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Javadekar Acknowledges Chennai Floods ‘Unprecedented Natural Disaster’

Union Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar, who has de-linked Chennai floods as a testimony of climate change in Paris on the sidelines of Global Conference has acknowledged on Friday the rain fury was a "natural disaster of unprecedented scale." Terming it as a lesson to rethink on urban planning and city governance, he said:"Chennai is a natural disaster of unprecedented ...

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J&K Floods: Relief Rushed, Telecom Lines Restored, 20,000 Rescued (Photos)

A total of 1,737 personnel and 315.5 metric tonnes of relief material have been airlifted on Monday, September 8 by the Indian Air Force (IAF) using 45 aircraft flying 186 sorties, while the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) chaired by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth continued its review of the situation in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. So far, Army and National ...

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