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    Firefighters Arrive from across Europe to Battle Massive Wildfire

    French firefighters, together with firefighters from other European countries, managed to contain the spread of a "monster" fire that broke out on Tuesday night...

    140 Aid Workers Died in 2021, says OCHA

    According to data from the non-governmental organization Humanitarian Outcomes, more than 140 aid workers were killed in the line of duty last year – the highest number...

    Maharashtra Doubles Compensation for Farmers Following Excessive Rain

    Currently prevailing ‘National Disaster Response Fund’ norms stipulate a compensation of Rs. 6,800 per hectare for farmers’ land affected by a disaster. The cabinet...

    Hydropower and South Asia’s Energy Future: Three Key Issues to Ponder Upon

    There are concerns that hydropower projects benefit cities and downstream populations more than the local people who bear the direct social and environmental costs....

    42 out of 56 Koshi Barrage Sluices Opened

    The sluices were opened after the flow of water measured 243,180 cusecs per second and the surge in the water levels in the river...

    Dams Have to Prepare Emergency Action Plans, Minister Tells Rajya Sabha

    The minister pointed out that the union government has constituted the national committee on dam safety to discharge functions to prevent dam failure related...

    Bangladesh Plans to Launch Toll-free SMS Flood Warning

    Authorities in Bangladesh are devising an SMS service after devastating floods killed many people and destroyed harvests. They believe that people in far-to-reach rural...

    Women’s Lives Get Harder in Bundelkhand as Water Scarcity Grows

    Up to 70 per cent of women in parts of the drought-prone region in central India are affected by acute water shortages, according to...
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    Firefighters Arrive from across Europe to Battle Massive Wildfire

    French firefighters, together with firefighters from other European countries, managed to contain the spread of a "monster" fire that...

    140 Aid Workers Died in 2021, says OCHA

    According to data from the non-governmental organization Humanitarian Outcomes, more than 140 aid workers were killed in the line of duty last...

    Need to Re-strategize to Take Cooperatives to Panchayats, Says Amit Shah

    Shah said that a five-year strategy is required to reach primary agricultural credit societies to each panchayat as two...

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    Firefighters Arrive from across Europe to Battle Massive Wildfire

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    140 Aid Workers Died in 2021, says OCHA

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