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Centre needs to help Southern States build infrastructure to tackle multiple disaster challenges: Vice President 22.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Southern parts of the country are prone to multiple disaster challenges -  hence require Centre to help these states build infrastructure to tackle disasters.
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India closes down camp office in Nepal 22.5.2018 General News
Over a month after a blast at an Indian field office at Biratnagar in Nepal, India has said that its has closed down the office
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Indian embassy's camp office in Nepal's Biratnagar to be shut down 22.5.2018 DNA: Top News
Indian embassy’s camp office in Nepal’s Biratnagar will soon be shut down and re-located, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday. During his visit to Nepal last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed this decision to Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The Biratnagar camp office, according to the MEA, was opened in 2008 to deal with the situation arising out of devastating Koshi floods. ‘The purpose for which this camp office was opened has been fulfilled. GoI (Government of India) had already decided to wind up the Camp Office and re-locate the personnel. This decision was conveyed by Prime Minister Modi to his Nepalese counterpart during his visit to Nepal last week. The PM of Nepal thanked PM (Narendra Modi) for informing him about this decision,’ MEA's official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. In 2008, Nepal allowed India to set up a temporary field office to issue passes for vehicles to ply Indian roads in the nearby regions after a 17 km stretch of the East-West highway was ...
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Indian embassy's temporary office in Nepal to be shut down: MEA 22.5.2018 General News
Indian embassy's camp office in Nepal's Biratnagar will soon be shut down and re-located, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.During his visit to Nepal last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed this decision to Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli.The Biratnagar camp office, according to the MEA, was opened in 2008 to deal with the situation arising out of devastating Koshi floods."The purpose for which this camp office was opened has been fulfilled. GoI (Government of India) had already decided to wind up the Camp Office and re-locate the personnel. This decision was conveyed by Prime Minister Modi to his Nepalese counterpart during his visit to Nepal last week. The PM of Nepal thanked PM (Narendra Modi) for informing him about this decision," MEA's official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.In 2008, Nepal allowed India to set up a temporary field office to issue passes for vehicles to ply Indian roads in the nearby regions after a 17 km stretch of the ...
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Indian embassy's field office in Nepal being shut as its purpose fulfilled: India 21.5.2018 General News
India said today it has decided to wind up a camp office of its embassy in Nepal as the purpose for which it was set up has been fulfilled. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the Indian embassy's Biratnagar camp office was opened in 2008 to deal with the situation arising out of the devastating Kosi floods and the decision to shut the office was conveyed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli during his visit to Nepal last week. "The purpose for which this camp office was opened has been fulfilled. Government of India had already decided to wind up the camp office and re-locate the personnel," Kumar said, responding to a query on the issue. He said Oli thanked Modi for informing him about the decision. Speaking at the first parliamentary party meeting of the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party in Kathmandu, Oli, also the co-chairman of the party, said the Indian camp office would be closed as it had "outlived its ...
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Not everyone is staying cool, as things hot up 21.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
More people means more air conditioners. More units means more energy. More energy … well, it's a vicious circle in the battle with climate change
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India's field office to be removed in Nepal 21.5.2018 General News
Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the field office of the Indian Embassy in Biratnagar will soon be removed as it has outlived its purpose.This was announced on May 19, during the first parliamentary party meeting of the Nepal Communist Party.In 2008, Nepal had allowed India to set up a temporary field office to issue passes for vehicles to ply Indian roads in the nearby regions after a 17 km stretch of the East-West highway was damaged due to Koshi floods, according to Kathmandu Post.The office initially was set up in Sunsari. It was later shifted to Biratnagar. Currently, it is located at Malaya Road on the Koshi Highway.The Nepali government had asked India to remove the Biratnagar office after the repair work was finished. But then India started distributing scholarships and taking up various social activities and the office wasn't removed.The Nepal Ministry of Foreign Affairs had earlier asked the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu to review the presence of the Indian field .
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Flash floods create havoc in Tripura, 2 dead 21.5.2018 Rediff: News
The government has announced an interim relief of Rs 1 lakh for the next of kin of the deceased.
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Nepal will close Indian embassy`s field office as it has outlived its purpose: PM KP Sharma Oli 20.5.2018 Zee News : India National
India was permitted to set up the temporary field office in 2008 in Nepal to issue passes to vehicles for plying on Indian roads in the bordering regions after Kosi floods severely damaged a 17-km stretch of the east-west highway.
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Nepal to shut India's field office, says Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli 20.5.2018 DNA: Top News
Nepal will close the Indian Embassy's field office in the near future as it has "outlived its purpose", Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said. India was permitted to set up the temporary field office in 2008 to issue passes to vehicles for plying on Indian roads in the bordering regions after Koshi floods severely damaged a 17-km stretch of the east-west highway. Initially set up in the eastern Sunsari district, it was later shifted to the nearby Biratnagar city, about 375 kms from here, along the Koshi Highway. Speaking at the first parliamentary party meeting of the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party here, party's co-chairman Oli said The office would be removed as it had "outlived its purpose". After repair of the damaged portion of the highway, Nepal had asked India to shut down the camp office but the Indian side did not comply. The Indian flag was hoisted on the office building while India started distributing scholarships and got involved in various social activities using the facility, the ...
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Nepal to shut India's field office, says Prime Minister Oli 20.5.2018 General News
Nepal will close the Indian Embassy's field office in the near future as it has "outlived its purpose", Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said. India was permitted to set up the temporary field office in 2008 to issue passes to vehicles for plying on Indian roads in the bordering regions after Koshi floods severely damaged a 17-km stretch of the east-west highway. Initially set up in the eastern Sunsari district, it was later shifted to the nearby Biratnagar city, about 375 kms from here, along the Koshi Highway. Speaking at the first parliamentary party meeting of the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party here, party's co-chairman Oli said The office would be removed as it had "outlived its purpose". After repair of the damaged portion of the highway, Nepal had asked India to shut down the camp office but the Indian side did not comply. The Indian flag was hoisted on the office building while India started distributing scholarships and got involved in various social activities using the
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Flood preparedness reviewed in Assam 19.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Flood preparedness reviewed in Assam
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Centre asks officials to mitigate better natural disasters' impact 18.5.2018 General News
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Friday asked all officials of central and state departments concerned to be better prepared so as to minimize losses due to natural disasters such as floods, cyclones, earthquakes etc.In his inaugural address at the annual conference of relief commissioners/secretaries, he said we have to build our capacities through better weather forecast, conducting mock drills and improved resource management. Citing figures, he said on an average during the decade from 2005 -14, India suffered economic losses of approximately Rs. 60,000 crore per annum due to different kinds of natural disasters of which the maximum damage was caused by floods.Gauba said India is flood prone as bulk of precipitation takes place in a short time but we can reduce our losses through better preparation. Though continued efforts over the last several years have managed to reduce the impact of natural disasters, still there is room for improvement, he added.He hoped that the ...
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Reduce dependence on Centre during disasters: Gauba to states 18.5.2018 General News
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Friday urged all the states to build their own capacities to reduce their dependence on the Centre during natural disasters and asked all concerned officials of the Central and state governments to be better prepared to minimize the losses caused by such disasters.
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Centre asks state govts to be better prepared for natural disasters 18.5.2018 General News
The Centre today asked the state governments to be better prepared for natural disasters to reduce their impact which have claimed 2,200 lives and have caused economic losses of Rs 60,000 crore per annum. Inaugurating the annual conference of state relief commissioners and secretaries, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba said on an average, during 2005-14, India suffered economic losses of approximately Rs 60,000 crore per annum due to different kinds of natural disasters of which the maximum damage was caused by floods. Gauba asked all the concerned officials of the central and the state governments to be better prepared to minimise losses due to natural disasters such as floods, cyclones, earthquakes etc. "We have to build our capacities through better weather forecast, conducting mock drills and improved resource management," he said. Gauba said India is flood-prone as bulk of precipitation takes place in a short time but losses can be reduced through better preparation. "Though ...
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Union Home Secretary asks Central and state government officials to be better prepared to minimize losses due to natural disasters 18.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Gauba has asked all concerned officials of Central and State governments to be better prepared so as to minimize losses due to natural disasters such as floods, cyclones, earthquakes etc.  In his inaugural address at the annual conference of relief commissioners/secretaries, he said we have to build our capacities through better weather forecast, conducting mock drills and improved resource management.
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Flood risk persists in many areas 18.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
At least 50 civic issues caused by faulty infrastructure and delayed civic projects continue to be major factors behind keeping the city at flood risk
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India gives NRs 180mn for river training in Nepal 15.5.2018 General News
Kathmandu, May 15 ( IANS) India has provided the largest sum for river training in Nepal in a bid to control floods that also affect India during the monsoon season.
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Chitlapakkam residents seek solutions for flooding and water crisis 15.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Citizens list out their woes, and seek solutions for long standing issues in this southern suburb, that has seen unbridled growth amid lack of planning »
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Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Seminar: Head Quarter western Air Command 14.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Head Quarter Western Air Command, situated in Subroto Park, Delhi conducted a seminar on Humanitarian and Disaster relief(HADR) on 14 may 18. The seminar is being conducted to focus onto effective measures to deal with HADR situations in Northern region of India.
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