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Sunday, Jan 19, 2020


Sep 23, 2019 06:10
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. read more
Sep 05, 2019 23:55
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 read more
Aug 19, 2019 21:09
Reckless infrastructure development is leading to environmental costs read more
Aug 12, 2019 00:12
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. read more
Jul 10, 2019 23:44
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). read more
Apr 05, 2019 09:19
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. read more
Dec 12, 2018 13:59
Japan was hit by a series of natural disasters in 2018, starting with massive flooding in western regions that killed over 200 people. read more
Sep 01, 2018 16:19
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... read more
Jul 15, 2018 22:12
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. read more
Apr 26, 2018 20:49
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. read more
Apr 09, 2018 22:15
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... read more
Mar 09, 2018 10:27
From Chasnala mining disaster to NTPC blast, a look at major industrial disasters in India read more