State Disaster Response Force Sdrf
North East  /  Published 02.06.20

21 die in Assam landslides in three districts

Nearly 21 people died in three separate landslides on Tuesday morning, triggered by incessant rainfall over the past couple of days in Hailakandi, Cachar and Karimganj districts in south Assam’s Bar...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

Power supply disrupted in Assam's Sadiya

More than 130,000 people remained in the dark for the third consecutive day on Saturday after a 33kV line supplying power to Sadiya subdivision of Assam snapped at Alubari in Arunachal Pradesh’s Nam...
By Rishu Kalantri in Tinsukia

North East  /  Published 27.10.19

14 areas flooded in Dimapur, evacuations on

Incessant rain in the past three days flooded 14 locations in Dimapur district, leaving many families homeless and submerging several houses.A report from the Nagaland State Disaster Management Author...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 22.06.19

More ferries for Umananda

The inland water transport department started plying two special ferries from Lachit ghat in Machkhowa here to Umananda temple on Saturday for devotees during Ambubachi Mela. An official in the IWT de...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.05.19

Three labourers die in Meghalaya ring well

The bodies of three persons, trapped inside a 54-foot ring well near New Shillong township on Thursday morning, were recovered in the evening. The under-construction ring well (so called because of th...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


India  /  Published 15.09.19

Tour boat tragedy in swollen Godavari

At least eight people drowned and around 25 were missing after a boat carrying them to a tourist spot capsized in the swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, police said.The boat was carry...
By PTI in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

North East  /  Published 14.12.18

Coal mine rescue operations draw a blank

Search and rescue personnel engaged to retrieve at least 13 coal miners trapped in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills since Thursday have not been able to yield any result.Over 100 personnel have been p...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Bihar  /  Published 19.11.18

Search for boy who fell into Patna sewer flounders

Rescue team divers on Monday descended into one manhole after another, braving poisonous gases and the darkness below, but could not find 10-year-old Dipak Kumar who had fallen into the Mohanpur sump ...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 18.11.18

Men and machine fail to rescue boy from drain

Specialised rescue teams including divers and equipped with a “super sucker” machine failed to find 10-year-old Dipak Kumar, who fell into the Mohanpur sump house drain in Punaichak locality on Sa...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna


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