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Indonesia to stop searching for quake victims on Thursday 7.10.2018 Zee News : World
Indonesian rescue workers will stop searching for the bodies of victims of an earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi on Thursday, the national disaster mitigation agency said on Sunday.
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IAF begins ops `Operation Samudra Maitri` in quake-hit Indonesia, hands over aid to authorities 4.10.2018 Zee News : India National
IAF C-130J aircraft was carrying 37 medical personnel while C-17 aircraft was loaded with relief material.
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India launches `Operation Samudra Maitri` to help tsunami-hit Indonesia 3.10.2018 Zee News : India National
'Operation Samudra Maitri' for humanitarian assistance was launched after a telephonic conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo on October 1, and following Indonesia's acceptance of international aid, the MEA said in a statement.
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Indonesia quake, tsunami toll jumps to 1,234 2.10.2018 Rediff: News
More than 1,200 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Sulawesi, Indonesia said on Tuesday.
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Navy diverts ships to tsunami-hit Indonesia 2.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The Navy said on Monday it had diverted three ships that were deployed in Southeast Asia to tsunami-hit Indonesia for humanitarian assistance.
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PM Modi speaks to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, offers assistance for earthquake-tsunami-hit victims 1.10.2018 Zee News : India National
PM Modi offered condolences on behalf of the people of India on the loss of lives due to the recent natural calamity that hit Sulawesi region of Indonesia.
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Indonesia rushes to help quake-hit island, death toll likely to soar past 830 1.10.2018 Zee News : World
Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island, and prepared to bury some of the at least 832 dead, while the government said it would accept international help for disaster relief.
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Death toll from Indonesian quake and tsunami rises to 832, confirms official 30.9.2018 Zee News : World
Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings brought down in the 7.5 magnitude earthquake which struck on Friday and triggered tsunami waves as high as six metres.
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Hours after typhoon, powerful 6.6-quake hits Japan 6.9.2018 Rediff: News
A powerful earthquake has rocked the city of Sapporo in northern Japan just hours after large parts of the south of the country was battered by the biggest typhoon to hit in 25 years.
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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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Powerful quake hits Venezuela coast, damage limited 22.8.2018 Zee News : World
A major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Venezuela`s eastern coast, home to largely poor fishing communities, on Tuesday afternoon, shaking buildings as far away as Colombian capital Bogota and knocking power out in parts of Trinidad. 
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LIVE! Rainfall intensity over Kerala decreasing: IMD 19.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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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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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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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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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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