World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 3, 2015
US President Barack Obama warned Friday that Russia's aggressive military campaign in Syria supporting strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could still work with Moscow on reducing tensions.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 3, 2015
US President Barack Obama warned Friday that Russia's military engagement in Syria in support of strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could still work with Moscow on reducing tensions.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Indonesia has sent nearly 21,000 personnel to fight forest fires raging in its northern islands, the disaster management agency said on Tuesday, but smoke cloaks much of the region with pollution readings in the "very unhealthy" region in neighbouring Singapore.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 28, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said South Asian countries must work together to tackle climate change to prevent national disasters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 26, 2015
"We can't find him" was the lament of anxious relatives and friends Saturday as they scoured hospital wards and the morgue, two days after the disaster at the haj.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 26, 2015
The authorities in the Ukraine have collected new human remains of victims of the MH17 flight disaster, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice has said.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 25, 2015
The application - Disaster Ready Assam - was inaugurated by Chief Secretary V.K. Pipersenia in Guwahati on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 25, 2015
More than 60 people were injured and 200 houses damaged Friday when a powerful earthquake rocked remote eastern Indonesia, a disaster agency official said, and warned the number of victims could rise.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Wednesday September 23, 2015
"India's reservation policy has become a disaster" - that was the scathing critique from celebrated economist Jagdish Bhagwati in an interview to NDTV's Buck Stops Here from New York's Columbia University.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
A Chinese firefighter, who slipped into coma after receiving serious injuries in the country's worst industrial disaster at Tianjin port, regained consciousness 40 days after the incident.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping called Tuesday for better relations with the United States, warning that conflict between the two could have a disastrous outcome.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
Voicing concern over the huge damage to lives and economy inflicted due to disasters in the country, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today asked researchers and business organisations to join government's initiatives on disaster preparedness and management.
Reuters | Monday September 21, 2015
The prototype "Rescue Base Station" (RBS) in Pakistan is the country's first emergency telecoms system that would work on normal cell phones.
World News | Reuters | Saturday September 19, 2015
Indonesia will take 30 days to bring smouldering forest fires under control, the national disaster management agency said on Friday, as smog from the fires pushes pollution in Southeast Asia to record highs.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Saudi Arabia suspended construction giant Saudi Binladin Group from new contracts on Tuesday following Friday's collapse of a crane in Mecca's Grand Mosque which killed 107 people.
Mumbai News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Hundreds of lives were in jeopardy for a few seconds this morning as a local train in Mumbai lurched off course. The seven compartments of the train, operating on the Western Line, slid onto the adjoining track. Disaster was averted as an alert driver on the approaching train hit the brakes, preventing a collision.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 10, 2015
After days of smooth operation, Austria's transfer of migrants to Germany appeared to break down on Thursday as a rush of people crossing from Hungary forced it to suspend train services across that border.
Indians Abroad | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 10, 2015
A prominent Indian-American hotelier has been indicted on several criminal charges, including bribing a former government official and committing a disaster relief fraud, authorities said.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Months ago, two women from Nepal had left their homes, flattened by the powerful earthquake, in search of better life outside. Little did they know the journey would take them through captivity, sexual assault, torture and starvation -- from Jeddah to Millennium City.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 6, 2015
The capital witnessed 66 cases of roof or building collapse in the past five months which left 14 people dead and 110 others injured.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 6, 2015
Malaysian rescuers have recovered the bodies of 35 more Indonesian migrants killed when their boat sank three days ago, along with another survivor, taking the toll in the disaster to 50, officials said Sunday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 3, 2015
The flood situation in Assam has worsened with flood waters having submerged over 2,000 villages in 19 districts, affecting over 13 lakh people, officials said today.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 3, 2015
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said images of a drowned Syrian toddler on a Turkish beach showed the need for urgent action by Europe to address the migrant crisis.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
India will launch a second multi-spectral remote sensing Indonesian satellite that will help the country to monitor land-use, natural resource and in disaster mitigation.