The MHA allocates financial assistance to the states in case of loss incurred by natural calamities to state governments from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) through a well-laid procedure.
August 14, 2021
Till evening, at least 19 persons were reported dead and some more still missing with sniffer dogs deployed to trace them by the rescue teams.
July 19, 2021
The models developed by the Ministry of Earth Sciences are very definite and utilised by forecasters around the country to provide detailed information for each district in the country every three hours.
June 29, 2021
Rahul Gandhi has released a white paper on the government at the Centre's management of Covid-19
June 22, 2021
It surpassed 4,468 deaths in the US on January 12, and earlier 4,211 in Brazil on April 6. These three are the worst-hit by the pandemic. Now, India is behind US and Brazil with highest deaths due to Covid-19.
May 24, 2021
The city has mobilized people to check the safety of public facilities, old residential areas, dilapidated buildings in rural areas and construction sites.
May 15, 2021
The current location of the Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO) is in favour of causing enhanced rainfall over the Arabian Sea, expected to last for a week.
May 11, 2021
With 4,12,262 fresh cases and 3,980 deaths in last 24 hours, India recorded maximum fresh cases and fatalities in a day, another grim record, taking the total caseload in the country to 2,10,77,410
May 6, 2021
After thanking Wang Yi for his sentiments, Jaishankar emphasised that serious challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic, which has affected all the countries, require serious international cooperation.
May 1, 2021
The quake of 3.0 magnitude on the Richter scale, occurred at around 7:10 PM and tremors were felt in Rohtak.
April 28, 2021
A glacier burst near India-China border in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Friday night, authorities said adding that there…
April 24, 2021
New Delhi, April 18 : Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday night that together India…
April 18, 2021
India has reported over 2 lakh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. With fresh cases at 2,00,739,…
April 15, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held a high-level review meet amid a worrying spike in Covid cases across the country.
April 5, 2021
New Delhi, March 12 : For second day in a row, India’s single day rise on Friday recorded…
March 12, 2021
Further, the industry body said it believes that this move is against the spirit of the Constitution that gives the citizens of India the freedom to work anywhere in the country
March 5, 2021
The rescuers have also used remote sensing technologies for geographical mapping of the tunnel. “We have used geographical mapping of the disaster-hit tunnel in the operation,” said Ridhim Agarwal, DIG SDRF.
February 12, 2021
The US Tsunami Warning Center issued tsunami watches for New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu and other Pacific islands.
February 11, 2021
The fury of the flood at the Tapovan barrage was captured in mobile phones by the locals, who witnessed the wrath of nature from some nearby hills.
February 10, 2021
"The Vishnugaud tunnel is very difficult to enter as there is a curve inside. But we are confident that our brave forces will try their best to rescue the trapped people,"
February 8, 2021
Rescue efforts, focussed on extricating 30-35 people trapped in the debris clogging one of the tunnels at the Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project, will be resumed on Monday morning, the GM of the project said.
February 8, 2021
The report shows that temperatures are rising in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region and the rise in global temperature will have more impact in the Himalayan region due to elevation-dependent warming.
February 7, 2021
"The BRO bridge on Joshimath highway was also completely washed away. There were six graziers with their livestock there and they were also swept away by the flash flood," the ITBP said.
February 7, 2021
IMD said, “Under its influence rainfall at most/many places with heavy to very heavy fall at a few places with isolated extremely heavy falls are likely to occur over Ranipet, Tiruvannamalai, Tirupattur, Vellore districts of Tamil Nadu and Chittoor, Kurnool, Prakasam and Cuddappa districts of Andhra Pradesh.
November 26, 2020
By dusk on Tuesday, no rainfall was recorded in all the 16 monitored places in Andhra Pradesh while Kurnool recorded a maximum temperature of 33 degrees Celsius.
November 25, 2020
“There is no excuse for inaction. My message is very clear: act fast, act now, act decisively,” urged Tedros.
November 17, 2020
"While demonetisation did bring down cash use, it was only temporary. The total currency in circulation has surpassed pre-demonetisation levels (over Rs 22 trillion compared to Rs 17.7 trillion)," Maken said.
November 8, 2020
With squally weather with 45-55 kmph wind speed to prevail over the state's west coast, fishermen have been warned against venturing into sea.
October 15, 2020
The hardest-hit areas were Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo to the east, and Pinar del Rio to the west.
September 2, 2020
With its maximum sustained winds of 120 km per hour, and gusts of 150 km per hour, the hurricane also threatened to impact the states of Oaxaca, Jalisco and Colima.
August 18, 2020
NEW YORK, Aug. 12 : An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted 62 km southwest of Surab,…
August 13, 2020
New Delhi, Aug 8 : Currently, India is experiencing the worst phase in its fight against Covid-19 with…
August 9, 2020
A massive search operation using man and machine, is underway on Saturday to find 50 odd people reported missing after a landslide in Kerala's Idukki district.
August 8, 2020
The landslide occurred after heavy rains over the last few days in the area mostly inhabited by tea estate workers
August 7, 2020
India has one of the lowest Case Fatality Rate (CFR) at 2.09 per cent as compared to the global average.
August 4, 2020
The WHO chief told reporters that most people in the world remain susceptible to the virus, even in areas that have experienced severe outbreaks.
August 3, 2020
The animals that have died in the annual monsoon floods include 16 rhinos, 105 hog deer, 11 wild boars, five wild buffaloes, three porcupines and two swamp deer.
August 2, 2020
The two legislators will also remain in home quarantine and health teams will constantly monitor their condition.
August 2, 2020
The floods have so far claimed the lives of at least 108 persons, including women and children in 22 districts, while 26 others were killed in landslides since May 22.
July 30, 2020
The flood has so far claimed the lives of at least 107 persons, including women and children in 22 districts, while 26 others were killed in landslides since May 22.
July 30, 2020
At least 103 persons have died so far in the ongoing floods in 22 districts, while 26 others were killed in landslides since May 22.
July 27, 2020
Around 14 lakh domesticated animals and over 8 lakh poultry birds were affected.
July 26, 2020
Water from the river also submerged the state highway close to the embankment, said officials. Those rescued have been shifted to the safer place.
July 25, 2020
The water in several rivers, including the Bagmati, Ghaghra, Gandak, Budhi Gandak, is flowing above the danger mark. Some 426 panchayats in 64 blocks across 10 districts of Bihar have been affected by the floods.
July 24, 2020
The district administrations have set up 391 relief camps and distribution centres in 26 districts, where around 45,300 men, women and children have taken shelter.
July 22, 2020
The IRCS has also installed hand pumps for the affected families to ensure that people have access to clean drinking water.
July 22, 2020
Bengaluru, July 19 : Record 4,120 new positive cases in 24 hours shot up Karnataka’s Covid-19 tally to…
July 20, 2020
India recorded a spike of 28,498 fresh cases on July 14 taking the total number of cases to 9,06,752.
July 17, 2020
In the report, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the Covid-19 pandemic will get "worse and worse" if governments fail to take more decisive action.
July 14, 2020
The package focussed broadly on saving lives and on undertaking deep structural reforms, the report said.
July 12, 2020
Amaravati, July 10 (IANS) In yet another incident of inhuman disposal of bodies of Covid-19 victims in Andhra…
July 10, 2020
New Delhi, June 30 : India recorded a spike of 18,522 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing…
June 30, 2020
Cancel all leaves, recall medical staff on leave immediately: Delhi govt tells hospitals, institutions
Delhi govt orders hospitals to recall all medical staff on leave, delhi govt to hospital staff on leave
June 20, 2020
Total cases in India jump to 3.43 lakh, recover rate improves to 52.5%
June 16, 2020
As per National Center for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake took place 122 km north-northwest (NNW) of Rajkot at 8:13 p.m.
June 15, 2020
New Delhi, June 13 : The Labour Ministry has been sealed for two days after 24 officials tested…
June 13, 2020
In another relieving news for patients, there are as many as 75,067 beds currently available in 1,553 Covid-19 institutions for quarantine in the state.
June 12, 2020
Mumbai, June 12 : After Chennai, Mumbai on Friday got India’s second state-of-the-art Integrated Flood Warning System (IFWS)…
June 12, 2020
Gupta launched www.healingdelhi.in website for Delhiites to share their pain and grief for their redressal.
June 11, 2020
Only essential services are allowed in the 11 districts - Ganjam, Puri, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore and Bolangir.
June 7, 2020
The IMD scientist said: "In association with this system, thunderstorm, with light rain, accompanied with gusty winds of the speed of 50-60 kmph during evening of June 11 to 13 with peak activity on June 12, would occur over Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and east Rajasthan."
June 6, 2020
Cyclone Amphan left a huge trail of damage in Kolkata's neighbouring South and North 24 Parganas districts.
May 21, 2020
New Delhi, 21 May 2020: Varanasi, Amritsar, Indore, Raipur among airports being considered for privatisation. The bid process…
May 21, 2020
New Delhi, May 20 : The “extremely severe” cyclonic storm Amphan is only 100 km from Digha in…
May 20, 2020
The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are Italy (32,169), France (28,025), Spain (27,778) and Brazil (16,983).
May 20, 2020
In Maharashtra, the Covid-19 cases climbed to 33,053, followed by Gujarat which has 11,379 cases and Tamil Nadu 11,224 cases so far.
May 18, 2020
As many as 13,803 teams have carried out a survey of a population of around 57.6 lakhs in the state till date.
May 13, 2020
According to the official, 6,241 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.
May 6, 2020
The state government has appointed officers to bring Tamilians stuck in other states back to Tamil Nadu.
May 5, 2020
Washington, April 27 : Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said…
April 27, 2020
Out of the total 90 deaths, 53 people have died in Ahmedabad alone, followed by 12 in Surat, 7 in Vadodara and 5 in Bhavnagar.
April 22, 2020
A person died in West Bengal who was 57 years old, surprisingly he was also a male.
March 25, 2020
Italy has become the worst coronavirus-hit country with its death toll overtaking that of China, where the disease was first reported late last year.
March 20, 2020
The deaths were caused by trawler capsize, house collapse, trees and electric poles falling on the victims as also electrocution.
November 11, 2019
New Delhi, Nov 8 : On the third anniversary of demonetisation on Friday, the Congress and the All…
November 8, 2019
Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, Kashmir, parts of Himachal as well as several towns in Pakistan, including Islamabad, Lahore and Khyber Pakhtun region.
September 25, 2019
M6.9 Earthquake nr Sumatra at 12.03 UTC on 2 August. Recorded in Nottingham on school seismometers. First arrivals…
August 2, 2019
Patna, July 17 (IANS) With the water level in major rivers receding, the situation in flood-hit Bihar showed…
July 17, 2019
Bhubaneswar, May 13: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sanction 5…
May 13, 2019
Bhubaneswar, May 8: The death toll in Odisha so far due to cyclone Fani reached to 41, even…
May 8, 2019
Bhubneshwar, May 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday undertake aerial survey of Cyclone Fani affected areas in…
May 6, 2019
Kolkata, May 4: Cyclone Fani, has weakened into a ” storm leaving no more major threat” for West…
May 4, 2019
Bhubaneswar, May 2: With the cyclonic storm Fani moving closer to the Odisha coast, no flights will take…
May 2, 2019
Imphal, April 15: Three women were killed, around 40 people, including 30 students injured , after a storm…
April 15, 2019
New Delhi, April 1: Nine medium intensity earthquakes, with a magnitude ranging from 4.7 to 5.2, hit the…
April 1, 2019
New Delhi, March 15: An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale struck the Andaman and Nicobar Islands…
March 16, 2019
Azangaro, Mar 1: An earthquake 7.1- magnitude struck Azangaro and Peru on Friday. According to the United States…
March 1, 2019
New Delhi, Feb 20: Tremors were felt in several parts of Delhi-NCR for a few seconds around 8…
February 20, 2019
New Delhi, Feb 12: An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit the Bay of Bengal…
February 12, 2019
New Delhi, Jan 17: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the Andaman and Nicobar Islands…
January 17, 2019
Srinagar, Jan 10: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning.…
January 10, 2019
Jakarta, Jan 7: An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia on Monday, however no tusnami…
January 7, 2019
Bangkok, Jan 4: About 7,000 people were moved to evacuation centres as Storm Pabuk struck the Thai province…
January 4, 2019
New Delhi, Dec 29: An earthquake of 7.2 magnitude struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on…
December 29, 2018
The disaster also caused deaths in a dozen other nations around the Indian Ocean, killing around 230,000 people in total.
December 26, 2018
Jakarta, Dec 24: Indonesian authorities have confirmed the death of at least 281 people in the devastating tsunami that…
December 24, 2018
Jakarta, Dec 23 : The death toll from the tsunami triggered by volcano eruption in Indonesia rose to…
December 23, 2018
Turbulent weather conditions forced the authorities to cancel 14 flights to the port city of Visakhapatnam and divert many others to Hyderabad. Over 700 passengers were stranded at Visakhapatnam airport due to cancellation of flights.
December 17, 2018
Anchorage, Dec 2 : More than 230 aftershocks have hit parts of Alaska since Friday, when a massive…
December 2, 2018
New Delhi, Nov 28: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck around Myanmar-India(Arunachal Pradesh) border region…
November 28, 2018
New Delhi, Nov 22: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday said the state government has requested the…
November 22, 2018
Chennai, Nov 19: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday announced financial aid for the relief work and rehabilitation…
November 19, 2018
Chennai, Nov 17: The death toll due to cyclonic storm Gaja, which hit coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, has…
November 17, 2018
Jakarta, Nov 17: Seven people were killed and more than 8,000 others fled their homes as landslides and…
November 17, 2018
San Francisco, Nov 10: Two fast-moving wildfires that exploded in the Southern California hills have claimed nine lives and…
November 10, 2018
Washington, Oct 23: An “extremely dangerous” category 4 hurricane is nearing the Pacific coast of Mexico, bringing in…
October 23, 2018
New Delhi, Oct 22: An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit Vancouver Island in Canada on Monday, the USGS…
October 22, 2018
Bhubaneswar, Oct 17: The number of deaths in cyclone Titli-hit Odisha increased to 52, and the state government…
October 17, 2018
Miami, Oct 14 (IANS) Amid the devastation caused by hurricane Michael, rescue operations in the southeastern US have…
October 14, 2018
Visakhapatnam, Oct 11: Eight people were killed in a very severe cyclonic storm Titli which wrecked havoc in…
Bhubaneswar, Oct 11: Very severe cyclonic storm Titli which is being referred to as a Category 2 hurricane,…
Canberra, Oct 11: Two major quakes hit Indonesia and Papua New Guinea located in the Pacific Ring of…
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik reviewed the preparedness at Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) office as cyclone Titli races towards Odisha-Andhra coast.
October 11, 2018
Washington, Oct 10 : Hurricane Michael was upgraded to an “extremely dangerous” category 4 storm on Wednesday, hours…
October 10, 2018
Jakarta, Oct 6: Indonesian authorities on Saturday raised the death toll in the devastating earthquake and an ensuing tsunami…
October 6, 2018
The UN’s relief agency believes that 191,000 people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Indonesia’s quake…
October 1, 2018
Jakarta, Sep 30 (IANS) The death toll from Indonesia’s strong quakes and tsunami in Central Sulawesi province soared…
October 1, 2018
Jakarta, Sep 30 : The death toll from a tsunami that hit Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi triggered after a…
September 30, 2018
Tokyo, Sep 29: Over 380 flights were cancelled in Japan on Saturday ahead of Typhoon Trami’s arrival. It…
September 29, 2018
The tsunami struck at the height of between 0.5 meters up and 3 meters, the head of the meteorology and geophysics agency Dwikorita Karnawati,
September 28, 2018
New Delhi, Sep 21: Two shutters of Upper Kolab dam in Odisha’s Koraput were opened on Friday following…
September 21, 2018
New Delhi, Sep 12: An earthquake with magnitude 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Kokrajar, Assam on Wednesday…
September 12, 2018
Srinagar, Sep 10: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed after a landslide in Ramban district on Monday. …
September 10, 2018
Juba,Sep 9 : At least 21 people have died after a commercial aircraft crashed into a lake on Sunday…
September 9, 2018
Sydney, Aug 29: An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale has struck 209 km West of the Ile…
August 29, 2018
New Delhi/Kochi, Aug 18 (IANS) State-run Air India’s subsidiary — Alliance Air — has operated a proving flight…
August 18, 2018
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) The death toll due to rains and floods in Kerala has gone up to…
August 18, 2018
Kochi, Aug 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit flood-hit Kerala on Friday as the state battles…
August 17, 2018
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM , Aug 13 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has granted an immediate assistance of Rs 100…
August 13, 2018
Kerala updates : Heavy rains in next 4 days, Rajnath Singh conducts aerial survey of flood-affected areas
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM , Aug 12 : As the Meteorological department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall warning in…
August 12, 2018
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM , Aug 11 : Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala conducted aerial survey…
August 11, 2018
San Francisco, Aug 7 : Catastrophic wildfires continue to ravage California, as one blaze nearly doubled in size…
August 7, 2018
Tokyo, Aug 6: Thousands of people were evacuated from Japan’s Yamagata prefecture on Monday following torrential rains. The rains…
Shimla, Aug 6: The State highway 10 (Theog- Hatkoti) has been blocked due to a landslide near Nihari…
At least three people dead in 7.0 magnitude Bali earthquake which briefly sparked a TSUNAMI warning.
August 6, 2018
When a powerful 7.0 earthquake struck the island of Lombok in Indonesia early on Sunday morning, Chrissy Teigen…
August 6, 2018