Beijing, April 26
Scaling up its space programme, China today successfully launched a high—definition earth observation satellite, marking the start of a plan to improve its capabilities in disaster relief, resourc...
New Delhi, Mar 4
Air India is hopeful of getting its six Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) aircraft back in the air by the middle of April this year, aviation industry sources indicated. The State-owned airline ha...
Islamabad, Sept. 28
Monsoon floods in Pakistan have killed 371 people and affected nearly 4.5 million, the Government’s disaster relief agency said today.Pakistan has suffered devastating floods in the past tw...
Tokyo, Sept 19
A disaster mitigation drill using microblogging site Twitter for purposes including finding shelters and locating the injured was held today in Tokyo’s Roppongi area.
The training, organi...
June 24, 2012
Business continuity management requires much more than just data back-ups... people and business processes too should be geared for it. »
Panaji, June 22
In the wake of the massive fire in the Maharashtra State Secretariat on Thursday, the Goa Government today issued an advisory to the fire and emergency service departments to check fire protection...
Hyderabad, May 1
The Andhra Pradesh Government is planning to set up a State Disaster Response Force on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force, which will be stationed at Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Ti...
Hyderabad, April 10
Andhra Pradesh government has decided to allot land for setting up one company of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), on the lines of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), revenue minister N...
Hyderabad, Nov. 26
The National Disaster Management Authority along with Ministry of Environment and Forests and Central and State pollution boards are now focussing on pharmaceuticals sector, hazardous materials an...
Dehradun, Sept. 28
The Uttarakhand Government has demanded a package of Rs 600 crore from the Centre for relief and rehabilitation of the people of Uttarkashi, hit by the recent cloudburst. “We have demanded...
New Delhi, July 28
All Metro trains came to a grinding halt at 11 am today and commuters were given different reasons for it —bomb blast, earthquake and terrorist strike, but everything was normal in less than an ho...
June 24, 2012
Organisations now realise that strengthening their ability to continue business in the face of disruption is crucial to survival and retention of shareholder value. »