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ESCAP launches Asia-Pacific mechanism on drought monitoring and early warning

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), launched in to service a Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Drought Monitoring and Early War

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 16/09/2010 - 16:26
latitude: 
13.7234
longitude: 
100.476

ISRO Launches Gagan Satellite Navigation System

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched the GPS-supported Geo Augmented Navigation (Gagan) satellite navigation system to aid Indian air traffic, the organization announced Aug.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 16/08/2010 - 15:29
latitude: 
20.5937
longitude: 
78.9629

Flood in India

On 6 August 2010, at least 80 people were killed and more than 200 injured when heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides in the frontier town of Leh, police said.

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Name: 
Flood in India
Region: 
India's Himalayan, India
Occurance Date: 
06/08/2010
latitude: 
33.4794
longitude: 
-111.696

ISRO successfully launches CARTOSAT-2B alongside four other satellites

SRIHARIKOTA: In a textbook launch, India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Monday successfully placed into orbit remote sensing satellite Cartosat-2B and four other satellites after a perf

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 12/07/2010 - 17:48
latitude: 
13.7199
longitude: 
80.2304

Flood in India

Monsoon rains triggered major flooding in northeastern India, submerging hundreds of villages and forcing thousands of people to abandon.

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Name: 
Flood in India
Region: 
India
Occurance Date: 
01/07/2010
latitude: 
20.5937
longitude: 
78.9629

Tropical Cyclone in India

A cyclone intensified over the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday, forcing a southern Indian oilfield to shut and cut its gas output, and the evacuation of some 50,000 people in the region, officials said.

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Name: 
Tropical Cyclon in India
Region: 
India
Occurance Date: 
20/05/2010
latitude: 
16.1844
longitude: 
81.1349

ISRO to launch Cartosat-2B on May 9

India's advanced, high-resolution remote-sensing satellite Cartosat-2B would be launched on May 9 at 9.23 am from Sriharikota spaceport, ISRO said today.

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Thu, 29/04/2010 - 10:52
latitude: 
13.0194
longitude: 
77.6438

Severe Storm in India

A storm in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal has killed 31 people and destroyed 50,000 homes.

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Name: 
Severe Storm in India
Region: 
West Bengal State, India
Occurance Date: 
14/04/2010
latitude: 
25.6119
longitude: 
88.1287

'Jugnu' nano-satellite

 “Jugnu”, is a new nano-satellite developed by the IIT Kanpur in association with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 09/03/2010 - 11:35
latitude: 
13.0369
longitude: 
77.566

UN-SPIDER mission to India

1 February 2010 - The workshop on "Space Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction" at the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) of India took place from 11 to 13 January 2010.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 02/02/2010 - 13:02
latitude: 
28.6247
longitude: 
77.2472