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Sawan Rains 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 21 states of India are facing heavy rains in the Hindu legendary month of Sawan that started from 17th July. But even before it the north eastern states and West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh faced heavy rains in June-July because the monsoon turf line moved there bypassing Western India. The Madhya Pradesh faced almost dry season in June and early July. Now the Madhya Pradesh is having good heavy rains all over the state. Earlier the people and particularly the farmers were very worried over a long gap in the monsoon rains after initial rains indicating arrival of Monsoon. There were no pre-monsoon rains and gap in Monsoon rains added to worries to State Administration also. The Sheopur district in the Western Madhya Pradesh was hit by the rains as never before. It received 186 millimeter (7.32 inches) rains in 12 hours. It is a bordering district with Rajasthan. It was totally cut off from all side with neighbouring districts of Gwalior, Morena, Shivpuri of Madhya Pradesh and ...
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Crop Conditions 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The delay in monsoon by a fortnight has affected agricultural operations in the country. It is the time for summer crop planting which has gone down by 27 per cent in comparison to usual and last year sowing. Monsoon rains have covered the nation. The Mumbai which is generally lashed by downpour in June is experiencing it now in the July month. It is record break rains there. The weather office has warned the people of Mumbai of very heavy rainfall in coming four days. The people of urban areas are flooded with the news of floods all over and water logging in all the cities and towns. But in the agro sector the situation is different. This year the pre-monsoon rains were very scanty and farmers could not prepare their fields for timely sowing. The farmers start planting the summer crops known as Kharif from June 1 expecting monsoon within few days. But this year it was double hit on farmers and agriculture. There were virtually no pre-monsoon rains and monsoon come late by fortnight. The agricultural ...
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Kerala in Rain Peril 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 16 states of India are facing rain devastation and Kerala the gateway of monsoon in India is a peril. About 40 persons have died and about 40,000 people were evacuated sent to relief camp. The Red and Orange alert have been sounded in the State. Geographically the Kerala is more on length and less in vide size. Its entire west in located on Arab sea. It is state of backwaters also and river transport here in just like local trains and buses. The entire state is waterlogged. It is Mumbai like situation, on both Mumbai and Kerala being sea shore state can drain out rain water quickly but now there are not outlet left and has resulted in sea on land also. Entire Western, Southern and Eastern Cost of India are located on seacoast of Arabian Sea. Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal and fortunate to have 2 monsoon – the summer and winter rains. But due to heavy population there are very heavy pressure on land also and the first and direct impact or calamity is construction are over without any provision for ...
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Centre Accuses Kerala Of Not Spending Half Of Rs 3,000-Crore Flood Aid 23.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The centre has accused the Kerala government of not spending 50 per cent of the funds released for relief and rehabilitation purposes after the 2018 floods.
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Follow news you can trust, not false forwards 20.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Have you ever forwarded a message on social media that you found amazing, only to later discover it was false? If you can honestly answer that with a “no”, you are part of a minuscule minority. In an age in which ‘information’ is anything but scarce, a lot of it is also unfortunately false.
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Body Of Indian Man Missing After Floods Found In Oman: Report 17.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The body of an Indian driver, who went missing after flash floods in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week, has been found in Oman, the police said.
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"Want To End Rumours": Amit Shah's Assurance To Nitish Kumar Amid CAA Row 16.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Amit Shah, campaigning in Bihar for polls later this year, said he wanted to "end all rumours" by declaring that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) coalition would contest under the leadership of...
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Disaster management apps have had limited reach in India. How can this be fixed? 13.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Meanwhile, social media and crowdsourcing have been effective tools in times of crisis.
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Air India Cancels 4 Flights To Dubai After Heavy Rain Floods Airport 12.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Air India said on Saturday that it had cancelled four Dubai-bound flights because water-logging at the destined airport after heavy rain, according to a carrier spokesperson.
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Sawan Rains 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 21 states of India are facing heavy rains in the Hindu legendary month of Sawan that started from 17th July. But even before it the north eastern states and West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh faced heavy rains in June-July because the monsoon turf line moved there bypassing Western India. The Madhya Pradesh faced almost dry season in June and early July. Now the Madhya Pradesh is having good heavy rains all over the state. Earlier the people and particularly the farmers were very worried over a long gap in the monsoon rains after initial rains indicating arrival of Monsoon. There were no pre-monsoon rains and gap in Monsoon rains added to worries to State Administration also. The Sheopur district in the Western Madhya Pradesh was hit by the rains as never before. It received 186 millimeter (7.32 inches) rains in 12 hours. It is a bordering district with Rajasthan. It was totally cut off from all side with neighbouring districts of Gwalior, Morena, Shivpuri of Madhya Pradesh and ...
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Crop Conditions 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The delay in monsoon by a fortnight has affected agricultural operations in the country. It is the time for summer crop planting which has gone down by 27 per cent in comparison to usual and last year sowing. Monsoon rains have covered the nation. The Mumbai which is generally lashed by downpour in June is experiencing it now in the July month. It is record break rains there. The weather office has warned the people of Mumbai of very heavy rainfall in coming four days. The people of urban areas are flooded with the news of floods all over and water logging in all the cities and towns. But in the agro sector the situation is different. This year the pre-monsoon rains were very scanty and farmers could not prepare their fields for timely sowing. The farmers start planting the summer crops known as Kharif from June 1 expecting monsoon within few days. But this year it was double hit on farmers and agriculture. There were virtually no pre-monsoon rains and monsoon come late by fortnight. The agricultural ...
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Modi's flood relief package for Kerala grossly insufficient: Yechury 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Accusing the Central government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of snubbing Kerala in its worst hour, Communist Party of India – Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechruy on Saturday said when the state requires an immediate aid of RS 2000 crore, what Mr Modi has offered is 'insufficient' for urgent rescue and relief work. Expressing his disappointment over the Rs 500 cr financial assistance announced by PM modi, Mr Yechury tweeted, “Kerala has suffered a loss of nearly Rs 20,000 crore in these floods. The state had sought an immediate assistance of Rs 2000 crore from the Centre. What Modi has given is grossly insufficient for urgent rescue, relief and rehabilitation work”. Mr Modi, on Saturday held an aerial survey of the flood affected areas and a high-level review meeting in the state, announced Rs 500 crore as aid, in addition to Rs two lakh rupees ex-gratia to the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for seriously injured persons. The deadly floods in Kerala have claimed 324 ...
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PM salutes 'fighting spirit' of flood-hit Kerala people, UAE comes forward to help 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday applauded the 'fighting spirit' of the people of Kerala on the face of unprecedented flood fury while UAE came forward to help the disaster-hit people of the southern state. Stating that the people of Kerala have always been and are still part of "success story in the UAE", Vice President of that country Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has said they have "a special responsibility" to help and support those affected. "UAE and the Indian community will unite to offer relief to those affected. We have formed a committee to start immediately. We urge everyone to contribute generously towards this initiative," Sheikh Mohammed said in a tweet. The committee will be chaired by the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) and will include representatives from the UAE’s humanitarian organisations. The committee will also seek the help of dignitaries of the Indian resident community in the UAE. The president Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan expressed grief and extended ...
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Kerala in Rain Peril 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 16 states of India are facing rain devastation and Kerala the gateway of monsoon in India is a peril. About 40 persons have died and about 40,000 people were evacuated sent to relief camp. The Red and Orange alert have been sounded in the State. Geographically the Kerala is more on length and less in vide size. Its entire west in located on Arab sea. It is state of backwaters also and river transport here in just like local trains and buses. The entire state is waterlogged. It is Mumbai like situation, on both Mumbai and Kerala being sea shore state can drain out rain water quickly but now there are not outlet left and has resulted in sea on land also. Entire Western, Southern and Eastern Cost of India are located on seacoast of Arabian Sea. Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal and fortunate to have 2 monsoon – the summer and winter rains. But due to heavy population there are very heavy pressure on land also and the first and direct impact or calamity is construction are over without any provision for ...
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Record Export of Rice 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In the just ended year of 2017 India’s export of rice has touched the record level of increasing by 22 per cent upto 123 lakh tonnes. More than the half of India from Chhattisgarh to whole South and with West Bengal the Eastern states are rice eaters. Wheat is staple food of most of the North India. After Independence India imported entire food items wheat, rice, maize, milo etc. mainly from America, Canada, Australia. It was India’s highest import bill now it is petro crude oil. Within the span of 70 years India made tremendous progress in agricultural production. Now almost all the crop are bumper. In the 2017 rice export one reason was that in Bangla Desh paddy crops were destroyed in floods and its demand for import from India increased to meet the entire shortage. This year in 2018 the demand from Bangla Desh and Sri Lanka are likely to go up again and India’s rice export will increase further. The export of non-basmati rice which are in high demand and consumption has gone up by 38 per cent. In ...
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"Want To Make BSNL One Of Top Indian Companies": Ravi Shankar Prasad 10.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The BSNL is not a mobile company or a telephone company. It is a part of a strategic asset of India, said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
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My Mission To Make BSNL One Of Top Companies: Minister 10.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said state-owned BSNL is a strategic asset of the country and it was his mission to make it one of the top companies of India.
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Republic Day Navy Tableau To Showcase Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Vikrant 9.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Navy's Republic Day tableau will showcase the country's first indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant with MiG-29K aircraft, Kalvari submarines and depict the force's humanitarian assistance during...
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The last decade was India’s hottest on record, 2019 was seventh warmest year: IMD 8.1.2020 Scroll.in
Extreme weather events, such as avalanches, floods, heat wave and thunderstorms, killed about 1,630 persons in 2019.
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India Suffers Hottest Decade On Record With 5 Warmest Years 7.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The last decade was India's hottest on record with the weather office calling the impact of global warming "unmistakable" and extreme weather killing more than 1,500 people last year.
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