Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 19:09
Nearly five months after devastating floods ravaged the hill state, Uttarakhand is yet to formulate a disaster management plan to meet any future calamity.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 21:14
Prince Charles Thursday advised NGOs engaged in rehabilitation efforts in Uttarakhand to work on minimising the effects of climate change and preventing a natural disaster of the scale that hit the state in June.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 13:16
Underlining the need to learn "right lessons" from the Uttarakhand tragedy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the country has to equip itself in a better way to prevent disasters and check their fall out.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 22:09
Modern satellites are helping scientists monitor how quickly Venice - the "floating city" of romance - is sinking with an unprecedented level of resolution.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 18:25
Amid a row over South China Sea with its maritime neighbours, China said it is leading a plan to set up a Tsunami and other natural disaster warning systems in the area.
Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 17:31
For the first time, a large-scale exercise in the prevention and elimination of the aftermaths of emergency situations and natural calamities has begun in Russia`s Kamchatka territory.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 18:24
Emerging economies in Asia, including India and the Philippines are among the top ten countries which face the greatest financial risk from natural disasters, a new study has claimed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 13:58
A devastating natural disaster should be declared "severe" within three days, a Parliamentary panel has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 16:05
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said Assam`s erosion problem will be included in the list of the country`s natural disasters.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 22:49
Authorities here on Tuesday issued a fresh avalanche warning for snow-bound areas in Gurez sector of Bandipora district of Kashmir.
Last Updated: Monday, February 28, 2011, 14:12
Within a generation, water demand in many countries is forecast to exceed supply by an estimated 40%.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 10:38
The two linked satellites will monitor zones with high seismic and volcanic activity.
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