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.

Eleven killed in Thane building crash
Eleven killed in Thane building crash

Eleven people were killed when a three-storey building came crashing down in Maharashtra`s Thane city early Tuesday, an official said.

At least 81 people die in recent floods in Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Odisha
At least 81 people die in recent floods in Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Odisha

At least 81 people died and more than 80 lakh people were affected in fresh floods due to excessive rains in worst affected Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Odisha.

Boy washed away in rains, Narbada canal breaches near Sanchore

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams were pressed into work even as one boy was today washed away in Sirohi district of Rajasthan amidst heavy rains creating a flood-like situation in parts of the state.

22 killed as heavy rains lash Gujarat, normal life hit
22 killed as heavy rains lash Gujarat, normal life hit

Incessant rains caused by a deep depression lashed northern and Kutch regions of Gujarat, causing death of 22 persons in various rain-related incidents and throwing life out gear, officials said here on Tuesday.

Darjeeling landslides: Rescue operations nearing end

Rescue operations in landslide-hit Darjeeling hills in West Bengal may be over in another two-three days, an official said here on Tuesday.

Darjeeling landslides toll rises to 40; 16 persons missing

With the recovery of two more bodies, the toll in landslide-battered Darjeeling district has risen to 40 even as 16 people still missing.

Two NDRF teams rushed to landslides-hit Darjeeling

 Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been rushed to Darjeeling to help in relief and rescue operations in the wake of landslides, a home ministry official said on Wednesday.

NDRF showcases safety measures to handle disasters

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Sunday organised "Community Capacity Building Programme" at two places in the national capital to make people aware of the safety measures to be adopted in times of disasters.

NDRF to participate in ASEAN event in China and Malaysia

A 14-member team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will travel to China and Malaysia later this month to participate in the ASEAN Regional Forum disaster relief exercise-2015.

Need to build capacity for tackling disasters: Home Secy

In the wake of the Nepal quakes, the Centre on Saturday stressed on the building of capacities of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Forces (SDRFs) to effectively tackle natural and man- made disasters.

India takes lead in negotiating draft UNGA resolution on Nepal

India has taken the lead in negotiating a draft UN General Assembly resolution on the devastating Nepal earthquake that will underline the need for the international community to continue its support for rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in the country.

NDRF put on alert after earthquake: Rajnath Singh

The National Disaster Response Force has been put on alert after two earthquakes struck India with epicentres in Nepal and Afghanistan

Would like India to help us restore the glory of Nepal: Envoy

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) came in for a special praise from Nepalese Ambassador Deep Kumar Upadhyay for their rescue operations in his country following the killer quake last month, who also sought assistance from India in rebuilding the quake-ravaged country.

Nepal takes charge of post-quake operations as toll mounts to 7, 557

Thousands of military and police personnel were on Tuesday deployed as Nepal took over from foreign rescue teams to mount massive operations to rehabilitate displaced victims of the devastating temblor that has killed at least 7,557 people, including 41 Indians.

NDRF to begin pulling out of quake-ravaged Nepal today
NDRF to begin pulling out of quake-ravaged Nepal today

India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will on Tuesday begin pulling out of quake-ravaged Nepal, a day after the government of the Himalayan nation asked rescue teams of all foreign nations to leave.

We will be withdrawing from Nepal and sending our troops back to India: NDRF DG

The NDRF  said on Monday that they would be withdrawing from Nepal which was hit by a devastating earthquake recently.

Nepal earthquake death toll reaches 7,365
Nepal earthquake death toll reaches 7,365

 The death toll in Nepal`s earthquake has risen to 7,365, the home ministry announced on Monday. It put the number of injured at 14,366,