Disaster Management
Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

Bokaro officials push for safe Durga Puja

The district administration on Thursday met organisers of Durga Pujas in Bokaro to ensure a safe and peaceful festival amid the pandemic.  It was decided that the festival would be celebrated wh...
By Our Correpondent in Bokaro

North East  /  Published 22.09.20

PM prod to IIT-G on disaster study

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged IIT Guwahati to establish a centre for disaster management and risk reduction so that it can provide expertise in not only dealing with the disasters in t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.20

Home-stay violations in Ranchi: 170 FIRs

The Ranchi district administration has lodged FIRs against at least 170 people in the past two months for violating home quarantine norms after returning to the Jharkhand capital from other states, of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Dealing with the deluge: Floods in India

The last few months have been the most challenging for India as it has faced a multitude of challenges such as Covid-19, earthquakes, cyclones, a locust attack, heat wave, lightning deaths and floods....
By Yashobanta Parida, Joyita Roy Chowdhury, Parul Bhardwaj in

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.20

On target: Bombay HC on Tablighi Jamaat

India has failed in its ancient principle of regarding the guest as deity when incarcerating 29 foreign nationals who had come to Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz for the Tablighi Jamaat in March. This...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 18.08.20

SC: no need to transfer PM-CARES funds

Holding that financial planning is in the domain of the Centre, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct transfer of contributions made to the PM CARES Fund to the National Disaster Response Fun...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.08.20

Covid: plea to probe mess

The petitioners have accused the Centre of ignoring the guidelines issued by the National Disaster Management Authority on February 4, which suggested that large gatherings be avoided. They have alle...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.08.20

Tsunami Ready tag on Odisha villages

Two coastal villages of Odisha, the first in the country, were on Friday declared “Tsunami Ready” by Unesco. With this India has become the first country in the Indian Ocean region to ach...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Ask states to pay doctors, health workers, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to act against states that have violated its directive to ensure timely payment of salaries and perks to doctors and other health workers during the ongoin...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Bihar floods hit 3 lakh people

At least eight districts of Bihar and around 3 lakh people have been affected as flood fury hits the state on Sunday. The government swung into action and launched rescue and relief operations. The s...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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