'Monsoon good so far, govt still ready with contingency plan'

The government is ready with a contingency plan despite an above normal monsoon so far, and Agriculture Ministry has been asked to take care of any situation if rains remain deficient going forward, Minister of Science & Technology Y S Chowdary said Wednesday.

WHO team to inspect Ebola prevention in Bahrain

A World Health Organisation (WHO) team will embark on a visit to Bahrain Sunday to assess its readiness to deal with the Ebola disease, a Bahraini health official said Saturday.

Amarinder seeks contingency plan for agriculture

Expressing concern over the drought-like situation prevailing in Punjab in view of "poor" monsoon, Congress Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Amarinder Singh on Monday asked the state government to draw up a contingency plan to save agriculture.

Scanty rainfall: BJP for contingency plan in UP

The BJP Friday urged the Uttar Pradesh government to prepare a contingency plan for farmers in the wake of the delayed monsoon and prediction of scanty rainfall.

Contingency plan in place in case of poor rainfall: Karnataka government

Karnataka government on Thursday said it has put in place a contingency plan for implementation in the event of a poor rainfall this year.

Government alert, preparing for subnormal monsoon: President

The new government is "alert" about the possibility of a below-normal monsoon this year and is preparing contingency plans, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday.

Contingency plan for 320 drought affected districts ready: Govt

The government said it has prepared contingency plans for 320 districts where monsoon rains have been poor, amidst fears of a 20 per cent shortfall in rains in August-September.

Oil spill contingency plan be activated at Mumbai coast: NCP

NCP today demanded that the plan for
implementation and co-ordination of oil spill response
activities in the event of such incidents at sea be activated
at the earliest.