IPO drought ends in Pakistan with record year ahead
“IPOs will always be active when the stock market is performing and company valuations are good,” Arif Habib’s Chief Executive Officer Shahid Ali Habib said in Karachi.
No drought of funds for flood relief in Karnataka as government hikes compensation for victims
While the Centre allows states to give 3,800 a...
India's rice exports could jump 42% to record highs due to drought in Thailand
Higher shipments from India, the world's biggest rice exporter...
Seed-stage deals are sprouting even in Covid drought
WaterBridge Ventures, Chiratae Ventures, SAIF Partners and Orios Venture Partners have continued to pursue seed-stage deals over the last two months, when most investors put away their cheque books.
Rising floods, droughts & storms may hit India's food security, public health: First official report on climate change
The report says that the Mumbai region is highly vulnerable to climate change due to sea-level rise, storm surge and extreme precipitation. The coastal city of Kolkata is also prone to flooding due to extreme rainfall activities associated with tropical cyclones.
From water to aggregate supplies, 'Jal Kranti' in drought-prone Vidarbha villages
A brain child of Union minister Nitin Gadkari, 'Jal Kranti' initiative has also made the villages supply aggregates for highway construction. Farmer suicides are a thing of the past and no more dependence on water tankers for drinking water needs, according to the villagers.
Startup founders see VC funding drought
The report maps the sentiment prevailing in the startup ecosystem, in a survey conducted of 100 founders and senior industry leaders.
Thailand's tourist drought leaves space for shy sea mammal
Drone video footage released by the department of national parks shows a 30-strong herd of dugongs on Wednesday off Libong island in Trang province. They were feeding on sea grass and occasionally surfaced to breathe.
Sharad Pawar to lead MPs’ delegation to PM seeking relief for rain-hit farmers
The distressed farmers are seeking relief from the government. Some of them said that the situation has turned so bad that if the government doesn’t come forward with a relief package, they will not be able even to take up sowing for the Rabi crops.
Gadkari suggests formation of state water grid in Maharashtra to overcome recurring floods
In a letter dated October 14 to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, his cabinet colleagues and MP Sharad Pawar, the Road Transport and Highways Minster sought early decision of the state government on this issue, followed by actions thereon.
Monsoon withdrawal delayed further: IMD
The monsoon’s withdrawal this year will be among the most delayed in recorded history, the weather office said on Friday.
Data Drought: India behind the curve in publishing covid figures
Currently, the Union health ministry releases statistics on the total number of confirmed cases every day, including fatalities and those who have recovered. Also available on its website are a state-wise breakdown of cases.
Declare "wet drought" in Maharashtra: Aaditya Thackeray to governor
Asked about the delay in government formation in Maharashtra after the October 21 elections, Aaditya said his party has given all authority in the matter to Sena chief and his father Uddhav Thackeray. The Sena delegation included Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde, who was earlier in the day elected the party leader in the state legislature.
Rajasthan govt declares 1,388 villages in four districts as 'Drought-affected'
As per the notification, 131 villages of Barmer district have been declared as 'severely drought-affected' and 92 villages as 'moderately drought-affected' while 632 villages of Jaisalmer district have been declared as 'severe' and 40 villages are 'moderately drought-affected'.
From drought to deluge: Monsoon begins retreat after extended stay
October 9 withdrawal marks most delayed departure; season saw many rain records being drowned.