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Mumbai Police tighten restrictions, Section 144 extended till Jan 15, revise COVID-19 guidelines amid Omicron surge-dnmMumbai Police tighten restrictions, Section 144 extended till Jan 15, revise COVID-19 guidelines amid Omicron surge-dnm

Mumbai Police tighten curbs, Section 144 extended till Jan 15, COVID guidelines revised amid Omicron surge

The police order states that any person contravening the order shall be liable for punishment under Section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code as well as provisions of the Epidemic Diseases Act Pandemic Act and the Disaster Management Act.

Top Stories Dec 31, 2021, 3:32 PM IST

Popular South Delhi restaurant Diablo sealed for violating COVID norms, FIR registered-dnmPopular South Delhi restaurant Diablo sealed for violating COVID norms, FIR registered-dnm

Popular South Delhi restaurant Diablo sealed for violating COVID norms, FIR registered

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in view of the rising coronavirus cases had asked district magistrates to ensure that no gatherings to celebrate Christmas and New Year take place in the city.

Top Stories Dec 24, 2021, 1:05 PM IST

Kerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparednessKerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparedness

Kerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparedness

The report, uploaded on the CAG website on November 11 refers to shortcomings with regard to capacity building, flood forecasting and land cover use.

Top Stories Nov 16, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

Delhi BJP MP Manoj Tiwari suffers injury during protest outside CM Kejriwal's house over ban on Chhath puja-dnmDelhi BJP MP Manoj Tiwari suffers injury during protest outside CM Kejriwal's house over ban on Chhath puja-dnm

Delhi: BJP MP Manoj Tiwari suffers injury during protest outside CM Kejriwal’s house over ban on Chhath puja

The protesters demanded the Kejriwal government to send a proposal to Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) for lifting the ban on the festival.

Top Stories Oct 12, 2021, 2:46 PM IST

Many dead dozens injured after 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan gcwMany dead dozens injured after 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan gcw

At least 20 dead, dozens injured after 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan

According to a BBC report, at least 150 additional people are believed to have been hurt, with some of them being transported to hospitals in severe condition.

Pakistan Oct 7, 2021, 8:57 AM IST

Ziqitza Healthcare ltd service Ambulance is now popular for Disaster Management-vpnZiqitza Healthcare ltd service Ambulance is now popular for Disaster Management-vpn

Ziqitza Healthcare ltd service Ambulance is now popular for Disaster Management

Experts at Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd says, that the possibility of a fatality is five times more likely in the construction industry than in the manufacturing industry, and the risk of a major injury is 2.5 times higher.

Business Sep 28, 2021, 9:01 PM IST

Assam boat mishap on Brahmaputra river: 82 rescued VPNAssam boat mishap on Brahmaputra river: 82 rescued VPN

Assam boat mishap: Woman dead, 7 still missing, 82 rescued

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 82 people survived the mishap which happened when two boats collided at Nimati Ghat around 4 pm. 

Top Stories Sep 9, 2021, 8:46 AM IST

Delhi Police ask devotees not to visit temples on Janmashtami; action against those flouting guidelines-dnmDelhi Police ask devotees not to visit temples on Janmashtami; action against those flouting guidelines-dnm

Delhi: Police ask devotees not to visit temples on Janmashtami; action against those flouting guidelines

The police have appealed to devotees not to visit temples on Janmashtami festival as District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) guidelines prohibit religious gatherings.

Top Stories Aug 29, 2021, 5:57 PM IST

Delhi government announces reopening of schools from September 1-dnmDelhi government announces reopening of schools from September 1-dnm

Delhi government announces reopening of schools from September 1

 The decision comes after the meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Friday.  Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, "Students will need parents' permission and no one will be forced to attend."
 

Top Stories Aug 27, 2021, 5:00 PM IST

No mass gatherings permitted in Kerala gcwNo mass gatherings permitted in Kerala gcw

Kerala: No mass gatherings permitted for Durga Pooja, Muharram, other festivals to curb rise of COVID cases

Kerala's Disaster Management Department decided after the Centre issued an alert to all states about the possibility of mass gatherings during upcoming festivals.

India News Aug 11, 2021, 9:51 AM IST

India to unveil first earthquake early warning system gcwIndia to unveil first earthquake early warning system gcw

India to unveil first earthquake early warning system today; Here's everything you need to know

The Uttarakhand Bhookamp Alert app has been developed by the Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority (USDMA) and the Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee).

India News Aug 4, 2021, 12:56 PM IST

BBMP to impose night curfew from tonight, book violators under Disaster Management Act-ycbBBMP to impose night curfew from tonight, book violators under Disaster Management Act-ycb

BBMP to impose night curfew from tonight, book violators under Disaster Management Act

As over 250 daily Covid cases are being reported in Bengaluru from the last few days, with inflow of many people from neighbouring states Kerala and Maharashtra, the BBMP has imposed a night curfew to contain the spread. The night curfew will come into effect from 10 pm tonight and will be in place till 5 am.
 

Top Stories Aug 3, 2021, 6:21 PM IST

Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi to face more corruption charges as UN urges reconciliation-dnmMyanmar Aung San Suu Kyi to face more corruption charges as UN urges reconciliation-dnm

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi to face more corruption charges as UN urges reconciliation

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate has been held since the military seized power in a February 1 coup and is on trial in the capital, Naypyidaw, over charges that include illegal importation and possession of walkie-talkie radios and violating coronavirus protocols under a disaster management law.
 

World News Jul 13, 2021, 10:24 AM IST

SC directs Centre to frame guidelines for compensation to families of COVID victims-dnmSC directs Centre to frame guidelines for compensation to families of COVID victims-dnm

SC directs Centre to frame guidelines for compensation to families of COVID victims

Supreme Court also directed the National Disaster Management Authority to ascertain within 6 weeks an ex-gratia amount that can be paid to the family members of those who died due to Covid.
 

Top Stories Jun 30, 2021, 12:12 PM IST

Centre tells SC: Can't pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to kin of Covid victims-VPNCentre tells SC: Can't pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to kin of Covid victims-VPN

Centre tells SC: Can't pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to kin of Covid victims

The Centre stated that providing such compensation would entail a huge financial liability.

Top Stories Jun 20, 2021, 1:51 PM IST