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Apr 01, 2019
Toll in Nepal rainstorm rises to 35, over 400 injured; poor weather, fallen trees obstruct rescue operationsThe toll in the massive rainstorm that swept through many places in Nepal on Sunday rose to 35 on Monday, Nepal Army spokesperson Yam Prasad Dhakal said. Earlier, he had said 'over 400 were injured in rainstorms in Nepal'.
Jan 30, 2019
Brazil dam collapse: Five arrested as toll rises to 85; dead fish wash up downstreamAuthorities arrested five people on Tuesday in connection with the collapse of a Brazilian mine dam, while the death toll rose to at least 84 and the carcasses of fish floated along the banks of a river downstream that an indigenous community depends on for food and water.
Jan 25, 2019
Gurugram building collapse: NDRF calls off rescue operations; Manohar Lal Khattar announces Rs 3 lakh compensation to familiesThe rescue operations in the Gurugram building collapse incident has been called off by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Friday. Seven bodies have been recovered after a four-storey building collapsed at Ullawas.
Jan 23, 2019
Taiwan's 'Bikini Climber' social media star Gigi Wu dies after ravine fall in Yushan National ParkTaiwan’s rescue teams were trying to retrieve the body of Gigi Wu, dubbed the Bikini Climber by fans, after she fell down a ravine in Yushan national park
Dec 20, 2018
Number of miners trapped in 'rat-hole' coal mine in Meghalaya goes up to 15: 7 days on, incessant rain makes rescue ops trickyThe number of people trapped inside the rat-hole mines of East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya has gone up to 15. Reports confirmed the news as officials are still attempting to rescue the miners who have been tapped inside the illegal coal mines.
Nov 28, 2018
Cyclone Gaja: E Palaniswami tours storm-hit areas in Tamil Nadu; distributes relief material, assures victims of helpThe chief minister assured the victims of all possible assistance. Palaniswami also inspected the repair work of the damaged TNEB sub-station in Kameswaram village.
Nov 23, 2018
Cyclone Gaja: Kamal Hassan calls funds sought from Centre an 'arbitrary figure', wants PM to visit Tamil NaduThe Prime Minister and other Central Ministers concerned need to visit the affected regions, rather than the chief minister of the affected state visiting Delhi, Haasan said.
Nov 22, 2018
Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu govt seeks nearly Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre towards relief, rehabilitationAccording to the abstract of the memorandum submitted to Modi by the chief minister which was released here, Tamil Nadu has sought a total sum of Rs 14,910 crore towards permanent renovation activities in various areas, including the power sector which has been badly hit.
Nov 20, 2018
E Palaniswami visits districts hit by Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu, distributes relief materialE Palaniswami had announced Rs 1000 crore for immediate relief and rehabilitation works in areas affected by Cyclone Gaja
Nov 18, 2018
Toll in Cyclone Gaja at 45, says Edappadi Palaniswami; Tamil Nadu CM urges all political leaders to join relief opsEdappadi Palaniswami said relief operations were underway on a war footing in the districts affected by Cyclone Gaja, and state ministers have been deployed in Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, and Pudukottai to monitor them.