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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......

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.......

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......

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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23 people killed in lightning, wall collapse in Bihar

At least 23 people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike and wall collapse triggered by squall in Bihar today. 18 persons were... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/23-people-killed-in-lightning-wall-collapse-in-bihar-117052900003_1.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
Death toll rises to 146

The death toll from Sri Lanka's worst floods since 2003 rose to 146, as security forces and rescuers stepped up search and rescue operations after... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-sri-lanka-floods-death-toll-rises-to-146-2453690
119 dead, 150 missing even as India sends out Navy for rescue ops

India on Saturday rushed relief materials and deployed rescue personnel in Sri Lanka as the country faced its worst floods since 2003 that claimed... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-sri-lanka-floods-119-dead-150-missing-even-as-india-sends-out-navy-for-rescue-ops-2453182
India provides help as death toll touches 100 in Lanka floods

An Indian Navy ship with relief materials reached Colombo today as the death toll from the worst floods since 2003 in Sri Lanka climbed to 100 and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/india-provides-help-as-death-toll-touches-100-in-lanka-floods-117052700543_1.html

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