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Srirangam Temple This temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil literature canon of the Alvar saints from the 6th–9th centuries CE and is dedicated to Vishnu. It is one of the most illustrious temples in India.

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The 1970 Bhola cyclone was a devastating tropical cyclone that struck then East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh) and India's West Bengal on November 12, 1970. It remains the deadliest tropical cyclone ever recorded and one of the deadliest natural disasters in modern times. Up to 500,000 people lost their lives in the storm, primarily as a result of the storm surge

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The 50 Most Famous Disaster Photographs - The Bhola Cyclone

The Bhola Cyclone - 1970 Location: Bangladesh Casualties: 500,000 The Bhola cyclone over Bangladesh and India was both the deadliest cyclone ever and is still one of the worst recorded natural disasters. At first, the photo looks like a nice aerial view of a tropical island, until you notice the uprooted palm tree laying in the middle of the pond.

An Indian woman mourns the death of her relative (L) who was killed in the…

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20 Amazing Photos of Natural Disasters

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred on Sunday, December 26, 2004 with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Asian nations 'face greatest natural disaster risk'

Emerging economies in Asia, including India and the Philippines, face the greatest financial risk from natural disasters, an analysis suggests.

Buddha Head at Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand. The sacred city, the sacked city, Ayuthaya is complexly intertwined with Thai nationalism and religion. As the former royal capital, Ayuthaya earned the emerging Thai nation a place among the great empires of Southeast Asia, and placement on the map used by the international merchants sailing between India and China during the era of the trade winds Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thailand/ayuthaya-province/ayutthaya#ixzz3CGcbLZZM

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from the Guardian

India crippled by extreme weather as 100 million exposed to floods

Ranked top in a list of populations most at risk from natural disasters, India must find solutions to make its economy less exposed

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from Mail Online

Indian journalist who filed a report from a flooded disaster area while sitting on another man's shoulders is fired

TV reporter Narayan Pargaien has come under fire for filming a report from a disaster region while sitting on the shoulders of a victim of the floods in India

In a developing country like India, there are enough disaster management opportunities to take care of any small to moderate natural calamity. The recent Nepal earthquakes gave a similar scare to the Kolkata #RealEstate market. It not only effected the ongoing or unsold projects, but it also scared investors from investing in new projects in Kolkata. The #Kolkata #Property #Price #Trends changed overnight with such an event.