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May 08, 2017
Amaravati 360: How AP's landless turn penniless in the name of developmentLand is a lucrative investment in this region; these lands yield gold. Farmers typically earn a few lakh rupees per year from cultivating each acre of land, so fertile is this soil.
Apr 27, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Centre releases Rs 19k cr from PM's development package for stateThe Centre has released an amount of Rs 19,000 crore out of the Rs 80,000 crore development package for Jammu and Kashmir announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Apr 26, 2017
Kashmir flood threat: Rising river not only threatens flood, it also makes dredgers non-functionalSporadic heavy rain in Kashmir over the past few days has increased the threat of another flood. The place has barely recovered from a terrible flood which had devastated large parts of the Valley in 2014.
Apr 07, 2017
Kashmir floods: Three soldiers killed in avalanche; hundreds stranded as deluge panic grips ValleyThree soldiers were killed in multiple avalanches in the Batalik sector in Ladakh, while hundreds were stranded because of floods in the Kashmir Valley.
Mar 31, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir govt should be prepared for floods as the huge winter snowfall begins to meltThe least the Jammu and Kashmir government can do now is make arrangements for efficient evacuation and rescue, just in case a flood does recur.
Feb 13, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: Environmental concerns continue to trouble state, political machinery remains ineffectiveUttarakhand is well on its way to recovery, the severity of the floods was unseen and is likely to register as a pertinent issue in the 2017 polls.
Feb 04, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: From migration to pollution, the key issues that may determine pollsMigration, unemployment, women and child health, ecological disasters, depreciating tourism, water conservation, man-animal conflict, illegal wildlife trade, ill-conceived hydropower projects, forest fires and deforestation are all serious issues concerning Uttarakhand voters
Jan 10, 2017
Milk is key to UP and so is leather; will cow vigilantism spoil the party for BJP?It remains to be seen whether tthe Dalits and the Muslims will remember the harassment by the vigilantes
Dec 21, 2016
El Nino-linked cyclones to increase in Pacific with global warming: research | ReutersBy Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Small Pacific island states could be hit by more tropical cyclones during future El Nino weather patterns due to climate change, scientists said on Tuesday.El Nino is a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific occurring every two to seven years which can trigger both floods and drought in different parts of the world. Its opposite phase, a cooling of the same waters known as La Nina, is associated with the increased probability of wetter conditions over much of Australia and increased numbers of tropical cyclones. Between 2070 and the end of the century, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands and Hawaii could face an increased frequency in powerful storms during El Nino of up to 40 percent, Australian meteorologists said in a study.
Dec 12, 2016
Cyclone Vardah brings Chennai's vulnerabilities to the fore, reminds residents of 2015 floodsVardah has brought the vulnerability of Chennai to the fore again. Though the government did undertake de-silting of water bodies and removal of encroachments, they were not full-fledged measures.