03 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Fertilisers Association of India (FAI) demanded allocation of domestic natural gas to make fertilisers without any distinction of products.
01 Sep 2014
Beijing: Eleven coal miners went missing after a rain-triggered landslide hit a county in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on Monday. The landslide occurred when employees with the Yongfa coal mine in Yunyang County, were transferring from their dormitory to a safe location after torrential rains lashed the area.
01 Sep 2014
Tokyo:Around 2.35 million people on Monday took part in a government disaster drill in Japan, hoping to prevent a catastrophe when the quake-prone country is hit by another natural disaster.
02 Sep 2014
Beijing: Eight people were killed and 24 others went missing after rainstorms and landslides hit China's southwestern Chongqing Municipality.
17 Aug 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has allocated Rs 2.5 crore each for the development of infrastructural facilities in disaster-hit districts of the state.
31 Aug 2014
London: Pomegranate has many health benefits, and it can do wonders for one's skin too.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, on Wednesday emphasised on the strengthening of civil defence organisation in an effort to avert any natural disaster in future.
11 Aug 2014
Beijing: To prevent natural disasters and to monitor crops, China on Sunday launched remote sensing satellite Yaogon XX.
27 Aug 2014
United Nations: Adopting a critical tone, India has told the UN Security Council that ‘imposing solutions’ from outside on nations for conflict prevention is a ‘recipe for instant disaster’ and an ‘interventionist trend’ can exacerbate conflict between and within countries.
16 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Seven persons including a woman were killed here when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers in the wee hours of the day, taking the toll to 24 in rain-related incidents in two days in Uttarakhand.