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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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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…

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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…