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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.

Worlds Richest Arab man,   Prince Alwaleed bin Talal,   Saudi Arabian billionaire,   charity,   disaster relief charity,   health promotion,   latest world news,  
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.

Defence Ministry,   Fund bill for flood,   Fund for Jammu and Kashmir,   Jammu and Kashmir government,   NDRF,   National Disaster Relief Fund,   Latest States News,  
Choppers flown to rain-hit area as 9,000 pilgrims stranded in Chardham

Choppers flown to rain-hit area as 9,000 pilgrims stranded in Chardham

26 Jun 2015

Dehradun: With the very first spell of monsoon showers damaging nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts, choppers were today flown to the affected areas with a team of senior officials to assess conditions and ensure safety of Chardham pilgrims.

Choppers flown in Uttarakhand,   Rain hit area of Uttarakhand,   Pilgrims stranded in Chardham,   Pilgrimes,   Monsoon showers,   Flood in Uttarakhand,   Latest States News,  
Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund remains disrupted for fourth day

Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund remains disrupted for fourth day

28 Jun 2015

Gopeshwar: Yatra to Badrinath and the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib in Chamoli district remained disrupted for the fourth consecutive day today even as the administration continued to evacuate pilgrims stranded on way to the Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand.

Yatra to Badrinath,   Sikh shrine,   Hemkund Sahib,   Chamoli district,   Pilgrims in Uttarakhand,   Latest News,  
Heavy rain, landslides disrupt <strong>Uttarakhand</strong> '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,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> steps up vigil after Nepal quake

Uttarakhand steps up vigil after Nepal quake

28 Apr 2015

Dehradun :The state machinery in Uttarakhand has been sensitised towards disaster management and other procedures following last week-end's earthquake in neighbouring Nepal, an official said on Tuesday.

Nepal earthquake,   Uttarakhand steps,   Disaster management,   Chief Minister Harish Rawat,   Disaster Management and State Disaster Relief Force,   SDRF,   Latest state news ,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong>: New community radio goes on air in Rudraprayag

Uttarakhand: New community radio goes on air in Rudraprayag

22 Sep 2014

Dehradun: A new community radio went on air in Uttarakhand to disseminate information to two lakh people in 200 remote villages in the disaster–prone Rudraprayag district.

Uttarakhand,   Rudraprayag,   Uttarakhand disaster,   community radio,   community radio in Uttarakhand,  
Yangtze river <strong>disaster</strong>: Death toll climbs to nearly 400 in China's deadliest boat catastrophe

Yangtze river disaster: Death toll climbs to nearly 400 in China's deadliest boat catastrophe

06 Jun 2015

Jianli: The death toll in the Chinese cruise ship that capsized in the mighty Yangtze river today jumped to nearly 400 as hundreds more bodies were found by disaster teams, making it China's deadliest boat disaster in 70 years.

China ship,   China river disaster,   Yangtze River,   Eastern Star,   Ship sunk in China,   Chinese cruise ship,   Latest World News,  
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.

India disaster management,   Nepal earthquake,   disaster management,   Nisha Desai Biswal,   Latest world news ,  
<strong>Uttarakhand</strong> government bans Maggi amid controversy

Uttarakhand government bans Maggi amid controversy

04 Jun 2015

Dehradun: Uttarakhand has joined the list of states to ban the sale of Maggi with samples of the popular food product failing laboratory tests. "A decision to ban the sale of Maggi was taken late last night in public interest by the Food Security Department as 2 of a 300 odd samples of the food product failed laboratory tests," Principal Secretary Health Om Prakash told reporters.

Maggi row,   Noodle,   Nestle India,   Maggi banned,   Laboratory tests,   Food product,   Latest States News,  

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