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Missing to be presumed dead by July 15: <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> CM

Missing to be presumed dead by July 15: Uttarakhand CM

05 Jul 2013

Pegging the number of pilgrims missing after the recent natural calamity in Uttarakhand at more than 3000, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Thursday said if they don't surface till July 15 they will be presumed dead.

Uttarakhand disaster,   pilgrims missing in Uttarakhand,   Vijay Bahuguna,   Uttarakhand flood,   Uttarakhand natural disaster ,  
Heavy rains disrupt Char Dham Yatra in <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>

Heavy rains disrupt Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand

16 Jul 2014

Dehradun: The annual Hindu pilgrimage of Char Dham that takes devotees to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines was halted on Wednesday following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, officials said.

Heavy rains,   char dham yatra,   Uttrakhand,   Gangotri,   Yamunotri,   Kedarnath,   Badrinath,   Kedarnath shrine,  
Nepal floods, landslides kill 240, India announces Rs 30 million as relief fund

Nepal floods, landslides kill 240, India announces Rs 30 million as relief fund

17 Aug 2014

Kathmandu: India on Saturday announced a relief assistance of Rs 30 million (NRs 48 million) for the victims of the recent floods and landslides that have hit different parts of Nepal, claiming over 240 lives in two weeks.

Nepal flood,   mudslide,   landslide in Nepal,   natural calamity,   Home Ministry,   Sunkoshi river,  
NESAC sounds flood alert in parts of Meghalaya after incessant rains in the region

NESAC sounds flood alert in parts of Meghalaya after incessant rains in the region

16 Aug 2014

Shillong: The North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC) has sounded flood alerts in low lying areas of Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district after incessant rains lashed the region in the past 48 hours.

NESAC,   flood alert,   Meghalaya,   heavy rains,   natural calamity,   West Garo hills,   Assam,  
Immune cell discovery could help halt cancer spread: Study

Immune cell discovery could help halt cancer spread: Study

16 Aug 2014

Melbourne: Highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, can play a critical role in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs, a new study has found.

immune cells,   natural killer cells,   melanoma cells,   Walter and Eliza Hall Institute,   Australia,   ,  
Calamity threat: Departments asked to prepare contingency plan

Calamity threat: Departments asked to prepare contingency plan

25 Jun 2014

Bhubaneswar: With Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting deficient rainfall due to El-Nino factor during this monsoon, the Odisha government on Wednesday asked all the departments to prepare a contingency plan within a week in order to meet the eventuality.

Contingency plan,   IMD,   natural calamity,   rainfall,   ,  
BJP gearing up for panchayat elections in <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>

BJP gearing up for panchayat elections in Uttarakhand

02 Jun 2014

Dehradun: In order to repeat the spectacular performance shown by it in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls, the Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has begun preparations for the upcoming panchayat elections in the state.

BJP,   panchayat elections in Uttarakhand,   Uttarakhand election,   panchayat polls in Uttarakhand,  
Budget: A mixed bag of hopes and disappointments for <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>

Budget: A mixed bag of hopes and disappointments for Uttarakhand

11 Jul 2014

Dehradun: The maiden budget of Narendra Modi Government comes as a mixed bag of hopes and disappointments for Uttarakhand which is still struggling to recover from the aftermath of last year's natural calamity.

Narendra Modi ,   union Budget,   Narendra Modi,   PRASAD,   Arun Jaitley ,  
Harish Rawat directs officials to strengthen mobile connectivity in <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>

Harish Rawat directs officials to strengthen mobile connectivity in Uttarakhand

02 Aug 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked officials to think about ways to strengthen communication system in the calamity-prone districts of the state including Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi which were among the worst hit in last year's deluge.

Harish Rawat,   mobile connectivity,   Uttarakhand,   calamity,   Kailash Mansarovar yatra,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> govt handling reconstruction work casually: BJP

Uttarakhand govt handling reconstruction work casually: BJP

07 Jul 2014

Dehradun: The BJP on Monday said the collapse of an under-construction bridge in Uttarkashi district exposes the ‘casual manner’ in which reconstruction works are being carried out in flood-hit areas of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand,   BJP,   Uttarkashi,   Assi Ganga,   Harish Rawat,  

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