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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......

49 dead in Northeast deluge so far, Assam worst hit

With five more people losing their lives in the deluge in Assam, the toll due to monsoon misery in the state reached 44, while several places in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh, including state......

He is paying the price for rice @ Re 1

The current crisis Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is facing is a cumulative effect of inattention to water management and the fiscal burden of populist promises, says Aditi Phadnis.......

A tale of crumbling infrastructure in India's IT cities

Can the country afford to have problems of such magnitude in the cities of Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad, which not only are the major growth drivers but are also the biggest revenue......

How Met department plans to fight city floods

By 2017 monsoon, IMD would have a model to warn civic authorities about rain over a specific area to prevent disasters, reports Sanjeeb Mukherjee India Meteorological Department is planning to......

Peak tourism season in Uttarakhand hit by forest fire

Tourism to Corbett and Almora could be particularly hit as a result of the fire, which has destroyed 2,200 hectares of forest. The forest fires in Uttarakhand, not unexpectedly, are affecting......

How a postman can bring cheer to farmers

A postman is well-versed within the area he is allocated and is still a vital link in many rural parts.     If all goes well, a postman can visit fields, take a snapshot of the crop......
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Woman succumbs to tree-fall injuries

In a tragic incident, a 57-year old woman from Chembur succumbed to her injuries on Saturday after a palm tree came crashing down on her on... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-woman-succumbs-to-tree-fall-injuries-2510997
Nitish sets agenda for disaster management in Bihar

Alarmed by frequent deaths caused by lightning in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today directed officials to install lightning tracker... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nitish-sets-agenda-for-disaster-management-in-bihar-117072100873_1.html
Fire in multi-storied office building, no casualty

Fire broke out on the third floor of a multi-storied building which houses mostly offices in the southern part of the city's Pretoria Street this... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/fire-in-multi-storied-office-building-no-casualty-117072000665_1.html
Holiday today for schools, colleges in rain-ravaged Kodagu district

Bhagamandala was inundated and Madikeri -Talacauvery road link cut off by continuous rain in Kodagu district on Wednesday. The district... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/623690/holiday-today-schools-colleges-rain.html
Death toll climbs to 59, over 10 lakh affected

The death toll in Assam floods mounted to 59 even though the overall situation showed signs of improvement. Close to 10 lakh people in 24 districts... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/assam-floods-death-toll-climbs-to-59-over-10-lakh-affected-71960.html

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