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NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

30 Oct 2014

Patna: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) averted a major tragedy on the occasion of Chhath at the famous Konhara Ghat near Hajipur in Vaishali district of Bihar, after its personnel caught a snake that ventured into a crowd of thousands of devotees present there, a senior NDRF official said on Thursday.

National Disaster Response Force,   snake in Chhath,   Chhath,   Konhara Ghat,   Hajipur,   Vaishali,   Bihar,   NDRF,   Sandhya Arghya,  
Cyclone Nilofar: NDRF deploys 14 rescue teams in Gujarat

Cyclone Nilofar: NDRF deploys 14 rescue teams in Gujarat

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 14 rescue and relief teams with boats and other flood rescue equipment as proactive measure to mitigate the situation during cyclonic storm Nilofar which is expected to hit the Gujarat coast on Friday.

National Disaster Response Force,   NDRF,   cyclonic storm Nilofar,   Gujarat coast,  
<strong>Disaster</strong> response robots to discern between humans and rubble

Disaster response robots to discern between humans and rubble

28 Oct 2014

Washington: Researchers have developed a new algorithm that allows robots to differentiate between humans and debris while carrying out search and rescue operations following a natural disaster.

Disaster,   robots,   rubble,   algorithm,   rescue operations,   natural disaster,  
<strong>Kedarnath</strong>, Yamunotri close for winters

Kedarnath, Yamunotri close for winters

25 Oct 2014

Dehradun: The sacred portals of  Kedarnath and Yamunotri shrines in Garhwal Himalayas were closed on Saturday for winters after elaborate rituals held amid chanting of vedic hymns. Gates of Kedarnath, the most important of the four Himalayan shrines located in Uttarakhand were closed at 6 am for the season, the first after a devastating deluge ravaged large parts of Kedar Valley last year.

Kedarnath,   Yamunotri,   winters,   Kedarnath shrine,   Garhwal Himalayas,   Yamunotri shrine,   Uttarakhand,   Kedar Valley,  
Cabinet meeting in <strong>Kedarnath</strong> rescheduled

Cabinet meeting in Kedarnath rescheduled

18 Oct 2014

Dehradun: The much-talked about meeting of Uttarakhand cabinet in Kedarnath will now be held at the Himalayan shrine on October 20 instead of October 21 as scheduled earlier.

Cabinet meeting,   Kedarnath,   meeting preponed,   Himalayan shrine,   Dhanteras,   Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,   Kedarnath temple,   Kedar valley,  
Ambani takes 'Swachh Bharat' campaign to Badrinath, <strong>Kedarnath</strong>

Ambani takes 'Swachh Bharat' campaign to Badrinath, Kedarnath

18 Oct 2014

Badrinath: Taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to rid the country of litter and rubbish, Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani on Saturday cleaned the Badrinath and Kedarnath temple premises and area around it to spread the message of 'Swachh Bharat'.

Ambani,   Swachh Bharat campaign,   Badrinath,   Kedarnath,   clean Indian campaign,   cleanliness drive,   Anil Ambani,   Narendra Modi,   PM Modi,   Modi's clean India campaign,  
Facebook unveils 'safety check' for <strong>disaster</strong> efforts

Facebook unveils 'safety check' for disaster efforts

17 Oct 2014

Washington: Facebook has unveiled a 'safety check' tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system developed after the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.

Facebook,   2011 Japan earthquake,   Social Networking sites,   Twitter,   facebook setting,  
<strong>Kedarnath</strong> shrine reopens for devotees

Kedarnath shrine reopens for devotees

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.

Kedarnath shrine,   Kedarnath reopens,   Kedarnath temple,   Himalayan shrine,   Kedarnath disaster,   Char Dham yatra,  
PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with flood-hit people in Kashmir

PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with flood-hit people in Kashmir

21 Oct 2014

New Delhi: In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kashmir on Diwali and spend time with flood-hit people there.

PM Modi,   spend Diwali,   flood-hit people,   Kashmir,   Kashmir flood,   flood,   natural disaster,   Narendra Modi,  
<strong>Kedarnath</strong> pilgrims to get weather updates on phone

Kedarnath pilgrims to get weather updates on phone

06 Oct 2014

Dehradun: Drawing lessons from 2013 calamity at Kedarnath which caught thousands of pilgrims offguard, the state government has completed the digital mapping of Rudraprayag district which will help pilgrims heading for the Himalayan shrine to get weather updates on their mobile phone.

Kedarnath pilgrims,   weather updates,   updates on phone,   devotees,   ,  

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