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Government pursuing paradigm shift in <strong>disaster</strong> management: Rajnath Singh

Government pursuing paradigm shift in disaster management: Rajnath Singh

17 Nov 2015

New Delhi: India has taken initiative for the paradigm shift in disaster management from relief centric to a holistic one and drawing the best practices around the world to improve its system and processes for disaster management, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

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Rs 61,220-crore allocated for state <strong>disaster</strong> relief fund for 2015-20: Centre

Rs 61,220-crore allocated for state disaster relief fund for 2015-20: Centre

28 Apr 2015

New Delhi: An allocation of Rs 61,220 crore has been made in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for the period 2015-20 for providing assistance to people affected by natural calamities, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

State disaster relief fund,   State Disaster Response fund,   SDRF,   Natural Calamities,   Lok Sabha,   MoS for Home Kiren Rijiju,   Disaster Management,  Ministry of Home Affairs,   Latest Nation News ,  
Nepal quake: GIC Re stares at Rs 1,000-crore claim payouts

Nepal quake: GIC Re stares at Rs 1,000-crore claim payouts

28 Apr 2015

Mumbai: As the death toll in the devastating earthquake in Nepal continues to rise, GIC Re, which is the largest re-insurer in the Himalayan nation, said the company is expecting to pay a whopping Rs 1,000-crore claim against the damages caused by this natural disaster.

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Lenskart faces flak for quake-linked product promotion

Lenskart faces flak for quake-linked product promotion

25 Apr 2015

New Delhi: As massive tremors rocked India and Nepal, e-retailer Lenskart sought to make the natural disaster into a promotional event by asking the customers to "shake it off" like the earthquake by buying its sunglasses.

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Meghalaya flood toll rises to 59, many still missing

Meghalaya flood toll rises to 59, many still missing

07 Oct 2014

Shillong: The toll in the flash floods and landslides in Meghalaya has risen to 59 with the recovery of one more body. Three people are still missing, an official said on Tuesday.

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How to improve your eyesight the <strong>natural</strong> way

How to improve your eyesight the natural way

03 Nov 2015

New Delhi: Vision is one of the boons of a human body. A life without eyes is something we can't even imagine of. Though spectacles might be in fashion, nobody wants to have a weak or blurry eyesight.

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<strong>Uttarakhand</strong>: New community radio goes on air in Rudraprayag

Uttarakhand: New community radio goes on air in Rudraprayag

22 Sep 2014

Dehradun: A new community radio went on air in Uttarakhand to disseminate information to two lakh people in 200 remote villages in the disaster–prone Rudraprayag district.

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Japan shows off <strong>disaster</strong>-response robots at android fair

Japan shows off disaster-response robots at android fair

02 Dec 2015

Tokyo: Japan today displayed a pair of two- legged humanoid robots that can operate in harsh conditions as the country prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions prepares for the next catastrophe.

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Bhopal gas tragedy: A flashback to the world's worst industrial <strong>disaster</strong>

Bhopal gas tragedy: A flashback to the world's worst industrial disaster

02 Dec 2015

New Delhi: Popularly known as the 'Black Friday', Bhopal gas tragedy left the world shocked with over 5000 deaths and thousands injured permanently and partially. Considered to be the dreadliest industrial disaster, Bhopal gas tragedy came as a lesson for the world and especially for India to keep a tab on the safety standards of the chemical factories.

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<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> yet to implement Water Management and Regulatory Act

Uttarakhand yet to implement Water Management and Regulatory Act

28 Jul 2013

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government is yet to implement its Water Management and Regulatory Act, 2013, which experts claim could mitigate natural disasters.

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