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State to have Disaster Response Force

DP CORRESPONDENT Shimla Himachal Pradesh will establish State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), on analogy of National Disaster Response Force to generate a prompt and efficient response at the time of disasters. This was revealed by Chief Secretary BK Agarwal while chairing the 9th meeting of State Executive Committee (SEC) held here last evening. He said

bihar floods

Bihar floods: Army Column, ETF continue to deployed in affected areas

Bihar floods: One Army Column and One Engineer Task Force (ETF) have been deployed in seven districts of Bihar, which have been successful in rescuing people from the flood-hit areas.At least 14 people were rescued from Katihar, Madhubani, East Champaran and 18 from West Champaran, Sitamarhi, Begusarai. Besides the rescue operation, 38,630 food packets were

Army deployed in Bihar's flood-hit Katihar

Army deployed in Bihar’s flood-hit Katihar

Bihar floods hit katihar. Three columns of Army on Monday were deployed in flood-hit Katihar district for the relief and rescue operation.The central help came after Bihar Chief Minsiter Nitish Kumar on Sunday sought help of the Army and Air Force as the flood situation worsened in the state. Overflowing rivers from Nepal have played