At least 141 people have lost their lives because of the collapse of British era bridge in Morbi, Gujarat. While 177 people were saved, several others are missing. About “Jhulto Pul” suspension bridge “Jhulto Pul” is a pedestrian suspension bridge ..
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the inaugural session of the International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI), 2022. Who hosted the conference? The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Assam State Disaster Management Agency and the UNICEF has jointly developed an Online Flood Reporting System. With this, Assam becomes the first state to adopt digital reporting system to find out impact indicators during floods. About the System The ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
It has been eleven years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. The explosion that occurred in the rig on April 20, 2010, killed eleven people. What is Deepwater Horizon Disaster? After two days of ..
On April 19, 2020, the Government of India ordered that supply of non-essential commodities will remain prohibited during lock down. The order comes when E-Commerce industry geared up to deliver products such as refrigerators and mobile phones to areas that ..
The Indian Army is to extend its support to the Narela Quarantine Centre. It is the largest quarantine centre in the country and was established by the Delhi Government. Highlights Initially, the quarantine facility had 250 foreign nationals. Later, an ..