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Uttarakhand forest fire: <strong>Disaster</strong> management teams deployed across region

Uttarakhand forest fire: Disaster management teams deployed across region

30 Apr 2016

Dehradun: Major forest fires raged today across Uttarakhand even as three teams of NDRF were deployed in Almora, Gauchar and Pauri and one team of SDRF in Nainital to extinguish the flames.

Uttarakhand Forest Fires,   Uttarakhand NDRF Operation,   Forest Fire,   Uttarakhand Fire,   Uttarakhand SDRF Operation,   Latest States News ,  
Hillsborough football <strong>disaster</strong>: Fans killed unlawfully, jury concludes

Hillsborough football disaster: Fans killed unlawfully, jury concludes

27 Apr 2016

Warrington: The 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough football stadium disaster were unlawfully killed, a jury concluded yesterday, finding Britain's worst sporting tragedy was partly down to police errors.

Hillsborough football disaster,   Liverpool football tragedy,   Hillsborough stadium,   Liverpool,   Soccer news,   Sports news ,  
President rule in <strong>Uttrakhand</strong>: High Court rejects Centre's plea

President rule in Uttrakhand: High Court rejects Centre's plea

06 Apr 2016

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court today rejected Centre's plea for deferring the hearing on former Chief Minister Harish Rawat's petition challenging the imposition of President's rule in the state.

Uttarakhand High Court,   Uttarakhand President Rule,   Uttarakhand Government,   Harish Rawat Government,   Latest States News ,  
Kiren Rijiju terms flyover collapse as '<strong>disaster</strong>'; assures all help

Kiren Rijiju terms flyover collapse as 'disaster'; assures all help

31 Mar 2016

New Delhi: Terming the collapse of an under construction flyover in Kolkata as a 'disaster', the Centre today assured the West Bengal government all help in rescuing trapped people from the debris and said a report from the state will give a clear picture on how the tragedy had happened.

Kiren Rijiju,   Kolkata Bridge tragedy,   Mamata Banerjee,   CPM,   Rijiju on Bridge fall,   Latest India news,  
Kolkata flyover collapse: Rajnath Singh directs NDRF to engage all resources

Kolkata flyover collapse: Rajnath Singh directs NDRF to engage all resources

31 Mar 2016

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today directed the NDRF to engage all its resources for rescue of those trapped under the debris of an under-construction bridge which collapsed in Kolkata.

Kolkata Flyover Collaps,   Flyover Collaps,   NDRF,   National Disaster Response Force,   Rajnath Singh,   Latest Nation News ,  
Twitter may help monitor <strong>disaster</strong> damage in real time

Twitter may help monitor disaster damage in real time

12 Mar 2016

Washington: Social networks such as Twitter may be used for monitoring, assessing and even predicting damage caused by natural disasters in just a few hours, a new study has found.

Twitter,   Social media,   Twitter monitor,   Disaster damage in real time,   Latest lifestyle news,  
Twitter can help gauge damage by natural disasters, reveals research

Twitter can help gauge damage by natural disasters, reveals research

12 Mar 2016

Hurricane Sandy caused more damage than any other storm in US history, with an economic impact in the region of USD 50,000 million. Hundreds of millions of geo-located tweets making reference to this topic were collected from 50 metropolitan areas in the US.

Twitter disaster management,   Twitter,   Hurricane Sandy,   Latest tech news ,  
Zimbabwe declares 'state of <strong>disaster</strong>' over drought

Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought

06 Feb 2016

Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe yesterday declared a 'state of disaster' in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with 26 percent of the population facing food shortages.

Zimbabwe,   Zimbabwe drought,   Drought conditions in Zimbabwe,   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,  
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,  

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