Vidarbha farmer gets Rs.80 for Rs.15,000 loss!

A farmer of Wardha district in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, who suffered losses of around Rs.15,000 during the last monsoon floods, was aghast to receive a compensation amount of Rs.80.

Uttarakhand floods: Rescue operations on, 200 evacuated from Badrinath

After an initial delay due to unfavourable weather conditions, rescue work in Badrinath area of flood-hit Uttarakhand resumed and nearly 200 pilgrims have so far been evacuated from the shrine, officials said.

Choppers evacuating stranded tourists, locals in Kinnaur

Rescue operations to evacuate stranded people in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district were underway on Friday.

Floods in Pak kill 371, affect 4.47 million

At least 371 people have been killed and nearly 4.5 million affected by the Monsoon floods in Pakistan, the government`s disaster relief agency has said.

Pakistan seeks foreign help after monsoon floods

Pakistan is still haunted by memories of the 2010 floods which killed about 2,000 people.