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Heavy rainfall lashes <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>, major rivers in spate

Heavy rainfall lashes Uttarakhand, major rivers in spate

06 Aug 2014

Dehradun: Major rivers in Uttarakhand are in spate with the Ganga flowing at warning level in both Haridwar and Rishikesh after moderate to heavy rains lashed most parts of the state.

Uttarakhand,   rainfall,   weather in Uttarakhand,   Uttarakhand weather,   Uttarakhand rainfall,  
SBI makes 63 branches functional in flood-hit Kashmir Valley

SBI makes 63 branches functional in flood-hit Kashmir Valley

30 Sep 2014

Jammu: Despite the extensive damage due to unprecedented floods earlier this month, the State Bank of India (SBI) has made 63 out of their 67 branches fully functional in Kashmir Valley, bank officials said here on Monday.

SBI,   63 branches functional,   flood-hit Kashmir Valley,   flood,   natural calamity,   rescue operation,  
Last week's flood moved Meghalaya back by 10 years: Chief Minister

Last week's flood moved Meghalaya back by 10 years: Chief Minister

30 Sep 2014

Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said the devastation left by last week's flash flood and landslide has taken the state back to what it was ten years ago.

flood,   Meghalaya,   10 years,   Chief Minister,   Mukul Sharma,   Meghalaya flood,   natural calamity,  
Flood alert issued in four districts of Bihar and Jharkhand

Flood alert issued in four districts of Bihar and Jharkhand

15 Sep 2014

New Delhi/Bihar: The Governments of Bihar and Jharkhand announced a flood alert in the four districts of Rohtas, Aurangabad, Arwal and Bhojpur following the release of three lakh cusecs of water from the Rihand Barrage after heavy rainfall.

Flood alert,   four districts,   Bihar,   Jharkhand,   natural calamity,   floods,  
Shameful Politics Over U’khand <strong>Disaster</strong>

Shameful Politics Over U’khand Disaster

10 Jul 2013

Apart from the death and devastation that it brought in its wake, the Uttarakhand disaster has brought to the fore the ugly side of politics, the complete lack of civility and decency in inter-party relations and regional politics in its most repulsive form. While at the national level one sees a complete lack of decorum in the exchanges between the Congress Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party when the entire country is in mourning over the tragic loss of lives in this state a fortnight ago, the people have also come face to face with an obnoxious form of regionalism that poses a grave danger to the national unity and the feeling of oneness.

Uttarakhand,   Uttarakhand disaster,   Uttarakhand floods,   floods in Uttarakhand,   Uttarakhand rains,   politics over Uttarakhand disaster ,  
J&K flood losses in excess of Rs one lakh crore

J&K flood losses in excess of Rs one lakh crore

29 Sep 2014

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said the preliminary assessment of cumulative losses due to floods in the state was in excess of Rs 1,00,000 crore and expressed hope that the Centre will go out of its way to provide succour to the affected people.

J&K flood,   loss,   one lakh crore,   flood,   natural calamity,   rescue operations,  
GAIL to hire 9 ships for transporting liquefied <strong>natural</strong> gas

GAIL to hire 9 ships for transporting liquefied natural gas

15 Aug 2014

New Delhi: State-run gas utility GAIL India Ltd has issued a tender to hire nine ships to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the US. GAIL wants to hire newly built ships to transport up to 5.8 million tonnes per annum of LNG it had contracted in the US, beginning 2007. Bids are due by October 30, according to the tender document.

Gail,   Gain India,   natural gas,   LNG,   US,   Bidding,   ship vessels,  
Assam flood toll rises to 32

Assam flood toll rises to 32

25 Sep 2014

Guwahati: Sixteen more bodies were recovered on Wednesday from two flood-hit districts of Assam, raising the toll in the deluge to 32, as Army and disaster response forces personnel evacuated hundreds of marooned people from affected areas.

Assam,   Assam flood,   Landslide,   Disaster Managment team,   Assam CM,   Tarun Gogoi ,  
Government working on new power policy, says Harish Rawat

Government working on new power policy, says Harish Rawat

05 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand government is working on a new power policy which will encourage local entrepreneurship in the power sector and hand over maintenance of micro and small hydel projects to the Gram Sabhas, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.

Harish Rawat,   Uttarakhand Chief Minister,   Gram Sabhas,   Uttarakhand,   hydro-electricity ,  
New <strong>natural</strong> gas pricing formula by September 30: Government

New natural gas pricing formula by September 30: Government

13 Aug 2014

New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said it will come out with a new natural gas pricing formula by September 30 keeping in mind the interest of investors and public.

Gas price,   government,   oil minister,   investors,   UPA government,   general elections,  

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