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

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

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

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

Turning floodwater into liquid asset in Bengaluru

Three-year project to set up porous pavements for recharging groundwater in Bengaluru

published on : 2nd March 2020

Damp uniforms, torn books keep students away from school

After many houses were affected by the flood water, children are unable to go to school as their school uniform, school bags, and books have been damaged.

published on : 26th November 2019

Flood victims get back lost certificates

Restored documents have been kept in DigiLocker accounts of beneficiaries; these can be downloaded whenever needed

published on : 9th November 2019

Kumaraswamy springs a surprise, praises BSY’s flood relief work

There is also speculation over Kumaraswamy’s statement that his party was not in favour of the collapse of the Yediyurappa government, and his sudden appreciation for the BJP leader.

published on : 29th October 2019

Monsoon havoc: 2,155 lives lost, 26 lakh people affected in 22 states

The maximum number of 430 people died in Maharashtra, followed by 227 in West Bengal in rains, floods and landslides that hit as many as 361 districts in the country.

published on : 25th October 2019

Flood victims have to sign affidavits for compensation

The government will pay Rs 5 lakh for houses that were 25 to 75 per cent damaged and Rs 50,000 for minor repair works.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Media ban, flood relief delay: Congress gets its ammo ready

Although scheduled to be held for just three days, the Winter session of Karnataka Legislative Assembly and Council is expected to be a stormy one.

published on : 10th October 2019
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