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Aug 26, 2017
Texas residents brace for Hurricane Harvey, the first major storm to hit US mainland in a decadeHurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on late Friday, unleashing torrents of rain and packing powerful winds, the first major storm to hit the US mainland in 12 years.
Aug 23, 2017
Rajnath Singh to attend SCO meeting on disaster prevention, could meet Chinese counterpartUnion home minister Rajnath Singh will attend a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on disaster prevention and relief in Kyrgyz Republic.
Jul 28, 2017
Assam floods: Seven-member central team assessing situation says damage 'very profound, large-scale'An inter-ministerial central team assessing the damages caused by floods in Assam Friday termed the destruction as "very profound and large-scale"
Jul 19, 2017
Assam floods: Death toll increases to 73, nearly five lakh people across 14 districts affectedThe flood in Assam on Wednesday claimed four more lives taking the toll to 73 though the overall situation continued to improve with around five lakh people affected
Jun 14, 2017
Bangladesh launches fresh rescue campaign as death toll due to landslides climbs to 137Southeastern hilly districts of Chittagong, Bandarban and Rangamati are the worst affected in Bangladesh.
Jun 11, 2017
NDRF base set up in Delhi; ready to respond to nuclear and biological attacksAn elite NDRF team equipped with nuclear and biological combat gear has been positioned in the national capital to quickly respond to dangerous threats.
May 06, 2017
China garbage dump landslide: 45 people, including 17 government officials convicted of negligenceBeijing: Forty-five people, including several officials, were sentenced up to 20 years in jail for their negligence and involvement in a landslide caused by huge waste dump in which 73 people were killed in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.
May 04, 2017
Avalanche hits van carrying 12 people in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir; five deadFive persons were buried alive on Thursday when a snow avalanche hit a public transport vehicle in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Jan 25, 2017
Kashmir: Avalanches near LoC leave four people dead, one army officer missingFour members of a family died on Wednesday as an avalanche buried their house in Gurez sector near the Line of Control in Kashmir
Aug 24, 2016
Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hits central Italy, at least 3 people killedCentral Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours on Wednesday, leaving at least three people dead.