India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 6, 2015
The infrastructure in Uttarakhand that was devastated by the flash flood catastrophe of 2013 has been rebuilt and the state has also developed additional facilities to welcome pilgrims for a safe 'Chardham yatra' this year, Chief Minister Harish Rawa...
India News | Written by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Saturday January 24, 2015
The people of Kashmir, who are still grappling with the devastating effects of the flood in September, now have a new problem to contend with.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 16, 2015
The National Green Tribunal has directed Irrigation and Flood Control Department and concerned authorities to build special ghats on the banks of Yamuna where people can immerse idols and other religious offerings which will then be disposed of in a ...
Srinagar News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 15, 2015
To review the ongoing relief and rehabilitation work after last year's devastating floods, Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra would be visiting Srinagar on January 17.
Offbeat | Ruchira Hoon | Wednesday January 7, 2015
As new packages of the old favourite Nutties flood the markets, we are craving a bit of a blast from the past too. So much so, that we want to see some of these bad boys back on the shelves soon. We pick our favourite candies that need to make a big ...
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Mahendra Singh Dhoni retired from Test cricket on Tuesday after helping India draw the Boxing Day Test at the MCG. Some fans reacted with shock while some felt it was it was time Virat Kohli took over.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 15, 2014
India's response to disasters is not "adequate" and multiple agencies involved in this task need to step up their preparedness to a level ensuring that no person dies of human error, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today said.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today lashed out at BJP president Amit Shah for "falsifying facts" about the amount released by the Centre for the flood-affected people of the state.
India News | Nazir Masoodi | Saturday November 15, 2014
For thousands left homeless by the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir in September, the state government has come up with a plan - it will pay the rent for accommodations that those displaced by the floods choose to hire till the time government...
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 11, 2014
"Boys will flood the library if girls are allowed and there isn't enough space," the Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University has said in a roundly criticized comment rejecting demands to end restrictions on women students using the main libr...
Tuesday November 4, 2014
India has the world's deadliest roads, the result of a flood of untrained drivers, inadequate law enforcement, badly maintained highways and cars that fail modern crash tests.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 29, 2014
The National Disaster Response Force has deployed 14 rescue and relief teams with boats and other flood rescue equipment as a proactive measure to mitigate the situation during cyclonic storm Nilofar, which is expected to hit the Gujarat coast on Fri...
India News | NDTV.com | Monday October 27, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to a student of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Kuwait, thanking her for collecting Rs 2.15 lakh towards relief efforts in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma | Monday October 27, 2014
Duvvuri Rohini Pratyusha is a Class 12 student of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan school in Kuwait.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
With the announcement ofthe poll schedule for Jammu and Kashmir by the Election Commission today, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the ruling National Conference(NC) was more keen on rehabilitating the flood-affected people before "anyone else'...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday October 24, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent a working Diwali on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir, spending time with soldiers at Siachen and then visiting Srinagar, which has been devastated by the worst flood the state has seen in 100 years. He announced a Rs 7...
India News | Saurabh Gupta | Friday October 17, 2014
Diwali seems to have arrived early at Lohar Chawl in Mumbai's Bandra (east). The homecoming of seven-year-old Megha has left not just her family but the entire neighborhood overwhelmed with joy.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Meghalaya government on Wednesday sought financial assistance of Rs.3,072 crore for restoring propery damaged by floods and landslides due to incessant rains following cloudburst in the Garo Hills region.
India News | Reported by Zafar Iqbal, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 16, 2014
After a traumatic year, little Megha is back in Mumbai, reunited with her family. And the happy ending is all due to the floods in Srinagar - and the kindness of a total stranger.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
Northeast Frontier Railway on Sunday cancelled 10 trains, and changed the schedules and routes of three others due to damage in tracks by flood waters in Lower Assam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 5, 2014
The situation in flood-hit Assam remains grim with nearly four lakh people still affected even though water levels were receding at most places in the state.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Garments, carpets, fabric, woollens, handicrafts or tourism - the recent floods in the state have practically wiped out every business in Srinagar. As the waters recede, the scope of devastation is slowly coming into focus. And chances are it would o...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said the devastation left by last week's flash flood and landslide has taken the state back to what it was ten years ago.
India News | Alok Pandey | Friday September 26, 2014
At least 80 people have been killed in Assam and Meghalaya after the recent flash floods and landslides. But as the flood waters start receding, the focus is now on assessing the damage caused to infrastructure.