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Disaster panel to have new faces soon

The govt had recently scaled down the rank of NDMA members from MoS to secretary in the central government.

8 new secys appointed

In another major midnight bureaucratic reshuffle, the Narendra Modi government appointed eight new secretaries late Wednesday night. This reshuffle came in less than 24 hours of the government shuffling 48 joint secretaries late Tuesday night. Andhra Pradesh cadre IAS officer Satyanarayan Mohanty has now been appointed as the Secretary, Department of Higher Education in the Human […]


Chiefs of boards, panels too under pressure

Chairperson of the Central Social Welfare Board Prema Cariappa too has resigned. But not everyone is willing to go quietly.

NDMA: 2,000 NDRF personnel deployed in AP,Odisha,WB in view of the cyclone Phailin

Rescue and relief teams have been positioned in vulnerable coastal areas of the three states.

Concerned PM announces compensation to victims of Cyclone Phailin

Rs 2 lakh will be given to kin of deceased and Rs 50,000 to those seriously injured.

‘Disaster insurance be made mandatory for residential properties in urban areas’

It is expected that the premium will reflect mitigation efforts such as adherence to BIS codes and hence will also serve as an incentive for mitigation.


Denial of political space to Telangana people led to Andhra division: Reddy

Cong leader admits party poll prospects ‘don’t look very good’ in state

Man who keeps a keen eye on cyclones

IIT-B's Prof Kapil Gupta,the first to warn NDMA about Phailin,is known as perennial researcher by colleagues,students

Pakistan's quake-hit area jolted by massive aftershock

Saturday's aftershock,in the Awaran district,measured up to 6.8 on the Richter scale.

178 killed,over 1.5 million affected in Pakistan floods

Most of the victims are from Punjab and Sindh,the two largest provinces of Pakistan.