Disaster Relief


Sustained tremors felt in New Delhi as earthquake hits Afghanistan

Strong tremors, lasting for nearly two minutes, were felt in several north Indian states after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Hindu...


Six dead as fresh quake strikes Turkey-Syria border

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Turkey's southern province of Hatay and northern Syria on Monday evening, killing six people and sparking...


Turkey-Syria quake: Survivors still being rescued as death toll crosses 45,000

Turkish rescuers have pulled three people, including a child, alive from the rubble 13 days after a massive quake claimed tens of thousands...


Another quake hits Turkey as death toll climbs to 35,000

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the death toll in Turkey due to last week’s earthquake has increased to 35,418.


Turkey-Syria quake: As death toll crosses 23,000, infant found alive in collapsed building

A number of small children were rescued from rubble by rescue crews searching for survivors on the fifth day after a major earthquake struck...


Death toll in Turkey-Syria quake crosses 15,000

With the death toll crossing 15,000 due to devastating earthquakes across Turkey and Syria, anger has mounted in the quake-hit pockets over...


Turkey-Syria earthquakes: Death toll soars to 4,300

Rescuers in Turkey and Syria dug through the freezing night hunting for survivors among the rubble of thousands of buildings felled in a...


Five Indians among 40 dead in Nepal plane crash

At least 40 people died in Nepal after a plane carrying about 72 people from capital Kathmandu crashed in Pokhara, news agency Reuters said.


ISRO satellite images show Joshimath town gradually sinking

The National Remote Sensing Centre of the ISRO has released satellite images of Joshimath, the Uttarakhand town gradually sinking because of...


Indonesia launches hunt for quake survivors

The death toll in the earthquake that shook Indonesia's main island of Java climbed to 162 as rescuers desperately searched for survivors in...


Six killed after vintage planes collide at Dallas air show

Six people were killed after two World War II-era military planes collided in midair and crashed at Dallas Executive Airport during an...


Tremors in north India, memes on social media after 6.3 magnitude quake

Strong tremors were felt across north India in the small hours today after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Himalayan region near...


Tanzanian flight crashes in Bukoba, 19 dead

A Tanzanian passenger flight has crashed into Lake Victoria as it attempted to land in the lakeside town of Bukoba, killing at least 19...


PM Modi visits Morbi to meet bridge tragedy survivors

Days after a bridge collapse killed over 130 persons in Gujarat’s Morbi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the site of the tragedy and...


Cable bridge collapses in Gujarat; death toll rises to 141

Over 140 people are feared dead after a nearly 100-year-old suspension bridge over the Machchhu River in Gujarat's Morbi collapsed tonight.


Seoul stampede: 151 dead in Halloween crush

Seoul stampede: At least 151 people died and more than 82 were injured in a crowd crush in Itaewon, Yongsan-gu, central Seoul during...


Amarnath Yatra partially resumes amid rescue operations

The flood-hit Amarnath Yatra, which was partially suspended after a cloudburst incident near the holy cave, resumed today morning from the...


Disability board asks Indian states, UTs, to list accessible public buildings

The fifth meeting of the Indian Central Advisory Board on Disability was held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi


Over 1,000 reported dead as 5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

At least 1,000 people have been reported dead and hundreds injured yesterday after a powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Afghanistan.


Cyclone Asani inches closer to east coast, may recurve

Severe cyclone Asani is expected to recurve tonight and move parallel to the coast in the north-northeast direction, the India...


We are where the children need help: Deepak Kapoor of Save the Children’s Global Board

Ex-PwC Chairman Deepak Kapoor has been inducted in Save the Children Global Board. Catch his exclusive interview with Connected to India.

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TiE Singapore raises over SGD 3 million through celebrity COVID relief fundraiser 'I Breath for India'

The Indus Entrepreneurs' (TiE) Singapore chapter today announced it had successfully raised over SGD 3.05 million through the 'I Breathe for...

Past Events

Indian disability rights activist Arman Ali takes part in US State Department event

Disability rights activist Arman Ali represented India at a professional exchange programme offered by the United States, its consulate in...


India, UK to launch global coalition for disaster relief

India and the UK will jointly launch a new Global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, first mooted by Prime Minister Narendra...


Indian couple donates USD250,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief

An Indian-origin couple in USA has donated USD250,000 to the Houston mayor's fund for Harvey relief, set up in the aftermath of the tropical...