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Andhra braces for cyclone 'Helen', to hit tomorrow evening

Six teams of the National Disaster Response Force are being deployed in four coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh as cyclonic storm 'Helen' is expected to cross the Bay of Bengal coast near Kavali......

India's flawed disaster management story

The successful effort to combat Cyclone Phailin threatens to put disaster mitigation, and a fundamental overhaul of how disaster management in India is structured, on the back-burner, says Anand......

Taming Phailin: India's best show in disaster management

Lesson from 1999 cyclone helped in tackling Saturday's storm. With better preparedness and efficient planning and execution, the toll is restricted to a low level. The hours preceding the strike......

SC issues notice to Centre, 6 states on disaster management

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Uttarakhand and six other states for their alleged failure in implementing Disaster Management Act in order to handle natural catastrophe. A bench......

U'khand tragedy: SC asks NDMA to give status of rescue ops

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the National Disaster Management Authority to apprise it within two weeks about the status of rescue operations in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand. "NDMA to file an......

Disasters force Qantas to slash jobs

Australian national airline Qantas on Wednesday announced slew of cost-cutting measures, including job reductions, retirement of older aircraft and a reduction in domestic and international......

Dec 1 is disaster body's big day

At 11 am on 1 December, the newly constituted National Disaster Management Agency will have its big "coming out" at Gurgaon's plush DT Mall.Fire alarms in one of the mall's auditoriums will signal......

IRDA favours unified law for managing disasters

Favouring a unified legislation for disaster management, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority on Wednesday said that it would discuss with the insurers a mechanism, whereby......

WB, ADB assure Odisha of $313-million aid for cyclone

International funding agencies, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, have assured a financial assistance of $313 million to Odisha government for restoration and rehabilitation activities......

Why women are dropping out of work in India

India optimists invariably point to the much-discussed "demographic dividend" as a long-term structural factor, which should propel growth in the coming decades. Studies suggest the demographic......

Australia players ban Chappell from dressing room

Australian cricketers' relationship with national talent manager and full time selector Greg Chappell has broken down to such an extent that he has been banned from their dressing room, especially......

JCT surprise packet of the NFL

As the 11th edition of the National Football League entered the home stretch, it was quite apparent that, barring a disaster, the title was destined to go Dempo Sports Club's way. Indeed, it did,......

  People speak for national disaster management

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shyamvanwari
Q. Post Cyclone; Following rituals to be observed at national level;Aerial survey by PM, SG, RG, Other central ministers, LKA, SS, Rajnath Singh, NAMO and others from opposition;Demand, announcements of relief packages by govts. Appeal for Cyclone relief fund by PM. Opening of cyclone relief funds by various newspapers. Time frame; Next 10 days After 30 days; forget everything just like Uttrakhand.Make suitable changes if you like
Shyamvanwari:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/post-cyclone-following-rituals-to-be-observed-at-national-le/26560081/answers/

Francisco
Q. What would be the advantages if the calamitiy in Uttarakhand wad declared as national disaster/calamity?
Francisco:  A. For a change, disaster management is doing well this time. No political aftermaths for common man. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-would-be-the-advantages-if-the-calamitiy-in-uttarakhand/25884192/answers/26560084

Rose
Q. Disaster Management Failure - Despite Army's effort of putting in 85 hrs Poor Mahi of Manesar/Haryana could not be rescued alive from the 8o feet borwell !Why the kids are allowed to play near by those uncovered borewells ?? This is not the first case hogging national head lines ??
Rose:  A. it is a national disaster even though it is geographically limited..the only silver lining is probably govt will look at pulling up...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/disaster-management-failure---despite-armys-effort-of-puttin/23191487/answers/25884207

Rose
Q. Japanese Encephalitis has once again reared its ugly head in eastern Uttar Pradesh. At a time when the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government are doing blame games over recurring affliction of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the state, the deadly disease has claimed as many as 501 lives. Every day five to seven people, mostly children, are dying of JE at Gorakhpur Medical College alone. Children are the worst sufferers since they have weaker immunity than adults. Comments plz.
Rose:  A. The district typically experiences an outbreak of the disease after the monsoon season when moribund water left after the rains becomes an ideal...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/japanese-encephalitis-has-once-again-reared-its-ugly-head-in/23191487/answers/21081875

INDU
Q. What is the expansion of 1) LASER 2) NDMA 3) PSLV4) TOEFL and 5) IELTS?
INDU:  A. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, National Disaster Management Authority, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle 4th version, Test...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-expansion-of-1-laser-2-ndma-3-pslv4-toefl-and-5-/21081858/answers/18430838

  Web results for National Disaster Management
Global Colocation Solutions Services Provider CyrusOne Commissions Two New Data Halls at Houston West Data Center

Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) recently expanded its Houston West II data center, adding 42,000 square feet and 6... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3060111
PNC Reports First Quarter Net Income Of $1.1 Billion and $1.82 Diluted EPS

/PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today reported net income of $1.1 billion, or $1.82 per diluted common share,... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3060058
'Corrosion control has considerable payoffs'

VISAKHAPATNAM: Controlling corrosion requires significant expenditure, but the payoff includes increased public safety, reliable performance,... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Corrosion-control-has-considerable-payoffs/articleshow/33822237.cms
Modern Challenges for RF Spectrum

P K Garg, Former Wireless Adviser to the Government of India Radio Frequency (RF) spectrum is a limited natural resource, available to the... ...

http://www.communicationstoday.co.in/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10913&Itemid=41
TATA Steel observes World Steel Safety Day and Fire Safety Week

The Fire Safety Week is observed nation wide under the guidance of the Fire Adviser, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India during April... ...

http://www.steelguru.com/indian_news/TATA_Steel_observes_World_Steel_Safety_Day_and_Fire_Safety_Week/336899.html

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