National Disaster Management Authority Ndma
World  /  Published 13.09.22

Pak PM seeks help from stakeholders

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday exhorted all stakeholders to actively engage in the rehabilitation efforts, as the cataclysmic floods have ravaged the country's teetering economy...
By Sajjad Hussain in Islamabad

World  /  Published 27.08.22

Pak flood: Govt looks to Army

The Pakistan government has decided to call in the Army to help in the rescue and relief operations after many parts of the country were ravaged by the worst floods in more than a decade that has affe...
By Sajjad Hussain in Islamabad

World  /  Published 25.08.22

Pakistan floods: Over 900 people dead

Torrential rains and floods across Pakistan have killed more than 900 people and injured nearly 1,300 since June this year, according to official data on Thursday. The devastating floods have brought...
By PTI in Islamabad

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

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


India  /  Published 24.03.22

Covid-19: Fine to be dropped, not mask

The Centre is set to revoke the provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, for Covid-19 control, effectively lifting penal options, but face masks, hand hygiene and graded public health response...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.09.21

Covid: Govt offers Rs 50,000 ex gratia

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the family of each Covid dead would be awarded an ex gratia of Rs 50,000 and that the states would pay the money from the state disaster relief fund...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.09.21

Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to Covid victims' kin: Govt

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has recommended that Rs 50,000 be given to the kin of those who died of Covid-19, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday. It said that ex...

India  /  Published 15.05.21

Cyclone: PM to review preparations

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an important meeting on Saturday to review preparations to deal with impending Cyclone Tauktae, government sources said. Top officers from across govern...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.05.21

Break-the-chain advice

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has urged the government to take the “strongest” national steps, including curtailment of economic activity, without impacting critical and essen...
By Our Correspondent in New Delhi


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