Firefighters combat major wildfire blaze in France 

Temperatures were expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on Thursday in the region. The blaze forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people and destroyed at least 16 houses.

published on : 11th August 2022

As heavy rains lash Hyderabad,  dilapidated buildings in the city pose a threat to residents

The civic body identified a total of 584 dilapidated structures, out of which 128 structures were demolished and 199 structures have been repaired.

published on : 11th July 2022

Myanmar violence has displaced more than one million, says UN

Myanmar’s army in February last year seized power from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, triggering widespread peaceful protests

published on : 3rd June 2022

Fleeing the Russians: Evacuations are slow, arduous, fraught

Many of the evacuees are elderly, ill or have serious mobility problems, meaning volunteers have to bundle them into soft stretchers and slowly negotiate their way through narrow corridors.

published on : 28th May 2022

Odisha government rules out flood, but ready to evacuate

District Collectors to identify low-lying areas from where people will be evacuated

published on : 9th May 2022

State not to lower guard, ready to deal with cyclone

The SRC said that 862 permanent cyclone shelters can give shelter to around 1.6 lakh people.

published on : 8th May 2022

Ukraine hopes for more evacuations from besieged steel mill

Ukrainian authorities said the Russians also attacked at least a half-dozen railroad stations around the country.

published on : 4th May 2022

First civilians leave Mariupol steel plant; hundreds remain

Video posted online Sunday by Ukrainian forces showed elderly women and mothers with small children climbing over a steep pile of rubble from the sprawling Azovstal steel plant.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Evacuation of civilians from Ukrainian steel plant begins

Video posted online Sunday by Ukrainian forces showed elderly women and mothers with small children climbing over a steep pile of rubble from the sprawling Azovstal steel plant.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Ukraine to evacuate more civilians from besieged Mariupol

Russia's defence ministry gave a lower figure of 80 civilians, adding: "Those who wished to leave for areas controlled by the Kyiv regime were handed over to UN and ICRC (Red Cross) representatives".

published on : 2nd May 2022

Russia-Ukraine war: Evacuations underway in Mariupol

Up to 1,000 civilians are believed to be hunkered down with an estimated 2,000 Ukrainian fighters beneath the Soviet-era steel plant that is the only part of the city not occupied by the Russians.

published on : 1st May 2022

UN works to broker civilian evacuation from Mariupol 

 Ukraine's forces, meanwhile, fought to hold off Russian attempts to advance in the south and east, where the Kremlin is seeking to capture the country's industrial Donbas region.

published on : 30th April 2022

Russia says Ukrainian authorities at Kyiv foiled evacuation from Mariupol

"The Kyiv authorities have again cynically undermined this humanitarian operation," Russia said in a statement, accusing the Ukrainian government of "indifference" towards its citizens.

published on : 26th April 2022

Russia- Ukraine conflict: AG tells SC that Union govt has evacuated 22500 students from Ukraine

The court was hearing a plea filed by lawyer Vishal Tiwari seeking immediate and effective diplomatic steps and measures for the evacuation of the stranded Indian citizens in Ukraine.

published on : 21st March 2022

Working to ensure studies of students from Ukraine go on: DMK Rajya Sabha MP Tiruchi Siva

Chief Minister Stalin had already announced that all the travel expenses for Tamil Nadu students would be borne by the State government.

published on : 14th March 2022

Mission impossible? not for divya

With the government failing to proactively address the issue of stranded students, Dr Divya Raj who has been in Ukraine for 18 years comes to the rescue of many

published on : 13th March 2022

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Debua thanks India for evacuating four Nepalese citizens from Ukraine 

The evacuation of the Nepalese students was done as part of India's 'Operation Ganga' that was launched to bring back the Indians stuck in Ukraine after Russia launched a military attack on Feb 24.

published on : 12th March 2022

Scarred but relieved: Indian students share Ukrainian ordeal as exodus comes to an end

Exhaustion, scars and uncertainty hanging heavy, students of Ukrainian universities from Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad recount stories of struggles and scarcity that dotted their journey.

published on : 10th March 2022

Ukraine war: Home trip was never so sweet for Indian students of Sumy State University

According to Pinaki Ranjan, a fifth year student from Assam's Nagaon, buses were arranged for the students to move to Poltava from where they will be evacuated to Romania and later to India.

published on : 9th March 2022

Ukraine evacuation is one of its kind: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri

He said that well-coordinated measures were taken to ensure safe return of the Indian citizens and they encountered 'unique' situations, which were handled efficiently because of quick communication.

published on : 9th March 2022
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