Floods, landslides and the need to prioritise governance

In Kerala, the urbanised outskirts of a quaint little small town like Thrissur were under water. Natural drainage systems had been harmed.

published on : 13th August 2020

CIAL’s flood control measures a boon for nearby panchayats

Earlier, the deluge in 2018 had resulted in the airport being shut down for 15 days, causing a loss of around Rs 160 crore.

published on : 13th August 2020

Three killed as flour mill explodes during trial at shop in Uttar Pradesh

The explosion took place when a trial of the flour mill was being conducted at the shop under Pharendra police station area for a customer

published on : 7th August 2020

Karnataka braces for floods as more rains expected

Heavy rains over the last few days have disrupted normal life in several districts which are now staring at a flood-like situation as they grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 6th August 2020

Central water panel sounds flood warning

The Central Water Commission has asked for State authorities to take necessary precautions, including the sharing of information to lower riparian states and downstream districts. 

published on : 5th August 2020

Bihar flood toll goes up to 19, over 63.60 lakh affected in 16 districts

Nearly seven lakh more people fell victim to the flood fury in the last 24 hours, with rain-fed rivers originating in Nepal, inundating vast swathes.

published on : 5th August 2020

Assam flood situation continues to improve; 1.96 lakh in 15 districts affected

On Sunday, 19 districts were under water and 8.54 lakh people were hit by the calamity.

published on : 5th August 2020

Assam flood situation improves as major rivers continue receding trend, 8.54 lakh affected

One person went missing in flood-hit Kokrajhar district, the bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Agency (ASDMA) said.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Floating solar projects in Odisha by March 2022

Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra was present during the signing of agreement via video conferencing on Monday.

published on : 22nd July 2020

Five more die in Assam floods, toll now at 71 as close to 40 lakh people affected

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 39,79,563 people in 3,218 villages and localities across 27 districts are affected. Standing crop is affected in areas of 1,31,368 hectares.

published on : 17th July 2020

As US grapples with COVID-19, Florida hits largest single-day increase in cases

In Florida, where parts of Walt Disney World reopened Saturday, 15,299 people tested positive, for a total of 269,811 cases, and 45 deaths were recorded.

published on : 13th July 2020

French defence minister condoles death of 20 Indian soldiers in Galwan

The French defence minister conveyed her condolences to the entire Indian armed forces as well as to the grieving families, they said.

published on : 30th June 2020

Flood relief scam: Crime Branch team receives crucial evidence

According to the investigation team, Anwar and wife Koulath Anwar are the prime accused in the case in which a sum of `23.09 lakh was diverted from the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.

published on : 25th June 2020

FICCI Ladies Organisation in Bhubaneswar holds webinar on job opportunities

The webinar recorded more than 1,200 logging in to view it on YouTube.

published on : 20th June 2020

Flood fund scam: Joint land revenue commissioner collects evidence

A report will be submitted to revenue principal secy, land revenue commissioner within a week

published on : 11th June 2020
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