The top court also directs the authorities to issue appropriate guidelines for simplification of process of issuance of death certificates for Covid fatalities.
India needs to urgently build a robust, scalable emergency response system that can crowd-source resources of all kinds from within the country and from around the world.
Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, rumours of another nationwide lockdown from September 25 being called by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) surfaced after a supposed ‘NDMA order’ went viral on social media.
The National Disaster Response Force has sent its 10 teams to Odisha and seven teams to West Bengal in view of the approaching Cyclone Amphan.
Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KDSMA) has evacuated 22,165 people from flood-affected regions and they have been lodged in 315 camps across the state.
BJP members pay tribute to 63 feet tall statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay on his 105th birth anniversary in Varanasi.PTI Photo
In this file image, Kamla Bhasin (R), feminist and a social activist launching a book Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile during a workshop in Dharamsala, India. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being...Photo by Shyam Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
In this file image, Author Kamla Bhasin, Former Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar and Amodkanth with Vinita Bakshi during seminar on 'Sex Trafficking of Girls and Women in the Subcontinent' in New Delhi. Bhasin passed away at...Photo by K Asif/The India Today Group via Getty Images
In this file image, MP Shashi Tharoor felicitated womens rights activist Kamla Bhasin during the Laadli awards in Mumbai. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being diagnosed with cancer.PTI Photo
In this file image, Kamla Bhasin (R), feminist and a social activist launching a book Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile during a workshop in Dharamsala. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being...Photo by Shyam Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
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