Amit Shah holds review meeting on impending cyclone with NDMA, NDRF, IMD, Indian Coast Guard

Amit Shah also held a video conference meeting with Chief Ministers of Gujarat and Maharashtra,

Jun 01, 2020, 22:31 PM IST

NDRF deploys 9 teams in Maharashtra amid cyclonic warning

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Monday (June 1, 2020) deployed 9 teams to Maharashtra in view of the development of the cyclone in the Arabian sea.

Jun 01, 2020, 17:54 PM IST

West Bengal calls for Indian Army's support to restore essential infrastructure, services after Cyclone Amphan havoc

Earlier on Saturday, the West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said on the power outrage, "I would urge all to not engage in politics in the present times. Yes, there is power outage but Calcutta Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC) is not under the state govt. It is a private company but we have been telling them for three days to restore power."

May 23, 2020, 17:11 PM IST

Cyclone Amphan: Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Bengal, Odisha CMs, assures help

The Indian government said the cyclone had the potential to cause extensive damage like Cyclone Fani, which hit India at this time last year. Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Bengal, Odisha CMs, assures help. To know more watch the video

May 19, 2020, 13:42 PM IST

Cyclone Amphan races towards West Bengal, Odisha; PM reviews situation, 37 NDRF teams deployed

Extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' on Monday turned into a super cyclonic storm, only the second over the Bay of Bengal in two decades, and is spiralling towards Indian shores, prompting West Bengal and Odisha governments to start evacuating people from vulnerable areas. 

May 18, 2020, 23:06 PM IST

Cyclone Amphan Live: Govt warns of heavy damage along West Bengal coast

Cyclonic storm Amphan is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening and unleash heavy rains coupled with high-velocity winds in coastal Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal.

May 18, 2020, 14:46 PM IST

NDRF deploys additional teams in Odisha, West Bengal as Cyclone Amphan closes in

Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall, accompanied by high-speed winds and tidal waves are expected along the coast of West Bengal and Odisha. 

May 17, 2020, 13:04 PM IST

5 dead, one injured after car falls into 300-feet-deep gorge near Devprayag

However, the heavy rainfall in the area is affecting the rescue operation being carried out there.

Jan 16, 2020, 12:44 PM IST

Two cops, 2 fire department officials among injured in Delhi's Anaj Mandi fire

The factory was making handbags and lots of raw material was stored inside the building due to which the fire spread quickly, media reported.

Dec 08, 2019, 12:21 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: Centre gives over Rs 419 crore to WB, Rs 552 crore to Odisha under SDRF, says MoS Rai

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that during the year 2019-20, central share amounting to Rs. 414.90 crore to West Bengal and Rs. 552.00 crore to Odisha has been released under SDRF by the Central Government and additional financial assistance to states is extended from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF). 

Nov 27, 2019, 21:54 PM IST

Cyclone 'Bulbul' becomes intense; IMD warns Odisha, West Bengal of heavy rains on Nov 9, asks people to stay indoors

Earlier today, the IMD said that 'Cyclone Bulbul' formed over the Bay of Bengal has intensified and is set to head towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts.

Nov 08, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Cyclonic storm 'Maha' moving towards Gujarat coast; IAF, Navy, NDRF teams on alert

Cyclone Maha is expected to make landfall on the Gujarat coast between Devbhumi-Dwarka district and Union Territory of Diu in the early hours of Thursday. 

Nov 06, 2019, 08:41 AM IST

NDRF rescues five-year-old Shivani from borewell in Haryana

The NDRF team tried to pull out the girl using noosed rope, after they identified her foot through a CCTV footage. The rescue team failed in their initial attempt and were trying other methods to pull her out. Shivani was finally taken out on Monday but there was no body movement of the child observed. 

Nov 04, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Five-year-old girl falls into a borewell in Haryana, rescue operation underway

The girl is identified as Shivani. The NDRF team is carrying the rescue operation. This is the second such incident reported in the past two weeks. Earlier a 2-year-old kid Sujit Wilson, feel into an 88-feet borewell in Nadukattupatti village of Tamil Nadu.

Nov 04, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Sardar Patel 144th Birth Anniversary: CISF, NDRF, NSG demonstrates on how to deal with crisis

Sardar Patel 144th Birth Anniversary: CISF, NDRF, NSG demonstrates on how to deal with crisis. Watch video to know more.

Oct 31, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

Patna gears up for Chhath, 22 ghats declared as 'dangerous'

"From Danapur to Patna city, arrangements have been made at as many as 90 ghats for fast observers. Chhat ghats are being prepared on the banks of the Ganga river for devotees. As a precautionary measure, barricades have been put up at the ghats in the wake of the rise in the water level in the Ganga river," said a district administration official.

Oct 29, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

2-year-old Sujith Wilson fell into a 25-feet deep borewell, rescue operations underway

The infant is identified as Sujith Wilson who fell into the borewell while playing near his house. Soon after the incident was reported the rescue team reached the spot and started their operations. A medical team was also called to supply oxygen to the child. 

Oct 27, 2019, 12:36 PM IST

Telangana: Bodies of all six who went missing after car fell into canal recovered

All of them used to work at a private hospital in AS Rao Nagar, Hyderabad. NDRF team along with police were involved in the search operation. The incident took place on the night of October 18, when the six men were returning to Hyderabad after attending a marriage function at Kodad area.

Oct 19, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Bodies of 3 people trapped in coal mine in Asansol recovered by NDRF

The incident occurred on October 13 when four people allegedly tried to dig the mine illegally, during which three of them got trapped inside it.

Oct 18, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

DNA: Bihar battles floods yet again but government in a 'No learning mode'

Bihar is battling floods yet again this monsoon season, as water level in the Ganga and other rivers surged after heavy rainfall continued to lash the region.

Oct 04, 2019, 23:18 PM IST