Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 15:11
Concern was voiced in Lok Sabha over plight of farmers in flood-hit areas of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and other states, and members demanded compensation from the Centre for loss of crops.
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 14:13
At least 21 people have been killed as flash floods and landslides ravaged mountainous areas in northern Vietnam, disaster officials said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 18:19
The Uttarakhand government has decided to constitute an authority to regulate the Kedarnath yatra and look after reconstruction work in the flood-ravaged town, officials said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 15:59
Three persons have drowned in the flood waters and one person is missing after a boat capsized in Malda district of West Bengal.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 08:09
As many as 160 people have died and 5.4 million others affected due to floods in Bihar this year, a disaster management official said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 22:47
Flood situation remained grim specially in eastern region of the Uttar Pradesh where major rivers continued to flow above the red mark.
Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 19:05
Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Monday visited the flood affected areas of Muktsar and Faridkot districts and expressed serious concern over "slackness" in flood relief work.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 19:06
Over 17 lakh people have been hit by the floods in Uttar Pradesh, where the situation continued to remain grim with the swollen rivers inundating thousands of villages and the death toll climbing to 280.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 17:05
There was no let up in the fury of floods in over a dozen Bihar districts Sunday with major swollen rivers, including the Ganga, affecting more than five million people, officials said.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 00:12
About 8,000 people have been affected by flood in Matiari district of Pakistan`s Sindh province as the Indus river continues to be in spate, Online News Agency reported Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 00:24
Flood situation in Bihar worsened Thursday with major rivers in spate following heavy rains over the past 24 hours, officials said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 15:58
The tourism sector would also witness a direct employment loss of about 1,80,000 people becoming employed for six months in the current year.
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