26 May 2015
BEIJING: A fire at an aged care home in China's central Henan province killed 38 people on Monday, state media said, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety.The fire broke out late on Monday at a private nursing home in Lushan county, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday, citing local authorities.
26 May 2015
Mexico: 13 people died after a violent tornado hit northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna, said a government official. "Up to now 13 people have been officially confirmed dead," said Luis Felipe Puente on Monday, head of the Secretariat of the Interior's ( Segob) National Coordination for Civil Protection, via his personal Twitter account, Xinhua reported.
21 May 2015
Washington: US has praised India for its "remarkable" response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, describing the country's disaster management capabilities as sophisticated and advanced.
18 May 2015
Munich: The normally secretive family that owns BMW broke silence on Wednesday to laud the company's seamless management transition as rival German carmaker Volkswagen inspects the damage from a bitter leadership crisis.
17 May 2015
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has approached over six countries including UAE and the UK as part of its probe into suspected terror funding and hawala operations of late Iqbal Mirchi, a longtime associate of fugitive Pakistan-based don Dawood Ibrahim.
09 May 2015
New Delhi: Public accounts watchdog CAG pulled up the Defence Ministry on the issue of ammunition management in Army, saying acute shortage of ammunition was a serious cause of concern directly impairing the operational readiness of the force.
13 May 2015
Patna: The death toll in the two high intensity quakes that rattled Bihar on Tuesday rose to 19 Wednesday, with two more deaths reported from Vaishali and Siwan districts.
12 May 2015
New Delhi: Delhi Police has registered an FIR against founder of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) Arindam Chaudhuri based on a complaint by the University Grant Commission (UGC), which he has questioned while denying any wrong doing.
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.
27 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Amidst a marginal slide in its market share, life insurance giant Life Insurance Corporation has revamped its senior level management to improve performance by transferring as many as 40 executive directors early this month.