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<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> steps up vigil after Nepal quake

Uttarakhand steps up vigil after Nepal quake

28 Apr 2015

Dehradun :The state machinery in Uttarakhand has been sensitised towards disaster management and other procedures following last week-end's earthquake in neighbouring Nepal, an official said on Tuesday.

Nepal earthquake,   Uttarakhand steps,   Disaster management,   Chief Minister Harish Rawat,   Disaster Management and State Disaster Relief Force,   SDRF,   Latest state news ,  
Fresh tremors jolt various states, toll climbs to 62

Fresh tremors jolt various states, toll climbs to 62

26 Apr 2015

New Delhi: The tremors triggered by a strong 6.7-magnitude aftershock epicentred in Nepal on Sunday were experienced in West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Delhi for over 30 seconds at 12:42 PM. There were reports of people scurrying for safety in several cities and towns.

Earth quake in Nepal,   tremors,   aftershock,   Natural Disaster,  
Rs 61,220-crore allocated for state <strong>disaster</strong> relief fund for 2015-20: Centre

Rs 61,220-crore allocated for state disaster relief fund for 2015-20: Centre

28 Apr 2015

New Delhi: An allocation of Rs 61,220 crore has been made in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for the period 2015-20 for providing assistance to people affected by natural calamities, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

State disaster relief fund,   State Disaster Response fund,   SDRF,   Natural Calamities,   Lok Sabha,   MoS for Home Kiren Rijiju,   Disaster Management,  Ministry of Home Affairs,   Latest Nation News ,  
Nepal quake: GIC Re stares at Rs 1,000-crore claim payouts

Nepal quake: GIC Re stares at Rs 1,000-crore claim payouts

28 Apr 2015

Mumbai: As the death toll in the devastating earthquake in Nepal continues to rise, GIC Re, which is the largest re-insurer in the Himalayan nation, said the company is expecting to pay a whopping Rs 1,000-crore claim against the damages caused by this natural disaster.

Nepal quake,   GIC Re stares,   Claim payouts,   Earthquake,   Insurance Company,   Natural disaster,   Latest Business News,  
Lenskart faces flak for quake-linked product promotion

Lenskart faces flak for quake-linked product promotion

25 Apr 2015

New Delhi: As massive tremors rocked India and Nepal, e-retailer Lenskart sought to make the natural disaster into a promotional event by asking the customers to "shake it off" like the earthquake by buying its sunglasses.

Lenskart,   Nepal earthquake,   India earthquake,   Latest on earthquake,   Earthquake news,   Natural disaster,   Shake it off,   Sunglasses,  
Jamia Millia Islamia offers diploma course in <strong>disaster</strong> management

Jamia Millia Islamia offers diploma course in disaster management

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.

Jamia Millia Islamia,   Jamia Millia Islamia courses,   Jamia Millia Islamia new course,   disaster management course,   diploma course in disaster management,   Jamia Millia Islamia admissions 2015,   latest news,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> government announces Rs 25 crore additional relief for farmers

Uttarakhand government announces Rs 25 crore additional relief for farmers

02 May 2015

Dehradun:Uttarakhand government has announced an additional relief amount of Rs 25 crore for the farmers who suffered crop losses due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm in the state.

Uttarakhand government,   additional relief amount,   unseasonal rains,   farmers loss,   Chief Minister Harish Rawat ,   Agriculture department,   Latest state news,  
Government launches national <strong>disaster</strong> helpline 1078

Government launches national disaster helpline 1078

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.

National Disaster Helpline,   Relief Efforts ,   Earthquake in Nepal,   Tremors in India,   Rescue Operations,   Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar Latest Nation News ,  
<strong>Natural</strong> insect repellent to cut pesticide use

Natural insect repellent to cut pesticide use

27 Apr 2015

London:  Using novel biochemical techniques, British scientists have recreated a natural insect repellent that can help avoid the use of chemical pesticides and save plants from pest attack.

natural insect,   insect repellent,   pesticide,   pesticide use,   biochemical use,   Latest science news ,  
US sending <strong>disaster</strong> response team to Nepal

US sending disaster response team to Nepal

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.

US disaster response team,   Nepal earthquake,   Nepal rescue,   US Nepal relations ,  

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