User: arghyam Topic: Water
Category: Floods2009
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IFCD minister inspects Pumlenpat/Khoidumpat 1.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
IFCD minister inspects Pumlenpat/Khoidumpat
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Chennai scape: Areas under farming now down to zero 1.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
In the past two decades, the city has grown at the expense of water bodies, wetlands, and agricultural grounds leaving residents defence less in the face of floods and drought.
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Govt panel to review Bagmati embankment project in a month 1.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Drops of water better than the gush 1.5.2017 Hindu: News
Investments into drip irrigation systems, while sizeable, appear to pay off quickly as farmers realise a sharp increase in yields, alongside more efficient water use. 'Precision agriculture' seems to be the way out for the future
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Hard rocks from Himalaya may raise flood risk for millions 30.4.2017 New Kerala: India News
Hard rocks from Himalaya may raise flood risk for millions
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Will Ferrell returns as George Bush on 'Not the White House Correspondents Dinner' 30.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Will Ferrell returns as George Bush on 'Not the White House Correspondents Dinner'
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Study suggests new approach to assess vulnerability of bridges 30.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Analysis considering a range of flood scenarios, as opposed to a single 100-year threshold, could be more robust and accurate about vulnerability of bridges, according to a study.
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From Kerala to Delhi: Moving a house 1,500 miles to save it 30.4.2017 TOI: India
The house, recreated in a Delhi farmhouse, is in a garden now. “It seems to belong there, even though the environment is completely different culturally and climatically.“
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Hard rocks from Himalaya may raise flood risk for millions 30.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The results could help the researchers improve flood risk maps for the Ganga Plain, a low-lying region covering parts of India, Nepal and Pakistan.
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No statistics, only sticking plaster solutions 30.4.2017 Hindu: News
The lack of data, compounded by a dearth of political and bureaucratic will to invest in data collection, has resulted in the government resorting to knee-jerk measures to tackle drought, rather than devising a long-term strategy.
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Inspects 29.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Inspects
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Karimnagar to be made drought-free 29.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Aim to keep it as rice bowl: Eatala
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No systemic measures yet in disaster management 28.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Disaster management wears different attires in various disaster seasons. Let's start with a paradox: according to the latest Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) figures, more than 1,600 people have died in the recent past due to extreme weather events. However, we will never know the exact number of people who have died in heat waves, farmer suicides and cold waves. Of late, the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) has been burdened to deal with multiple natural and man-made disasters. Emerging research has shown that climate change is ushering in atmospheric and geological changes, which is throwing up newer future catastrophes. In 2016, the NDMA released the National Disaster Management Plan. This is a step forward in the right direction, but implementation of the plan document is still a far cry. Take the case of the recent Gopalganj flooding in Bihar. In the time it took the state government to declare it a disaster - as was the case - the Union government was unable able to waive of the ...
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Incessant rains flood Arunachal capital 28.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Incessant rains flood Arunachal capital
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Mapithel dam affected villagers 28.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Mapithel dam affected villagers
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Earnings lift Nasdaq to record; Amazon, Alphabet up after hours 28.4.2017 Sify Finance
By Rodrigo Campos
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Bandhan Bank Q4 net more than doubles to Rs 323 crore 27.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
It reported net profit of Rs 1,111 cr for 2016-17 as against an annualised Rs 500 crore in 2015-16
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Rajnath wants speedy work on J&K developmental package 27.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the status of 2015 developmental package announced for Jammu and Kashmir and directed its expeditious implementation within a definite time frame.
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Tech earnings lift Nasdaq to record high; S&P, Dow flat 27.4.2017 Sify Finance
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
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US STOCKS-Wall St little changed with eyes on earnings 27.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
U. S. stocks were little changed on Thursday amid a flood of quarterly earnings reports, while investors assessed President Donald Trump's tax reform plan.
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