Assam issues high alert on cyclone Amphan, directs SDMA to set up control room

The Assam government on Tuesday issued a high alert over cyclone 'Amphan' and directed the state disaster management authority to set up a control room to deal with the situation.

May 19, 2020, 21:06 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

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

Amid heavy rainfall warning, central team to visit floods-hit Bihar to review situation

A central government team is likely to visit Bihar on Friday to review floods situation across the state amid heavy rainfall warning by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). According to reports, the inter-ministerial team of the central government is being led by G Ramesh Kumar, Joint Secretary in the Home Ministry.

Oct 04, 2019, 08:25 AM IST

12 dead after boat capsizes in Godavari, several missing; Navy choppers involved in rescue operation

Andhra Pradesh CM has announced compensation for the kin of the victims.

Sep 15, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

Watch Satte Pe Satta, 13 July 2019

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Jul 14, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

5W1H: Heavy rain lashes Bihar, IMD issues high alert for next 48 hours

Heavy rainfall has thrown life out of gear in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim and parts of West Bengal. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in these states for next 48 hours. Watch full video to know more.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Heavy Rainfall in Bihar, Northeast; IMD issues high alert

Heavy rainfall has paralyzed normalcy of life in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim and parts of West Bengal.Watch full video to know more.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

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Jul 09, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

ITBP, SDRF continue search for missing foreign climbers, 4 rescued

8 others are still missing and the ITBP along with the SDRF is continuing the search for the missing climbers on the 2nd day.

Jun 02, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: High alert in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh; Control Rooms set up to monitor situation

In Andhra Pradesh too, a red alert has been issued for Srikakulam and Vizianagarm districts. 

May 03, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Cyclone Gaja to hit southern coast today; schools, colleges closed in Tamil Nadu, Navy on alert

According to IMD, Cyclone Gaja is expected to make a landfall between Pamban and Cuddalore this evening. 

Nov 15, 2018, 06:48 AM IST

Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the person who died after a portion of Majerhat bridge in the West Bengal capital collapsed on Tuesday.

Sep 05, 2018, 20:12 PM IST

3 dead after landslides in Uttarakhand's Kot village, 8 feared trapped under debris

Several houses collapsed due to landslides in Kot village near Buda Kedar in Uttarakhand on Wednesday morning.

Aug 29, 2018, 09:08 AM IST

3-year-old girl who fell in 110-feet deep borewell in Bihar's Munger rescued

Three-year-old Sanno slipped and fell into a borewell shaft, said to be more than 100 feet deep, in the evening on Tuesday.

Aug 01, 2018, 21:02 PM IST

MP: Boy who fell into 33-feet deep borewell rescued, condition stable

A four-year-old kid fell in a 33-feet deep open borewell triggering the authorities to begin rescue operation to save the toddler.

Mar 12, 2018, 00:38 AM IST

4-year-old boy falls into 33-feet deep borewell in MP's Dewas, rescue work on

A 4-year-old boy fell into a 33-feet deep borewell in Umaria village in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district on Saturday morning.

Mar 11, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Maharashtra: First batch of SDRF personnel to be stationed by June

A team of 428 will be split into two groups. They will be back in June from training and stationed at Vidarbha and North Maharashtra.

May 28, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

Heavy rains continue to pound Telangana, Andhra Pradesh; death toll rises to 9

Authorities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have sought help of Army for possible rescue operations as heavy rains continued to lash the two states for a second consecutive day on Friday, claiming at least eight innocent lives.

Sep 23, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

45,000 people affected in first wave of floods in Assam

Around 45,000 people have been affected across four districts of Assam in the first wave of floods, the state disaster management authority said.

Apr 24, 2016, 20:24 PM IST