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At least 82 dead after powerful earthquake strikes Indonesia 6.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The quake occurred in the early evening after sunset and was the second powerful temblor on Lombok in a week.
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Indonesia earthquake: Death toll rises to 82, hundreds wounded 6.8.2018 Zee News : World
The death toll after a devastating earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesia's Lombok and Bali islands has risen to 82, according to the country's national disaster mitigation agency.
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“Government has projects to improve cyclone monitoring and forecasting”:  Dr. Harsh Vardhan 18.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Ministry of Earth Sciences/India Meteorological Department has following projects to improve cyclone monitoring and forecasting:   Global Ensemble Forecasting System (GEFS) with a resolution of 23 km was adapted from NCEP, NOAA, USA.  It has been upgraded to a resolution of 12 km to provide forecast upto 7 days from 1st June, 2018.
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Scientific Organizations should work in synergy and not in silos: Vice President 13.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon various scientific organizations in the country to work in synergy and not in silos for improving people’s lives. He was interacting with the Scientists of the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) and the National Tsunami Warning Centre located there, in Hyderabad today.
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Earthquake measuring Richter 4.7 strikes off Great Nicobar Island 8.7.2018 Zee News : India National
There have been no reports of injuries or casualties.
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Coming soon: The Hindu Vote Tsunami 20.6.2018 Rediff: News
'It is this new brand of nationalism, where the saffron has elbowed out the other shades in our Tiranga, that will go before the electorate later this year.'
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Tragedy of Tsunami depicted through movie 16.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The film Tsunami 81 was screened here on Thursday at Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum. The movie was screened under the regular Children Film Screenings ‘Ullas’ organised by Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum every Thursday. Directed by Naeem Sha, the film features Sushant Singh and Milind Gunaji. The film is based on the […]
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Tharangambadi’s tug-of-war with time 26.5.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
On which side of the restoration vs. renovation debate is this old Danish town?
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IBM to invest in tech to predict floods, cyclones in India 25.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
IBM to invest in tech to predict floods, cyclones in India
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IBM to invest in tech to predict floods, cyclones in India 25.5.2018 General News
IBM today said it will invest in technologies to predict natural disasters like floods and cyclones in India, as part of a USD 30-million global programme aimed at disaster relief. The global tech major has joined hands with the United Nations, American Red Cross, David Clark Cause and the Linux Foundation for a global initiative to use technology to predict and effectively respond to natural disasters, its managing director for India, Karan Bajwa, said. "The Indian subcontinent is highly vulnerable to cyclones, droughts, earthquakes and floods, affecting millions of lives and impacting the economy every year," he said in a blog post. Some of the disasters in India which the five-year programme may focus on would be floods, earthquakes, drought, tsunami, cyclone storms, avalanches and landslides, a company spokesperson said. As part of the global programme, it is calling on software developers, including its employees, to create the required solutions using cloud, data,
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‘Focus on disaster mitigation steps’ 23.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Venkaiah Naidu lays stone for southern campus of NIDM at Kondapavuluru
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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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BSNL offer: Recharge with Rs 98, get 1.5GB data per day: What you must know 18.5.2018 Latest News
BSNL has decided to take on Reliance Jio, Airtel with 'Data Tsunami' offer. Here's what BSNL customers must know
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India to soon begin forecasting reach of tsunami waves in-land 6.5.2018 General News
India would now be able to foretell the distance a destructive sea wave would travel after it breaches the coast, a prediction that can greatly reduce loss of life and property. The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, has developed a model to predict how far sea water would travel after violating natural boundaries, INCOIS Director SSC Shenoi said. This would be a Level-3 alert under India's Tsunami Early Warning System, put in place after the deadly 2004 tsunami. The Level-1 tracks the magnitude of a tsunami and Level-2 generates an alert about a potential tsunami and wave height. On December 26 in 2004, a magnitude 9.1 earthquake struck beneath the Indian Ocean near Indonesia, triggering one of the biggest tsunamis the world had ever seen. It claimed more than 2 lakh lives in South and Southeast Asian nations. During the tsunami, deadly waves of up to 30 metres lashed at the coast. "But we were not able to tell how much will ..
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Strong winds in Atlantic create high waves off Indian coasts over 10,000 km away 27.4.2018 Zee News : India National
Alerts have been sent to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, besides Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep archipelago. 
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Strong winds in Atlantic create high waves off Indian coasts over 10K km away 27.4.2018 General News
Strong winds in the Atlantic Ocean, more than 10,000 kms from the Indian coasts, have given rise to high energy waves in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal prompting the government to issue alerts for several states over last one week. Though, these high energy waves, which may rise up to 2-3 metres and are perilous, experts say, because of their capacity to breach the coast, did not cause any death, property and houses were destroyed, officials said. The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, issued 'swells' alerts to states including Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, besides Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep archipelago. Alerts were also issued to the coasts of Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat, officials said. In southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, relief camps were set up for people who left their dwellings fearing these waves could crash against their houses. In Kerala,
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Tennis has 'significant' integrity problems, admits report 25.4.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Tennis faces "very significant" integrity problems, particularly at the lower levels of the sport, caused by the sharp increase in internet betting, an independent report concluded in its interim finding on Wednesday.
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Rough sea conditions along Karnataka, Kerala, TN & Lakshadweep coasts tomorrow: INCOIS 24.4.2018 General News
The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services has warned fishermen and residents about "rough to very rough" sea conditions along the coasts of Karnataka, Kerala, southern Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep tomorrow. It has advised fishermen and residents not to venture into the coastal areas. INCOIS, which comes under Ministry of Earth Sciences, issues tsunami alerts for India and neighbouring countries. It has also issued a forecast for "rough sea conditions" along and off the coast of West Bengal, Odisha, north Andhra Pradesh coasts and west coast of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. "Based on the forecast generated by INCOIS, rough to very rough sea conditionsverylikelytoprevailalongandoff Karnataka, Kerala, LakshadweepandsouthTamil Naducoasts," the India Meteorological Department said in an alert. An IMD official said the rough sea conditions are due to "swelling" in the sea. A swell in the context of seas is a series of mechanical waves that propagate along the interface ...
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Swell waves forecast along India’s coasts 20.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Fishermen should keep off sea: NDMA
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Terrorists may be using sea routes to enter India again; Goa on high alert 7.4.2018 Latest News
A fishing trawler from India which was seized by Pakistan has been released and there is intelligence input that on its way back, it may carry terrorists, says state minister
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