Articles about National Disaster Management Authority
21 Jul 2021
Centre seeks extension for ex-gratia compensation to COVID-19 victims' kin
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has sought an extension of four more weeks to frame guidelines for financial compensation to the kin of those who died of COVID-19.
20 Jul 2021
Lightning strikes jump by 34%; experts point to climate change
India saw 18.5 million lightning strikes between April 2020 and March 2021, marking a significant jump of 34% from the 13.8 million strikes that occurred over the corresponding period in the previous year.
23 Nov 2020
Cyclone Nivar to hit Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday: Details here
South coastal Andhra Pradesh is expected to be hit by Cyclone Nivar by Wednesday, November 25. On Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the depression is still 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry.
30 Jun 2020
Visakhapatnam: Gas leak at pharma plant claims two lives
In a terrible piece of news, two workers died and four were hospitalized after harmful gas leaked from a factory in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam around midnight on Monday. The incident was reported from the Sainor Life Sciences pharmaceutical company.
26 May 2020
Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row
After spending two months at his Jubilee Hills residence, Hyderabad, in neighboring Telangana, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu returned to the state on Monday, only to spark a major controversy.
18 May 2020
Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert
After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.
17 May 2020
Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31; here are the guidelines
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday directed the central and state governments to extend the nationwide lockdown till May 31.
10 May 2020
After Vizag gas leak, government issues guidelines for restarting industries
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Saturday issued guidelines for the reopening of industries after the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
26 Sep 2019
GSK recalls popular antacid Zinetac amid concerns over cancer-causing substance
Amid an ongoing probe into Ranitidine's reported cancer-causing impurities, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited (GSK) has recalled Ranitidine-based antacid Zinetac (150mg and 300mg) in India and other markets.
28 Dec 2018
Meghalaya: Air Force transports heavy-duty pumps to rescue trapped miners
A day after National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel found a foul smell emanating from the rat hole coal-mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped, authorities have stepped up rescue efforts.
21 Aug 2018
Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides
Rains, floods, and landslides in Kerala have killed 373 people since May 30, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said today.
20 Aug 2018
"Floods may kill more than 16,000 in next 10 years"
Just as Kerala is reeling from the worst floods it faced in 80 years, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has predicted that 16,000 may lose their lives in floods in the next ten years. Further, it said property worth Rs. 47,000 crore will be lost.
12 Aug 2018
These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week
The National Disaster Management Authority on Saturday said that in the next two days, 16 states may get heavy to very heavy rainfall.
13 Jul 2018
TN: Disaster management drill goes wrong, student falls to death
In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old BBA student in Coimbatore died when she was pushed from the second floor during a disaster preparedness drill yesterday.
01 Mar 2018
India to witness intense summer, temperatures already at a high
Indians, brace for a particularly intense summer this time. Met officials have warned that temperatures in many places in the north, west and center can increase from the normal by over 1 degree Celsius.
29 Aug 2017
"Typhoon-like" rains lash Mumbai, heaviest downpour in years expected
Mumbai has been inundated due to continuous downpour since yesterday morning which has only gotten worse.
14 Jul 2017
Assam floods: 5 dead, over 17 lakh remain affected
Nearly five people lost their lives and over 17 lakh remain affected as the flood situation deteriorated in Assam.
22 Sep 2016
59% areas in India vulnerable to moderate to severe earthquakes
Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Venkaiah Naidu released a seismic zone map developed by the National Disaster Management Authority and the Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council.