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Horrific train disaster near Kanpur kills over 100

Horrific train disaster near Kanpur kills over 100

Kanpur : More than 100 people were killed and around 150 injured when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near the city of Kanpur before dawn on Sunday, officials said. The horrific disaster took place when the Patna-bound train’s coaches ran ...

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Disaster mitigation comes a long way

Early warning systems, mitigation plans and community mobilisation strategies: Disaster management has assumed an importance few would have imagined before the tsunami in December 2004. J Radhakrishnan, who spearheaded the rehabilitation programme in Nagapattinam district, worst hit by the tsunami, ...

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