18 Sep 2014
Dehradun: An elaborate construction plan for a new township near Kedarnath will be rolled out soon keeping in mind safety of the famed Himalayan shrine as suggested by experts, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said on Wednesday.
16 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Over 237,000 people have so far been rescued in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir and the train route between Srinagar and Baramulla has been restored, an official statement said.
12 Sep 2014
Dehradun: More than 150 pilgrims paid obeisance to Lord Shiva at Kedarnath on Friday as the yatra to the Himalayan shrine resumed after a five-day suspension.
11 Sep 2014
Washington: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has said that the Indian government has earmarked 10 percent of funds in all Centre-sponsored development programmes for disaster mitigation, which amounts to about USD 5.5 billion for the current fiscal.
11 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Railways will be transporting relief material free of charge to flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir and has taken a slew of measures including special trains and help desks for the stranded passengers.
11 Sep 2014
Kolkata: The devastating floods in Kashmir are expected to hit the state's tourism hard, a top tourism industry official said.
05 May 2014
Dehradun: Sacred portals of the Kedarnath temple were reopened to devotees amid elaborate rituals early on Sunday morning, about a year after the Himalayan shrine was marred by flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded.
08 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Hundreds of people have logged on to social networking sites likes Facebook and twitter to share information on floods, which have created havoc in Jammu and Kashmir, and are even collecting aid for the victims.
01 Sep 2014
Tokyo:Around 2.35 million people on Monday took part in a government disaster drill in Japan, hoping to prevent a catastrophe when the quake-prone country is hit by another natural disaster.
27 Aug 2014
United Nations: Adopting a critical tone, India has told the UN Security Council that ‘imposing solutions’ from outside on nations for conflict prevention is a ‘recipe for instant disaster’ and an ‘interventionist trend’ can exacerbate conflict between and within countries.