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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......

Think Alia Bhatt is stupid? Well, think again!

Well, that's a first! Check out how Alia Bhatt has trumped online trolls and naysayers.  Image: Alia Bhatt. Photograph: Abhijit Mhamunkar When Alia Bhatt arrived on the sets of Koffee With......

  People speak for state disaster management

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Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. How to avert river flood tragedy in JK in future ,for that matter for any state in India?
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-to-avert-river-flood-tragedy-in-jk-in-future-for-that-ma/27838443/answers/

Francisco
Q. What would be the advantages if the calamitiy in Uttarakhand wad declared as national disaster/calamity?
Francisco:  A. We can not simply avert natural calamities of such a scale. However, be better prepared to tackle such eventualities. Each one of us should undergo...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-would-be-the-advantages-if-the-calamitiy-in-uttarakhand/25884192/answers/27838457

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

  Web results for State Disaster Management
How locals displayed spirit in rescue and relief mission

After seeing people marooned in an unprecedented deluge crying helplessly, Sajad Mohiuddin, a Srinagar-based young lawyer, instead of waiting for... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-jammu-and-kashmir-floods-how-locals-displayed-spirit-in-rescue-and-relief-mission-2020660
'Restore disaster relief board'

Demanding immediate reconstitution of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), its former vice chairperson M Shashidhar Reddy has said... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/432102/039restore-disaster-relief-board039.html
Storm leaves 200,000 displaced in Philippines, heads for Taiwan

Most shools on the main island of Luzon remained closed for a second day as a huge mopping-up operation began. Some public offices have reopened.... ...

http://post.jagran.com/storm-leaves-200000-displaced-in-philippines-heads-for-taiwan-1411229711
India, China favour early settlement of border

"Recalling the Agreement on the Political Parameters and Guiding Principles for the Settlement of the Boundary Question signed in April 2005, both... ...

http://post.jagran.com/india-china-favour-early-settlement-of-border-1411122583
Rescuers

The guesthouse at popular preacher and televangelist TB Joshua's Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) came down last Friday, leaving scores... ...

http://post.jagran.com/death-toll-in-nigeria-building-collapse-rises-to-80-rescuers-1411046765

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