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Over 3,500 people still missing in Uttarakhand

Over 3,500 people are still missing in the flash-floods and landslides in Uttarakhand, the National Disaster Management Authority said on Tuesday. Talking to reporters, NDMA Vice-Chairman......

Mega mock drill held in Delhi to check disaster awareness

Delhi witnessed one of the biggest coordinated mock drills on Wednesday, when disaster management agencies checked the alertness and preparedness of various other agencies. The drills were......

'Can't rule out earthquakes at nuclear plant sites'

Amid concerns over the Koodankulam nuclear power project, the National Disaster Management Authority has said safety measures at all atomic plants in the country were in place but admitted......

Will share satellite data, PM tells ASEAN nations

India on Saturday offered to help south-east Asian nations in the management of natural disasters by sharing satellite data for the region and launching small satellites built by them. "We would be......

Nepal asks all foreign rescue workers to leave; quake toll reaches 7,365

Rescue teams from India and 33 other countries were on Saturday asked by Nepal to leave as it prepared to launch massive operations to rehabilitate millions of uprooted victims of the devastating......

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......

India loses $9.8 billion every year due to disasters

India loses $ 9.8 billion every year due to multi-hazard disasters as its 58.6 per cent land is prone to earthquake and 8.5 per cent area is vulnerable to cyclone. As per the United Nations Office......

Why India, China must ensure social security for farmers

Image: A woman removes stalks from chillies at a farm in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters Farmers in India like to adorn their rusty ploughs with chillies and limes. Hanging by......

Despite big talks, India is miles away from digitisation

It's unlikely we'll achieve ubiquitous digital access with our current approach. There are too many problems and too few synergies, requiring radical changes in direction, says Shyam Ponappa.......

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......
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India's initiatives for Nepal

India has rightly played its role as a friendly neighbour by reaching out to Nepal immediately after the terrible earthquake with an intensity of... ...

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Use GIS, IT in chemical disaster management

Comment · print · T T T+· T- PNGRB Chairman S. Krishnan having a word with A. P. Principal Secretary, Land and Disaster Management,... ...

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When messengers shoot the message

Apart from insensitivity and boisterousness, it was the combination of jingoism and the relentless advertising of India's aid efforts by television... ...

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Train hauling crude from ND oil patch derails, catches fire

Town evacuated after oil train derails CBSTV Videos 1:55 Emergency personnel watch as smoke rises in the background past a field after a BNSF... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/oil-train-derailment-prompts-evacuation-north-dakota-town-144408533.html
Nepal Tragedy A wake up call for India

Poonam I Kaushish A humungous human tragedy of anguish, despair and desperation, morbidity and mortality struck Nepal last week resulting in a... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/nepal-tragedy-a-wake-up-call-for-india/

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