28 Jul 2013
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government is yet to implement its Water Management and Regulatory Act, 2013, which experts claim could mitigate natural disasters.
03 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Vision is one of the boons of a human body. A life without eyes is something we can't even imagine of. Though spectacles might be in fashion, nobody wants to have a weak or blurry eyesight.
29 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Hitting back, BJP today targeted Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his "silence" on the party's 15-year rule in Assam during his campaign in the poll- bound state and said leaders were leaving the party because they had no "faith" in his leadership.
28 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Making a veiled attack on Rahul Gandhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the Congress' decline is due to problems of its leadership and compared it to an 'obsolete car' manufacturer who could survive in the past due to monopoly but not now.
16 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought dismissal of the Congress government in Uttarakhand while accusing it of failing to carry out its duty of handing over bodies to the next of kin and not undertaking rehabilitation works even a year after the flash flood tragedy in the hill state.
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 Dec 2015
Tokyo: Japan today displayed a pair of two- legged humanoid robots that can operate in harsh conditions as the country prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions prepares for the next catastrophe.
02 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Popularly known as the 'Black Friday', Bhopal gas tragedy left the world shocked with over 5000 deaths and thousands injured permanently and partially. Considered to be the dreadliest industrial disaster, Bhopal gas tragedy came as a lesson for the world and especially for India to keep a tab on the safety standards of the chemical factories.
10 Jul 2013
Apart from the death and devastation that it brought in its wake, the Uttarakhand disaster has brought to the fore the ugly side of politics, the complete lack of civility and decency in inter-party relations and regional politics in its most repulsive form. While at the national level one sees a complete lack of decorum in the exchanges between the Congress Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party when the entire country is in mourning over the tragic loss of lives in this state a fortnight ago, the people have also come face to face with an obnoxious form of regionalism that poses a grave danger to the national unity and the feeling of oneness.
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.