularly hit as a result of the fire, which has destroyed 2,200 hectares of forest. The forest fires in Uttarakhand, not unexpectedly, are affecting......

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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Coast Guard puts in place elaborate plan to rescue any aircraft in sea

The second incident was reported on September 15, when a Gulf Aircraft GFA 61 reported burning smell on board with 179 passengers when the aircraft... ...
40-member delegation to attend international meet in Delhi

DEHRADUN: A 40-member state delegation is expected to participate in the upcoming Asian Ministerial Conference for disaster risk reduction which... ...
Managed Services Platform Connects SMBs to Independent Consultants

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Execution Network, a Pittsburgh based startup, has introduced the consulting industry's first... ...
MD5 Announces Winning Teams from Hackathon Launch Event at Brooklyn Navy Yard's New Lab

Over the weekend of October 14 th , the newly launched MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator, a public-private partnership between the... ...

Chennai, Oct 26 (PTI) The much anticipated North East monsoon, which brings the bulk of rainfall in Tamil Nadu and other southern states, is likely... ...

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