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A responsive government displayed an empathetic concern for citizens as bureaucrats, cops, army officials, the NDRF worked round the clock

06 Dec 2023 12:00 AM

1 per cent extra cess in calamity-hit Kerala okayed

Kerala had asked the GST Council for levying cess to fund rehabilitation work.

07 Jan 2019 6:17 AM

Bajaj Auto announces Rs 2 crore contribution for Kerala flood relief

The contribution is in addition to the Rs 50 lakh already contributed by various Bajaj Trusts.

21 Aug 2018 1:45 PM

Cyclone Ockhi: 39 people dead, 167 fishermen missing in TN, Kerala

Joint Secretary in the ministry Sanjeev Kumar Jindal also said the cyclone is slowing down and would have no impact in Gujarat.

05 Dec 2017 7:30 PM

Cyclone Ockhi kills 14 in TN, Kerala, may hit Mumbai, Gujarat

Ockhi is expected to travel north towards Mumbai and Gujarat in the next 48 hours, according to IMD.

02 Dec 2017 3:45 PM


One-fifth of cancer survivors suffer from PTSD: study

To these patients, seeking help for the emotional issues they face is akin to admitting weakness.

20 Nov 2017 4:44 PM

Deadliest earthquake in Iran kills 530, injures more than 8000

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations had ended.

15 Nov 2017 2:17 PM

Afghanistan: Earthquake of 5.7 magnitude felt in Hindu Kush region

No loss of life or property has been reported so far.

29 Oct 2017 3:42 PM

Bengaluru deluge: Woman rescued from car submerged in waist-deep water

The hood of the car was almost submerged when bystanders noticed the woman inside, shouting for help.

14 Oct 2017 6:16 PM

California wine country ablaze; at least 10 dead, homes destroyed in wildfire

Two hospitals in Santa Rosa, the largest city in the region with 1,75,000 people, were forced to evacuate patients.

10 Oct 2017 9:50 AM


Hurrican Nate slams into southern United States, leaves dozens dead

The storm was packing winds of 85 miles (140 kilometers) per hour as it was bearing north at 20 miles (31 kilometers) per hour.

08 Oct 2017 12:11 PM

Crop losses: Man gets Rs 4.70 as insurance in Madhya Pradesh

Uttam Singh, a farmer hailing from Tilaria village in the district, has received insurance claim of Rs 17 for his soybean crop loss.

20 Sep 2017 2:35 AM

US: Indian student saved from Hurricane-hit Texas lake dies in hospital

Shalini Singh along with another Indian student Nikhil Bhatia, had gone swimming on last Saturday.

04 Sep 2017 9:41 AM

Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla NH buries vehicles

Traffic movement was affected after the natural calamity.

02 Sep 2017 6:12 PM

Assam floods: 5 more lives lost as situation grows tense

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 2 people died in Dhemaji and one each in Lakhimpur, Kokrajhar, Morigaon districts.

12 Aug 2017 7:51 PM


Gujarat floods: 25 dead, 14 from same family, as rains wreak havoc

The State Emergency Operation Centre said, death toll across the state due to rains, floods in current season stood at 94 till Wednesday.

27 Jul 2017 11:25 AM

25, including 14 of family dead in Gujarat floods; death toll rises to 119

Twenty five bodies were fished out on Wednesday by the police and locals after the flood water receded in the district.

26 Jul 2017 7:55 PM

Gujarat floods: IAF rescues mother with new-born twins, pregnant woman

Due to incessant rains over the past 2 days in Gujarat, the village of Nana Matra was cut off from the district.

24 Jul 2017 10:36 AM

14 feared dead as rains trigger landslide in Arunachal Pradesh

According to Additional Deputy Commissioner Jalash Pertin, chances of finding survivors are dim though rescue operations are on.

11 Jul 2017 6:52 PM

32 dead as lightning hits Bihar hard

Bihar would soon launch a lightning-tracker app that would alert people about thunder and lightning, a disaster management official said.

10 Jul 2017 8:05 PM