Himachal Pradesh: Need to Implement Disaster Management Plan Stressed

Shimla: Smt Sarojini Ganju Thakur, Additional Chief Secretary (Environment, Science & Technology) said that action needs to be taken at various levels to implement Disaster Management Plan in the State.


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Tue, 26/04/2011 - 14:09

India Launches Three Satellites

WAM New Delhi, Apr 20 (WAM)--The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched three satellites today. The primary mission of the launch was to put a sophisticated


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Thu, 21/04/2011 - 12:05

January 2010

Issue Date: 

Tue, 05/01/2010

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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. It was organized with support from UN-SPIDER. Although India is well-known for its space technology and applications, the need to assess its use in disaster management was articulated specifically by the State Disaster Management Authorities (SDMA).

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Tue, 02/02/2010 - 13:02


NASA Satellites drills down on India's Vanishing Water

Beneath northern India’s irrigated fields and densely populated cities of Jaiphur and New Delhi, the groundwater has been disappearing. Around the world, hydrologists, including Matt Rodell of NASA, have been hunting for it.

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Mon, 17/08/2009 - 21:10



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