India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Questions are now being raised in Jammu and Kashmir on whether the Centre had violated procedures by directly debiting Rs 500 crore for the relief and rescue operations from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The Defence Ministry has raised a bill of Rs 500 crore for its assistance to Jammu and Kashmir government for carrying out relief and rescue operations during the floods that battered the valley last year.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday June 29, 2015
For relief and rescue operations during the floods that battered Kashmir last year, the armed forces produced a bill of Rs 500 crore, documents accessed by NDTV reveal.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 13, 2015
The flood situation in Assam worsened on Friday even as the meteorological department warned of more rains in the coming days. Two people have died due to the floods.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 6, 2015
In the just-concluded 'Operation Maitri' in the quake-hit Nepal, Indian Air Force and Army flew 2,223 sorties, shifted about 11,200 people to safer places and transported and dropped about 1,700 tonnes of relief material.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday May 31, 2015
Uttarakhand government has ordered an enquiry into the alleged defraud of funds during the 2013 relief operations by government officials, where they submitted inflated and forged bills.
World News | Written by Niha Masih | Monday May 18, 2015
Supriya is sleeping serenely tucked in a red dupatta, lying in her grandmother's arms at the Tudikhel relief camp in Kathmandu. She is barely a few hours old, the white hospital tag still visible on her tiny hand.
World News | Written by Vishnu Som | Wednesday May 13, 2015
Just as it seemed that Nepal had moved on from rescue operations to relief work, the massive aftershocks have brought it back to square one.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 12, 2015
A US Marine Corps helicopter involved in disaster relief efforts in Nepal was declared missing today while working in the vicinity of Charikot village, a spokesman for US Pacific Command said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he has directed authorities to be on alert for rescue and relief operations after another major earthquake struck Nepal.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 10, 2015
The tight-knit community of around 50 families has produced some of the world's greatest mountaineers, including Sherpa, who is something of a celebrity having reached the top of Everest a record 21 times.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 3, 2015
Nepal's disaster panel on Sunday recommended that 4,050 foreign rescue and search personnel be sent back as its own security personnel can handle the task of recovering the remaining bodies of people killed in the April 25 earthquake, an official said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 2, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will personally oversee relief operations for the earthquake victims at the Indo-Nepal border on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 2, 2015
Sujan Shrestha says it breaks his heart to look at the piles of rubble that are all that remain of the ancient Nepalese temples where he has worshipped all his life.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
US military aircraft, heavy equipment and air traffic controllers will start arriving in Nepal from today as part of a US relief operation following the devastating earthquake, a senior US officer said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 2, 2015
Nepal's government ruled out the possibility today of finding more survivors buried in the rubble from last weekend's massive earthquake as it announced the death toll had risen to 6,621.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 2, 2015
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit earthquake-hit areas of Bihar today to meet victims and to take stock of the ongoing rescue and relief operations, party leaders said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 1, 2015
Appreciating the help extended by Indian rescuers following the devastating earthquake that rocked Nepal on April 25, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said on Friday that the country is blessed to have neighbours like India.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 1, 2015
The United Nations warned fuel shortages threaten to halt all relief operations in Yemen "within days" as Saudi-led air strikes and ground fighting killed 47 people in second city Aden.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 30, 2015
Relief efforts to help millions of Nepalis reeling from the aftermath of a massive earthquake must be scaled up, the United Nations said, launching a $415 million appeal on Wednesday as survivors grew frustrated at the slow delivery of aid.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 30, 2015
US President Barack Obama called Nepal's prime minister on Wednesday to express his "deep condolences" for the loss of life in a massive earthquake that has devastated the Himalayan nation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Desperate to leave, thousands of people began gathering from before dawn outside the main bus station after the government promised to lay on special services to far-flung rural areas.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Sunita Sitoula is one of the lucky few who was literally pulled out from under a heap of rubble on Tuesday night without suffering any injuries at all. She was rescued alive by India's National Disaster Response Force personnel yesterday after being trapped under debris for 50 hours.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has reviewed the earthquake relief operations in border areas of the state even as schools and colleges reopened after two days due to the tremors.