FLOOD

Fund crunch has Yediyurappa on tightrope 

Chief Minister says focus is now on flood relief, admits other projects, schemes hit

published on : 19th October 2019

Kerala govt collects Rs 83 crore in flood cess

Tourists turned back at the check post from the hill station by forest protection workers

published on : 19th October 2019

That sinking feeling: Corp turns away as VOC Nagar residents continue to suffer

VOC Nagar in Pulianthope becomes an island during rains — vehicles cannot enter, manholes overflow, residents face threat of diseases & shopkeepers lose business

published on : 19th October 2019

Floods in northeastern Ghana leave 28 dead

About 640 people in some six communities have been displaced and authorities are providing shelters for them.

published on : 18th October 2019

Flood alert in Coimbatore, Nilgiris districts as Pilloor dam brims

Nearly 30,000 cusecs of water is being released from Pilloor dam, following heavy inflow due to incessant rain

published on : 18th October 2019

Chennai becomes first in India to get an intelligent flood warning system 

Tamil  Nadu is all set to deploy an ‘intelligent flood warning system’ in Chennai, which will enable officials to get area-wise inundation details during the monsoon.

published on : 18th October 2019

Uttarakhand HC seeks institute help on remedies to find missing people in 2013 Kedarnath tragedy

The court asked the Wadiya Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun to apprise the court about what steps can be taken to find the missing people in the tragedy.

published on : 16th October 2019

BJP draws flak for focusing on Maharashtra polls instead of flood work    

The ruling BJP government seems to have diverted its focus from rehabilitating the lakhs of people affected by the recent floods in the state, to the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.

published on : 16th October 2019

Congress, BJP spar over extent of flood damage

On Tuesday, senior Congress leader R V Deshpande hit back at the BJP and said that the report was prepared after visiting flood-hit regions and talking to people.

published on : 16th October 2019

Karnataka government to provide highest compensation for crop loss due to flood: CM BS Yeddiyurappa

Yediyurappa announced Rs 16,500/hectare compensation to the farmers facing losses in the dry lands, Rs 23,000/hectare in irrigated lands and Rs 25,000/hectare to farmers taking up horticulture.

published on : 15th October 2019

Narendra Modi has time to 'campaign' for US President but not for flood-hit Karnataka: Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah said Modi did not visit Karnataka, he instead was touring foreign countries and had gone to campaign for US President Trump.

published on : 13th October 2019

10 dead, 15 missing as Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, major rescue mission in progress

The damage to housing from the flooding was extensive but promised recovery was on its way. Some 376,000 homes were without electricity, and 14,000 homes lacked running water.

published on : 13th October 2019

Opposition wants Karnataka floods to be declared national disaster

Opposition leader in the Council S R Patil said the state witnessed the most devastating floods in the last 118 years.

published on : 13th October 2019

Flood relief: BSY claims govt did a lot, Congress walks out

Despite Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa claiming that his government is going beyond its capacity to provide flood relief, an unconvinced Congress staged a walkout from the Assembly on Friday. 

published on : 12th October 2019

Modi not treating Karnataka well: Opposition

Congress MLC Prakash Rathod said, “We at the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee did a ground survey, and according to our estimation, the loss is over Rs 1 lakh crore.

published on : 12th October 2019
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