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Construction plan for new Kedarpuri to be unveiled soon: Harish Rawat

Construction plan for new Kedarpuri to be unveiled soon: Harish Rawat

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.

new township near Kedarnath,   Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,   Kedarpuri,   Geological Survey of India ,  
Over 2 lakh rescued in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

Over 2 lakh rescued in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

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.

Floods in Jammu and Kashmir,   NDRF,   Omar Abdullah,   Defence Ministry,   National Disaster Relief,  
<strong>Kedarnath</strong> yatra resumes, over 150 pilgrims pay obeisance

Kedarnath yatra resumes, over 150 pilgrims pay obeisance

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.

Kedarnath yatra,   yatra resumes,   150 pilgrims,   pay obeisance,   devotees,   ,  
USD 5.5 billion fund earmarked for <strong>disaster</strong> mitigation, says Kiren Rijiju

USD 5.5 billion fund earmarked for disaster mitigation, says Kiren Rijiju

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.

Kiren Rijiju,   Union Minister of State for Home Affairs,   World Reconstruction Conference,   World Bank,   Indian economy,  
J&K flood: Help desk, free transportation of relief material by Railways

J&K flood: Help desk, free transportation of relief material by Railways

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.

floods in Kashmir,   J&K floods,   National Disaster Relief Force,   NDRF,   Indian railway,  
Kashmir floods wash away tourist bookings

Kashmir floods wash away tourist bookings

11 Sep 2014

Kolkata: The devastating floods in Kashmir are expected to hit the state's tourism hard, a top tourism industry official said.

floods in Kashmir,   J&K floods,   tourism in Kashmir,   tourism industry,   National Disaster Relief Force,   NDRF,  
<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,  
J&K floods: Social networking sites aid rescue, relief work

J&K floods: Social networking sites aid rescue, relief work

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.

social networking sites,   Facebook,   twitter,   Kashmir flood,   Jammu and Kashmir,   National Disaster Response Force,  
Around 2.35 million people participate in a nationwide <strong>disaster</strong> drill

Around 2.35 million people participate in a nationwide disaster drill

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.

2.35 million people,   nationwide disaster drill,   natural calamity,   drill,   Japan residents,   rescue operation,  
Imposing outside solutions on nations a 'recipe for <strong>disaster</strong>'

Imposing outside solutions on nations a 'recipe for 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.

Indian government,   United Nations,   UN Security Council,   Bhagwant Bishnoi,   Council decisions,   India- UN relations,  

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