The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Wednesday issued guidelines for filling an application for Covid-19 death compensation.
In another prayer in the petition, the petitioner sought court to pass direction to make certain addendums to NDMA, based on research claiming virgin coconut oil dissolves the virus.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to issue fresh guidelines for providing minimum standards of financial help to families of those who lost their lives to COVID-19.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness for cyclone Fani, which is going to hit Odisha and some other eastern coastal states on Friday, and instructed senior officers of the union government to ensure preventive measures and effective relief and rescue operations. At the meeting, he directed the […]
Puri: A three-member team of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today took stock of the situation in the cyclone Fani-hit areas of Puri district. During the second day of its three-day visit, the team visited Ganganaryanpur and Balabhadrapur villages in the district and enquired about relief and rehabilitation measures. The NDMA team also held […]
Bhubaneswar: The three-member team of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), which reviewed the restoration and rehabilitation works in cyclone Fani-affected districts, today lauded Odisha government’s efforts to tackle the cyclonic storm Fani which hit the State on May 3. After holding a meeting with the Chief Secretary AP Padhi and secretaries of different departments and […]
Islamabad: The death toll from the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Pakistan has increased to 37, with nearly 500 people injured, authorities said. Tuesday’s quake was so strong that it could be felt even in the northern parts of India, including capital New Delhi. The tremors lasted 8-10 seconds, but were felt strongly across Pakistan, including […]
Bhubaneswar: A thunder struck for Odisha! The State nowhere figured in the NDMA’s (National Disaster Management Authority) plan to put up lightning arrester tools in intensive lightning-hit districts in states of Goa, Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal. Despite the monumental miss, State government still lies in slumber mode. The demand for inclusion of […]
Bengaluru: A super-sonic sound rattled denizens of this tech city, sparking wild rumours of an earthquake, an explosion or a fighter jet cruising at high speed, an official said on Wednesday. “An inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of a super-sonic sound in the city this afternoon (around 1.30 p.m.) after it set […]
Bhubaneswar: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with India Meteorological Department (IMD) has developed a web-based Dynamic Composite Risk Analysis (Web-DCRA) & Decision Support System (DSS) tool for forecasting the expected damage associated with the landfalling cyclones over the coastal districts in the country. This will enable the disaster managers to conduct a better […]