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RBI rates unchanged as rains hit food prices

The Reserve Bank of India in its first monetary policy statement for the new financial year 2015-16 has not changed both the repo rate and the cash reserve ratio (CRR) due to increased food prices

Morning briefing: Army, Navy out in Chennai, more rains likely next 4 days

The Army, the Navy and the National Disaster Response Force are out in Chennai to rescue people from their flooded homes. Schools have been forced to close and exams have been postponed at least fo

Unseasonal rains damage crops in north India

Five months of regular hard work of farmers went down the drain when heavy rainfall lashed northern India over the weekend. Unseasonal rains and hailstorm in past 36 hours (Started late on Friday a

Boats deployed in Chennai after torrential rains

Boats were deployed in some Chennai localities including Kotturpuram and Manapakkam, which were worst hit areas during

Everything you need to know about rainwater harvesting

Eleven states in the country are hit by drought this year. And, ironically, almost all states face the problem of water logging during monsoon. What if we can stop the surface run off and use this

Chennai continues to be thirsty

 A thirsty Chennai hopes for rains to get some respite. Though there was a downpour for more than a week, the four reservoirs that supply drinking water to Chennai have low level of water.

As rains batter Maharashtra, state on red and orange alert

Severe rains battered Raigad, Thane, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Satara regions of Maharashtra with rains in Ratnagiri district breaking the 40-year record. As rivers in these districts crossed warning

Maharashtra flood situation grim, rescue works on

At least 79 people were killed and 56 were missing as the flood situation in Maharashtra remained grim on Saturday. Torrential rainfall in various parts of the state, coinciding with high tides and

Maharashtra floods: On-ground R&R hampered by VIP visits, say Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party president and senior leader Sharad Pawar has appealed to political leaders in the state not to visit the flood ravaged areas of Maharashtra as it diverts attentio

Visionary Talk: Arvind Sawant, Member of Parliament with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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