Army launches rescue, relief operation for flood victims in Jammu region

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.

Relief operations in Ganjam hit due to rains

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.

A month later, Uttarakhand relief down to a trickle

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.

Uttarakhand floods: Rs 4.4 crore for distributing solar lanterns

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.

Over 800 from Karnataka rescued in Uttarakhand

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.

Modi wants to become a "Rambo", Cong on Guj CM`s role in U`khand flood relief

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.

Uttarakhand calamity a national tragedy: Narendra Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the natural calamity that struck Uttarakhand has the proportions of a national tragedy.

Orissa flood: Toll 38, relief operation begins

With 11 more deaths, the
toll in the second spell of Orissa flood mounted to 38 on Wednesday.

Orissa flood: 27 dead, relief operations intensify

The people in the marooned villages will be given cooked
food till water completely recedes from their villages, Naveen Patnaik said.

Train derailment: IAF copters join rescue and relief operation

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.