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One dead, 7 missing as boat carrying 50 agricultural labourers capsizes in Bihar’s Bhagalpur
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One dead, 7 missing as boat carrying 50 agricultural labourers capsizes in Bihar’s Bhagalpur

The remaining people on the boat either swam to safety or were rescued by SDRF personnel, while the search for missing persons is still on

Centre allows states to spend up to 50% of disaster response funds to fight COVID-19
India

Centre allows states to spend up to 50% of disaster response funds to fight COVID-19

The money from SDRF can be used to boost health infrastructure such as quarantine facilities, labs and oxygen generation plants, and to purchase ventilators and PPE kits, said the MHA

Jaipur rains: Three dead, 50 families evacuated from low-lying areas as heavy downpour lashes Rajasthan's capital
India

Jaipur rains: Three dead, 50 families evacuated from low-lying areas as heavy downpour lashes Rajasthan's capital

The weather department has forecast moderate to intense thunderstorm and heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in the city over the next 24 hours

SC reserves order on plea seeking transfer of money collected by PM-CARES Fund to NDRF
India

SC reserves order on plea seeking transfer of money collected by PM-CARES Fund to NDRF

Dushyant Dave, appearing for NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation, said that the creation of the PM-CARES Fund contravenes provisions of the Disaster Management Act

Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials
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Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials

Barpeta remains the worst-hit district in Assam with over 6.33 lakh people affected by the flood, the the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its daily bulletin

TMC gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over loss of lives and property due to Cyclone Bulbul in West Bengal
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TMC gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over loss of lives and property due to Cyclone Bulbul in West Bengal

Development comes day after Mamata Banerjee claimed that the state has not received any financial help from the Centre as was promised

'Yet to receive a single penny': Mamata Banerjee slams Centre, Narendra Modi over financial assistance for Cyclone Bulbul
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'Yet to receive a single penny': Mamata Banerjee slams Centre, Narendra Modi over financial assistance for Cyclone Bulbul

'State has suffered loss of Rs 23811.60 crore, six people lost their lives. Prime Minister had tweeted that financial help will be provided', said Mamata Banerjee while speaking in the Assembly

Odisha rain toll rises to six after three die in Odisha’s Ganjam, Kendrapara, Mayurbhanj districts
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Odisha rain toll rises to six after three die in Odisha’s Ganjam, Kendrapara, Mayurbhanj districts

The toll in the heavy rains in Odisha has mounted to six with three fresh deaths reported from the districts, officials said Saturday.

Bihar floods: IMD sounds orange alert in Patna, Vaishali, Begusarai and Khagaria districts for 3-4 Oct; rescue ops in full swing
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Bihar floods: IMD sounds orange alert in Patna, Vaishali, Begusarai and Khagaria districts for 3-4 Oct; rescue ops in full swing

Patna was brought to a standstill for the past several days after many areas in the city submerged in chest-deep water. "It has been ten days since there has been waterlogging in our area. Municipal Corporation is working to drain out water," Arun Kumar Singh, a resident said.

Bihar floods: Toll rises to 40 as NDRF, SDRF, IAF rush for rescue ops; Patna, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga among worst affected districts
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Bihar floods: Toll rises to 40 as NDRF, SDRF, IAF rush for rescue ops; Patna, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga among worst affected districts

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the extent of the floods in the state on Monday after 29 people died and 3,000 to 4,000 people were evacuated from inundated areas in the state capital, Patna.

Over 5,000 evacuated from Rajashan's Kota as release of dam water causes flooding; no casualties reported
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Over 5,000 evacuated from Rajashan's Kota as release of dam water causes flooding; no casualties reported

Schools have been closed and Army, NDRF, SDRF and teams from Kota municipal corporation (KMC) engaged in rescue operations in areas along the river Chambal

Yogi Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief and rescue operations underway
India

Yogi Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief and rescue operations underway

Yogi Adityanath visited the flood-affected areas on Friday in Varanasi and said that the relief, rescue operations are underway

Punjab floods: Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000-crore relief package for state
India

Punjab floods: Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000-crore relief package for state

In wake of the flood situation in the state, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000 crore special relief package to address the losses.

Trivendra Singh Rawat visits rain-ravaged Mori block of Uttarkashi, announces Rs 4 lakh compensation to kin of deceased
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Trivendra Singh Rawat visits rain-ravaged Mori block of Uttarkashi, announces Rs 4 lakh compensation to kin of deceased

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visited the rain-ravaged Mori block of Uttarkashi on Tuesday to take stock of relief and rescue operations.

Sharad Pawar urges government to provide farm loan waiver in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra
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Sharad Pawar urges government to provide farm loan waiver in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday urged the Maharashtra government to waive loans of farmers who hail from flood-affected areas in the state.

Vadodara floods: Four dead, 5,000 evacuated as rains wreak havoc; central Gujarat records 499 mm downpour in 24 hours
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Vadodara floods: Four dead, 5,000 evacuated as rains wreak havoc; central Gujarat records 499 mm downpour in 24 hours

Four persons were killed and over 5,000 have been evacuated from Vadodara city and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat which was battered by nearly 500 mm of rain in 24 hours till Thursday morning

Floods ravage several parts of country; 28 dead in Assam, toll rises to 67 in Bihar even as water begins to recede
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Floods ravage several parts of country; 28 dead in Assam, toll rises to 67 in Bihar even as water begins to recede

According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 28 people have died till Thursday due to floods.

Assam floods: 90% of Kaziranga National Park submerged, 155 anti-poaching camps affected, says state govt
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Assam floods: 90% of Kaziranga National Park submerged, 155 anti-poaching camps affected, says state govt

Ninety percent of the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam is still submerged, affecting 150 anti-poaching camps, the state environment ministry said.

Monsoon kills dozens in North India, North East; lakhs affected in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura
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Monsoon kills dozens in North India, North East; lakhs affected in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura

In Bihar, the flood situation turned grim on Sunday with the death of four people as around 18 lakh were affected in nine districts of the state

Bihar floods: Four killed, 18 lakh affected in nine districts; Nitish Kumar conducts aerial survey
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Bihar floods: Four killed, 18 lakh affected in nine districts; Nitish Kumar conducts aerial survey

The flood situation in Bihar turned grim with the death of four people as around 18 lakh were affected in nine districts of the state, an official report said.