BJP accuses Lamba of ‘obstructing’ firefighting; AAP defends her

New Delhi, May 23 : AAP legislator Alka Lamba courted controversy by climbing atop a firefighters’ platform when a blaze broke out in the Chandni Chowk area late Monday night. The BJP filed a police complaint against her on Tuesday for “obstructing” the firefighters. Informed sources said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal summoned the legislator […]

Parliament security staff undergo CBRN emergency training

New Delhi, May 22 : The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Monday began a five-day training programme for Parliament House Complex (PHC) security staff to respond to Chemical, Biological, Radiological and/or Nuclear (CBRN) emergencies, an official said. “The five-day training programme will train the PHC security personnel on various aspects of CBRN emergencies,” said […]

Goa government hiding facts in foot bridge collapse: AAP

Panaji, May 20 : The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday accused the Goa government of hiding facts in the collapse of the foot bridge in south Goa’s Curchorem area and demanded it come out with details about the persons still missing after the tragedy. “We demand the government shun its apparent anxiety to hide facts […]

India taking part in global disaster risk reduction meet in Mexico

[New Dehi: Minister of State for External Affairs, M J Akbar , MoS Home Kiren Rijiju , NBT Chairman Baldev Bhai Sharma release a book “‘Shanti Ki Afwahen” by Gyaneshwar Mule (L) at a function in New Delhi on Saturday. /PTI] New Delhi, May 20 : India is participating in a five-day long Global Platform […]