Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: floods

Kerala floods: Some abnormal weather, but mostly a man-made calamity

It’s not just ‘nature’s fury’ which has led to this disaster – experts say most of the damage is due to poor land and river management.

Modi to visit Kerala to survey flood damage but more heavy rain predicted for 3-4 days

Kerala CMO issues alert asking those sending distress messages to put a date and time stamp on requests for better deployment of resources.

Kerala floods claim more than 100 lives in a single day

Fresh teams of the three armed forces and National Disaster Response Force have been rushed to Kerala for relief and rescue operations. Thiruvananthapuram: More than 100...

Photos of RSS workers helping Kerala flood victims are from Gujarat last year

Twitter users are falsely claiming Gujarat floods photos to be from Kerala to target Left. But RSS is working in Kerala.

As water levels rise, Yamuna becomes a tourist spot for curious Delhiites

Many, including mediapersons, are flocking to Old Yamuna Bridge, which has been made out of bounds for traffic in the wake of a flood warning.

BJP, Congress trying to cash in on their flood relief work in north Gujarat

Voters in north Gujarat’s Banaskantha, the worst affected district, came out with mixed reactions about BJP government’s relief efforts.

Talk Point: Why is flooding in Mumbai an annual feature & what’s the solution to it?

We asked experts why flooding in Mumbai is an annual feature and what's the solution to prevent it in future.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.