India ranks the highest among the world's most disaster-prone countries for displacement of residents, with 23 lakh, on average, uprooted due to calamities such as floods, cyclones and earthquakes.

Flagging direct correlation between development activities and disaster in ecologically sensitive regions, a home ministry's body - National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) - has urged the

NE, Bihar, U'khand, J&K, Himachal, Gujarat, Andamans At High Risk

New Delhi: A United Nations (UN) report h as warned India that it is at greater risk by opting for public private partnership (PPP) mode of investment for raising its public infrastructure where th