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9 days ago
Did Aiyar go to Pakistan to give my 'supari', asks Modi

Gandhinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) Continuing his attack on suspended Congress party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday alleged that Aiyar had gone to Pakistan after the NDA came to power where he had said that if Modi is not removed India-Pakistan ties cannot improve. Why did he go to Pakistan? To give my 'supari'? (contract killing), he asked. The Prime Minister, ...

10 days ago
Navy continues search, relief operations after cyclone Ockhi

Kochi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Indian Navy's search-and-rescue operations and humanitarian assistance in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi continued on Thursday, with nine naval ships and four types of aircraft participating. Boeing P8I surveillance aircraft, Dornier aircraft, Sea King and Advanced Light Helicopters, along with the ships, continued with these operations, the Navy said. On ...

13 days ago
Crisis management committee takes stock of cyclone preparedness

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) on Monday took stock of the preparedness in Maharashtra and Gujarat which are likely to be impacted by the cyclone Ockhi. An official release said that the very severe cyclonic storm Ockhi over east central Arabian sea moved further northwards with a speed of 13 kmph early morning on Monday. It is very like...

14 days ago
Cyclone Ockhi: Six bodies recovered, 88 more Kerala fishermen still missing

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS) Kerala's fishermen community on Sunday launched their own rescue operations with 55 boats venturing into the sea to search for those who have not returned, even six bodies were found, while a state Minister said around 85 fishermen were still missing in wake of Cyclone Ockhi. Meanwhile, two Kerala Ministers faced the fishermen's ire when they went to insp...

14 days ago
Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala fishermen community begins rescue operations

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS) The fishermen community here on Sunday decided to launch their own rescue operations as 55 boats ventured into the sea to search for the 115 missing fishermen. According to the latest reports, the cyclone Ockhi has claimed the lives of 10 persons with 475 fishermen rescued so far. Rescue teams decided to step up their operations after a body in a ...

20 days ago
Mizoram provide shelter to 1,300 Myanmar tribals fleeing clashes

Aizawl, Nov 27 (IANS) The Mizoram government has given shelter and relief to around 1,300 tribals from neighbouring Myanmar's restive Arakan state who have taken refuge in southern Mizoram, officials said on Monday. Around 1300 men, women and children have fled from Arakan state and taken refuge in four villages of Lawngtlai district (in southern Mizoram) on Saturday night, Lawngtlai dis...

1 month ago
Over 400 killed in Iran earthquake near Iraqi border

Tehran/Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) Over 400 people were killed and thousands injured when a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq, damaging hundreds of buildings and causing massive destruction. The death toll could rise, officials warned on Monday. Iran's state-run Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) news agency raised the death toll in the Sunday night ...

1 month ago
341 perish, thousands homeless in Iran earthquake near Iraqi border

Tehran/Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) At least 341 people were killed and thousands wounded when a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq, flattening hundreds of buildings and leaving a mass of people homeless. The death toll will rise further, officials warned on Monday. The Sunday night quake occurred at a depth of 33.9 km and the tremors were felt in a wid...

3 months ago
Bihar flood toll reaches 253

Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) The flood situation remained grim in Bihar while the death toll rose to 253 on Sunday, an official said A Bihar Disaster Management Department official said 126.87 lakh persons in 1,965 panchayats under 171 blocks in 18 districts have been affected by the floods. According to an official release, till date 7,21,704 people have been evacuated to safe places by...

3 months ago
Flood situation improving in Bengal barring Malda

Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) The flood situation in northern West Bengal showed an overall improvement, barring Malda district where nearly five blocks were still inundated by the increasing water level of Mahananda river, the state government said on Sunday. The condition of South and North Dinajpur districts, majorly affected in the latest flood, was becoming normal though some places in bot...

4 months ago
Privacy issues haunt Bihar's flood-hit women

Katihar/Kishanganj (Bihar), Aug 19 (IANS) Even as over 10 million people uprooted by the floods in 15 districts of Bihar grapple with survival issues amid inadequate relief, the womenfolk face problems of another kind -- privacy issues amid inhuman living conditions. For Kunti Devi, in her early 40s, more than clean drinking water and milk for her children, attending to nature's call and...

4 months ago
Bihar flood toll rises to 153

Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) With floods claiming 34 more lives Bihar in the last 24 hours, the death toll in the state rose to 153 on Friday, officials said. The flood situation remains grim in 15 districts, affecting millions. A Bihar Disaster Management Department official said a total of 108 lakh people spread over 1,688 panchayats had been affected by the floods. According to an off...

4 months ago
11 more deaths take Assam flood toll to 60, Governor meets Modi

Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) The authorities on Friday reported a slight improvement in the flood situation in Assam with over 2,200 villages in 20 districts still under a sea of water and the death toll climbing to 60. Eleven more people died in the last 24 hours across the state in the second wave of floods that have hit Assam since July. The Assam State Disaster Management Authorit...

4 months ago
Flood situation grim in parts of north Bengal

Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The flood situation in parts of northern West Bengal remained grim on Friday with many rivers still flowing well above the extreme danger level despite improvement in the overall situation in the region, the state government said. While the water level of Atrayi and Punarbhaba rivers was falling, giving relief to the inhabitants of North and South Dinajpur district...

4 months ago
Bihar flood toll reaches 119

Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Nearly one crore people have been affected by the Bihar floods that have claimed 119 lives so far, an official said on Friday. The Bihar disaster management department official said over 98 lakh people in 1,532 panchayats under 139 blocks in 16 districts have been affected by the floods. It has washed away thousands of huts, damaged buildings, roads, bridges ...

4 months ago
Assam floods: Ten more die, death toll reach 49

Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) Ten more people died due to flood-related incidents across Assam in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 49, officials said on Thursday. The second wave of floods in Assam since July-end have affected over 30 lakh persons in 24 districts. Assam State Disaster Management Authority statistics said 31,54,882 persons in 2,584 villages in 24 districts we...

4 months ago
Thousands living under open sky in flood-hit Bihar

Bagaha/Purnea (Bihar), Aug 17 (IANS) Sundari Devi and her family of seven, including an elderly mother-in-law and children, are struggling to survive along an elevated road here for the last three days. Authorities have failed to provide them a polythene or plastic sheet. Their roof is the sky. Sundari Devi is one of the thousands of flood victims left in the lurch across 14 dist...

4 months ago
Over one lakh affected by Meghalaya flood

Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Over one lakh persons have been affected by floods in the Brahmaputra and Jingiram rivers, the waters of which have inundated 136 villages in western Meghalaya, an official said on Wednesday. No loss of life has been reported so far. The official said 30 relief camps have been set up to accommodate those affected. Jingiram, one the major rivers in the Garo...

4 months ago
Over one lakh people hit by flood in Meghalaya: Official

Tura (Meghalaya), Aug 16 (IANS) Over one lakh persons have been affected by floods in the Brahmaputra and Jingiram rivers, the waters of which have inundated 136 villages in western Meghalaya, an official said on Wednesday. No loss of life has been reported so far. The official said 30 relief camps have been set up to accommodate those affected. Jingiram, one the major rivers in ...

4 months ago
Flood scene still grim in Assam, toll touches 39

Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) The flood fury continued in Assam as the toll rose to 39 in the second wave of floods and over 3.3 million people continued to be marooned in 24 districts of Assam on Wednesday. The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has cancelled over 70 trains and the Railway Board has directed all zonal railways to cancel trains travelling from various parts of the country beyond...

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