• Tunnel tragedy: MP govt announces Rs 4 lakh aid to kin of

    MP tunnel tragedy: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces Rs 4 lakh aid to kin of deceased

    India | February 14, 2022 14:38 IST

    The bodies of the two labourers were recovered around Sunday midnight from the debris of the under-construction tunnel and sent to the district hospital, Additional Superintendent of Police Manoj Kedia said.

  • NDRF Twitter handle hacked, will look into it right away:

    NDRF Twitter handle hacked, will look into it right away: DG Atul Karwal

    India | January 23, 2022 11:02 IST

    The Twitter handle of the multi-disciplinary force NDRF, @NDRFHQ, was hacked on Saturday. The incident comes a few days after the NDRF celebrated its 17th Raising Day on January 19.

  • Embankment in Punjab collapses

    Embankment in Punjab collapses

    India | August 26, 2019 15:35 IST

    For the past three days, local authorities have been working on a war footing to strengthen the 50-foot embankment in Tendiwala village along the swollen Satluj river with the assistance of the Indian Army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and locals.

  • Assam Rifles (Representational image)

    Assam Rifles battalion to be placed as NDRF in Jammu and Kashmir

    India | May 27, 2019 11:53 IST

    An NDRF battalion comprises a little over 1,000 personnel. Its battalions are raised from various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and the parent force is responsible for feeding the ranks and personnel, who are sent on a time-bound deputation to the NDRF.

  • Bijnor: 1 dead, 9 missing after boat capsizes in Ganga

    Bijnor: 1 dead, 9 missing after boat capsizes in Ganga, rescue operations continue

    India | August 25, 2018 14:50 IST

    Bijnor DM Atal Kumar Rai said there were 27 people on the boat which sank in the Ganga near Rajarampur village. Seventeen, including six women, have been rescued, he said. Nine people are still missing.

  • 6 bodies recovered from landslides in j k toll rises to 16

    6 bodies recovered from landslides in J-K; toll rises to 16

    India | March 31, 2015 9:35 IST

    Srinagar/Jammu:Six bodies were recovered today in Budgam district taking the death toll to 16 in Jammu and Kashmir as several areas of the Valley and parts of Jammu were in deluge caused by heavy rain

  • rajnath singh promises all possible assistance to ndrf

    Rajnath Singh promises 'all possible assistance' to NDRF

    Politics | January 22, 2015 7:51 IST

    New Delhi: Promising to provide "all possible assistance" to the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday lauded its work in saving lives across India."NDRF personnel have done commendable jobs in

  • disaster tacklers showed high competence president

    Disaster tacklers showed high competence: President

    India | January 18, 2015 14:19 IST

    New Delhi: Wishing "glorious future" to the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Sunday, President Pranab Mukherjee said its personnel displayed "a high degree of competence and valour" while responding to emergency situation across India.On Monday,

  • ndrf pre positioning teams in gujarat to deal with cyclone

    NDRF pre-positioning teams in Gujarat to deal with cyclone Nilofar

    India | October 28, 2014 17:10 IST

    New Delhi: The National Disaster Response Force has deployed its teams in vulnerable areas of Gujarat to deal with cyclonic storm Nilofar that will hit the state's coast on Friday.NDRF has pre-positioned seven rescue and

  • andhra evacuates 400 000 people as cyclone nears

    Andhra evacuates 400,000 people as cyclone nears

    India | October 11, 2014 19:45 IST

    Visakhapatnam: Authorities in coastal Andhra Pradesh began massive evacuation of nearly 400,000 people to safer places as cyclonic storm Hudhud is set to hit the coast Sunday.The people will be evacuated in five coastal districts,

  • patna stampede bihar asks ndrf why it was absent at hospital

    Patna Stampede: Bihar asks NDRF why it was absent at hospital

    India | October 06, 2014 19:00 IST

    Patna: Bihar government has sent a strong letter to National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) seeking to know why it did not turn up at Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) where victims of the Dusshera stampede

  • flood hit cling to pets refuse to leave them behind

    Flood-hit cling to pets, refuse to leave them behind

    India | September 28, 2014 12:06 IST

    Srinagar: ”Take my wife, take my kids but I will come only when you first take my puppies on the boat.” These were the words of an eminent doctor to a rescue team that had

  • hostility meets ndrf initially in flood hit kashmir

    Hostility meets NDRF initially in flood-hit Kashmir

    India | September 16, 2014 18:12 IST

    Srinagar: When NDRF personnel were rushed in here 12 days back, topmost on their minds was to rescue people marooned in flood waters but they had no idea that they will face hostility from those

  • 1 10 000 rescued in flood hit kashmir as relief efforts

    1,10,000 rescued in flood-hit Kashmir as relief efforts scaled up

    India | September 12, 2014 7:11 IST

    Srinagar/Jammu: Relief efforts were scaled up in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, especially summer capital Srinagar with additional personnel, boats, drinking water, blankets and food rushed to the state Thursday even as authorities said over 110,000

  • mos singh to visit srinagar to take stock of situation

    MoS Singh to visit Srinagar to take stock of situation

    India | September 11, 2014 14:15 IST

    Srinagar: Union Minister Jitendra Singh will visit the flood-hit city today for an on-the-spot assessment of relief and rescue measures in the flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley.Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, is also

  • 77 000 rescued in flood hit kashmir pm reviews situation

    77,000 rescued in flood-hit Kashmir, PM reviews situation

    India | September 10, 2014 23:34 IST

    Srinagar/New Delhi: The armed forces continued their coordinated efforts in Jammu and Kashmir, rescuing over 77,000 people so far as the toll in the state's worst flood in six decades reached 215. Prime Minister Narendra

  • floods cause havoc in vadodara three lakh hit

    Floods cause havoc in Vadodara, three lakh hit

    India | September 10, 2014 20:20 IST

    Ahmedabad: More than 300,000 people have been badly hit as flood waters entered more than 1,000 residential societies and colonies in Gujarat's Vadodara city, officials and residents said Wednesday.With heavy rains lashing Vadodara since Tuesday,

  • over 76 500 evacuated in flood hit kashmir

    Over 76,500 evacuated in flood-hit Kashmir

    India | September 10, 2014 16:53 IST

    Srinagar/Jammu: Over 76,500 people have been rescued in Jammu and Kashmir and relief efforts were on in the flood-hit parts of the state where hundreds still remained trapped even as the flood waters continued to

  • nearly 43 000 people rescued in j k 4 lakh still stranded

    Nearly 43,000 people rescued in J-K, 4 lakh still stranded

    India | September 09, 2014 18:42 IST

    Srinagar: About four lakh people were still stranded and desperate for help today in flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley where heavy rains have eased to help scale up the massive multi-agency rescue and relief efforts in which

  • ec to take call on j k assembly poll rajnath singh

    EC to take call on J&K assembly poll: Rajnath Singh

    Politics | September 08, 2014 16:04 IST

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday said the Election Commission will take a final call on holding assembly elections in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir."Whatever decision will be taken will be taken by the Election