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Pakistan rescues thousands as floods hit southern Sindh province

Pakistan rescues thousands as floods hit southern Sindh province

19 Sep 2014

Islamabad: Pakistan's disaster management agency says rescuers have evacuated thousands of people stranded in parts of the country's south after being hit by floods.

Pakistan's disaster management agency,   National Disaster Management Agency,   Ahmad Kamal,   southern Sindh province ,  
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,  
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,  
12 percent teens consume tobacco in Uttarakhand: Survey

12 percent teens consume tobacco in Uttarakhand: Survey

06 Sep 2014

Dehradun: A little over 12 percent of teenagers across Uttarakhand consume tobacco products, a survey has found. Releasing Uttarakhand Youth Tobacco Survey report here on Friday, Additional Chief Secretary S Raju said a total of 12.2 percent of teenage students in the state use tobacco products in their different forms especially smoking.

12 percent,   teens,   tobacco,   Uttrakhand,   Survey,   tobacco consumption,   ,  
 Rawat assures local bodies of providing all kind of help

Rawat assures local bodies of providing all kind of help

26 Aug 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday said that his government will provide all kind of help to ensure more participative role of local bodies in the state's development.

Uttrakhand government,   Uttrakhand CM,   Harish Rawat,   Finance Commission,   Pritam Singh Panwar,   state Urban Development Minister,   Uttrakhand local bodies,   Uttrakhand development,  
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,  
<strong>Uttrakhand</strong> CM says no to foreign tours by government functionaries

Uttrakhand CM says no to foreign tours by government functionaries

19 Aug 2014

Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat has put a ban on foreign tours by ministers, officials and members of the legislative assembly, aiming to cut down on unnecessary expenses and bring about greater transparency in governance.

Chief Minister Harish Rawat,   foreign tours,   legislative assembly,   transparency in governance ,  
Landslide triggered by heavy rains disconnect villages in <strong>Uttrakhand</strong>

Landslide triggered by heavy rains disconnect villages in Uttrakhand

18 Aug 2014

Uttarkashi: Heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand has resulted in landslide on Yamnotri road. The Uttarkashi district in the state witnessed heavy damage and cutting of several villages from the state.

Landslide,   Uttrakhand,   Heavy Rains,   Villages,   Flood,   Road Block,   ,  
Rajnath refutes <strong>Uttrakhand</strong> Governor's claim of being asked to quit

Rajnath refutes Uttrakhand Governor's claim of being asked to quit

23 Aug 2014

New Delhi: Government denied claims made by Uttrakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi that he had been asked to quit and said an appropriate response will be filed before Supreme Court soon.

Rajnath Singh,   Uttrakhand Aziz Qureshi,   Supreme Court,   Narendar Modi,   Modi government,  

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