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Five points about Maharashtra’s recent unseasonal rains

From political impact to demands for loan waiver --- here's why the recent rains and hailstorm will be a talking point in the upcoming assembly session

Navi Mumbai, India - Sept. 27, 2023:Heavy Rains lashes at Koperkharne in Navi Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, September 27, 2023. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 04, 2023 05:03 PM IST

Amidst of drought situation, Pune stares at possible water crisis

s compared to last year, there is 1.97 thousand Million Cubic Feet (TMC) less water in four dams supplying water to Pune city as of December 3, 2023

After rabbi rotation, which is over in February 2024, PMC might have to take review and if necessary, they should have to impose water cuts. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 04, 2023 05:30 AM IST
BySiddharth Gadkari

‘Nothing pending from Centre to Karnataka’: FM Sitharaman over Cong govt charges

She said because PM Modi has been Chief Minister of a state for more than 10 years, he knows what it is for states to get their money in time.

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (ANI)
Published on Dec 01, 2023 10:40 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Why the fires in Hawaii have been so bad

Fires need dry fuel and high winds, and both were in plentiful supply

In this photo provided by the Maui Fire Department, firefighters work to extinguish a wildfire in Kihei, Hawaii on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023. The Maui Fire Department fully contained and extinguished the small fire that broke out during a warning that gusty winds and low humidity posed a risk that fires could spread rapidly in the western parts of the Hawaiian islands. (Rylan Yatsushiro/ Maui Fire Department via AP)(AP)
Published on Nov 27, 2023 10:13 AM IST
The Economist

Karnataka CM writes to Union Min Tomar, requests early release of NDRF funds

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has requested financial assistance from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to address severe drought conditions in the state.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah (PTI)
Published on Nov 16, 2023 10:27 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S
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