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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......

U'khand tragedy: SC asks NDMA to give status of rescue ops

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the National Disaster Management Authority to apprise it within two weeks about the status of rescue operations in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand. "NDMA to file an......

'U'khand deluge unfortunate, great learning experience'

The National Disaster Management Authority on Monday asked states to be more proactive on disaster management and appoint full-time chiefs for disaster management authorities. "The states have to......

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
Rising wages squeeze Bangladesh garment makers as factories await upgrades

By | Reuters By Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/rising-wages-squeeze-bangladesh-garment-makers-factories-await-024756813--sector.html
Liverpool embark on title advance at Norwich

LONDON: Liverpool visit Norwich City this weekend, determined to maintain focus on the task in hand despite growing national excitement about their... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/football/epl/top-stories/Liverpool-embark-on-title-advance-at-Norwich/articleshow/33879816.cms
Governor for providing Red Cross Internship to students

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 17: Governor, N. N. Vohra, President of Indian Red Cross Society, J&K, observed that it would be beneficial if... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/governor-for-providing-red-cross-internship-to-students/
Wall Street banks make legal case for physical commodities trade

By Anna Louie Sussman NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street banks have mounted a massive legal defense of their physical commodities activities, in a... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/17/us-fed-commodities-banks-idINBREA3G2GD20140417
Five years on, TERI sits on state climate change plan

NAGPUR: Though faced with hailstorms, wet and dry droughts, and other indicators of climate change making life miserable for people and farmers,... ...

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