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Congress puts ear to ground, takes up survey on civic issues in Bengaluru

Some Bengalureans posted their responses to the survey on Facebook and other social media sites.

published on : 21st September 2022

Tech firms will stay put in Bengaluru: Bommai

The New Indian Express had highlighted the concerns of various industry associations in its report ‘Infra woes may force firms out of B’luru, says India Inc’ on Monday.

published on : 20th September 2022

Judicial commission to probe encroachments in Bengaluru

Bommai said the commission will be headed by a judicial officer and will include technical experts.

published on : 20th September 2022

Infra woes may force firms out of Bengaluru, says India Inc

The Outer Ring Road Companies Association too had raised similar concerns, saying if infrastructure issues are not addressed, companies will seek alternative destinations.

published on : 19th September 2022

Karnataka floods: School submerged, students study in temple

It has been three weeks since Ramanagara district was pounded by heavy rain, flooding many areas.

published on : 19th September 2022

Encroachments cause flooding in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri villages, residents allege

With the gradual discharge of water from the Chinnar dam, many canals, which have been dormant for the past few years, have been revived in the district.

published on : 19th September 2022

WHO concerned over soaring diseases due to floods in Pakistan

The global health watchdog said water supply was disrupted in flood-hit areas of Pakistan, forcing people to drink unsafe water which could cause cholera and other diseases.

published on : 19th September 2022

WHO raises alarm on disease in flood-hit areas of Pakistan

The WHO chief also said that nearly 2,000 health facilities have been fully or partially damaged in Pakistan and urged donors to continue to respond generously so that more lives can be saved.

published on : 17th September 2022

'Bangalore Development Authority filled 23 lakes, formed 3,530 sites'

Encroachments on lakes, storm water drains, buffer zones should be removed as mentioned in reports, say activists.

published on : 17th September 2022

New headache? As floods recede, sharp rise in dengue, viral fever in Bengaluru

Besides ensuring mosquito control, people should drink filtered or boiled and cooled water, was his advice. 

published on : 17th September 2022

Govt left Ramanagara flood victims in lurch: Congress MLC S Ravi

During the discussion in the Council on recent floods, Ravi said around 3,000 homes were flooded in Ramanagara alone as Bhakshi Lake breached.

published on : 17th September 2022

Centre approves release of Rs 250 crore to Assam for flood relief

Over 100 people lost their lives and about 70 lakh people in Assam's 24 districts, out of 33, were affected by the floods and landslides this year so far.

published on : 16th September 2022

PM Sharif describes Pakistan as a 'sea of water' after floods; calls for immediate climate action at SCO

He stressed the dire need for assistance from international community to help Pakistan overcome the problems in wake of floods, including relief, rehabilitation and control of water-borne diseases.

published on : 16th September 2022

Jos Buttler hopes Pakistan-England cricket series lifts flood victims

The massive floods have affected more than 33 million people and displaced over half a million people who are still living in tents and makeshift accommodation in Pakistan.

published on : 16th September 2022

Floods in Italy kill at least 10; rescues from roofs, trees

The mayor of Barbara, Riccardo Pasqualini, said the flooding left the 1,300 residents of Barbara without drinking water and with spotty telephone service.

published on : 16th September 2022

Not just climate change, Pakistan's overall vulnerability too worsened floods, study finds

What happened in Pakistan “would have been a disastrously high rainfall event without climate change, but it's worse because of climate change,” the study's senior author, a climate scientist, said.

published on : 16th September 2022

Water begins receding in Pakistan's worst flood-hit south

The Indus River, which remained swollen until earlier this month, was now rushing at normal levels towards the Arabian Sea

published on : 16th September 2022

Pakistan reopens key highway to speed aid to flood victims

Pakistani engineers cleared a key highway Thursday that will enable aid workers to speed supplies to survivors of the devastating floods

published on : 15th September 2022

Demolition drive: 11 properties razed, survey on at Bagmane

According to BBMP officials, only compound walls and gates of homes and apartments are being removed

published on : 15th September 2022
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