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Famine in Rajputana

CHANDIGARH:City residents will have to pay more for the electricity, as the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has approved the hike in rates of electricity for 2016. In a society that places great value on the beauty of human body, it ... Chandigarh Tribune, 2 days ago

Youth Participate In World Vision 30 Hour Famine

Living without food and technology would be a struggle for many youth, but more than 70 of them in Moncton will give it all up to raise awareness for those in less fortunate countries who live without. It's an event hosted by World Vision and ...
 News 91.9 Moncton2 days ago Religion Briefs: LCUMC youth members to take part in World Vision 30 Hour Famine  Los Angeles Times4 days ago

Master technical sticks to his job for over three decades

Geng Jiasheng at work. [Guangming Daily] "A craftsman will not starve in a famine year," said Geng Jiasheng's father. It has been his motto ever since. 53-year-old Geng has been working at Kunming Heavy-industry Ltd Co under Yunnan Metallurgical ...
 CHINAdaily Europe2 days ago

Commission holds provincial depts responsible for deaths in Thar

KARACHI: The commission to probe deaths in Tharparkar owing to famine on Monday handed over a 300-page-long fact-finding report to Sindh Chief Secretary Siddique Memon. The commission in its detailed findings held different provincial departments ...
 Daily Times4 days ago Thar commission: Multiple factors found responsible for deaths  The Express Tribune6 days ago
Times of India

We're facing famine, it's time to act together, urges Mammootty | Video

Kochi: Actor Mammootty has come out offering all possible help for those who are suffering from the drought-like situation in Kerala. The national award winning actor on Wednesday met chief minister Oommen Chandy and held talks about the possible ...
 Manorama Online4 days ago Mammootty extends support to drought relief activities  United News of India4 days ago Mammootty to the rescue of drought-stricken  Times of India4 days ago

Drought in India Before and After Independence

The Agra Famine of 1837-38 was one of the major famines in the pre-Independence era in India. Before this famine struck, the region had been hit with several near-famine and drought situations during 180304, 181314, 1819, 182526, 182728, and 183233.
 MapsofIndia4 days ago

19 Districts In Rajasthan Affected By Famine

The desert state of Rajasthan is in the grip of a water crisis with 19 out of the 33 districts being famine affected, with the government sending water trains to parched Bhilwara and tankers to other areas facing acute shortage. Nearly 17,000 out ...
 NDTV1 week ago 19 districts in Rajasthan famine-hit  Press Trust of India1 week ago As Latur gets water, Rajasthan crippled with famine  Rediff.com1 week ago PTI - WATER-RAJ - 19 districts in Rajasthan famine-hit  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago

Africa highlights: South Sudan's Machar becomes vice-president, Somalia 'famine' warning

Key points - South Sudan's Riek Machar sworn in as vice president - Somalia charities call for action to avert famine - South African inventor wins court battle over idea for call-back service - Kenya's former first lady Lucy Kibaki dies ...
 BBC5 days ago Unity government takes shape in South Sudan  Gulf News2 days ago South Sudan Needs Action, not Apologies HRW  AfricaMetro2 days ago Dispatches: Action, not Words, Needed to End Abuses in South Sudan  Human Rights Watch4 days ago
International Business Times UK

India drought: Greenpeace issues SOS for drinking water amidst life-threatening famine

Greenpeace has issued a clarion call to the Indian government to prioritise drinking water for its 330 million people currently in the grip of a devastating drought. At least 12 Indian states are believed to be facing famine and experts have warned ...
 International Business Times UK5 days ago Worst drought in decades find Center & States unprepared  HT Syndication4 days ago Drought threatens millions in India  News241 week ago In times of drought: Overuse of water behind India's dry days  Hindustan Times1 week ago

Badakhshan's Pamir residents facing famine

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The shortage of food items has made the lives of residents of Pamir district of northeastern Badakhshan province miserable as landslides and flash floods caused by heavy rains have blocked roads leading to the town. Residents of ...
 Frontier Post5 days ago
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