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Assam Rifles contingent leaves for Haiti UN mission


June 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 160-man contingent of India's Assam Rifles Wednesday left for the Caribbean nation of Haiti on a year-long deployment under the United Nations' stabilisation mission ... Read more...

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Indian delegation holds talks in Sri Lanka


April 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 17 (IANS) A visiting Indian parliamentary delegation held talks in Colombo Tuesday to assess the post-war situation in the country, the Sri Lankan external affairs ministry said.The delegation, ... Read more...

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Mumbai Airport to close for reconstruction work


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will remain closed starting Saturday (today) and the next two Saturdays for five hours each for reconstruction work, an official ... Read more...

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China helps 12 mn quake-hit people with $137 bn expenditure


February 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) China spent 866 billion yuan (about $137 billion) over reconstruction work in its quake-hit Sichuan province, helping over 12 million people in repairing houses and ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves repair of Tamil houses in Sri Lanka


December 1st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved reconstruction and repair of 49,000 houses for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and for Indian-origin Tamils in Sri Lanka.According to an ... Read more...

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A busy schedule at revamped Bolshoi Theatre


October 25th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After reopening following a six-year reconstruction, Moscow's renowned Bolshoi Theatre will have a busy programme.It includes a performance by the La Scala opera company and ... Read more...

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Army, IAF’s relief, reconstruction efforts on in Sikkim


October 17th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Oct 17 (IANS) A month after a quake devastated the mountainous state of Sikkim, defence personnel are still engaged in relief and reconstruction work in the state's North district ... Read more...

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Orissa hastens post flood re-construction


October 8th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 (IANS) Orissa has set up panels to speed up reconstruction work in the districts hit by two rounds of floods last month, an official said Saturday.The floods ... Read more...

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Japan exports value fall in wake of March 11 quake


April 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 20 (ANI): The March 11 earthquake-cum-tsunami in Japan, has affected that country's exports adversely for the first time in over a year.According to finance ministry statistics, there has been a ... Read more...

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Several strong quakes rocks northeastern Japan


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 23 (ANI): Several strong earthquakes shook northeastern parts of Japan on Wednesday morning, days after a devastaing 8.9 magnitude earthquake-cum-tsunami rocked the country on March 11, the Japan Meteorological Agency ... Read more...

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Japan may need 3 extra budgets to finance reconstruction work in tsunami struck areas: Minister


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 22 (ANI): Japanese National Policy Minister Koichiro Gemba has said that the government might need to create three different supplementary budgets for fiscal 2011 to finance reconstruction work in the ... Read more...

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UNDP soccer match raises over 500,000 dollars for Pakistan, Haiti disaster relief


February 4th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Feb 4(ANI): A special UNDP soccer match played by some of the world's top footballers in December 2010 raised over half a million dollars for the ongoing post-disaster reconstruction work in ... Read more...

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Brazil mudslides: Death toll rises to 727


January 20th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) The number of dead due to mudslides caused by downpours that deluged the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has climbed to 727, while over 200 ... Read more...

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China betrayed friendship, says Farooq on reported Chinese incursion


January 10th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) China had "betrayed the concept of friendship", union minister Farooq Abdullah has said amid reports of "incursions" into Indian territory in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region. "China has ... Read more...

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Restoration work of flood channel Padshahi Bagh starts in Kashmir


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Nov.23 (ANI): Restoration work of the historical Padshahi Bagh flood channel has started here, to divert the excess water from the River Jhelum whenever flood situations arise.The Irrigation and ... Read more...

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Over Rs.10 bn distributed to Pakistan flood-hit


November 4th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Over Rs.10 billion have been distributed to flood-affected families in Pakistan through a government scheme called watan card, a minister said Thursday.The "watan card", launched by the National ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Kashmir Sunday


October 28th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will visit Leh and the Kashmir Valley in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, official sources said Wednesday.The home minister will review the reconstruction ... Read more...

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PM likely to visit Leh to review reconstruction


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) Keeping his promise to the people of devastation-hit Leh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to visit the cold desert next month to oversee relief and ... Read more...

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Typhoon kills dozens in North Korea


September 15th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 15 (DPA) Typhoon Kompasu killed dozens of people in North Korea when it hit the country two weeks ago, state media reported Wednesday. "Cloud bursts, strong winds and landslides" were responsible ... Read more...

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Zardari to pitch “trade, not aid” slogan to world to rescue flood-hit Pakistan


September 4th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi/Islamabad, Sept 4 (ANI): Pakistan president Asaf Ali Zardari has called for "trade, not aid", to deal with the devastation caused by floods in the country."We will press forward with this slogan ... Read more...

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India reassures Sri Lankan Tamils of speedy resettlement


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Colombo/New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India Wednesday rejected reports that it was bringing Indian nationals to Sri Lanka for reconstruction work in the war-ravaged northern districts and underlined its determination to ... Read more...

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Railways want security before reconstruction work in Kashmir


August 19th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 19 (IANS) The railways has apologised to the Jammu and Kashmir government for the delay in reconstructing stations and tracks damaged during the trouble in the Valley, an official said, ... Read more...

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‘Expedite rehabilitation work in flood-hit Ladakh’


August 13th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The reconstruction and rehabilitation work in Jammu and Kashmir's flood-hit Ladakh region needs to be fast-tracked before the onset of winter, during which road links to the ... Read more...

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World Bank announces 900 million dollar grant for Pak flood victims


August 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 13(ANI): The World Bank has announced a grant of 900 million dollars for relief and reconstruction work following the floods in Pakistan.This was announced by Pakistan Finance Minister Dr. Abdul ... Read more...

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World Bank announces $900 mn for Pakistan floods


August 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The World Bank has announced a grant of $900 million for relief and reconstruction work following the floods in Pakistan that have cost the nation around Rs.250 billion, ... Read more...

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Fatehpur Sikri gets a makeover ahead of Commonwealth Games


July 13th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), July 13 (ANI): As the Commonwealth Games near, Fatehpur Sikri, one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites near Agra, is also undergoing renovation."Eight teams of architects have been deployed ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s president to visit India


June 7th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (DPA) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to begin a three-day visit to India Tuesday and will meet with his counterpart Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The ... Read more...

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Andhra to seek Rs.1,357 crore for cyclone relief


June 6th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Saturday decided to seek assistance of Rs.1,357.42 crore from the central government for reconstruction work in areas hit by last month's cyclone Laila. The state cabinet, which ... Read more...

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Left Front calls 12-hour shutdown in Sundarbans


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Saturday called a 12-hour shutdown in the Sundarbans area Tuesday to protest against the central government not releasing the promised funds for reconstruction ... Read more...

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Manmohan cautions Karzai against moderate Taliban trap


April 26th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday held talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and conveyed India's concerns over a plan to hold talks with the so-called moderate ... Read more...

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India’s work in Afghanistan critically important: US envoy


April 19th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Monday lauded India's reconstruction work in Afghanistan and stressed that there were opportunities for the two countries to work together in ... Read more...

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Eco-tourism city to come up in quake-hit Yushu


April 19th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) An eco-tourism city will be built in Yushu in China's Qinghai province, devastated by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, a media report said Monday. The post-disaster reconstruction of Yushu is ... Read more...

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In Sundarbans, weak embankments a major concern this monsoon


April 12th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The memories of last year's cyclone Aila are still fresh in the minds of thousands of people living on the Sundarbans islands. Fear of another catastrophe ... Read more...

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No more terrible Tuesdays at Mumbai airport


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) No more terrible Tuesdays at Mumbai International Airport from now on. After more than 22 weeks, the reconstruction work of the airport runway intersection was successfully completed here ... Read more...

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Chile will take years to recover from quake impact: president


March 13th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 13 (IANS) Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has said the Feb 27 earthquake and the following tsunami had cost the nation tens of billions of dollars and left an impact that ... Read more...

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