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Mar 17, 2019
Flash floods in Indonesia’s Papua province kills 42, injures 21; disaster management body says evacuations underwayThe floods in Indonesia's Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain and subsequent landslides on Saturday, and also left 21 people injured.
Mar 08, 2019
Two killed, hundreds evacuated amid severe floods in Indonesia; deluge caused by Citarum river bursting its banksHeavy rain has pounded Indonesia for days, forcing the Citarum river to burst its banks, and causing deadly flash floods in the eastern part of the sprawling Southeast Asian archipelago.
Mar 02, 2019
One way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway; thousands of vehicles were stranded on 270-km stretch since five daysThousands of vehicles were stranded after the 270-kilometre strategic highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, was closed on Monday after multiple landslides and sinking of a portion of a road near Ramban town.
Feb 23, 2019
One-way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway, after three days of disruption due to land-slidesThe reopening of the strategic 270-kilometre Jammu-Srinagar highway came as a major relief to thousands of passengers who had been left stranded following the closure of the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.
Feb 06, 2019
Heavy snowfall results in cancellations of 15 flights to Srinagar; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after landslidesThe situation in Srinagar arose as Kashmir is witnessing a fresh spell of wet weather with higher reaches receiving heavy snowfall and plains lashed by a mix of rain and snow.
Jan 25, 2019
Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed for fifth consecutive day as fresh landslides hit roadway, 1,500 vehicles strandedFive fresh landslides hit the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Friday, which remained closed for the fifth consecutive day. The highway's closing has led to over 1,500 vehicles being stranded at various places in Kathua, Jammu, Udhampur, Chennai, Patnitop, Ramban, Batote Banihal.
Dec 24, 2018
Year in review: India’s biggest achievements in the fields of science and medicineIndia made headlines in fields ranging from nanotechnology to space weather during the year.
Dec 06, 2018
Centre approves relief fund of over Rs 3,700 crore for disaster-hit states of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra PradeshThe High Level Committee approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
Oct 19, 2018
Cyclone Titli: Odisha govt asks Centre for Rs 1,000 cr as interim assistance, claims flood caused losses worth Rs 2,765 crThe Odisha government asked the Centre on Thursday to release an interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for relief-and-restoration work in 17 districts as last week's Cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood caused a loss of about Rs 2,765 crore and affected 60.11 lakh people.
Oct 17, 2018
Cyclone Titli: Toll rises to 52; financial losses estimated at Rs 2,200 crore; Odisha govt says relief work underway95 percent of the roads damaged by Cyclone Titli in Odisha have been repaired. Almost all thoroughfares have been repaired and power and drinking water supply restored in the urban areas. In rural areas, work is still in progress.