World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 27, 2015
A forest is to be planted in a park close to Amsterdam's Schiphol airport to commemorate the victims of downed flight MH17, the organisation representing victims' families announced Thursday.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
A couple from Madhya Pradesh took compensation from both Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh governments after producing false documents to show that their two teenaged children had perished in the 2013 flashfloods in Kedarnath.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
A four-member disaster management team today had a narrow escape when their Pawan Hans helicopter crash-landed at Meluri Helipad in Phek district of Nagaland.
India News | NDTV | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Five people have been injured after a chopper carrying central disaster management team crashed today morning near Meluri in Nagaland.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Myanmar's newly elected government said today that it plans to tighten safety controls at the country's poorly regulated jade mines after a landslide swept over a mining encampment, resulting in a death toll expected to reach around 200 people.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
India and China are among the countries most affected by weather-related disasters with the two nations accounting for more than three billion disaster-affected people between 1995 and 2015, a new UN report has said ahead of the crucial Paris climate conference.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Search teams today said they had given up hope of finding survivors from a landslide in north Myanmar's jade mining heartland as they scoured for bodies from a disaster that left more than 100 dead.
Chennai News | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday November 22, 2015
As Chennai struggles to find its footing after the massive floods that has killed over 100 people, experts say it was a man-made disaster that was waiting to strike the city.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 19, 2015
A four-year-old boy died today after accidentally falling into an open borewell in Ratanpur village of Panchmahal district, police said. Piyush Vasviya fell into a 200-feet deep borewell at around 12 noon.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Egypt's government said Tuesday it is bolstering security at airports over the possibility that a Russian plane departing a Sinai resort was brought down by a bomb late last month.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) on Tuesday designated union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju as Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Champion for the Asia Region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 16, 2015
Here is an overview of France's worst railway disasters over the past three decades, a day after the country suffered its first deadly TGV accident.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 12, 2015
South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a murder conviction and life sentence for the captain in the Sewol ferry disaster, saying he had effectively drowned more than 300 passengers to save himself.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 11, 2015
As many as 19 persons had been killed in the last two days in various rain-related incidents including floods in Tamil Nadu, the government said today and announced a total relief of Rs 76 lakh to their families.
World News | Reuters | Sunday November 8, 2015
The death toll from two collapsed dams at a Brazilian mine will surely rise in coming days, a local mayor said on Saturday, as up to 10 residents of the nearest village remain missing in addition to 13 miners.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 7, 2015
Black box data from the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt last week indicates it was hit by a bomb, sources said, before an Egypt-led probe into the disaster was set to release its first findings Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The Russian airline whose jet crashed in Egypt, killing all on board, said on Monday the disaster could not have been caused by a technical fault or human error.
World News | Agebce France-Presse | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Japan has lofty ambitions to become a "hydrogen society" where homes and fuel-cell cars are powered by the emissions-free energy source, but observers say price and convenience are keeping the plan from taking off.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Public prosecutors on Tuesday called for a four-year jail term for the train driver involved in one of Spain's worst rail disasters, in which 80 people died in 2013, and that victims' families receive 42.9 million euros ($47.3 million) in compensation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 27, 2015
The massive earthquake that hit Pakistan and Afghanistan Monday caused panic among survivors of a 2005 earthquake disaster, with parents describing frantic efforts to reach their children for fear "doomsday" had come again.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Rescuers on Tuesday rushed to deliver relief aid to victims of a massive earthquake that hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan, killing at least 275 people over a wide swath of mostly mountainous terrain.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 26, 2015
The government of Japan today approved the reactivation of the Ikata nuclear plant, the third to become operational under new and strict security regulations following the Fukushima disaster in 2011.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
Delhi government today activated its disaster management teams soon after strong tremors jolted the national capital.
Opinion | Dorab R Sopariwala | Monday October 26, 2015
We need first-rate judges - because they are the final word in a democracy. Many top-notch lawyers would be willing to accept judicial positions if they were better compensated than they are today.