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NHRC orders report on siphoned Tsunami funds 30.9.2017 DNA: Top News
The National Human Rights commission (NHRC) has directed the collector from Andaman Administration to explain the misappropriation of funds earmarked for the relief and rehabilitation of Jarawa Tribes within six weeks. The order comes after a plea for compensation to a victim under the provisions of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes. According to the petition filed by advocate Radhakantha Tripathy, the money — running into crores of rupees — that was allocated for relief and rehabilitation in the aftermath of the 2004 Tsunami has been siphoned off. The embezzlement came to light, in a matter of victim's compensation that was to be disbursed. The APWD was given Rs 16 crore for construction of sluice gates in tsunami-inundated land. However, the work remains incomplete till date. The nomadic tribe – numbering all of 400, live in the Andaman Island archipelago. So far, Indian laws protect them from the outside world and hence, they culture and tradition still remains primitive. Hence, in March 2016 the ...
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Japan seen adopting extra budget despite solid economy: Reuters poll 13.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
JAPAN-ECONOMY-POLL:Japan seen adopting extra budget despite solid economy: Reuters poll
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Japan seen adopting extra budget despite solid economy: Reuters poll 13.9.2017 Sify Finance
By Kaori Kaneko
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Japan seen adopting extra budget despite solid economy 13.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
JAPAN-ECONOMY/POLL (UPDATE 1, PIX, POLL):UPDATE 1-Japan seen adopting extra budget despite solid economy
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Arunachal Congress warns of socio-economic tsunami if new Tibetan settlements are created in state 8.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , Sept.8 : The Congress Party in Arunachal Pradesh has said that it will soon call on Tibetan spiritual leader, The Dalai Lama, to apprise him about what it termed the Centre's flawed Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy (TRP), announced in 2014.
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Chief Secretary, World Bank team review relief work 8.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Fisheries department told to allot stalls in modern market
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Work begins on shifting power lines underground 14.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
50,000 overhead electricity cables to be relaid under a World Bank-aided scheme
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Nochikuppam residents sore as completed slum tenements yet to be handed over 15.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
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CPI protests delay in opening modern fish market 25.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The facility was built with assistance from World Bank
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Take preventive steps before disaster: Rajnath Singh 15.5.2017 Zee News : India National
Rajnath Singh on Monday said the government had almost doubled the State Disaster Relief Fund component to more than Rs 61,000 crore for 2015-20.
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Andaman crisis 9.5.2017 FrontLine: Home
The book is a laudable attempt to raise awareness about the adverse impact of development on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and its indigenous people. By S. GOPIKRISHNA WARRIER
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Japanese firms help rebuild quake-affected areas 27.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Japanese firms help rebuild quake-affected areas
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Japan's Disaster Minister resigns after quake gaffe 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Japan's Disaster Reconstruction Minister Masahiro Imamura resigned on Wednesday after saying it was a "good thing" that the 2011 quake and tsunami struck northeast region than Tokyo.
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Japan disaster minister resigns over quake gaffe 26.4.2017 TimesOfIndia
Japan's gaffe-prone disaster reconstruction minister Masahiro Imamura resigned Wednesday after remarking it was lucky the catastrophic 2011 earthquake-tsunami had hit a largely rural region rather than Tokyo.
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Japanese minister quits over offensive comment on 2011 quake 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Japanese Reconstruction Minister Masahiro Imamura resigned on Wednesday and was immediately replaced, one day after he made an offensive comment about the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, a media report said.
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Japan reconstruction minister to resign after disparaging Fukushima 25.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Japan reconstruction minister to resign after disparaging Fukushima
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Rights panel role brings hope for fishermen 18.3.2017 Hindu: National
Rehabilitation of families affected by sea erosion
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Modern fish market to be opened soon 6.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Fisheries Department has begun the process of selecting beneficiaries for allotting the stalls, says a government official
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The islanders who don’t want to return 3.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Trinket in the Nicobar Islands lost 91 people to the tsunami and its entire population to humanitarian aid
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Gibson, on a cinema rehabilitation 21.1.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The Hollywood resurrection of Mel Gibson has begun. The Oscar-winning filmmaker and actor has kept a low profile for the past decade, sheltering from the tsunami of public condemnation that descended on him following revelations of his anti-Semitic and misogynist rants. But now Gibson, 60, has emerged from the shadows with Hacksaw Ridge, a brutally violent but highly effective combat saga that earned a 10-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival. The true story of a pacificist combat medic and Seventh-day Adventist Christian caught up in the inferno of the Second World War, it's the first movie Gibson has directed since the gruesome but thrilling Apocalypto in 2006, and it stands a good chance of award nominations later this year. "Well," he says, "the last 10 years have been interesting. I don't feel like this is some kind of comeback for me, I just feel like it's good. But I was always busy during that time, and I was always writing and developing stuff. Traditionally, people have not been ...
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