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Despite hundreds of crores spent on desilting, why Mumbai could still see flooding this monsoon
India

Despite hundreds of crores spent on desilting, why Mumbai could still see flooding this monsoon

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has estimated that flooding in Mumbai between 2005 and 2015 losses caused losses worth Rs 14,000 crore.

Chennai oil spill: As cleaning proceeds without plan, concerns raised on removal of ships, operational costs
India

Chennai oil spill: As cleaning proceeds without plan, concerns raised on removal of ships, operational costs

While the damage to the environment due to the oil spill near Kamarajar port in Chennai is a concern, an equally pressing issue is how exactly will the Ministry of Shipping proceed with the removal of these vessels and who will foot the massive clean-up bill for these operations.