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Ethical and restrained use of <strong>natural</strong> resources needed: Suresh Soni

Ethical and restrained use of natural resources needed: Suresh Soni

25 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Instead of blindly aping the West, India should adapt what is from the outside world to its needs as espoused by BJP ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya and pursue "ethical and restrained" use of natural resources for development, senior RSS functionary Suresh Soni said on Saturday.

Suresh Soni,   RSS,   natural resources,   BJP,   Deendayal Upadhyaya,   India,   ,  
Kedarnath, 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,  
Gangotri dham closes for winters

Gangotri dham closes for winters

24 Oct 2014

Dehradun: The sacred portals of Gangotri dham, one of the four major Himalayan shrines located in Uttarakhand, were closed for winters on Friday amid chanting of vedic hymns.

Gangotri dham,   Uttarakhand,   four major Himalayan shrines,   Makar Lagna,   Uttarakhand dham,  
PM Modi announces Rs 745 crore package for flood-hit J&K

PM Modi announces Rs 745 crore package for flood-hit J&K

24 Oct 2014

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a Rs 745-crore package for renovation of houses and six major hospitals damaged by the recent unprecedented floods in Jammu and Kashmir.

PM Modi,   rs 745-crore package,   flood-hit J&K,   flood,   natural calamity,   floods,   Narendra Modi,  
BJP hints preference for '<strong>natural</strong> ally' Shiv Sena in Maharashtra

BJP hints preference for 'natural ally' Shiv Sena in Maharashtra

21 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Describing Shiv Sena as a "natural ally", BJP on Tuesday dropped hints that it would prefer the estranged saffron party to be a partner in its government in Maharashtra even while NCP's unconditional support continues to be on offer.

Shiv Sena,   BJP,   BJP alliance,   NDA,   Maharashtra government,   Maharashtra assembly,   NCP,  
Tribals of Koraput face drinking water shortage

Tribals of Koraput face drinking water shortage

22 Oct 2014

Koraput (Odisha): Tribals in remote areas of Koraput district are facing acute shortage of safe drinking water as several water supply stations are lying idle without power after cyclone Hudhud hit the district.

Tribals,   Koraput,   drinking water shortage,   cyclone,   cyclonic storms,   natural calamity,   flood,   cyclone hudhud,  
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,   ,  
PM Narendra Modi to have a busy Diwali visit to Srinagar

PM Narendra Modi to have a busy Diwali visit to Srinagar

22 Oct 2014

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Diwali visit here on Thursday to express solidarity with the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir will be packed with meetings, government sources said.

PM Modi,   Narendra Modi,   busy Diwali visit,   Srinagar visit,   BJP,   flood,   flood victims,   Jammu flood,   natural calamity,  
Government raises <strong>natural</strong> gas price to USD 5.61/unit

Government raises natural gas price to USD 5.61/unit

18 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Government on Saturday approved raising natural gas price to USD 5.61 per mmBtu from November 1 but Reliance Industries will continue to get current USD 4.2 rate till it makes up for shortfall in output from KG-D6 block.

Government of India,   natural gas price,   Reliance Industries,   KG-D6 block,  
Over two million displaced in India due to <strong>natural</strong> <strong>disasters</strong> in 2013

Over two million displaced in India due to natural disasters in 2013

18 Sep 2014

United Nations: About 2.14 million people were displaced in India last year due to natural disasters, according to a United Nations-backed report which said the country was third after the Philippines and China to record the highest levels of displacement in 2013. The report 'Global Estimates 2014: people displaced by disasters' said 22 million people worldwide were displaced in 2013 by disasters sparked largely by earthquakes or climate, almost three times more than by conflict in the same year.

two million displaced,   India,   natural disasters,   UN report,   ,  

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