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Maharashtra: Cabinet seeks full damage estimate to decide on relief package, allots land for NDRF base at Mahad

July 29, 2021 5:11 am

The Cabinet, meanwhile, approved the allotment 2.5 hectare of land for setting up a permanent base of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) at Mahad in Raigad, one of the worst-affected areas following incessant rainfall in the last few days.

11 SDRF teams on alert, 8 NDRF teams deployed in South Gujarat, Saurashtra

July 28, 2021 5:41 am

Seven NDRF teams have been deployed in Valsad, Surat, Navsari, Rajkot, Gir Somnath, Junagadh, Morbi and Kutch while two teams have been put on reserve in Vadodara and one team in Gandhinagar, a release issued by the state government stated.

Maharashtra rains: 21 bodies recovered from landslide-hit villages of Ratnagiri, Satara

July 25, 2021 10:43 am

Ratnagiri district collector B N Patil said people from the affected villages have been moved to relief camps where they are being provided with food and medical assistance.

Rain batters Maharashtra, triggers floods and landslides

July 23, 2021 2:51 am

Teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) mounted rescue operations through Thursday to bring to safety hundreds of people stranded due to the flooding.

Maharashtra: NDRF teams deployed following heavy rainfall predictions

July 22, 2021 12:26 pm

The India Meteorological Department issued a red alert for Mumbai and other districts in the Konkan region, forecasting extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places over the next 24 hours.

NDRF deployment in coastal dists would have saved lives: Fadnavis

May 22, 2021 1:05 am

“Damage assessment of houses and horticulture is still underway. But from spot visits, it is evident that the cyclone has created havoc,” he said.

Cyclone Tauktae: Five NDRF teams from Pune airlifted to Gujarat

May 16, 2021 11:23 pm

As many as 31 incidents of tree collapse were reported from various parts of Pune city due to strong winds since Saturday evening. While damage to few vehicles was reported in these incidents, no casualties were reported.

Manipur: Four IAF choppers, NDRF join fight to extinguish Dzuko valley wildfire

January 02, 2021 7:37 pm

The wildfire reportedly started on December 29 last year from the Nagaland side and spread into Manipur’s Mount Iso, the highest peak in the state.

No roof above head, residents of 41 flats worry what lies ahead: ‘We are only getting verbal assurances of help’

August 27, 2020 12:34 pm

Irrespective of whether they were owners or tenants, the residents of Tarique Gardens milled around the debris to keep an eye out on the valuables that many had left behind in their flats, as they rushed out when the building started to shake.

Raigad building collapse: Rescued after 19 hours, child yet to be told his mother, sisters are no more

August 27, 2020 11:42 am

Since his rescue, he has been asking for his mother and sisters, said Parkar. “We have not told him that they are no more.” The final rites of the three were conducted late Tuesday.


Mumbai marooned as heavy rains lash city

July 29, 2019 7:28 am

Mumbai rains photos: The NDRF deployed 8 boats to the rescue spot at Wangani where the train has been held up due to waterlogged railway tracks.

Mandi Tragedy: Beas river dried up to help ongoing search operation

June 14, 2014 4:17 pm

Nearly two-hour long special search operation to find bodies of Hyderabad engineering students in Beas river was carried out on Saturday.


At least 7 dead, over 35 injured as the New Farakka Express derails near UP's Rae Bareli

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

At least 7 people died and over 35 people were injured after 9 coaches of the New Farakka Express derailed in Rae Bareli on Wednesday.

What it takes to go on the Amarnath Yatra

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

What it takes to complete the 6-day-long Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine in the Himalayas. See more: