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After quake, Nepal grapples with post-disaster diseases

Quake-hit Nepal is now grappling with a new challenge -- how to deal with post-disaster diseases like diarrhoea and respiratory infections, as water and sanitation are emerging as major concerns.......

10 civilians killed, 89 injured in firing by Pak along IB during last year

Ten civilians lost their lives while 89 others were injured in firing and shelling by Pakistan along the International Border in Jammu region between January 2014 and February this year. Replying......

Modi's village adoption plan has potential to transform rural India

Each ‘adarsh village’ should have piped drinking water, connectivity to the main road, electricity supply to all households, library, telecom and broadband connectivity including CCTVs......

Key takeaways from Modi's Cabinet reshuffle

A K Bhattacharya deciphers Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first cabinet reshuffle. Even after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his council of ministers last Sunday, its total strength has......

Modi Cabinet: Prabhu gets Railways, Parrikar gets Defence

Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and former Shiv Sainik Suresh Prabhu were inducted into the Union Cabinet and given defence and railway portfolios respectively on Sunday as Prime......

Want a good appraisal? Pick up a broom

Performance evaluation of PSU executives to be linked to targets in Swachh Bharat campaign Executives of public sector companies hoping for a good appraisal next year might want to arm themselves......

8 goals India must achieve to fulfil its commitment to the UN

India must take steps to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, says Subir Gokarn.   Image: India must ensure education and good health for all, say experts: Photograph: Reuters In 2000, the......

FinMin asks ministries to cut their budgets requirement by 15%

Finance Ministry is believed to have suggested to some ministries a reduction of up to 15 per cent in their annual budgets for the current financial year. The move is aimed at cutting the fiscal......

Money spent on Swachh Bharat, Clean Ganga comes under CSR ambit

The major initiatives of the Modi government have been launched to ensure cleanliness across the country Widening the activities coming under CSR ambit, contributions made by corporates towards......

Nitin Gadkari has many plans for India!

Nitin Gadkari has seven portfolios, but does not seem weighed down at all by the many things on his plate. The minister is brimming with ideas, discovers Rediff.com contributor Rashme Sehgal. As......
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With 7,100 dead, Nepal seeks more international …

Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Nepal on Sunday told the international community to urgently step up its earthquake relief as the death toll from the April... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/7-100-dead-nepal-seeks-more-international-aid-140004016.html
Rank incompetence

Hardly a week passes when we are not constrained to find fault with one or the other department and certainly against our liking. The fourth estate... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/rank-incompetence/
Quake-hit Nepal braces to battle epidemics

Kathmandu/London: The toll in the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal has risen to 6,621, the home ministry said on Saturday. The new... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/just-in/unicef-warns-of-epidemic-nepal-toll-raises-over-6-600.html
Areas with arsenic water are mapped

In a startling revelation, the Union health ministry has mapped 16,000 habitations which are prone to arsenic and heavy metal water, resulting in... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/areas-arsenic-water-are-mapped-614
Disease fears hit quake survivors

With its sewage system badly damaged, carcasses rotting in the rubble and thousands of people sleeping rough, experts say Nepal faces a race... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/international/nepal-earthquake-disease-fears-hit-quake-survivors-596

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