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30 Killed After Bus Fell Into A Gorge In Odisha

Odisha bus mishap claims 30 lives

At least 30 people were killed and eight injured when a bus carrying over 40 artistes of an opera team fell down a 300-feet gorge, in Odisha's Deogarh district on Sunday evening, officials said. Director General Fire services Binay Behera said 27 ... The Statesman, 2 weeks ago
30 killed after bus falls into gorge in Odisha Economic Times, 2 weeks ago
Bus carrying Indian opera troupe members crash, 25 dead Equilibrio Informativo, 2 weeks ago
Reuters India

Odisha readies pioneering action plan to combat deadly summer heat

From stopping work at brick kilns on very hot days to issuing five-day advance warning of heat waves, the Indian state of Odisha is readying a pioneering action plan to prepare for increasingly deadly summer heat, officials said. Last summer, ...
 DNA India4 weeks ago India's Odisha readies pioneering plan to combat deadly heat  Sharenet4 weeks ago Odisha readies pioneering plan to combat deadly heat  Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

Why dynastic politics is largely responsible for India lagging behind in East Asia

By Sadanand Dhume Has dynastic politics kept India poor? This appears to be an unstated assumption of a speech earlier this month by BJP president Amit Shah to the party faithful, and the stated view of many in his party. As the formulation goes, ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Nehru-Gandhis and poverty  American Enterprise Institute1 month ago

When nature strikes

Chennai 2015, Srinagar 2014, Uttarakhand 2013, Mumbai 2005. These disastrous floods remind us that without proper planning, unusually heavy rains in densely populated areas can brew a deadly cocktail for disaster. The issue is not just India's ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Parliament LIVE: Uproar in RS after Swamy quotes ...

Highlights 18:19 (IST) AK Antony clarifies on the Agusta Westland scam in the Rajya Sabha Former Defense Minister AK Antony, INC, Kerala, clarifies the Agusta Westland scam in the Rajya Sabha. He said, "We cannot tolerate corruption ...
 Firstpost.com52 minutes ago

Mumbai Water Refugees Evoke Parched Vision of Fast-Growing India

(Bloomberg) -- No rain, no water, no choice. That's how 26-year-old Vijay Jadhav describes his decision to travel with his family to coastal Mumbai, India's financial capital, from a parched smallholding more than 400 kilometers (250 miles) ...
 La Repubblica12 hours ago

India Is Suffering One of Its Worst Droughts in Decades

Two years of poor rains add pressure to manage water better in India No rain, no water, no choice. That's how 26-year-old Vijay Jadhav describes his decision to travel with his family to coastal Mumbai, India's financial capital, from a parched ...
 Bloomberg15 hours ago India faces worst drought in a decade  Gulf News2 weeks ago
DNA India

Uttarakhand forest fire: A burning problem

Though fires have been ravaging Uttarakhand's forests for nearly three months, central and state authorities have woken up to the damage far too late. Only after several of these localised fires coalesced and damaged flora and fauna in six ...
 DNA India1 day ago

Govt not releasing sufficient funds to tackle drought: Oppn

Members in Rajya Sabha today expressed serious concern over the acute drinking water crisis and rising number of farmers suicides in 11 drought-hit states including Maharashtra, with the Opposition accusing the government of not releasing adequate funds to ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Heat wave sweeps across India: What to expect and how to survive it

File photo of a girl trying to protect herself from heat while riding a bicycle in Amritsar. Photo: PTI A gruelling heat wave, which continues to sweep many parts of India, has claimed 130 lives so far, the Times of India (ToI) reported on Friday.
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago
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