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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
26 May 2015
BEIJING: A fire at an aged care home in China's central Henan province killed 38 people on Monday, state media said, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety.The fire broke out late on Monday at a private nursing home in Lushan county, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday, citing local authorities.
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.