Uttarakhand forest fire: Over 1500 villages under threat, govt issues alert, NDRF teams deployed

Uttarakhand forest fire: Over 1500 villages under threat, govt issues alert, NDRF teams deployed

Over 150 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 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.

Chennai grapples with flood aftermath, Met forecasts more rains in Tamil Nadu

Chennai grapples with flood aftermath, Met forecasts more rains in Tamil Nadu

Torrential rains have left at leasts 245 people dead since October 1, according to the Tamil Nadu government.

Chennai rain: NDRF sends 20 more teams; rescues 10,000

The NDRF on Friday intensified its relief and rescue operations in the rain and flood-battered Chennai and its adjoining areas as it added 20 more teams for the job and rescued over 10,000 people till now.

Chennai floods crisis: Updates on Thursday

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa conducted a survey of flood-affected areas in Chennai on Thursday.

Chhath a special occasion at Lalu Prasad's residence

Lalu Prasad supervised the function at 10 Circular Road residence and offered evening 'aragya'.

Heavy rains lash Andhra, five killed

Heavy rains continue to lash three districts of Andhra Pradesh, killing at least five people.

CM Virbhadra Singh says efforts are on to trace third worker trapped in tunnel

Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday has expressed satisfaction over the success of rescue operation to extricate the employees trapped in the tunnel and said that while the two employees - Satish Tomar and Mani Ram - have been rescued, the operation to trace the third employee will continue.

Bilaspur tunnel horror partially ends as two workers rescued; will third one be able to make it?

Bilaspur tunnel horror partially ends as two workers rescued; will third one be able to make it?

In a fight between life and death, two of the three construction workers - trapped inside a partially collapsed under-construction tunnel in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur from past nine days – on Monday successfully saw the daylight. However, the whereabouts of the third worker is still not known yet.

Assam flood toll hits 13, CM Tarun Gogoi undertakes aerial visit

The flood situation across Assam continued to be grim as the toll rose to 13 on Sunday and 18 districts still remain inundated, officials said.

India plans to send NDRF teams to Myanmar

India plans to send NDRF teams to Myanmar to assist the neighbouring country in flood relief works, as rescuers in rain-battered nation are struggling to reach isolated regions.

NDRF operation in landslide-struck Zoumol village suspended

The rescue operation by the 20-member team of the National Disaster Response Force at landslide-hit Zoumol village in Manipur's Chandel district has been suspended, an official of the state Relief and Disaster Management said on Tuesday.