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UPA appointed NDMA vice-chairman resigns

After some Governors, it was the turn of Vice-Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority M Shashidhar Reddy and five of its members to resign after the new government asked them to quit......

Govt asks UPA appointees to quit

All members of the National Disaster Management Authority, appointed by the previous United Progressive Alliance government, have been asked to resign. "Everyone has been asked to submit their......

Phailin aftermath in Bengal: Nine killed in floods

Nine persons have lost their lives in the recent floods in five districts of West Bengal, state disaster management department sources said on Thursday. Floods in West and East Midnapore, Howrah,......

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......

Probe faults IOC management for Jaipur fire

An independent probe faulted the state-owned Indian Oil Corporation management for the devastating blaze raging for 11 days in its Jaipur terminal in October, killing 11 and wounding 45 others. The......

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......

ONGC readying disaster management plan

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, which has seen two major mishaps in the last two years at its Bombay High oilfields, on Thursday came out with a contingency plan for effective disaster......

The man behind IA's rebirth

Five years ago, Indian Airlines, a state-owned company, was tottering on the brink of a financial disaster. Competition was hotting up, with privately-owned Jet Airways taking away its market......

India can absorb tsunami effect: IMF

The economic cost of tsunami and the subsequent reconstruction and disaster relief appear manageable for India, the International Monetary Fund staff report has said.The government announced a......

  People speak for state disaster management

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Francisco
Q. What would be the advantages if the calamitiy in Uttarakhand wad declared as national disaster/calamity?
Francisco:  A.  more

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

joyesh chakraborty
Q. what are the real major threats for India in Future ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  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/what-are-the-real-major-threats-for-india-in-future-/25634902/answers/25884207

Kalpana Roy
Q. disaster management drills in Delhi for earth quake , should be carried out in every state, how prepared we are for all this in future, your views
Kalpana Roy:  A. Food scarcity, Water wars, Energy CrisisAs India moves away from an agrarian economy to an industrialised, services oriented economy. The youth...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/disaster-management-drills-in-delhi-for-earth-quake--should-/22041541/answers/25634929

Kalpana Roy
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.
Kalpana Roy:  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/22041541/answers/21081875

  Web results for State Disaster Management
Shakuntla Jakhu will be new Chief Secretary of Haryana

Haryana Additional Chief Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management, and she would assume the charge of new assignment tomorrow. This was stated by... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2432629&n_date=20140730&cat=India
Monsoon Threats Come Down as El Nino Recedes; Rains Lash Thane

Residents take out their personal belongings from houses submerged in sand due to floods in Srinagar in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand June 19,... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/monsoon-threats-come-down-el-nino-recedes-rains-lash-thane-605681
Up to 150 people feared trapped in landslide in India

Reuters NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Heavy rain triggered a landslide in India on Wednesday burying up to 150 people and rescuers were struggling... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/dozens-feared-trapped-village-landslide-india-tvs-074917778.html
Court delivers final verdict, held 10 held guilty

Ten years have passed since a deadly fire consumed 94 innocent lives and injured 18 others at a school in Kumbakonam, but the trauma still... ...

http://news.oneindia.in/feature/kumbakonam-school-fire-tragedy-court-delivers-final-verdict-1492485.html
A Bit of Shadow IT is Sometimes Welcome

With the largest market share in the Indian ATM industry, NCR Corporation has been in India for the past 17 years catering to the consumer... ...

http://www.cioandleader.com/cioleaders/features/41201/bit-shadow-welcome

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