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Rajnath announces medal for <strong>disaster</strong> response forces

Rajnath announces medal for disaster response forces

19 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a "disaster response medal" for the forces involved in disaster management in India.

Rajnath Singh,   medal for disaster response forces,   disaster management,   Home Minister,   BJP,   security forces,  
<strong>Disaster</strong> response robots to discern between humans and rubble

Disaster response robots to discern between humans and rubble

28 Oct 2014

Washington: Researchers have developed a new algorithm that allows robots to differentiate between humans and debris while carrying out search and rescue operations following a natural disaster.

Disaster,   robots,   rubble,   algorithm,   rescue operations,   natural disaster,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> should have got a Union Cabinet berth: Rawat

Uttarakhand should have got a Union Cabinet berth: Rawat

19 Nov 2014

Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday said Uttarakhand should have been given representation in the Union Cabinet but expressed confidence that Narendra Modi government will continue UPA's "policy of sympathy" towards Himalayan states especially Uttarakhand which was ravaged by unprecedented floods last year.

Uttarakhand,   Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,   Cabinet berth,   Modi government,   Narendra Modi,   Union Cabinet,  
Uttarkhand government lacks will to fight corruption: Khanduri

Uttarkhand government lacks will to fight corruption: Khanduri

20 Nov 2014

Dehradun: In a scathing attack on Congress government in Uttarakhand, former chief minister B C Khanduri on Thursday alleged that it was trying to make Lokayukta "toothless and ineffective" with the new legislation and lacked the will to fight corruption.

Uttarkhand government,   corruption,   Congress,   Uttarakhand,   B C Khanduri,   Lokayukta bill,   legislation,   Parliament,   Lokpal bill,  
We cannot force Centre to take quick decisions: SC to J-K government

We cannot force Centre to take quick decisions: SC to J-K government

18 Nov 2014

New Delhi: The Supreme Court made it clear to the Jammu and Kashmir government that it cannot force the Centre to take quick decisions on its demand for Rs 44,000 crore for relief and rehabilitation of flood victims.

H L Dattu,   A K Sikri,   Finance Ministry,   State Disaster Management Authority,   SDMA,   Jammu and Kashmir government ,  
One killed in Meghalaya landslide

One killed in Meghalaya landslide

06 Oct 2014

Shillong: One person was killed when his car was buried in the debris following a heavy landslide in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya which left several thousand people stranded for long hours, police said on Monday.

Landslide in Meghalaya,   natural calamity,   landslide,   natural disaster,  
Oil Ministry to move Cabinet to allow private firm in CBM mining

Oil Ministry to move Cabinet to allow private firm in CBM mining

17 Nov 2014

New Delhi: After allowing Coal India Ltd to produce natural gas from coal seams (CBM), the Oil Ministry is proposing to give licence to other public and private sector firms to produce CBM from their existing coal mines.

Coal India,   Natural gas,   Coal seams,   CBM,   Oil Ministry,   Private sector,   Coal mines ,  
Rahul Gandhi to visit Koraput today

Rahul Gandhi to visit Koraput today

20 Oct 2014

Koraput (Odisha): Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Maoist-affected Koraput district of Odisha today to take stock of areas affected by Cyclone Hudhud.

Rahul Gandhi,   visit Koraput,   Congress,   cyclone,   cyclonic storms,   natural calamity,   natural disaster,   ,  
Andhra Pradesh: Relief operations in full swing

Andhra Pradesh: Relief operations in full swing

17 Oct 2014

Visakhapatnam: Relief operations are in full swing in Visakhapatnam and other parts of north coastal Andhra that was battered by severe cyclonic storm Hudhud last Sunday.

Relief operations,   cyclone-hit Andhra,   Andhra Pradesh,   cyclone,   cyclonic storm,   natural calamity,   natural disaster,  
Meghalaya flood toll rises to 59, many still missing

Meghalaya flood toll rises to 59, many still missing

07 Oct 2014

Shillong: The toll in the flash floods and landslides in Meghalaya has risen to 59 with the recovery of one more body. Three people are still missing, an official said on Tuesday.

Meghalaya flood toll,   natural calamity,   natural disaster,   flood,  

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