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Cyclone forces evacuation of thousands in Bangladesh

Cyclone forces evacuation of thousands in Bangladesh

31 Jul 2015

Dhaka: A cyclone set to hit the Bangladesh coast later on yesterday already killed three people and forced the evacuation of thousands from mainly poor fishing communities, police and other officials said.

cyclone,   Cyclone Komen,   Bangladesh,   evacuation,   natural disaster,   storm,   Latest World News,  
Landslides due to torrential rains kill 33 people in Nepal

Landslides due to torrential rains kill 33 people in Nepal

31 Jul 2015

Kathmandu: At least 33 people, including 13 women, were killed yesterday and over 20 others reported missing after landslides triggered by torrential rains swept away houses across Nepal, already devastated due to a massive temblor in April and the subsequent aftershocks.

landslides,   Kathmandu,   Nepal,   torrential rains,   earthquake in Nepal,   Laxmi Dhakal,   natural disaster,   Latest World News,  
Woman IFS officer attacked for checking illegal mining in <strong>Uttrakhand</strong>

Woman IFS officer attacked for checking illegal mining in Uttrakhand

04 May 2015

Dehradun: A woman IFS officer and her team were allegedly attacked for trying to stop illegal mining in Rampur area of Nainital district, police said on Monday.

Woman IFS officer,   Checking illegal mining,   Mining Mafia,   Rampur area,   Nainital district,   Latest States News,  
World's richest Arab man to give Rs 2.03 lakh crore fortune to charity

World's richest Arab man to give Rs 2.03 lakh crore fortune to charity

02 Jul 2015

London: A Saudi Arabian billionaire is planning to give his entire USD 32-billion (Rs 2.03 lakh crore) fortune to charity, media reported. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, said he wanted to donate to groups that promote health and help with disaster relief, it said.

Worlds Richest Arab man,   Prince Alwaleed bin Talal,   Saudi Arabian billionaire,   charity,   disaster relief charity,   health promotion,   latest world news,  
We had lost all hopes of returning home, says a pilgrim

We had lost all hopes of returning home, says a pilgrim

25 Jun 2013

Madhu Pandey of Faridabad, one of the pilgrims who had gone to Kedarnath with her husband Mathura Prasad, brother-in-law Vinod and his wife Vimla, shares the nightmare she had to live through in the Uttarakhand devastation. Though she returned safe and sound, she still shivers thinking about the entire Uttarakhand deluge.

Uttrakhand disaster,   Kedarnath,   Gauri Kunth,   Sonprayag,   Uttrakhand mishap,  
India's <strong>disaster</strong> management capabilities quite advanced: US

India's disaster management capabilities quite advanced: US

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.

India disaster management,   Nepal earthquake,   disaster management,   Nisha Desai Biswal,   Latest world news ,  
Defence Ministry raises Rs 500 crore bill for flood assistance to J&K

Defence Ministry raises Rs 500 crore bill for flood assistance to J&K

29 Jun 2015

Srinagar: The Defence Ministry has raised a bill of Rs 500 crore for its assistance to Jammu and Kashmir government for carrying out relief and rescue operations during the floods that battered the valley last year.

Defence Ministry,   Fund bill for flood,   Fund for Jammu and Kashmir,   Jammu and Kashmir government,   NDRF,   National Disaster Relief Fund,   Latest States News,  
Dev Bhoomi’s shame: Women molested, some go missing

Dev Bhoomi’s shame: Women molested, some go missing

22 Jun 2013

As if the natural disaster and consequent mayhem was not enough, the pilgrims stuck in Kedarnath, were in for another shock, this time from the Nepali hoodlums from the adjoining forests. The Nepalis decamped with their money and belongings, they did not spare the women either.

Uttrakhand disaster,   kedarnath disaster,   landslides in Uttrakhand,   Uttrakhand landslides,   pilgrims stuck in landslides,  
Yangtze river <strong>disaster</strong>: Death toll climbs to nearly 400 in China's deadliest boat catastrophe

Yangtze river disaster: Death toll climbs to nearly 400 in China's deadliest boat catastrophe

06 Jun 2015

Jianli: The death toll in the Chinese cruise ship that capsized in the mighty Yangtze river today jumped to nearly 400 as hundreds more bodies were found by disaster teams, making it China's deadliest boat disaster in 70 years.

China ship,   China river disaster,   Yangtze River,   Eastern Star,   Ship sunk in China,   Chinese cruise ship,   Latest World News,  
Goddess Dhari Devi’s wrath behind Uttarakhand devastation, believe locals

Goddess Dhari Devi’s wrath behind Uttarakhand devastation, believe locals

25 Jun 2013

Nature's fury has devastated the serene region of Uttarakhand encompassing the majestic Kedarnath temple, which has got submerged in about 10 feet of debris, turning the area into a ghost town. Interestingly, both the sanctum sanctorum and the shrine bell are safe.

dhari devi temple news,   uttrakhand disaster,   Dhari Devi,   Uttarakhand Flood,   Kedarnath,   shrine,   Rishikesh,   Char Dham,  

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