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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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India's disaster management totters on the edge!

More than 50 million people are affected by natural disasters annually, but despite this the second most populous country in the world suffers from... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-char-dham-yatra-halted-india-s-disaster-management-totters-on-the-edge-2002942
HC lens on blocked road

Cuttack, July 5: Orissa High Court has taken cognisance of a report in The Telegraph and suo motu registered a public interest litigation (PIL) on... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140706/jsp/frontpage/story_18586300.jsp
Chennai building collapse death toll up to nine

Home> News > tamil-nadu-news Chennai, June 29 : The death toll in the 11 storey-building collapse in Chennai has gone up to nine while about 25... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-74765.html
ISPR DG says Operation Zarb-i-Azb in N.Waziristan is a 'war of survival'

Islamabad, June 27 : The director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Bajwa, has described the ongoing... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-74263.html
High level inquiry ordered

Home> News > india-news New Delhi, June 27 : A high level inquiry has been ordered into the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh on Friday, which... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-74239.html

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