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Avoid construction of houses on river beds, says Hamid Ansari

Avoid construction of houses on river beds, says Hamid Ansari

04 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Attributing the magnitude of last year's calamity in Uttarakhand to indiscriminate construction on glacial bed, Vice President Hamid Ansari advised foresters to keep in mind the interest of posterity and that of the society as a whole while implementing forest laws.

Hamid Ansari,   Uttarakhand,   Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy,   2013 Uttarakhand disaster,   Vice President ,  
Over 2 lakh rescued in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

Over 2 lakh rescued in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

16 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Over 237,000 people have so far been rescued in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir and the train route between Srinagar and Baramulla has been restored, an official statement said.

Floods in Jammu and Kashmir,   NDRF,   Omar Abdullah,   Defence Ministry,   National Disaster Relief,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> government donates Rs 10 crore for flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

Uttarakhand government donates Rs 10 crore for flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

16 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand's resident commissioner on Tuesday handed over a cheque of Rs 10 crore to his Jammu and Kashmir counterpart in New Delhi on behalf of Chief Minister Harish Rawat for the flood-hit people of the state.

Uttarakhand government,   flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir,   Chief Minister Harish Rawat,   Shankar Dutt Sharma,   Lokesh Jha ,  
Government allocates Rs 2.5 crore to each <strong>disaster</strong>-hit district of <strong>Uttarakhand</strong>

Government allocates Rs 2.5 crore to each disaster-hit district of Uttarakhand

17 Aug 2014

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has allocated Rs 2.5 crore each for the development of infrastructural facilities in disaster-hit districts of the state.

Uttarakhand government,   Uttarakhand disaster,   disaster-hit districts,   Natural calamity in Uttarakhand,   Harish Rawat,   Pauri,  
USD 5.5 billion fund earmarked for <strong>disaster</strong> mitigation, says Kiren Rijiju

USD 5.5 billion fund earmarked for disaster mitigation, says Kiren Rijiju

11 Sep 2014

Washington: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has said that the Indian government has earmarked 10 percent of funds in all Centre-sponsored development programmes for disaster mitigation, which amounts to about USD 5.5 billion for the current fiscal.

Kiren Rijiju,   Union Minister of State for Home Affairs,   World Reconstruction Conference,   World Bank,   Indian economy,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> government to launch food security scheme for old women

Uttarakhand government to launch food security scheme for old women

12 Sep 2014

Dehradun: A special scheme will be launched in Uttarakhand on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 to ensure food security for old women, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said.

Dehradun,   Uttarakhand,   Gandhi Jayanti,   Food security,   Old women,   Chief Minister,   Harish Rawat,  
J&K flood: Help desk, free transportation of relief material by Railways

J&K flood: Help desk, free transportation of relief material by Railways

11 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Railways will be transporting relief material free of charge to flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir and has taken a slew of measures including special trains and help desks for the stranded passengers.

floods in Kashmir,   J&K floods,   National Disaster Relief Force,   NDRF,   Indian railway,  
Kashmir floods wash away tourist bookings

Kashmir floods wash away tourist bookings

11 Sep 2014

Kolkata: The devastating floods in Kashmir are expected to hit the state's tourism hard, a top tourism industry official said.

floods in Kashmir,   J&K floods,   tourism in Kashmir,   tourism industry,   National Disaster Relief Force,   NDRF,  
Congress govt should quit over poor handling of <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> tragedy: BJP

Congress govt should quit over poor handling of Uttarakhand tragedy: BJP

16 Jun 2014

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought dismissal of the Congress government in Uttarakhand while accusing it of failing to carry out its duty of handing over bodies to the next of kin and not undertaking rehabilitation works even a year after the flash flood tragedy in the hill state.

Congress,   BJP,   Bharatiya Janata Party,   Uttarakhand,   Uttarakhand tragedy,   Uttarakhand disaster,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> offers Rs 10 crore assistance to Jammu and Kashmir

Uttarakhand offers Rs 10 crore assistance to Jammu and Kashmir

09 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand on Tuesday offered expertise, logistics and a financial assistance of Rs 10 crore for the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Uttarakhand,   financial assistance,   Jammu and Kashmir,   Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar,   flood-ravaged state,   hydel projects ,  

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