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38 killed, hundreds stranded as heavy rains lash Gujarat

Death toll due to heavy rainfall in Gujarat on Thursday rose to 38, including 27 in worst-hit Amreli district, following which Chief Minister Anandiben Patel conducted an aerial survey of the......

36 hours of heavy rains trigger landslides in Meghalaya, 5 killed

Five persons were killed on Tuesday in two separate incidents of landslips triggered by incessant rains in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district. In the first incident, four members of a family,......

As temperatures soar, death toll rises to 1,412

The death toll due to intense heat wave sweeping across many parts of the country continued to mount and reached 1,412 on Wednesday, with only Andhra Pradesh and Telangana accounting for 1,360......

Why India is getting hotter by the year

  Scientists at the India Meteorological Department warn that not only has India turned hotter in the last two decades, but that heat waves are projected to become more intense, have longer......

50 killed in Nepal quake, 17 dead as tremors jolt India

A woman injured in an earthquake walks toward a hospital soon after the earthquake in Sankhu, Nepal. Photographer: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters   A new 7.3-magnitude earthquake and seven powerful......

Monsoon: Damage control begins

Plan ready for more than 600 districts; price stabilisation on for pulses, grains A day after the India Meteorological Department lowered its monsoon forecast, the government on Wednesday swung......

What's behind Delhi's air pollution?

The government says emission from old diesel vehicles is not to be blamed. Experts say government is selectively using data to make its case. What is poisoning Delhi’s air and making......

Bangalore neighbourhood's toxic air threatens India's future

Once called India’s garden city, this upper middle-class residential area in Bangalore has India’s most toxic air, says Devanik Saha, IndiaSpend.com. On the day this story was written,......

'Below-normal rains may not lead to a spike in inflation'

"Even last year our monsoons were below normal, then winter rains were below normal, then in March we suddenly had non-seasonal rains... Yet the food prices (inflation) are only falling. This is......

Skymet vs IMD: Who will get the monsoon forecast right?

The official India Meteorological Department (IMD) and the private Skymet Weather Services have made widely divergent monsoon forecasts. The IMD has said rainfall could be below normal at 93 per......

World Cup draw to map out familiar path

Whatever surprises the draw for South Africa 2010 provides in Cape Town on December 4, the path to glory at the first African World Cup will be a familiar one. FIFA's decision to take its prized......
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10,000 Evacuated as two Typhoons Approach China

BEIJING: Nearly 10,000 people have been evacuated from China's eastern province of Fujian as it braces for the landfall of two typhoons, Linfa and... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/10000-Evacuated-as-two-Typhoons-Approach-China/2015/07/07/article2907496.ece
Narendra Modi govt calls meeting of state food ministers to curb inflation

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi -led government at the Centre has called a meeting of all state food ministers in the national capital to chalk... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/companies/narendra-modi-govt-calls-meeting-of-state-food-ministers-to-curb-inflation/96195/
Shimla gears up to meet monsoon challenges

SHIMLA: During the monsoon season, a team from National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from Bathinda, would remain stationed at Sunni in Shimla... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Shimla-gears-up-to-meet-monsoon-challenges/articleshow/47966372.cms
How we can insure our farmers from extreme weather risks

Tech-enabled assessment of crop damage and govt subsidy for insurance premiums will help expand coverage. By: Ashok Gulati and Prerna Terway... ...

http://computer.financialexpress.com/columns/how-we-can-insure-our-farmers-from-extreme-weather-risks/12716/
Tech the farm insurance route

Policy-makers and farmers have heaved a sigh of relief with June rains exceeding normal levels by 16%. But the India Meteorological Department is... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/column-tech-the-farm-insurance-route/95487/

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