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May 21, 2019
Cyclone Fani aftermath: How 50 teams of NDRF worked tirelessly to bring storm-battered Odisha back to normalcyNDRF had deployed 50 teams, the second largest deployment after Kerala floods, often working over 16 hours a day to carry out rescue works in Cyclone Fani-hit areas in Odisha
Jan 26, 2019
Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh's Bir Billing landslide rescued by district authorityHundred of tourists stuck in a landslide in Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district have been rescued, a district official said Saturday.
Jan 19, 2019
Meghalaya mining accident: State may call off already disastrous rescue operation after consulting experts at siteWith the detection of the first body inside the 320-feet-deep illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, the families of the 15 workers trapped inside the quarry are prepared for the worst.
Dec 20, 2018
Amritsar mining engineer, who rescued 64 from West Bengal flooded quarry in 1989, to help trace Meghalaya minersOver a dozen miners were reportedly trapped on 13 December after water from nearby Lytein river gushed into the illegal coal pit in Meghalaya. All efforts made by the district authorities to trace them have turned futile over the past seven days
Dec 19, 2018
Hospital fires human-made disaster? India fails to learn lessons from past mistakes, most critical facilities ignore safety normsDespite thorough compliance laws in place, poor implementation ensures such incidents continue to recur at various government and private-run hospitals
Oct 06, 2018
21 dead, 15 injured in Jammu and Kashmir bus accident; Rs five lakh ex-gratia announced for kin of deceasedAn overcrowded minibus fell into a deep gorge on Saturday after the driver lost control over the vehicle on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district
Aug 26, 2018
'Kerala will always be grateful': State minister says fishermen rescued 65,000 people marooned during floodsKerala's fisheries minister said fishermen in 669 mechanised boats rescued 65,000 people marooned during the floods, braving the torrential rains.
Aug 21, 2018
Kerala floods: 373 people dead in state since 30 May following monsoon rains; 87 injured, 32 missingAltogether 87 people were injured and 32 others went missing in the deluge which hit all the 14 districts of the southern state. A total of 373 people have lost their lives and 32 others went missing in Kerala since 30 May following monsoon rainfall, the NDMA said in a statement.
Aug 10, 2018
Unrelenting rains force Kerala authorities to open dams' shutters; experts blame poor planning for scale of spateThe rain fury that left a trail of destruction across Kerala since 8 August has subsided but the water that it has brought to reservoirs of many major and minor dams continues to haunt a large segment of people in the state.
Aug 10, 2018
Half of Kerala reels under floods as death toll rises to 29, over 53,000 people left homelessNorthern and central Kerala have been battered by heavy rains of the Southwest monsoon since August 8, which has left 29 people dead, including three today.