Kerala Flood: Rahul speaks to ...

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New Delhi, Aug 16 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Kerala flood situation, urging the latter to increase the deployment of Army and Navy in the southern state.
Kerala flood situation : More rain and more deaths as Centre pre...
Thiruvanthapuram/Kochi/New Delhi, Aug 16 (IBNS) : The flood situation in Kerala remained critical as rains continued to pour pour down heavily leading to flooding of dams and rivers and triggering fresh landslides causing 12 fresh deaths on Thursday and forced collapse of the public transport system and train services  in many areas and suspension of Kochi metro , media reports said.
Kerala flood : Kochi airport shut till Saturday as calamity conti...
Kochi, Aug 15 (IBNS) : Suspension of air services in Kerala's Kochi airport has been extended till Saturday afternoon as the runways and the  parking area were flooded with a vast part of the state ravaged by incessant rain and release of excess water from the dams, reports said.
Fears for food security and the future of farming families, as Fa...
New York, Aug 15 (IBNS): An “invasive pest” that devours more than 80 different plant species, including many staple crops, could threaten the food security and livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers in Asia, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Tuesday.
NASA finds Amazon drought leaves long legacy of damage
Washington, Aug 13 (IBNS): A single season of drought in the Amazon rainforest can reduce the forest's carbon dioxide absorption for years after the rains return, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.
6.4 earthquake hits Alaska, no casualty
Washington, Aug 13 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit a remote part of Alaska on Sunday, as per US Geological Survey.
Earth at risk of entering a hothouse climate: Study
Sydney, Aug 11(IBNS): An international study has found the Earth is at risk of entering a hothouse climate that could lead to global average temperatures of up to five degrees Celsius higher than pre-industrial temperatures and long-term rises in the sea level of between 10 and 60 metres.
U of T scientists draw new connections between climate change and...
Toronto, Aug 10 (IBNS): It happened once before, and it could happen again.
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