Morbi suspension bridge collapse, death toll rises to 141

Monday, October 31st, 2022

Ahmedabad : The death toll in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse has risen to 141 on Monday, 31 October. The casualties include 56 children, according to official figures. The BJP MP from Rajkot said 12 of his relatives – all close relatives of his elder brother – were among those killed in the tragic accident, […]

NDRF retrieved the body of the Chief Priest of Talacauvery temple, Search On For Three More Bodies

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
priest Narayanachar

Madikeri: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has recovered the body of the Chief Priest of Talacauvery T.S. Narayanachar (80) yesterday from the landslide site at Gajagiri Hill next to Brahmagiri Hill in Kodagu. ‘PANDEMIC’ Short Movie ‘ will release on August 15th at Mega Media News youtube channel   The body of one more victim […]

Centre hasn’t rejected Karnataka’s flood report : CM B.S Yediyurappa

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Belagavi : Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa stated that Centre has not rejected the report regarding flood and rain damages submitted by the state. Figures given by the state and those with the Centre were not tallying, hence a two-member team of officials from the state has gone to New Delhi to confirm the report. […]

More than 100 residents evacuated in Dakshina Kannada

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Bantwal :  Netravathi water level reached the danger mark in Bantwal, over 80 people from Sunnada Goodu area were evacuated to the ganji kendra at Sharada High School in Panemangaluru late on Thursday. They were shifted as a precautionary measure. Meanwhile, Veena B.S., president, Kollamogaru Gram Panchayat in Sullia taluk, said that 25 persons from eight families in […]

NDRF staff rescued several people from collapsed building at Pandeshwar

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Mangaluru: In an emergency situation at Pandeshwara Mall several people were trapped in the collapsed building, the alert fire personnel and NDRF staff rescued them in a swift operation on April 8th, Monday. To track people trapped in the collapsed building sniffer dogs were used. Later, the rescue team managed to get them out. This is an mock drill […]

Two Central teams deputed to assess rain-related loss in state

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Bengaluru: A day after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy-led delegation met Prime Minister Modi seeking Rs 2000 crore package for relief works in the flood-hit districts of the state, the Centre has deputed two teams to assess the devastation caused in the Malnad and the coastal region of Karnataka. The central team which arrived in the […]

Revenue Minister R V Deshpande visits Jodupala land slip site

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Sullia: State Minister for Revenue R V Deshpande visited Jodupala and oversaw the rescue operations on Sunday August 19th. Relief and rescue operations are being undertaken at Jodupala where a massive land slip was reported recently. Search is on by the National Defence Response Force (NDRF) team for the two missing persons. Residents of over […]

Mock drill on disaster response at HPCL premises

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Mangaluru : The personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) conducted a mock drill on Wednesday at the HPCL premises, to display ways dealing with industrial accidents and natural disaster. The drill was organised in association with the district administration and 32 other departments of the government. As part of the drill, the leakage […]

Naresh Nanda a 41-year-old Mangalorean goes missing in J&K flood

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
Naresh Nanda

Mangalore : A 41-year-old Mangalorean went missing after battling one of the worst floods confronted at the Jammu and Kashmir. The missing person identified as Naresh Nanda (41), working as a Regional Product Head south of HBD Financial Service had been to Srinagar along with other Regional Product Head of the company on September 4, […]

Death toll in Mumbai Mahim building collapse goes up to six, more feared trapped

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Mumbai Bulding collapse

Mumbai : The death toll in the five-storeyed building collapse in Mahim on Monday evening has gone up to six, with two more persons succumbing to injuries. One more person was extricated from the rubble this morning, but he died on way to hospital. Another injured also succumbed to injuries taking the toll to six. […]