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Army, NDRF begin rescue, relief work in rain-hit Hyderabad

Army, NDRF begin rescue, relief work in rain-hit Hyderabad

There was no respite for flooded residential colonies in Alwal, Kukatpally, Miyapur, Nizampet and Begumpet as more rains lashed Hyderabad since Friday night.

Four people killed in Darjeeling building collapse

At least four people were killed and several others injured after a three-storey building collapsed in Dr. Zakir Hussain area of West Bengal`s Darjeeling city in the wee hours of Friday.

Rains finally cover entire Gujarat

The southwest monsoon penetrated deeper into Gujarat and has covered the entire state, leading to rainfall at most places in the drought-prone Saurashtra-Kutch region as well as central Gujarat areas.

India, Nepal discuss security issues

Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa arrived in New Delhi on Friday.

Odisha issues cyclone alert, prepares to face impact of cyclone Roanu

With the met office predicting Cyclone Roanu to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm, Odisha government today issued alert in at least 12 districts and asked authorities to be prepared to face eventualities.

CM Chandrababu Naidu reviews situation as heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh

CM Chandrababu Naidu reviews situation as heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh

 With heavy rains lashing different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of cyclonic storm Roanu, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday directed officials to take all steps to ensure that normal life is not affected.

Uttarakhand forest fire under control, no death so far: Rajnath Singh

Uttarakhand forest fire under control, no death so far: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh denied reports of deaths due to forest fires in Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand forest fire spreads, timber mafia's involvement suspected

Uttarakhand forest fire spreads, timber mafia's involvement suspected

The Union Home Ministry has sent a four-member expert team to Uttarakhand to look into the forest fires in the state.

NDRF says ‘fire out in 70% of affected areas’, Centre sends team to probe Uttarakhand forest fires

NDRF says ‘fire out in 70% of affected areas’, Centre sends team to probe Uttarakhand forest fires

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) confirmed that of the 427 locations, fire in 70 percent of the areas were out.

Uttarakhand forest fire LIVE: 1500 villages under threat, govt issues alert

Uttarakhand forest fire LIVE: 1500 villages under threat, govt issues alert

Over 1500 villages on Sunday were under threat from the raging forest fires in Uttarakhand, prompting the centre to deploy three teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to bring the inferno under control.

Forest fires threaten to wipe out 1,500 villages in Uttarakhand, NDRF, IAF step in to mitigate crisis, govt issues alert

Forest fires threaten to wipe out 1,500 villages in Uttarakhand, NDRF, IAF step in to mitigate crisis, govt issues alert

On Saturday, Indian Air Force has also deployed an 11-member team equipped with a Mi-17 helicopter to control the blaze. This comes after the state government sought its help.

Forest fires rage in Uttarakhand; three NDRF teams deployed

Forest fires rage in Uttarakhand; three NDRF teams deployed

NDRF director general OP Singh said his personnel have already started work in the affected areas.

Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh's ​Tawang; 16 killed, PM Narendra Modi expresses grief

Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh's ​Tawang; 16 killed, PM Narendra Modi expresses grief

The landslide took place near village Phamla in Tawang. 

Kolkata flyover collapse: Death toll rises to 26

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General O.P. Singh on Saturday told ANI that the death toll in the flyover collapse in North Kolkata rose to 26.

There were faults in planning, design of Kolkata flyover: TMC

The death toll due to the flyover collapse in Kolkata rose to 24 today.

PIL seeks court-monitored probe into Kolkata flyover collapse

A petition was filed on Friday at the Calcutta High Court for a court-monitored probe into the flyover tragedy here that has claimed 24 lives so far.

IVRCL washes its hands off Kolkata incident, says flyover collapse was an accident

Hyderabad-based construction company IVRCL, which has been drawing flak for describing yesterday`s flyover collapse in Kolkata as an `Act of God`, on Friday said that the expression was used to state that the mishap was beyond anyone`s control.

Kolkata flyover tragedy: As it happened on Friday

Kolkata flyover tragedy: As it happened on Friday

The Kolkata police have sealed the city office of IVRCL Infrastructure -- the implementing agency of Kolkata's Vivekananda Road Flyover, which collapsed on Thursday.

NDRF working to plug radiation from tanker near Bangalore

Special NDRF teams are trying to salvage and render safe a tanker laden with dangerous chemicals that had toppled some 40-km away from here on the Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway.

Relief efforts underway in full-swing in quake-hit Manipur

Relief efforts underway in full-swing in quake-hit Manipur

Most offices in state capital - private and government departments dealing with non-essential services - were closed besides educational institutions.