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Japan hit by deadly earthquake, at least 8 dead 6.9.2018 Central Chronicle
Tokyo, Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido has been hit by a powerful earthquake, triggering landslides that engulfed houses.At least eight people have been killed and about 40 are missing, say local media reports. The magnitude 6.7 quake cut power to around three million homes after a thermal power plant was damaged.The earthquake comes on the heels […]
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Kerala floods: Government has inherited 14-year policy of refusing foreign aid, says KJ Alphons 23.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The government is under fire for refusing aid for Kerala from countries like the UAE and Thailand.
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We inherited 14-yr-old policy of refusing foreign aid: Alphons 23.8.2018 Rediff: News
Alphons said this was a policy that was followed by the government since former prime minister Manmohan Singh had refused aid from foreign countries in 2004 during the devastating Tsunami.
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Japan to open door to unskilled workers to meet labour crunch: Nikkei 30.5.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan plans to ease restrictions on unskilled foreign workers in five sectors hit hard by labour shortfalls, the Nikkei business daily said on Wednesday, as the country confronts the challenges of a shrinking and ageing population.
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Maha cabinet to have permanent sub-committee to decide payouts 29.5.2018 General News
The Maharashtra cabinet today decided to form a sub-committee on a permanent basis that will be empowered to take decisions on paying compensation for the losses due to natural calamities. The sub-committee will be headed by the relief and rehabilitation minister. It will have finance, co-operation, rural development ministers as its members. Secretaries of finance, agriculture, water supply and cleanliness, relief and rehabilitation departments will also be members of this committee. The decision was taken at the weekly cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here today. An official in the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said having a permanent cabinet sub-committee will ensure that immediate compensation can be provided to natural calamities like cyclone, earthquake, fire, flood, tsunami, hailstorm, drought. "The cabinet sub-committee will be empowered to take decisions regarding urgent compensation, relief and rehabilitation and will not need cabinet
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'In its imperial mood, China is surrounding India' 1.4.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'It is very much a danger.'
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Bengaluru cares for Nepal 24.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
60 permanent houses to be handed over to quake victims
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Bengaluru cares for Nepal 24.3.2018 Hindu: Health
60 permanent houses to be handed over to quake victims
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Japan marks 7th anniversary of tsunami that killed 18,000 11.3.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Japanese in Tokyo and along the northeast coast are marking the seventh anniversary of the tsunami that took more than 18,000 lives and triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Residents in coastal towns observed a moment of silence Sunday after sirens wailed at 2:46 pm, the moment the magnitude-9.0 offshore earthquake that triggered the tsunami struck on March 11, 2011. The tsunami overwhelmed sea walls and washed away buildings, cars and entire neighbourhoods as it swept inland. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at an official ceremony in Tokyo that reconstruction is making steady progress, but more than 70,000 people are still displaced from their communities and many will never be able to return. Cleaning up the still-radioactive nuclear plant remains a daunting challenge that will take decades. Article ...
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Japan marks 7th anniversary of tsunami that killed 18,000 11.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research

Japanese in Tokyo and along the northeast coast are marking the seventh anniversary of the tsunami that took more than 18,000 lives and triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. <

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Japan marks 7th anniversary of tsunami that killed 18,000 11.3.2018 General News
Japanese in Tokyo and along the northeast coast are marking the seventh anniversary of the tsunami that took more than 18,000 lives and triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Residents in coastal towns observed a moment of silence Sunday after sirens wailed at 2:46 p.m., the moment the magnitude-9.0 offshore earthquake that triggered the tsunami struck on March 11, 2011. The tsunami overwhelmed sea walls and washed away buildings, cars and entire neighborhoods as it swept inland. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at an official ceremony in Tokyo that reconstruction is making steady progress, but more than 70,000 people are still displaced from their communities and many will never be able to return. Cleaning up the still-radioactive nuclear plant remains a daunting challenge that will take decades.
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In Photos: Seven Years On, Japanese Live Uneasily With Seawalls Post Tsunami 11.3.2018 The Wire

Thousands along Japan's northeast coast have rebuilt lives alongside huge sea walls that experts say will protect them if another giant tsunami was to strike.

The post In Photos: Seven Years On, Japanese Live Uneasily With Seawalls Post Tsunami appeared first on The Wire.

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New fish market operational 20.2.2018 Hindu: Cities
The complex was inaugurated four years ago, but remained unoccupied
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New fish market operational 20.2.2018 Hindu: Cities
The complex was inaugurated four years ago, but remained unoccupied
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Power disruption in many areas today 16.2.2018 Hindu: Cities
Work planned on Villianur feeder
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Crossing ocean to help the tsunami-hit 22.1.2018 Hindu: National
Artistes raise funds to help Japanese people displaced by the 2011 tsunami
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Kerala govt pays for Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper trip from Cyclone Ockhi relief fund, BJP cries foul 12.1.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
With the issue triggering a row, the state government has cancelled the order to use the disaster relief fund for the helicopter journey and instead ordered officials concerned to make the payment from the general administration fund.
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Ockhi: UDF seeks special package 28.12.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Delegation submits demands to Central assessment team
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Tsunami houses: free, but at what cost? 21.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Toilets defunct at the rehabilitation colonies
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Power shutdown 7.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Power supply will be interrupted between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Sedharapet industrial estate, Sedharapet village, Sedharapet Old Colony and New Colony and surrounding areas. Power supply will be inter...
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