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NDMA notifies guidelines for Covid-19 death compensation

April 28, 2022 1:58 am

All Covid-19 deaths that have occurred before March 20, 2022 are eligible to apply for compensation and these claims will have to be processed and disbursal of compensation made within 30 days of the claims being received, it said.

Explained: Covid-19 cases falling, disaster Act revoked — how will your life change after March 31?

March 25, 2022 9:41 am

Two years on, with the country’s active caseload falling to 22,427 cases and 182.23 crore cumulative vaccine doses administered (as of March 24, 2022), the MHA has asked states to "appropriately" discontinue the guidelines on containment of Covid-19.

Simple dos and don'ts to protect yourself from smog

December 03, 2021 4:09 pm

Smog, a type of intense air pollution and smoke, not just reduces visibility but is considered extremely harmful for one's health.

Explained: How Karnataka govt plans to disburse Covid-19 compensation to kin of victims

September 30, 2021 7:42 am

The Karnataka state government, during the tenure of B S Yediyurappa as its chief minister, had announced a death compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to below poverty line (BPL) families that had lost their earning member to the pandemic.

Maharashtra Govt to seek Rs 1,629 cr from NDMA for relief works

September 17, 2021 1:30 am

While more than 215 lives were lost in the flood and landslides, 55 people were injured. As per initial estimates, damages worth over Rs 4,000 crore were sustained.

After SC direction to NDMA: Oppn seeks ‘actual’ Kerala Covid toll, govt says nothing to hide

July 02, 2021 7:31 am

The state government has been under fire from opposition parties and some public health experts for allegedly eliminating many Covid-19 deaths from the official list.

With industries set to reopen, NDMA issues workplace safety guidelines for factories to contain COVID-19 spread

May 10, 2020 9:18 am

The measures include 24-hour sanitisation of premises; temperature check of all employees twice daily; providing face shields, masks & PPEs; creating physical distancing by erecting barriers on work floors and dining facilities; and ensuring no sharing of tools, among others

Monsoon casualties: NDMA asks cities to provide information on number of deaths in June since 2010

July 19, 2019 1:35 pm

In a communication to the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), the state government said the NDMA has sought information on casualties during the month of June.

Many vacancies in disaster panel, fill them: Opp tells govt

April 28, 2015 3:46 am

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) remains headless with numerous vacancies.

Pakistan floods: death toll reaches 274

September 13, 2014 3:41 pm

The city of Multan has been saved after officials created several breaches in the protective embankments to divert the floods.