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Time for Uttarakhand to learn from Orissa

Orissa learnt its lessons from previous cyclones, particularly the 1999 super cyclone, whereas Uttarakhand has failed to do so from any of the previous natural calamities that hit the state, says......

Odisha braces for Cyclone Phailin, NDMA sends troops

The Odisha government is preparing for Cyclone Phailin -- which is expected to hit the east coast on Saturday evening -- on a war footing, Mihir Bhat from the All India Disaster Mitigation......

New climate change report reinforces urgent need for action

Uttarakhand was a tragedy that none of us will forget. As experts analysed the tragedy, it became clear that the disaster was more man made. The intergovernmental panel on climate change in its......

Water recedes in parts of Orissa but flood threat remains

Air dropping of food was suspended after five days on Friday with flood waters receding in the Mahanadi delta in Orissa, as a fresh flood in Baitarani river threatened three districts. With......

Unfinished tasks of Bharat that is India

We may be free but the taks before us remain undone. Gopal Krishna offers a checklistIn the 63rd year of British parliament's Indian Independence Act dated July 18, 1947, 'to make provision for the......

COLUMN: Can we have waterless agriculture too Mr PM?

We need a master plan to increase our water storage capacity, improve irrigation facilities and create water networks across the country that links the draught prone with those experiencing floods,......

WB extends $1.5 bn loan for developing rural roads

The World Bank will extend a loan of $1.5 billion (about Rs 6,800 crore) to India for building 24,000 km of all-weather roads in the rural areas of seven economically poor and hilly states like......

Disaster insurance for the poor a must

Natural disasters have begun to strike India with monotonous regularity. Cyclone in Orissa, earthquake in Gujarat, tidal wave in the Bay of Bengal -- it just goes on and on and on.A recent paper *......

The real disaster

Did you know that, in just the decade of the '90s, natural disasters affected 2.1 billion people and caused a damage of $687 billion?While that figure is itself alarming, the picture gets a lot......
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When push comes to shove

It was the first day of the Godavari Pushkaralu, the Kumbh Mela of the South. The muhurtam was for 6.26 am on July 14, 2015. Every 12 years, over... ...

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Parrikar's comments reveal a hunger for war and a disdain for the Army

Manohar Parrikar is fast squandering the equity he enjoyed at the time he was appointed the defence minister last year. An IIT alumnus and former... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/politics/unacceptable-parrikars-comments-reveal-a-hunger-for-war-and-a-disdain-for-the-army-2298036.html
Organisations deny receiving funds as centre bans 427 Odisha NGOs

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News 4 minutes 29 seconds ago Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Even though the union home ministry has... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/organisations-deny-receiving-funds-centre-bans-427-odisha-145004047--finance.html
India reels under heatwave as death …

India's brutal weeks-long heatwave has killed more than 2,000 people, authorities said Saturday, as the government launched a mass education... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/india-reels-under-heatwave-death-102419456.html
World Bank Approves $308.40 Million for Second Phase of National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Program in India

Phase II of the project is expected to benefit an additional 1.6 million people WASHINGTON, May 28, 2015 ─ The World Bank today approved a... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/world-bank-approves-30840-million-second-phase-national-cyclone-risk-mitigation-program-india

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