Disaster Management
North East  /  Published 03.07.22

Five more die in Assam flood

Assam's flood situation improved on Sunday as the number of affected people declined to over 18.35 lakh from the previous day's 22.17 lakh even as five more persons lost their lives due to the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

News  /  Published 24.06.22

Researchers discuss seismic disaster at IIT Guwahati symposium

The conference emphasised on the role of learning from historic earthquakes, confined masonry, role of local soil in amplifying ground shaking etc ...
By Our Correspondent

North East  /  Published 21.06.22

Assam floods: 11 more dead

Assam's flood situation remained bleak with all major rivers in spate, affecting over 47 lakh people and claiming 11 more lives, as Union Home Minister Amit Shah called up Chief Minister Himanta B...
By Our Web Desk in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.06.22

Heavy rains lash northeast

Copious rain lashed large swathes of northeastern India, including Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh, worsening the flood situation in several places, even as the Met departmen...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta, Guwahati

India  /  Published 11.06.22

Workers suffer in ‘furnace’ factories

Nagendra Yadav has been working shirtless in a stuffy room at a fabric-printing factory near the industrial hub of Ahmedabad for years, but this summer the rising heat drove him to despair. With May ...
By Reuters in Chennai


North East  /  Published 24.05.22

Assam flood: Death toll rises to 25

The flood situation in Assam has slightly abated even though the death toll rose to 25 as one more person died and over 6.5 lakh people remained affected by the deluge across 22 districts, an official...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Power supply to 9,000 trident lamps cut across Kolkata

Civic officials said electrical department engineers were assessing the condition of the wires supplying power to trident lamps since Sunday afternoon. “The engineers found that in some places ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

North East  /  Published 02.05.22

Assam: 18 die in lightning, storm

At least 18 people died in Assam in April because of lightning and storms that struck different parts of the state, an official said. Houses and other infrastructure have also been damaged owing to t...
By PTI in Guwahati

News  /  Published 28.04.22

Higher secondary examinees feared drowned in Hooghly

Two higher secondary examinees who went to take a dip in the Hooghly after the school-leaving exams ended on Wednesday are feared drowned, police said. A search was on for Mohammad Bilal and Sheikh I...
By Our Special Correspondent in Baje Kadamtala Ghat

India  /  Published 28.04.22

Time limits for Covid claims set at 2-3 months

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Wednesday said the time limit for filing claims for compensation for Covid-19 deaths that occurred before March 20 would be two months, while for f...
By PTI in New Delhi


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