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Disaster Management

Syed Ata Hasnain | Reducing risk of disasters: Taking it to India’s public

Despite the modernisation of DM which the government is following ardently, it is non-compliance of laws & norms that endanger communities.

01 Sep 2023 12:05 AM

Maharashtra to relax COVIDd-19 curbs in 25 districts

Public health minister Rajesh Tope said government is in favour of allowing people taking both doses of vaccine travel in local trains

30 Jul 2021 10:02 AM

India, Bangladesh likely to sign three MoUs during PM Modi's visit

Modi is visitng Dhaka to attend the celebrations of the golden jubilee of the country's independence and the birth centenary of its founder

16 Mar 2021 12:38 PM

Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 10; 32-year-old man declared brought dead to hospital

The six-storey Bhanushali Building in south Mumbai was around 100 years old.

18 Jul 2020 9:30 AM

District magistrate announces week-long lockdown in Patna from July 10

Officials said that district administration will review the situation a week later and may increase the period depending upon the situation

09 Jul 2020 9:30 AM


Cyclone Amphan leaves behind a trail of destruction in West Bengal, Odisha

Though weakened, the cyclone teared through West Bengal killing 72 people.

21 May 2020 8:35 PM

IMD: Cyclone Amphan begins landfall, process to continue for 4 hours

Odisha and West Bengal have evacuated nearly 1.5 lakh and 3.3 lakh people respectively.

20 May 2020 5:26 PM

Cyclone Amphan set to make landfall today; over 1 lakh evacuated in Odisha

Due to the cyclone, rainfall and strong winds are expected to batter several districts of Odisha.

20 May 2020 10:20 AM

Saikat Datta: Why we lurch from one disaster to another

We have no institutional memory of what worked and what didn't in past crises

11 Apr 2020 11:16 PM

Nitish Kumar calls meeting on disaster management as rains cause havoc Bihar

Patna witnessed a heavy downpour today, causing traffic jams and water-logging in several parts of the city.

28 Sep 2019 7:54 PM


Article 370, Ram Mandir likely to dominate polls

Both the parties said that they would raise issues like farm crisis, economic slowdown and unemployment in the run-up to the Assembly elections.

22 Sep 2019 2:16 AM

Neap tides for 3 days this month

The civic body was caught unaware after the deluge that occurred on August 29, 2017 that claimed 14 lives while 12 were missing.

07 Jun 2019 7:17 AM

Balancing act at work

The balancing act of nature that contains all the things including what life forms create is unremitting.

26 Aug 2018 12:20 AM

Karnataka denies earthquake responsible for floods

Going by the official, scientists of the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre.

24 Aug 2018 6:13 AM

Kerala flood toll increases to 92

Many places on arterial national highways and the main centre road were flooded, leading to the suspension of traffic.

17 Aug 2018 2:47 AM


10 trapped in Jorabagan building collapse rescued

On July 23 the first floor of a two storeyed building in Sealdah caved in killing two men and injuring two more.

28 Jul 2018 12:44 AM

Two die, 2 hurt as building collapses in Sealdah

Later another round of search operation the bodies of Naskar and Manik were recovered.

24 Jul 2018 6:31 AM

Couple dies, kids injured in Dwarka roof collapse

Vaibhav, the eldest of the siblings, told police that the house was owned by his father and he was born there.

24 Jul 2018 4:28 AM

Kolkata: Fire on 10th floor of high-rise, no casualties

The fire broke out around 8.45 PM due to some electrical malfunction in office room, on 10th floor of LIC building.

12 May 2018 1:21 PM

A royal joyride

The game is gorgeous and enjoyable in parts.

04 Apr 2018 12:57 AM