Flood situation in parts of Bengal still alarming

16 Aug 2017 1:52 PM GMT
Kolkata: The flood situation in parts of northern West Bengal continued to be "alarming" despite a let up in the incessant rains as many rivers in the...

Japan troops fly supplies to flood victims

16 July 2012 1:56 AM GMT
Troops on Sunday airlifted supplies to thousands of people cut off by landslides and torrential downpours that have killed at least 24 in southwest...

Assam flood situation grim, toll rises to 125

11 July 2012 1:55 AM GMT
Brahmaputra and Barak valleys remaining submerged even as the death toll climbed to 125. An estimated 24 lakh people have been affected in the...

Making a cyclonic difference

9 July 2012 6:03 PM GMT
By Suresh Kumar PramarTraditionally India is vulnerable to natural disasters on account of its unique geo-climatic conditions. Floods, droughts,...

Assam floods: death toll reaches 100

6 July 2012 1:07 AM GMT
The death toll in the Assam floods Thursday rose to 100 even as the waters started to recede in most of the 27 affected districts except...

PM declares Rs 500 crore for flood-hit Assam

3 July 2012 2:00 AM GMT
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday announced an aid package of Rs 500 crore for Assam, which has been severely hit by floods, causing an estimated...
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