A Turkish court handed jail terms of up to 22 years to five top managers convicted of negligence over Turkey's worst ever mining disaster.
ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet on Wednesday approved the allocation of funds equivalent to 25 million dollars for the National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF). The meeting chaired by Finance…
ISLAMABAD: Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday said when political leaders reject court orders it leads the country towards disaster, ARY News reporter. “Politicians’ job is not to create anarchy and disorder. Our focus is now on Supreme…
WASHINGTON: The state is grossly unprepared for a large earthquake and tsunami that may strike in the coming decades, putting it at risk for a humanitarian disaster, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday, citing a draft government report.…
REITI: Amatrice, the Italian town devastated by last month's deadly earthquake, is suing French weekly Charlie Hebdo for defamation over a series of cartoons about the disaster.
KARACHI: The coal-powered power plants in India are responsible for intense summers and heatwaves in Pakistan, said Ahmed Kamal of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
MAKKAH: "We can't find him" was the lament of anxious relatives and friends Saturday as they scoured hospital wards and the morgue, two days after the disaster at the hajj.
PARIS: Scientists on Wednesday said they had created a small robot that can recover from damage, in a step towards machines that mimic the remarkable adaptive powers of humans and animals.
XINJIANG: A fire at a carrot packaging factory in eastern China has killed at least 18 people, state news agency Xinhua reported on Monday, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety.