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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 Sep 2014
Dehradun: A new community radio went on air in Uttarakhand to disseminate information to two lakh people in 200 remote villages in the disaster–prone Rudraprayag district.
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.
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.