Chennai floods

Chennai floods: Insurers settle over 30,000 claims

Nearly four months after Tamil Nadu saw devastating floods, insurance companies have seen claims of over Rs 5,500 to Rs 6,000 crore.

Jayalalithaa seeks Rs 2,000 cr more for flood relief

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa on Sunday requested Union finance minister Arun Jaitley to sanction an additional Rs 2,000 crore immediately to enable the state government to sustain the vigour of the restoration operations.

FM Arun Jaitley calls for need to bring large population under insurance cover

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday emphasised the need to bring large section of the population under insurance cover.

Chennai floods, the aftermath

According to the Auto Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), more than 50% of the employees have lost their homes and objects. Production has slowed down.

Chennai floods to impact margins by 100-120 bps in Q3: Mphasis

IT firm Mphasis has said its margins will take a hit of up to 120 basis points in the December quarter owing to recent floods in Chennai.

Chennai floods: The recent tragedy is a lesson for future, says Arun Jaitley

Distributing loans and financial assistance to the affected here, Arun Jaitley said his visit has come to the city when it was facing "challenging times."

Flood Disasters: Chennai a snooze alarm

Disasters like the Chennai floods leading to loss of life and property could repeat itself if we do not wake up to our current needs of urban planning, which play a major role in mitigating losses

Renault-Nissan donates Rs 1crore for Tamil Nadu flood relief

The Renault-Nissan Alliance today donated Rs 1 crore to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund towards relief and rehabilitation efforts in the wake of Chennai floods.

Defence forces’ role in Chennai floods commendable: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today lauded the role of defence forces during the Chennai deluge, saying the coordination between the Army and Air Force was commendable.

Chennai floods: Insurers look at Rs 200 cr claims for 8 private jets

Chennai floods: General insurance companies are likely to receive claims worth around Rs 200 crore from the owners of eight corporate jets that have been partly damaged by recent floods in Tamil Nadu.

Inside track

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is keen to project himself beyond the capital’s borders. Recently, the AAP leader had an informal interaction with journalists covering Parliament. He wanted feedback on how he is viewed

Chennai weather: Flipkart resumes deliveries

With flood situation in the city having improved, e-commerce major Flipkart said it has resumed delivery operations.

Deluge threat rising, India to get its first flood peril model

Globally, such models provide flood insurance studies, flood insurance rates, and maps.

Production loss of around 15% due to Chennai floods: SIAM

Domestic auto industry has taken a production hit of around 15 per cent due to unprecedented rains in Tamil Nadu as operations of various automakers, including BMW, Ford and Hyundai, were hit during the period.

Chennai floods: DMK chief Karunanidhi calls on Guv, seeks probe in ‘delayed’ dam opening

DMK chief Karunanidhi today called on Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah and submitted a memorandum, seeking a judicial inquiry by a sitting High Court judge over 'delayed' release of excess water from Chembarambakkam dam, alleged


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