HELPLINE NUMBERS

  • J&K floods: Helpline numbers for assistance September 8, 2014

    In the wake of heavy rainfall that flooded Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities have set up helpline numbers. Here is the list of how you can provide help to the ones struck by this tragedy. Helpline numbers: Flood Control Room No : New Delhi J&K House: (011)24611210 and 24611108 Srinagar: 01942452138 Jammu: 01912560401 Home Ministry...
  • AAP claims Delhi antigraft helpline a big hit, experts not satisfied January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after announcing an antigraft helpline, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed that his initiative has been a big success. The AAP leader said that as many as 3,200 calls were received in just three hours after the helpline number was announced. The helpline even promises to assist...
  • Delhi: Kejriwal government releases anticorruption helpline number January 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched an anticorruption helpline number for people to lodge complaints if they are harassed for bribes. The anti corruption helpline number 01127357169 will be operational from 8am to 10pm daily. Kejriwal said that helpline number will guide and suggest ways to complainants...
  • Congress to do utmost to stand up to cyclonehit states, assures Sonia October 13, 2013

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday night, said the government and her party will do everything possible to stand up to any eventuality and every emergent situation in the wake of cyclone Phailin in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Gandhi has been in constant touch with Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde,...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Coastal districts in Odisha plunged into darkness October 12, 2013

    Power was switched off in a dozen towns in coastal districts of Odisha since morning in view of Cyclone Phailin, which made landfall near Gopalpur in Ganjam district. Since the supply at most places was through overhead wires which were vulnerable, power distribution companies SouthCo, CESU and NorthCo disconnected power. "A direction...
  • Odisha: Glass, wood, asbestos sheets fly in Gopalpur after cyclone Phailin hits coast October 12, 2013

    Broken glass pieces, wood shreds and asbestos sheets flew like killer projectiles in these two adjoining cities, moments after the severe cyclone 'Phailin' slammed into Gopalpur beach. The roads in these twin cities were empty as strong wind howled across hitting closed doors and windows of the houses deserted by the...
  • Phailin impact: Rain, wind lash Srikakulam district of Andhra October 12, 2013

    Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed most parts of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts tonight as cyclone Phailin reached the neighbouring Odisha coast. According to a senior official, wind with a velocity of 200 kmph is blowing in the region, and power supply in affected areas has been shut down as...
  • Cyclone Phailin to maintain intensity till 3am, says IMD October 12, 2013

    Cyclone Phailin, which made landfall with a windspeed of 200 kmph near Gopalpur town in Odisha on Saturday night, is likely to maintain the intensity of a very severe cyclonic storm for six hours, the IMD said. Gopalpur in Ganjam district was experiencing heavy rains and the cyclone is likely to...
  • Cyclone 'Phailin': SCR sets up emergency control rooms October 12, 2013

    The South Central Railway (SCR) has activated emergency control rooms at its headquarters in Vijayawada, besides patrolling of railway tracks, among other measures, to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclonic storm 'Phailin'. The emergency cells are being manned 24X7 by senior officials from various departments to closely monitor...
  • Government asks states to handle damage to highways from cyclone 'Phailin' October 12, 2013

    Government, on Saturday, directed Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to be prepared to handle the anticipated damage to the national highways from cyclone Phailin. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has put the NHAI officials in these states on alert. Regional Officers and Project Directors of National Highways Authority of...
  • Govt ready with choppers, aircraft, ships for cyclone rescue, says Shinde October 12, 2013

    Eighteen helicopters, 12 aircraft and two war ships have been kept ready by the government for rescue and relief operations in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh which are facing the brunt of cyclone 'Phailin'. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said the Indian Air Force choppers and aircraft and the two navy ships are...
  • Andhra power utilities gear up to tackle cyclone 'Phailin' October 12, 2013

    Power utilities in Andhra Pradesh under the Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd have geared up to meet any emergency arising out of cyclone 'Phailin' hitting the coastal districts of Srikakulam, West Godavari, East Godavari, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam. M Sahoo, Special Chief Secretary in the energy department of Andhra Pradesh government, today...
  • Odisha's Gopalpur, a scenic beach spot under spectre of death October 12, 2013

    On a bright autumn day, this famous beach in Odisha is a tourists' paradise as the lips feel the salt in the cool breeze from Bay of Bengal and its gentle waves splash at the feet. But on Saturday, as the sky over this village gets darker, the howling wind stronger...
  • Centre readies foodgrain supples for 'Phailin' cyclone victims October 12, 2013

    The Centre, on Saturday, said 5 lakh tonnes of foodgrains is kept ready for distribution to victims of high intensity cyclone Phailin, which is due to hit the east coast in the next few hours. "We are ready with 5 lakh tonnes of foodgrains for distribution to cycloneaffected people in Andhra...
  • Sheila Dikshit releases helpline numbers booklet for women January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday released a booklet featuring various helpline numbers and safety precautions needed to be taken by women in distress. The booklet has been brought out by National Commission for Women (NCW) to make the fairer sex aware of the various helplines as...
  • Govt to make 181 helpline number available across states January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A month after releasing the threedigit emergency number for women in Delhi, the government on Monday said it will make available the '181' women helpline number to all states of the country. "We will give single emergency number 181 to women across the country," Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal...
  • Women helpline number '181' to be functional within a week December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Government will make functional within a week a threedigit helpline number '181' for women in distress. The helpline will be set up at Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's office at Delhi Secretariat and will be functional before December 31. "The dedicated helpline will go a long way in...
  • Mumbai serial blasts: Helpline numbers July 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Terror struck Mumbai as three serial blasts rocked crowded areas of the city on Wednesday evening killing at least 17 people and injuring about 100 in a grim reminder of 26/11 attack that left 166 people dead. Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan said at least 13 people were killed and...
  • Railways to conduct inquiry into Kalka derailment July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Railways will run two special trains for carrying relatives and friends of HowrahKalka Mail accident victims to the site of the mishap near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh. A special train will run from Howrah to Fatepur and another will start from Delhi...
  • Mumbai rains: Important helpline numbers June 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Normal life was thrown completely out of gear in Mumbai following heavy rains over the past 24 hours. A disaster management team has swung into action to deal with the crisis and Army has been called out in many areas. However, here are some important helpline numbers that you...