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Zimbabwe declares 'state of <strong>disaster</strong>' over drought

Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought

06 Feb 2016

Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe yesterday declared a 'state of disaster' in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with 26 percent of the population facing food shortages.

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BJP asks Harish Rawat to declare <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> drought-hit state

BJP asks Harish Rawat to declare Uttarakhand drought-hit state

05 Feb 2016

Dehradun: Claiming that absence of rain for months in Uttarakhand destroyed crops on a large scale, opposition BJP yesterday asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to declare it a drought-stricken state.

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Cabinet approves coal linkages' auction for unregulated sector

Cabinet approves coal linkages' auction for unregulated sector

03 Feb 2016

New Delhi: Aiming to make the process of allocating natural resources more transparent, the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) today approved the awarding of fresh coal linkages for the unregulated sector through auctions.

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Tweets may help quicken <strong>disaster</strong> response, suggests study

Tweets may help quicken disaster response, suggests study

21 Jan 2016

New York: Leveraging publicly available tweets or other social media posts could help disaster response agencies quickly identify impacted areas in need of assistance, says a new study.

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Food that may prevent skin cancer

Food that may prevent skin cancer

30 Jan 2016

New York: Researchers from the US have discovered a compound found in the natural food additive annatto, which can help in preventing skin cancer. The compound, known as bixin, prevented the formation of cancer cells and skin damage from UV radiation in mice, revealed the study.

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Sunanda Pushkar's death not <strong>natural</strong>: Delhi Police Chief

Sunanda Pushkar's death not natural: Delhi Police Chief

15 Jan 2016

New Delhi: The death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, was not natural but no radioactive substance was found in her body, Delhi Police said today on the basis of report by a medical board of AIIMS which analysed FBI findings on her viscera sample.

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Bihar draws <strong>disaster</strong> risk reduction roadmap for 15 years: Nitish Kumar

Bihar draws disaster risk reduction roadmap for 15 years: Nitish Kumar

09 Jan 2016

Patna: Bihar is the first state to draw a disaster risk reduction and management roadmap for 15 years to meet the challenges of natural calamities, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said yesterday.

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Government approves Rs 1,100 crore  <strong>disaster</strong> relief fund for Karnataka, Gujarat

Government approves Rs 1,100 crore disaster relief fund for Karnataka, Gujarat

09 Nov 2015

New Delhi: The government today approved Rs 1,100 crore funds under the National Disaster Relief Fund for Karnataka and Gujarat, which recently faced drought and floods respectively.

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Mild earthquake shakes parts of <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>

Mild earthquake shakes parts of Uttarakhand

06 Mar 2013

A mild earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand early on Wednesday. A slight intensity quake measuring 3.2 on the Richter Scale hit areas located along Uttarakhand-Nepal border in Pithoragarh district at around 10 am, MeT office Director Anand Sharma told reporters.

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Bihar government to set up super-emergency operation centre for <strong>disaster</strong> management

Bihar government to set up super-emergency operation centre for disaster management

28 Dec 2015

Patna: Bihar government has decided to set up a super emergency operation centre armed with latest equipment and resources here and emergency operation centres in other districts of the state.

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