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<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,  
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,  
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,  
Rahul Gandhi to visit Koraput today

Rahul Gandhi to visit Koraput today

20 Oct 2014

Koraput (Odisha): Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Maoist-affected Koraput district of Odisha today to take stock of areas affected by Cyclone Hudhud.

Rahul Gandhi,   visit Koraput,   Congress,   cyclone,   cyclonic storms,   natural calamity,   natural disaster,   ,  
<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,   ,  
Andhra Pradesh: Relief operations in full swing

Andhra Pradesh: Relief operations in full swing

17 Oct 2014

Visakhapatnam: Relief operations are in full swing in Visakhapatnam and other parts of north coastal Andhra that was battered by severe cyclonic storm Hudhud last Sunday.

Relief operations,   cyclone-hit Andhra,   Andhra Pradesh,   cyclone,   cyclonic storm,   natural calamity,   natural disaster,  
AERB sets 2015 deadline for additional safety measures in nuclear plants

AERB sets 2015 deadline for additional safety measures in nuclear plants

16 Oct 2014

Kancheepuram (TN): The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has set December 2015 as the deadline for nuclear units in the country for putting in place additional safety measures recommended by it.

AERB,   Nuclear plants,   Fukushima disaster,   Nuclear power plant safety,   BHAVINI,   Department of Atomic Energy,  
<strong>Disaster</strong> training-programme in Mizoram

Disaster training-programme in Mizoram

30 Sep 2014

Aizawl: Mizoram Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Minister C Ngunlianchunga on Tuesday inaugurated the two-week training of Young Mizo Association (YMA) volunteers on disaster response at the headquarters of the Fifth India Reserve battalion in Lungverh near Aizawl.

Mizoram Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Minister,   C Ngunlianchunga,   Young Mizo Association,   Fifth India Reserve battalion,   Lungverh,   Aizawl,  

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