Oct 29, 2021 04:31 PM IST
The contentious issue of funding loss and damage is no longer on the official negotiating agenda for COP 26, but that has not deterred the group of 45 nations, including civil society, from renewing their call for funding for loss and damage at the summit
- Jul 13, 2021 07:08 PM IST
Heavy rains triggered flash floods in parts of Himachal Pradesh and the Jammu region on July 12, disrupting normal life. Flood swept away buildings and cars at tourist spots. In the first twenty years of this century, natural disasters killed 60,000 people on average per year.
- Jul 12, 2021 11:14 AM IST
Japan sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", an arc of intense seismic activity that stretches throughout southeast Asia and across the Pacific Basin. The country is also home to numerous active volcanos and is regularly hit by typhoons in the season that runs from around May to October, peaking in August and September.
- Feb 15, 2021 10:37 PM IST
The earthquake occurred at 7:23 pm on February 15 and its epicenter was 258 km south-southeast (SSE) of Portblair.
- Jun 03, 2020 09:30 PM IST
In the past few years, cyclones have caused heavy damages in various parts of our country, with eastern India suffering the most.
- Jun 03, 2020 06:34 PM IST
A global report on internal displacement has compiled the extent of damage caused and the number of people affected.
- May 20, 2020 01:38 PM IST
Cyclone Amphan, which has now turned into an ‘extremely severe storm’ may intensify further into a ‘super cyclonic storm’.
- Oct 20, 2018 04:30 PM IST
The state government had submitted a preliminary report to the Centre on the damage caused by the cyclone, seeking Rs 1,000 crore as interim assistance.
- Oct 05, 2018 07:31 PM IST
Here's a playlist of the best podcasts covering various events over the week.
- Aug 25, 2018 08:20 PM IST
A total of 42 types of relief materials, including rice, grains, medicines and essentials worth Rs 4 crore has also been sent.
- Aug 17, 2018 08:36 PM IST
Incursions into catchment areas of rivers that have dried up and mountainous areas have rendered settlements in their vicinity vulnerable to vagaries of nature.
- Jul 28, 2018 02:55 PM IST
Landslides and flooding in Thailand usually occur during the May-November rainy season.
- Jul 15, 2018 05:25 PM IST
According to preliminary information, a loose rock rolled down through the waterfall, killing four people on the spot and injuring 25.
- Oct 06, 2015 07:47 AM IST
With the Fed considering a rate hike that would be the first in nine years, he said it's not evident that monetary policy is too easy because inflation is so low and full employment is only starting to emerge.
- Sep 28, 2015 12:49 PM IST
The RBI is also likely to err on the side of caution as US interest rates are expected to rise by the end of this year for the first time since 2006, potentially putting pressure on emerging market currencies, including the rupee.
- Sep 25, 2015 09:24 PM IST
Six of the 10 nations most vulnerable to climate change in 2013 are in Asia-Pacific (Philippines, Cambodia, India, Pakistan, Lao PDR, Vietnam).
- Sep 23, 2015 11:53 AM IST
The US also commended India‘s leadership in evacuating foreign nationals including US citizens, from conflict in Yemen, as well as cooperation between the US and India on providing post-earthquake relief in Nepal.
- Sep 16, 2015 07:59 AM IST
The committee will put forth its report and recommendations in the cabinet meeting tomorrow and final decision on declaring scarcity in drought-hit talukas in the state will be taken soon, Khadse told reporters here.
- Sep 15, 2015 08:16 AM IST
Lower output in the main exporter of corn to Southeast Asia, at a time when the world is flush with Latin American and US supplies, should help underpin global prices of the grain that recently hit a 10-month low of USD 3.46-1/2 per bushel.
- Sep 14, 2015 10:13 PM IST
At present, 100 days of work is provided to rural job card holders under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). The decision has been taken after monsoon deficit today reached 16 across the country, which could affect kharif crops and rural income.
- Sep 11, 2015 07:50 AM IST
On a question about Nitish Kumar emerging as the most favoured candidate for the post of chief ministership, Modi termed it as "obvious" saying that it was natural for anybody who has been serving so long, to be seen as leading.
- Sep 03, 2015 07:09 PM IST
According to a senior official in the ministry, Modi received representations from some Indians residing in the UAE on his recent visit to the Arab country.
- Sep 03, 2015 08:06 AM IST
This would be the second straight year of drought- or drought-like conditions for only the fourth time in 115 years, which is another setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi struggling to win over political opposition to pass reforms and unshackle Asia's third-largest economy.
- Sep 01, 2015 12:20 PM IST
India's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 7 percent on-year in the April-June quarter, versus a 7.5 percent gain in the first three months of the year, dragged down by weak net exports.
- Sep 01, 2015 09:46 AM IST
Barack Obama told a meeting of foreign ministers in Alaska that the United States recognized it played a big part in raising the Earth's temperatures and "embraces our responsibility" to help fix the problem.