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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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During Cyclone Ockhi, lack of early warnings and at-sea communication devices left fisherfolk helpless 5.4.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
In the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi, which ripped through southern India in late November last year, killing 365 people, there is a lot of discontent.
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Rescue operations after Ockhi were Navy's biggest since 2004 tsunami 28.1.2018 All Current Affairs Stories
The Navy, which reviewed 'Operation Sahayam,' stressed the need to put a mechanism in place to account for fishermen venturing into the sea
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Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh square miles, biggest disaster relief ops after 2004 tsunami 28.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The Indian Navy's rescue mission in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi was the biggest humanitarian and disaster relief operation undertaken by it after the 2004 tsunami
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Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh sq miles, biggest operation after 2004 Tsunami 28.1.2018 DNA: Money
The Indian Navy's rescue mission in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi was the biggest humanitarian and disaster relief operation undertaken by it after the 2004 Tsunami in terms of duration and geographical coverage, with 4.5 lakh sq miles sanitised during the nearly 20-day operation. The Navy, which reviewed 'Operation Sahayam,' stressed the need to put a mechanism in place to account for fishermen venturing into the sea, carriage of adequate safety gear and positioning systems, and prompt relay of weather warnings to avoid casualties in such situations.   "It is indeed heartening to learn that agencies concerned are moving in that direction", a Defence spokesman said. The Navy's full scale Search and Rescue Operation continued relentlessly for more than four weeks with naval assets searching more than 4.5 lakh square miles off coasts of Kerala in most adverse weather conditions for missing fishermen, vessels in distress and stranded fishermen requiring assistance. The cyclone, which had hit coastal states ...
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Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh sq miles 28.1.2018 General News
The Indian Navy's rescue mission in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi was the biggest humanitarian and disaster relief operation undertaken by it after the 2004 Tsunami in terms of duration and geographical coverage, with 4.5 lakh sq miles sanitised during the nearly 20-day operation. The Navy, which reviewed 'Operation Sahayam,' stressed the need to put a mechanism in place to account for fishermen venturing into the sea, carriage of adequate safety gear and positioning systems, and prompt relay of weather warnings to avoid casualties in such situations. "It is indeed heartening to learn that agencies concerned are moving in that direction", a Defence spokesman said. The Navy's full scale Search and Rescue Operation continued relentlessly for more than four weeks with naval assets searching more than 4.5 lakh square miles off coasts of Kerala in most adverse weather conditions for missing fishermen, vessels in distress and stranded fishermen requiring assistance. The ...
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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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VHF sets distributed for fishermen 10.1.2018 Hindu: Home
At subsidised rates for seamless communication
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'We will search till we find the last fisherman' 16.12.2017 Rediff: Interviews
'Not only have we rescued 1,700 fishermen but on the morning of November 30, we evacuated 1,044 fishing folk, otherwise the missing numbers would have been much higher.'
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Coastal areas in State go through a tsunami preparedness drill 25.11.2017 Hindu: National
Preventive steps, rescue and first aid methods demonstrated by various govt. departments
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State’s preparedness to calamities tested 25.11.2017 Hindu: National
Nearly 4,400 areas along T.N. coast vulnerable to tsunami
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Govt. to allot 1.53 acres of land for Kalam memorial expansion 19.7.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
DRDO plans a planetarium, knowledge centre and a library near the memorial
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Nano-sat in orbit, university rejoices 23.6.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Jayalalithaa a ruthless administrator who got the job done, but demanded absolute submission 7.12.2016 FirstPost: Politics

On one side, you see in Jayalalithaa a woman who was the personification of authoritarianism. But on the other hand, she was an able and efficient administrator who came up with innovative schemes

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How Jayalalitha’s administrative skills helped Tamil Nadu recover from tsunami nightmare 6.12.2016 FirstPost: India

Jayalalithaa's efforts following the tsunami that shook Tamil Nadu on 26 December, 2004 showed her to be an effective administrator.

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Jayalalithaa lived her life with 'indomitable courage': Sonia 6.12.2016 New Kerala: India News
Jayalalithaa lived her life with 'indomitable courage': Sonia
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Jayalalithaa dead at 68: How Komalavalli became the 'Iron Lady' of Tamil Nadu 6.12.2016 Most Popular
From an actor-turned-politician to 'Amma' for millions, J Jayalalithaa's journey was not easy
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Jayalalithaa lived her life with 'indomitable courage': Sonia 6.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, saying she lived her life with same "indomitable courage with which she battled her last illness".
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Jayalalithaa: A shy actress who became Queen of Tamil Nadu (Obituary) 6.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
She was a shy girl when she first stepped into the movie world. Decades later, by when she was one of the most popular actors in Tamil, Jayalalithaa became a colossus in Tamil Nadu's politics, one who dreamt of playing a larger national role too.
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