By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 06:53 PM IST
ShakeOut drills were conducted across all Aga Khan Development Network institutions on the same day. The school has been conducting these drills twice every year for the past decade.
By Rajiv Makhni | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 12:20 AM IST
At first glance you’ll think it’s the latter, but you will be so wrong
By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 06:12 AM IST
Women are quicker to take cover or prepare to evacuate during an emergency, but often have trouble convincing the men in their life to do so, a new study suggests.
By Swapnil Rawal | Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:01 AM IST
Sent out just a few alerts even as rain battered the city and state; authorities say they were monitoring situation, insist BMC, collectorates 1st respondents
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2019 09:09 PM IST
Reckless infrastructure development is leading to environmental costs
By Surendra Gangan | Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 01:00 AM IST
According to the National Disaster Management manual, a disaster of such gravity is termed as an L-3 disaster and must be immediately announced so.
By Vikram Gopal | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 11:03 AM IST
About six months before the current crisis, a similar one played out as MLAs from the two coalition partners tried to defect to the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
By Alan Levin | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 10:48 AM IST
As speed and altitude readings started going haywire, a device known as a stick shaker activated on the left side of the cockpit, where the captain sits.
By Agence France-Presse | Tokyo
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 02:00 PM IST
Japan was hit by a series of natural disasters in 2018, starting with massive flooding in western regions that killed over 200 people.
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 12:04 AM IST
Many women, again in largely patriarchal societies like ours, are not used to taking any independent decisions. So they tend to not react in the face of disaster waiting for directions to come from an authority figure like a husband or an official. This leads to crucial time being wasted and possibly injuring or death when a natural disaster strikes.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2018 10:12 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government has denied the social media reports that it was charging from the disaster affected people in Pithorgarh for helicopter services being used for their evacuation.
By Malavika Vyawahare | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 08:50 PM IST
India is affected by over 30 types of disasters, including droughts, cyclones and earthquakes. Urban disasters such as slum fires are also emerging as a major area of concern.
By Deep Joshi | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2018 10:15 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government has drawn up a plan, under which its “entire disaster management system will be revamped” by getting it equipped with state-of-the-art tools and by involving communities in a big way in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 10-point Disaster Risk Reduction agenda
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2018 10:28 AM IST
From Chasnala mining disaster to NTPC blast, a look at major industrial disasters in India