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Bhopal gas tragedy: Toxic waste disposal still awaited

Bhopal gas tragedy: Toxic waste disposal still awaited

28 Nov 2014

Bhopal: The toxic waste after the Bhopal Gas tragedy lying at the Union Carbide plant here is still awaiting disposal, even after 29 years of the world's worst industrial disaster, amid concerns of air and water pollution.

Bhopal gas tragedy,   Union Carbide plant,   industrial disaster,   Bhopal,   Madhya Pradesh High Court,   water pollution,   ,  
Mittal bids for 'environmental <strong>disaster</strong>' Italian steel plant

Mittal bids for 'environmental disaster' Italian steel plant

27 Nov 2014

Rome: ArcelorMittal has teamed up with Italy's Marcegaglia to bid for Ilva, a loss-making Italian steel plant at the centre of a major environmental scandal, the target company confirmed on Wednesday. The Ilva site at Taranto in the Puglia region of southern Italy employs 16,000 workers and has the biggest output capacity of any plant in Europe.

ArcelorMittal,   Italian steel plant,   Italian company,   Marcegaglia,   Mittal,   Ilva,  
Rajnath announces medal for <strong>disaster</strong> response forces

Rajnath announces medal for disaster response forces

19 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a "disaster response medal" for the forces involved in disaster management in India.

Rajnath Singh,   medal for disaster response forces,   disaster management,   Home Minister,   BJP,   security forces,  
Education sector in Uttarakhand showing declining trend: Rawat

Education sector in Uttarakhand showing declining trend: Rawat

10 Nov 2014

Dehradun: On the 14th anniversary of Uttarakhand's formation, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said while the state has achieved a lot in all these years, several sectors, including education, are showing a declining trend.

Harish Rawat,   Education sector in Uttarakhand ,   Uttrakhand,   Vijay Bahuguna,   Congress,  
Lever under scrutiny in Virgin spaceship <strong>disaster</strong>

Lever under scrutiny in Virgin spaceship disaster

04 Nov 2014

Los Angeles: A prematurely deployed slowing device could "well be" behind the Virgin Galactic spaceship crash, Virgin's boss Richard Branson said while hitting out at "hurtful" critics and "self-proclaimed experts."

Lever,   scrutiny,   Virgin spaceship,   spaceship disaster,   spaceship crash,  
We cannot force Centre to take quick decisions: SC to J-K government

We cannot force Centre to take quick decisions: SC to J-K government

18 Nov 2014

New Delhi: The Supreme Court made it clear to the Jammu and Kashmir government that it cannot force the Centre to take quick decisions on its demand for Rs 44,000 crore for relief and rehabilitation of flood victims.

H L Dattu,   A K Sikri,   Finance Ministry,   State Disaster Management Authority,   SDMA,   Jammu and Kashmir government ,  
<strong>Disaster</strong> response robots to discern between humans and rubble

Disaster response robots to discern between humans and rubble

28 Oct 2014

Washington: Researchers have developed a new algorithm that allows robots to differentiate between humans and debris while carrying out search and rescue operations following a natural disaster.

Disaster,   robots,   rubble,   algorithm,   rescue operations,   natural disaster,  
Sound-tracing cockroach cyborgs to aid rescue efforts

Sound-tracing cockroach cyborgs to aid rescue efforts

07 Nov 2014

Washington: Researchers have developed cyborg cockroaches that pick up sounds with small microphones and the biobots may help rescue survivors in the aftermath of a disaster.

Researchers,   Cyborg cockroaches,   Microphones,   Biobots,   Rescue survivors,   Disaster,  
State goverments should bear cancer treatment cost for poor: Qureshi

State goverments should bear cancer treatment cost for poor: Qureshi

18 Oct 2014

Dehradun: Calling for concerted efforts to check incidence of cancer, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has said governments should bear the expenses for treatment of poor affected by the dreaded disease.

Cancer patient,   Uttrakhand Governor,   Aziz Qureshi,   Cancer patient,   Cancer treatment,   Uttrakhand CM,   Harish Rawat ,  
Facebook unveils 'safety check' for <strong>disaster</strong> efforts

Facebook unveils 'safety check' for disaster efforts

17 Oct 2014

Washington: Facebook has unveiled a 'safety check' tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system developed after the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.

Facebook,   2011 Japan earthquake,   Social Networking sites,   Twitter,   facebook setting,  

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