The number of people evacuated from Nepal by the Indian Air Force (IAF) reached 3,358 as another flight carrying the evacuees landed in India on Friday, the defence ministry said.May 02, 2015, 01:07 AM IST
Relief and rescue work in quake-hit Nepal was in full swing with many Indian agencies, including the army, working hand-in-hand with the Nepali authorities to bring succour to the trapped and affected people, the government said on Tuesday.Apr 28, 2015, 23:17 PM IST
Following fresh tremors in Nepal, India on Sunday put on hold till 4 p.m. moving fresh relief and rescue missions to the Himalayan country.Apr 26, 2015, 14:42 PM IST
The Army has launched a rescue and relief operation for the people hit by flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Jammu region.Sep 04, 2014, 22:09 PM IST
Relief operations in the flood-ravaged Ganjam district was affected as rains continued to lash the district, even as authorities announced that schools in the district would remain closed till October 30, officials said on Sunday.Oct 27, 2013, 18:06 PM IST
The initial rush of relief material for Uttarakhand has come down to a trickle more than a month after the rain-flood tragedy, leaving NGOs wondering how to provide for thousands of locals stranded in the remote villages.Jul 21, 2013, 18:45 PM IST
Seeking to lighten up the houses in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand, the Centre on Monday allocated Rs 4.4 crore for distributing 20,000 solar lanterns in the state.Jul 08, 2013, 20:57 PM IST
Over 800 out of the over 1,300 people from Karnataka stranded in Uttarakhand have been rescued so far, an official statement said on Tuesday.Jun 25, 2013, 19:59 PM IST
As politics played out over Uttarakhand floods, Congress on Sunday targeted Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi saying he wants to become a "Rambo", dismissing reports he had helped in evacuation of 15,000 stranded people.Jun 23, 2013, 21:04 PM IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the natural calamity that struck Uttarakhand has the proportions of a national tragedy.Jun 21, 2013, 23:52 PM IST
With 11 more deaths, the
toll in the second spell of Orissa flood mounted to 38 on Wednesday.
The people in the marooned villages will be given cooked
food till water completely recedes from their villages, Naveen Patnaik said.
Joining rescue operations, IAF
today pressed a Chetak and two medium-lift MI-17 helicopters
from Kalikunda air base to assist relief work at the site of
the train derailment in Jhargram in West Bengal.