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Flood Relief
North East  /  Published 27.10.19

14 areas flooded in Dimapur, evacuations on

Incessant rain in the past three days flooded 14 locations in Dimapur district, leaving many families homeless and submerging several houses.A report from the Nagaland State Disaster Management Author...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.09.19

Dhanbad help for Patna

Bharat Coking Coal Limited, the Dhanbad subsidiary of Coal India Limited, will send two high capacity diesel motor pumps to suck out water work from inundated residential colonies of Patna. Senior o...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 26.09.19

Relief camps and the hidden catastrophe

Carsten Meiner and Kristin Veel wrote that crises and catastrophes have a cultural life for they expose covert wounds and emplaced hierarchies that are otherwise accepted. This kept ringing in my he...
By Bhargabi Das in

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.19

The ban on e-cigarettes is a welcome move

Sir — The Central government did well to ban the sale and production of e-cigarettes (“E-cigarette production & sale banned, not use”, Sept 19). Smokers often have the wrong perception that ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 24.09.19

IAS officer refuses to divert funds, shunted out

The Karnataka government has shunted out an IAS officer who reportedly refused to divert funds from her department for flood relief.Rohini Sindhuri, secretary of the Karnataka Building and Other Const...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 05.09.19

$1-billion aid for Russia’s Far East

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a Line of Credit worth a billion dollars for the development of Russia’s Far East, warming the cockles of his support base while critics questioned...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Looking beyond flood defence strategies

Floods in the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Barak flood plains have become an annual phenomenon. The scale of the disaster is enormous, dwarfing the menace of floods in many other states. At its peak, the floods ...
By Nirmalya Choudhury and Abdul Hamid in

North East  /  Published 24.08.19

Flood-study team to assess funds quantum

Inter-ministerial teams from the Centre will conduct on-the-spot assessments in all the flood-affected states of the country for recommending allocations for additional funds.After a high-level meetin...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.19

Congress leadership must learn from its mistakes

Sir — Sonia Gandhi taking charge as the interim president of Congress might help tide over the leadership crisis that the party is facing (“Rear view”, Aug 14). In spite of being an active leade...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 16.08.19

Passenger is king

Sir — In the past six months, the Mumbai Regional Transport Office has allegedly cancelled the licences of around 900 autorickshaw drivers for refusing customers. Fourteen special squads have been f...
By The Telegraph in


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