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Floods
Opinion  /  Published 21.10.20

Dark water: Lessons from Hyderabad floods

The waters are turning deeper, but are crucial lessons being learnt from their depths? This is an important question to ask in the wake of the floods in Hyderabad, which have claimed over 70 lives and...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.09.20

Floods revisit Bihar, crops damaged

Incessant rains in northern parts of Bihar and neighbouring Nepal for the past three days have revived the floods in the state just when the floodwaters were receding. This has happened at a time whe...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 23.09.20

Security guards drown in flooded lift

Two security guards died after getting stuck in a flooded elevator in the basement of a building in rain-lashed central Mumbai on Wednesday morning, police said. The incident took place at Nathani Re...
By PTI in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Heavy rain floods steel city areas

“The low-pressure, which originated from the Bay of Bengal and resulted in heavy rains especially in southern Jharkhand since Tuesday has moved  towards northwest. It is gradually beco...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.20

Sight, oversight: Assam floods 2020

The prime minister, Narendra Modi, presided over a virtual “flood meeting” on August 10. He released 386 crore rupees for relief in Assam, where the deluge is an annual calamity that affec...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

Photos  /  Published 03.08.20

Rescued rhinos thrive

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By AP in

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.20

Too soon

Sir — The government is considering the reopening of gymnasiums — they have been shut since March — in the next phase of emerging from the lockdown. Even if there are strict restrict...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.20

Deep water: Recent floods in India

The devil often lies in the details. A recent report by Unicef on floods in India bears testimony to this adage. Unicef has found that out of six million people adversely affected by the torrential ra...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 21.07.20

Assam floods: UN says it stands ready to support Indian government

The United Nations stands ready to support the government of India if required as devastating floods in Assam have displaced lakhs and killed more than 100 people, a spokesperson for the UN Secretary ...
By PTI in United Nations

North East  /  Published 20.07.20

Assam: PM assures help on flood

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Centre was keeping a “close watch” on the ongoing flood, erosion, Covid-19 and the May 27 Baghjan gas well blowout crises. Modi assured all...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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