Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:57
Eight people were killed due to electrocution and landslides triggered by incessant rains here as National Disaster Response Force was called in to rescue marooned people in the city, whose most parts are inundated.
Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:17
Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 17:40
An unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV) was pressed into service on Friday to trace 17 missing engineering students from Hyderabad but without any success and rescuers will now deploy for the first time a multibeam echsounder in Beas river whose level will be also lowered to minimum.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 23:55
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has dispatched 35 rescue teams to the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh which will face severe cyclonic storm Lehar Nov 28.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 10:47
In the wake of Cyclone Phailin, the Andhra Pradesh government is trying to set up a SDRF to ensure speedy deployment of rescue teams to tackle natural and man-made calamities.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 09:12
National Disaster Response Force director general Krishna Chaudhary said that 23 NDRF teams have been deputed in Odisha, and 11 in Andhra Pradesh at locations identified by the state government.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 22:15
It was a proud moment for fire brigade and National Disaster Response Force personnel, after they pulled out a five-year-old girl alive from the debris of the ill-fated BMC building.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 22:26
Water level of the Brahmaputra river was flowing above the danger level at several places affecting more than 45 villages in Assam`s Jorhat district, official sources said.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 10:30
A 17-member team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Saturday started a search operation for the two young French trekkers, who had gone missing in Himachal Pradesh on August 22.
Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 16:48
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) will be deployed in flood-hit Kedarnath to help authorities assess the damage and look for stranded people braving difficult condition after the calamity hit parts of Uttarakhand about 20 days ago.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 13:22
For Inspector Gopal Singh Meena, the scenes of death and destruction in Uttarakhand will always be etched in his memory.
Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 16:40
The already grave situation in Uttarakhand may worsen with more landslides as the hillsides have become weak following incessant rain, the NDRF said Monday.
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