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BJP targets George, BBMP, over failure to mitigate rain disasters

BJP leader R Ashoka on Saturday launched a tirade against Bengaluru Development Minister K J George and the civic authorities for their "failure to mitigate rain-related disasters" in the city. "We told the authorities to take steps about a month ago. Nothing ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

Rijiju inaugurates centre for disaster research at JNU

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju today inaugurated the Special Centre for Disaster Research (SCDR) at JNU and said the country should equip itself to face "severe" disasters.The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) had signed an MoU in 2015 ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago Synergy among agencies vital in dealing with disasters: Rijiju  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Odisha now become a model state in disaster preparedness: CM

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said Odisha has come a long way since the 1999 super cyclone and has now become a model state in disaster preparedness and risk mitigation.Patnaik said the state government plans to take concrete steps to tackle natural ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
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Delhi smog not an emergency like Bhopal gas tragedy: Harsh Vardhan

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan has said there is no need to spread panic among the people over the present air pollution situation in Delhi, adding it is not like the Bhopal gas tragedy which was an 'emergency'. The Delhi-National Capital Region region has been under a thick blanket of smog over the last one week. Doctors have declared the situation as a 'public health emergency', while the government has taken a series of measures in view of high ...
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Hyderabad hosts multi-agency exercise to tackle urban flooding

A multi-agency exercise, involving the armed forces, the National Disaster Response Force, (NDRF) and others, was conducted here today as part of efforts to synergise relief operations in an urban flooding scenario.The joint exercise, 'Pralay Sahayam', was ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Bihar Floods 2017: A human curse!

'Did the government learn any lesson from the disasters of 2008, 1987, 1975?''Certainly not!''They are making people believe that the 2017 flood was unexpected, so no preventive effort towards reducing the loss of human lives was to be expected from the government,' says Mohammad Sajjad about this year's Bihar floods which have claimed over 500 lives and left 17 million people homeless. When THIS man issues a climate warning, it's time to listen People wait to be rescued from a flood-hit ...
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PM Modi assures assistance to Maharashtra government over Mumbai rain

Taking stock of the heavy rainfall in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured full assistance to the state government in mitigating the situation. In a series of tweet, the Prime Minister said that he also spoke to Maharashtra Chief ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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IMD or Skymet: Who got monsoon forecast right?

While the IMD had forecast a ‘normal’ monsoon for the entire season, Skymet stated that rain this year would be ‘below normal’, report Sanjeeb Mukherjee and Sahil Makkar.   The State-run India Meteorological Department and the country’s largest private weather forecaster, Skymet, have once again found themselves in the eye of the storm over the accuracy of monsoon predictions. The monsoon, after making a steady start in June and July, went for an extended ...
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Agenda of the two-day agri meet starting from Wednesday

The Centre is expected to discuss issues related to drought management and also review the progress of major central schemes like soil health cards, irrigation programmes Even though no state has declared drought in any part of the country in kharif 2017, so far, the Centre is expected to discuss issues related to drought management and the spending of funds on drought-hit states, at a two-day annual conference to kick-start the Rabi campaign for 2017. The conference, which is held twice every ...
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At BRICS meet, Modi calls for support to counter terrorism, cyber crime threats

Xiamen : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for a coordinated action and cooperation from the BRICS member-countries to counter the threats posed by terrorism and cyber crimes. "The BRICS member-countries should form collective policies and ...
 Sify2 months ago BRICS Summit: PM Modi calls for support to counter threats posed by terrorism, cyber crimes  Sify2 months ago
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