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Cyclone forces evacuation of thousands in Bangladesh

Cyclone forces evacuation of thousands in Bangladesh

31 Jul 2015

Dhaka: A cyclone set to hit the Bangladesh coast later on yesterday already killed three people and forced the evacuation of thousands from mainly poor fishing communities, police and other officials said.

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Landslides due to torrential rains kill 33 people in Nepal

Landslides due to torrential rains kill 33 people in Nepal

31 Jul 2015

Kathmandu: At least 33 people, including 13 women, were killed yesterday and over 20 others reported missing after landslides triggered by torrential rains swept away houses across Nepal, already devastated due to a massive temblor in April and the subsequent aftershocks.

landslides,   Kathmandu,   Nepal,   torrential rains,   earthquake in Nepal,   Laxmi Dhakal,   natural disaster,   Latest World News,  
<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.

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Heavy rain, landslides disrupt Uttarakhand 'Chaar Dham Yatra'

Heavy rain, landslides disrupt Uttarakhand 'Chaar Dham Yatra'

26 Jun 2015

Lucknow/Dehradun: Following heavy rain across the state, the annual 'Chaar Dhaam Yatra' --  a pilgrimage that takes devotees to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri -- in Uttarakhand was disrupted yesterday.

Chaar Dham Yatra,   heavy rains,   landslides,   Uttarakhand rains,   Badrinath,   Kedarnath,   Yamunotri,   Gangotri,   latest states news,  
Portals of <strong>Kedarnath</strong> closed for winter

Portals of Kedarnath closed for winter

05 Nov 2013

Dehradun: Chants of Vedic hymns reverberated in the air amid light snowfall as the sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath, which bore the brunt of the June calamity in Uttarakhand, were closed on Tuesday for winter.

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Rahul in Uttarakhand for <strong>Kedarnath</strong> trek

Rahul in Uttarakhand for Kedarnath trek

23 Apr 2015

Dehradun: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Thursday to begin on Friday his trek to the revered and ancient Kedarnath shrine in the lower Himalayas.

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World's richest Arab man to give Rs 2.03 lakh crore fortune to charity

World's richest Arab man to give Rs 2.03 lakh crore fortune to charity

02 Jul 2015

London: A Saudi Arabian billionaire is planning to give his entire USD 32-billion (Rs 2.03 lakh crore) fortune to charity, media reported. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, said he wanted to donate to groups that promote health and help with disaster relief, it said.

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India's <strong>disaster</strong> management capabilities quite advanced: US

India's disaster management capabilities quite advanced: US

21 May 2015

Washington: US has praised India for its "remarkable" response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, describing the country's disaster management capabilities as sophisticated and advanced.

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Defence Ministry raises Rs 500 crore bill for flood assistance to J&K

Defence Ministry raises Rs 500 crore bill for flood assistance to J&K

29 Jun 2015

Srinagar: The Defence Ministry has raised a bill of Rs 500 crore for its assistance to Jammu and Kashmir government for carrying out relief and rescue operations during the floods that battered the valley last year.

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<strong>Kedarnath</strong> shrine opens its gates for devotees

Kedarnath shrine opens its gates for devotees

24 Apr 2015

Dehradun: The gates of the ancient Kedarnath shrine were thrown open for devotees amid elaborate rituals early Friday morning.

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