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Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner
science

Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner

A “normal” monsoon does not guarantee there won't be floods and droughts across the country as everything about the monsoon is changing.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers have event-specific plans in event of natural disasters
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers have event-specific plans in event of natural disasters

While Japan and IOC maintain that the Olympics will go ahead on schedule, there are event-specific plans for natural disasters that regularly strike the island nation

Google ready to give public 'flood alerts' in India, after pilot project in Patna
News & Analysis

Google ready to give public 'flood alerts' in India, after pilot project in Patna

Flood alerts could help transform flood-prone areas as residents get near real-time information.

Revised draft  will give chinese police the power to censor online content on disasters
News & Analysis

Revised draft will give chinese police the power to censor online content on disasters

China's county-level police will be able to censor internet coverage of natural and man-made disasters, according to a revised draft of the country's policing law that the Chinese Public Security Bureau released late on Thursday.

US to sell India $96 mn worth of follow-on support for its C-130J fleet
India

US to sell India $96 mn worth of follow-on support for its C-130J fleet

The US State Department has approved the sale of $96 million worth of follow-on support for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to India to enable the Indian Air Force to remain mission-ready for disaster relief and international humanitarian assistance needs like in quake-hit neighbouring Nepal.

All states have adequate funds to deal with disasters: Govt
India

All states have adequate funds to deal with disasters: Govt

Adequate funds are available for all states to deal with possible disaster, said the government.

Iranian-built plane crashes in Tehran, 39 dead dead
World

Iranian-built plane crashes in Tehran, 39 dead dead

Iranian airlines, including those run by the state, are chronically strapped for cash, rely on aging planes and have a spotty maintenance record.

Rainfall continues in Uttarakhand, key routes remain blocked
India

Rainfall continues in Uttarakhand, key routes remain blocked

Most parts of Uttarakhand continued to be lashed by rains today, even as major highways remained blocked due to debris brought down by the recurring landslips.

Enterprises Need To Improve Their DR Preparedness
Biztech

Enterprises Need To Improve Their DR Preparedness

According to the latest Forrester report, there is still room for improvement when it comes to enterprise DR preparedness.