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A strong storm that rocked West Bengal on Saturday left two dead and over 30 injured in the Asansol sub division of Burdwan district.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 23:38
Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Rescue Force on Thursday trashed reports published in a section of media, which purportedly projected an "alarming situation in the state".
Last Updated: Saturday, December 08, 2012, 18:19
Philippine President Benigno S Aquino III has declared a state of national calamity following the devastation brought by Typhoon Bopha (local name Pablo) in Southern Philippines.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 17:41
AIUDF asked Centre to declare flood in the state, a national calamity and also sought a financial package of Rs 10,000 crore for the affected people.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 01, 2012, 23:02
BJP on Subday asked the union government to declare the Assam floods as a national calamity.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 10:22
With several states reeling under a drought-like situation as they await the monsoon, experts have pointed out that not enough is being done to deal with the situation arising out of scanty rainfall.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2011, 14:00
Geophysicist Roger Bilham predicting a mega temblor in the Kashmir Himalayas says quake preparedness is a must.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 08, 2011, 18:42
The CPI asked the Centre to declare as national calamity the unseasonal rain that washed out the crops of farmers in Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 07, 2010, 12:30
Volcanic eruptions in Europe could have wiped out local bands of Neanderthals.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 23, 2010, 01:29
The Uttarakhand Legislative
Assembly today passed a resolution calling on the Centre to
declare the state as calamity-affected in the wake of havoc
wrought by incessant rains.
Last Updated: Monday, July 12, 2010, 14:57
At least 11 people were killed as a late monsoon brought misery in Nepal, triggering landslides and fears about a possible breach in the Kosi barrage that two years ago wreaked havoc in Nepal and India.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 02, 2010, 14:26
The Uttar Pradesh government has
directed all the District Magistrates to distribute the
ex-gratia to the kin of a person killed in a natural calamity
within 24 hours.
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