National Disaster Response Force Ndrf
West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

Rainy Sunday in Calcutta on Met radar

A low-pressure belt over coastal Odisha is tipped to keep Sunday wet for Calcutta. The sky will remain overcast till Tuesday and light to moderate rain is expected over the next two days, the Met offi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Post-lockdown leak kills 11

A gas leak in the dead of night at a chemical plant that was emerging from the Covid-19 lockdown killed at least 11 people and left hundreds in hospitals in Visakhapatnam on Thursday.Terrifying accoun...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.01.19

Officials mum on search for Meghalaya miners

The sound of generators and water pumps resonated in the isolated mines here in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills as efforts to reach out to miners trapped inside a mine continued.On Friday, it was the...
By Our Correspondent in

Opinion  /  Published 20.03.19

Lessons from the Mumbai bridge collapse

The troubled water has deepened, especially after portions of a foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai collapsed, killing six people and injuring more than 30 others. ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 27.02.19

Second body retrieved from Meghalaya's Ksan mine

The Indian Navy, in a joint operation with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), retrieved the body of an unidentified miner from the coal mine at Ksan in East Jaiñtia Hills on Wednesday after...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

Bihar  /  Published 23.11.18

Sniffer dog joins hunt for missing Patna boy

By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Preparedness saved many lives

Sir — Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in several cities and districts of Odisha, especially in Puri, leaving people dead and bringing down power and communication links (“Town cut off as power and phon...
By The Telegraph in

Bihar  /  Published 12.11.18

Lakhs visit Patna Ganga for Chhath, start fast

District magistrate Kumar Ravi patrolled the Ganga on a boat and senior superintendent of police Manu Maharaaj inspected ghat arrangements on horseback as well as on a boat on Monday, the second day o...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.20

Cyclone alert for Bengal

A cyclonic storm, located over south central Bay of Bengal on Sunday, is tipped to make landfall between Digha in Bengal and Hatia island in Bangladesh on Wednesday evening, the Met office said.'The t...
By Our Bureau and PTI in

India  /  Published 13.09.19

11 drown during Ganesh idol immersion in Bhopal

Eleven people drowned when two boats carrying them capsized during the immersion of a Ganesh idol in Lower Lake of Bhopal, a senior police official said on Friday.The incident took place on the interv...
By PTI in Bhopal


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