NDRF

Krishna boat mishap: 19 dead, rescue ops underway; Modi expresses anguish

Krishna boat mishap: 19 dead, rescue ops underway; Modi expresses anguish

With the recovery of one more body on Monday, the death toll in the Krishna River boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh has risen to 19.

Nov 13, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
16 tourists drown in Andhra as boat capsizes in Krishna river

16 tourists drown in Andhra as boat capsizes in Krishna river

An overloaded boat carrying 38 people capsized in the Krishna river near Vijayawada.

Nov 12, 2017, 22:10 PM IST
Bihar flood: Death toll reaches 418; 1.67 cr affected in 19 districts

Bihar flood: Death toll reaches 418; 1.67 cr affected in 19 districts

The flood situation in Bihar worsened today with the toll mounting to 418, with 1.67 crore people in 19 districts being affected by the deluge.

Aug 25, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

Third child born on NDRF rescue boat in flood-hit Bihar

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has made provision to pay a sum of Rs 15,000 on birth of a girl child either while rescuig a pregnant woman to a relief camp or in the camp and Rs 10,00 for a boy child in similar condition.

Aug 23, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
UP floods: River Rapti in Sidharthnagar's Bansi flowing above red mark

UP floods: River Rapti in Sidharthnagar's Bansi flowing above red mark

As the North Indian states are reeling under devastating flood, River Rapti in Uttar Pradesh is flowing in 'High flood situation' on Wednesday.

Aug 23, 2017, 09:52 AM IST
Bihar flood: Death toll exceeds 300, Sushil Modi urges PM to visit flood-hit areas

Bihar flood: Death toll exceeds 300, Sushil Modi urges PM to visit flood-hit areas

As devastating flood stroke Bihar, the death toll mounted to nearly 304 on Monday. More than 2.5 lakh people have been rescued so far.

Aug 22, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

NDRF, Army and Police continue rescue operation in Himachal Pradesh

Rescue operation continues in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. Landslide in Mandi has disturbed lifestyle. Localities, police, Army and NDRF are helping to get people out of danger.

Aug 14, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Gangotri highway closed for traffic due to landslides

Uttarakhand: Gangotri highway closed for traffic due to landslides

The Gangotri highway (NH-108) near Laldhang and Chadethi was closed on Saturday after rains triggered landslides in Uttarakhand.

Aug 05, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Centre rushes 12 additional NDRF teams to flood-hit Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had yesterday conducted an aerial survey of the affected areas and announced an interim assistance of Rs 500 crore for the state.

Jul 26, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Rajnath Singh lauds operations of NDRF

Rajnath Singh lauds operations of NDRF

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi appreciated NDRF for undertaking activities like mock drill, community training and school safety programme, apart from search and rescue operations.

Jul 26, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
Copious rain causes flood in Gujarat, thousands marooned; high alert sounded

Copious rain causes flood in Gujarat, thousands marooned; high alert sounded

Incessant rain during the last 36 hours has thrown life out of gear in Gujarat.

Jul 25, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Three bodies recovered from IAF chopper crash site

The helicopter had taken off Tuesday from Pilputu helipad near Sagalee in Papum Pare district, around 30 km from the Arunachal Pradesh capital.
 

Jul 06, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh DGP appointed new NDRF chief

The NDRF, raised in 2006, has 12 battalions with a strength of over 13,000 personnel.

Jul 04, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Telangana: Girl stuck in borewell pulled out dead

The girl, fondly called as Chinnari, was playing with her elder sister when she accidentally fell in the nearly 450-feet-deep open borewell in a field at Ekkareddyguda village of Chevella mandal, about 60 kms from here, on Thursday around 7.15 pm.

 

Jun 25, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

Gurdwara collapse: 2 more bodies found, toll rise to 3, CM

 Two more bodies were found today from the debris of a gurudwara which collapsed on National Highway 1 here, taking the toll to three, even as NDRF and Haryana Police teams were carrying out operations to look for some more trapped persons.

Jun 13, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Moderate intensity quake hits Kutch in Gujarat

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on Richter scale shook parts of Gujarat's Kutch district today.

Mar 05, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Kanpur building collapse: SP leader Mahtab Alam, contractor booked; toll rises to 7

Kanpur building collapse: SP leader Mahtab Alam, contractor booked; toll rises to 7

The death toll in a building collapse in the Kanpur city in Uttar Pradesh rose to seven on Thursday, with three more labourers succumbing to their injuries, a police official said.

Feb 02, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets NDRF on its 12th Raising Day

Set up in 2006, the NDRF is a specialised force capable of responding to any type of disaster in the country and abroad.

Jan 31, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Tamil Nadu: Central team arrives in Chennai to assess drought impact

A team of central government officials arrived here on Saturday to assess the drought situation in Tamil Nadu following a plea by the state government.

Jan 21, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
Over 115 killed as 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derail

Over 115 killed as 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derail

With several passengers feared trapped, rescue personnel employed cold cutters to break open the compartments as gas cutters produced excessive heat and suffocation hampering their efforts.

Nov 20, 2016, 18:04 PM IST