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Uttarakhand fire: Affected areas down by over 70 percent, says NDRF

Uttarakhand fire: Affected areas down by over 70 percent, says NDRF

02 May 2016

New Delhi: Latest satellite imageries of Uttarakhand have reported that the forest fire has gone out in over 70 percent of the affected areas, even as the NDRF has deployed over 130 personnel to tackle the massive blaze.

Uttarakhand Fire,   Forest Fires,   Uttarakhand Forest Fire,   NDRF,   National Disaster Response Force,   Uttarakhand,   Indian Air Force,   IAF,   Latest States News,  
Uttarakhand forest fire: <strong>Disaster</strong> management teams deployed across region

Uttarakhand forest fire: Disaster management teams deployed across region

30 Apr 2016

Dehradun: Major forest fires raged today across Uttarakhand even as three teams of NDRF were deployed in Almora, Gauchar and Pauri and one team of SDRF in Nainital to extinguish the flames.

Uttarakhand Forest Fires,   Uttarakhand NDRF Operation,   Forest Fire,   Uttarakhand Fire,   Uttarakhand SDRF Operation,   Latest States News ,  
Hillsborough football <strong>disaster</strong>: Fans killed unlawfully, jury concludes

Hillsborough football disaster: Fans killed unlawfully, jury concludes

27 Apr 2016

Warrington: The 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough football stadium disaster were unlawfully killed, a jury concluded yesterday, finding Britain's worst sporting tragedy was partly down to police errors.

Hillsborough football disaster,   Liverpool football tragedy,   Hillsborough stadium,   Liverpool,   Soccer news,   Sports news ,  
Kiren Rijiju terms flyover collapse as '<strong>disaster</strong>'; assures all help

Kiren Rijiju terms flyover collapse as 'disaster'; assures all help

31 Mar 2016

New Delhi: Terming the collapse of an under construction flyover in Kolkata as a 'disaster', the Centre today assured the West Bengal government all help in rescuing trapped people from the debris and said a report from the state will give a clear picture on how the tragedy had happened.

Kiren Rijiju,   Kolkata Bridge tragedy,   Mamata Banerjee,   CPM,   Rijiju on Bridge fall,   Latest India news,  
Twitter may help monitor <strong>disaster</strong> damage in real time

Twitter may help monitor disaster damage in real time

12 Mar 2016

Washington: Social networks such as Twitter may be used for monitoring, assessing and even predicting damage caused by natural disasters in just a few hours, a new study has found.

Twitter,   Social media,   Twitter monitor,   Disaster damage in real time,   Latest lifestyle news,  
Kolkata flyover collapse: Rajnath Singh directs NDRF to engage all resources

Kolkata flyover collapse: Rajnath Singh directs NDRF to engage all resources

31 Mar 2016

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today directed the NDRF to engage all its resources for rescue of those trapped under the debris of an under-construction bridge which collapsed in Kolkata.

Kolkata Flyover Collaps,   Flyover Collaps,   NDRF,   National Disaster Response Force,   Rajnath Singh,   Latest Nation News ,  
<strong>Kedarnath</strong> shrine reopens for devotees

Kedarnath shrine reopens for devotees

05 May 2014

Dehradun: Sacred portals of the Kedarnath temple were reopened to devotees amid elaborate rituals early on Sunday morning, about a year after the Himalayan shrine was marred by flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded.

Kedarnath shrine,   Kedarnath reopens,   Kedarnath temple,   Himalayan shrine,   Kedarnath disaster,   Char Dham yatra,  
Twitter can help gauge damage by natural disasters, reveals research

Twitter can help gauge damage by natural disasters, reveals research

12 Mar 2016

Hurricane Sandy caused more damage than any other storm in US history, with an economic impact in the region of USD 50,000 million. Hundreds of millions of geo-located tweets making reference to this topic were collected from 50 metropolitan areas in the US.

Twitter disaster management,   Twitter,   Hurricane Sandy,   Latest tech news ,  
Portals of <strong>Kedarnath</strong> closed for winter

Portals of Kedarnath closed for winter

05 Nov 2013

Dehradun: Chants of Vedic hymns reverberated in the air amid light snowfall as the sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath, which bore the brunt of the June calamity in Uttarakhand, were closed on Tuesday for winter.

Kedarnath,   Kedarnath shrine,   Himalayan shrine Kedarnath,   Kedarnath disaster,   Bagesh Ling,  
Zimbabwe declares 'state of <strong>disaster</strong>' over drought

Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought

06 Feb 2016

Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe yesterday declared a 'state of disaster' in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with 26 percent of the population facing food shortages.

Zimbabwe,   Zimbabwe drought,   Drought conditions in Zimbabwe,   Latest World News,  

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