Latest News on Natural Calamities
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Dec 16, 2019
Centre releases Rs 35,298 cr GST compensation to states; govt will not renege on promise, says Nirmala SitharamanThe GST Council, the highest decision-making body for indirect tax, is slated to hold its meeting on 18 December.
Dec 10, 2019
Climate emergency is the buzzword at COP25, how do vulnerable countries deal with forced migration?More than 20 m people are forced to migrate annually due to extreme weather events because of fuelled by climate change.
Dec 09, 2019
India is the fifth most vulnerable to climate change fallout, its poor is the worst hitIndia's ranking fluctuates but it has one of the five highest economic losses due to climate change.
May 08, 2019
Catastrophe bonds: It's time govt considers insurance-linked securities with increasing frequency of natural calamitiesNaturally to entice investors, the coupon rates have to be much higher than the ones offered by corporate bonds and gilts.
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).
Aug 31, 2018
Most land ecosystems to see 'major transformation' due to climate change: StudyShifting landscapes would affect not only the forests, but drinking water, river flow, and water recreation.
Dec 22, 2017
Cyclone Ockhi was 'disaster of severe nature' but can't be declared national calamity, says Centre; Opposition stages walkoutUnion government refused to declare, as a "national calamity", Cyclone Ockhi in which 74 people lost their lives and as many as 214 went missing
Aug 31, 2017
Google pledges $1 million to flood affected areas in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, activates SOS alertsMeanwhile, Crisis Response team of Google has activated "SOS Alerts" for the flooding in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
Aug 24, 2017
Uttar Pradesh floods: Yogi Adityanath distributes relief to victims, urges districts to be preparedUttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath Thursday distributed relief to the flood-hit people of the district
Jul 19, 2016
BJD and JDU demand a separate ministry to tackle natural calamitiesBJD and JD(U) members on Tuesday demanded a separate Ministry to deal with natural calamities like flood and drought, even as they sought a more pro-active approach by the Centre in releasing funds to affected states.