Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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Staggering Rise in Climate Disasters, Reveals UN Report

The first 20 years of this century have seen a staggering rise in climate disasters, a new UN report has revealed. The report, titled 'Human...

Punjab CM Directs Crack Down on Liquor Smuggling

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday directed the police department to crack down on all kinds of liquor smuggling, bootlegging and illicit distillation of...

Women Are Quicker At Decision Making During Emergency Than Men

Women are quicker to take cover or prepare to evacuate during an emergency, but often have trouble convincing the men in their life to...

Most Flood-prone State in India likely to be Aided by New Satellite Mapping

BHUBANESWAR, INDIA, Sept 30, 2016: Every year India's northeastern state of Bihar is deluged by floods that submerge roads, destroy homes and wash away crops,...

Lightning is a Bigger Killer than Earthquakes and Floods in India

In 2014, at least 2,582 people died in lightning strikes Victims of lightning isn’t recognized by the national-level official disaster relief policy for providing...

UN honors Rijiju for his efforts in Disaster Management

New Delhi: The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) on Tuesday designated union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju as Disaster...

Mountain states find common ground on disaster management, climate change

Itanagar: A unique three-day summit on sustainable development of mountain states in India, held in this Arunachal Pradesh capital, called for special steps for...

Call 112 for emergencies; TRAI recommends all purpose helpline number to government

By Newsgram Staff Writer Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has proposed an all purpose emergency helpline for India. The number 112 will serve similar...

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People Hesitant To Visit The Emergency In USA For Children

Nearly one in four families in the USA had said that they would be unlikely to bring their child to the emergency ward if...

UNEP Says There Is An Increase In Climate Litigations

Climate litigation cases have spiked in recent years, making the courtroom increasingly relevant to efforts to address climate change around the world, an UN...

Study Links Light Pollution And Preterm Birth

Light pollution, based on a direct measure of skyglow, could increase the likelihood of preterm birth, a new study suggests. The study, published in the...