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Kuwait Floods : Flash floods after heavy rains in Kuwait killed one injured many

The Ministry of Health in Kauai  said the man, aged 30, was swept away by the flooding as he tried to rescue his family from their home, which was submerged in water in Al-Fahaheel area in the east. An unspecified number of people were also reported injured in traffic accidents caused by the rains. Several Read More…

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No Bharat Stage IV vehicles to be sold from 1st April 2020 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Wednesday said that no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from April 1, 2020. The Bharat stage emission standards are standards instituted by the government to regulate output of air pollutants from motor vehicles.  The Bharat Stage VI (or BS-VI) emission norm would come into force Read More…

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Cyclone Titli cost 27 lives in Odissa made Patnaik cancel birthday celebration

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has cancelled birthday celebrations on Tuesday as a mark of expressing solidarity to the people affected by Cyclone Titli and subsequent floods in some parts of the state. The death toll in cyclone Titli, which made a landfall on October 11, and the subsequent flood in Odisha has risen to Read More…

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60 lakhs affected by cyclone Titli

 CM Naveen Patnaik stressed on quick repair of breaches in several river embankments and asked district collectors to provide cooked food to the people who were shifted to relief camps. Also the Odisha government on Friday deployed NDRF and ODRAF personnel to speed up rescue and relief operations mainly in three districts where over 60 Read More…

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GD Agarwal on 114th day indefinite fast to save Ganga dies

Environment activist and Retd IIT Professor G D Agarwal, who was sitting on an indefinite hunger strike since June 22nd 2018 demanding that the government clean the river Ganga, died at the AIIMS hospital in Rishikesh on Thursday, officials said. Agarwal breathed his last at the hospital here at around 2 pm. He was moved Read More…

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Cyclone ‘Titli’ makes landfall near Odisha’s Gopalpur at 126 kmph

The very severe cyclone ‘Titli’ makes landfall on early Thursday with surface wind reaching speeds of 126 kmph at Gopalpur in Odisha’s Ganjam district, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. “The process of landfall has started and it will completely cross the Odisha coast in one or two hours. The system will pass close to Read More…

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Storm Titli fiercely nearing Andhra Odissa coast

A cyclonic storm, Titli, is building in the Bay of Bengal and moving towards the Andhra, Odisha coast, the weather office warned on Tuesday. The Met office also issued a red alert for the coastal areas of Odisha “Deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclonic storm Titli, is moving towards Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast,” Read More…

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Tsunami waves death in Indonesia crossed 400+

The Earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province left many victims, a disaster official said Saturday, as rescuers raced to the region saw numerous bodies in a hard-hit city. Disaster officials haven’t released an official death toll but reports from three hospitals seen Saturday  listed 400+  dead. Local daily  revealed a devastated coastline Read More…

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Indian Monsoon low by 9% : IMD

Cotton growing Gujarat has so far received 27 percent less rainfall than normal, while rice growing West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar in eastern India saw it drop by as much as 25 percent below average, IMD data shows. India, the world’s biggest producer of cotton and pulses and the second-biggest producer of sugar and rice, Read More…

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Himachal on high alert -floods cut off major roads

As many as 774 people have died in incidents related to floods and rains in seven states during the monsoon season so far, informed the Home Ministry. According to the Home Ministry’s National Emergency Response Centre (NERC), 187 people have lost their lives in Kerala, 171 in Uttar Pradesh, 170 in West Bengal and 139 Read More…

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Fierce typhoon Mangkhut takes aim at south China

Typhoon Mangkhut now moved from the Philippines to Hong Kong resulted  in  heavy rain and strong winds are lashing the south coast of China as Typhoon Mangkhut closes in. Authorities in the heavily populated province of Guangdong have issued their highest warning level, a red alert. More than 100 people were injured when the storm Read More…

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Hurricane Florence in Carolina : 8 months of rain in 2 days anticipated

Hurricane Florence crashed into the Carolinas as a giant, slow-moving storm on Friday, threatening catastrophic flooding while leaving scores in need of rescue from rising waters and hundreds of thousands without power. There were no immediate reports of storm-related deaths or serious injuries so far. The center of the hurricane’s eye came ashore at about Read More…

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Supreme court says “NO” to TN plea on Sterlite

Supreme Court Monday asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to decide on the merits and maintainability of the issue raised by the Tamil Nadu government on Vedanta’s plea challenging the closure of its Sterlite plant at Tuticorin.  A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Indu Malhotra said it has already asked the NGT to Read More…

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Yogendra yadav arrested for meeting farmers claim TN is under Police Raj

President of Swaraj India Party Yogendra Yadav was arrested by the Tamil Nadu Police on Saturday when he was on his way to meet farmers protesting against the land acquisition by the state government for an 8-lane highway project.  He said his team consisting of Lingraj, Dilip Singh and Balakrishnan were planning to conduct a Read More…

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6.7 magnitude Earth Quake Stuck Hokkaido Japan

Powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck southern Hokkaido at 3:08 am at the depth of 40 kilometers (24 miles), Japan’s Meteorological Agency said. The epicenter Read More…

Environment Politics Social

ADMK again stick stickers on relief materials

Social activists at large criticised the state government for exploiting the flood situation to garner publicity.  Social activists  who is coordinating relief materials to Kerala, said that what  happened in 2015 when AIADMK men intercepted relief materials that were sent to Chennai from other parts of the state and pasted the stickers of Jayalalithaa is Read More…

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Indonesia’s Lombok earthquake death roll raises to 82

Death toll rose to 82 after a magnitude 6.9 in richter scale  earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok and on nearby Bali on Sunday, damaging buildings, sending terrified residents and tourists running into the streets and triggering a brief tsunami warning. Social media posts from the scene showed debris piled on streets and sidewalks. Read More…