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Disaster management


Kerala braces for more rain, alert sounded in landslide-prone areas

October 20, 2021 7:36 am

Keeping in mind last week's devastating landslides in Idukki and Kottayam districts, the Kerala government for the first time has begun evacuating people residing in landslide-prone areas in the eastern hills of the state, while district administrations have readied fishermen with boats to evacuate people from low-lying areas.

Soon, 350 districts in country to have disaster management volunteers: Amit Shah

September 28, 2021 2:58 pm

The Home Minister also said the country had made significant progress in reduction of disaster risk in the past 17 years and is now working on mitigating annual Assam floods.

Five woman teachers protesting transfers drink poison, four critical

August 25, 2021 6:12 am

They are members of an umbrella body of contractual school teachers named ‘Sikshak Oikyo Mancha’ (teachers’ unity forum), which has been seeking regularisation of services and revocation of transfer orders.

Water cannons halt AAP march to Captain Amarinder Singh's house

July 04, 2021 9:21 am

Earlier, addressing the protesters, the AAP leaders slammed the Congress government for failing both the urban and rural power consumers.

Relax curbs in calibrated manner: MHA to states

June 30, 2021 7:21 am

In a letter issued to all states, the MHA has also reiterated that despite declining numbers, states must relax restrictions in a calibrated manner. It had issued similar advice on June 19.

Rain alert: Uddhav Thackeray holds meeting to review preparatory measures

June 08, 2021 12:02 am

Collectors of coastal districts, district superintendents of police, zilla parishad CEOs, top officials of the state, Mumbai Municipal commissioner and Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority commissioner among others attended the meeting.

Evacuation drives, rescue teams and command centres: States gear up for Cyclone Yaas

May 24, 2021 9:37 pm

The NDRF has deployed more than 100 teams across five states, Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh, and Union Territory Andaman and Nicobar, for rescue and relief.

Mild quake hits Uttarakhand's Chamoli Gopeshwar

May 24, 2021 2:09 pm

The tremors hit parts of Uttarakhand after midnight on Sunday, the District Administration said.

PM Modi reviews preparedness to tackle cyclone Yaas

May 23, 2021 3:02 pm

He also asked officials to ensure proper coordination and planning with state governments to ensure that no disruption is caused to COVID-19 treatment and vaccination in hospitals.

Cyclone Tauktae: Gujarat ports hoist warning signal 10, 28 ships asked to leave

May 17, 2021 1:30 pm

Signal nine indicating severe weather is at Alang, Bhavnagar, Daman and three more ports while signal eight has also been hoisted at Porbandar, Okha and six other ports.


Disaster Alert

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm