26 May 2015
BEIJING: A fire at an aged care home in China's central Henan province killed 38 people on Monday, state media said, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety.The fire broke out late on Monday at a private nursing home in Lushan county, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday, citing local authorities.
21 May 2015
Washington: US has praised India for its "remarkable" response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, describing the country's disaster management capabilities as sophisticated and advanced.
23 Apr 2015
Dehradun: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Thursday to begin on Friday his trek to the revered and ancient Kedarnath shrine in the lower Himalayas.
24 Apr 2015
Dehradun: The gates of the ancient Kedarnath shrine were thrown open for devotees amid elaborate rituals early Friday morning.
13 May 2015
Patna: The death toll in the two high intensity quakes that rattled Bihar on Tuesday rose to 19 Wednesday, with two more deaths reported from Vaishali and Siwan districts.
23 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will undertake a yatra to Kedarnath on Thursday trekking 18 kms up into the Uttarkhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple which faced the brunt of flash-floods two years ago and has since been spruced up.
08 May 2015
Mumbai: A Raipur-bound IndiGo plane from Kolkata carrying 167 passengers, including the Delhi Daredevils IPL team, vacated the runway in the "nick of time" as another flight, a Jet Airways plane from Mumbai had landed on the same runway by that time, avoiding a possible mishap, sources said.
27 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India on Monday launched a national disaster helpline 1078 as it intensified relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Nepal by deploying more aircraft and military helicopters which have brought back over 5,400 people from the Himalayan nation.
26 Apr 2015
Washington: The US is sending a disaster response team to earthquake-hit Nepal and has authorised an initial USD 1 million to address the immediate needs in the country.
01 May 2015
New Delhi: The Jamia Millia Islamia is starting a diploma course in disaster management from the current academic session 2015-16, the university said in a statement on Thursday.