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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,......

Rains expose Gujarat's poor disaster management

"The Gujarat State Disaster management Authority is a cruel joke played on the five crore people of Gujarat," says Alpa Unadkat, municipal councillor from Junagadh in Saurashtra, Gujarat.It's still......

'Police is not in the disaster management plan'

The Maharashtra police is not part of the state's disaster management plan, Maharashtra Director General of Police Dr P S Pasricha told rediff.com.So as a lesson from Mumbai's flood disaster, the......

Relief with an iron hand

The tsunami has conclusively proved that the management of a natural disaster is up to the state government. How quickly relief reaches the wounded, how swiftly rehabilitation plans are put in......

Fresh tremor jolts Bengal, death toll in India rises to 72

A fresh tremor of magnitude 5.1 jolted parts of West Bengal on Monday evening triggering panic even as the death toll in India from Saturday’s powerful earthquake in Nepal rose to 72.......

Why India, China must ensure social security for farmers

Image: A woman removes stalks from chillies at a farm in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters Farmers in India like to adorn their rusty ploughs with chillies and limes. Hanging by......

India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan

Under a 2010 nuclear liability law, nuclear equipment suppliers are liable for damages from an accident, which companies say is a sharp deviation from international norms India is offering to set......

Despite big talks, India is miles away from digitisation

It's unlikely we'll achieve ubiquitous digital access with our current approach. There are too many problems and too few synergies, requiring radical changes in direction, says Shyam Ponappa.......

How India can escape the dry spell doom

Since 2000, India has had three serious droughts. The World Bank has estimated that the 2012 drought reduced the country's gross domestic product by half a percentage point, even though it was not......

WB, ADB assure Odisha of $313-million aid for cyclone

International funding agencies, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, have assured a financial assistance of $313 million to Odisha government for restoration and rehabilitation activities......
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India death toll rises to 72, as West Bengal jolted by ...

New Delhi: A fresh tremor of magnitude 5.1 jolted parts of West Bengal on Monday evening triggering panic even as the death toll in India from... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/india-death-toll-rises-to-72-as-west-bengal-jolted-by-fresh-tremors-2215418.html
Fresh tremors in Nepal, govt declares quake as national calamity

Apr 27, 2015 22:03 (IST) Spain seeks help from India to evacuate its nationals from Nepal Spain today sought India's help in evacuating... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/world/live-fresh-tremors-in-nepal-govt-declares-quake-as-national-calamity-2212618.html
Odisha amends OPDR norms to improve credit recovery

Acting on the banks' demand, the state government has brought all the subsidy and interest subvention linked schemes implemented in the state under... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/odisha-amends-opdr-norms-to-improve-credit-recovery-115042701008_1.html
Aid Arriving as Deaths Top 4,000

9 p.m. (1515 GMT, 11:15 a.m. EDT) Relief worker Brad Kerner of Save the Children says basic necessities are the immediate need inNepalafter... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/The-Latest-on-Nepal-Quake-Aid-Arriving-as-Deaths-Top-4000/2015/04/27/article2786074.ece
Nepal India ramps up Operation Maitri airlifts more than 2200

India has ramped up its relief operations in quake-ravaged Nepal, with the focus on deploying medical and engineering teams and restoring road... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/nepal-earthquake-india-ramps-up-operation-maitri-airlifts-nearly-2-000-nationals/article1-1341393.aspx

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