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NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

30 Oct 2014

Patna: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) averted a major tragedy on the occasion of Chhath at the famous Konhara Ghat near Hajipur in Vaishali district of Bihar, after its personnel caught a snake that ventured into a crowd of thousands of devotees present there, a senior NDRF official said on Thursday.

National Disaster Response Force,   snake in Chhath,   Chhath,   Konhara Ghat,   Hajipur,   Vaishali,   Bihar,   NDRF,   Sandhya Arghya,  
<strong>Disaster</strong> response robots to discern between humans and rubble

Disaster response robots to discern between humans and rubble

28 Oct 2014

Washington: Researchers have developed a new algorithm that allows robots to differentiate between humans and debris while carrying out search and rescue operations following a natural disaster.

Disaster,   robots,   rubble,   algorithm,   rescue operations,   natural disaster,  
Cyclone Nilofar: NDRF deploys 14 rescue teams in Gujarat

Cyclone Nilofar: NDRF deploys 14 rescue teams in Gujarat

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 14 rescue and relief teams with boats and other flood rescue equipment as proactive measure to mitigate the situation during cyclonic storm Nilofar which is expected to hit the Gujarat coast on Friday.

National Disaster Response Force,   NDRF,   cyclonic storm Nilofar,   Gujarat coast,  
State goverments should bear cancer treatment cost for poor: Qureshi

State goverments should bear cancer treatment cost for poor: Qureshi

18 Oct 2014

Dehradun: Calling for concerted efforts to check incidence of cancer, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has said governments should bear the expenses for treatment of poor affected by the dreaded disease.

Cancer patient,   Uttrakhand Governor,   Aziz Qureshi,   Cancer patient,   Cancer treatment,   Uttrakhand CM,   Harish Rawat ,  
Facebook unveils 'safety check' for <strong>disaster</strong> efforts

Facebook unveils 'safety check' for disaster efforts

17 Oct 2014

Washington: Facebook has unveiled a 'safety check' tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system developed after the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.

Facebook,   2011 Japan earthquake,   Social Networking sites,   Twitter,   facebook setting,  
PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with flood-hit people in Kashmir

PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with flood-hit people in Kashmir

21 Oct 2014

New Delhi: In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kashmir on Diwali and spend time with flood-hit people there.

PM Modi,   spend Diwali,   flood-hit people,   Kashmir,   Kashmir flood,   flood,   natural disaster,   Narendra Modi,  
<strong>Disaster</strong> training-programme in Mizoram

Disaster training-programme in Mizoram

30 Sep 2014

Aizawl: Mizoram Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Minister C Ngunlianchunga on Tuesday inaugurated the two-week training of Young Mizo Association (YMA) volunteers on disaster response at the headquarters of the Fifth India Reserve battalion in Lungverh near Aizawl.

Mizoram Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Minister,   C Ngunlianchunga,   Young Mizo Association,   Fifth India Reserve battalion,   Lungverh,   Aizawl,  
<strong>Disaster</strong> training programme in Mizoram

Disaster training programme in Mizoram

30 Sep 2014

Aizawl: Mizoram Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Minister C Ngunlianchunga on Tuesday inaugurated the two-week training of Young Mizo Association (YMA) volunteers on disaster response at the headquarters of the Fifth India Reserve battalion in Lungverh near Aizawl.

Mizoram,   disaster management,   rehabilitation minister,   C Ngunlianchunga,   two-week training,   Young Mizo Association,   YMA,   volunteers,  
Rahul Gandhi to visit Koraput today

Rahul Gandhi to visit Koraput today

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.

Rahul Gandhi,   visit Koraput,   Congress,   cyclone,   cyclonic storms,   natural calamity,   natural disaster,   ,  
Andhra Pradesh: Relief operations in full swing

Andhra Pradesh: Relief operations in full swing

17 Oct 2014

Visakhapatnam: Relief operations are in full swing in Visakhapatnam and other parts of north coastal Andhra that was battered by severe cyclonic storm Hudhud last Sunday.

Relief operations,   cyclone-hit Andhra,   Andhra Pradesh,   cyclone,   cyclonic storm,   natural calamity,   natural disaster,  

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