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Sep 22, 2017
Mumbai rains and how BMC saved the day: Commissioner Ajoy Mehta says lessons of 29/8 helped avoid delugeIn an exclusive interview, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation chief Ajoy Mehta tells Firstpost about how the BMC managed to save Mumbai from the brunt of the damage on Tuesday
Sep 20, 2017
Mumbai rains as it happened: 6 inter-city trains, 108 flights cancelled due to inclement weatherHeavy rains lashed Mumbai and its suburbs on Tuesday afternoon, but there was no report of waterlogging or disruption of transport services.
Sep 20, 2017
Mumbai rains: BMC appeals to public not to spread rumours of cyclone warningThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday issued an appeal requesting people not to "spread and trust" rumours of a cyclone warning.
Sep 17, 2017
India needs science-based policies, climate modelling to prevent natural disasters, says Scientist Krishna AchutaRaoIn the 1990s, when climate change was still a fledgling idea, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an international body, was the first to prove irrevocably (in its second assessment report) that “the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate”.
Aug 30, 2017
As Mumbai drowns after record rainfall, pregnant journalist braves 12-hour train journey to ThaneWhen 33-year-old Urmila Dethe boarded a Mumbai-bound suburban train at Dombivli in the adjoining Thane district on Tuesday morning, little did she know that her journey, which normally takes just over an hour, will stretch for almost 12 hours.
Jul 15, 2017
How Dyson convinced a geek that even vacuum cleaners can be coolAs Dyson and its engineers are so fond of saying, Dyson is a “technology-driven company, not a market-driven one.”
Jul 12, 2017
Manipur floods: State lost Rs 131 crore since Cyclone Mora hit in MayManipur suffered a loss of around Rs 131 crore in the floods since cyclone Mora hit the state in late May, a senior officer said here on Wednesday.
Jul 05, 2017
Bangladesh floods: Officials say over 900,000 people displaced; rescue work underwayDevastating flooding in parts of Bangladesh has affected some 900,000 people and displaced thousands of families, officials said on Wednesday.
Jun 21, 2017
Bangladesh floods: Death toll exceeds 170; over 4,500 displaced as rescue operations continueAt least 4,500 people remained lodged in some 50 shelters in southeastern Bangladesh and more evacuees continue to trickle in as the death toll from ongoing heavy rains touched 170
Jun 14, 2017
Bangladesh landslide: Rescue workers struggle to reach victims, unable to reach remote placesRescue workers battled on Wednesday to reach victims of the worst landslides ever to hit Bangladesh, as the death toll rose to 146, with dozens more still missing.