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Fire rips through wooden boats in Indonesia

Three people were injured after 18 wooden fishing boats caught fire in Indonesia today, a disaster official said. Fire services were struggling to put out the billowing blaze at a riverside port in Pati on the northern coast of Java island. "We are still ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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No system in place to alert Bengaluru to disasters

Worldwide, alerts go out ahead of extreme natural events. So why were citizens not alerted to the deluge in the city earlier this week? The simple answer: Bengaluru has no system in place to send out disaster alerts to people. In the early hours of ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago

Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to 17

The death toll in Mumbai's Ghatkopar building collapse has risen to 17. On Tuesday morning, the ill-fated Siddhi Sai Cooperative Housing Society's pillars got weakened due to ongoing renovation of a nursing home located on its ground floor, reportedly owned by local Shiv Sena leader Sunil Shitap and it collapsed. The structure, located in Ghatkopar's DamodarPark area, housed around 15 families."Prima facie, it is revealed that the accused was carrying out illegal renovation in the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Militants planning to target Amarnath yatra: Intel reports

Militants are planning to target 100 policemen and as many pilgrims participating in the Amarnath Yatra which will begin from Jammu tomorrow amid the "highest- ever multi-tier security setup", according to intelligence reports. "Intelligence input received ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan

A strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes. The magnitude 5.6 quake struck about 7 AM at a shallow depth of 7 kilometers (4 miles) in Nagano prefecture, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

BP's Dudley seen reigning for years to restore major's might

By Dmitry Zhdannikov and Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) - When BP boss Bob Dudley clinched a final deal to settle litigation over the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster, many oil industry executives and investors thought his mission was accomplished. But now, two ...
 Sify2 months ago

35 killed in Bangladesh landslides

Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed in landslides triggered due to heavy rains in Bangladesh, an official said on Tuesday. "We have information that at least 35 people died in three districts," Efe news quoted the Director General of the ...
 Sify2 months ago

NDRF team to tackle chemical, radiation attacks at IGIA

The suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in Syria, which killed more than 80 people on April 4 this year, once again highlighted the need for every country to be prepared for such an eventuality. Reacting accordingly, the National Disaster Response ...
 DNA2 months ago

Strong, shallow earthquake rattles Indonesia's capital

A strong, shallow earthquake today rocked part of Indonesia's main island, causing panic but no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The National Disaster Management Agency said the earthquake this morning shook wide parts of western Java island ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

10,000 evacuated, 3 dead as fires engulf South African town

Fires fanned by high winds have swept through a scenic coastal town in South Africa, killing three people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of up to 10,000 people, authorities said today. The blazes in Knysna, a tourist destination on the popular ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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