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WE ARE not in the winning circle. But the country is inside the circle... with the highest risk of...

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:56:00 +0200sunstar (en)

WE ARE not in the winning circle. But the country is inside the circle... with the highest risk of experiencing multiple climate hazards out of anywhere in the world, followed by Japan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and China. Around and around, in worsening spiral, we experience rising sea level, increasing....

The floods in Bihar: The fault is not in our stars!

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:18:00 +0200asianage (en)

Bihar’s devastating floods this year will be remembered for many things. The scale of human misery. Blaming it on the stars. Who can easily forget Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Choubey’s remark: “The downpour, which has been lashing Bihar for the past few days, is....

Nitish Kumar blames climate change for Patna floods

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 17:31:00 +0200irishsun (en)

Patna (Bihar) [ India ], Oct 2 (ANI): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday claimed that climate change has caused floods in Patna. "The change in climate has led to drought, sudden heavy rainfall and the present condition in Bihar. There were flash floods in 12-13 districts in July this year. Later, the water level in river Ganga rose.

Change in Climate Led to Flood Situation in Bihar, Says Nitish Kumar

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 16:55:00 +0200india (en)

New Delhi: In the wake of the s , state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar again on Wednesday visited the affected areas and said the change in the climatic condition has led to this kind of situation in the state. “The change in climate has led to drought, sudden heavy rainfall and the present condition in Bihar.

Nitish Kumar blames climate change for Patna floods

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 16:44:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

"The change in climate has led to drought, sudden heavy rainfall and the present condition in Bihar. There were flash floods in 12-13 districts in July this year. Later, the water level in river Ganga rose. Now, sudden heavy rainfall has flooded many areas in Patna ," the Chief Minister said at a programme here.

Monsoon rains kill over 120 people in India

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 04:26:00 +0200dailysabah (en)

The death toll due to torrential rains in northern India reached 120 on Sunday, with over 50 deaths reported in the past 24 hours alone, officials said. Monsoon rains, accompanied by storms and lightning, hit large parts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states since Thursday. Uttar Pradesh got record rainfall on Friday -- 1,700% above normal.

Here's how these drone startups can help in rescue operations in Bihar floods

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 17:30:00 +0200yourstory (en)

Bihar, the state that is most prone to floods in India , has been witnessing heavy rainfall over the past few days. As rivers swell up due to heavy rains, the state battles another round of floods and normal life has been thrown out of gear. A red warning was issued by the India Meteorological....

India: Situation report on Flood/Heavy Rain fall as on 27th September, 2019 at 1800 Hrs

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 08:32:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Ministry of Home Affairs Disaster Management Division (National Emergency Response Centre) 2. UPDATE ON RAJASTHAN AND MADHYA PRADESH ON THE FLOOD SITUATION: - RAJASTHAN. • In River Chambal the water level in below danger level. • At present 03 teams of NDRF have been deployed to assist District Administration.

Dr M's full speech text at the 74th UNGA

Sat, 28 Sep 2019 04:21:00 +0200nst (en)

The following is the full text of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s speech during the General Debate of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept 27 2019. INTRODUCTION - VETO POWER. 1. I would like to join others in congratulating you Mr.

You know Greta Thunberg. Meet 15 other young climate activists taking on world leaders

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:44:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

A group of 16 children from five continents, including Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, have filed a legal complaint against five countries that could require them to change laws to amplify the fight against climate change. It comes, in part, with the two Global Climate Strikes that bookended the United Nations' Global Climate Summit.

World Meet 16 young climate activists demanding action

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 08:41:00 +0200usaToday (en)

Lyman said the United Nations would tell the countries that the children's rights are not being protected and that they are "disregarding and not fulfilling their obligations to mitigate and adapt to climate change." "These children want recognition that current trends suggest that their inheritance....

You know Greta Thunberg. Meet 15 other young climate activists taking on world leaders

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 22:23:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Lyman said the United Nations would tell the countries that the children's rights are not being protected and that they are "disregarding and not fulfilling their obligations to mitigate and adapt to climate change." "These children want recognition that current trends suggest that their inheritance....

We never say no to requests, but multiplicity of challenges

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 08:03:00 +0200business-standard (en)

The "multiplicity" of challenges faced by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is a cause for concern, its director general S N Pradhan has said, calling for a "clear" policy that will put the primary onus to deal with disasters of certain categories on states.

Everything You Need to Know About the Youth Activists Taking on the Climate Crisis at the UN

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 23:27:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Sixteen youth climate activists—including 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg—filed a human rights complaint with the United Nations stating that five countries have violated their basic human rights by not acting on climate change. The complaint targets Argentina, Brazil, France,....

Earthquake jolts India-Pakistan border: Photos, videos flood social media revealing extent of damage

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 17:52:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit the India -Pakistan border region on Tuesday evening. Tremors were felt as far as the Delhi-NCR, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. While there is no report of any casualty or damage to property in India so far, there are reports of at least five casualties and 50 injuries in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

Disaster preparedness

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 07:19:00 +0200kathmandupost (en)

Climate change and disaster risk pose fundamental threats to sustainable development. According to the 2015 Nepal Disaster Report , produced by the Government of Nepal, Nepal is among the top 20 on the list of most multi-hazard-prone countries in the world.

Researchers use Neural Network to Predict El Niño in Advance

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 14:17:00 +0200edgy (en)

. Scientists just developed a new neural network that can predict El Niño 1.5 years in advance with over 70 percent accuracy. Researchers have figured out how to predict El Niño events 18 months in advance using artificial intelligence. El Niño, which means The Little Boy, or Christ Child in....

The climate crisis is already here

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 11:45:00 +0200newsday-USA (en)

Seas of debris. Houses gone. Boats tossed like bathtub toys. Trees stripped of leaves. We see these images year after year. In Florida. And Puerto Rico. And New Orleans. And Long Island. And Houston. And North Carolina. And, more recently, in the Bahamas. These are not isolated events.

Firm rupee lifts Indian rice rates; Vietnam prices hold near 12-year low

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 17:50:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By K. Sathya Narayanan. BENGALURU (Reuters) - India n rice export prices rose this week on a resurgent rupee, while sluggish demand kept Vietnamese rates near a 12-year low even as the country looks to encourage private investment to make its rice more competitive.

Preparing for Floods

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:07:00 +0200thisdayonline (en)

Ugo Aliogo in this report looks at flooding in Nigeria and measures state governments in flood-prone areas should put in place to overcome the disaster. As part of the commitment of the federal government to mitigate flooding in the country, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) has....

El peor terremoto de la historia reciente ocurrió en Chile hace 59 años

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:12:00 +0200eluniversal-MX (es)

Nunca en la historia de la humanidad, desde que se tiene registro, el planeta se movió más que el 22 de mayo de 1960. Exactamente a las tres de la tarde con 11 minutos de ese domingo soleado, se desató con furia un terremoto que llegaría a sentirse en todo el Cono Sur del Continente americano y que registró una intensidad de 9.

The adverse impact of climate change | HT editorial

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:27:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

On July 9, the government informed the Lok Sabha that over 2,400 people died due to extreme weather events in the last one year. Between 1980 and 2010, the government added, India experienced 431 major natural disasters. The climate-laggard states must realise that along with saving lives, economic....

The adverse impact of climate change | HT editorial

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:15:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

On July 9, the government informed the Lok Sabha that over 2,400 people died due to extreme weather events in the last one year. Between 1980 and 2010, the government added, India experienced 431 major natural disasters. The climate-laggard states must realise that along with saving lives, economic....

La tormenta tropical Humberto llegó a Bahamas

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:05:00 +0200cadena3 (es)

La tormenta tropical Humberto llegó este sábado con fuertes vientos cerca del noroeste de Bahamas, apenas quince días después de que el huracán Dorian devastara las islas, según informó este sábado el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional de Estados Unidos. "Una ola tropical de rápido movimiento se encuentra a unas 1.

Common pitfalls in a car insurance policy and how to avoid them

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:16:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

By Vivek Chaturvedi. Car Insurance Policy: You don’t wake up one fine morning, walk into a showroom to buy a car and drive away with it. There is a lot of research that goes into buying a car. You want to know what the best moving car brand in the market is, the colour, the right model, budget, other specifications, etc.

Lost in translation: Some CBU students didn't comprehend Dorian's danger

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 11:13:00 +0200CBC (en)

While Nova Scotia prepared for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian last weekend, some newcomers to the province were left wondering how to do just that. About half of Cape Breton University's roughly 5,400 students are international students. According to student union vice-president Samual Shaji, many....

Vietnam rice prices near 12-year low

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 06:45:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

BENGALURU, India : Vietnamese rice export rates slumped to their lowest in nearly 12 years this week on sluggish demand, while an appreciating rupee helped rates for the Indian variety. Vietnam's 5% broken rice prices fell to $325 per tonne, their lowest since November 2007, versus last week's $325-$330 range.

Seven-year-old becomes the youngest green activist

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 02:37:00 +0200dnaindia (en)

Licypriya Kangujam, a child wonder has made the country proud after she became the youngest "climate activist". The seven-year-old began raising her voice about the need for immediate action to combat climate change and disaster risks reduction. She has been invited to 16 countries as part of her movement.

Seven-year-old becomes the youngest green activist

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 02:26:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Licypriya Kangujam, a child wonder has made the country proud after she became the youngest "climate activist". The seven-year-old began raising her voice about the need for immediate action to combat climate change and disaster risks reduction. She has been invited to 16 countries as part of her movement.

Vietnam rice prices plunge to near 12-year low as demand dries up

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:54:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

Vietnam’s 5% broken rice prices fell to $325 per tonne, their lowest since November 2007, versus last week’s $325-$330 range. The lack of fresh deals, especially due to waning interest from the Philippines, amid expectations that the major buyer could cut down on imports to support local farmers,....

Vietnam rice prices plunge to near 12-year low as demand dries up

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:38:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By K. Sathya Narayanan. BENGALURU (Reuters) - Vietnamese rice export rates slumped to their lowest in nearly 12 years this week on sluggish demand, while an appreciating rupee helped rates for the India n variety. Vietnam's 5% broken rice prices fell to $325 per tonne, their lowest since November 2007, versus last week's $325-$330 range.

India struggles to combat desertification

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

India is hosting the largest gathering to address growing land degradation and desertification. The fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP14) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) opened on September 2 in the national capital Delhi. India is taking over the presidency of the COP for two years.

The Climate Churn: More Rainfall and Drier Days in Store For Odisha, Finds Study

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 06:36:00 +0200news18 (en)

While the total number of monsoon days in Odisha which see “heavy to extreme rainfall days” have increased and now account for over half the total number of monsoon days, the number of “dry days are (also) increasing, found a study. On the other hand, “light-to-moderate rainfall days and wet days....

Así fueron las primeras horas de la extinción de los dinosaurios

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:42:00 +0200abc-Andalucia (es)

Copyright © DIARIO ABC, S.L. El impacto de un meteorito de 10 km de ancho incendió los bosques y desencadenó un tsunami brutal - Archivo Así fueron las primeras horas de la extinción de los dinosaurios El análisis de las rocas del cráter de Chicxulub confirma las teorías sobre el impacto de un gran....

130 wetlands to be restored on priority

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 22:31:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

NEW DELHI: Underlining the importance of wetlands not only as a source of water but also as ecosystems that prevent land degradation and desertification, the Centre has identified 130 wetlands for priority restoration in the next five years and asked states to submit their respective integrated management plan by October 15.

Odisha bags award for using IT in disaster management

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:00:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has won the IT Excellence Award, 2019 for its innovative conception by using information technology in the field of disaster management, a senior official said. Odisha, which has come a long way since the 1999 Super Cyclone, has now become a "model....

Carretera Rosita-Sahsa fortalecerá corredor interoceánico de la Costa Caribe Norte

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:11:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Un total de 425 empleos directos generará esta obra durante los 30 meses que durará su construcción. Foto: Archivo. La compañera vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo anunció que mañana 4 de septiembre se inaugura el proceso de construcción de la nueva Carretera de 52 kilómetros Rosita-Sahsa , que dijo....

Compañera Rosario en Multinoticias (3 de septiembre del 2019)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:11:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4 (3 de Septiembre del 2019) Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza...

Declaraciones de la Compañera Rosario Murillo, Vice Presidenta de Nicaragua (3/9/2019) (Texto íntegro)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 02:11:00 +0200lavozdelsandinismo (es)

LA VOZ DEL SANDINISMO | 03/09/2019. Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza… Siempre Libre ! Ayer tuvimos un Día Extraordinario, un Acto Extraordinario, Discursos, Mensajes....

Compañera Rosario en Multinoticias (3 de septiembre del 2019)

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 01:19:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4 (3 de Septiembre del 2019) Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, Queridas Familias de Nuestra Nicaragua, SiempreBendita, Siempre llena de la Fuerza Espiritual que nos caracteriza...

Carretera Rosita-Sahsa fortalecerá corredor interoceánico de la Costa Caribe Norte

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 00:34:00 +0200presidencia-NI (es)

Un total de 425 empleos directos generará esta obra durante los 30 meses que durará su construcción. Foto: Archivo. La compañera vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo anunció que mañana 4 de septiembre se inaugura el proceso de construcción de la nueva Carretera de 52 kilómetros Rosita-Sahsa , que dijo....

Inundación mata a 7 en parque nacional de Kenia

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 09:52:00 +0200debate (es)

Agentes de la policía retiran un cuerpo que fue recuperado luego de una inundación repentina en el parque nacional Hell's Gate, cerca de Naivasha, Kenia, el lunes 2 de septiembre de 2019. (AP Foto) NAIROBI, Kenia (AP) — Las autoridades de Kenia suspendieron los operativos de búsqueda y rescate....

Inundación mata a 7 en parque nacional de Kenia

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 05:10:00 +0200elmanana (es)

Kenia.- Las autoridades de Kenia suspendieron los operativos de búsqueda y rescate luego de que se recuperaron siete cuerpos de una inundación repentina que causó la muerte de seis turistas y su conductor que visitaban las formaciones rocosas del famoso parque nacional de Hells Gate.

Inundación mata a 7 en parque nacional de Kenia

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 00:21:00 +0200telemetro (es)

Las autoridades de Kenia suspendieron los operativos de búsqueda y rescate luego de que se recuperaron siete cuerpos de una inundación repentina que causó la muerte de seis turistas y su conductor que visitaban las formaciones rocosas del famoso parque nacional de Hell’s Gate.

Inundación mata a 7 en parque nacional de Kenia Source: AP

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 23:10:00 +0200wsoctv (es)

NAIROBI, Kenia (AP) - Las autoridades de Kenia suspendieron los operativos de búsqueda y rescate luego de que se recuperaron siete cuerpos de una inundación repentina que causó la muerte de seis turistas y su conductor que visitaban las formaciones rocosas del famoso parque nacional de Hell’s Gate.

Act of God and Vis Major

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 22:36:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

U Mya Thein. BA; B.L Under section 56 of the Contract Act ( India n Act IX of 1872) an agreement to do an act impossible in itself is void. A contract to do an act which, after the contract is made, becomes impossible, or, by reason of some event which the promisor could not prevent, unlawful, becomes void when the act becomes impossible or unlawful.

Maharashtra floods: Probe panel could emerge with vital lessons for India | Opinion

Sun, 01 Sep 2019 12:02:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

On Friday, August 23, the Maharashtra government appointed a 10-member committee to investigate into the causes of the recent floods in i and Kolhapur districts and give recommendations for better flood management in the future. This committee headed by former state irrigation secretary Nandkumar....

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