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Anger spills over in Chennai; residents, NGOs take over govts role to provide relief work

Dec 07, 2015

Anger spills over in Chennai; residents, NGOs take over govts role to provide relief work

Even as the flood waters have receded in Chennai, woes of citizens are far from over and the failure of the government to offer timely help has only aggravated the situation forcing residents to seethe in anger. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Floods #Natural Disaster #States #Chennai Floods #Nungambakkam High Road
As rains continue in TN, here's a look at the five worst floods to hit India

Dec 05, 2015

As rains continue in TN, here's a look at the five worst floods to hit India

The floods in Tamil Nadu have brought back memories of similar disasters from other parts of the country, most notably the 2005 deluge in Mumbai. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Chennai #Uttarakhand #Floods #Natural disasters #2005 Mumbai floods #Ladakh cloudburst
7.0 earthquake magnitude hits southwestern Japan coast

Nov 14, 2015

7.0 earthquake magnitude hits southwestern Japan coast

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the southwestern coast of Japan on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #Tsunami #earthquake #quake #Natural Disaster #Kagoshima
Live: Over 300 people dead after devastating earthquake hits Afghanistan, Pakistan

Oct 27, 2015

Live: Over 300 people dead after devastating earthquake hits Afghanistan, Pakistan

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.7, with its epicentre at Hindukush region near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, hit parts of North India and Pakistan. #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #earthquake #Natural Disaster #tremors #temblor #World #India #Delhi #Hindukush
US will provide assistance to quake-hit Afghanistan and Pakistan, says White House

Oct 27, 2015

US will provide assistance to quake-hit Afghanistan and Pakistan, says White House

Offering deepest condolences to those hit by a major earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the US has said it is ready to provide any kind of assistance to the two countries. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #USAid #earthquake #Natural disasters #Josh Earnest #US
'Most horrible 3 minutes of my life': Twitter reacts to earthquake in South Asia

Oct 27, 2015

'Most horrible 3 minutes of my life': Twitter reacts to earthquake in South Asia

As an earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of north India, people took to Twitter to flash news about the incident, pray for safety and express international support. #Twitter #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #earthquake #Natural Disaster #North India #Delhi
Tremors felt across North India after 7.7 magnitude quake in Afghanistan

Oct 26, 2015

Tremors felt across North India after 7.7 magnitude quake in Afghanistan

Earthquake tremors were felt across parts of North India, including New Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #earthquake #Natural Disaster #Tremor #temblor #India #Delhi
Indonesia fights massive forest fire, officials term it biggest in country's history

Oct 21, 2015

Indonesia fights massive forest fire, officials term it biggest in country's history

Indonesia is fighting massive forest and agriculture fires, the "biggest" in the country's history, a senior official said on Wednesday. #Environment #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Natural disasters #forest fires #Luhut Binsar Panjaitan
Eight persons killed, over six lakh affected by floods in Assam

Aug 21, 2015

Eight persons killed, over six lakh affected by floods in Assam

Eight persons were killed and over six lakh people hit by the floods in Assam. #NewsTracker #Assam #Tarun Gogoi #Brahmaputra #Floods #Natural Disaster #Assam CM #India