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‘States not utilising disaster funds denied more aid’

January 24, 2020 4:31 am

Sources said release of funds to West Bengal has been delayed as the memorandum received from the state about damages due to natural calamity was “not proper”.

Kerala minister slams Centre over ‘denial’ of NDRF aid for floods

January 08, 2020 3:13 am

A high-level committee, chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday, had approved NDRF assistance to Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh.

NDRF set to induct women personnel

September 19, 2019 12:22 pm

Pradhan was recently in West Bengal to inaugurate the 2nd Battalion of the NDRF HQ campus at Haringhata, about 55 km from here.

Punjab floods: NDRF rescues 94 animals, locals too pitch in

August 25, 2019 6:05 pm

At a time when the focus of administration, volunteers and other rescue teams is primarily on saving human lives, humanity and compassion can be seen winning in flood-hit districts of Punjab where the teams of NDRF are also saving voiceless creatures.

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Kerala, Maharashtra worst-hit by floods

August 10, 2019 7:52 am

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur in Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan in the next 24 hours.

Punjab: Pulled out of borewell after 109 hours, two-year-old declared dead

June 11, 2019 2:03 pm

NDRF had made a vertical shaft of reinforced cement concrete (RCC) pipes of 36-inch diameter and dug parallel to the pit Fatehveer fell into, reaching the required depth.

Punjab: 48 hrs and counting, 2-year-old stuck in borewell surviving only on oxygen

June 09, 2019 12:45 am

A team of the National Disaster Response Force(NDRF) reached the spot on Thursday and began the rescue work, the child is being provided with oxygen and his movements are being monitored.

Four injured, over 1,700 stranded in relief camps due to flood situation in Tripura

June 02, 2019 9:55 pm

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb expressed concern over the flood situation and asked District Magistrates and concerned officials to make sure all rescue operations and emergency relief materials are provided as soon as possible.

NDRF constable who saved man from drowning in Kumbh dies in Delhi hospital

February 22, 2019 8:27 pm

On February 19, he jumped into the waters of the Sangam, a confluence of the Ganga Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to rescue an elderly man.

In building collapse, info provided by locals always critical: NDRF Commandant

January 29, 2019 1:40 am

Assistant Commandant Anil Kumar Singh from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) explains what it takes to conduct such rescue operations.


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

October 10, 2018 7:35 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

July 16, 2018 5:35 am

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