27 Aug 2015
Aizawl: Heavy rains and landslides swept away three houses and damaged 70 graves in two cemeteries here, officials said today. Three houses were swept away by heavy rains and landslides in the capital city of Mizoram, while four vehicles were damaged in landslides last night, District Disaster Management Authority officials stated.
26 Aug 2015
Seoul: Flash floods caused by heavy rain killed 40 people in North Korea's northeastern border area over the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said today.
22 Aug 2015
Manila: Typhoon Goni slightly weakened today as it lashed the northern Philippines with strong rain and wind that set off landslides and flooded low-lying villages, leaving at least seven people dead and two others missing, officials said.
21 Aug 2015
Dehradun: After Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand has now made Nawazuddin Siddiqui's latest film 'Manjhi – The Mountain Man' tax-free in the state.
10 Aug 2015
Tokyo: A power plant operator said it will restart a reactor in southern Japan tomorrow, the first restart under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster and a milestone for the nation's return to nuclear power.
10 Aug 2015
Beijing: Typhoon Soudelor killed 14 people in Eastern China and four are missing after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century, according to a media report.
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.
07 Aug 2015
Yangon: Severe flood disaster in Myanmar has brought the death toll to as many as 88 and affected more than 3,33,000 people across the nation. The state has been facing the flood fury since June that has prompted a state of emergency for urgent relief efforts.
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.
17 Aug 2014
Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has allocated Rs 2.5 crore each for the development of infrastructural facilities in disaster-hit districts of the state.