Rath Yatra to be a heavily-guarded affair

About 180 platoons of police force and 1,000 officers will be deployed to maintain law and order situation during Rath Yatra.

published on : 28th June 2022

Flood in Silchar a man-made disaster: Himanta

Himanta Biswa Sarma reviewed the flood situation and relief measures taken by the Cachar district administration on Sunday.

published on : 26th June 2022

Focus on ‘action’ in Centre’s disaster management overhaul

The Consultative Committee’s meeting took place in the backdrop of the continuing devastating floods in large parts of Assam.

published on : 26th June 2022

NDRF third Battalion jawans step up for flood relief in Assam

Eight NDRF teams from Bhubaneswar and Itanagar along with a team of the Army from Dimapur in Nagaland have been deployed in Silchar.

published on : 26th June 2022

Chhattisgarh borewell mishap: How Odisha-based NDRF battalion snatched boy from jaws of death

Differently-abled Rahul (speech and hearing impaired) had fallen into the unused borewell in the backyard of his house while playing in Pihrid village on Friday afternoon.

published on : 16th June 2022

Adaimithipankulam quarry tragedy: Rescue op ends

Within six hours of the accident on May 14, we rescued two workers alive. Though another worker was rescued alive, he died in the hospital,” Vishnu said.

published on : 24th May 2022

Quarry tragedy: Another body found in Adaimithipankulam

Even as it drizzled on Wednesday morning, the rescue operation at stone quarry in Adaimithipankulam continued for the fourth consecutive day.

published on : 19th May 2022

Traffic cop rescues woman from drowning in river Krishna at Prakasam barrage  

The timely action of a traffic police sub-inspector and NDRF personnel rescued a woman from drowning in river Krishna at Prakasam barrage in Vijayawada on Sunday afternoon.

published on : 17th May 2022

Stone quarry accident toll now three, one still trapped

The condition of the other trapped man is not known although rescue efforts are continuing.

published on : 17th May 2022

Tamil Nadu: Six workers trapped beneath a boulder following landslide in Tirunelveli stone quarry

Two persons have been rescued so far while the fire and rescue services personnel are working on rescuing the others. 

published on : 15th May 2022

Delhi fire tragedy: Several reported missing after blaze in building near Mundka metro station

As many as 27 bodies have been recovered from the building that caught fire yesterday evening so and twelve people have been injured in the accident.

published on : 14th May 2022

Centre releases Rs 351.43 crore as crop damage compensation for Andhra Pradesh

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar also said that the Pradhan Mantra Fasal Bima Yojana was not being implemented in the State since the 2019-20 Rabi season.

published on : 6th April 2022

Parliamentary panel flags 'huge shortage' of equipment for NDRF

The panel, during its review, found that forest fires are not included in the list of disasters tackled by the specialised force.

published on : 4th April 2022

Three private contract workers, rickshaw driver die after falling into sewer in Delhi's Rohini

The workers have been identified as Bacchu Singh (54), Pintu (30) and Suraj Kumar Sahni (55) while a fourth person, an e-rickshaw driver identified as Satish Ratan Lal (38).

published on : 31st March 2022

CISF conducts mock drill to counter terrorist acts

As the situation “warranted” response from various agencies, the CISF alerted them as per the national disaster management protocol, the official said. 

published on : 28th March 2022
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