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.
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.
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.
05 May 2015
Haridwar: A rift has emerged between sadhus over the proposal to hold 'shahi snan' in the Ardh-Kumbh mela early next year.
08 May 2015
Mumbai: A Raipur-bound IndiGo plane from Kolkata carrying 167 passengers, including the Delhi Daredevils IPL team, vacated the runway in the "nick of time" as another flight, a Jet Airways plane from Mumbai had landed on the same runway by that time, avoiding a possible mishap, sources said.
27 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India on Monday launched a national disaster helpline 1078 as it intensified relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Nepal by deploying more aircraft and military helicopters which have brought back over 5,400 people from the Himalayan nation.
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.
26 Apr 2015
Washington: The US is sending a disaster response team to earthquake-hit Nepal and has authorised an initial USD 1 million to address the immediate needs in the country.
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.
25 Apr 2015
New Delhi: To check the city's preparedness in the event of an earthquake, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has called a meeting of Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) and various other government agencies later this evening as reports emerged of the devastation caused by the high- intensity tremors in Nepal.