14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Undertaking a visit to Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday promised to stand shoulder to shoulder with those suffering because of the cyclone, saying "their tragedy and grief is as much ours".
14 Oct 2014
Koraput: Road communication between Koraput in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, snapped due to blocking of NH-26 by uprooted trees during Cyclone Hudhud, has been restored.
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.
28 Dec 2015
Patna: Bihar government has decided to set up a super emergency operation centre armed with latest equipment and resources here and emergency operation centres in other districts of the state.
05 Feb 2016
Dehradun: Claiming that absence of rain for months in Uttarakhand destroyed crops on a large scale, opposition BJP yesterday asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to declare it a drought-stricken state.
17 Nov 2015
London: As many as 50 percent of all natural history specimens held in museums across the world could be wrongly named, according to a new study by researchers from Oxford University and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: India has taken initiative for the paradigm shift in disaster management from relief centric to a holistic one and drawing the best practices around the world to improve its system and processes for disaster management, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
02 May 2016
New Delhi: The state of Uttarakhand is in the news for the political crisis it has been facing, and the forest fire that has destroyed a huge area and killed many wild animals. But there are some perennial concerns that are central to the state that fails to get the attention that they deserve.
03 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Natural gas prices in India are likely to decline 16 percent next year before recovering gradually, but may not regain the current year rate till at least 2020.
09 Jan 2016
Patna: Bihar is the first state to draw a disaster risk reduction and management roadmap for 15 years to meet the challenges of natural calamities, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said yesterday.